Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 2 Midday' game

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

2-2

(two, two)

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Subtropical depression forms far off in north Atlantic

Subtropical depression forms far off in north Atlantic

What could become the fifth named storm of the 2018 hurricane season has formed far off in the north Atlantic and poses no threat to land.As of Wednesday at 5 a.m., Subtropical Depression Five had maximum sustained winds of 35 mph with higher gusts a...
Updated: 8 minutes ago
After condemning U.S. Sugar’s influence, Ron DeSantis to visit toxic green algae

After condemning U.S. Sugar’s influence, Ron DeSantis to visit toxic green algae

Congressman Ron DeSantis is scheduled for a quick visit to southwest Florida on Wednesday, adding himself to the long list of state and federal officials who have traveled to see the green, "guacamole-like" toxic algae for themselves.But there is one...
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Can a billionaire’s private school become a model for public education in Florida?

Can a billionaire’s private school become a model for public education in Florida?

Billionaire developer Jeff Greene is an unconventional Democrat running an unconventional campaign for Florida governor. So, naturally, his ideas on how to change Florida's vast public education bureaucracy stem from an unconventional place.Standing ...
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The Daystarter: Read our Taylor Swift recap; what’s with that gigantic cube-shaped boat?; Jonchuck’s lawyers take novel approach ahead of trial

The Daystarter: Read our Taylor Swift recap; what’s with that gigantic cube-shaped boat?; Jonchuck’s lawyers take novel approach ahead of trial

Catching you up on overnight happenings, and what to know today.• Scattered afternoon and evening showers expected, especially along Interstate 75, according to the National Weather Service. The high temperature will reach the upper 80s along the co...
Updated: 21 minutes ago
Could Peter Murphy return as RoboCop?

Could Peter Murphy return as RoboCop?

So here's a crazy rumor: Peter Weller, who starred in the original 1987 RoboCop, could reprise his role in an upcoming sequel. That is, if you belief Twitter.Movieweb.com reports that Neill Blomkamp (District 9) is directing RoboCop Returns, which wi...
Updated: 26 minutes ago
Death toll hits 39 in Italy bridge collapse; blame begins

Death toll hits 39 in Italy bridge collapse; blame begins

Italian emergency workers pulled two more bodies out of tons of broken concrete and twisted steel Wednesday after a highway bridge collapsed in Genoa, raising the death toll to at least 39 people
Updated: 1 hour ago
Death toll hits 39 in Italy bridge collapse; blame begins

Death toll hits 39 in Italy bridge collapse; blame begins

Italian emergency workers pulled two more bodies out of tons of broken concrete and twisted steel Wednesday after a highway bridge collapsed in Genoa, raising the death toll to at least 39 people
Updated: 1 hour ago

Danes to fence German border to stop boars with swine fever

Danes will erect a 70-kilometer (43.4-mile) fence along the German border to stop wild boars from crossing, in the hope of preventing the spread of African swine fever that can jeopardize the country's big pork industry.
Updated: 1 hour ago
Manafort jury to hear closing arguments in his fraud trial

Manafort jury to hear closing arguments in his fraud trial

Closing arguments set in Paul Manafort's financial fraud trial after defense decides not to call any witnesses
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Goalkeeper Subasic retires from Croatia's national team

Danijel Subasic says he is retiring from international soccer, becoming the third Croatian player that reached the World Cup final to leave the national team
Updated: 1 hour ago