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Wednesday, May 27, 2015

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Bolts’ Johnson sets tone, conquers New York
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Bolts’ Johnson sets tone, conquers New York

NEW YORK — It could have passed for a changing of the guard in Lightning history, from one mighty mite to another.
Published: 05/19/15
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Looking back fondly on our 12-pound life marker

Actually, he was a few ounces shy of 12 pounds, but his arrival 35 years ago tomorrow was still more than impressive.
Published: 05/18/15
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Socom looks to enhance interactions with industry, academia

Imagine a Special Operations Forces Industry Conference in Tampa every single day of the year. Imagine U.S. Special Operations Command reaching out to inventors, industry and academia with needs, and a place to bring them all together to figure out h...
Published: 05/18/15
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No favorite no problem for deep GOP field

By now, if you haven’t had the irritation of the Republican clown car illustration pop up on your social media home page at least a couple of times, it means you have blocked all your lefty, time-warping high school pals (and your life is less...
Published: 05/18/15
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Jeb’s fumbling start could reshape GOP race

Jeb Bush loves his family. That’s commendable. He doesn’t want to make his brother, George, look bad.
Published: 05/18/15
Drouin benchings raise questions about his future with Bolts
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Drouin benchings raise questions about his future with Bolts

NEW YORK — He stayed on the ice after the Lightning practiced Sunday. Why not? There’s little reason to believe 20-year-old rookie Jonathan Drouin will register anything but his 12th healthy scratch of the playoffs when the Lightning pl...
Published: 05/17/15
Updated: 05/18/15
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Corcoran on budget: Chill already

May is rolling toward a particularly early Memorial Day weekend — summer’s traditional front door — but it’s not the seasonal heat that’s causing lots of Floridians to break a sweat.
Published: 05/17/15
Things happen, and few went Lightning’s way
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Things happen, and few went Lightning’s way

We’re only a single game into the Eastern Conference finals, but lessons are aplenty after the Tampa Bay Lightning dropped the opener.
Published: 05/16/15
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Ballparks are not development machines

While speaking to the St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce the other day, Tampa Bay Rays President Brian Auld made a case for a new ballpark that is used by every team when trying to justify the need for a new facility: economic development.
Published: 05/16/15
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Will someone please step up and lead Florida?

Adam Putnam.
Published: 05/16/15