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Plan Seeks Gambling Winnings of Deadbeat Parents

The Bush administration proposes a plan that would use the gambling winnings of deadbeat parents to make up for unpaid child support. Under the plan, jackpot or ticket winners would be checked against a national database of deadbeat parents. NPR's Jack Speer reports.

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Jack Speer
Jack Speer is a newscaster at NPR in Washington, DC. In this role he reports, writes, edits, and produces live hourly updates which air during NPR programming.

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