August 2008 archive

Winning $3M Lottery Ticket Answers Church’s Prayers

Source: www.Newsday.com It was an unpleasant announcement for Pastor Bertrand Crabbe to make to his congregation at True North Community Church in Port Jefferson Station. The group had outgrown its home on Terryville Road and would soon have to take up a nomadic existence for the foreseeable future — holding services out of rented ballrooms …

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2 Hit Florida Lotto $30 Million Jackpot

Source: Florida Sun Sentinel/Associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Two tickets matched all six Florida Lotto numbers to share a jackpot of $30 million, lottery officials said Thursday. The winning tickets were bought in Poinciana and Melbourne, officials said. A total of 119 tickets matched five numbers to win $4,233.50 each; 7,182 tickets matched four numbers …

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Lancaster County Powerball Winner

Source: Fox  News Jean Edwards has a winning smile. A million dollar one, in fact. Actually, an 86.3 million dollar smile. Her husband Barrie got a powerball ticket at the Turkey Hill in Willow Street, Lancaster County. She went to bed before watching the drawing saturday.. “He came back to the bedroom, threw the light …

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Mo. Army Vet Wins Half of $4.9M Lottery Prize

Source: www.Armytimes.com/Associated Press DE SOTO, Mo. — An Army veteran and his wife are in the money. The couple won half of the $4.9 million Lotto jackpot for the Aug. 2 drawing. The other winning ticket was sold at Apple Market in Kansas City, but that ticket has not yet been claimed. The De Soto …

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8-8-8? It Could be Hot Lottery Pick

Source: The Capital Times The number 8 might not be considered as lucky as the number 7, but that won’t stop thousands of lottery players in Wisconsin from stringing their 8s together in two daily lotto games on Friday, Aug. 8, 2008 (8-8-08). Wisconsin Lottery spokesman Andrew Bohage said there’s a good chance the Pick …

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