1999-01-06 11:51:04.81


A worker for the city of Springfield is $25,000 richer after matching all five numbers in the Nov. 25 SHOW ME 5 drawing. Bruce Bodine, 32, said he’ll use the tax-paid* windfall to pay bills and loans. He may also buy some small items like a new chain saw. Bodine purchased his winning ticket at Crossroads General Store, Highways 13 and O in Springfield. He used a combination of birthdays to select the winning combination. Those numbers were: 5, 11, 12, 20 and 28. To date, 681 SHOW ME 5 players have won $25,000 tax paid* since that game began in November 1994. * 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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