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KNBC Newsroom Staffer Wins Mega Millions

She wanted KFC, he wanted BBQ, now they’re millionaires.

Los Angeles KNBC-TV overnight assignment editor Jacki Cisneros and her husband Gilbert, who’d recently lost his job, were the lucky winners of the $266 million jackpot in California’s Mega Millions lottery.

Though they initially tried to stay anonymous, the couple revealed their identity last night and sat down with the “Today” show’s Matt Lauer and Meredith Vieira this morning. Jacki was still in the office today and plans to continue working at KNBC as long as the station allows her. Video (pretty classic):

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