FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. | The Latest: Judge says he’s unlikely to toss signature match

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — The Latest on Florida’s election recount (all times local): 5:30 p.m. A federal judge says he is unlikely to let Florida election officials automatically count thousands of mail-in ballots that have signatures that do not match those on file. Democrats are asking U.S. District Judge Mark Walker to throw out Florida’s … Continue reading FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. | The Latest: Judge says he’s unlikely to toss signature match

Missouri Lottery News: St. Charles Woman, Nicole Argent, Mistakes $1 Million Ticket For $100

ST CHARLES, MO – With a huge smile and excited laughter, Nicole Argent claimed a $1 million Powerball prize from the drawing on Oct. 20.  She purchased the winning ticket at U-Gas, 10743 Watson Road, in St. Louis. “I went in for Mega Millions tickets, but it was 9:02 p.m. and I couldn’t buy them,” … Continue reading Missouri Lottery News: St. Charles Woman, Nicole Argent, Mistakes $1 Million Ticket For $100

Stung by Amazon’s rejection, cities look on the bright side

Sometimes losing is winning. Or at least that’s what some of the 18 North American cities passed up by Amazon for its new headquarters are telling themselves. After 14 agonizing months of wooing and then waiting for the online retail giant to make up its mind, the finalists learned that instead of Amazon picking one … Continue reading Stung by Amazon’s rejection, cities look on the bright side

BYHALIA, Mississippi | The Latest: 2 dead, 44 hurt in bus crash in Mississippi

BYHALIA, Mississippi  — The Latest on the winter storm hitting parts of the South (all times local): 4 p.m. A Mississippi Highway Patrol spokesman says two people are dead and 44 others have been injured aboard a tour bus that overturned on an icy highway in the northern part of the state near Memphis. Sgt. … Continue reading BYHALIA, Mississippi | The Latest: 2 dead, 44 hurt in bus crash in Mississippi

Missouri Lottery News: Springfield Resident, Johnny Cordell, Wins $100,000

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – It turned out to be Johnny Cordell’s lucky day when he realized he had won $100,000 from his “Full of 500s” Missouri Lottery Scratchers ticket.  The ticket, which was purchased at the Kum & Go, 215 S. Kansas Expressway, in Springfield, was one of five top-prize winning tickets offered in the … Continue reading Missouri Lottery News: Springfield Resident, Johnny Cordell, Wins $100,000

LAS VEGAS | Mana to be honored as Latin Grammys’ Person of the Year

LAS VEGAS— Mexican rock band Mana will be honored as the Latin Recording Academy’s 2018 Person of the Year in a star-studded concert Wednesday, the eve of the Latin Grammy Awards ceremony. Lead vocalist Fher Olvera, drummer Alex Gonzalez, guitarist Sergio Vallin and bass player Juan Calleros will be recognized during the event in Las … Continue reading LAS VEGAS | Mana to be honored as Latin Grammys’ Person of the Year

Missouri Lottery News: Clinton Man, Garland Morris, Wins $100,000 Just In Time for the Holidays

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Garland Morris said it felt like “a load off his back” when he claimed a $100,000 top prize after playing a Missouri Lottery “$100,000 Casino Cash” Scratchers ticket. “I plan to pay my credit card completely off and have a nice Christmas,” he shared. Morris purchased his winning ticket at Buck … Continue reading Missouri Lottery News: Clinton Man, Garland Morris, Wins $100,000 Just In Time for the Holidays

GENEVA | Marie Antoinette pearl pendant sells for record $32 million

GENEVA  — A large, drop-shaped natural pearl pendant sold for a hammer price of $32 million at an auction of jewelry that once belonged to French Queen Marie Antoinette, which Sotheby’s is calling a record price for a pearl at auction. The “Queen Marie Antoinette’s Pearl,” a diamond-and-pearl pendant, was among the highlight offerings on … Continue reading GENEVA | Marie Antoinette pearl pendant sells for record $32 million