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Local man wins $155K in Illinois lottery

<p>Daniel Flanagan won $155,402 in the Illinois lottery.</p>

A local man is now looking forward to a relaxing vacation after matching five out of six numbers in the Illinois lottery.

Daniel Flanagan, from Missouri, says he buys a lottery ticket every time he visits Illinois. His strategy has paid off because the ticket he bought for the July 9 drawing won $155,402.

He purchased the winning Quick Pick ticket at Red Roof Liquor and Lottery in Columbia, Ill.

His plans for the winnings include paying bills and taking a nice vacation.

Photos: Local lottery winners