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Trip to Grocery Store Reaps $4,000 in Cash


El Reno, Okla. (June 23, 2009) – Carla Withrow of El Reno made a routine stop at a grocery store and won $4,000 playing the Oklahoma Lottery’s Sterling Silver Scratcher.
Traveling through Bethany, Withrow visited the Barnes Food Market at 6735 NW 50 and decided to pick up a Scratcher. She was shocked to have won so much. Withrow plans to use her winnings toward fixing her car air conditioner and then plans to treat herself with the rest.

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