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Lotteries

Lotteries
A collection of news and information related to Gaming and Lotteries published by Tribune Company sources. (Photo AP)
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  • Payday from state lottery sales top $1.28 billion for education

    Payday from state lottery sales top $1.28 billion for education
    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...
  • Ft. Hood witness recalls carnage: 'I saw Hasan start shooting'

    Ft. Hood witness recalls carnage: 'I saw Hasan start shooting'
    FT. HOOD, Texas — Retired Staff Sgt. Shawn Manning had dreaded returning to this central Texas Army base for the first time this week to testify against the man who he says shot him and dozens of fellow soldiers back in 2009. Manning, an Army...
  • Do we make poorer decisions as we age?

    Do we  make poorer decisions as we age?
    When it comes to making boneheaded choices, teenagers usually win society's award for overall poor decision-making. Yet a study published recently in the journal PNAS suggests that our ability to make wise choices changes over time, and actually...
  • Lenders see some crazy excuses for dings on credit reports

    Lenders see some crazy excuses for dings on credit reports
    "The devil made me do it" was perhaps the most famous catchphrase of comedian Flip Wilson. And it was among the numerous excuses one potential borrower gave his lender to explain his lousy credit report. The 10-page letter of explanation ranged from...
  • Government shutdown hits fishermen, farmers, physicists

    Government shutdown hits fishermen, farmers, physicists
    WASHINGTON — The crabbers are getting, well, crabby. With the offices of the National Marine Fisheries Service closed because of the federal government shutdown, fishermen have been unable to get permits for the Alaska king crab season, which...
  • Letters: Who should get into AP classes?

    Re "As access to AP classes rises, so do headaches," Oct. 10 It is terrible for a qualified student to be shut out of a high school Advanced Placement course because of some misguided egalitarian ideal that every student should be allowed to take an...
  • Powerball ticket sold in L.A. and worth $465,539 still unclaimed

    Powerball ticket sold in L.A. and worth $465,539 still unclaimed
    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...
  • In 'Lucky 7,' the lives of a more ordinary number

    In 'Lucky 7,' the lives of a more ordinary number
    TORONTO — Modern television dramas are filled with all kinds of fantastical characters you’ll probably never meet in real life — turncoat FBI agents, throne-seeking knights, superhero crime fighters. What it may not have enough of, at...
  • Review: ABC may need to re-think its plans for Tuesday domination

    Review: ABC may need to re-think its plans for Tuesday domination
    ABC is going all in on Tuesday nights, with four new shows premiering, beginning with "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D". Considering that show's cat's cradle of demographic attractions — Comic books! Joss Whedon! Clark Gregg!! — ABC decided...
  • 'The Wave' on Utah-Arizona border claims the third life this month

    'The Wave' on Utah-Arizona border claims the third life this month
    The place is among the most scenic hiking destinations in the entire Southwest, an expanse near the Arizona-Utah border so popular┬áthat officials use a lottery to decide who gets to walk its trails. It’s known as The Wave and its signature...
  • Third person charged with filing false claim for Boston bombing

    Third person charged with filing false claim for Boston bombing
    A New Jersey woman is the third person to be charged with trying to defraud the One Fund Boston, established to aid people involved in the bombing at the finish line of the Boston Marathon in April. Iris Gamble, 44, was charged with third-degree...