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Wednesday’s Washington Daily Game: 8-1-8

Wednesday’s Washington Lotto: 8-13-15-39-40-48

No winner. Next jackpot: $7.7 million.

Wednesday’s Washington Keno: 4-10-13- 19-26-28-37-39-41-53-54-55-57-58- 59-68-69-75-78-80

Wednesday’s Hit 5: 7-19-27-30-37

No winner. Next jackpot: $150,000

Wednesday’s Powerball: 4-33-46-48-52 Power Ball: 17

Wednesday’s Wild Card: 2-5-17-25-27 Wild Card: J♠

Wednesday’s Montana Cash: 2-9-17-29-35

Today in history

1775: Gen. George Washington took command of the Continental Army at Cambridge, Mass.

1863: The three-day Civil War Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., ended in a major victory for the North as Confederate troops retreated.

1890: Idaho became the 43rd state of the Union.

1898: The U.S. Navy defeated a Spanish fleet in the harbor at Santiago, Cuba, during the Spanish-American War.

1944: During World War II, Soviet forces recaptured Minsk.

1962: Algeria became independent after 132 years of French rule.

1978: The Supreme Court, in Federal Communications Commission v. Pacifica Foundation, ruled the FCC was within its authority to reprimand New York radio station WBAI-FM for broadcasting George Carlin’s “Filthy Words” comedy routine.

1988: The USS Vincennes shot down an Iran Air jetliner over the Persian Gulf, killing all 290 people aboard.

2003: The U.S. put a $25 million bounty on Saddam Hussein.


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