| May 23, 2013
| 5:32 AM
Batman, the Ghostbusters, Rocky, Axel Foley and Austin Powers all have theme songs.
Why shouldn't a reporter have a theme song?
Earlier this month, my role at the Orlando Sentinel expanded to include more video updates and stories that reflect...
| May 23, 2013
| 6:42 AM
Two winning Powerball tickets — one from Baltimore City, one from Calvert County, and each with a second-tier prize of $1 million — were pulled from Wednesday night's drawing, said the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency on Thursday....
| May 26, 2013
| 9:26 AM
Just a week after a record $590.5 million Powerball jackpot ticket was sold in Zephryhills, the area has another winner, this time in Tampa.
The ticket was sold at Carrollwood Convenience and Market, 4550 W. Village Drive, Tampa. It was one of...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 7:49 PM
California schools and colleges received $1.28 billion in lottery funds last year, the state controller’s office said Tuesday.
More than $1 billion was paid to K-12 schools. Community colleges received more than $168.5 million, the California...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 1:09 PM
A winning Powerball ticket sold in Los Angeles and worth $465,539 remains unclaimed after about five months since the winning numbers were drawn, lottery officials said.
"OK people, this is getting serious! Search your couch cushions, look in your glove...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 12:03 PM
Someone who bought a Powerball ticket in Tampa is looking at missing out on more than $16 million. A Powerball jackpot-winning ticket worth $16,666,666.66 remains unclaimed.
The May 25 drawing for a $50 million jackpot prize resulted in three jackpot-...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 11:18 AM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- One lucky Missouri Lottery player in Springfield has won a $1 million prize after matching all five white-ball numbers drawn in Saturday’s Powerball drawing. It’s the third time a $1 million Match 5 winning ticket has...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Three years ago, Republicans running for statewide office got trounced, with their top candidate, former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr., winning less than 42 percent in his rematch with Gov. Martin O'Malley. Nobody else got more than 39 percent, and the GOP...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 7:58 AM
Another larger-than-normal jackpot is bubbling over in Florida, and the good news about this one is that the winning ticket has to be sold in Florida.
The Florida Lotto jackpot is at $43 million for Wednesday night’s drawing. That’s easily...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 11:47 AM
After a few months without a massive jackpot, the national Powerball drawing is again gaining steam, raising its prize to $300 million ahead of Saturday's drawing.
Maryland is one of 43 states, along with Washington and the Virgin Islands, that...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 5:08 AM
The Powerball jackpot has swelled to $400 million after no one won the latest drawing Saturday.
Just a few days ago, the jackpot was an estimated $300 million. No one has hit a winning number in the Powerball lottery since June 23, when a ticket holder...