Life & Culture

  1. Larry King, broadcasting legend, has died at age 87. King, pictured above in 2017, had been diagnosed with COVID-19 in early January.
  2. A patron, who did not want to give her name, shows the ticket she had just purchased for the Mega Millions lottery drawing at the lottery ticket vending kiosk in a Smoker Friendly store, Friday, Jan. 22, 2021, in Cranberry Township, Pa. The jackpot for the Mega Millions lottery game has grown to $1 billion ahead of Friday night's drawing after more than four months without a winner. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
  3. Comedian Mike Epps
  4. FILE - "NBC Nightly News" anchor Tom Brokaw delivers his closing remarks during his final broadcast, in New York on Dec. 1, 2004. Brokaw says he is retiring from NBC News after working at the network for 55 years.
  5. Dakota Chelsea, 25, lives in Palm Beach County with two dogs, including golden retriever puppy Navi. He posts coronavirus updates in several Florida subreddits under the username Ishkoten, a Native American word in his tribe that means thunder.
  6. Dolly Parton in a scene from "Dolly Parton’s Christmas on the Square."
  7. Original “Saved by the Bell” star Dustin Diamond has begun undergoing chemotherapy treatments after being diagnosed with cancer, according to his representative.
  8. Starkey farm in Trinity, typically known as a blueberry farm, is offering strawberry picking.
  9. A screenshot of filmmaker Anjani Pandey's Facebook page that promotes his movie 'Koko.'
  10. The David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts wants public money to cover half of its planned $80 million expansion and renovation.
  11. Agnostos and Max are two of many animals available for adoption this week.
  12. Derek Lewis is the Orlando-based president of PepsiCo's South Division.
  13. Lady Gaga performs the National Anthem during the 59th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021.
  14. Noel Cruz will open Gangchu in Tampa's Seminole Heights neighborhood by the end of January. The restaurant is one of six new concepts the local chef and restaurateur has planned for 2021.
  15. Over 100 friends, family and community members gathered for a special birthday parade for St. Petersburg resident Henry Benton Sayler on his 100th birthday on Saturday January 16, 2020 in St. Petersburg.
  16. Ben Montgomery's new book is "A Shot in the Moonlight."
  17. The new Earth Fare grocery store in Seminole when it opened in 2016. The store shuttered last year but will reopen this weekend.
  18. This mural of Tom Brady is one of a pair celebrating the Bucs in St. Petersburg, and is a collaboration between the Vitale Bros. and Tes One.
  19. John Mulaney arrives at night one of the Creative Arts Emmy Awards on Sept. 14, 2019, in Los Angeles. A file obtained by The Associated Press shows the U.S. Secret Service investigated John Mulaney, but found no wrongdoing in a joke the comedian made on “Saturday Night Live” in February 2020.
  20. “Tiger King” Joe Exotic did not receive a pardon from outgoing President Donald Trump.
  21. In this undated photo courtesy of Hailey Warrington a manatee is seen with the word "Trump" across it's back.
  22. This combination photo shows Eric Church performing at the 2016 Stagecoach Festival in Indio, Calif., on April 29, 2016, left, and Jazmine Sullivan performing at the Pre-Grammy Gala And Salute To Industry Icons in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Feb. 9, 2019. Sullivan and Church will join forces to sing the national anthem at the next month’s Super Bowl, where Grammy-winning singer H.E.R. will perform “America the Beautiful.”
  23. Flags are placed on the National Mall, with the U.S. Capitol behind them, ahead of the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris.
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