Drawing for record Powerball prize is Wednesday. Is a tropical island in your future?
Four hundred and twenty-five million dollars makes holiday shopping much easier. Wednesday's Powerball jackpot is going to be a record $550 million. So be prepared to stand in line at gas stations, convenience stores, anywhere Powerball is sold. That kind of money leads to the classic lottery daydreams. How would you spend that jackpot? Tell us what you would do and what you would buy. Quit your job and volunteer? Travel the world? Buy your dream house or car? What charities would get a donation? Tell us your plans for the money in the comments.
A lucky lotto ticket, frozen yogurt sale and more!
1) A Westlake convenience store sold one of Wednesday's winning Ohio Lottery tickets! The Associated Press reported that a Convenient Food Mart in the city sold a ticket with all five lotto numbers, but not the Powerball. The ticket holder won $200,000 with the numbers 8, 18, 38, 46 and 56. A store in New York sold the winning ticket which won the nearly $202 million Powerball jackpot. 2) Today is going to be another beautiful day with sunny skies and a high near 72 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. Experts are predicting a slight chance of rain after 3 a.m. tonight with a low around 60 degrees. 3) A Chicago native won the Nathan's hot dog eating contest at Tower City yesterday afternoon, reported The Plain Dealer. …