Miller Place couple wins $165-million jackpot

Mary and Richard Morrison of Miller Place show
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Mary and Richard Morrison of Miller Place show off their Infiniti sedan, one of the six new cars they have purchased since they won the $165 million Mega Millions lottery in December 2009. (April 8, 2010) (Credit: Newsday / John Paraskevas)

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Richard and Mary Morrison of Miller Place have won the $165-million Mega Millions jackpot. Before their lucky win, the lifelong Long Islanders and high school sweethearts were "just getting by" financially, their lawyer said.

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