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What you need to know for Monday, June 13

Look for scattered thunderstorms starting around midday today, according to 10Weather WTSP. High of 90.

• We have a full crew working to bring you the latest on the Orlando gay nightclub shooting that left 50 dead and 53 injured on Sunday. Tune into our live coverage at live coverage throughout the day.

• New overtime rules are coming in December, which could mean a shakeup for more than 300,000 Florida workers and their employers. A Tampa employment law attorney explains what the changes mean for businesses and workers. Read it this morning at tampabay.com/business.

• William F. "Chip" Merlin's Tampa law firm has criss-crossed the country in its niche of handling the property insurance woes of disaster victims — from hurricanes to mudslides, earthquakes to wildfires. It's announcing its latest expansion today. Go to tampabay.com/business.

• Thinking about buying a kayak? We offer tips on what you need to know this morning at tampabay.com/sports.

• Here are the top things to do this week in Tampa Bay including country singe Keith Urban and retro uniforms and '70s music at the Rays game for Turn Back the Clock Night.

Candles are seen at a vigil at Lake Eola Park in downtown Orlando to honor the victims of a mass shooting that killed 50 and wounded many more on early Sunday at a gay nightclub called Pulse. [LOREN ELLIOTT | Times]

Candles are seen at a vigil at Lake Eola Park in downtown Orlando to honor the victims of a mass shooting that killed 50 and wounded many more on early Sunday at a gay nightclub called Pulse. [LOREN ELLIOTT | Times]

What you need to know for Monday, June 13 06/13/16 [Last modified: Monday, June 13, 2016 9:27am]
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