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Photo: FLLewis / Media City G -- U.M. Liquor 401 North Victory Boulevard Burbank March 30, 2016

Top winning Fantasy 5 lottery ticket sold in Burbank

  Someone’s fantasy of holding a winning lottery ticket has come true in Burbank. Yesterday’s top winning Fantasy 5 ticket was sold at U. M . Liquor 401 North Victory Boulevard. That ticket is worth $71, 819. That lucky ticket has all of the winning digits: 11, 18, 23, 32, 39. U.M. Liquor owner, Baldev Singh, was proudly telling his customers about the winning ticket this morning. Singh says the store has had “a lot of small winners,” but considers this a big deal. Singh, who has... Read More →

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Powerball leaps the one billion dollar mark

Millions of dreamers threw down tons of money for Powerball tickets, but none came up with the winning numbers in yesterday’s draw. Those multi-million dollar digits: 16, 19, 32, 34, 57, and the red Powerball 13. Saturday’s jackpot, nearly 950 million, rolled over and leaped the jaw-dropping one billion mark. Right now, the jackpot stands at $1.3 billion and yes, it will most likely go higher as the ticket buying frenzy gets underway for the next draw. The jackpot is still up for grabs, but some California players... Read More →

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Photo: FLLewis / Media City G -- Powerball jackpot hits $900 million on January 9, 2016

Powerball jackpot surges to at least $900 million

  As Powerball fever sweeps the nation, the jackpot for that lottery game has surged to $900 million. It could near one billion dollars by the time of tonight’s draw at 7 :59 p.m. That’s the riches lottery jackpot in U.S. history. The chances of winning the big prize is one in 293 million. The odds of winning some kind of prize is one in 25. So there are winners. Last Wednesday, no one scored the jackpot, but a lucky player did match five of the winning numbers. Those numbers... Read More →

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Students offered free tickets to see Oscar-nominated “Selma”

A movement offering more than 300, 000 free tickets to the Oscar-nominated film, “Selma,” is sweeping the country.  The first of its kind program started in New York City with some African American business leaders creating a fund to send 27,000 students to see the critically acclaimed drama. The demand was so great that the fund grew to support 75,000 students.Then, the fund seriously ballooned as the movement spread to cities like Boston, Washington, D.C., Nashville, New Orleans, Dallas, Chicago, San Francisco and now the Los Angeles-Long Beach area,... Read More →

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21 million Americans expected to fly during holiday season 2014

  The friendly skies along with the airports are going to be pretty crowded this holiday season. Twenty-one million Americans are expected to fly between October and December of 2014, “either for holiday festivities, to a sunny beach locale ” or attractive vacation spot, according to a news release. The booking data on Expedia.com, one of the world’s largest full service online travel sites, shows airfares are up. It’s always a good idea to book early, because October and November are the most expensive months to buy... Read More →

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Best days to get cheapest airfares? Not on the weekend

Thinking of planning a relaxing getaway or even a business trip? For air travel, the weekend is not the best time to buy tickets. A recent survey from Boston travel-tech company Hopper found… ” Thursday is the cheapest day to purchase a ticket, with weekends the worst.” according to Businessweek. The bargain airfares are for Wednesday departures and returns are cheapest on Tuesday for domestic flights and on Wednesday for international trips. The difference between the worst and best fare could be as little as 10 bucks... Read More →

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