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Wednesday, Aug 23, 2017
Drawing nears for Powerball jackpot that's climbed to $700 million
The estimated jackpot for the Powerball lottery drawing on Aug. 23, 2017, has climbed to $700 million, making it the second-largest in U.S. history. [Associated Press]
DES MOINES, Iowa — The estimated jackpot for Wednesday night's Powerball lottery game has climbed to $700 million, making it the second-largest in U.S. history.Some details about the game and how the prize has grown so...
Commuters near the University of South Florida will want to find alternate routes with work continuing to repair a
Eastern Fletcher Avenue may be closed weeks for water-main repairs near Hillsborough River
Lee Elementary Magnet School of World Studies & Technology, formerly named Robert E. Lee Elementary, originally opened its doors in the early 1900s as the Michigan Avenue Grammar School. Now some School Board members want to rename the predominantly black school, but the district is proceeding slowly. [SKIP O'ROURKE  |   Times]
Hillsborough to move slowly on name change for school honoring Robert E. Lee
James Taylor, a Bradenton firefighter, speared a 409-pound grouper near St. Pete Beach during a competition over the weekend. (Courtesy of Michelle Taylor)
Florida firefighter spears giant 409-pound grouper in St. Pete Beach competition

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US & World

Education Department announces college prep grants
The U.S. Department of Education has awarded a second round of funding for programs that help low-income students who aspire to attend college
In Florida, who's in charge of this Confederate monument?
Speaker says agency chief should be fired; governor says no
Man accused of filming teen's suicide hears murder evidence
Baylor settlements could signal trend of more to come
Harvey crawling toward Texas; could become a hurricane

Florida

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Offbeat

Dog that went missing after Tinder date reunited with owner
A dog that went missing after a house sitter invited a Tinder date to the home has been reunited with its owner
Former CIA agent wants to buy Twitter to kick Trump off
Upset over drug use on property, owner torches trailer home
To E or not to E - USC didn't in spelling Shakespeare's name
Bourbon, pizzas and now spaghetti sauce cover Arkansas roads
Pittsburgh police, FBI looking for wig-wearing bank robber