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Winning Powerball ticket for $435 million jackpot sold in Indiana

Winning Powerball ticket for $435 million jackpot sold in Indiana

The sole winning ticket for an estimated $435.3 million Powerball jackpot — the 10th largest lottery jackpot in U.S. history — was sold at a northern Indiana convenience store where a store official said Thursday she hopes the winner is someone local.

The Hoosier Lottery said the ticket was sold at a Super-Test Mini Mart store in Lafayette, a city about 60 miles northwest of Indianapolis.

Nancy McKinney, the vice president of operations for West Lafayette-based Super-Test, said she was awakened at 5:30 a.m. Thursday by a phone call informing her about the win. She said she's hoping the winner is someone who lives in or near the city of about 70,000 residents, and not just...

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