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Published May 31


  1. New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy speaks during his daily press briefing at the War Memorial on April 25 in Trenton, N.J. State and local government officials across the U.S. have been on edge for months about how to keep basic services running while covering rising costs related to the coronavirus outbreak as tax revenue plummeted. On Aug. 10, governors, lawmakers, mayors, teachers and others said they were going to keep pushing members of Congress to revive the talks and agree to another rescue package. [CHRIS PEDOTA  |  AP]
  2. Ronald Jones has worked hard on improving his hands, sometimes catching as many as 300 footballs a day during the offseason from a JUGS machine. []
  3. Numerous people enjoy the nice weather as they watch the sunset from a bridge in Munich. [SVEN HOPPE  |]
  4. Bucs receiver Mike Evans practices with a protective mouth guard, designed to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 on the field Sunday. []
  5. Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Joonas Korpisalo (70) and teammates celebrate after defeating the Toronto Maple Leafs Sunday in Toronto. [NATHAN DENETTE  |  AP]
  6. This memorial appeared along Bayshore Boulevard for Jessica Reisinger-Raubenolt, 24, who was killed along with her daughter, Lillia, while crossing Bayshore in 2018. A judge on Monday set a January 2021 trial date for Cameron Herrin and John Barrineau, who face charges of vehicular homicide in the deaths. [Times (2018)]
  7. Has this been happening too often lately? [FIZKES  |  Getty Images/iStockphoto]
  8. Carl Hiaasen [Carl Hiaasen]
  9. A device manufactured by Shimmer will provide researchers with constant data on how patients are reacting to the virus. [Courtesy of Shimmer]
  10. Rick Peckham, Tampa Bay Lightning broadcaster, is retiring at the end of this postseason. [DIRK SHADD  |  Times]
  11. The Medicare Handbook for 2020 is available at many locations, including local senior centers. Find a PDF version to print at [THOMAS TOBIN  |  Tampa Bay Times]
  12. Football teams like the Clearwater Central Catholic Marauders may find out their fall fate when the Florida High School Athletic Association meets Friday. [MARTHA ASENCIO RHINE  |  Times]