LINCOLN, Ala. (AP) - The mayor of an Alabama city says his
town's lottery isn't really a lottery.
The Talladega County city of Lincoln announced plans last week
for what it's calling the "Lincoln Census Lottery." The town will
hold a drawing for $1,500 in cash prizes for people who complete
their Census forms and take them to City Hall.
The city received lots of phone calls about the plan, but Mayor
Lew Watson now says the offer really isn't a lottery. That's
because it doesn't cost anything to participate.
The difference is important because Alabama law doesn't allow
The state attorney general's office says it hasn't reviewed the
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