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    The Powerball lottery jackpot for tonight's drawing is $320 million. Are you in one of 42 states where the lottery is played?
    Quote of note
    "My positive test was the result of my use of a substance I should not have used. I accept my suspension under the Joint Drug Program and I will try to move on with my life. I am deeply sorry for my mistake and I apologize to my teammates, to the San Francisco Giants organization and to the fans for letting them down." -- Giants star Melky Cabrera in a statement issued by the MLB Players Association. The outfielder was suspended 50 games after testing positive for testosterone.
    Hot video: People love Paul Ryan
    While Mitt Romney may not be getting much of a boost since his choice of Paul Ryan as presidential running mate, Scott Rasmussen of Rasmussen Reports says Ryan's favorables are up.
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