The Powerball lotto is up to $425 million. But tread lightly before you join an office pool - it often doesn't work out well for everyone. Seattle Morning New's Ursula Reutin is handling our own office pool, and joins us live. // Washington State's new congressmen-elect completed their "freshmen orientation" in D.C. before the Thanksgiving break. We check-in with Congressman-elect Derek Kilmer to hear how it went. // A Hispanic guy who doesn't have an accent messed with his college classmate's heads by pretending to have a heavy accent all semester. Then he dropped the accent for his final speech to the class. Jose Barrientos is a stand-up comedian in L.A. He began his comedy career in Baghdad Iraq, while Serving in the Army. // Dave and Luke share your Magic Messages.