The Morning Note: Who Has the Golden Ticket?

That's One Golden Ticket

The winner of  last night's $216 Mega Millions jackpot drawing  is waking up in New Jersey this morning. The single ticket was sold in Ocean County at a Singin Oil gas station. Lottery officials are mum on where the ticket was sold.  Not sure if your ticket is the one? Here are the numbers: 26, 32, 35, 43, 52 and 10.

Lowest of the Low

Maybe they should start calling it a disapproval rating.  The latest Marist College Poll says only 26 percent of New Yorkers approve of the job Gov. Paterson is doing. That's a 20 percentage point drop from the end of January and the lowest rating a governor has recieved in the Marist Poll's 33-year history. Paterson's 2010 prospects are not much better, with 53% of registered voters saying they'd vote for a Republican Rudy Giuliani.  

Elderly Woman Stuck for Three Days

A 76-year old Pemberton Township woman spent three days in a recycling bin in her garage after she triped over her dog and fell backward into the 20-gallon bucket. A worried neighbor called police who found Mary Davis at around 8 a.m. Tuesday Morning.  

Long Island Fire Injures 9 People

A late night blaze which tore through a garden apartment building in Central Islip injured nine people, one of them critically. Seven apartments were completely destroyed and about 25 people spent the night in a Red Cross shelter.  Firefighters said bad water pressure severly hampered their efforts to get the fire under control.

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