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Eau Claire Powerball player wins $2 millionSubmitted: 02/14/2013
Eau Claire Powerball player wins $2 million
Story By The Associated Press

EAU CLAIRE - Someone who bought a Powerball lottery ticket in Eau Claire is a new millionaire.

The Wisconsin Lottery says a $2 million winning ticket in Wednesday night's drawing was sold at a Kwik Trip. The $2 million Eau Claire winner has 180 days to claim the prize at lottery headquarters in Madison.

The Powerball jackpot climbs to about $60 million for Saturday's drawing.



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