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3 hrs ago | KRNV-TV Reno

Governor, lawmakers agree on Hollywood tax credit

California lawmakers and Gov. Jerry Brown say they have reached a deal that would offer $330 million a year in tax credits for Hollywood film productions over five years.

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Related Topix: Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), US Governors, Jerry Brown

4 hrs ago | WTVC

Tennessee Lottery Ticket Worth $1.6 Million

A $1,685,714 win in Hohenwald, Tenn. Wednesday night brings the number of Tennessee Lottery wins of $1 million or more to 145, and breaks the previous record for a single winner in this Tennessee-only drawing-style game.

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Related Topix: Hohenwald, TN

8 hrs ago | WNFL-AM Green Bay

$1-million lottery ticket sold in Green Bay

GREEN BAY, Wis The Packers don't play until tonight, but somebody in Green Bay is already a big winner.

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Related Topix: Green Bay, WI, New Berlin, WI, Berlin, WI

9 hrs ago | WCHS-TV Charleston

Gambling At The Greenbrier Boosts WV Lottery Revenue For July

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Gambling at The Greenbrier gave the West Virginia Lottery's revenue a boost in July.

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Related Topix: Charleston, WV, Kanawha County, WV

10 hrs ago | Michigan Radio

Truth Squad: no fouls for Land attack ads, but not the 'whole truth,' either

The Truth Squad at Bridge Magazine reviewed a couple of TV ads put on the air by Republican Terri Lynn Land's campaign for U.S. Senate .

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy

14 hrs ago | Evening Sun

PA Lottery Cash 5 ticket worth $800,000 sold in Hanover

MIDDLETOWN >> One jackpot-winning Pennsylvania Lottery Cash 5 ticket worth $800,000 from the Tuesday, Aug. 26, drawing was sold at Newcomer's Candynut Shoppe, 1055 Baltimore St., Hanover.

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Related Topix: Hanover, PA, Dauphin County, PA, York County, PA

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Business Journal

Metro asks court to shut down HQ hotel opponents' legal challenge

The Metro Council, led by Tom Hughes, is asking a judge to throw out a legal challenge by opponents of the proposed hotel just north of Oregon Convention Center.

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Whittier Daily News

Owner of $26 million lottery ticket sold in South El Monte claims prize

A winner has stepped forward to claim his prize after a ticket he bought at a South El Monte liquor store won a $26 million jackpot earlier this month, California Lottery officials announced this week.

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Related Topix: South El Monte, CA, El Monte, CA

WGBH

Life After Ice Buckets: ALS Group Faces $94 Million Challenge

Bill Gates, Martha Stewart, LeBron James, Lindsay Lohan, Kermit the Frog and Conan O'Brien all got icily drenched for charity.

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Related Topix: Life, Charity

Edmonton Journal

Email offering $1 million from Edmonton lottery winners a scam

Stantec's new $500-million skyscraper will be mighty tall when it's completed in 2018 - 62 storeys, dwarfing all other Edmonton towers, making it one of the highest skyscrapers in the country, behind five Toronto and two Calgary towers .

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Jackson Hole Radio

Wyoming Lottery Sells $200,000 of Tickets in First Day

The Wyoming Lottery sold almost $200,000 in Powerball and Mega Millions tickets in their opening day.

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Cape Cod Times

Mass. bettors drawn to pricey 'world class' $30 instant lottery ticket

The Massachusetts Lottery's most expensive instant ticket, priced at $30, is the biggest success of its kind in the industry, beating nine other states that also introduced instant tickets at the same price this year, according to lottery officials.

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Related Topix: Springfield, MA, Plainville, MA

The Toronto Star

Mississauga couple has won two lottery houses in five years

Why would you hate Dawn Krolikowski? She is in many ways quite a normal person: Mother of two.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

Scam alert: Residents warned of phony lottery mailer

The mailer, from the Award Notification Commission in Kansas City, Kan., appears to offer the recipient a prize of $2 million or a smaller lump sum figure.

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Related Topix: Kansas City, KS

Northwest Florida Daily News

Live Blog: Local election results

Bob Cole, who has trailed all night to Jim Melvin, now leads 50.24 percent to 49.76 percent with 40 of 41 precincts reported.

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Related Topix: Santa Rosa County, FL, Valparaiso, FL, Okaloosa County, FL, Destin, FL, Fort Walton Beach, FL

Breitbart.com

Chuck Todd: Lottery Players Contribute More than the 1%'s Taxes Do

Chuck Todd, the new host of NBC's Meet The Press , suggested that Americans who do not pay income tax fund public education more than the rich by buying lottery tickets and going to casinos.

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Related Topix: Tax

Post and Courier

Summerville man plans to save, pay bills with $1 million in lottery winnings

A Summerville man who won $1 million in a state lottery game plans to pay off some bills and save the rest, much to his wife's chagrin, the S.C. Education Lottery said in a statement Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Summerville, SC

Cotswold Journal

Worcestershire charities awarded thousands of pounds in lottery grants

A RAFT of charities and community projects across Worcestershire have been awarded a share of a A 1.7 million pot of funding.

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Related Topix: Worcestershire County, England, United Kingdom, World News, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Family

Dorsetecho.co.uk

Weymouth and West Dorset community groups celebrate after securing Lottery grants

COMMUNITY groups across south and west Dorset are celebrating after securing thousands of pounds in grants from The Big Lottery Fund.

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Related Topix: Dorset County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

Eastlothian Today

Lottery provides A 36 million for East Lothian

More than 850 local projects have benefited from cash raised by 70 per cent of the UK adult population who buy tickets.

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Related Topix: Lothian County, Scotland, United Kingdom, World News,

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