Maine Store Sells Winning Powerball Ticket

CANAAN - One lucky Mainer will soon have a big chunk of change in his pocket after he purchased a winning Powerball ticket.
The ticket was bought at Canaan Superette on Main Street in Canaan sometime between Thursday and Saturday.  But, the win wasn't confirmed until today.  And this prize--a whopping $2,000,000.  Certainly a big surprise for this small town store.
 
The store will receive a $20,000 payout from selling the winning ticket.
Erin Thomas

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Erin joined the ABC-7 and FOX Bangor news team in February 2012. She was born and raised in Presque Isle, Maine where she attended Presque Isle High School.  While in college Erin interned in the WVII news room before working as a Production Assistant.  In May of 2012, Erin received her Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from the University of Maine, along with a minor in Anthropology.  When she's not out covering local news, Erin enjoys running, skiing, visiting with family and friends, and traveling around this beautiful state.  She is especially interested in outdoor adventure so if you have a story idea, send it her way!

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