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What's Your $500 Million Plan?

At Rickers Wednesday afternoon. Video by Swikar Patel

Powerball: 5-16-22-23-29 PB: 6

Swikar Patel | The Journal Gazette
Mary Harvey receives a free Powerball ticket Wednesday morning at Ricker’s at Coldwater and Washington Center roads in hopes of winning the $550 million jackpot. Go to for news of whether any tickets matched all the numbers drawn Wednesday night.