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Counting by fives

COLUMBUS - Four residents in the Columbus area will count thousands of dollars by five after winning on Ohio Lottery instant games. Janet L. Wright of Reynoldsburg won $5,500 on Special Edition Cashword. Homer L. Barnes of Columbus won $10,000 on Big Money. James L. Conroy of Reynoldsburg won $15,000 on Cash Invasion. Kathryn L. Watson of Lore City won $20,000 on Winter Riches.
After mandatory federal and state taxes totaling 31 percent, Wright receives a check for $3,795. Barnes receives $6,900. Conroy receives $10,350. Watson receives $13,800.
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