MD Teachers Claim Winning Ticket

    In this photo provided by the Maryland State Lottery Agency, a lottery official, left, and the three anonymous winners of the Maryland portion of the Mega Millions lottery pose for a photo in Baltimore, Tuesday, April 10, 2012. Maryland Lottery officials say three public school employees are sharing the spoils of the record Mega Millions jackpot. The winning Maryland ticket is one of three nationally that split the $656 million jackpot. (AP Photo/Maryland State Lottery Agency)

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    Three teachers from Maryland came forward to claim their share of the record-shattering Mega Millions jackpot, the state announced Tuesday. The teachers pooled $20 each to buy 60 tickets at various Maryland locations, and will each have $35 million wired to their bank accounts within the next 10 days. The trio includes an elementary-school teacher, a special-education teacher, and a school administrator. The three are remaining anonymous and said they planned to continue working despite their newfound fortunes.

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