1. Faculty and administrators at Hillsborough Community College are at odds over pay issues.
  2. Businesses, hotels and homes are seen destroyed along Fort Myers Beach in photos taken from a Cessna on Tuesday.
  3. Sharon Wright, St. Petersburg's sustainability and resiliency officer, is leaving the city to take a new job.
  4. FILE - A sign advertises for help The Goldenrod, a popular restaurant and candy shop, Wednesday, June 1, 2022, in York Beach, Maine.  The number of available jobs in the U.S. plummeted in August 2022 compared with July as businesses grow less desperate for workers, a trend that could cool chronically high inflation.
  5. U.S. Sen. Ben Sasse (R-Neb.) is the lone finalist to become the University of Florida's next president. He's a big Cornhuskers fan.
  6. A couple embraces while waiting in line for warm food from Scooby’s BBQ and Grub Shack on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022, after Hurricane Ian destroyed areas of Port Charlotte and left some without power.
  7. Some polling places in southwest Florida are no longer functional following Hurricane Ian.
  8. A vote sign to show people where to enter the polls to vote at Roberts Recreation Center, 1246 50th Ave N, on Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2022, in St. Petersburg.
  9. President Joe Biden boards Marine One in New York on Thursday after attending a Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee reception. Biden said at the event that the risk of nuclear “Armageddon” is at the highest level since the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis, as Russian officials speak of the possibility of using tactical nuclear weapons after suffering massive setbacks in the invasion of Ukraine.
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  11. FILE - Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., listens during a confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, March 23, 2022. Sasse is the sole finalist to become the president of the University of Florida, the school said Thursday, and the GOP senator has indicated that he will take the job. That means he could resign in the coming weeks. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
  12. This graphic from the National Hurricane Center shows Tropical Storm Julia's location and forecast cone as of 11 a.m. Friday.
  13. Police are investigating after a decomposed body was discovered Thursday in some heavy brush at Dell Holmes Park in St. Petersburg.
  14. Louis “Smoky” Casin, 76, plays a rendition of the Star Spangled Banner while taking some shade under an RV on Wednesday in the Sunnyland Trailer Court on San Carlos Island.
  15. The Marshall Student Center at the University of South Florida, where officials have named four finalists to be the school's next chief academic officer.
  16. Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., shown at a confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson in March, is the sole finalist to become the president of the University of Florida, and the GOP senator has indicated that he will take the job. That means he could resign in the coming weeks.
  17. United States Coast Guard helicopter rescue swimmer Jethro Hauser, on left, smiles as pilot Micah Acree shakes hands with David Littlefield, with flight mechanic Megan Howard looking on, during a news conference at the Coast Guard Air Station, 15100 Rescue Way, on Thursday in Clearwater. The crew rescued Littlefield in an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter after Hurricane Ian made landfall and Littlefield's boat capsized near Pine Island Sound.
  18. Shelters like this one at Durant High in preparation for Hurricane Ian caused many schools to close, leading to two missed days in Hillsborough County. The school district will make up for them by canceling one day off for students and turning several early-release days into full days.
  19. People listen while attending during a press conference held by local Black pastors, announcing their official endorsement of Sugar Hill Community Partners developers as their choice for the redevelopment of the Tropicana Field site, Thursday, May 19, 2022 in St. Petersburg.
  20. Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., leaves after the first day of the second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2021.
  21. Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., was announced Thursday as the lone finalist to head the University of Florida.
  22. Candles, flowers and photos mark the spot in Plant City where Nathan Vega, 29, riding home on his motorbike, hit a tree felled by Hurricane Ian. Vega died from his injuries.
  23. Supporters of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA) demonstrate on Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the White House in Washington in 2019. New applicants to the program are stalled indefinitely as legal challenges persist after a Thursday ruling.
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