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Lottery Ticket Worth $450,000 Sold In West Suburbs

The winner, who has not yet come forward, bought the ticket at Convenient Food Mart, 8290 S. Janes Ave. in Woodridge, and matched all five numbers — 01-06-07-15-27, according to a statement from the Illinois Lottery.


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Scheming Tyson Outlasts Competition To Win ‘Survivor’

Tyson Apostol, who made and broke alliances without ever looking back, won “Survivor: Blood Vs. Water” and the cool $1 million prize.


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A Dozen Illinoisans Come Within One Number Of $600M Powerball Jackpot

One number in Saturday night’s Powerball drawing was the difference for a dozen Illinois players between being $10,000 richer and living the life of a multi-millionaire.


Larry Chandler won $1 million in Wednesday night's Powerball.  (Credit: Indiana Lottery)

Highland Man Wins $1 Million Powerball Prize

A Highland man plans to help his mother, start a college fund for his daughter and take his girlfriend to Red Lobster after winning $1 million in last night’s historic $587.5 million Powerball drawing.


Matt Kenseth celebrates winning the 2012 Daytona 500. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images for NASCAR)

Daytona 500 Champ Likes Chicago, But He’s A Packers Fan

Daytona 500 champion Matt Kenseth is in town Thursday meeting fans and talking to reporters, and he’s looking forward to attending a Bears-Packers football game next season.

WBBM Newsradio–04/19/2012

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2 Investigators: Sweepstakes Winner Woes

Suppose you won $1 million in a lottery or sweepstakes. You’d be set for life, right? Not necessarily, as 2 Investigator Pam Zekman reports.

CBS 2–04/06/2011

Senator-Elect Mark Kirk Greeted Voters Wednesday At The Ogilvie Transportation Center. (Bernie Tafoya/WBBM Photo)

Republican Mark Kirk Defeats Giannoulias In Senate Race

Republican Mark Kirk has won the race for the U.S. Senate seat, according to the Associated Press.