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Lottery winner offers to pay for repairs at Maine high school

A woman who won a $370.9 million Powerball jackpot last month has offered to donate $2 million to repair the roof of Schenck High School in East Millinocket, Maine. The Bangor Daily News reports that Gloria Mackenzie, 84, a former East Millinocket resident living in Florida, has informed Superintendent Quenten Clark that she would provide funds to fix the roof. Mackenzie's daughter, Mindy, teachers at the high school. The school board had been recommending that a bond proposal to fix the roof be put before voters, but action on that question had been delayed while the district's budget is still unsettled.

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