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Robbie Mook says Hillary Clinton is leading Donald Trump in early balloting in Florida by 170,000 votes

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Hillary Clinton is leading Donald Trump by 170,000 ballots in Florida heading into the final weekend of early voting. That’s what Clinton campaign manager Robbie Mook said on a conference call Friday afternoon. In comparison, Mook said that on the Friday before Election Day in 2012, Barack Obama was losing to Mitt Romney in Florida by 15,000 votes. The president went on to defeat Romney in the Sunshine State by less than one percentage point. Political scientists have stated that there is no way that Trump can win the White…

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Marshall relies on defense to beat UConn in St. Petersburg Bowl

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It was nice enough that Chase Litton got to come home. It was even nicer that he got to bring the Marshall defense along with him. Then he and his Marshall teammates shut down the UConn offense in Saturday’s St. Petersburg Bowl, winning a 16-10 victory over the Huskies. Litton, a graduate of nearby Wharton High School in Tampa, has had a fine true freshman season for the Thundering Herd. He threw four touchdown passes in his first game, and…

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Defenses expected to rule as Marshall plays UConn in St. Pete Bowl

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Don’t expect a lot of points when the Marshall Thundering Herd takes on UConn in the St. Petersburg Bowl on Saturday. Defense is the calling card of both teams, with UConn ranked 18th in the nation and Marshall tied for 32nd. The Thundering Herd enters the game 9-3, losing once in double overtime and once in triple overtime. UConn at one point lost five of six games and finished 6-6. The Huskies, in particular, will count on their defense to…

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