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Chino Hills has a Powerball winner. What happens next?

Chino Hills has a Powerball winner. What happens next?

What we know is this: The nation's largest lottery jackpot was won in Wednesday night's Powerball drawing, and one of three winners purchased a lucky ticket in Chino Hills.

What we don't know, however, is who the California winner is. On Thursday, California lottery officials are flying from Sacramento to Chino Hills to visit the store that sold the ticket while they wait for the local winner to claim the jackpot. 

The last 12 hours have been a “whirlwind” for the lottery, said Alex Traverso, a California Lottery spokesman.

“The phone is ringing off the hook. Everyone was clamoring to find out where the winning locations were. It’s really...

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