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Havre woman wins $40,000 Powerball prize

A Havre woman said this morning that she has some ideas on what she will use of her some winnings from the Montana lottery, but that she will just "sit on it for a while. "

Jean Watson said she went to Helena Wednesday to pick up her winnings for matching four white balls and the power play in Powerball, a $40,000 prize.

By the time taxes are taken out, the prize is quite a bit smaller, but, "it was quite nice, " Watson said.

She said she has been playing Powerball for quite some time, but didn't expect to win a big prize.

"Does anybody expect to win a big chunk of money? " she asked. "I was v...


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