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Hopes Rise as Powerball Jackpot Builds

The jackpot for Wednesday's Powerball Lottery is worth at least $280 million. The game is played in 23 states and the District of Columbia, and some people are driving for hours to reach spots where they can buy tickets. NPR's Howard Berkes reports.

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Howard Berkes is a correspondent for the NPR Investigations Unit.
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