| Dec 10, 2014
| 8:06 PM
SAN DIEGO — When I approached Jon Lester at the All-Star Game in Minneapolis five months ago and asked him about the possibility of coming to the Cubs as a free agent, he raised his eyebrows and shouted out for help.
"I got my first destination...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 2:50 PM
As the Mega Millions jackpot grows to $321 million for the Tuesday, Nov. 4 drawing, and the Powerball jackpot stands at $178 million for the Wednesday, Nov. 5 drawing, CNN reports that "$2.04 billion went unclaimed in 2013 alone." Read the report here,...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 8:15 AM
A lot of treats were given away Halloween night, but the $284 million Mega Millions jackpot was not one of them.
That mean's Tuesday night's prize has soared to $324 million. The drawing takes place at 10 p.m. CST.
The lottery added $40 million to its...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 8:08 AM
The biggest winner on election night might not have been a politician.
A Mega Millions ticket sold in New York won the lottery's 8th largest jackpot of $321 million Tuesday night.
The winning numbers were 9, 15, 24, 39 and 41, with a Mega Ball of 1....
| Dec 2, 2014
| 11:43 AM
Proposals to force two innovative school programs in Broward to accept more neighborhood students and fewer districtwide fired up parents on both sides of the debate.
The schools include Virginia Shuman Young, a Montessori elementary in Fort Lauderdale,...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 7:06 PM
Long before Horseshoe Casino Baltimore opened in August, its operator studied the game-day habits of football fans in other cities — Cleveland, New Orleans, Cincinnati — where it runs casinos similarly situated near NFL stadiums.
| Nov 8, 2014
Sgt. 1st Class Joshua Rosenbaum was able to finish three tours of duty — one in Iraq and two in Afghanistan. He was able to finish his bachelor's degree in mathematics, long delayed by military call-ups.
But the 34-year-old U.S. Army reservist...
| Nov 10, 2014
The Sheff vs. O'Neill lawsuit of 1989 created many diverse public education options for local families. Now is the time to investigate opportunities. The Magnet-Open Choice Lottery, operated by the Greater Hartford Regional School Choice Office (RSCO),...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 8:04 AM
Check your lottery tickets. Someone purchased a $25,000 winning Cash 5 ticket in Hampton over the weekend, a Virginia Lottery spokeswoman confirmed.
The ticket was for Saturday's day drawing, according to Jennifer Mullen, Virginia Lottery communications...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 3:16 PM
A Virginia Beach woman has won a $1 million Lottery prize, state lottery officials announced Friday.
Angela Spruill bought the winning ticket from Virginia’s $5 Million Club game at a Farm Fresh at 1615 General Booth Boulevard in Virginia...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 6:22 PM
A Baltimore advocacy organization is offering $50,000 in housing assistance by lottery as part of an information fair for would-be homebuyers in the Waverly area on Saturday. The event at the Weinberg Family Center Y, 900 East 33rd Street, from 11 a.m. to...