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July Fourth celebrations bring 50-50 winners

As the smoke clears from the fireworks and people begin to wind down and clean up from the big Fourth of July weekend, many are checking their 50-50 tickets bought at various community celebrations across the Gogebic Range in recent days.

Bessemer’s Fourth of July Committee set a record again upping its sales to build a prize of $33,490. The winning ticket is 11622 and was drawn just before Monday’s parade began.

No official word has come about a winner, but a committee member told the Daily Globe Tuesday afternoon he had been in touch with someone claiming to have the winning ticket and a mee...