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  1. Third-grade teacher Angel Loux, left, talks with art teacher Lashonda Wilburn at Hillsborough County school district headquarters Tuesday, where parents and teachers complained to the School Board about budget cuts that will eliminate about 1,000 jobs in the district. Loux and Wilburn teach at Lomax Magnet Elementary School in Tampa. Wilburn was told she is losing her job at the end of the year.
  2. A 15-year-old boy lost control of a pickup truck and crashed into the side of a house in Clearwater, police said.
  3. President Joe Biden speaks during a ceremony to honor slain U.S. Capitol Police officer William "Billy" Evans as he lies in honor at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, April 13, 2021.
  4. The Seminole Hard Rock Casino in Tampa. In order to get the Seminole Tribe to agree to a compact, and the federal regulators to approve it, the legislative deal must sufficiently benefit the Tribe, which presently operates a casino monopoly outside of Miami-Dade and Broward counties.
  5. Voters in both Port Richey and New Port Richey on Tuesday returned their incumbents to all four available city council seats.
  6. Gov. Ron DeSantis' signature has varied over the years. Here's how he has signed official documents from 2008 to 2021.
  7. In this Nov. 25, 2019 file photo Eric Rosengren speaks during a round table discussion at Silver Lane Elementary School, in East Hartford, Conn. Top Federal Reserve policymakers underscored Tuesday, April 13, 2021  their concern that Black and Hispanic people are sharply underrepresented in the economics field, which reduces the perspectives that economists can bring to major policy issues. “If we don’t have a diverse group of people in the field, we won’t have the right topics to focus on,” said Eric Rosengren, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston.
  8. President Joe Biden participates virtually in the CEO Summit on Semiconductor and Supply Chain Resilience in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Monday, April 12, 2021, in Washington.
  9. Hostess Sarah Wilson (left) welcomes Jessica Rajcula, 29, of Dunedin and Amber Catanzaro, 32, of Clearwater, at Palm Pavilion Beachside Grill & Bar, on Monday, Sept. 28, 2020 in Clearwater.
  10. An 11-year-old Pasco County girl who had gone missing on Monday was found safe early Tuesday in Tampa, Two teens have been arrested in connection with her disappearance.
  11. A rendering of the Rome Yard development submitted by the Related Group
  12. Amer Nuhanovic faces a number of charges related to a crime spree that stretched across St. Petersburg Tuesday morning.
  13. Pilot error probably caused the 2019 crash of a World War II-era bomber in Connecticut that killed seven people and wounded six others, the National Transportation Safety Board said in a report released Tuesday.
  14. In a photo from her Facebook page, Khadeeja Morse poses with her son, Mikese Morse. "You will see other pics of him but this is the one I want you to remember," she wrote. "This is the face of the FAILURE of our mental health system." [Courtesy of Khadeeja Morse]
  15. President Joe Biden.
  16. Allen Graham was arrested Monday for the second time this year for possessing child pornography.
  17. Dakeyan "Dre" Graham was a music educator and Florida teacher of the year when he worked for the Hillsborough County school district. Now he leads the Independent Education & Parental Choice office for the Florida Department of Education.
  18. An elevated view of a Hamlin orange grove at the corner of SR 62 & Duette Road on Tuesday in Manatee County. California is expected to surpass Florida for the season in a new estimate of orange production, the latest sign of continuing struggles in Florida’s citrus industry. The U.S. Department of Agriculture, in a monthly update released Friday, said Florida is forecast to produce enough oranges to fill 51.7 million 90-pound boxes by the time the 2020-2021 growing season ends in July. That is down 6.8 percent from a March forecast and would be 23 percent lower than production during the 2019-2020 season.
  19. Florida’s positivity rate was about 9.9 percent Tuesday, according to Johns Hopkins University.
  20. Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava, at podium, speaks April 9 alongside port workers and elected officials asking for the CDC and the federal government to allow the return of cruising, during a news conference in front of Carnival Cruise Line's Carnival Horizon cruise ship docked at PortMiami in Miami. [Wilfredo Lee | Associated Press]
  21. Protests over the death of Daunte Wright on April 12, 2021 in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota.
  22. Seven developers responded to the city's request for proposals to build residential, retail and hotel projects on three city-owned sites on the downtown waterfront. [ City of Clearwater ]
  23. Students in the Pinellas County school district have been required to wear masks on campus since in-person classes resumed in fall 2020. The district has no plan to end the mask mandate at this point, superintendent Mike Grego said Tuesday.
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