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Florida Lottery Has Two Huge Jackpot Drawings Tonight

Florida Lottery Has Two Huge Jackpot Drawings Tonight

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Yes, the chances of hitting either jackpot are very very slim. But for a dollar a piece you can get in on both the Florida Lotto and Powerball drawings. Tonight's Powerball jackpot, which is a national drawing, is up to $160 million.

Our state's very own lottery, the Florida Lotto, is now up to $34 million.

Neither are records on their own, but, "What's unusual is that we have such a high jackpot on Lotto at the same time there is a high Powerball jackpot," said Florida Lottery Jacksonville district manager Steven Galaydick.

Right now the $160 million Powerball prize is the highest in the country, edging out the other very large MegaMillions prize ($99 million).

Related: Meet Record-Breaking Lottery Winners

TODAY: "Back-to-School" Ice Cream Social at The Goddard School in OakLeaf

The Goddard School, the premier preschool for children 6 weeks to 6 years, located in OakLeaf Plantation, invites your family to our Back-to-School Ice Cream Social on August 3rd from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. Children of all ages will enjoy fun activities and of course—lots of ice cream! Families will receive free registration (a $150 value) when they enroll at the event.

Sesame Street Live "Elmo's Super Heroes" in Jacksonville Sept. 16 - 18

Calling all super heroes! Super Grover needs your help – and it’s Elmo and the Fabulous Five to the rescue when this fantastic musical production zooms into Jacksonville. Join Elmo, Zoe, Abby Cadabby, Telly Monster and Zoe’s pet rock Rocco for Sesame Street Live “Elmo’s Super Heroes” at Times Union Center for Performing Arts (Moran Theater) from Friday, Sept. 16 through Sunday, Sept. 18. Tickets for all five performances go on sale Wednesday, Aug. 10 at 10 a.m.

"Back-to-School" Ice Cream Social at The Goddard School in OakLeaf

The Goddard School, the premier preschool for children 6 weeks to 6 years, located in OakLeaf Plantation, invites your family to our Back-to-School Ice Cream Social on August 3rd from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. Children of all ages will enjoy fun activities and of course—lots of ice cream! Families will receive free registration (a $150 value) when they enroll at the event.

Lennar Hosts "Everything Under The Sun" Event at Eagle Landing

Lennar Hosts "Everything Under The Sun" Event at Eagle Landing

Lennar, one of the nation’s top homebuilders, is hosting an “Everything Under The Sun” event at Eagle Landing at OakLeaf Plantation on Saturday and Sunday, July 16-17.

Annual School Supply Drive About to Kickoff

Annual School Supply Drive About to Kickoff

Stuff the Bus, the annual First Coast News drive to collect school supplies for those in need is almost here.  In partnership with The Salvation Army, Publix, Community First Credit Union and The United Way, we encourage those who can help to do so by dropping off school suply donations.