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Daily Archives: June 19th, 2011

MELVILLE, N.Y. — The 20 oversized checks, each made out for $201.9 million, seemed appropriate for these lottery winners.

A group of 20 Long Island Costco employees calling themselves the “1937 Flatbush Avenue Dodgers” in tribute to the 73-year-old Brooklyn baseball fan among them who bought the winning ticket, stepped forward Thursday in the parking lot of the big box store where they work to claim first prize in a June 1 Powerball jackpot.

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