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      Florence native gets key to city for Jeopardy game show wins

      The City of Florence gave Ben Ingram, a Florence native who won eight games of Jeopardy last month, a key to the city during council's regular scheduled meeting on Monday.

      He won nearly $177,000.

      Ingram's fellow classmate and Florence City Councilman Robbie Hill made the presentation saying Ingram has made Florence proud.

      Ingram graduated from Wilson High School and Wofford College in Spartanburg with a B.S in mathematics.

      He obtained a Masters Degree in mathematics from the University of South Carolina.

      Ingram is an IT consultant in Charlotte.