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April 18, 2012
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Merle Butler, of Red Bud, Ill., holds up his winning lottery ticket during a news conference at the Red Bud Village Hall on Wednesday, April 18, 2012, in Red Bud, Ill. The retired southern Illinois man and his wife have claimed the third and final share of last month’s record $656 million Mega Millions jackpot.