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NC To Give Out $1 Million Each To 4 Vaccinated Residents

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Vaccinated North Carolinians are now eligible to win a $1 million prize. Gov. Roy Cooper said Thursday that those who've gotten at least one COVID-19 shot are automatically entered in each of four upcoming contests. Residents between the ages of 12 and 17 can get a $125,000 scholarship to the college of their choice. There will be four drawings. A $1 million prize and $125,000 scholarship will given away at each of the contests scheduled to be held on June 23, July 7, July 21 and Aug. 4. The state also plans to expand a pilot program in four counties where newly vaccinated people and those who drove them to their appointment got $25 cash cards.