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  • 3 Md. School Workers Split Mega Millions Win

    3 Md. School Workers Split Mega Millions Win

    By Sarah Brumfield BALTIMORE -- Two public school teachers and a school administrator are sharing the spoils of last month's record Mega Millions jackpot, planning trips to Europe, new homes and a daughter's college education, Maryland Lottery officials said Tuesday. Continue Reading

  • Mega Millions Lottery Winner Steps Forward -- Anonymously

    Mega Millions Lottery Winner Steps Forward -- Anonymously

    BALTIMORE -- Maryland Lottery officials say they'll share more information about the state's Mega Millions winner. While officials say the winner of a share of the record $656 million jackpot will remain anonymous, they'll give some details about the winner's story Tuesday morning. Maryland doesn't require... Continue Reading

  • Illinois Town Abuzz Over Lottery Jackpot Winner

    Illinois Town Abuzz Over Lottery Jackpot Winner

    RED BUD, Ill. -- Like every Mega Millions ticketholder, paramedic Dan Parrott let himself imagine all the cool stuff the world-record $640 million jackpot would buy -- a new house, a new car, even new ambulances and a new stationhouse for his employer. But his dreams imploded Saturday when his $40 worth of... Continue Reading

  • $1 Million Lottery Winner Still Uses Food Stamps

    $1 Million Lottery Winner Still Uses Food Stamps

    Winning the lottery can be world-rocking, and it certainly was for Amanda Clayton, who scored $1 million in Michigan's state lottery last September, or a little over $500,000, she says, after taxes. But there are downsides too: Like jealous friends who are looking for ways to bring you down, as in tipping off... Continue Reading