Hefty $100 lotto ticket turns into $1 million jackpot for five GTA coworkers

A pricey Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) scratch ticket has allowed five coworkers from the Toronto-adjacent area to reap the rewards of a gigantic jackpot. Giacomo Giammarco of Woodbridge, Andrea Pimental of Brampton, Carlo Anania of Mississauga and Elizbeth Pedro and Melanie Cabral of Brampton are the lucky winners of a $1 million prize … Read more

Who won the $1.35B Mega Millions jackpot? We may never actually know

(NEXSTAR) – It has been a week since a Mega Millions ticket sold in Maine matched all six winnings numbers for the record-setting $1.35 billion jackpot. Get all of the latest news, weather, sports, and entertainment delivered right to your inbox! While we know this is Maine’s first Mega Millions jackpot win, we don’t yet … Read more

Toronto-area lottery veteran failed to realize she won $60 million jackpot for weeks

One woman from just north of Toronto is probably one of the most envied people in Ontario right now. Camellia Kazemi Talachi of Richmond Hill has been unveiled as the big winner of that gigantic $60 million jackpot that went unclaimed for weeks. That’s right, the province’s newest multimillionaire — who has been playing Ontario Lottery and … Read more

Farnsworth Middle School wins ‘Future City’ contest

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Farnsworth Middle School of the Guilderland Central School District won first place over the weekend in the Upstate New York regional Future City Competition in Albany. The Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) competition asked teams of students to answer the question of what future cities might look like if today’s … Read more

Winning ticket for $1.35 billion Mega Millions jackpot sold in Maine; drawing produces 14 more $1 million winners

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – A single ticketholder won Friday’s $1.35 billion Mega Millions jackpot, according to Mega Millions officials. The ticket — which matched all six winning numbers (30, 43, 45, 46, 61, and the gold Mega Ball 14) — was sold in Maine, according to a press release. It’s the first jackpot win for … Read more

5 things to know this Monday, January 9

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Every morning, you have two choices: continue to sleep with your dreams or wake up and chase them. Happy Monday, Capital Region! Meteorologist Rob Lindenmuth said Sunday, “Monday morning starts partly sunny with more clouds mainly south and east of Albany with a slight chance at a few flurries.” Seasonably warm … Read more

Here’s what a ‘Great British Baking Show’ champion eats on New Year’s Eve

(NEXSTAR) – The ball is dropping, the champagne is popping, and Guiseppe Dell’Anno is in the kitchen frying up doughnuts. Dell’Anno, the winner of the 12th series of “The Great British Baking Show,” is undoubtedly a skilled baker, having been awarded “Star Baker” twice during his season and earning just as many handshakes from Paul … Read more

Albany startup wins state innovation challenge grant

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — A joint project between Regenerative Solutions, Inc. and the University at Albany was among three winners selected in the first New York State Advanced Materials Innovation Challenge, according to Manufacturing Extension Partnership center FuzeHub. Each of the three projects will receive $50,000 from the Jeff Lawrence Innovation Fund to support cutting-edge … Read more

Lionel Messi has finally won the FIFA World Cup, and can claim to be the greatest male footballer of all time

The 2022 FIFA World Cup just became a coronation. Football almost never delivers perfect narratives, so when it happens it’s all the more impactful. And so it was at Lusail Stadium today, as the greatest player the game has known won its ultimate trophy in dramatic fashion. Lionel Messi, at 35, has finally won the World … Read more