Retired couple claim Mega Millions share

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CORRECTS DATE PHOTO WAS MADE TO MONDAY, APRIL 9, NOT TUESDAY, APRIL 10 - In this photo provided by the Maryland State Lottery Agency, a lottery official, left, and the three anonymous winners of the Maryland portion of the Mega Millions lottery pose for a photo in Baltimore, Monday, April 9, 2012. Maryland Lottery officials say three public school employees are sharing the spoils of the record Mega Millions jackpot. The winning Maryland ticket is one of three nationally that split the $656 million jackpot. (AP Photo/Maryland State Lottery Agency)

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A retired southern Illinois couple has claimed the third and final share of last month's record $656 million Mega Millions jackpot. Illinois Lottery officials introduced Merle and Patricia Butler on Apr. 18 at a ceremony in their hometown of Red Bud, where they bought the winning ticket for the Mar. 30 drawing.

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