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Newport resident wins $150,000 playing Powerball

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A Jackson County resident added a little extra money to his bank account after winning $150,000 in the lottery. 

According to a post on the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery Facebook page, Jeffery of Newport went to a local convenience store and bought a Powerball ticket. 

"He's going to pay for his daughter's college," the post noted. "Jeffery of Newport won $150,000 playing Powerball from Nick's One Stop in Newport - enjoy, Jeffery!" 

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