Tuesday, October 23, 2018
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Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 2 Midday' game

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Thursday afternoon's drawing of the Florida Lottery's "Pick 2 Midday" game were:

5-7

(five, seven)

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Retired Supreme Court justice Sandra Day O'Connor announces she is withdrawing from public life because of dementia

Retired Supreme Court justice Sandra Day O'Connor announces she is withdrawing from public life because of dementia

Sandra Day O'Connor, the first woman on the Supreme Court, says she has the beginning stages of dementia and "probably Alzheimer's disease."
Updated: 10 minutes ago
Rays have deal in place to sign prospect Sandy Gaston

Rays have deal in place to sign prospect Sandy Gaston

UPDATE, 10:25: The sides have agreed to terms on a $2.61 million deal, pending a physical exam, which is standard, and finalization of the contract.DEVELOPING: The Rays are working to complete a deal to sign RHP Sandy Gaston, a 16-year-old from Cuba ...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Amy Scherzer's Diary: Weekly Wrap-Up of the Tampa Social Scene

Amy Scherzer's Diary: Weekly Wrap-Up of the Tampa Social Scene

A food fight among top chefs, an incredible true-life story of poverty and education, a celebration of the arts and a salute to Boy Scouts make up this week's highlights.
Updated: 1 hour ago
Rays coach Charlie Montoyo interviewing for Blue Jays job

Rays coach Charlie Montoyo interviewing for Blue Jays job

Rays bench coach Charlie Montoyo has emerged as a candidate for the Blue Jays managerial job and is in Toronto today for an interview.Montoyo is competing with, among others, Rays colleague Rocco Baldelli, who last week was reported to be among a gro...
Updated: 1 hour ago
News at noon: What's at stake in tonight's Florida attorney general debate; 'The president says it's okay,' claims Tampa man accused of groping woman on flight; and more

News at noon: What's at stake in tonight's Florida attorney general debate; 'The president says it's okay,' claims Tampa man accused of groping woman on flight; and more

Here are the top five latest headlines and updates on tampabay.com.
Updated: 1 hour ago
What it was like in the audience at Aziz Ansariís St. Petersburg show

What it was like in the audience at Aziz Ansariís St. Petersburg show

ST. PETERSBURG ó Aziz Ansari might not like that Iím writing this."Another piece of Internet content written to generate clicks and speculation!" he might say in his signature high-pitched yell. "Another hot take for the woke masses!"At least, thatís...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Fantasy football: Grab former USF star Marlon Mack before itís too late

Fantasy football: Grab former USF star Marlon Mack before itís too late

Itís encouraging to still find viable running backs on the waiver wire heading into Week 8. When it comes to such a precious commodity, the cupboard is usually bare by this time, so finding an RB1 is a minor miracle.1. Marlon Mack, RB, ColtsMack, a f...
Updated: 2 hours ago
Deputies release name of Tampa mother and son killed in weekend double homicide

Deputies release name of Tampa mother and son killed in weekend double homicide

TAMPA ó Deputies have released the names of the mother and her 10-year-old son who were fatally shot in a double homicide on Sunday.Stephanie Ann Willis, 34, and son Ricky Willis were killed in their home at Marinerís Cove apartments by Willisí live-...
Updated: 2 hours ago
ĎThe President says itís ok,í claims Tampa man accused of groping woman on flight

ĎThe President says itís ok,í claims Tampa man accused of groping woman on flight

A Tampa man is facing a federal charge of abusive sexual contact after the FBI said he groped a womanís breast multiple times on a Southwest Airlines flight.According to the FBI, Bruce Michael Alexander, 49, groped a female passenger at least two tim...
Updated: 3 hours ago
Dow drops sharply as two industrial giants warn of trouble

Dow drops sharply as two industrial giants warn of trouble

The Washington PostU.S. markets opened in a steep slide on one of the busiest earnings days of the year as a global sell-off and a disappointing report by 3M - a major industrial company that is a window into the U.S. economy - had nervous investors ...
Updated: 3 hours ago