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4 hrs ago | Boston.com

Lottery-Winning Waltham Cop Gets 5-Year Sentence in Child Porn Case

Paul Manganelli, the Waltham police officer who won $1 million on a 2011 lottery ticket has been convicted of federal pornography charges.

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Related Topix: Federal Prisons, Prison

6 hrs ago | NBC12

On Your Side: Tips for avoiding foreign lottery scams

The Virginia Lottery is rolling out an ad campaign called Play Smart to alert peopleespecially seniors - about lottery-related scams.

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10 hrs ago | Tri-cityherald.com

US cracks down on Caribbean drug trafficking ring

The indictment charges members of the group with generating some $127 million in revenue by trafficking Colombian cocaine from the Dutch Caribbean territory of St. Maarten by boat and plane for almost a decade.

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Related Topix: Drugs, South America, World News, Colombia

10 hrs ago | Canada.com

Edmonton couple kept $50M lottery win secret for months

The Edmonton couple won the $50 million LOTTO MAX, the city's largest ever lottery draw way back in December, but lived life normally while waiting until now to break the news.

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14 hrs ago | The Cuero Record, Cuero, Texas

Texas Lottery Commission presents $365,312.72 check to Stripes Store

StripesA Convenience Stores recently sold a winning Texas Lottery ticket worth an estimated $36.25 million at Stripes Store #9416 on 111 E. Morgan Ave. in Cuero.

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Related Topix: Gaming, Texas Lottery Commission, Cuero, TX

14 hrs ago | The Otago Daily Times

Malaysian lottery scam posted to NZ

Erin Howard, of Dunedin, holds granddaughter Anika Boereboom and the Malaysian lottery scratch tickets sent in the mail.

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Related Topix: World News, Malaysia,

17 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

Ocoee woman wins $3M in Florida Lottery scratch-off

One of Florida's newest multi-millionaires has a simple plan for her windfall: she want to pay off her mortgage in Ocoee then buy a second home for her family.

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21 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

New racinos and a $30 ticket propel Ohio Lottery to record sales - providing $904 million...

New racinos and its 40th anniversary were just the ticket for the Ohio Lottery, which is celebrating record sales and more than $900 million to fund education.

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Yesterday | FOX16

Arkansans Warned About Lottery Phone Scam

The Arkansas Scholarship Lottery is warning Arkansans about scammers who are making false representations about individuals winning a lottery prize.

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Related Topix: Arkansas, Arkansas Government

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Fontana market sells winning Powerball ticket worth nearly $36 million

Someone who purchased a ticket at the grocery store in the 8900 block of Sierra Avenue won the Powerball lottery during Saturday night's drawing, the California Lottery announced Sunday.

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Related Topix: Fontana, CA

ClickOnDetroit

Former N. Michigan prosecutor accused of murder-for-hire

In the late 90s he was Leelanau County prosecutor. Now, he's charged in neighboring Grand Traverse County with solicitation of murder.

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Related Topix: Leelanau County, MI, Grand Traverse County, MI, Traverse City, MI

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Schuyler County man wins $1 million in lotterySchuyler County man...

Schuyler County man wins $1 million in lottery Winner's identity will be announced at a Thursday news conference Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1mwRD71 The identity of the winner will be revealed at a Thursday news conference, according to a press release from the New York State Lottery.

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Related Topix: Schuyler County, NY, Burdett, NY, Steuben County, NY

Mirror.co.uk

8 of the luckiest people alive: from incredible escapes to multiple lottery winners

Maarten de Jonge, 29, had booked onto both of the doomed Malaysia Airlines flights but changed his plans at the last minute.

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Related Topix: World News, Malaysia, Train Disaster, Air Accidents

Myrtle Beach Online

To encourage saving, some states turn to prizes

Nearly a dozen states believe they've found a way to encourage people to save more money - and have fun doing it.

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Related Topix: Nebraska, Nebraska Government, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Business News

Ashland Times-Gazette

New raffle devices this fall for Ohio vets' posts

Lottery officials say 700 next-generation electronic raffle machines will be installed at Ohio veterans' posts and fraternal organizations in September and probably be in operation by the following month.

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Related Topix: Ohio Lottery Commission, Gaming

Sun Jul 20, 2014

KDLT-TV Sioux Falls

$230,000 Lottery Ticket Sold In Watertown

South Dakota Lottery officials say a ticket sold in Watertown matched all five numbers and the wild card to win the $230,000 Wild Card 2 jackpot in Saturday's drawing.

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Related Topix: Watertown, SD

KLFY-TV Lafayette

Powerball won; jackpots rise for Easy 5, Lotto

A ticket bought in California won the $60 million Powerball jackpot, dropping Wednesday's estimated jackpot to $40 million.

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MyFoxAtlanta

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National Park Service officials say more than 7 million people visited Georgia parks in 2013 and had an economic benefit of about $348 million.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Georgia, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

The Modesto Bee

Calif. store sells $60 million Powerball ticket

California Lottery officials said Sunday that the ticket sold at Cardenas Market #21 in the city of Fontana correctly matched the numbers 10, 53, 17, 25, 45 and the Powerball 9 during Saturday night's drawing.

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Related Topix: San Bernardino County, CA, Fontana, CA, Modesto, CA

The Macon Telegraph

4 Fantasy 5 players win $62,536.92 jackpots

Two winning tickets were purchased in Laurel Hill, and the others were purchased in Port Richey and Hallandale, lottery officials said.

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Related Topix: Port Richey, FL

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