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June 7, 1999

ST. CHARLES MAN GETS $25,000 BONUS AT WORK

A St. Charles grocery store employee won $25,000 tax paid* with a lottery ticket he purchased where he works. Craig Gaunt, 55, said he bought one SHOW ME 5 ticket for last Friday’s drawing at Schnucks Market, 800 S. Duchesne in St. Charles. Gaunt let the computer select the winning numbers. They were: 3, 4, 11, 12 and 23. Gaunt said he plans to use his windfall to pay bills and invest some for his upcoming retirement. * Twenty-eight percent federal and 4 percent state taxes are withheld from the total prize amount of $36,764.70 to provide $25,000 cash at the time of redemption. Depending on personal income, winners may owe additional taxes for the prize, or they may receive a refund.





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