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It's Our Turn: The odds are against you any way you look at it

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5, 16, 22, 23, 29, 6.

Those numbers just changed some lives in a very big way. According to Powerball officials, two tickets matched all six numbers in Wednesday's lottery drawing to win the nearly $580 million jackpot.


Imagine - $580 million.

Can you imagine it? I can't.

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Tara Bitzan
Tara Bitzan is editor of the Echo Press. She joined the company in 1991 as a news reporter. A lifelong resident of Douglas County, Tara graduated from Brandon High School and earned a bachelor of arts degree in mass communications and English with a minor in Scandinavian Studies from Moorhead State University. She and her husband, Dennis, and their children live near Alexandria.
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