Couple who claim winning Powerball ticket appear on ‘Today Show’

A store clerk removes a Powerball quick pick lottery ticket Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016, in Oakland, Calif. The Powerball jackpot has grown to over $1 billion dollars. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

NEW YORK (WDTN) – A couple from Tennessee appeared on NBC’s Today Show Friday morning who claim to have one of the winning tickets from Wednesday’s Powerball drawing.

The Today Show has been Tweeting about it Friday morning:

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