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Fantasy 5 ticket worth $78,494.79 bought in Plant City

Three winners of the "Fantasy 5" game will collect $78,494.79 each, the Florida Lottery said Saturday.

Published on 12/08/12
Updated on 03/13/13
Second appeal rejected for murderer Willie Crain

Crain, 65, was convicted of killing 7-year-old Amanda Brown after kidnapping her from her Seffner home in 1998.

Published on 10/13/11
Updated on 03/21/13
With so many red-light cameras, lawmaker wants longer yellow lights

Larry Ahern of St. Petersburg says a longer yellow will give drivers an extra half-second to make decisions at intersections.

Published on 07/19/11
Updated on 03/20/13
Local state senators uncertain Moffitt money will be restored

A measure to restore money for a major expansion of Tampa's H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center passed in a Senate committee Monday, but its overall prospects aren't encouraging.

Published on 04/05/11
Updated on 03/19/13
Voters reject loosening of class-size rules

Voters rejected a proposed state constitutional amendment that would have loosened Florida's limits on the number of children who can be in public school classes.

Published on 11/03/10
Updated on 03/21/13
Judge denies Norman's request to dismiss Ambler's lawsuit

A Leon County judge refused today to dismiss state Rep. Kevin Ambler's contest of Hillsborough County Commissioner Jim Norman's state Senate primary win in District 12.

Published on 09/22/10
Updated on 03/21/13
Ambler's lawyers go to court to remove Norman from ballot

State Rep. Kevin Ambler's contest of Hillsborough County Commissioner Jim Norman's state Senate primary election got its first hearing this morning before a Leon County Circuit Court judge, who is expected to decide quic...

Published on 09/21/10
Updated on 03/21/13
Fantasy 5 ticket sold in Riverview worth $96,666

Two winners of the "Fantasy 5" game will collect $96,666.06 each, the Florida Lottery said today.

The winning tickets were bought in Riverview and Miami, lottery officials reported.

Published on 06/22/10
Updated on 03/21/13
Senate bill would set standards for tomato inspections

The state Senate has passed a bill designed to ensure the safety of Florida-grown tomatoes following a false salmonella scare nearly two years ago.

Published on 03/23/10
Updated on 03/20/13
State to enforce new seagrass rule

State law officers will soon begin enforcing new rules targeting those that intentionally damage seagrass.

Published on 10/05/09
Updated on 07/09/13
Florida seeks volunteers to track deer rut

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is seeking hunters around the state willing to provide information on when they think white-tailed deer are rutting.

Published on 08/25/09
Updated on 03/23/13
State announced crab trap closure

All blue crab traps must be removed from Gulf Waters from Pasco County, south, between July 10 and July 19.

Published on 07/01/09
Updated on 07/09/13
Exotic animal rule criticized

Animal rights groups cheered this week when the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission voted to ban people from keeping cougars, cheetahs and other exotic animals as pets.

Published on 06/20/09
Updated on 03/22/13
Motor vehicle, driver's license fees to increase

Motor vehicle registration, driver license and court fees will be going up, but Florida also will become the last state to waive court filing fees for poor people through a series of budget conforming bills approved Tues...

Published on 05/05/09
Updated on 03/22/13