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  1. Florida International University South Campus in Miami.
  2. Candymaker Mars is giving a makeover to its six M&M's characters in an effort to promote inclusivity.
  3. Edward Williams, 62, a resident at the Hebrew Home at Riverdale, receives a COVID-19 booster shot on Sept. 27 in New York. COVID-19 infections are soaring again at U.S. nursing homes because of the omicron wave, and deaths are climbing too. That's leading to new restrictions on family visits and a renewed push to get more residents and staff members vaccinated and boosted.
  4. Igor Fruman arrives at Federal court in Manhattan, Friday. The Florida businessman who helped Rudy Giuliani seek damaging information against Joe Biden in Ukraine was sentenced to a year and a day in prison and fined $10,000 Friday in an unrelated campaign finance case.
  5. Republican Sen. Marco Rubio, left, and Democratic U.S. Rep. Val Demings, right.
  6. People attend the March for Life rally on the National Mall in Washington, Friday. The March for Life, for decades an annual protest against abortion, arrives this year as the Supreme Court has indicated it will allow states to impose tighter restrictions on abortion with a ruling in the coming months.
  7. A look at the University Auditorium at the center of the University of Florida campus is Gainesville.
  8. Francisco Galvan faces a third-degree murder charge after he and two people he drove to a planned marijuana deal at the Park at Valenza Apartments in Temple Terrace on Jan. 7 were shot, one of them fatally, records show.
  9. A dose of a Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine is prepared at Lurie Children's hospital, Nov. 5, 2021, in Chicago. A U.S. judge in Texas issued a nationwide injunction on Friday barring the federal government from enforcing President Joe Biden's requirement that federal workers without qualifying medical or religious exemptions be vaccinated for COVID-19.
  10. Kira Gentner, 26, from St. Petersburg, is tested for COVID-19 at the drive-thru testing site in the parking lot at Tropicana Field on Thursday.
  11. Kale pesto and avocado "toasties" are served at The Works, a new plant-based cafe in St. Petersburg's Historic Uptown from the owner of Squeeze Juice Works.
  12. Louie Anderson, shown in this 2018 photo, has died at 68.
  13. A new Florida law may help ward off unwanted texts and calls from telemarketers.
  14. Busch Gardens Tampa Bay will open Iron Gwazi, the world’s fastest and steepest hybrid coaster, for passholder previews Feb. 11 and will officially open March 11.
  15. Construction is underway, including two new rides in the background, at Adventure Island in Tampa. The park is undergoing its biggest enhancement in 30 years.
  16. A sign for Microsoft offices, Thursday, May 6, 2021 in New York. Microsoft stunned the gaming industry when it announced, Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022, it would buy game publisher Activision Blizzard for $68.7 billion, a deal that would immediately make it a larger video-game company than Nintendo.
  17. Steven Lorenzo appears at a 2017 court hearing. Prosecutors will continue to seek a death sentence for Lorenzo in connection with two Tampa murders.
  18. A pillar marks the border between the United States and Canada just outside of Emerson, Manitoba.  A Florida man was charged Thursday with human smuggling after the bodies of four people, including a baby and a teen, were found in the area.
  19. Photos of the wreckage of an F-22 Raptor fighter jet were included in an Air Force investigation report obtained via the Freedom of Information Act.
  20. Angela Birdsong.
  21. Getty Images
  22. The price of an ice tea at a local Starbucks went up recently, like pretty much everything else.
  23. Sunrise police Sgt. Christopher Pullease has been placed on paid administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation.
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