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Rays’ losing streak extends to 10 games in a row against Orioles

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Here’s a simple question: Will the Tampa Bay Rays win another baseball game? Ever? The bashing to the Rays continued Saturday, when the team was humbled by the Baltimore Orioles in defeats of 5-0 and 8-6. It stretched the Rays loss to 10 games, a stretch in which they have surrendered 60 runs. In the nightcap, the Rays led 4-0 after three innings. But then the Orioles turned it on, outscoring Tampa Bay 8-2 the rest of the way. The…

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Bud Chiles running for governor as Independent

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Lawton “Bud” Chiles III, the son of the late Florida governor who walked the state to deliver his message to voters, announced Thursday he was running for governor as an independent and spurning corporate cash. “The political parties are not the solution. They are part of a system that pits big money against big money,” he told reporters in Tallahassee. “I won’t play that game.” Chiles said he would not accept party or corporate dollars and would limit individual contributions to…

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