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Five-year-old Michael Veteri stands in the intersection of N 22nd street at East Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd where the road remained closed as protesters demanded justice for George Floyd and other victims of police brutality on Sunday, May 31, 2020, in Tampa. [DOUGLAS R. CLIFFORD  |  Times]
Tampa on Sunday clashed with protesters but avoided a repeat of the previous night’s destruction. That night, St. Petersburg police broke up a tense protest outside HQ.
Yesterday• Breaking News
Protests against police violence continued across the county. So did chaos and clashes between demonstrators and officers.
3 hours ago• Nation & World
The former local prep stars are among those who lend a hand to help an area that was heavily damaged following protests that turned violent.
Earlier today• HomeTeam
There were no new deaths reported in the Tampa Bay area, and just four statewide on Sunday.
Yesterday• Health
U.S. total
New today
Cases
1,789,364
+19,199
Deaths
104,358
+582
Florida total
Since Saturday
Cases
56,163
+739
Deaths
2,534
+4

Last updated 10:33 p.m. May 31 EDT. The Florida total includes in-state residents and non-residents who tested positive while visiting the state. Source: Johns Hopkins and Florida Department of Health

Elena Miyaras, 83, at right in the foreground, prays during morning services at the Cathedral of Saint Jude the Apostle in St. Petersburg on May 31, 2020. It was the church's first Sunday Mass since the coronavirus pandemic struck in March. [JOHN PENDYGRAFT  |  Times]
From parishioners in face masks to a controversial Tampa pastor’s defiant rally, Sunday brought steps toward new ways of worship.
Yesterday• Health
Currently, 400 guardsmen are deployed around the state to work with law enforcement for crowd control and public safety.
Yesterday• Military
His heart “broken” over the killing of George Floyd, Alonso says he will fight for anyone who has been discriminated against.
Yesterday• Rays
Stephanie Hayes | The day after destruction, the city’s University Area moves forward.
Yesterday• Opinion
Mosheda (left) and Tutu Hussain, proprietors of the Mobil gas station across from Busch Gardens. [JOEY KNIGHT  |  Tampa Bay Times]
A couple that runs the Mobil gas station on Busch Boulevard returns to charred remains.
Yesterday• Crime
The wedding of Ashley Hill and Ron White takes place at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg on Saturday, May 30, 2020. [WILL VRAGOVIC  |  Tampa Bay Rays]
A Tampa couple had already endured heartbreak. When it looked like their wedding would be canceled, too, the Rays stepped in to help.
Yesterday• Rays

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