1. Sen. Tracie Davis, D-Jacksonville, left, asks questions about a bill to expand private school vouchers, addressing bill sponsor Sen. Corey Simon, R-Tallahassee, right. The lawmakers were working on the Senate floor on March 22, 2023.
  2. Students walk near the Marshall Student Center on the University of South Florida's Tampa campus.
  3. The former Arturo Fuente Cigar Co. factory is pictured. Liana Fuente, the great-granddaughter of the founder, has purchased the property.
  4. Tim Heidecker attends a Premiere Party for "Killing It" on Wednesday, April. 6, 2022, Casita Hollywood in Los Angeles.
  5. Tammy Heilman, Sheila Smith, Rio Wojtecki, Lorenzo Gary, and Dalanea Taylor were targeted by the Pasco County Sheriff's Office under its intelligence program.
  6. Almir Becirovic is seen in his 2018 Honda Odyssey at his home in Wesley Chapel.
  7. Seaweed covers the Atlantic shore in Frigate Bay, St. Kitts and Nevis, Aug. 3, 2022. On shore, sargassum is a nuisance — carpeting beaches and releasing a pungent smell as it decays. For hotels and resorts, clearing the stuff off beaches can amount to a round-the-clock operation.
  8. 6 hours ago• Breaking News
    A 22-year-old motorcyclist died after an SUV driver turned into his path on Gulf-to-Bay Boulevard in Clearwater on Wednesday, police said.
  9. Taylor Swift, shown performing during the opener of her Eras tour on March 17 at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona, will be in Tampa for three sold-out shows April 13, 14 and 15. Fans are advised to plan ahead for parking and traffic.
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  11. Hillsborough High School students protested the Parental Rights in Education bill in March 2022, saying it would chill discussions and conversations with teachers. The State Board of Education has proposed rules extending into high schools the limitations initially placed on early elementary grades.
  12. A boat navigates through Little McPherson Bayou near the Don Cesar hotel, background, off Pass-A-Grille on Nov 18, 2022, in Pinellas County.
  13. Students walk across the Tampa campus at the University of South Florida, one of 12 state schools affected by legislation that would make it harder for faculty members to keep their tenure status.
  14. Joseph Ladapo speaks during a news conference at the Don Soffer Clinical Research Center at the University of Miami on Tuesday, May 17, 2022.
  15. “Russia was wrong to invade. They were wrong to take Crimea,” said Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, who is seen as likely to launch a presidential campaign later this year.
  16. State law allows governors to use state planes for political and personal travel for security reasons but, as Gov. Ron DeSantis conducts a national book tour in anticipation of a likely presidential campaign, questions are mounting about whether taxpayer funds have been used to finance his travel and other political operations.
  17. This combination of the photos shows former President Donald Trump, left, and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, right.
  18. St. Petersburg motorcyclist , Stephen Mathowsky, 49, died Tuesday from injuries he suffered in a March 12 crash at the intersection of Central Avenue and 20th Street, the St. Petersburg Police Department said Wednesday.
  19. Hillsborough County schools Superintendent Addison Davis speaks to the State Board of Education on Jan. 18, explaining why his district has not reached a pay agreement with teachers.
  20. The Pinellas-Pasco State Attorney's Office ruled that deputies were justified in fatally shooting a man who opened fire on them and wounded K-9 deputy Matthew Aitken, above.
  21. FILE - Rapper Daniel Hernandez, known as Tekashi 6ix9ine, performs during the Philipp Plein Women's 2019 Spring-Summer Collection, unveiled during Fashion Week in Milan, Italy, Sept. 21, 2018. Palm Beach County sheriff's investigators said an altercation occurred Tuesday night between Hernandez and several people. Hernandez's injuries were not considered life-threatening.
  22. Trans pride flags fly at a gathering to celebrate International Transgender Day of Visibility in 2017.
  23. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis' administration is moving to unilaterally forbid classroom instruction on sexual orientation and gender identity in all grades, as the Republican governor continues a focus on cultural issues ahead of his expected presidential run.
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