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3 hrs ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

Illinois Lottery app stirs up controversy

Matt Ruder displayed the Illinois Lottery app this month in Peoria, Ill. The app has upset lottery supporters and opponents.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

The City Wire

The politics of the Arkansas Lottery

Editor's note: Maylon Rice is a former newspaper reporter, columnist and editor at several newspapers over the past 40 years.

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KLFY-TV Lafayette

Jackpots unclaimed in top Saturday lotteries in La

The Louisiana Lottery Corp. says nobody won the jackpots for three big weekend lotteries sold in Louisiana.

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WLOS

$1M NC lottery winner says not much has changed

A Fayetteville business owner says not much has changed since he won $1 million in the North Carolina lottery almost two months ago.

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Antrim Today

Work on Lough Neagh action plan commences

Pictured L-R May Devlin, Director, Lough Neagh Partnership; The Honourable Shane O'Neill, Chairman, Lough Neagh Partnership; Paul Mullan, Head of Heritage Lottery Fund NI; Chie McGuckin, Administrator of Landscape Partnership & Gerry Darby, Development Manager of Landscape Partnership Staff have been recruited by the Lough Neagh Partnership to ... (more)

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Reuters

Lottery winners top up Scottish independence coffers with 3 million pound donation

A Scottish couple who won the lottery have donated at least 3 million pounds of their winnings to the campaign for an independent Scotland, making them Britain's biggest political donors, a newspaper reported on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom

The Chronicle-Journal

Winner lives dream

Two Northwestern Ontario residents have hit the OLG jackpot. Dryden resident Marie Martin is living her lottery dream after winning the Guaranteed $1 Million Prize in the March 12 Lotto 6/49 draw.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Miami Herald

No winning tickets in $550,000 Mega Money jackpot

No tickets matched all four numbers plus the Mega Ball to win a $550,000 "Mega Money" jackpot, Florida Lottery officials said Saturday.

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Seattle Times

Lottery is forcing Slovakia’s shop owners to pay sales tax

Jozef Lazarcik, left, wins a car in Slovakia's new tax lottery while host Michal Hudak reaches out to shake his hand in Bratislava, Slovakia, last month.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Slovakia,

Washington Times

Ark. higher education agency taps lottery reserves

The director of the Arkansas Department of Higher Education says the agency has been forced to temporarily tap some of its $20 million lottery reserve fund to cover its Academic Challenge scholarship obligations.

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Inside Bay Area

$1.3 mil. scratch ticket

On Thursday, customer Vinayak Pandit bought the winning ticket, a $2 California Lucky for Life Scratchers, at Victoria Liquors, located at 22 S. Park Victoria Drive, according to a news release from the California Lottery.

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Related Topix: Milpitas, CA

The Orlando Sentinel

Longwood woman wins Fantasy 5 lottery jackpot

One Longwood woman took home the top prize of $241,738 in the "Fantasy 5" game from the March 26 drawing, the Florida Lottery announced Friday.

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MLive.com

Mega Millions numbers for April 18; tonight's Powerball jackpot at $128 million

No one matched the Mega Millions winning numbers on April 18, 2014, increasing the jackpot to $48 million on April 22. In the meantime, tonight's Powerball jackpot is $128 million .

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Related Topix: Algonac, MI

Arkansas Online

Lottery forced to tap reserve

The state Department of Higher Education has spent nearly $113 million on lottery-financed Arkansas Academic Challenge scholarships in the fiscal year that will end June 30 - a $20 million dip from the previous fiscal year - after the 2013 Legislature overhauled the program and cut the scholarships for some future recipients.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Yonkers Daily Voice

Mount Vernon's Anthony Sawyer Wins $1M In Powerball

Mount Vernon's Anthony Sawyer won $1 million in the New York Lottery Powerball drawing on March 8, according to a report from LoHud.

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Related Topix: Mount Vernon, NY, Fishkill, NY

Times Herald-Record

NEWSWATCH: Orange County man wins 3.5 million jackpot

Featured in todays Record Newswatch - Three Orange County residents hit it big in recent lottery drawings; a State Police K-9 is credited with locating millions of dollars worth of heroin in the cab of a stopped tractor-trailer rig in Wawayanda and members of Catholic churches take part in Good Friday processions in Middletown and Newburgh.

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The Advocate

New charter schools hold lottery drawings

Acadiana Renaissance Charter Academy, a new charter school planned for Youngsville, held a lottery earlier this week to select students for the 591 seats available in grades kindergarten through sixth.

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Related Topix: Youngsville, LA, Lafayette, LA

The Advocate

New charter schools hold lottery drawings

Acadiana Renaissance Charter Academy, a new charter school planned for Youngsville, held a lottery earlier this week to select students for the 591 seats available in grades kindergarten through sixth.

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Related Topix: Youngsville, LA, Lafayette, LA

IcLichfield

All smiles: Lottery winners splashing out on getting perfect Hollywood grin

Things are smiles better for new lottery millionaire Colin Roberts whose splashing out for dentists to give him a perfect, glinting Hollywood grin.

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NJ.com

Check your lottery tickets! Cash 5 ticket worth nearly $1.5 million sold in Lehigh County

A ticket for the Wednesday drawing sold at the Top Star Express, 7739 Hamilton Blvd., Upper Macungie Township , correctly matched all five numbers -- 02-03-27-35-36.

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Related Topix: Lehigh County, PA, Middletown, PA

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