Local woman wins top prize in lottery game: A Davenport woman recently won $30,000 from the Iowa Lottery. Christy Blackert, 63, claimed the prize Tuesday from the lottery’s regional office in Cedar Rapids. She won the prize playing the Iowa Lottery’s “Word Bank” instant-scratch game. The prize is the 10th of the 12 top prizes available in the scratch game. Blackert purchased her winning ticket at Big 10 Mart, 5310 Corporate Park Drive, Davenport. A retired administrative assistant, Blackert plans to pay some medical bills with her winnings.

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