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  1. Water splashes against the seawall along Pass A Grille Way as squalls from Eta move through Pinellas County on Nov. 11, 2020. Though Eta wasn’t hurricane strength when it passed by, it gave an indication of the kind of damage the region could face.
  2. A motorist attempts to drive on flooded Bayshore Boulevard as Tropical Storm Eta struck Tampa Bay with downpours and storm surge flooding Nov. 12, 2020.
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  4. In this image from Senate Television, Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., speaks on the floor of the U.S. Senate Wednesday at the U.S. Capitol in Washington.
  5. FILE - Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks to supporters and members of the media after a bill signing on Nov. 18, 2021, in Brandon, Fla.   DeSantis has submitted a proposal to reshape the state’s congressional map and carve up districts held by Black Democrats, as the Republican takes the unusual step of inserting himself into the redistricting process. The proposed congressional map, submitted Sunday, Jan. 16, 2022, on the eve of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, signaled the governor’s priorities as the state moves to redraw political maps in the coming months.   (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)
  6. Kevin Conway and Ashlie Case Sletvold, of Peiffer Wolf, speak to reporters via Zoom about a lawsuit alleging that Pasco County Jail inmates received infected insulin over the course of a year.
  7. The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday, Jan.19, 2022, in Washington. In a rebuff to former President Donald Trump, the Supreme Court is allowing the release of presidential documents sought by the congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection. (AP Photo/Mariam Zuhaib)
  8. Sanford police Chief Cecil Smith speaks at a news conference following a shooting at Seminole High School on Wednesday.
  9. A wooden cross bearing cloth is pictured next to hand sanitizer and masked parishioners during Easter mass at Sacred Heart Catholic Church on April 4, 2021, in Tampa. The Florida Legislature is considering bills that would prevent churches from being forced to close during future emergencies, like they were in the early days of the pandemic.
  10. Francisco Cabrera, 27, pictured in a Hillsborough County booking photo from September, was shot by law enforcement and arrested on Wednesday after shooting at officers during a pursuit from Plant City to Lakeland, authorities said.
  11. Jeremy Brown, 47, is accused of taking part in the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol. Federal agents say they found unregistered guns and two hand grenades at his Tampa home.
  12. Florida Sen. Danny Burgess, right, sponsored the bill to protect health care providers from COVID-related lawsuits.
  13. Teens move between classes on the first day of school at Sunlake High in August 2021. Sunlake students are among those asking Pasco County officials to resume the practice of calling families with information on COVID-19 cases in schools.
  14. Joey Cousin, a transgender student from Broward County and an opponent of SB 404, known as the "parental consent" bill, speaks at a press conference at the Capitol in 2020 in Tallahassee. The bill was signed into law by Gov. Ron DeSantis in 2020.
  15. Two people are dead in a crash on State Road 56 in Wesley Chapel, Pasco Fire Rescue reports.
  16. A 62-year-old nursing home resident receives a COVID-19 booster shot in New York on Sept. 27, 2021. A study released on Wednesday that compares coronavirus protection from prior infection and vaccination in New York and California concludes getting the shots is still the safest way to prevent COVID-19.
  17. DeAnna Marie Stinson, 50, of Tampa, tried to arrange a hit on the spouse of her former lover on the dark web, authorities say.
  18. Taking an airboat ride into the headwaters of the Everglades near Lake Wales you won’t even see a house or strip mall as you glide across the river of grass.
  19. A U.S. government website is displayed on a computer Wednesday in Walpole, Mass., that features a page where people can order free, at-home COVID-19 tests. The website, COVIDTests.gov, allows people to order four at-home tests per residence and have them delivered by mail.
  20. Clearwater attorney J. Kevin Hayslett has announced a run for Congress.
  21. Alejandro Omar Diaz Sr. 39, faces charges punishable by up to life in prison in the sexual assault of a woman at his Brandon home and in efforts to have her drop the charges.
  22. Sen. Danny Burgess, R-Zephyrhills, left, and Rep. Ben Diamond, D-St. Petersburg, have sponsored a bill that aims to prevent veteran suicides by training those handling veteran benefits claims to recognize former service members in distress and offer crisis counseling.
  23. A 60-year-old dump truck driver has died after experiencing a medical episode and hitting a TECO pole and cement power pole on S Dale Mabry Highway before crossing Swann Avenue and hitting a parked vehicle Tuesday, according to the Tampa Police Department.
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