Lottery winners in Arizona will be able to keep their anonymity under a bill passed by the state House of Representatives.
Republican Rep. John Kavanagh of Fountain Hills sponsored the bill and says players shouldn't face safety risks just because they're lucky enough to win big.
Kavanagh's proposal comes after a recent Powerball jackpot win by a Fountain Hills man whose name was released under Arizona's public records laws.
The bill still requires a prizewinners' hometown and county to be released and allows the Arizona Lottery to name winners who don't object.
The House passed the bill by a vote of 51-8 with one member not voting on Tuesday. It now goes to the Senate.
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Hurricane Maria threatens Caribbean islands already wrecked by Hurricane Irma and holds the chance of a direct hit on Puerto Rico.
The earthquake struck on the 32nd anniversary of a 1985 temblor that killed thousands and came just two hours after earthquake drills were held across Mexico to mark the date.
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Cincinnati police confirmed they are investigating a fatal crash in Carthage early Wednesday.