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  1. Eight Ybor City chickens are being kept safe from Hurricane Ian at the J.C. Newman Cigar Company's factory in Ybor City.
  2. Raymond Moré was a third-generation owner of La Segunda Central Bakery in Ybor City. He is pictured in this Times archive photo with loaves of his family's Cuban bread.
  3. Brothers Steven, Paul, and Vinny DeCosmo pose for a portrait during a soft opening at the new DeCosmo Italian Market on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2022 in Pinellas Park.
  4. Newell Franklin Mills Jr. was a St. Petersburg resident and Army Air Forces pilot who went missing when his plane was shot down by Nazi fighters in 1945. His remains were identified earlier this year. On Sept. 13, he was buried in Arlington National Cemetery.
  5. Sept. 19 has for more than 20 years been declared Talk Like a Pirate Day, making it easy on David Jones of Tampa, shown in January's Gasparilla Parade of Pirates as part of Ye Mystic Krewe of Gasparilla.
  6. Kelsey Decker and Gilbert King's Bone Valley podcast is a deep dive into the 1987 murder of Michelle Schofield and whether her convicted husband is innocent.
  7. A Joseph Mozier marble statue on display during free museum day at the Museum of Fine Arts in St. Petersburg was a part of the annual Arts Alive! event in St. Petersburg in 2013, which annually coincides with the Smithsonian's Free Museum Day. It will be held this year on Sept. 17.
  8. Flags representing man Hispanic countries fly above the field at The Lake House in Hernando County. Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated Sept. 15-Oct. 15.
  9. Britain's Queen Elizabeth II was given the "royal treatment" during her short visit to Tampa in May 1991.
  10. The sculpture of the "Gibsonton Giant" Al Tomaini's boot has been restored and is back on its pedestal after a year away from it. Tomaini and his wife, Jeanie, were sideshow entertainers who became civic leaders in Gibsonton.
  11. The FrankCrum human resources headquarters in Clearwater is located at 100 S Missouri Ave. and has remains from a Black cemetery on its property.
  12. The original Bay News 9 facility on 66th Street in Pinellas Park. The radar tower behind the building would later house Klystron 9.
  13. Local politicians, community members and faith leaders unveil a historic marker along the Tampa Riverwalk honoring Robert Johnson, who was lynched in 1934, on Monday, in Tampa.
  14. Investigative reporters Carl Bernstein, left, and Bob Woodward, right, will be honored at Poynter's Bowtie Ball with the Poynter Medal for Lifetime Achievement. The event takes place Nov. 12 in Tampa.
  15. These Ponce De Leon Cigars were rolled by the Cuesta-Rey Cigar Company in 1906. They remain in pristine condition and are now on display inside the cigar museum at the J.C. Newman Cigar Factory in Tampa.
  16. Karen Mariscal, 59, of Clearwater, collects a fallen flag and a clutch of flowers near the grave markers for Laura Goree (d1905) and Wm. Conway Zimmerman (d1907), at left and right, while visiting the Dunedin Municipal Cemetery in Dunedin.
  17. Janny Vancedarfield sits in front of the debris that was once his house September 1, 1992, in Florida City, Fla. Vancedarfield lived in this house with six other family members before it was destroyed by Hurricane Andrew in September 1992.
  18. To be restored, Tampa's historic Jackson House needs a 10-foot buffer between it and the neighboring properties to the east and west. So far, negotiations with the owner of those properties have been unsuccessful. This is how the Jackson House looked in 2020. It has since fallen into worse condition.
  19. Beach visitors explore the shallows off Clearwater Beach south of Pier 60 recently. The water in the Gulf of Mexico and Clearwater Harbor is more often blue, green or even tea-colored, depending on the light and the algae in play.
  20. In 2012, Jack Fernandez, of Tampa stood in front of renderings after Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn, in conjunction with the Friends of the Riverwalk, unveiled details about the new Historical Monument Trail that would wind around Tampa's Riverwalk. Fernandez was on the committee for the project.
  21. Ron DeSantis announces the removal of Hillsborough County State Attorney Andrew Warren during a news conference at the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office administration building in Tampa.
  22. Hector Lopez smokes a cigar while conditioning tobacco leaves at J.C. Newman Cigar Company in Tampa.
  23. John Harris, auctioneer, and Ronald Gallops at Gallopsville in Tampa. The contents of Gallopsville, a replica of an old western town, will be auctioned on Saturday.
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