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  1. The Beach Theatre in St. Pete Beach.
  2. The iconic stack on Carnival Freedom caught fire while in port in the Grand Turks leaving nearly 2,500 passengers stranded until a second ship arrives.
  3. Skip Yost, 72, is out at first with a game-winning catch from Peter Golenbock, 76, in February at North Shore Park in St. Petersburg. Golenbock has been playing in the league since 1995 and holds the club record for most at-bats with a number of 5672. He has lived in St. Petersburg since 1989. “It was 75 or 78 degrees on October 31st and I thought to myself, why in the world would I want to live in Connecticut, when I can live here?” Golenbock is a well-known author of several bestselling baseball books including "The Bronx Zoo" and "Dynasty: The New York Yankees, 1949-1964."
  4. Regal will feature kid favorites such as “The Lego Movie” for $2 on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings this summer. In the movie, Lego Batman is voiced by Will Arnett; Wyldstyle is voiced by Elizabeth Banks; and Emmet Brickowski is voiced by Chris Pratt.
  5. This undated photo provided by Washington County (Ark), Detention Center shows Josh Duggar. The former reality TV star was sentenced Wednesday to about 12 1/2 years in prison after he was convicted of receiving and possessing child pornography.
  6. Signs around Universal Studios in Orlando encourage guests to "skip the regular lines" with its Universal Express Pass, which starts at $79.99, to skip the line at most popular attractions at least one time. Theme park experts say line-cutting fees are becoming more of an issue as the busy vacation season approaches.
  7. Drew Garabo sits at his remote broadcasting setup in the living room of his home in Odessa, Florida on Wednesday, May 11, 2022. Garabo, who is fighting testicular cancer, has been broadcasting remotely from home during his afternoon radio show on 102.5-FM The Bone.
  8. Avery and Doc are two of many animals hoping to find "fur"ever homes.
  9. Young guests enjoy seeing Winnie The Pooh, and Tigger, too, at the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World in May 2021 shortly after guests were allowed to go maskless in outdoor areas of the parks, but characters still maintained a social distance.
  10. To celebrate the Magic Kingdom's 50th birthday, Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse are dressed in sparkling new looks custom made for the 18-month event, highlighted by embroidered impressions of Cinderella Castle on multitoned, irridescent fabric punctuated with pops of gold.
  11. Ric Flair (right) credits Tampa trainer Rob MacIntyre with getting him into shape to wrestle one last match at 73 years old.
  12. Once again, the annual Cuban Sandwich Festival in Ybor City will build what it claims is the world’s longest Cuban sandwich. Once completed, the sandwich will feed around 500 people in the area experiencing homelessness.
  13. Commemorative ceremonies, fireworks, movies, parties, boating events and more are available locally to celebrate Memorial Day.
  14. At the opening of Iron Gwazi in February, passengers ride to a 206-foot-tall peak, the tallest in Florida, and then plunge into a 91-degree drop before it reaches 76 miles per hour.
  15. Manuel Garcia and Devin Collins, who are entertainers at Busch Gardens, react after riding Wahoo Remix, a new family water slide that opened this spring at Adventure Island in Tampa.
  16. Riders on the new Velocicoaster ride at Universal's Islands of Adventure last June in Orlando.
  17. Walter Smith II poses for a portrait in the chair his that father used to work from at the Dr Walter L Smith Library.
  18. The amphitheater is pictured on the left in this rendering of the $84 million Imagine Clearwater waterfront renovation. The park is under construction with a completion target of July 2023.
  19. The Legoland theme park in Winter Haven has added some new elements this year.
  20. SeaWorld’s first launch-style coaster, Ice Breaker, opened in February. It has both backward and forward launches to flip riders’ stomachs with what it says is the “steepest beyond vertical drop” in Florida.
  21. Co-anchor Kelly Ring pauses during a break in the Fox 13 6 p.m. news segment at the Tampa station on Wednesday, March 30, 2022. Ring, who won three Emmy awards and traveled overseas, announced her retirement after 37 years at WTVT. Her last broadcast is scheduled for May 25.
  22. Eleanor Walker, 4, left, and Edie Walker, 5, visit with Hope at her home in July 2020 inside the Kate Tidemann & Ellen Cotton Main Pool and Window of Wonder at the Ruth and J.O. Stone Dolphin Complex. The Clearwater Marine Aquarium opened an $80 million expansion thanks to fundraising and attendance that surged in the last 10 years because of Winter the dolphin. Winter died in November.
  23. Russian punk band Pussy Riot, shown here in 2012 after the band first came to the attention of Russian authorities when they performed a scandalous protest song in Moscow’s Christ the Saviour Cathedral in 2012. Lead musician Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, in the blue mask, is the only member of the collective confirmed for the June 24 concert for St. Pete Pride.
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