A customer purchases Powerball tickets at TAZ's Supermarket in downtown Raleigh. Lottery proceeds would be set aside for school construction and principal raises under a proposal state Senate budget and finance leaders announced Thursday.
A customer purchases Powerball tickets at TAZ's Supermarket in downtown Raleigh. Lottery proceeds would be set aside for school construction and principal raises under a proposal state Senate budget and finance leaders announced Thursday. Corey Lowenstein 2016 News & Observer file photo
A customer purchases Powerball tickets at TAZ's Supermarket in downtown Raleigh. Lottery proceeds would be set aside for school construction and principal raises under a proposal state Senate budget and finance leaders announced Thursday. Corey Lowenstein 2016 News & Observer file photo
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March 10, 2017 10:02 PM

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