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  1. An 82-year-old woman was pronounced dead at a New York nursing home but found to be breathing three hours later at the funeral home where she had been taken, authorities said.
  2. Demolition of downtown Tampa's former Tarr Furniture building began on Feb. 4.
  3. A bull shark inspects a photographer, coming close to the camera, during a shark dive off the coast of Jupiter on Florida's east coast last year. Sharks bit 16 people in unprovoked attacks off Florida’s waters last year, marking the highest reported number of bites than anywhere else in the world.
  4. The Metro, a seven-story, 100-unit apartment building at 77 11th St. N in St. Petersburg, has sold for $28.2 million before its opening in May.
  5. People and emergency teams rescue a person on a stretcher from a collapsed building in Adana, Turkey on Monday. A powerful quake has knocked down multiple buildings in southeast Turkey and Syria, killing more than 1,300.
  6. The books books and instructional materials available to students at Florida schools, such as those shown here at Sawgrass Bay Elementary School in Clermont, have come under scrutiny over whether their content is appropriate for children.
  7. Members of the Krewe of Sant’ Yago pass out beads to people along Bayshore Boulevard during the Gasparilla Parade of Pirates on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2023, in Tampa. The krewe will host their signature event, The Krewe of the Knights of Sant’ Yago Illuminated Knight Parade, on Feb. 11.
  8. City Attorney Randy Mora attends a meeting addressing short-term rental policies at the Indian Rocks Beach City Commission chambers on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023, in Indian Rocks Beach.
  9. Former President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago club is seen in the aerial view in Palm Beach, Fla., Aug. 31, 2022.
  10. Deputies conducted 158 traffic stops during a crackdown on street racing Saturday.
  11. Police are lined up outside Plaza Live in Orlando on Dec. 28, 2022.
  12. Marcos Marzo hugs two of his friends who came to say goodbye upon receiving the news that he had obtained a permit to travel to the United States,  in Havana, Cuba, Wednesday, Jan 25. Now in the U.S., his dream is to do a master’s degree at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and work as an engineer, which he says is his passion.
  13. A 42-year-old Zephyrhills woman was killed in a collision at a Hillsborough intersection early Sunday morning, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
  14. Vacationers walk on the beach near a grounded migrant boat named "La Esperanza," Spanish for "Hope," on Coco Plum Beach in Marathon, Fla., Thursday, Jan. 19. Increasing numbers of Cuban and Haitian migrants have attempted the risky Florida Straits crossing in recent months to illegally enter the Keys Island chain and other parts of the state as inflation soars and economic conditions deteriorate in their home countries.
  15. A shooting occurred just before 4 a.m. in the parking lot of the Jet Jackson Recreation Center in St. Petersburg.
  16. Florida Governor Ron DeSantis speaks to a crowd of supporters during his election night party at the Tampa Convention Center on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022 in Tampa.
  17. A Pinellas deputy has been fired after he was arrested for drunk driving in Tampa.
  18. A shooting happened around 8:30 p.m. Saturday at 6605 E Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Hillsborough County.
  19. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s community chart on Feb. 3 shows Florida counties at different COVID-19 risk levels. Green is “low” risk, yellow is “medium” risk and orange is “high” risk.
  20. Traffic streams southbound on the existing Howard Frankland Bridge over Old Tampa Bay, between Hillsborough and Pinellas counties. The Florida Department of Transportation said all southbound traffic will be closed overnight Monday because of construction.
  21. David Simanoff, president of the Greater Tampa Chapter of the ACLU of Florida, top-center, gives a speech, while people listen during a rally event at Joe Chillura Courthouse Square on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2023, in Tampa.
  22. In this photo provided by Brian Branch, a large balloon drifts above the Kingstown, N.C. area, with an airplane and its contrail seen below it. The United States says it is a Chinese spy balloon moving east over America. (Brian Branch via AP)
  23. A trooper was injured and a man was killed during a shootout early Saturday in Wesley Chapel, Florida Highway Patrol said.
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