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Corbett Signs Off On Long-Term Lottery Lease, Defends His Action

Gov. Tom Corbett said his administration on Wednesday night signed off on the Pennsylvania Lottery deal. Corbett is giving a 20-year contract to a British firm to operate the lottery.

01/17/2013

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Company Says Process To Takeover PA Lottery Is Unfair

One of the two companies that dropped its pursuit of a contract to manage the Pennsylvania Lottery says it was unable to get all of its questions answered by Gov. Tom Corbett’s administration.

01/16/2013

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Monday’s KDKA Afternoon News: January 14, 2013

Here’s a recap of Monday’s KDKA Afternoon News.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/14/2013

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Police Alert Elderly To Lottery Scam With Possible Local Connections

Lottery scams are not uncommon, but they typically involve a scam artist in another country or at least another state. What makes this latest local case unusual is that a person involved in the scam actually showed up at the victim’s house. KDKA is hiding the victim’s identity for her own safety.

01/14/2013

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Some Legislators Furious After Corbett Signs Off On Privatizing Lottery

Gov. Tom Corbett has signed off on a controversial bid by a British company to take over the Pennsylvania Lottery. http://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/tag/lottery/And some Democratic legislators are furious.

01/11/2013

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Wagner Raises Concerns Over Potential Changes To Lottery

It’s getting down to the wire for Gov. Tom Corbett to okay a deal with a British company to take over the Pennsylvania lottery, but outgoing Pa. Auditor General Jack Wagner is raising some red flags.

12/28/2012

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$1 Million Powerball Ticket Sold In Baden

Someone in Beaver County is $1 million richer this holiday season.

12/24/2012

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Former Employee Helps Himself To Lottery Tickets

Police used a hidden camera to catch the former employee of a western Pennsylvania cigarette store stealing smokes and lottery tickets – and say he’s acknowledged doing the same thing 14 times in the last month.

12/07/2012

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2 Lottery Tickets Totaling $500k Sold In PA

Two lottery tickets worth a total of $500,000 were sold in Pennsylvania.

12/05/2012

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Three $1 Million Powerball Tickets Sold In Pennsylvania

Although the no one in Pennsylvania won the $550 million powerball jackpot, tickets worth $1 million were sold in three counties.

11/29/2012

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Numbers Drawn In Record Powerball Jackpot

Across the country, people lined up to get a shot at Wednesday night’s massive Powerball lottery jackpot. It’s a record-breaker with more than $550 million up for grabs.

11/28/2012

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What To Do When You Win The Powerball Jackpot

KDKA-AM’s Larry and John talk to CBS MoneyWatch’s Jill Schlessinger about what you should do and what to watch for if you win the Powerball jackpot.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/28/2012

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Powerball Jackpot Grows To Record $550 Million

The record Powerball jackpot has grown to $550 million and it has many dreaming of what they would do with the money.

11/28/2012

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Record Jackpot Has People Buying Up Powerball Tickets

A record jackpot has a lot of people buying Powerball tickets. At Smithfield News in Downtown Pittsburgh, a pretty steady group of customers bought $2 Powerball tickets on Monday.

11/26/2012

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Pennsylvania Lottery Could Be Run By British Company

Created more than 40 years ago, the Pennsylvania Lottery has been a state-run program to generate funds for programs benefitting senior citizens.

11/21/2012

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