1. Procure by the Women’s Creative, at Tampa's Hyde Park Village, opens Saturday. Local brand partners and employees preview products featured in the shop’s storefront on Thursday in advance of its grand opening.
  2. Collectors go through and find stamps for their collections at the St. Pete Stamp Club on Saturday, March 25, 2023, in St. Petersburg.
  3. Ruby Bridges, right, who integrated Louisiana schools in the 1960s, meets with Charles Burks in 2013 after the two filmed a video to share their experience with children. Burks, 91, was one of the federal marshals who escorted Bridges past angry crowds when she was 6 years old. Their story is the subject of a Disney movie that has been challenged at a St. Petersburg school.
  4. Manuel-Alejandro "Alex" Gutierrez-Rodriguez, was arrested on March 24 on a probation violation charge. More than a dozen patients accused him of abandoning them after they paid him thousands of dollars.
  5. Former President Donald Trump listens as he speaks with reporters while in flight on his plane after a campaign rally at Waco Regional Airport in Texas on March 25.
  6. New College announced a guaranteed admissions program for graduates of St. Petersburg College on Friday, March 31, 2023.
  7. A classroom seen at Veterans Elementary School in Wesley Chapel on Tuesday, July 26, 2022.
  8. Gov. Ron DeSantis would have more authority over the Florida high school sports under a proposed bill in the legislature.
  9. Red tide has weakened over the past two weeks on area beaches, experts say. This photo shows the Don CeSar hotel on St. Pete Beach on March 10.
  10. Taylor Swift performs songs during The 1989 World Tour in Cleveland in 2015. For her Eras Tour coming to Tampa April 13-15, light-up costumes and signs will not be permitted.
  11. Cubans are planning to protest in Tampa on Saturday, April 1, 2023, to denounce what they call “communist penetration attempts.” Pictured here are members and supporters of the local Cuban community on Sunday, Nov. 14, 2021 in Ybor City.
  12. St. Petersburg's Anna Paulina Luna and her congressional campaign have been dismissed from a lawsuit brought by the family of a 9-year-old boy who was bitten by a Belgian Malinois named Gunner that the congresswoman says is owned by her husband.
  13. A Tampa Police Department officer's body cam video shows a 9-foot gator just moments before the officer jumped on its back on a street near Raymond James Stadium.
  14. A Pinellas deputy was fired after the sheriff's office said he failed to report discharging a gun and another deputy's mental health crisis.
  15. The Pinellas County school district has been in the spotlight this week following a parent complaint that the "Ruby Bridges" movie was inappropriate for second graders at North Shore Elementary in St. Petersburg.
  16. Burt Reynolds, left, and Norman D. Golden II during the filming of the “Cop & ½” movie.
  17. A sales associate arranges a display of guns at a firearms store in Burbank, California, on June 23, 2022.
  18. Left from right: Friendship bracelets made by Stephanie Smith, a "Bejeweled" inspired outfit by Ashley Devenport and a costume that nods to multiple Taylor Swift eras by Diego Colon.
  19. Family members of Pashun Jeffery, including her mother, Lakita Denson, center, and her great-aunt Theo Brickhouse-Sails gather for a news conference Friday, where they appealed to the public for information about Jeffery’s 2-year-old son, Taylen Mosley. Taylen's body found later near Dell Holmes Park.
  20. Conditions have greatly improved at Piney Point, according to site operators, and site closure is underway. Crews work to pump water from New Gypsum Stack South where a leak formed two years ago, prompting an emergency water release and becoming an environmental disaster for Tampa Bay.
  21. Former President Donald Trump speaks with reporters on his plane after a campaign rally at in Waco, Texas on March 25. Trump has become the first former U.S. president to be charged with a crime, the culmination of a political rise defined by unprecedented scandal.
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  23. Tourists take photos in front of Michelangelo's "David statue" in the Accademia Gallery in Florence, Italy, Tuesday, March 28, 2023.
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