Time Ticking on Unclaimed Lottery Jackpot

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    Maybe the person holding an unclaimed winning California Lottery ticket just really wants to help the state's failing school system.

    Not likely, but that's where the $103,000 will go if someone doesn't step forward soon to collect a MEGA Millions jackpot that was bought five months ago at Los Gatos 7-Eleven.

    Winning tickets must be claimed 180 days after the drawing. That means the time to cash in on this ticket is down to just about a month. The winning numbers are 48, 12, 24, 7, 36 and the Mega number is 27h $103,875, but only until its Nov. 11 expiration date.

    Johnston said tickets worth this much money do't usually go unclaimed for so long.