Archive for March 6th, 2012

US woman, 81, keeps lottery ticket in Bible, wins jackpot – ABS-CBN

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

lottery officials said. "I'm very happy and I'm very proud and this will make my family very happy. We are truly blessed," White, a Newport resident, said during a brief appearance at a news conference. White slept with the winning ticket in her Bible the ...

NJ workers sue colleague over $38.5M lottery prize – Star-Tribune

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

Five New Jersey construction workers are suing a former colleague who claims he was the sole winner of a $38.5 million Mega Millions lottery jackpot. The workers say they and Americo Lopes were members of a weekly lottery pool. They say each person would ...

‘I had to tell Beryl to calm down because she has high blood pressure!’ Grandfather, 73, wins £3m in lotto with only his TENTH ticket – Daily Mail

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

We didn’t think things like this happened to people like us.' The retired hospital worker explained that she plays the lottery every week, but added: 'I’m not lucky like him.' Just the day before her husband struck gold, Mrs Keates was riding a taxi ...

Foreclosure Sales Flood Market

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

Foreclosures and other distressed properties account for more than a third of all home sales, and data released today suggests that figure may soon grow even bigger. Lenders in January took back nearly 91,100 distressed properties, which includes foreclosures and short sales, up 29% from the previous month, according to data ...

81-year-old woman wins $336.4M Powerball – USA Today

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

An 81-year-old Newport, R.I., woman who kept her lottery ticket in her Bible won last month's $336.4 million Powerball, The Newport Daily News reports. Louise White went public today at a news conference in Cranston, R.I. "I'm very happy and I'm very proud ...

US woman, 81, keeps lottery ticket in Bible, wins jackpot – YAHOO!

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

lottery officials said. "I'm very happy and I'm very proud and this will make my family very happy. We are truly blessed," White, a Newport resident, said during a brief appearance at a news conference. White slept with the winning ticket in her Bible the ...

US woman, 81, keeps lottery ticket in Bible, wins jackpot – Reuters UK

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

We are truly blessed," White, a Newport resident, said during a brief appearance at a news conference ... D.C. and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The largest PowerBall jackpot was in 2006 for $365 million, according to lottery officials.

U.S. woman, 81, keeps lottery ticket in Bible, wins jackpot – Reuters India

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

lottery officials said. "I'm very happy and I'm very proud and this will make my family very happy. We are truly blessed," White, a Newport resident, said during a brief appearance at a news conference. White slept with the winning ticket in her ...

Woman, 81, keeps lottery ticket in Bible, wins jackpot – Reuters

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

lottery officials said. "I'm very happy and I'm very proud and this will make my family very happy. We are truly blessed," White, a Newport resident, said during a brief appearance at a news conference. White slept with the winning ticket in her ...

81-year-old woman wins record lottery cash jackpot – Town Hall

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

(Reuters) - An 81-year-old Rhode Island woman came forward on Tuesday to claim a $336.4 million PowerBall prize, the third biggest jackpot in the game's history, lottery officials ... Washington D.C. and the US Virgin Islands, according to ...

81-year-old woman wins record lottery cash jackpot – YAHOO!

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

(Reuters) - An 81-year-old Rhode Island woman came forward on Tuesday to claim a $336.4 million PowerBall prize, the third biggest jackpot in the game's history, lottery officials said ... Washington D.C. and the US Virgin Islands, according to the ...

Tenn. Lottery Boasts Record Sales – WTVC

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

“and a testament to our constant focus on the marketplace and bringing innovations to the community of Lottery players. All of us are especially proud of the positive impact these proceeds will have in providing welcome financial assistance to so many ...

81-yr-old wins $336.4 Million Dollar Powerball in Rhode Island

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

An 81-year-old woman from Newport won last month's $336.4 million Powerball jackpot, sleeping with the winning ticket in her Bible until coming forward to claim the sixth-largest U.S. prize on Tuesday, a family representative said. At a news conference at state lottery headquarters in Cranston, Louise White said little, calling herself ...

Tenn. Lottery Boasts Record Sales – WTVC

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

“and a testament to our constant focus on the marketplace and bringing innovations to the community of Lottery players. All of us are especially proud of the positive impact these proceeds will have in providing welcome financial assistance to so many ...

Tenn. Lottery Boasts Record Sales – WTVC

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

“and a testament to our constant focus on the marketplace and bringing innovations to the community of Lottery players. All of us are especially proud of the positive impact these proceeds will have in providing welcome financial assistance to so many ...

Pemco World Air Services Files for Bankruptcy

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

Pemco World Air Services Inc., which provides aircraft maintenance and repair services, sought bankruptcy protection with plans to sell the company at auction. The company, based in Tampa, Florida, listed assets and debt of $50 million to $100 million each in Chapter 11 documents filed today in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in ...

Statesville manufacturing plant laying off 100

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

About 100 full-time and temporary employees are being laid off from the Commercial Vehicle Group manufacturing facility in Statesville as the company shifts production to be closer to its clients. The New Albany, Ohio-based company notified state and local officials last week of the impending layoffs at the 2227 Salisbury Highway ...

Monaco RV laying off 255 at Oregon plant

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

Monaco RV is scaling back its operations in Coburg, Oregon. and laying off 255 employees. The layoffs will be staggered between 3/16/12 and 4/27/12, according to a company memo. Monaco announced it was halting production of motorized RVs in Coburg and consolidating the manufacturing to its Wakarusa, Ind. plant. The company plans to ...

Lehman bankruptcy’s legal fees: $1.6 billion

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

Lehman Brothers' bankruptcy is the largest in history, and it's also been the most lucrative one for lawyers and consultants. The defunct bank's bill: nearly $1.6 billion. That tally comes from the latest court filings that track fees and expenses as of January 31, 2012. The next largest bankruptcy, Enron, generated less ...

Green Firms Get Fed Cash, Give Execs Bonuses, Fail

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

President Obama's Department of Energy helped finance several green energy companies that later fell into bankruptcy -- but not before the firms doled out six-figure bonuses and payouts to top executives, a Center for Public Integrity and ABC News investigation found. Take, for instance, Beacon Power Corp., the second recipient of ...

Filipino wins $15-million Super Lotto jackpot in US – Global Nation

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

... to purchase another lottery ticket and to check on a Super Lotto ticket he bought the previous week at Echo Park Avenue liquor store. That’s when he learned about the good news. “I still do not believe it,” said the 48-year-old Filipino ...

Lotto winners found – Bundaberg NewsMail

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

WHEN one Bargara couple read yesterday's NewsMail and saw a mystery someone had won the Gold Lotto Division 1 prize ... but never for a moment did we think it could be us," the woman said. A Golden Casket spokeswoman said when she had tried the couple ...