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  2. First Lady Casey DeSantis speaks during a roundtable discussion regarding mental health at the downtown Tampa Firefighter Museum on Friday, Dec. 11, 2020.
  3. President Joe Biden arrives to speaks at a news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday.
  4. Residents wait in line to be vaccinated at the Historic Bethel AME Church in St. Petersburg on Jan. 30, 2021. A group of Black pastors are urging Gov. Ron DeSantis to deliver adequate COVID-19 resources to communities disproportionately impacted by the virus.
  5. Images distributed publicly helped track down a man who robbed a SunTrust bank Jan. 14 at 12902 N Dale Mabry Hwy., the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office said.
  6. Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022, at South Florida State College in Bowling Green. He announced state workforce funding to support trucking license and nursing programs.
  7. Care Plus Pharmacy in Palm Harbor is already seeing high sales of these allergy medications as pollen levels spike earlier than usual.
  8. Tampa Mayor Jane Castor and St. Petersburg Mayor Ken Welch both voiced cautious optimism Thursday after Major-League Baseball announced it had denied the Tampa Bay Rays' proposal for a split season with Montreal.
  9. A closed circuit video image, included in federal criminal complaint, shows Michael Stepakoff inside the U.S. Capitol during the Jan. 6, 2021, riot. Stepakoff is a former lawyer and a rabbi for a messianic synagogue in Palm Harbor.
  10. Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis poses for a photo at her office, Feb. 24, 2021 in Atlanta. The Georgia prosecutor who’s investigating possible attempts to interfere in the 2020 general election by former President Donald Trump and others has asked for a special grand jury to aid the investigation.  Willis on Thursday sent a letter to Fulton County Superior Court Chief Judge Christopher Brasher asking him to impanel a special grand jury.
  11. Sen. Joe Gruters, R-Sarasota.
  12. In this  July 21, 2021, file photo, American Airlines passenger jets prepare for departure near a terminal at Boston Logan International Airport, in Boston.   An American Airlines flight to London returned to Miami after a passenger refused to follow the federal requirement to wear a face mask, according to the airline.
  13. Times staff writers Zachary T. Sampson, left, and Langston Taylor explore coastal properties near Shell Street in Satellite Beach on Dec. 19, 2019, while assessing erosion in the city, which officials have described as progressive and attribute to climate change and sea level rise.
  14. Chip and Slinkie are two of many dogs hoping to find loving homes for Valentine's Day.
  15. Two people are dead in a crash on State Road 56 in Wesley Chapel, Pasco Fire Rescue reports.
  16. Jason Richardson, 9, reels in one of several catches Saturday at a previous Anclote Kids Fishing Tournament. Kids caught puffer fish, pin fish and snapper.
  17. Darren McFarland, a former bar manager at Hops and Props,  is serving a three-month sentence at the Pinellas County jail and faces 10 years of probation after his release, according to court records.
  18. David Debono was arrested Tuesday on charges of sexual battery and child abuse.
  19. Aaron Smith-Levin, left, is seen talking to a Clearwater Police officer during an incident at Fusion Cigar Bar on Sept. 17, 2021. The Clearwater Police Department blurred Smith-Levin's face when providing the body camera footage to the Tampa Bay Times.
  20. In this undated  photo possibly taken during prohibition the late-Ellis Clifton, far left, the head of the Hillsborough County Vice Sqaud the 1950s,  John Hawrsk, a state beverage agent during that time, an unidentified man, and a pigeon pose with several jugs of moonshine.  [Photo courtesy of the Hillsborough county Sheriff's Office]
  21. Belgium-British teenage pilot Zara Rutherford jubilates in the cockpit after landing her Shark ultralight plane at the Kortrijk airport in Kortrijk, Belgium.
  22. Retired Pope Benedict XVI.
  23. Traffic moves west on Bloomingdale Avenue near Goronto Lakes. The state Department of Transportation said a $21.3 million construction project will result in temporary traffic detours, congestion and delays in Riverview over a 14-day period.
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