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California’s Newest Millionaire

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A retired sawmill worker won´t have to worry about getting by on Social Security anymore after winning big in the California lottery.

Lottery officials haven´t released the winner´s name yet, but says he´s elected to take his winnings in a single payment. After taxes, the lucky winner will receive a lump sum payment of $23 million.

The state´s newest millionaire is from the Tulare County town of Lindsay. He bought his ticket at a gas station in Coachella.