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Hedman is Lightning’s workhorse and key to advancing in playoffs
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Hedman is Lightning’s workhorse and key to advancing in playoffs

TAMPA — This was the Victor Hedman the Lightning will need every night if they want to roll on down the playoff road. This was the horse that helped lead them to the Stanley Cup Final. The horse who will be paid with a lot more than oats this ...
Updated: 2 months ago
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Bathroom bills are just a waste

When it comes to universal human experiences, using the bathroom is the one shared by us all — no matter our race, sex or economic status. The average person uses a toilet six to eight times a day. It matters not if you live in one of the most...
Updated: 2 months ago
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GOP’s core message lost in candidates’ bluster over lifestyle

There have been a lot of terrible mergers, such as John McCain and Sarah Palin.
Updated: 2 months ago
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‘Crusich’ a fragile, necessary long-odds gamble

If we’ve heard it once, we’ve heard it 1,237 times: The 2016 race to the White House is unique. Everyone paying the barest attention knows. The details don’t need to be rehearsed here.
Updated: 2 months ago
Once exiled, Drouin now thriving on big stage
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Once exiled, Drouin now thriving on big stage

The Lightning holding onto Jonathan Drouin is proving to be the event that saved the team's postseason, Martin Fennelly writes.
Updated: 2 months ago
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Palace intrigue yet again at the governor’s mansion, but it’s no surprise

The job of state insurance commissioner is important to every citizen in Florida, but it usually isn’t something people talk about around the dinner table. Then again, normal rules don’t apply when Rick Scott is the governor.
Updated: 2 months ago
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A spark named Carly; Trump’s legal trouble

Follow Tom Jackson’s “The Right Stuff” blog on TBO.com
Updated: 2 months ago
An unseasonable farewell to Pasco’s head elf
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An unseasonable farewell to Pasco’s head elf

WESLEY CHAPEL — Charlie Brown expressed what’s on my mind just now with exquisite precision: “Goodbyes make my throat hurt. ... I need more hellos.”...
Updated: 2 months ago
Mr. Steve and his big flying coffin
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Mr. Steve and his big flying coffin

It takes a lot to grab the attention of the 15 or so seniors — mostly Plant High grads from the ’50s — who get together once a month at the Village Inn to swap stories over eggs and pancakes.
Updated: 2 months ago
“No Hillsborough?” Commissioners wimp out on traffic
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“No Hillsborough?” Commissioners wimp out on traffic

A majority of the Hillsborough County Commission has spoken with unmistakable clarity about the transportation plan called Go Hillsborough.
Updated: 2 months ago