Man suing for lottery proceeds

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas, June 1 (UPI) -- A Dallas-area man who allegedly had his $1 million lottery ticket stolen by a convenience store clerk is suing the Texas Lottery Commission for his winnings.

Cheated lottery winner awarded funds

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 17 (UPI) -- A judge in Travis County, Texas, said a man who was cheated out of a lottery win will receive $395,018 in recovered funds.

Lottery theft suspect may have fled U.S.

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas, Dec. 4 (UPI) -- Authorities in Texas said they have released a wanted poster of the suspected thief of a $1 million lottery ticket, but they fear he may have fled the country.

Texan demands stolen lottery ticket payoff

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- A Texas man whose $1 million lottery ticket allegedly was stolen says he wants the state to pay up even though the suspected thief already cashed it.

Study: Employees prefer gradual retirement

ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 14 (UPI) -- A study of more than 20,000 U.S. adults over 50 finds that most prefer gradual retirement to the idea of working one day and retiring the next.

Bruce Willis plays the tough guy father

VAN NUYS, Calif., June 3 (UPI) -- U.S. actor Bruce Willis reportedly did not have to use much imagination while playing an over protective father in "Live Free or Die Hard."

'Aqua Teen' to swim into U.S. theaters

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- The quirky animated TV series "Aqua Teen Hunger Force" is set to undergo a Hollywood adaptation this year from First Look Pictures.

MLB: Houston 1, Florida 0

HOUSTON, April 3 (UPI) -- Roy Oswalt pitched eight shutout innings and Craig Biggio scored the game's only run on a wild pitch Monday as Houston nipped Florida, 1-0.

TV's '24' may turn into big screen trilogy

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 22 (UPI) -- The hit television series "24" is reported to be inking a deal for three big screen versions.
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