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Feeling groovy

COLUMBUS - A resident of Columbus feels groovy after winning a top prize on an Ohio Lottery instant game. Briana E. Warner won $18,888 after scratching Groovy 8’s.
After mandatory federal and state taxes totaling 31 percent, Warner receives a check for $13,032.  She purchased the winner from Speedy Mart, 1475 S. Champion Avenue in Columbus.
The Ohio Lottery is actively seeking winners of all prize levels to share their stories. Players with an interest in telling theirs can contact the Ohio Lottery at
Since 1974, the Ohio Lottery has raised more than $17 billion to support K-12 education across Ohio. The Lottery’s fiscal year 2010 transfer to the Lottery Profits for Education Fund was $728.6 million.
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