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Phillips 66 Receives $3 Million Grant

Phillips 66 Receives $3 Million Grant to Advance Reversible Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Technology HOUSTON, TX (STL.News) Phillips 66 (NYSE: PSX) today announced it has received a $3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to advance the development of high-performance reversible solid oxide fuel cells. Phillips 66 will collaborate with the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) to demonstrate the commercial feasibility of a low-cost and highly efficient reversible solid oxide fuel cell (RSOFC) system for hydrogen and electricity generation.  The technology is one of many Phillips 66 is pursuing as part of its commitment to a sustainable, lower-carbon energy future. “Our scientists and engineers are at the forefront of solid oxide fuel cell technology,” said Ann Oglesby...

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Kansas Lottery: Seven Players Luck Out with $1,777 Win

Topeka, KS (STL.News) Lady Luck pulled out a $1,777 win for seven Kansas Lottery players! The players won the cash prize through the Kansas Lottery’s Lucky 7s Bonus Cash second-chance promotion. The seven winners are: Tony Wilson of Wichita Thailand To of Liberal William Borchard of Wichita Becky Mullins of Ozawkie Crystal Moore of Independence Brady Godden of Fort Scott Devin Frye of Abilene Kansas Lottery players entered the promotion by submitting their non-winning $1 Lucky 7s, $2 Lucky 7s Doubler, $5 Lucky 7s Tripler, and $10 Lucky 7s Multiplier tickets into PlayOn® from June 29, 2020, through November 2, 2020.  Each non-winning ticket entered received an entry based on the dollar value of the ticket (e.g. $2 Lucky 7s Doubler ticket received two entries).  There were 1,201,626 entr...

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Retired Veteran Doubles His Halloween Week Prize

Maryland (STL.News) A retired military veteran experienced the shock and awe of a six-figure Maryland Lottery Powerball win in the Oct. 28 drawing.  His decision to add the Power Play multiplier to his ticket doubled his prize to $100,032, giving the happy winner his biggest Lottery score yet. The 57-year-old initially visited a Royal Farms store to buy Lottery tickets.  However, a Lottery equipment malfunction ended his hopes to make a purchase at that site.  The Fort Meade resident then visited High’s #048 located at 1624 Annapolis Road in Odenton.  Following his Lottery routine, the player used combinations of his mother’s date of birth for the $15 ticket. He didn’t realize his luck until the next day.  The loyal Powerball player returned to the store the next morning and scanned hi...

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Wayne County Man Wins $5,000 a Week for Life

Wayne County Man Wins $5,000 a Week for Life Playing the Michigan Lottery’s Cash For Life Instant Game MI (STL.News) A Wayne County man is still trying to pick his jaw up off the floor after winning $5,000 a week for life playing the Michigan Lottery’s Cash For Life instant game. The lucky player, who chose to remain anonymous, bought his winning ticket at Allways Gas, located at 125 South Merriman Road in Westland. “I asked the clerk for a $10 Cash For Life ticket and when he pulled it, it fell on the floor,” said the player. “He handed it to me and said: ‘This is going to be a winner.’ Boy, was he right. “I scratched the ticket when I got home and in the third spot, I saw letters. My jaw hit the floor, and I haven’t been able to pick it up since.” The 42-year-old player visited Lotte...

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NC Lottery: $1 million prize won by Doris Harrison

$1 million prize means Halifax County breast cancer survivor ‘can relax now Raleigh, NC (STL.News) The last time Doris Harrison of Roanoke Rapids won big was when she heard she’d beat cancer 25 years ago.  The second time came Thursday after Harrison’s $1 million win. “It’s the first time I’ve ever won something this big!” said Harrison. She stopped at Mo’s on N.C. 48 South in Roanoke Rapids to play Pick 3 and Pick 4 then decided to add some scratch-offs, including a $10 Carolina Black Millionaire Edition ticket, to her purchase. “The Carolina Black was the first one that I scratched off,” she recalled.  “When I saw that it was a million dollars, I forgot about the other tickets.” In disbelief, Harrison called her daughter and brother.  “They came and they looked at the ticket,” she sa...

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Larry Duckett Jr. Won third of $1,007,160 Cash 5 jackpot

Brunswick County man scores third of $1,007,160 Cash 5 jackpot using Online Play Raleigh, NC (STL.News) Just before heading to bed on Wednesday night, Larry Duckett Jr. of Ocean Isle Beach tried his luck on a few Cash 5 tickets and woke to find himself one of three winners of the $1,007,160 jackpot. “I was in bed getting the ticket and I thought, ‘Well, I’ll put $20 in on this and let it ride,’” recalled Duckett.  “And when I woke up this morning, my wife thought I was kidding her.  It’ll be interesting to show her the check because she still doesn’t believe me!” Duckett, a retired engineer, bought his winning Cash 5 ticket for the Nov. 4 drawing through Online Play. “I went to bed thinking, ‘Well, I could win. Nah, I won’t win, but it was worth a try,’” he said.  “Then I woke up and t...

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St. Louis Man Steven Weber Wins Show Me Cash Jackpot

MO (STL.News) Missouri Lottery player Steven Weber’s luck paid off after his Show Me Cash ticket was one of three to match all five winning numbers drawn on Oct. 22 to split a $465,000 jackpot.  The winning numbers that night were 8, 24, 34, 35 and 36, awarding each ticket holder a prize of $155,000. Weber purchased his winning ticket at On the Run, 3225 Hampton Ave. in St. Louis, but he didn’t realize he had won until he checked his ticket the next day. “My reaction was just, ‘Um, um, um!’” Weber said, recalling the moment. “My wife heard me, and she goes, ‘What’s wrong?’ And I say, ‘Nothing’s wrong.’  I showed her the phone and she goes, ‘No way!’” Weber said he plans to use his winnings to pay off his wife and children’s cars and then look into purchasing a new truck. The two other ...

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Candicci’s Restaurant – Upcoming Weekend Live Music Schedule

Ballwin, MO (STL.News) Candicci’s Restaurant and Bar has released their live music schedule for this upcoming weekend.  Candicci’s is known for their constant stream of weekend live music for entertainment. The live music schedule begins Wednesday thru Saturday as follows: Wednesday, October 28th – Scott Latham & Karl “Tricky” Holmes Thursday, October 29th – Rhythm Rockers Friday, October 30th – David Terry Saturday – To Be Announced Candicci’s is located at 100 Holloway Road, Ballin, Missouri.  Conveniently located one block north of Manchester Road on Holloway. Candicci’s has been serving fine cuisines to the St. Louis area for more than 40 years.  They are known for their holiday catering, holiday buffet (this year is no touch buffet) and live music. To ensure your seat call for...

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How Casinos Are Changing and What to Expect in the Future

(STL.News) Casinos have changed a lot in the last couple of decades for one simple reason: the internet.  Online casinos have seen extraordinary growth around the world, and that has meant traditional land-based casinos have had to change in order to keep up.  Here is a closer look at how casinos are currently changing and what we can expect in the near future. Casinos Games on Smartphones Are Becoming Ever More Popular Online casino games have rocketed in popularity since the advent of smartphones.  Today, people can play their favorite casino games like blackjack and roulette on sites like Kazoom Casino within seconds.  With fewer people playing online casino games via their PCs, it is no surprise that online casinos are focusing more on mobile users.  Mobile platforms are sure to do...

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$100,000 Scratchers Prize Won by Mary Anne Gadell in Sunset Hills

MO (STL.News) Mary Anne Gadell of St. Louis won a $100,000 top prize on a Missouri Lottery “Heaps of 500s” Scratchers ticket. Gadell purchased the winning ticket at Petro Mart, 1430 S. Kirkwood, in Sunset Hills. All Missouri Lottery offices are open – by appointment only – for claims of $600 or more.  Winning tickets may also be claimed by mail. In FY20, players in St. Louis County, where the winning ticket was sold, won more than $179 million in Missouri Lottery prizes. CLICK to VIEW SOURCE Source link ...

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Carolyn Honeycutt Of Cabarrus County Won $100,000 Prize

Raleigh, NC (STL.News) A set of lucky numbers that came randomly to Carolyn Honeycutt, a Cabarrus County school bus driver, helped her pick up a Powerball prize of $100,000. “It is just something that popped in my head years ago,” said Honeycutt on Friday as she collected her prize.  “I’ve played it ever since.” She bought her $3 Power Play ticket at Sam’s Mini Stop on Old Charlotte Road in Concord. The lucky numbers matched four of the white balls and the red Powerball in the Oct. 17 drawing to win $50,000.  Her prize doubled to $100,000 when the 2X multiplier was drawn.  After required state and federal tax withholdings, Honeycutt took home $70,751. “It’s a crazy feeling,” Honeycutt said.  “Exciting.” She said she and her partner, Laura Morris, have no specific plans for the prize mo...

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Iosco County Woman Wins $324,186 50X The Cash Fast Cash Jackpot

MI (STL.News) An Iosco County woman is looking forward to a family vacation after winning a $324,186 50X The Cash Fast Cash jackpot from the Michigan Lottery. The lucky player, who chose to remain anonymous, bought her winning ticket at Alward’s Market of Hale, located at 118 South Washington Street in Hale. “It took me a couple of minutes to notice I had won and let it sink in,” said the 68-year-old player.  “I had my daughter scan the ticket with the Lottery app, and that’s when it started feeling real. “I was so overjoyed when I found out I won.  It’s unbelievable, but it really does happen to people!” The player visited Lottery headquarters to claim her big prize.  With her winnings, she plans to take her family on a vacation and then have some fun with the remainder. Fast Cash gam...

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Hillsborough County Man Jonathan Campbell Wins $1. 4 Million Prize

TALLAHASSEE, FL (STL.News) The Florida Lottery announces that Jonathan Campbell, 38, of Plant City, claimed the $1.4 million jackpot from the JACKPOT TRIPLE PLAY™ drawing held on October 2, 2020, at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee. Campbell chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $1,231,167.13.  He purchased his jackpot-winning JACKPOT TRIPLE PLAY Quick Pick ticket from RaceTrac, located at 1202 Townsgate Court in Plant City.  The retailer will receive a bonus commission of $2,000 for selling the jackpot-winning ticket. CLICK to VIEW SOURCE Source link ...

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Shameeqka Augustin & Sandy Boisrond Claims $500,000 Prize

TALLAHASSEE, FL (STL.News) The Florida Lottery announces that Shameeqka Augustin, 40, and Sandy Boisrond, 43, of Aventura, trustees of the Set Living Trust, claimed a $500,000 top prize from the 20X CROSSWORD Scratch-Off game using a secured drop box located at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee.  The winning Scratch-Off ticket was purchased from Winn-Dixie, located at 5600 West Sample Road in Margate. The $5 game, 20X CROSSWORD, launched in July and features over $113 million in total cash prizes.  The game’s overall odds of winning are one-in-3.99. CLICK to VIEW SOURCE Source link ...

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