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  1. Some have noted the similarities between President Donald Trump and presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg, even if they're in two different political parties. [Photo illustration by ASHLEY DYE | Times]
  2. A pair of wood storks, left, and a large group of white ibis rest and feed in a wetland area off Loop Road in the Big Cypress National Preserve. Florida is home to more wetlands than any other state except Alaska. [DOUGLAS R. CLIFFORD | Times (2008)]
  3. Jarvis Delon West was arrested for child neglect after failing to report an employee at AMI Kids who slammed a boy to the ground, according to police [Courtesy of Pinellas County Sheriff's Office]
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  5. Patrick Suiters, 10, left, and Gabriel Stanford, 9, both fourth-graders at San Jose Elementary School in Dunedin, fill out a survey after tasting falafel tots and nuggets during the 2nd Annual Student Food Connection taste test at Pinellas Technical College. About 120 students tasted and rated 28 new food items that could be added to school breakfast and lunch menus next year. [SCOTT KEELER  |  TAMPA BAY TIMES]
  6. People fill Community Cafe as drag queen Viktoria Sommers reads a Dr. Seuss book to children during Drag Queen Story Hour.  [Times (2019)] [ALLIE GOULDING  |  Tampa Bay Times]
  7. Tampa Electric Co. announced plans to double its solar capacity over the next three years.  Pictured is a Tampa Electric worker installing a solar panel on the roof of the Tampa International Airport economy parking garage in 2015. [James Borchuck | Times (2015)] [BORCHUCK, JAMES  |  Tampa Bay Times]
  8. Wawa and Coppertail partnered to create a craft beer that will only be at the gas station's Florida locations. [Wawa]
  9. George Zimmerman, was acquitted of murder in the 2012 killing of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, is suing Democratic presidential candidates Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Pete Buttigieg over tweets they posted to commemorate the teenager’s birthday.
  10. The Publix at Channelside (pictured) opened in late August. Now the new store at Westshore in Tampa will open later this month. [OCTAVIO JONES   |   Times] ["OCTAVIO JONES   |   TIMES"  |  Tampa Bay Times]
  11. Hillsborough County Sheriff Chad Chronister supports decriminalizing small amounts of marijuana. [Times 2019]
  12. Layla Jade Buchholz was born on Leap Day in 2012, meaning she will only have an 'official' birthday every 4 years. Do you have a Leap Day birthday? Tell us about it. [Times (2012)]
  13. The Coast Guard said Miami-Dade Fire Rescue divers found the bodies of two women in a car that fell off the Fisher Island Ferry. Police later identified them as Emma Afra and Viviane Brahms. [Photo from video/Miami Herald/@USCGSOUTHEAST]
  14. Hernando County Sheriff Al Nienhuis [Tampa Bay Times]
  15. Pasco School District headquarters in Land O' Lakes
  16. Cirila Diaz holds photos of her husband Agustin Pardo on Feb. 6. Pardo was fatally shot in Plant City on Jan. 14 while driving on Colson Road, not far from his home. His family described the retired farmworker as caring and hard-working. [TONY MARRERO  |  Times]
  17. In this Jan. 22, 2020, file photo, Attorney General William Barr arrives for an ceremony at the Department of Justice in Washington, to announce the establishment of the Presidential Commission on Law Enforcement and the Administration of Justice, and its commissioners. Barr has told people close to him he’s considering quitting his post after President Donald Trump wouldn’t heed his warning to stop tweeting about Justice Department cases. (AP Photo/Michael A. McCoy, File) [MICHAEL A. MCCOY  |  AP]
  18. Democratic presidential candidate and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks during his campaign launch of "Mike for Black America," at the Buffalo Soldiers National Museum, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) [DAVID J. PHILLIP  |  AP]
  19. The Pinellas County school system is offering driver education camps to hundreds of students like this one over the summer. The program will be held over two sessions at nine high school campuses across the county. [Times (2011)]
  20. The Sunken Gardens Forever Foundation has published a children's book, "Sophie & Zack at Sunken Gardens." The project includes giving a copy of the book to third graders in Title I schools in St. Petersburg and inviting them to visit the gardens on a docent-led trip. [SCOTT KEELER  |  TAMPA BAY TIMES]
  21. After nearly four decades of operating a restaurant on Fourth Avenue in Ybor City, Cephas Gilbert has a new location. He now runs a juice hut inside Tequilas Ybor in Tampa. [OCTAVIO JONES  |  Times]
  22. Incoming Superintendent Addison Davis (center) and School Board Chair Melissa Snively (right) sign Davis' contract with the Hillsborough County School District after it was unanimously approved by the school board on February 18, 2020. [JUAN CARLOS CHAVEZ  |  Times]
  23. Hillsborough Sheriff Chad Chronister has filed for re-election. He's held a kickoff and made public appearances, and he’s heavily courted Democrats in a county the Republican sheriff acknowledges is trending Democratic. [CHRIS URSO | Times]
  24. Roy Lampkin, left, David Dobbins and Christopher Rachell are charged in connection with a caper that resulted in a CVS in Clearwater being held up by robbers. [Pinellas County Sheriff's Office]
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