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September 28, 1999 | AMY PYLE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Yakima Dixie has spent much of his adult life in and out of jail. He lives month-to-month on a disability check in a 600-square-foot house heated by wood-burning stoves. The nearest store is seven miles away and he doesn't own a car. But Dixie could get an annual $1-million check for up to 20 years if voters in March approve a deal reached earlier this month between the governor and dozens of Indian tribes with gambling operations.
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September 28, 1999 | AMY PYLE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Yakima Dixie has spent much of his adult life in and out of jail. He lives month-to-month on a disability check in a 600-square-foot house heated by wood-burning stoves. The nearest store is seven miles away and he doesn't own a car. But Dixie could get an annual $1-million check for up to 20 years if voters in March approve a deal reached earlier this month between the governor and dozens of Indian tribes with gambling operations.
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