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Church Benefits From Winning Lottery Ticket


And today's last word in business is heaven sent.

Churchgoers at the Cathedral of Prayer in Columbus, Georgia were left to sweat after thieves broke into their church and stole the copper from the air conditioning unit. An anonymous churchgoer decided to help by leaving a lottery ticket on the offering plate. The winning ticket was worth $80,000, some of which will now go toward fixing that AC unit.

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INSKEEP: You have won a lottery of information. You're listening to the business news on MORNING EDITION, from NPR News. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.