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December 3, 2014 at 1:18 PM

$90 million Powerball prize to be claimed Thursday

The Associated Press OLYMPIA — A Powerball jackpot winner is stepping forward to claim the $90 million prize. Washington Lottery officials said Wednesday that the winner will claim their winnings Thursday morning in Olympia at the Lottery headquarters. A news release said that the prize is the first Powerball jackpot won in Washington state. Powerball is played in…


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December 2, 2014 at 11:48 AM

Winner hasn’t claimed $90 million Powerball ticket bought in Auburn

The state’s first winning Powerball jackpot ticket was sold in Auburn on Saturday and state lottery officials are waiting for the winner to claim the whopping $90 million jackpot. Washington Lottery officials said someone has contacted them to say they have the winning ticket, but nobody has presented the ticket for verification at a Lottery office. The winning…


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May 19, 2013 at 9:23 AM

Sunday Memo update: Mercer opens early . . . Hoops hopes . . . Powerball winner

Mercer Street opens: Mercer Street and Broad Street are now open to traffic, says  the Seattle Department of Transportation. Crews getting ready for the demolition of the east half of the Highway 99 bridge over Mercer got their work done earlier than the expected Monday 5 a.m. completion. The rerouting that was to go into…


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November 28, 2012 at 5:45 AM

Wednesday Memo: Hope Solo says she’s OK … Rain … Powerball

Have you enjoyed this dry weather? Good, because we’re in for rain tonight and a couple of storms later this week and possibly even heavier rain and wind into next week, says the National Weather Service. Have you gotten all those leaves raked? It’s really difficult when they’re wet …   Hope Solo puts focus on…


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February 12, 2012 at 10:04 AM

Morning memo/Sunday: Clouds and showers coming; another nightclub-related shooting; R.I. player wins Powerball

Weather:  Don’t get your hopes up about much sun peeking through this week  — or even clear skies. The forecast calls for a chance of showers today and Monday, with showers, clouds or the chance of both for the rest of the week. Expects highs in the high 40s and low 50s. Details Traffic:  Details  Powerball…


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February 9, 2012 at 7:28 PM

Powerball jackpot goes to record $310 million

Times staff and news services Nobody won a jackpot in the Wednesday night lottery drawings, the Washington Lottery says. The Powerball jackpot now goes up to a record amount, an estimated $310 million. The Lotto jackpot goes to $5.6 million, and the Hit 5 jackpot to $640,000, according to a news release from the state lottery. The six…


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