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/ 13 December 2007

‘Historic’ winter storm marches on in US

A winter storm blamed for 33 deaths and that left the United States’s midsection coated in ice marched eastward on Thursday, while many of the places it already hit continued to shiver as crews worked to restore electricity. In Oklahoma, at least 350 900 homes and businesses were still without power on Thursday.

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/ 30 June 2007

US couple hit big time with $105m jackpot

Don Harvey’s long-haul truck had almost three million kilometres on it when its engine died this week. Now he and his wife are millionaires who bought the winning ticket for a ,8-million lottery jackpot. Harvey and his wife, Joyce, said they will pay off bills, help family members and think about buying a new home with their winnings.