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Benton Evening News - Benton, IL
  • Today in the news: Mega Millions jackpot reaches new record

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    There were no big winners in Tuesday’s Mega Millions multi-state lottery, and the jackpot for Friday is already at an estimated $500 million. The record Mega Millions pot is $390 million, which was won in 2007. Experts say the odds of winning are 176 million to 1.
    Quote of note
    "I think the individual mandate is gone, based on the questioning. It sure looks like there are at least five votes to get rid of ... the individual mandate." - CNN senior legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin, talking on the last day of the U.S. Supreme Court health care hearings. The hearings concluded this afternoon.
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