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  1. Hickory Hollow Mall was once the largest shopping center in Tennessee. Now Vanderbilt University Medical Center plans to lease the space and use it for medical clinics.
  2. Gulfside Elementary, a community school that features services including a clothes closet, will be getting a new principal for the fall.
  3. Steve Kistulentz, 55, a Saint Leo University professor, was arrested on multiple child pornography charges.
  4. The amphitheater with covering over 4,000 seats is pictured on the left in this rendering of the $84 million Imagine Clearwater waterfront renovation. The park is under construction with a completion target of July 2023.
  5. A vial of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for children 5 to 12 years old sits ready for use at a vaccination site in Fort Worth, Texas, Thursday, on Nov. 11, 2021. Kids ages 5 to 11 should get a booster dose of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine, advisers to the U.S. government said Thursday.
  6. The Legoland theme park in Winter Haven has added some new elements this year.
  7. Katherine Gibson-Haynes helps distribute infant formula during a baby formula drive May 14 in Houston. Parents seeking baby formula are running into bare supermarket and pharmacy shelves in part because of ongoing supply disruptions and a recent safety recall.
  8. A line of Spirit Airlines jets sit on the tarmac at the Orlando International Airport on May 20, 2020, in Orlando, Fla. Spirit Airlines' board is telling its shareholders to reject JetBlue's offer, saying it's not in the best interests of the company or its stockholders. Spirit said Thursday, May 19, 2022, that its board found that a potential deal with JetBlue faces substantial regulatory hurdles, especially while the Northeast Alliance with American Airlines remains in effect.
  9. At least 500 children in 20 countries, including 180 kids in the United States, have been diagnosed with severe hepatitis of unknown cause since Oct. 1, 2021. In this photograph, a physician’s assistant administers a hepatitis B vaccine to a 9-month-old infant.
  10. Damien Marshall is facing first-degree murder charges in the deaths of Linda Harris and Jenny DeLeon.
  11. This 2003 electron microscope image made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows mature, oval-shaped monkeypox virions, left, and spherical immature virions, right, obtained from a sample of human skin associated with the 2003 prairie dog outbreak. Monkeypox, a disease that rarely appears outside Africa, has been identified by European and American health authorities in recent days.
  12. Clearwater's Joseph Woodrow Hatchett, right, was the first black state Supreme Court justice below the Mason-Dixon line. The U.S. House reversed itself in voting by simple majority to name the Tallahassee federal courthouse for him, [Times (1975)]
  13. SeaWorld’s first launch-style coaster, Ice Breaker, opened in February. It has both backward and forward launches to flip riders’ stomachs with what it says is the “steepest beyond vertical drop” in Florida.
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  15. Clouds are seen over St. Petersburg. There is a 70 percent chance of rain today, a 60 percent chance tomorrow and a 50 percent chance Sunday, according to Spectrum Bay News 9.
  16. Firefighters battle a fire that broke out at a home on the 9900 block of Joe Ebert Road on Thursday night. A 10-year-old boy was pulled from the house and hospitalized, authorities said.
  17. Travis Flowers stands with Mayor Ken Welch at the closing of a 2022 Black history celebration at Melrose Elementary School in St. Petersburg. Questions have arisen over the extent to which issues about race can be discussed in schools after Florida adopted new rules.
  18. Graduates from River Ridge High in New Port Richey celebrate before their commencement ceremony in 2014. The class of 2022 in Pasco County will get its chance in the coming days, with graduations scheduled through late May and early June.
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  20. The West Pasco Government Center, at 8731 Citizens Dr in New Port Richey, houses the County Commission Chambers.
  21. Science textbooks will be up for adoption in Florida in two years, in time to be an issue in the 2024 election. And the process has already started to select new social studies texts in 2023. Experts say both subject areas could be far more contentious than this year's debate over math textbooks.
  22. Co-anchor Kelly Ring pauses during a break in the Fox 13 6 p.m. news segment at the Tampa station on Wednesday, March 30, 2022. Ring, who won three Emmy awards and traveled overseas, announced her retirement after 37 years at WTVT. Her last broadcast is scheduled for May 25.
  23. Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital in St. Petersburg has been designated as a level 1 children's surgery center by the American College of Surgeons. The distinction is shared by fewer than 50 hospitals across the country, none in Tampa Bay.
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