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British Bus Drivers Win Huge Lottery Prize

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British Bus Drivers Win Huge Lottery Prize

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British Bus Drivers Win Huge Lottery Prize

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A dozen bus drivers in England bought lottery tickets together and won a total of 38 million British pounds. The group leader arranged a party, then called in to say none of the bus drivers would work the next day. Britain's Daily Mail says one driver couldn't wait that long, and stepped off the bus in the middle of his shift.

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Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep.

Sometimes you hear of lottery winners who keep working their old jobs. But that may not be the case for a dozen bus drivers in England. They bought lottery tickets together and won a total of 38 million British pounds. The group leader arranged a party, then called in to say none of the bus drivers would be working the next day. Britain's Daily Mail newspaper says one driver couldn't even wait that long, and he stepped off the bus in the middle of his shift.

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