After 61 Years, Indiana Town Legalizes Pinball The town of Kokomo banned pinball in 1955, saying it worked against "peace and good order." The widely ignored ban has finally been lifted.
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After 61 Years, Indiana Town Legalizes Pinball

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After 61 Years, Indiana Town Legalizes Pinball

After 61 Years, Indiana Town Legalizes Pinball

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STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. Never mind legalizing pot - Kokomo, Ind., legalized pinball. The city council ended a ban that stretched back to 1955. Way back then, the council said pinball worked against peace and good order. Wives complained about husbands who gambled away their entire paychecks. In more recent times, the ban seems to have been ignored. And at last, the city council has revoked it, taking its chances on keeping the peace from now on. You're listening to MORNING EDITION.

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