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North Carolina Education Lottery

NC man parlays fishing luck into $4M lottery win

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A Sims man who had a good day fishing landed an even bigger prize from the North Carolina Education Lottery. Full story...
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Taste for home cookin' leads to $100,000 lottery win for Southport man

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videoA Southport man says he has several plans for his $100,000 lottery win. Clayton B. Cameron, Jr., a retired animal control officer, had a taste for home cooking and lottery tickets last night, and his indulgence quickly paid off with a $100,000 win in the Monopoly scratch-off game. Full story...
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Jacksonville man claims $1 million Powerball prize

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Gregory Wernli of Jacksonville claimed a $1 million Powerball prize on Monday morning. His win makes him the fifth player in North Carolina to claim $1 million or more playing Powerball in 2013. Full story...
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Columbus County woman claims $200,000 lottery prize

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April Solomon, a dry cleaner from Whiteville, claimed the $200,000 top prize she won playing Power 7s on Monday afternoon. Full story...
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Onslow County man to use Cash 5 win to make home repairs

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Dexter Barlow, a retiree from Swansboro, plans to use his $114,957 Cash 5 prize to make repairs to his home. Full story...
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NC lawmakers, McCrory looking at lottery changes

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A bill scheduled for House debate this week would delete the name "education" from the North Carolina Education Lottery and tweak advertising. Full story...
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Lottery would see name change in NC House bill

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Some lawmakers want to remove the word "education" from the North Carolina Education Lottery and restrict advertising for the games. Full story...
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Lottery winner keeps winnings, keeps winning

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video Imagine winning $200,000 and then having to worry you would not get the money. That's what happened to a Wilmington woman last night, after confusion involving her mom. Full story...
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Education Lottery to review award of $200,000 prize to Wilmington winner

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video Tuesday, the lottery announced Lisa Priola of Wilmington had won a $200,000 prize, and even included a picture of a woman with a big check. Later the lottery said it learned that the winner's mother, Grace Priola, was allowed to accept the prize of behalf of her daughter. Full story...
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Wilmington grandma wins $200,000 in lottery

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video A Wilmington grandmother says winning $200,000 in the lottery means she will be able to buy a house and provide for her three grandchildren's future. Lisa Priola also plans to give to causes she cares about, including paralyzed veterans' care and cancer research. Full story...
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