Tuesday, September 25, 2018
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Winning numbers drawn in 'Fantasy 5' game

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the Florida Lottery's "Fantasy 5" game were:

01-03-09-17-29

(one, three, nine, seventeen, twenty-nine)

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Four games in, USF unbeaten but hardly unblemished

Four games in, USF unbeaten but hardly unblemished

TAMPA — By this point, the trajectory of Raymond James Stadium's only undefeated tenant should be more discernible.After all, one-third of the regular season is in the rear-view. As September segues into October, we've ascertained that UCF...
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Top 5 at noon: Rick Scott: a model of inconsistency as Florida governor; if Brett Kavanaugh falters, could it open the door for this Florida justice? and more

Top 5 at noon: Rick Scott: a model of inconsistency as Florida governor; if Brett Kavanaugh falters, could it open the door for this Florida justice? and more

Here are the latest headlines and updates on tampabay.com:RICK SCOTT: A MODEL OF INCONSISTENCY AS FLORIDA GOVERNORThe Rick Scott who's running for the U.S. Senate in 2018 often bears only a hazy resemblance to the newcomer who burst on the scene and ...
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Judge rules Bill Cosby a 'sexually violent predator'

Judge rules Bill Cosby a 'sexually violent predator'

NORRISTOWN, Pa. — A judge has ruled that Bill Cosby is a "sexually violent predator."Judge Steven O'Neill made the decision Tuesday as he prepares to sentence the 81-year-old comedian for drugging and molesting a woman at his suburba...
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A doctor was sued for malpractice. He tried to fight it. It cost him nearly everything.

A doctor was sued for malpractice. He tried to fight it. It cost him nearly everything.

Scott Plantz remembers the exact date he received notice he was being sued for medical malpractice.His wife, Cynna, gave birth to their only child that day in 2009. They had spent five years and more than $100,000 on in vitro fertilizations to have H...
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FEMA to hold meetings to unveil new flood zones in Pinellas County

FEMA to hold meetings to unveil new flood zones in Pinellas County

CLEARWATER —The anxiety over flood insurance in Pinellas County could increase now that the Federal Emergency Management Agency has completed a years-long study to update flood zones and create new hazard maps.While still in the review stage, the upd...
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Editorial: Florence shows why flood insurance must be fixed

Editorial: Florence shows why flood insurance must be fixed

The floodwaters have been still rising in North Carolina, more than a week after Hurricane Florence swept through the state. The storm continues to wreak havoc in areas where fewer than 1 in 10 homeowners have flood insurance, underscoring the need f...
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SB I-75 reopens after crash involving semi-trailers spills fruit trees onto roadway

SB I-75 reopens after crash involving semi-trailers spills fruit trees onto roadway

A three-vehicle crash brought southbound traffic on I-75 to a standstill early Tuesday morning after a vehicle struck a semi-trailer hauling fruit trees, spilling its contents onto the interstate.Jerome Coleman and Wendy Sweat, of Douglas, Ga., were ...
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A post-Florence tropical disturbance could further soak the Carolinas

A post-Florence tropical disturbance could further soak the Carolinas

It's been an busy hurricane season in the Atlantic and this week the National Hurricane Center is monitoring three tropical disturbances that have chances of strengthening -- including one that could affect the Carolinas as it continues to cope with ...
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Sports Day Tampa Bay podcast: Did Ryan Fitzpatrick do enough to keep his job?

Sports Day Tampa Bay podcast: Did Ryan Fitzpatrick do enough to keep his job?

Rick Stroud and Times sports columnist Tom Jones break down the Bucs' 30-27 loss to the Steelers on Monday Night Football.Ryan Fitzpatrick  had a difficult first half, throwing three interceptions, but  led a second-half comeback that ...
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You thought you knew these candidates? In House District 38, it's Tent Killer challenging Little Danny

You thought you knew these candidates? In House District 38, it's Tent Killer challenging Little Danny

Most everybody knew John David Hayes simply as “David’’ until 1982. The then-21-year-old skydiving enthusiast, however, made a bad landing on his 11th jump in Alberta, Canada, and soon everyone started calling him something else. "...
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