14 Maine shipbuilding maintenance workers to split $3 million lottery jackpot

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Some shipbuilding maintenance employees in Maine are splitting a $3 million lottery jackpot.

State lottery officials say 14 Bath Iron Works co-workers make up the group known as Harding's Maintenance Crew. The group usually plays the Powerball but chose to also play the Mega Millions game this week, including an optional $1 multiplier.

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The $1 million ticket was tripled. Now the winners will take home more than $200,000 each, before taxes.

The winning ticket was bought at a Cumberland Farms in Woolwich, 30 miles northeast of Portland.