1. HCA Florida Healthcare general surgeon and wound care specialist Fritz Brink, left, and patient Donnie Adams. Brink operated on Adams leg to remove flesh eating bacteria that could have claimed his life.
  2. Hillsborough deputies are asking for the public's help as they investigate the death of a woman who was struck Tuesday morning while trying to cross Big Bend Road.
  3. Keaujay Hornsby, left, and Kareem Spann were both sentenced to federal prison this week.
  4. Florida Rep. Fred Hawkins watches during an Early Learning and Elementary Education Subcommittee hearing in a legislative session, Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022, in Tallahassee.
  5. People enjoy warm, dry weather on Thursday, Feb. 24, 2022, in St. Pete Beach.
  6. This a page from "Social Studies Alive! Me and My World," a kindergarten text that was rejected by the Florida Department of Education. This student exercise appears to teach empathy, a value included in the now-controversial discipline of social emotional learning.
  7. The Jackson House, a historic segregation-era boarding home for Black visitors, decays in downtown Tampa.
  8. Lot Twenty9 is a new small business located in Seminole Heights, Tampa that focuses on reusing, recycling and refurbishing different items like furniture, kitchen utensils and decorations.
  9. Pinellas County Administrator Barry Burton said this year's budget season is "not a time to be adding. We're just trying to keep our head above water."
  10. Drivers negotiate Drew Street between Highland Avenue and Betty Lane Wednesday, April 5, 2023 in Clearwater.
  11. Nadine Smith speaks to the Suncoast Tiger Bay Club at the St. Petersburg Museum of History on Wednesday.
  12. A protester holds a poster of Ajike Owens at the Marion County Courthouse in Ocala on Tuesday, demanding the arrest of a woman who shot and killed Owens, a 35-year-old mother of four, on Friday. Deputies on Tuesday arrested Susan Louise Lorincz, 58, on multiple charges including manslaughter with a firearm.
  13. “There is no reason why we can’t be working with Texas or why we can’t work with Arizona, at the local level or at the state level,” Gov. Ron DeSantis said Wednesday in Sierra Vista, Ariz.
  14. Student mental health services have been a priority in recent years, in part to prevent violence on campus. These resource cards were made available in the last school year at Hillsborough's middle and high schools.
  15. Defense attorney Mark Eiglarsh speaks with his client, former Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School School Resource Officer Scot Peterson, prior to opening statements in Peterson's trial at the Broward County Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale on Wednesday.
  16. The pyramids, called wave attenuation devices, seek to reduce coastal erosion.
  17. Hillsborough County Commissioner Michael Owen is proposing expanding the county commission to nine, single-member district seats. Voters would need to approve the charter change.
  18. Solar panels on Ruskin homes purchased with PACE loans.
  19. A view of Clearwater Beach on Friday, Mar 10, 2023, off Pinellas County.
  20. A man moves through gulf water flowing through a broken section of Pine Island Road on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022, in Matlacha, Fla. following Hurricane Ian.
  21. A small stroke briefly robbed Roy Peter Clark of his words.
  22. In this Aug. 29, 2017 photo, water from Addicks Reservoir flows into neighborhoods from floodwaters brought on by Tropical Storm Harvey in Houston. Nasty hurricanes that cause billions of dollars in damage are hitting more often.
  23. Moms for Liberty sells merchandise with its message at its 2022 national convention in Tampa. The Southern Poverty Law Center has labeled the organization an "anti-government extremist group" in its latest report.
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