Boss Gave Powerball Winning Nurse Her Ticket

UPDATE: The daughter of the nurse said to have won the Powerball jackpot says her mom did NOT win. Developing.. Via ABC7:  A Pomona nurse won the record-breaking Powerball jackpot with a ticket given to her by her boss.

The 62-year-old woman is a senior registered nurse at Park Avenue Health Care and Wellness Center in Pomona, according to a spokesperson for nursing home owner Shlomo Rechnitz.

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Rechnitz bought 18,000 tickets for his employees and residents at 80 nursing homes across California. The winning ticket was purchased in Chino Hills.

The spokesperson told ABC7 the nurse was unaware she’d won until her son sent her a picture of the ticket over the phone.

Even though the nurse knew she’d won, the spokesperson said she still finished her shift before going home.

powerball winner bossThe nurse is married and has seven children, six of whom are also nurses.

BET 106 & Park CANCELED

BET’s “106 & Park” has been canceled and will air its final show this December 19th.

The long running music video countdown show will be reduced to a digital format appearing on the BET website.

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“It’s been a great 14-year run as America’s top music/variety show on cable,” BET’s president, Stephen Hill, said in a statement on the company’s website on Friday (November 14). Continue reading

Year Of The ‘Snake’ Officially Begins 新年快乐 (What To Expect)

Happy new year everyone! What? You think I’m a little late? Not if I’m honoring Chinese New Year, the year of the snake! And it’s not a mean or a bad snake! It’s an awesome all giving snake that slithers happiness and good luck into all our lives at least until next year and hopefully beyond!

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The Snake is the sixth sign of the Chinese Zodiac, which consists of 12 Animal Signs. It is the enigmatic, intuitive, introspective, refined and collected of the Animals Signs. Ancient Chinese wisdom says a Snake in the house is a good omen because it means that your family will not starve.