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  1. A Pasco County Schools bus driver negotiates a turn while at the South Compound April 1, 2022 in Odessa. The school district has attempted several initiatives to get students to classes on time while coping with a bus driver shortage.
  2. The site of the 60-unit residential project approved by the Clearwater Community Development Board on May 17, 2022, is seen from the south end at the corner of Cedar Street and Blanche B Littlejohn Trail. The Pinellas Trail is to the east, beyond the guardrail at far right.
  3. USF business college dean Moez Limayem, center, signs agreements on May 17, 2022, with leaders of Aramark and Mainsail Lodging and Development to provide training for USF hospitality school students. At left is Julianne Corlew, vice president and business partner of Mainsail. At right is David Vandenberg, regional vice president of Aramark.
  4. Florida First Lady Casey DeSantis, a breast cancer survivor, speaks about her diagnosis and treatment during a news conference Tuesday at the Don Soffer Clinical Research Center at the University of Miami. Gov. DeSantis announced the new state budget will contain $100 million for cancer research and treatments at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at UM, Tampa’s H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, and the University of Florida Health System’s Shands Cancer Hospital in Gainesville.
  5. Carrie Zeisse, CEO and president of Tampa Bay Thrives, a mental wellness nonprofit, talks Tuesday about a partnership with hospitals and other agencies to help bridge the gap between calling for help and getting therapy. They want to make mental health services available within days for those identified as urgent cases.
  6. Pasco County Administrator Dan Biles announces his resignation after five years on the job.
  7. In this Sept. 30, 2019, file photo, Seminole County Tax Collector Joel Greenberg talks to the Orlando Sentinel during an interview at his office in Lake Mary. A judge has approved yet another sentencing delay for the former Florida tax collector who was a close associate of U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz. U.S. District Judge Gregory Presnell said in an order Monday that a sealed status report filed by prosecutors justifies postponing the sentencing of Joel Greenberg until August. Greenberg has been cooperating in an ongoing investigation of allegations that Gaetz paid a 17-year-old girl for sex. Gaetz has denied any wrongdoing and claims the allegations are an extortion plot.
  8. Youngstown City Health Department worker Faith Terreri grabs two at-home COVID-19 test kits to be handed out during a Dec. 30, 2021 distribution event. The U.S. government is offering another round of free at-home COVID-19 test kits to the country. Order online from the U.S. Postal Service via www.covid.gov/tests.
  9. Chester and Reina are two of many animals hoping to find loving homes.
  10. The body of a man was found in the garage of a home located at 3410 38th St. N. in St. Petersburg around 1:20 Tuesday, according to police. His death is being investigated as a homicide.
  11. Members of the "Classes of 1970" in St. Petersburg pose for a group photo during a reunion on May 14, 2022, at the Club at Treasure Island. Attendees recalled being uprooted from all-Black Gibbs High during the 1969-70 school year and sent to predominantly white schools as part of a desegregation plan imposed on the Pinellas County school district.
  12. In this May 5, 2017, photo, former U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown walks to the federal courthouse in Jacksonville. Court documents show Brown, whose initial conviction in a charity fraud case was tossed out by an appeals court, will plead guilty before a second trial.
  13. OnSite nurse Joan Diehl prepares COVID-19 vaccinations at the Strawberry Festival Fairgrounds, one of the vaccination distribution sites in Hillsborough County, in Plant City on Jan. 6, 2021. The county announced the same day it had fired OnSite after residents complained about the scheduling system. The company is now suing Hillsborough County for $50 million, contending it was illegally terminated.
  14. The St. Pete Pier at night.
  15. Walmart reported stronger sales for the fiscal first quarter, but its profits took a beating as the nation’s largest retailer grappled with surging inflation on food and fuel and higher costs from a still snarled global supply chain.
  16. A gate secures the waterfront side of Port Tampa Bay's cruise ship Terminal 2, which is used by cruise ships about 30 days a year. Downtown boosters hope to see it open to the public when not in use.
  17. This rendering shows a design for One Tampa, a proposed 633-foot, 311-unit residential tower at 507 N Ashley Drive that would be the tallest skyscraper on Florida's Gulf Coast.
  18. State Sen. Kelli Stargel looks through redistricting maps during a Senate Committee on Reapportionment hearing on Jan. 13, 2022, in Tallahassee.
  19. Florida Secretary of State Laurel Lee speaks at a news conference on Oct. 29, 2019, in Tallahassee. Lee is running for Congressional District 15.
  20. An unidentified rider of Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority's Route 18 turns in Raymond Krug's belongings to the bus driver. Krug wished he knew who the woman was, so he could thank her. “There are still a few good people out there,” he said.
  21. Pasco Sheriff Chris Nocco, shown here inside the county detention center in Land O'Lakes in 2014.
  22. The scene of a fatality car crash in June 2021, in Tulsa, Okla.  Nearly 43,000 people were killed on U.S. roads last year, the highest number in 16 years.
  23. State Rep. Cord Byrd, R-Neptune Beach, is Gov. Ron DeSantis' pick to be Florida's secretary of state.
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