| Aug 28, 2014
| 8:30 PM
The news that California will more than triple the size of its tax credit program for movie and TV production was met with words of praise from crew members and studio reps, and pledges of new jobs from politicians.
Will it make sure Hollywood stays in...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 7:05 AM
The winner of Pennsylvania Lottery's fifth largest prize and its first jackpot ticket sold in the Mega Millions game has come forward to claim an $86.7 million jackpot from the May 20 drawing.
Carl Szott of Pittsburgh received a ceremonial check for...
| Aug 31, 2014
| 4:10 AM
To the editor: As an expat who lived in Australia for 12 years, I remember the civic duty and pride that marked elections in that country. And if you chose not to vote, the fine was minimal but could result in a much larger fine, plus court costs. (Re...
| Jul 23, 2014
No bull. Those who don’t act fast will miss out on their chance to participate in Pennsylvania’s 2014 elk hunt. The deadline to enter the annual drawing for elk licenses is July 31 – about a month earlier than in previous years. The...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 3:27 PM
Amusement game operators and distributors are fighting the Maryland State Lottery and Gaming Control Commission's proposed regulations on arcade games, but the agency already has new authority that could affect the side of the game business that operators...
| May 31, 2014
A frequent lottery player who says she "had a dream about winning" cashed her $47 million ticket Friday.
Germana Sodre, 47, of Hollywood, claimed the Florida Lotto jackpot from the drawing held on May 21. She chose to receive her winnings as a lump-...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 5:25 PM
Tens of billions of dollars have been wagered in the state's casinos since the state legalized slot machines and table games — spinning off funds for schools, the horse racing industry and local programs that have financed everything from paving and...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 1:05 PM
Naperville residents and businesses who want to test software to monitor their electric usage can enter a lottery for one of 60 spots in the trial.
The city is seeking 50 residential customers and 10 commercial customers to test and evaluate the ePortal...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 12:58 PM
Parents in the St. Charles school district will now be allowed to apply for a transfer for their children from their neighborhood school to a different elementary school in the district.
The District 303 School Board voted 5-2, with board members Steven...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 11:46 PM
One person in Tennessee is about $259.8 million richer after picking the winning numbers in the Powerball lottery drawing.
The winning numbers drawn for the multi-state lottery's jackpot are 14, 18, 25, 33, 49, powerball 23. The Tennessee lottery...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 12:08 PM
The Ravens plan to hold training camp practices this summer at M&T Bank Stadium and Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis.
Unlike the past two years, the Ravens will not practice at Stevenson University in Owings Mills.
The M&T Bank...