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September 16, 2011

Vanko and I tell Powerball winners: Stay mum!

The $109 million Powerball winners came to the Maryland Lottery office this week to present their winning ticket. But they haven't decided whether to go public, Kayla Bawroski reports.

The Tuesday Hancock column was on how it would be crazy for these people to disclose their identity. Maybe they heeded the advice. But just in case, WBAL's Bill Vanko and I repeated the message on the radio this morning. Here is the clip.

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About Jay Hancock
Jay Hancock has been a financial columnist for The Baltimore Sun since 2001. He has also been The Baltimore Sun's diplomatic correspondent in Washington and its chief economics writer. Before moving to Baltimore in 1994 he worked for The Virginian-Pilot of Norfolk and The Daily Press of Newport News.

His columns appear Tuesdays and Sundays.

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