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* SKOWHEGAN, Maine (6/12/09)--A knife-wielding man wearing a hoodie and sunglasses robbed Winslow, Maine-based Tacconet FCU's Skowhegan branch Wednesday morning of an undisclosed amount. He escaped on a motorcycle driven by another man. Police later found a motorcycle abandoned on a road. Witnesses in the area said one man got into a maroon pickup truck and sped away. No one was hurt during the incident (Morning Sentinel June 11) … * BATON ROUGE, La. (6/12/09)--Eight-year-olds Eli Coleman and Andrew Carter of Baton Rouge became millionaires on June 5 as
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winners of E FCU's Millionaire for a Day Contest, in which local students wrote an essay or drew a picture on "What I Would Do With a Million Dollars." They were each presented an oversized check for $1 million by CEO Ken Bordelon. They also received a five-year, $500 share certificate and received a VIP tour of the credit union's Market Street branch. They also can keep the interest earned on a 24-hour deposit of $1 million. The students also shared lunch with real-life millionaire Todd Graves, founder and chairman of Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers, an area restaurant chain. Graves showed them the kitchen, ate lunch with them and presented them with gift buckets. He also shared advice on becoming a millionaire, staying a millionaire, and developing smart financial habits. "We look forward to seeing Eli and Andrew 30 years from now as real millionaire members of E FCU," Bordelon said. From left are: Coleman, Graves, Carter and Bordelon. (Photo provided by E FCU) …


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