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Lightning loses despite retiring the jersey of Marty St. Louis

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Turns out, maybe the Tampa Bay Lightning should have brought back Marty St. Louis … and given him a uniform. Despite the charge the team got from retiring the jersey of St. Louis – the only retired number in franchise history, the Lightning could not maintain its energy and fell, 3-1, to the Columbus Blue Jackets. The Bolts started well, getting off a season-high of 19 shots  in the first period, and taking a 1-0 lead on Jonathan Drouin’s goal.…

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Lightning absorbs another lopsided defeat against Columbus

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The Tampa Bay Lightning’s slump continued in Columbus Tuesday night. From the looks of it, it may be difficult to get out of. The Lightning lost its third game, and its fourth in its last five games, with a 5-1 drubbing at the hands of the Blue Jackets. The Bolts have now been outscored 14-5 in their last three games. In their last two, they been outscored 9-2, and the two goals came at the end of the game when…

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Lightning loses a ‘stinker’ against Columbus Blue Jackets

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For the Tampa Bay Lightning, Friday night’s game was one to forget. The Bolts fell behind the Columbus Blue Jackets 2-0 in the first, then gave up a pair of quick goals in their attempt to come back. In the second period, Tampa Bay scored to narrow the deficit to 2-1, but gave up a third goal in 29 seconds. In the third, they fought back to tie the game at 3-3, but gave up a fourth goal 57 seconds…

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Donald Trump belittles accusers as more turn up with sordid stories

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Donald Trump acted out onstage an accuser’s allegations and suggested another wasn’t worthy of his attention the same day two more women came forward with years-old stories of unwanted sexual encounters with the Republican presidential nominee. With eight women accusing Trump of unwanted kissing, groping or more, the New York businessman maintained his innocence and his denunciation of opponent Hillary Clinton and an international media conspiracy aimed at denying him the White House. “100 percent fabricated and made-up charges, pushed…

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Donald Trump’s trap: GOP nominee can’t let go of perceived slights

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For Donald Trump, it’s become a familiar pattern. The Republican nominee can’t let go of a perceived slight, no matter the potential damage to his presidential campaign or political reputation. Trump spent the days after winning the Republican nomination criticizing a U.S. district court judge’s Mexican heritage. The morning after accepting the Republican nomination at the party’s convention, Trump re-litigated months-old grievances with primary rival Ted Cruz. Now, he’s sparring with an American Muslim family whose son was killed in…

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Democratic advertising blitz awaits Donald Trump

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Long before Donald Trump swatted away his Republican presidential rivals, his likely Democratic opponent and her allies began laying traps for him. Priorities USA, the lead super PAC backing Hillary Clinton, has already reserved $91 million in television advertising that will start next month and continue through Election Day. In addition, Clinton’s campaign and Priorities USA have both debuted online videos that cast Trump in a negative light — a preview of what voters will see on TV over the next six…

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Donald Trump turns eyes toward pivotal primaries

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GOP front-runner Donald Trump tried to prove over the weekend that no perceived misstep can derail his march to the Republican presidential nomination. Trump enjoyed a relatively controversy-free multi-state tour Sunday ahead of primaries that could determine whether he wins the GOP nomination without a contested summer convention. Perhaps most critical to that equation is Tuesday’s winner-take-all contest in Ohio, where the real estate mogul and the popular governor, John Kasich, have intensified their focus on one another — Trump…

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