1. Marcus Lamb, founder of evangelical television network Daystar and an outspoken opponent of COVID-19 vaccines, has died after being hospitalized with the virus, the network announced on Tuesday; he was 64..
  2. Jacqueline Avant, left, and Clarence Avant appear at the 11th Annual AAFCA Awards in Los Angeles on Jan. 22, 2020. Jacqueline Avant  was fatally shot early Wednesday in Beverly Hills, Calif.
  3. Reba Bowens, 32, of North Carolina, jumps while playing capoeira at the Florida Center for Capoeira’s first annual belt ceremony known in Portuguese as “Batizado” at Kodawari Studios in Tampa on Saturday, June 12, 2021.
  4. Tara Nelan poses for a portrait on the porch of her Tampa home that was formerly owned by Richard Doby, who founded Zion Cemetery and helped build the historically Black neighborhood known as Dobyville.
  5. Fred Sherman laughs while showing off a decibel meter outside of the parking garage bell at the Ovation condo on Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021, in St. Petersburg.
  6. Tandova Ecenia holds the dance trophy her father, Paul Ecenia, won in a dance contest in October 1941 in Pearl Harbor.
  7. Jane Morse, photographed in the 1990s for the series Three Little Words.
  8. This Dec. 4, 2019, file photo shows Dr. Mehmet Oz at the 14th annual L'Oreal Paris Women of Worth Gala in New York. Oz joins the Republican field of possible candidates aiming to capture Pennsylvania's open U.S. Senate seat in next year's election.
  9. WFLA announced its new Max Defender 8 Chief Meteorologist, Jeff Berardelli.
  10. A screenshot of Lindsay Lohan's Instagram post from Sunday, where she announced her engagement to Bader Shammas.
  11. All assets from St. Petersburg’s iconic Biff-Burger are set to be sold at auction next week.
  12. This is not the puppy that Roy Peter Clark helped to save, but you have to admire its moxie.
  13. Bill Cosby arrives for his sentencing hearing at the Montgomery County Courthouse, Monday in Norristown, Pa. Prosecutors asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review the decision that overturned Cosby’s conviction. In a petition filed Monday, they wrote that courts should not equate a supposed promise made by a former prosecutor to lifetime immunity.
  14. FILE - Guests stroll along Main Street at the Magic Kingdom theme park at Walt Disney World in August in Lake Buena Vista. Cooped-up tourists eager for a taste of Florida's sandy beaches, swaying palm trees and warmer climates are visiting the Sunshine State in droves, topping pre-pandemic levels in recent months.
  15. St. Petersburg-based actor, writer and director Erica Sutherlin is making her network directorial debut with "Kirk Franklin's A Gospel Christmas" on Lifetime.
  16. Victor Gimenez was previously executive director of the OUTShine LGBTQ+ Festival in Miami and Fort Lauderdale.
  17. A float and a balloon in the Holiday Parade during a nighttime preview event of Christmas in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter and Universal's Holiday Parade featuring Macy's.
  18. Jimmy Buffett brings his Cheeseburger in Paradise to Amalie Arena in Tampa on Saturday.
  19. Designer Virgil Abloh walks backstage prior to his Off-White ready to wear Fall-Winter 2019-2020 collection, that was presented in Paris, Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019. Abloh has died after a private battle with cancer. He was 41.
  20. Actor and singer Jussie Smollett attends the "Empire" FYC Event in Los Angeles in 2016. Smollett is going on trial this week, accused of lying to police when he reported he was the victim of a racist, homophobic attack downtown Chicago nearly three years ago. Jury selection is scheduled for Monday.
  21. Activists with the Sunrise Movement join International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) members and entertainment industry worker supporters during a news conference outside the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood on Nov. 11, calling for fundamental changes in the entertainment Industry to protect workers.
  22. Paloma Mejia, 34, adds hops into the whirlpool while brewing Jai Alai IPA at Cigar City Brewing in Tampa. The local craft beer industry — still a heavily male-dominated field — is attracting more women to the profession.
  23. Thousands of people browse local vendors during the Shopapalooza Festival at Vinoy Park on Saturday in St. Petersburg.

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