Mega Million Madness

Bill Ritter's daily take on the news.

April 2, 2012 1:59:12 PM PDT
Anyone skeptical about the nastiness that can consume office pool lottery winners isn't going to change his or her feelings after reports from Maryland about those fast-food workers who say one of their colleagues owes them money. A lot of money!

Apparently, a woman says she bought tickets for the group and one for herself. And the one for herself just happened to be one of the three winners of the $656 million Megamillions jackpot Friday night.

At least that's what the workers are claiming and it's setting off an ugly workplace war.


Forget the fact that the lottery peeps say it probably didn't happen the winning ticket getting bought by these folks but it's one reason why some people refuse to participate in those lottery office pools.

I'm just sayin'.

We'll have the latest on the winners as yet unidentified in Friday's big Megamillions jackpot, tonight at 11.

Also at 11, a fascinating look at the new realities in the 2012 post-recession job-hunting market. Two numbers to remember: 35 and 15. Those are the number of hours you should be putting in to look for a new job if you're, respectfully, not already working or have a job. Carolina Leid tonight has the story of the five tips that can help you get a job in this new-reality market.

We'll also have any breaking news of the night (including the latest on that nursing school shooting in Oakland that killed 6), Meteorologist Jeff Smith (in for Lee Goldberg) with his AccuWeather forecast, and Rob Powers with the night's sports. I hope you can join Sade Baderinwa and me, tonight at 11.


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