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North Carolina chef uses lottery winnings to feed the hungry

Roberto Mendoza was just paying for his gas. The lottery ticket was a rare impulse buy. "I scratched the top and saw the match for $250,000. ... I go Oh my! Then I started to jump and hit my friend," the chef said. "My next reaction was basically 'this is not my money.' I'd been feeding little ones in Charlotte for five years, and I decided I was going to continue to do that." He was destined to do much more.

Bulls lose third straight to Hornets

The Charlotte Hornets are finally close to being 100 percent healthy again, and are working their way back into the Eastern Conference playoff picture.

Harris, Lamb lead Bucks over Bobcats 100-90

Bucks outscored Bobcats 28-11 in 4th quarter

Tobias Harris had 18 points and rookie Doron Lamb scored 10 of his 12 points in the fourth quarter, leading the Milwaukee Bucks past the Charlotte Bobcats 100-90 Thursday morning in front of thousands of middle school kids.