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A Small-Town Mystery: Who Won $590M Powerball?

A Small-Town Mystery: Who Won $590M Powerball?
Posted May 20th, 2013 @ 8:39am by Rob Quinn, Newser Staff

(NEWSER– As the winner of the $590.5 million Powerball jackpot wonders whether to take the annuity or a $370 million lump sum, the people of Zephyrhills are wondering who among them may now be incredibly rich. The winning ticket was sold in a Publix supermarket in the Florida town, population 13,337, reports the AP, which notes that the prize money is more than 12 times the town's annual budget. Before the jackpot, the town was best known for its skydiving.

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