Big winners in record Powerball jackpot

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November 29, 2012, 5:43 am
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(NECN) - New Englanders can continue breathing Thursday morning - and head back to work - after the record Powerball jackpot has been drawn.

Lottery officials say the two grand prize tickets were sold to customers in Arizona and Missouri.

The jackpot reached nearly $580 million by the time the numbers were drawn on Wednesday evening.

All is not lost for New England. According to Lottery officials, four tickets sold in Massachusetts are worth more than $1 million apiece.

There is also a $2 million winner in Connecticut, as well as a couple of $1 million winners elsewhere in the state.

The winning numbers are 5, 16, 22, 23, 29, Powerball: 6.

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