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Winning numbers in $550m Powerball jackpot are chosen

The jackpot for the Powerball lottery game rose another $50 million today, to $550 million, as people flocked to lottery outlets to take a chance on the mammoth payout.

The jackpot had been $450 million as recently as Tuesday morning, but it was raised later Tuesday by $50 million and then by another $50 million today.

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