Tuesday, October 23, 2018
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Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 5 Midday' game

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

3-1-0-2-7

(three, one, zero, two, seven)

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TAMPA — When you buy that shirt from Amazon.com, the box doesn’t come to your doorstep directly from Amazon’s 1 million-square-foot fulfillment center in Ruskin.Instead, it first goes to a smaller distribution center where, in the wee hours, it is ro...
Updated: 13 minutes ago
The president says it’s okay, claims Tampa man accused of groping woman on flight

The president says it’s okay, claims Tampa man accused of groping woman on flight

A Tampa man accused of groping a woman’s breast during a plane flight said "the President of the United States says it’s okay to grab women by their private parts," according to a criminal complaint.Bruce Michael Alexander, 49, groped the woman’s bre...
Updated: 21 minutes ago
Detectives conducting death investigation at Tampa apartment complex

Detectives conducting death investigation at Tampa apartment complex

TAMPA — Detectives were conducting a death investigation Tuesday at an apartment complex in the University area. The scene of the investigation is at the 42nd Street Apartments, 14610 N 42nd St., according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office....
Updated: 21 minutes ago
Sparkman Wharf’s eclectic collection of restaurants to open Nov. 30

Sparkman Wharf’s eclectic collection of restaurants to open Nov. 30

TAMPA — The beer garden, event lawn and shipping-container restaurants at Sparkman Wharf, the re-imagined version of Channelside Bay Plaza, are scheduled to open Nov. 30, developers at Water Street Tampa said Tuesday.That’s later than the October del...
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AP sources: Giants trade cornerback Eli Apple to Saints

AP sources: Giants trade cornerback Eli Apple to Saints

Two people with knowledge of the deal tell The Associated Press the New York Giants are trading cornerback Eli Apple to the New Orleans Saints. One of the people says the Giants will receive a fourth-round pick in 2019 and a seventh-rounder in 2020 f...
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Quentin, the 'miracle dog' who survived the gas chamber and started a movement, dies in St. Louis

Quentin, the 'miracle dog' who survived the gas chamber and started a movement, dies in St. Louis

A "miracle dog", who would go on to be the face of a nationwide moment against using gas chambers to kill animals, has died.
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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."
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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: 2 hours 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: 2 hours ago