Some cheer lottery win, others lament loss

By: - August 31, 2005 4:47 am

Fayetteville Observer

By Julia Oliver
Staff writer

As news filtered to Fayetteville that the state legislature had approved a lottery, local convenience stores prepared to sell tickets while pastors prepared to warn their congregations against gambling. Across the state’s southern border, some North Carolinians cheered. (more…)

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