1. NEW FRIENDS

    Kansas Mega Million Winner Collects

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    With $200 million fresh ones in his or her pocket, the lucky Kansan who won a third of the record Mega Millions jackpot probably won’t stay anonymous for long. Lottery officials have declined to release the age, sex, or hometown of the freshly minted multimillionaire, but that didn’t put them off from celebrating. Lottery officials held an event with balloons, confetti, cake, and a cardboard cutout with a happy face clutching a jumbo check for $218.6 million. 

    Read it at Kansas City Star