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Locals Hoping to Win in $320 M Powerball Drawing

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Lynchburg, VA - The latest Powerball jackpot is $320 million, and plenty of people are getting excited waiting for the drawing Wednesday night.

People were buying tickets all day at the Exxon in Lynchburg.

The chances of winning the jackpot is one in 175,223,501. The $320 million grand prize is the fourth largest in Powerball history.

For $2 a ticket, a lot of people are taking their chances. One woman who said she was buying because she was sick of seeing people from out west win. She was determined to bring the winnings back to the east coast.

Others agreed, that's a whole lot of money.

"I'd just, I don't know, play guitar until the money ran out," said one buyer.

"I'll make sure that my kids, my grandkids, will never have to want anything," said another buyer.

If there is no lucky winner Wednesday night, that total will grow even larger.

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