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Lightning clobbered again in 6-1 defeat to Nashville Predators

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Another night, another half-dozen goals, another scoreboard that was just too ugly to accept. That’s how bad Thursday night was for the Tampa Bay Lightning. Tampa Bay absorbed a 6-1 loss to Nashville, finishing a five-game homestand in which they hoped to make up ground at 2-2-1. The Predators scored the game’s final four goals, three of them by Colton Sissons, who had the first hat-trick of his career. Nashville scored its goals on only 19 shots as Bolts’ goaltender…

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Tampa Bay Lightning loses final game of road trip to Nashville

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A successful road trip ended poorly for a tired Tampa Bay Lightning team Monday night. The Bolts lost a 3-1 game to the Nashville Predators Monday night in the final game of a five-game road trip. Tampa Bay won the first four games, but they lacked the jump in their step against Nashville. “It was just one of those games,” Lightning coach Jon Cooper said. We needed to get the lead, and that was it. We didn’t get it. We…

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Can public drinking revitalize downtowns?

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In an attempt to bring tourists and young people back to aging downtown districts, many cities have legalized outdoor drinking — and it has been somewhat successful in revitalizing those areas, according to an article from The Pew Charitable Trusts. In 2016, cities in Mississippi and Ohio legalized “outdoor refreshment areas,” zones where patrons can carry drinks in the street, often in plastic containers rather than cans or glass bottles. The new wave of cities follows similar laws passed in…

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