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North Carolina Education Lottery

North Carolina's Broken Promise on Education Lottery Funding

Logan Smith | Posted 02.24.2016 | Education
Logan Smith

In the decade since the first Powerball tickets were sold in North Carolina, politicians have increasingly used lottery money to replace cuts in permanent education funding. This bait-and-switch represents a broken promise to voters and parents that shortchanges our children and betrays the public trust -- and North Carolina public schools are already suffering the consequences.

Surprise! Man Discovers Weeks-Old Lotto Ticket Was A Winner

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 12.03.2012 | Good News

Wade Haskett had wanted a new roof and new hardwood floors for his home -- little did he know that he had carried the necessary funds around in his wa...

$1 Million Winning Lottery Ticket Redeemed Day Before It Expires

CNN | Phil Gast | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Erin and Raleigh Hill of North Carolina kept their $1 million lottery winning to themselves for almost six months, hiding the ticket in a Bible, shoeb...