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Powerball lottery spawns dreams, hopes until the numbers are drawn


Americans, including Brainerd lakes area residents, were drawn into the huge Powerball lottery that topped $550 million before Wednesday night’s drawing like mosquitoes to a Bug Zapper on Gull Lake in July.

Fellow Dispatch employees chipped in the $2 ticket price to be part of a 53 person pool in hopes of drawing the winning numbers. Another pool was established late in the game for those interested in doubling their chances of winning.

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Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
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