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  1. Sheriff Bob Gualtieri discusses the arrest of a former Pinellas County corrections sergeant during a news conference in Largo on Monday. Patrick Knight, shown on the board on the left, is accused of punching and slapping Pinellas County jail inmate Terrell Johnson, shown on the right, and pulling out a clump of his hair.
  2. St. Petersburg city officials presented the City Council with a new allocation of $45.4 million from the American Rescue Plan Act. Affordable housing projects received $5 million more than what was presented in August.
  3. On Monday, the House released its first set of redistricting maps, drawing criticism from Democratic leaders.
  4. The former site of HJ Demolition, at 607 Nicholson St. in Clearwater's North Marina Area remained vacant at the time of this photo in early November. The property is one of dozens purchased over the last two years by companies managed or operated by Church of Scientology members.
  5. On Sunday, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey sent the tweet “I love Twitter.”
  6. Bill Cosby arrives for his sentencing hearing at the Montgomery County Courthouse, Monday in Norristown, Pa. Prosecutors asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review the decision that overturned Cosby’s conviction. In a petition filed Monday, they wrote that courts should not equate a supposed promise made by a former prosecutor to lifetime immunity.
  7. Robert Kessler, 69, left, is accused of killing Stephanie Crone-Overholts, right, and dumping her body parts into Tampa Bay.
  8. The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp., a federal agency is taking over the employee pension plan of the Tampa Bay Times.
  9. In this courtroom sketch, Ghislaine Maxwell sits at the defense table during final stages of jury selection, Monday in New York. Two years after Jeffrey Epstein's suicide behind bars, a jury is set to be picked Monday in New York City to determine a central question in the long-running sex trafficking case: Was his longtime companion, Ghislaine Maxwell, Epstein's puppet or accomplice?
  10. FILE - Guests stroll along Main Street at the Magic Kingdom theme park at Walt Disney World in August in Lake Buena Vista. Cooped-up tourists eager for a taste of Florida's sandy beaches, swaying palm trees and warmer climates are visiting the Sunshine State in droves, topping pre-pandemic levels in recent months.
  11. The man was not in a designated crosswalk when the deputy struck him with the front passenger side of the Tahoe, the Sheriff’s Office said.
  12. Federal investigators spotted James Beeks at an airport in the months following the Jan. 6, 2021, riot at the U.S. Capitol. He's accused of his role in breaching the complex alongside members of the Oath Keepers, a far-right militia.
  13. Victor Gimenez was previously executive director of the OUTShine LGBTQ+ Festival in Miami and Fort Lauderdale.
  14. President Joe Biden speaks about the COVID-19 variant named omicron on Monday in the Roosevelt Room of the White House. Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, listens.
  15. A woman receives an AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine in Abuja, Nigeria, on Nov. 19. The emergence of the new omicron variant and the world’s desperate and likely futile attempts to keep it at bay are reminders of what scientists have warned for months: The coronavirus will thrive as long as vast parts of the world lack vaccines.
  16. A 14-year-old girl has been found safe in another state days after leaving home with a man she met while playing an online video game, authorities said Monday.
  17. A float and a balloon in the Holiday Parade during a nighttime preview event of Christmas in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter and Universal's Holiday Parade featuring Macy's.
  18. A Black Friday shopper wearing a face mask leaves a Walmart store with a TV in Pic Rivera Calif., Friday, Nov. 26, 2021. Retailers are expected to usher in the unofficial start to the holiday shopping season today with bigger crowds than last year in a closer step toward normalcy. But the fallout from the pandemic continues to weigh on businesses and shoppers’ minds.
  19. Gov. Ron DeSantis and Marcellus Osceola, Jr., chairman of the Seminole Tribe of Florida, show off a signed copy of the gambling compact between the state the tribe in April. A judge ruled last week that the compact violates federal law, but the tribe is trying to get that decision reversed.
  20. Audrey Strauss, acting U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York, points to a photo of Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell during a news conference in New York in July 2020. Epstein was found dead in his Manhattan jail cell and Maxwell stands trial starting today.
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  22. A medical staff member prepares the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine during January in Riverside County, Calif. Merriam-Webster has declared vaccine its 2021 word of the year.
  23. Stickers at a Philadelphia polling place from March 2019 proclaim, "He Votado Hoy," or, " I voted today."
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