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  1. Three people are dead following a shooting and hostage situation at Narcotics Anonymous meeting in Florida, police said.
  2. First Watch, the Bradenton-based brunch chain, announced on an Aug. 9, 2022 investor call that it would raise menu prices by about 8 percent year over year in response to labor and food cost inflation.
  3. Leonard Manuel Lopez De La Torre, 51, was arrested on Monday on a battery charge. Police say he grabbed a woman's breast during a massage.
  4. Marquel Ferguson, 33, of Clearwater, searches for clothes and towels in a storage room holding most of his belongings on Thursday, July 28, 2022 in St. Petersburg. Ferguson was unable to fight his recent eviction in court, as Florida law requires tenants to pay their unpaid rent into the court registry during an eviction case.
  5. Andrew Warren at a press conference hours after Gov. Ron DeSantis suspended him from his job as Hillsborough State Attorney.
  6. Supporters are pushing for a proposed constitutional amendment that would allow recreational use of marijuana in Florida.
  7. Timothy Longworth, 42, of Tampa, was arrested late Monday on a charge of armed robbery.
  8. Two Pinellas-Pasco Circuit judges and a Pinellas County judge are facing challengers in the Aug. 23 primary. Additionally, three attorneys are vying for an open seat on the bench in county court.
  9. A 35-year-old Florida man who was recording the sunrise over the Atlantic Ocean died when a sand dune collapsed on top of him, sheriff’s officials said.
  10. Cheryl Howell is the newly named assistant Hillsborough County administrator for equity and community impact.
  11. Jennifer Eady was among the people who turned out Monday night to show support for former President Donald Trump after his Mar-a-Lago residence in Palm Beach was raided by the FBI earlier in the day.
  12. A "Power of Change" donation station in North Straub Park in downtown St. Petersburg on August 8 claims spare change deposited will be used to assist people experiencing homelessness.
  13. Forecasters are watching this tropical wave over the Atlantic, but said on Tuesday morning that its chances of strengthening are low.
  14. Tampa police are conducting a traffic fatality investigation at Hillsborough and Armenia avenues this morning and are asking motorists to avoid the area.
  15. In the 1890s, the Armina Cigar Factory was located at the corner of what is now Armenia Avenue and Pine Street in Tampa. Back then, Armenia was known as Armina Avenue.
  16. Sanders Memorial Elementary School first grade teacher Julie Forsting takes notes on Florida's new "parental rights" laws during a presentation on the first day back to work on Aug. 3, 2022.
  17. Republican candidates for District 7 Hillsborough County Commission, Chase Harrison (left) and Joshua Wostal.
  18. Republican District 4 Hillsborough County Commission candidates Michael Joseph Owen, left, and Noelle Licor.
  19. Ron Boyd, 72, shows his collection of baseball cards to Kathy Hamm, 59, an outreach specialist with Directions for Living, at Station Square Park in Clearwater on July 14.
  20. Earlier today• Transportation
    The HART Transit Center in downtown Tampa, unlike many of Hillsborough County’s bus stops, boasts benches and shelter galore.
  21. Police stand outside an entrance to former President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate, Monday in Palm Beach. Trump said in a lengthy statement that the FBI was conducting a search of his Mar-a-Lago estate and asserted that agents had broken open a safe.
  22. Former president Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida.
  23. Robert Terwilliger, right, of Williamsburg, Pa., who is participating in a Lyme disease vaccine trial at the Altoona Center for Clinical Research, is injected with either the new vaccine or a placebo, by registered nurse Janae Roland, Friday in Duncansville, Pa. Lyme is a growing problem, with cases steadily rising and warming weather helping ticks expand their habitat.
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