Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 4 Midday' game

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Friday afternoon's drawing of the Florida Lottery's "Pick 4 Midday" game were:

0-0-5-7

(zero, zero, five, seven)

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As Jonchuck nears trial, defense takes novel approach to gain any advantage

As Jonchuck nears trial, defense takes novel approach to gain any advantage

In the coming trial of a father accused of tossing his 5-year-old daughter off a bridge to her death — a crime for which he faces the death penalty — nothing is normal.That has certainly been true for the flurry of motions filed by defendant John Jon...
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St. Pete wants to get tougher on single-use plastics, polystyrene

St. Pete wants to get tougher on single-use plastics, polystyrene

ST. PETERSBURG — Food trucks, grocery stores, restaurants and any business that serves food and drink in the city could face some big changes in the way they use plastic and polystyrene products in the coming years.Imagine paying 5 cents f...
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Labor union launches ads targeting Gwen Graham over the American Dream mega-mall

Labor union launches ads targeting Gwen Graham over the American Dream mega-mall

A major labor union says it's launching a six-figure ad buy against Gwen Graham, targeting the Democratic front-runner for governor over her family's involvement in the American Dream Miami mega-mall.UNITE HERE, which represents more than 2...
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Nelson not likely to meet with SCOTUS nominee Kavanaugh until after hearings

Nelson not likely to meet with SCOTUS nominee Kavanaugh until after hearings

WASHINGTON – Sen. Bill Nelson is not likely to meet with President Trump's Supreme Court nominee until after confirmation hearings begin, his office says.Nelson had offered next Wednesday, when contacted, but Brett Kavanaugh's team said that wo...
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AP Top News at 5:40 a.m. EDT

AP Top News at 5:40 a.m. EDT
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Germany creates 3rd gender identity for records: 'diverse'

Germany's Cabinet has approved a third gender option for official records that will allow people to be registered as "diverse," complying with a Supreme Court ruling
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In heart of West Africa, Burkina Faso faces rising extremism

In heart of West Africa, Burkina Faso faces rising extremism; 'The area belongs to them'
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Zimbabwe president urges court to toss opposition challenge

Lawyers representing Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa have filed papers urging the country's Constitutional Court to throw out an opposition challenge to his election
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Report: Pennsylvania priests abused over 1,000 children

Report: Pennsylvania priests abused over 1,000 children

A grand jury report reveals hundreds of Roman Catholic priests in Pennsylvania molested more than 1,000 children _ and possibly many more _ since the 1940s
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Afghan officials: Taliban attack in north kills 30 troops

Afghan officials: Taliban attack in north kills 30 troops

Afghan officials say a Taliban assault on two adjacent checkpoints in northern Afghanistan has killed at least 30 soldiers and police
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