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Powerball fever

Modified: Friday, Nov 30th, 2012

Jerry Robertson purchases what he hoped would be a winning Powerball ticket Wednesday morning at Rochelle Pharmacy from Abbie Ellis. Ellis joked that if he won the $500 million Robertson would have to buy her a new house. (Photo by Katie Peterson)

ROCHELLE — Local store clerks were kept busy all day Wednesday as local residents got in n the action in hopes of winning the $587 million Powerball Lottery.

Abbie Ellis, an employee at Rochelle Pharmacy, said the store has sold hundreds of dollars of Powerball tickets.

“Leading up to the drawing Wednesday night Rochelle Pharmacy has more than doubled the stores normal lottery sales,” she added.

For the complete article see the 11-29-2012 issue.

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