RALEIGH — The multi-state Mega Millions lottery game is sporting a giant jackpot for New Year’s Eve, after yesterday evening’s $200 million drawing went without a top winner. Friday evening’s jackpot is now pegged at $237 million, after 14 straight bi-weekly drawings without a top winner. But 17 players in a dozen states won at […]

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