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  • The Record's top 10 stories of 2011

    <i>The Record's</i> top 10 stories of 2011
    The year that ends at midnight Saturday with the annual Duck Drop and fireworks at Havre de Grace Middle School was full of the good and the bad. There was the usual – mayoral elections in Aberdeen and Havre de Grace and heavy snowfalls. And the not...
  • Md. Lottery breaks sales record for fourteenth year

    The Maryland Lottery broke a sales record for the 14th consecutive year in fiscal 2011, generating $1.7 billion in sales, the agency said Monday. The lottery contributed $519 million to the state's general fund, an increase of $8.86 million over the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Danica Patrick doesn't have to win for her fans to keep buying in

    Danica Patrick doesn't have to win for her fans to keep buying in
    ORMOND BEACH — A bunch of dreamers showed up in the Winn-Dixie parking lot Thursday morning. The first thing they had to do was buy $10 worth of lottery tickets. By the way, the odds of winning this week's $101 million Powerball are 1 in 175,223,...
  • Patrick Doesn't Have To Win For Fans To Keep Buying In

    ORMOND BEACH, Fla. — A bunch of dreamers showed up in the Winn-Dixie parking lot Thursday morning. The first thing they had to do was buy $10 worth of lottery tickets. By the way, the odds of winning this week's $101 million Powerball are 1 in 175,...
  • 'Prize-linked' accounts offer cash prizes as incentive to save

    WASHINGTON A new type of savings account taps into the Powerball fantasies of Americans by giving customers the opportunity to win cash prizes every time they make a deposit. Proponents of so-called "prize-linked" accounts hope that the prospect of a no-...
  • Lottery: Lotto hits for $12M in Miami

    Lottery: Lotto hits for $12M in Miami
    The Florida Lotto yielded one single jackpot winner Saturday night, with a payout of $12 million. The numbers were 12-16-23-33-46-50 and the ticket was sold at 7-Eleven, 4741 NW 79th Avenue in Miami. It was a quick pick. It is only the third winning...
  • One winner in $260 million Powerball jackpot

    One winner in $260 million Powerball jackpot
    One person in Tennessee is about $259.8 million richer after picking the winning numbers in the Powerball lottery drawing. The winning numbers drawn for the multi-state lottery's jackpot are 14, 18, 25, 33, 49, powerball 23. The Tennessee lottery...
  • Lottery suspends sales at Florida stores

    Lottery suspends sales at  Florida stores
    Eleven stores are being investigated for criminal activity regarding their lottery operations, and have temporarily lost their right to sell tickets, Florida Lottery officials said Thursday. Lottery employees have removed equipment and turned off game...
  • Florida Lotto jackpot at $47M after four-month drought

    Florida Lotto jackpot at $47M after four-month drought
    Florida Lotto players are experiencing their second slump in as many years, and it’s close to tying a record. No one has correctly picked the six numbers since Jan. 18, meaning there have been 34 draws without a big winner. The record is 35...
  • Updated: Winning $47M ticket a Broward record

    Updated: Winning $47M ticket a Broward record
    Someone is holding, likely with trembling hands, the most valuable lottery ticket ever sold in Broward County. It’s worth $47 million, and its numbers match the 10-12-23-34-38-53 drawn Wednesday night in the Florida Lotto. In the 26 years...