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  1. In this Dec. 3, 2020 photo, Bruce McDougal watches embers fly over his property as the Bond Fire burns through the Silverado community in Orange County, Calif. As the impact of climate change becomes more apparent, misinformation about it is shifting to focus more and more on extreme weather. The storm that walloped Texas in February and last year’s wildfires in California both led to a wave of false claims seeking to link the events to energy regulation or politics.
  2. A man accused of fleeing a drug conspiracy charge in Nebraska more than three decades ago and living under a false identity has pleaded guilty to federal charges in Florida.
  3. In this March 11 photo, President Joe Biden holds up his face mask as he speaks about the COVID-19 pandemic during a prime-time address from the East Room of the White House in Washington. The U.S. is meeting President Joe Biden’s latest vaccine goal of administering 200 million COVID-19 shots in his first 100 days in office, as the White House steps up its efforts to inoculate the rest of the public.
  4. House Majority Whip James Clyburn, D-S.C., speaks during a Celebration of Life for Rep. Alcee Hastings, D-Fla., in Statuary Hall on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 21, 2021. Hastings died earlier this month, aged 84, following a battle with pancreatic cancer.
  5. Superintendent of Broward County Public Schools Robert Runcie speaks during a news conference in Fort Lauderdale in 2019.
  6. The Coast Guard Cutter Richard Dixon crew offloaded nearly $20 million in seized cocaine at Coast Guard Base San Juan on Tuesday.
  7. Former Sen. Bill Nelson.
  8. At a wedding planned at a South Florida mansion, the bride and groom were the crashers.
  9. Hialeah Police Department motorcycle Officers Ernesto Arias-Martinez, 23, left, and Armando Perez, 40, face multiple felony counts of official misconduct and falsifying public records, according to their own agency.
  10. GreenWise Market employee Russell Gordon serves samples of kombucha, cold brew and pressed juice at a sneak peek of the store's opening in Tallahassee in 2019. The craft brewing and coffee concept will soon be coming to a renovated South Tampa Publix. [Times (2019)]
  11. Florida’s positivity rate was about 10.2 percent Wednesday, according to Johns Hopkins University.
  12. Kyle Bradshaw, 21, faces a charge of first-degree murder, according to Tampa police.
  13. Hazel Washington is embraced after addressing a crowd with her anger at the Columbus Police at the shooting of her niece following a fatal police shooting on Tuesday near Legion Lane on the east side of Columbus, Ohio.
  14. Hillsborough County's water treatment plant in Lithia. The county's south-central utility system serves 465,000 people. On Wednesday, Hillsborough commissioners approved a four-year increase in water rates to expand and modernize  the utility system.
  15. The Baltimore factory contracted to make Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine was dirty, didn’t follow proper manufacturing procedures and had poorly trained staff, a report states.
  16. A shooting Tuesday night near Westminster Community Playground, at 5200 4th Ave. S in St. Petersburg, left one man seriously injured and a girl with a minor injury, police said.
  17. Michelle Ingram, 52, distributes face masks in June 2020 in Lutz. Hillsborough County commissioners heard Wednesday that relaxed mitigation efforts, including facial coverings, and variants of the coronavirus have led to a recent increase on COVID-19 cases in Hillsborough.
  18. Jeff Stewart hosting WMNF's Morning Show Wednesday. Hosts wear gloves and masks (when they aren't on the air) as coronavirus precautions.
  19. A police SUV was significantly damaged Tuesday evening after a pickup truck struck.
  20. Pasco County commissioners have approved the rezoning for the downtown area of Connerton.
  21. "Life's Rewards" is an Amazon Prime series that doubles as tourism promotion for Pinellas County.
  22. Lt. Caron Nazario is helped by an EMT after he was pepper-sprayed by Windsor police during a traffic stop in Windsor, Va.
  23. Gov. Ron DeSantis shows off his signed "anti-riot" bill at a news conference at the Polk County Sheriff's Office in Winter Haven on Monday. At least five Florida sheriffs stood behind DeSantis during the event, but the governor's office did not invite the sheriff from the county next door, Hillsborough's Chad Chronister.
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