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Lotteries

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A collection of news and information related to Gaming and Lotteries published by Tribune Company sources. (Photo AP)
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  • Hit musical "Book of Mormon" opens in Philly

    "The Book of Mormon," the irreverent Tony-winning musical comedy from Trey Parker and Matt Stone, the creators of the "South Park" TV series, may be "vulgar and shocking" but it also leaves audiences with an unexpected uplifting message, says K.J....
  • Live lottery drawings to remain on WGN

    Live lottery drawings to remain on WGN
    The lottery lady is staying on WGN-Ch. 9, at least for another year.   After flirting with digital alternatives, the Illinois Lottery has agreed to a discounted one-year deal to keep the live drawings on the Tribune Co. station, its television home...
  • Lottery sales reach $5.4 billion in Florida

    Lottery sales reach $5.4 billion in Florida
    Floridians sure have developed an itch for scratch-offs, spending more than $3.4 billion last fiscal year, according to figures released Monday by the Florida Lottery. That interest in scratch-offs drove Florida sales to a record $5.4 billion in sales...
  • Man claims winning Fantasy 5 lottery ticket at La Crescenta store

    Man claims winning Fantasy 5 lottery ticket at La Crescenta store
    When Adam Shahinian found out that his winning Fantasy 5 ticket was sold at the La Crescenta store where he purchases his lottery tickets each day, he jumped in his car and drove there rather than checking the numbers online from home. He asked the clerk...
  • Garcetti moves to restart suspended LAFD hiring drive

    Garcetti moves to restart suspended LAFD hiring drive
    With overhauled procedures, Los Angeles is once again moving to hire new firefighters after the process was suspended earlier this year amid concerns about nepotism and mismanagement. In a bid to boost the number of women and minorities in the LAFD's...
  • Ocoee woman finds $3 million ticket in scratch-off bought in Windermere

    Ocoee woman finds $3 million ticket in scratch-off bought in Windermere
    One of Florida's newest multi-millionaires has a simple plan for her windfall: she wants to pay off her mortgage in Ocoee then buy a second home for her family. Brandy Pauline, 31, won a $3 million prize in the Super Millions scratch-off game, Florida...
  • Crescenta Valley Briefs: Winning lottery ticket sold at La Crescenta deli; Old West day at La Crescenta Library

    A Fantasy 5 lottery ticket was sold at Gardenia Market & Deli in La Crescenta, earning one man $286,539. Adam Shahinian, who buys coffee and soda from the store regularly, drove to the store after hearing about the winning ticket's location. The store's...
  • New process for hiring L.A. firefighters wins OK; recruiting to resume

    New process for hiring L.A. firefighters wins OK; recruiting to resume
    Members of the Los Angeles Civil Service Commission voted unanimously Thursday to approve an overhaul of the rules for hiring city firefighters, restarting a recruitment effort halted in March amid concerns about nepotism and mismanagement. In a bid...
  • Humor Mill Orlando presents 'Locked out of Fringe'

    Humor Mill Orlando presents 'Locked out of Fringe'
    When the shows for the Orlando Fringe Festival were picked in a lottery last year, The Humor Mill Orlando was not chosen. But the good-humored folks of the comedy troupe wrote a show anyway. "Locked out of Fringe! (The 2014 Orlando Fringe Festival...
  • Businesses howl over new rules on game machines

    Businesses howl over new rules on game machines
    Jerry Greenspan has been running the Fun City arcade in Ocean City for 40 years, long enough to see children who played games there grow up and bring their children to continue the summer boardwalk tradition. Now he wonders how long it can go on. "We...
  • A newsstand where the world still unfolds as print fades to black

    A newsstand where the world still unfolds as print fades to black
    A red truck pulls into an empty parking lot off Fairfax Avenue just before 6 a.m. René Portillo gets out in a rush and heads to a blue shoe box of a building wearing a message in faded paint: "THE NEW YORK TIMES Expect The World." To the right, a...