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Chicken Purchase leads Aberdeen Mechanic to $100,000 Lottery Prize

Angel Cornier of Harford County secretly celebrates his $100,000 top-prize Ravens X5 win. Scores big win with Ravens X5 scratch-off All that Angel Cornier and his girlfriend had in mind when they visited the Royal Farms store in Aberdeen over…

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Persistence Pays Off for Western Maryland Player

Longtime Bonus Match 5 fan wins $50,000 top prize in Oct. 3 drawing A Washington County man visited Maryland Lottery headquarters on Monday to claim a prize he has waited years to win. The Bonus Match 5 fan bought tickets…

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Smithsonian’s New “FUTURES” Will Blast Through the Space-Time Continuum To Open Saturday, Nov. 20

The historic Arts and Industries Building (AIB), America’s first National Museum, will open its groundbreaking new museum experience “FUTURES” Saturday, Nov. 20. On view through July 6, 2022, “FUTURES” is the Smithsonian’s first major building-wide exploration of the future and…

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Smithsonian Names Tamar Evangelestia-Dougherty Director of Smithsonian Libraries and Archives

Tamar Evangelestia-Dougherty has been appointed director of the Smithsonian Libraries and Archives, effective Nov. 6. An expert in the stewardship, interpretation and acquisition of collections, Evangelestia-Dougherty brings a rich background driving public outreach and cultivating robust print and digital collections…

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Lucky Lexington Park Man Wins Big Twice

Claims $100,000 prize after winning $1 million a year ago Winning the top prize on a scratch-off is an amazing experience. Consider how it would feel to win $1 million on one game and then, a year later, $100,000 on…

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$100,000-Winning Powerball Ticket Sold in Columbia

Player added Power Play to lucky ticket in Monday drawing While no one in Maryland won the $699.8 million Powerball jackpot in Monday night’s drawing, one lucky ticket purchased at a Columbia 7-Eleven is worth $100,000. Adding Power Play to…

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Attorney General Donovan Co-Leads Bipartisan Coalition in Supporting Hearings on Social Media use by Kids

Contact: Charity R. Clark, Chief of Staff, (802) 828-3171 Letter Expresses Concern About Companies’ Knowledge of Dangers to Youth, Especially Girls Attorney General T.J. Donovan is co-leading a bipartisan coalition of 52 attorneys general expressing strong support for the hearings being conducted…

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Deputy Attorney General Lisa O. Monaco Testifies Before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act

Thank you very much, Mr. Chairman, Ranking Member Grassley, and members of the Committee. I appreciate very much the opportunity to speak to you today. The Violence Against Women Act has had an enormous impact in combatting domestic violence, dating…

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The Week in Winners: $10 Million Powerball Double Play Prize in Rockville is Week’s Top Win

Seven other tickets win six-digit prizes as nearly $39.9 million won or claimed during the week ending Oct. 3 A $10 million Powerball Double Play win in Rockville was by far the biggest Maryland Lottery prize of the week ending…

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Cherise Smith Awarded the 33rd Annual Eldredge Prize for Her Book Michael Ray Charles: A Retrospective

The Smithsonian American Art Museum has awarded the 33rd annual Charles C. Eldredge Prize for Distinguished Scholarship in American Art to Cherise Smith for her book Michael Ray Charles: A Retrospective (University of Texas Press, 2020). The book is the…

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Attorney General Merrick B. Garland Issues Statement on Recent Deaths and Injuries of Law Enforcement Personnel

U.S. Attorney General Merrick B. Garland today issued the following statement: “This past week has been a reminder for all of us at the Department of Justice of the risks our deputies, agents and local law enforcement partners confront each…

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Barge Company Will Preserve 649 Acres of Habitat and Pay Over $2 Million for Injuries to Natural Resources Resulting from its Oil Spill in the Mississippi River near New Orleans

Jeffersonville, Indiana-based American Commercial Barge Line LLC (American Commercial) has agreed to acquire and preserve 649 acres of woodland wildlife habitat near New Orleans, Louisiana and pay over $2 million in damages, in addition to $1.32 million previously paid for…

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