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Saturday, May 30, 2015
Column: Backs against the wall, the Lightning believed they could win
Lightning center Steven Stamkos  poses alongside the Prince of Wales trophy with NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly. Following tradition, Stamkos didn't touch the trophy -- it's the Stanley Cup the team wants.
Maybe it's time to stop doubting them, writes columnist Martin Fennelly. They're officially the guys who bend, but don't break, who love the feel of their backs against the wall, who never stay rattled. And so, the thrill ride goes on.
Under Gov. Rick Scott's proposal, All Children’s Hospital Johns Hopkins Medicine in St. Petersburg would lose $13 million, and St. Joseph’s in Tampa, $9 million.ASSOCIATED PRESS FILE PHOTO
Hospitals shudder at deep cuts Scott seeks in Medicaid debate
Two luxury high-rise condominiums are under construction in the Coconut Grove area in Miami. Since eight hurricanes whipped through Florida a decade ago, causing $33 billion in insurance claims, the state’s coastal communities have added an additional 1.5 million people and almost a half-million new houses, an Associated Press analysis shows. But experts say the risk of catastrophic destruction has not grown along with the new development because Florida builders are doing a better job of making structures hurricane-resistant. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Despite storm-free seasons, Florida insurance still pricey
DJ Ravi Drums, born and raised in Tampa as Ravi Jakhotia, takes center stage in Las Vegas for an EDM version of Mariah Carey’s “Dream Lover” while the diva changes her wardrobe. NASA scientists devised Jakhotia’s combination DJ gear and percussion set.
Tampa DJ’s star rising with aid from Mariah Carey
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Time for Bolts to seize moment, gut out all-time win

Martin Fennelly If the Lightning beat the Rangers tonight at Madison Square Garden, where the Rangers never lose Game 7s, Martin Fennelly says it would be the greatest victory in franchise history this side of June 7, 2004, the night the Stanley Cup was held high over Lightning heads.

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