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2 hrs ago | The Age

Curse of the lottery winners

If the traffic at newsagencies on the eve of a major lottery is anything to go by, there is no shortage of people keen to disprove the aphorism that money can't buy happiness.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Gazette Series

a Mystery lottery winner has just under a month to claim their EuroMillions winnings.

The search is still on to find the owner, from South Gloucestershire, of the ticket which won a prize of over A 50,000 in the draw on Friday, March 28 this year.

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Related Topix: Gloucestershire County, England, United Kingdom

Canada.com

Former B.C. lottery chief repays almost $55,000 in disputed compensation

On Monday morning shortly before noon, Gillian Bennett dragged a foam mattress from her home on Bowen Island to one of her favourite spots on the grass, facing a craggy rock cliff, the place she had chosen to die.

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BroadwayWorld.com

WICKED Announces Lottery for San Jose's Center for the Performing Arts Run

A day-of-performance lottery for a limited number of orchestra seats will be held for WICKED, which is making its South Bay premiere at San Jose's Center for the Performing Arts with performances from August 27 - September 14. Two and one-half hours prior to each performance, people who present themselves at the Center for the Performing Arts box ... (more)

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Related Topix: Theater, Wicked, United Kingdom Travel, Travel, Europe Travel, London, United Kingdom Travel

WAVE-TV Louisville

5 winning tickets, 5 times the money for 1 KY Lottery player

A very lucky lottery player will soon be $1 million richer after buying five winning tickets in a single night in Lexington.

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Related Topix: Lexington, KY, Gaming, Kentucky Lottery, Louisville, KY

Time

TV Goes to the Ends of the World

Back in 1983, when you killed millions of people on prime-time TV, that was enough to get people's attention.

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USA Today

$3 million lottery winnings just chicken feed to farmer

For lottery winner, $3Mis a lot of chicken feedCash gives U.P. farmer freedom to do what he wants - work all dayCARLISLE: Little has changed for lottery winner from the U.P. By John CarlisleDetroit Free Press $3 million lottery winnings just chicken feed to farmer For lottery winner, $3Mis a lot of chicken feedCash gives U.P. farmer freedom to do ... (more)

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Related Topix: Manistique, MI

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Townhall

LA's Idea of Using a Lottery to Entice Voters Is a Stinker

The Los Angeles Ethics Commission voted unanimously last week to ask the City Council to consider "financial incentives, such as a lottery system," to draw voters to the polls.

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Bangkok Post

NCPO needs a lottery win

Lottery overpricing, illegal parking by passenger van drivers and exploitation of migrant workers were the first three problems the National Council for Peace and Order tackled after the May 22 coup.

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Related Topix: Opinion

Capital Soup

Florida Lottery Announces $27 Billion in Transfers to Education

The Florida Lottery announces a new milestone of $27 billion in transfers to education since 1988.

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Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, US Governors, Rick Scott

Local TV Station KTVZ

BBB: Lottery scam lures with 'Mega Millions'

"You've won millions!" That's the bait from the latest Jamaican lottery scam hitting the Northwest, the Better Business Bureau warned Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Jamaica, NY

ABC News 4 Charleston

Million dollar lottery ticket sold in Summerville

South Carolina Education Lottery officials announced Wednesday morning that a lucky lottery ticket buyer could soon be a millionaire.

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Derby Shire Times

Significant work begins in Shirebrook and Scarcliffe

Significant work has started in Shirebrook and Scarcliffe on redeveloping the Archaeological Way which aims to link the communities it passes to services and provide a safe way for families to access the countryside.

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WTAX-AM Springfield

Lawmaker Says Ditching Lottery Company Is Just the Ticket

With the state cutting ties with the private vendor running the Illinois Lottery, one state lawmaker says it's time to bring it back in-house.

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Related Topix: Illinois

Tue Aug 19, 2014

MLive.com

Mega Millions winning numbers for $160 million jackpot; Michigan Lottery officials report brisk saless

Tonight's Mega Millions jackpot is $160 million, and the winning numbers will be selected at 10:59 p.m. "From 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., sales were averaging about 93,000 tickets per hour.

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Related Topix: Gaming, Michigan Lottery, Port Huron, MI

Bangor Daily News

Lottery-funded construction projects nearly finished at East Millinocket high school

Workers secure insulation as part of a $2.4 million roof replacement at Schenck High School in East Millinocket on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014.

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Related Topix: East Millinocket, ME

Cybercast News Service

Lucrative Grand Canyon contract up for bid again

A lucrative contract to operate some of the most iconic lodging and food locations at the Grand Canyon has been opened up to bidding for vendors in a deal that will result in several changes for the millions of people who visit the landmark each year.

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Toledo Blade

Winning lottery ticket goes unclaimed

A Powerball ticket sold in West Virginia that was worth $1 million from the Feb. 11 drawing has gone unclaimed.

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Related Topix: Poca, WV

WMDT

Easton Acme Donates To Charities After Selling Winning Lottery Ticket

After a million-dollar Powerball ticket was sold at the Easton Acme earlier this month, Acme decided to give back.

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Journalgazette.net

Kokomo man wins $270,000 in 'Millionnaire' finale

A Kokomo man won $270,000 Saturday in the finals of Hoosier Millionnaire's 25th anniversary show at the Indiana State Fair in Indianapolis, the Hoosier Lottery said today.

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Related Topix: Fort Wayne, IN, New Haven, IN, North Webster, IN, Wolcottville, IN

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