Monday, August 20, 2018

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3 Midday' game

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Friday afternoon's drawing of the Florida Lottery's "Pick 3 Midday" game were:

9-7-5

(nine, seven, five)

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Judge orders Amendment 8 be removed from Florida ballot

Judge orders Amendment 8 be removed from Florida ballot

A Leon county judge ordered that Amendment 8, the amendment that would have created a pathway for the state to oversee charter schools and bypass local school boards, be removed from the ballot.Judge John Cooper wrote in a summary judgement Monday mo...
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Judge orders Amendment 8 be removed from Florida ballot

Judge orders Amendment 8 be removed from Florida ballot

A Leon county judge ordered that Amendment 8, the amendment that would have created a pathway for the state to oversee charter schools and bypass local school boards, be removed from the ballot.Judge John Cooper wrote in a summary judgement Monday mo...
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Potent thunderstorms are forecast to return across Tampa Bay

Potent thunderstorms are forecast to return across Tampa Bay

A powerful line of storms created a ferocious lightning show on Sunday afternoon while dumping lots of rain and producing wall-rattling thunder.Tampa Bay can expect to see similar thunderstorms Monday and Tuesday night as the coastal breeze collides ...
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Documents: Sandhill cranes among 150 birds killed at UF to protect research work

GAINESVILLE — Documents show more than 150 birds were killed in the past 10 years to protect plant science work for a research unit at the University of Florida. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service documents show that 47 of the birds, which were killed by...
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Three victims identified in fatal Zephyrhills head-on crash

Three victims identified in fatal Zephyrhills head-on crash

Three people were killed Sunday night and two children were seriously injured in a head-on crash in Zephyrhills, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.Elvin Benitez, 30, of Zephyrhills, was driving a 2015 Mazda 6 westbound on County Road 54, west o...
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Zombie campaigns are still spending money, and can continue doing so until 2019

Zombie campaigns are still spending money, and can continue doing so until 2019

  Four months ago, the federal agency that oversees elections announced that it would finally begin cracking down on former lawmakers who hoard and spend leftover campaign donations long after they leave office. It didn’t seemed to make a dif...
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Project uncovering South's hidden LGBTQ history

Project uncovering South's hidden LGBTQ history

A new project is documenting the history of LGBTQ people in the Deep South
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Troopers: 3 killed in head-on crash in Florida

The Florida Highway Patrol says three people died in a head-on crash north of Tampa
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Troopers cite 10 sports car drivers for going too slow

Connecticut State Police usually pull over cars for driving too fast
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Florida judge throws charter school amendment off ballot

A Florida judge is throwing a proposed amendment dealing with charter schools off the November ballot
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