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Ottumwa Woman Wins $30,000 Lottery Prize

Connie Solomon Wins Top Prize Playing "Crossword" Scratch Game

DES MOINES, Iowa - An Ottumwa woman won the top prize of $30,000 playing the lottery's "Crossword" instant-scratch game.

Connie Solomon claimed her prize Feb. 24 at the Iowa Lottery's headquarters in Des Moines. She purchased her winning ticket at Fareway, 1325 Albia Road in Ottumwa.