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Northern Michigan Teen Wins Cash For Life On Whimsical Lotto Purchase

Maranda Coffey of Arenac County bought a winning ticket in the Michigan Lottery’s Cash for Life game.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/03/2014

Agency Finds 3,500 Lottery Winners In Mich. Get Public Aid

More than 3,500 lottery winners in Michigan received public assistance last year or lived with people on welfare, food stamps or other aid, a state agency reported earlier this week.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/20/2013

Detroit Retiree Hits It Big With The Lottery

“He’s our good customer, we’re so happy for him because he always plays the same number,” said Barry Kejbo, store owner.

CBS Detroit–01/24/2013

Lapeer Gas Station To Collect $50,000 Powerball Bonus

The Michigan gas station that sold last month’s $337 million Powerball jackpot-winning ticket is getting ready to collect its bonus.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/26/2012

Donald Lawson (WWJ Photo/Florence Walton)

Meet The $337M Powerball Jackpot Winner

The winner of a $337 million Powerball jackpot has stepped forward to claim his prize.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/31/2012

How Would You Spend $337M Powerball Jackpot? That’s A Lot Of Potato Chips

Need some new wheels? How about 8,704 Lansing-made 2012 Cadillac CTS Coupes?

CBS Detroit–08/17/2012

Freddie Young in court for sentencing (WWJ Photo/Pat Sweeting).

Lotto Winner Gets 25 Years In Detroit Landlord Murder

A Detroit lottery winner has been sentenced to 25-30 years in prison in the shooting death of his daughter’s landlord.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/01/2012

Welfare Mom Faces Criminal Charges After Winning Lottery

A Lincoln Park mom who continued to receive food stamps after winning a $1 million lottery prize has been charged with two felony counts of welfare fraud after failing to report her winnings to the state.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/17/2012

Michigan To Count Lottery Wins Against Welfare

After twice finding out lottery winners continued to use food stamps after collecting the jackpot, Michigan lawmakers on Thursday gave final approval to legislation aimed at making sure it doesn’t happen again.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/30/2012

$1M Lotto Winner Cut From Food Assistance

The state says a Detroit-area woman who won a $1 million lottery prize but continued to get food stamps has been removed from a food assistance program.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/08/2012

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