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  1. Actor and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger was involved in an auto accident in Brentwood, California, on Friday. [Associated Press]
  2. Busch Gardens Tampa Bay will open Iron Gwazi, the world’s fastest and steepest hybrid coaster, for passholder previews Feb. 11 and will officially open March 11.
  3. Construction is underway, including two new rides in the background, at Adventure Island in Tampa. The park is undergoing its biggest enhancement in 30 years.
  4. Chip and Slinkie are two of many dogs hoping to find loving homes for Valentine's Day.
  5. The Tampa Sports Authority announced it is bringing the Tampa Taco and Margarita Festival to Raymond James Stadium on March 12. But Tampa organizers say they have learned from the past mistakes of the event's promoter and are taking measures to control the event.
  6. Max Salebra, 10 and from Madeira Beach, won his age group for "American Ninja Warrior Junior."
  7. Jack Timmel, 34, and his father, John Timmel, 65, who are licensed harbor pilots, serve as the sail masters for the "Jose Gasparilla" pirate ship that leads a flotilla of private boats into downtown Tampa before its signature parade. They are standing in the elevated perch that the captains use on the ship, which was built in 1954 for the festival.
  8. Jim Zender exits an RV during setup for a previous Florida RV SuperShow at the Florida State Fairgrounds in Tampa. The show, often referred to as the nation's largest, is expected to have more than 1,200 recreational vehicles on display Wednesday through Sunday.
  9. A Dreamliner 787-10 arriving from Los Angeles pulls up to a gate at Newark Liberty International Airport in Newark, N.J., Monday, Jan. 7, 2019. Federal safety officials are directing operators of some Boeing planes to adopt extra procedures when landing on wet or snowy runways near impending 5G service because, they say, interference from the wireless networks could mean that the planes need more room to land.
  10. Instagram posts from the ARTpool Gallery & Vintage Boutique account show damage to the front display windows caused by a skateboarder early on the morning of January 17, 2022.
  11. Young revelers yell for beads at the 2020 Children's Gasparilla parade in Tampa. The parade was canceled in 2021 because of COVID-19.
  12. The Jolley Trolley, shown here on Mandalay Avenue on Clearwater Beach, will become the Jolley Roger Trolley for free rides to the Children's Gasparilla Parade on Jan. 22.
  13. Chef Jada Vidal, right, works a popup event at Willa's in Tampa. Vidal, 20, has hosted a series of tasting menu dinner events since competing — and winning — on "Guy's Grocery Games" last fall.
  14. Captain Tiger Lee, 59, the owner of Pirate Fashions in Tampa, helps 9-year-old Evan Hughes as he tries on a pirate costume while his family watches at the specialty store at 4006 W Cayuga St. In the background, from left, are Evan’s grandmother, Gloria Hughes, 57; his grandfather, Joe Hughes, 65; and his sister, Elaina, 11, from Riverview.
  15. The ship Jose Gasparilla will bear down on Tampa for the annual pirate celebration on Jan. 29. The event returns after being canceled in 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic.
  16. Grilled bone marrow with balsamic onions and citrus gremolata is on the opening menu at Taverna Costale, chef Fabio Viviani's new Italian restaurant opening in downtown St. Petersburg.
  17. Ronnie Spector appears in the press room after performing at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony on March 15, 2010, in New York. Spector, the cat-eyed, bee-hived rock 'n' roll siren who sang such 1960s hits as "Be My Baby," "Baby I Love You" and "Walking in the Rain" as the leader of the girl group the Ronettes, has died. She was 78.
  18. Fans hangout at Buc's Beach prior to a NFL football game between the Carolina Panthers and Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Jan. 9. The team will hand out free swag to fans on Friday morning to get ready for Sunday's playoff game against the Eagles.
  19. Clockwise, from left: Roasted beets and apple salad, fish and grits, ceviche and braised short ribs from Wild Child in St. Petersburg, one of Tampa Bay's best new restaurants to open during the pandemic.
  20. The ship Jose Gasparilla and its flotilla of boats bears down on Tampa for the 2020 pirate invasion.
  21. The Scacciata Siciliana served at Casa Santo Stefano was one of the best dishes our food critic ate in 2021.
  22. In this Jan. 18, 2017, file photo, Bob Saget arrives at the People's Choice Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Saget, a comedian and actor known for his role as a widower raising a trio of daughters in the sitcom “Full House,” died in an Orlando hotel room Sunday, according to authorities. He was 65.
  23. In this Dec. 21, 2016, file photo, Robert Durst sits in a courtroom in Los Angeles. Durst, the wealthy New York real estate heir and failed fugitive who was dogged for decades with suspicion in the disappearance and deaths of those around him before he was convicted of killing his best friend and sentenced to life in prison, died on Monday. He was 78.
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