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Candidates for Alabama Governor Want to Get Rid of Task Force

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - The commander of Gov. Bob Riley's task
force went back to court Monday seeking permission to raid
Victoryland, the state's largest and last electronic bingo casino
in operation.

But even if task force commander John Tyson is successful, the
casinos could be back in business once a new governor takes office
on Jan. 17.

Both major party candidates for governor are saying they will
get rid of the task force.

Democratic candidate Ron Sparks says his first action as governor will be to fire Tyson.

Republican Robert Bentley says he will "dismantle the task force" and concentrate on finding jobs for Alabama residents who are out of work.

Tyson said he works for Riley and he wouldn't expect to keep the
position after Riley leaves office.


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