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  1. Former Florida education commissioner Richard Corcoran is on tap to be the new president of New College as it undergoes a conservative transformation.
  2. Lakeland police Chief Sam Taylor told reporters Tuesday his investigators have now identified 11 people who were injured in a drive-by shooting Monday afternoon in Lakeland.
  3. St. Petersburg Mayor Ken Welch, left, talks with Hines senior managing director Michael Harrison and Tampa Bay Rays co-President Brian Auld after the mayor gave his 2023 State of the City address on the steps of City Hall on Monday.
  4. Stephanie Calvert, with Sunstar Paramedics, left, pauses to visit with St. Petersburg Fire Rescue firefighter-paramedic Josh Burch and his 7-month-old son, Kane, on Monday, Jan. 30, 2023, at the Juvenile Welfare Board of Pinellas County in Clearwater. That's where officials gathered to announce the expansion of locally-born Sleep Baby Safely campaign to eight counties across the state.
  5. Earlier this month, Gov. Ron DeSantis and the Florida Department of Education rejected the African American Studies AP course.
  6. Gov. Ron DeSantis, pictured here at a Las Vegas speech in November, announced a package of sweeping reforms to Florida higher education on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2023.
  7. Hillsborough County plans to sue an insurance carrier to try to recoup $2.48 million it fronted CareerSource Tampa Bay to repay the U.S. Department of Labor over misspending identified in a federal audit.
  8. The Department of the Treasury's seal outside the Treasury Department building in Washington on May 4, 2021. The national debt is at the core of a dispute about how to raise the government's legal borrowing authority, which could come to a head this summer if the government runs out of accounting maneuvers to keep paying its bills.
  9. Hiring signs are displayed at a grocery store in Arlington Heights, Ill., in January. On Tuesday, the Labor Department reports on wages and benefits for U.S. workers during the October-December quarter.
  10. Authorities say a skull found on banks of the Delaware River in Pennsylvania more than 3 1/2 decades ago has been identified as that of a man long believed slain in New Jersey along with his girlfriend, whose body had been found in the river on the New Jersey side the previous year.
  11. A group of demonstrators gather at dusk in Shelby Farms Park on Monday in Memphis, Tenn., in response to the death of Tyre Nichols, who died after being beaten by Memphis police officers. Nichols, who had a hobby in photography, frequented the park to photograph sunsets.
  12. A 39-year-old man riding an electric bicycle died after he collided with an SUV at a St. Petersburg intersection on Monday, police said.
  13. A Tampa police patrol SUV is seen near the scene on Pictorial Park Drive in New Tampa where a woman was found dead on the ground Monday night next to an SUV in which her toddler son was found safe, strapped in a car seat.
  14. Waiting longer than 8 months will cause a Medicare penalty, whether or not you choose COBRA.
  15. A student makes her way past the sign at New College Friday, Jan. 20, 2023, in Sarasota, Fla. Your education. Your way. Be original. Be you. That's how New College of Florida describes its approach to higher education in an admission brochure. Newly appointed trustees say they want to overhaul the school.
  16. A home for sale, 541 Locklie Street, on Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021, in Dunedin.
  17. Penny Marshal, left, and Cindy Williams from the comedy series "Laverne & Shirley" appear at the Emmy Awards in Los Angeles on Sept. 9, 1979. Williams, who played Shirley opposite Marshall's Laverne on the popular sitcom "Laverne & Shirley," died Wednesday, her family said on Monday.
  18. Jason "Eddie" Speir, left, and Christopher Rufo, two of the controversial new trustees for New College of Florida, address the audience at the Mildred Sainer Pavilion on the campus of New College of Florida, on Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023 in Sarasota. Going into Tuesday's meeting of the newly remade board, the two have proposed major changes.
  19. Police cruisers block Iowa Avenue at Plum Street early Monday evening at the scene of a drive-by shooting that wounded 10 people, two critically.
  20. A homemade boat used by Cuban migrants to reach the United States sits off shore at Harry Harris Park in Tavernier, in the Florida Keys, on Jan. 14, 2023.
  21. Protesters rally against the fatal police assault of Tyre Nichols in Memphis, Tenn., on Friday.
  22. St. Petersburg Mayor Ken Welch gives his 2023 State of the City address on the steps of City Hall on Monday. During the speech, Welch announced he'd be backing a plan by the Tampa Bay Rays and global development firm Hines to redevelop the city's 86-acre Tropicana Field site.
  23. About twenty migrants (mostly men) board a charter bus back to the Migrant Resources Center after their flight to Delaware out of San Antonio, Texas, was canceled on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022.
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