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Sunday, May 19, 2013
The Hillsborough County Extension has a number residents can call to get advice about their lawns and landscapes.
Not sure what to do about those bugs chewing up your flowers? Concerned about selecting the right plants for your yard? Wondering what kind of grass is the most drought tolerant? Just pick up the phone and call the Hillsborough County Extension. The Master Gardener Help Desk is staffed Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. with gardening pros ready to answer all kinds of landscape-related questions for Westchase residents. “They can assist homeowners with lawn and pest problems, what to successfully grow in their landscape and vegetable gardens, and when and how to water effectively,” the extension’s website says. These gardening experts don’t stop with over-the-phone advice either. “Insect and plant samples may be taken to the Help …
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In its latest blog on Patch, the Southwest Florida Water Management District explains what it's doing to protect the natural springs it calls "essential" to our environment and economy.
Florida's natural springs are "essential to the environment, economy, citizens and visitors of the state," according to the Southwest Florida Water Management District. That's why the agency invested more than $2.2 million in springs protection and restoration last year and has approved $3.9 million more for the coming fiscal year, SFWMD spokesperson Susanna Martinez Tarokh explains in her latest blog on Patch. "There are more than 150 documented springs throughout the 16-county District, with five first magnitude spring groups that collectively discharge more than one billion gallons of water per day," Martinez Tarokh writes. Have you ever visited any of these springs? Do you agree with SFWMD's mission to protect them? We want to hear …
Lady Luck has made her presence known in Florida, where the lone winner in the roughly $600 million Powerball jackpot reportedly bought the ticket at a Publix supermarket.
Were you shopping at a Publix supermarket in Pasco County when you bought your Powerball jackpot ticket? More specifically, were you in Zephyrhills? If so, take a close look at your ticket. If you see the numbers 10, 13, 14, 22, 52 and 11, then take a deep breath and realize that your life has taken a dramatic term, if you're so inclined to claim the cash value of your roughly $600 million winnings. That's right, you're the lone winner to the record Powerball jackpot, as noted by USA Today.com, in an article posted 2:46 a.m. today, May 19. A Florida Lottery official reportedly told the Associated Press that more details were to be released. Not the lucky one? According to Powerball.com, the current estimated jackpot resets at $40 million…
Saturday, May 18, 2013
With a $600 million prize on the line, residents around Tampa Bay are eyeing their tickets.
An estimated $600 million could be all yours if you were lucky enough to pick the winning numbers in Saturday's Powerball drawing. The winning Powerball numbers for May 18, 2013 are: 22, 10, 13, 14, 52 and a Powerball of 11. For more on Powerball, visit Powerball.com or the Florida Lottery website. According to the Florida Lottery, Saturday’s jackpot tops the previous $587.5 million Powerball record set in November 2012. Players in Arizona and Missouri won that prize, the lottery website says. Florida, by the way, hasn’t had the best showing in jackpot wins since it joined the Powerball’s other 42 states in 2009. Only five people have hit the Powerball jackpot in Florida, according to a Powerball analysis website. There have been 185 …
With the jackpot for the May 18 Powerball drawing now reaching record-breaking territory, we’d like to hear your ideas for spending that much cash!
What would you do with $600 million in cold, hard cash? That’s what we’re wondering as the jackpot in tonight’s Powerball drawing hits the $600 million mark. That number, according to the Florida Lottery, tops the previous $587.5 million Powerball record jackpot set in November 2012. Players in Arizona and Missouri won that prize, the lottery website says. Florida, by the way, hasn’t had the best showing in jackpot wins since it joined the Powerball’s other 42 states in 2009. Only five people have hit the Powerball jackpot in Florida, according to a Powerball analysis website. There have been 185 second-place winners to date. Just how much would you take home if you won tonight’s drawing? According to USAMega.com, that $600 million …
The Florida Department of Transportation released a list of closures.
Attention, drivers: The Florida Department of Transportation recently released non-interstate lane closures for the week. Check out the list below of local roads that may alter your commute:
Find out how to adopt him.
From Marti Ryan of Hillsborough County Animal Services: Nicco is the man. This colorful German Short-Haired Pointer mix was given up by his owner for reasons no one can figure out. Nicco (ID#1007924) is housetrained, snuggly, gentle with small dogs, great with kids, and he will even chat back when spoken to. Adopt this pal fully neutered, vaccinated, licensed and microchipped from Hillsborough County Animal Services on Falkenburg Road, Tampa (open daily 10 until 7, special hours on Memorial Day). To arrange a meet-and-greet with Nicco's foster family, contact Animal Services at 813-744-5660. For more information, go to http://hillsboroughcounty.org/animalservices. Also, don't miss the three-day Memorial Day Weekend "half-price" …
A free reception will be held before the showcase.