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3 hrs ago | 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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Texas Tech Football #ALSIceBucketChallenge

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

George W. Bush Just Took The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge And It's Pretty Hilarious

LAPD Cop: If You Don't Want To Get Shot, Don't Challenge Me

4 hrs ago | 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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8 hrs ago | 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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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

Cleveland.com

Ohio Lottery has $225 million in jackpots available over next two days, including...

Nearly $225 million is up for grabs in the Ohio Lottery's four major drawings over the next two days.

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Examiner.com

Beware of the Lottery Scam

"You have won!" Yippeeee! NOT! Let's see if you're in that percentage of the population who will fall for this lottery scam .

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KWQC-TV Davenport

Iowa siblings sharing $1 million lottery prize

The Des Moines Register says 61-year-old Stephen Bevis, his 59-year-old brother, Craig, and their 55-year-old sister, Marsha, claimed their prize Monday at Iowa Lottery headquarters in Des Moines.

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Related Topix: Iowa, Iowa Lottery, Gaming

Kent Online

Is it you? National Lottery urges Lotto players to check tickets...

A lucky Thanet resident is sitting on a gold mine - but has failed to cash in a winning Lotto ticket worth 1.4million.

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The Guardian

Atlantic Lotto looks to get into consulting

The corporation has approached the four Atlantic provinces requesting approval to deliver professional consulting services to lottery and gaming industries outside the region.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News

WMGI-FM Terre Haute

Gtech Misses Hoosier Lottery Projections

Yesterday we told you how the state of Illinois dropped Northstar Lottery Group that was hired to run that states lottery.

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ProPublica

Q&A: The Hidden Costs of Tobacco Debt

Even when taxpayers aren't explicitly on the hook, tobacco bonds can cost states and local governments money.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Smoking, Medicine, Health

Mon Aug 18, 2014

WKXW-FM Trenton

Winning NJ Lottery numbers, Aug. 18

Five out of six paid $1,331 to 21 winners; four out of six paid $41 to 736 winners; three out of six paid $3 to 11,394 winners.

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KAAL-TV Austin

Austin Man Wins $1 Million in Powerball Drawing

Lottery officials say Robert Shatek arrived at the Minnesota Lottery headquarters in Roseville Monday morning with the winning ticket in hand.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Sheridan grandmother will buy first lottery ticket

"I am not a lottery player at all; this will be the first lottery ticket that I will ever buy," Mary Ogg said in a telephone interview Monday.

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DurhamRegion.com

Lucky numbers: Woman wins $1 million in lottery

Graham who also plays LOTTARIO and LOTTO MAX picked up her 6/49 ticket at the Mac's on Upper James St. "I was at the Mac's store and I thought I won $1,000.

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