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How Would You Spend the $500 Million Powerball Jackpot?

Let us know how such a large sum of money would change your life.

Lottery fever is sweeping across Hauppauge, with Wednesday's Powerball jackpot now above $500 million.

But while locals are rushing to get their tickets before the 10:59 p.m. drawing, we're wondering what any of you would do will all that money.

Share your ideas in the comment stream below.

And for a little extra perspective, check out this Associated Press report published Wednesday about past winners and what cautions they have for the next crop of lotto millionaires.

John November 28, 2012 at 09:24 PM
I WOULD LEAVE LONG ISLAND AND NEW YORK!!!
Tom November 29, 2012 at 02:34 PM
For starters, I would pay all debt that members of my immediate family have. Then I would set up an endowment for my church, so the investment income would at least pay the entire salary and benefits for a full time Pastor!

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