1. At left, J. Alex Kelly, then-deputy chief of staff for Gov. DeSantis, answers questions about the new district lines his office developed during a Committee on Reapportionment meeting, Tuesday, April 19, 2022, at the Capitol in Tallahassee.
  2. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, left, speaks during an event for his GOP presidential campaign as his wife Casey DeSantis looks on, Friday in Prosperity, S.C. DeSantis is making a daylong swing through South Carolina, which holds the first southern Republican presidential primary of the 2024 campaign. Adam Laxalt, the chairman of the most powerful independent group supporting DeSantis' presidential ambitions, has resigned. It marks the second major departure at the pro-DeSantis Never Back Down super PAC in the last two weeks.
  3. Tampa police investigate on East Cluster Avenue in November 2019 after two officers fired at and fatally wounded a man who police said pointed a gun at them. The department is among law enforcement agencies in Tampa Bay and across the state that are grappling with how to amend their policies and procedures in the wake of Thursday’s sweeping Florida Supreme Court ruling on the victim rights measure known as Marsy’s Law.
  4. Alyssa Ann Zinger, of Tampa, was arrested on Nov. 24 on charges of of lewd or lascivious battery and lewd or lascivious molestation.
  5. Mail trucks at the post office located at Tampa International Airport in Tampa.
  6. Zachary Johnson of St. Petersburg wears protective goggles outside the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, in a screenshot from a video released by the U.S. House Jan. 6th Committee.
  7. Lauren Chezaud, owner of Cafe’ Soleil French Bakery & Deli, serves coffees to customers Sheryl Arbo, of St. Pete Beach, right, and Emily Hagan, of St. Pete Beach, on Thursday, Sep 21, 2023, at the cafe at St. Pete Beach.
  8. Rep. George Santos, R-N.Y., leaves the Capitol after being expelled from the House of Representatives, Friday, Dec. 1, 2023, in Washington.
  9. Charred calamari with jicama, roasted corn, chorizo, cilantro, yuzu and edamame is on the menu at Sonata, the new restaurant at St. Petersburg's Mahaffey Theater.
  10. Rep. George Santos, R-N.Y., leaves the Capitol after being expelled from the House of Representatives Friday in Washington. The House has voted to expel Santos following a critical ethics report on his conduct that included converting campaign donations for his own use, making him just the sixth member in the chamber’s history to be ousted by his colleagues. Expulsion requires support from two-thirds of the House.
  11. U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor is shown before administering the oath of office to members of the Texas Supreme Court, Jan. 6, 2003, in Austin, Texas. O'Connor, who joined the Supreme Court in 1981 as the nation's first female justice, has died at age 93.
  12. Florida Party of Florida chairperson Christian Ziegler addresses attendees at the Republican Party of Florida Freedom Summit, Saturday, Nov. 4, 2023, in Kissimmee, Fla.
  13. Reporters watch from an off-site hotel as Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and California Gov. Gavin Newsom engage in a snippy slap fight on the Fox News cable channel Thursday night.
  14. Nurses chant while holding signs during a rally outside of HCA’s West Florida Division Office Thursday in Tampa.
  15. Jimmy Buffett performed at Tampa's MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre on June 6, 2017.
  16. Students from Monarch High School in Coconut Creek walk out of the school building Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2023 in support of a trans student who plays on the girls volleyball team. The school principal and other administrators were removed from their positions for allowing the student to participate in the activity. Florida passed a law prohibiting trans girls to play on female sports teams.
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  18. The C.W. Bill Young VA Medical Center Campus, part of the Bay Pines VA Healthcare System.
  19. The Florida Aquarium in Tampa is working on a major expansion.
  20. The city of Clearwater's Elf on the Shelf relaxes on a beach.
  21. In this combination of photos, Republican presidential candidate Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks on Sept. 16, 2023, in Des Moines, Iowa, at left, and California Gov. Gavin Newsom, speaks on Sept. 12, 2023, in Sacramento, Calif.
  22. Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy leads his team onto the ice for warmups before Thursday's game against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Amalie Arena.
  23. Inner Circle Sports has been working as the city and county’s negotiating consultant with the Rays since 2021. David Abrams is the city's point of contact at Inner Circle Sports.
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