1. This a page from "Social Studies Alive! Me and My World," a kindergarten text that was rejected by the Florida Department of Education. This student exercise appears to teach empathy, a value included in the now-controversial discipline of social emotional learning.
  2. The Jackson House, a historic segregation-era boarding home for Black visitors, decays in downtown Tampa.
  3. Lot Twenty9 is a new small business located in Seminole Heights, Tampa that focuses on reusing, recycling and refurbishing different items like furniture, kitchen utensils and decorations.
  4. Pinellas County Administrator Barry Burton said this year's budget season is "not a time to be adding. We're just trying to keep our head above water."
  5. Drivers negotiate Drew Street between Highland Avenue and Betty Lane Wednesday, April 5, 2023 in Clearwater.
  6. Nadine Smith speaks to the Suncoast Tiger Bay Club at the St. Petersburg Museum of History on Wednesday.
  7. A protester holds a poster of Ajike Owens at the Marion County Courthouse in Ocala on Tuesday, demanding the arrest of a woman who shot and killed Owens, a 35-year-old mother of four, on Friday. Deputies on Tuesday arrested Susan Louise Lorincz, 58, on multiple charges including manslaughter with a firearm.
  8. “There is no reason why we can’t be working with Texas or why we can’t work with Arizona, at the local level or at the state level,” Gov. Ron DeSantis said Wednesday in Sierra Vista, Ariz.
  9. Student mental health services have been a priority in recent years, in part to prevent violence on campus. These resource cards were made available in the last school year at Hillsborough's middle and high schools.
  10. Defense attorney Mark Eiglarsh speaks with his client, former Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School School Resource Officer Scot Peterson, prior to opening statements in Peterson's trial at the Broward County Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale on Wednesday.
  11. The pyramids, called wave attenuation devices, seek to reduce coastal erosion.
  12. Hillsborough County Commissioner Michael Owen is proposing expanding the county commission to nine, single-member district seats. Voters would need to approve the charter change.
  13. Solar panels on Ruskin homes purchased with PACE loans.
  14. A view of Clearwater Beach on Friday, Mar 10, 2023, off Pinellas County.
  15. A man moves through gulf water flowing through a broken section of Pine Island Road on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022, in Matlacha, Fla. following Hurricane Ian.
  16. A small stroke briefly robbed Roy Peter Clark of his words.
  17. In this Aug. 29, 2017 photo, water from Addicks Reservoir flows into neighborhoods from floodwaters brought on by Tropical Storm Harvey in Houston. Nasty hurricanes that cause billions of dollars in damage are hitting more often.
  18. Moms for Liberty sells merchandise with its message at its 2022 national convention in Tampa. The Southern Poverty Law Center has labeled the organization an "anti-government extremist group" in its latest report.
  19. A health care worker administers the mpox vaccine at the Pride Center at Equality Park in Wilton Manors in July 2022. A new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention analysis states that Hillsborough and Pinellas counties have close to a 50% chance of an mpox outbreak this summer, based on low immunity rates among the population.
  20. Outside the Publix at 3617 W Gandy Blvd. in Tampa, the first of Publix's prototype stores the brand is focusing on as it steers away from GreenWise Markets.
  21. Hillsborough County authorities investigate a fatal shooting that happened in the 12100 block of Nebraska Avenue around 7 p.m. Friday. The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office announced Tuesday night that suspect Joel Elkanah Jr., 25, has turned himself in to face a first-degree murder charge. The Sheriff's Office did not provide any identifying information about the person Elkanah is accused of shooting multiple times.
  22. Dev Shah, 14, from Largo, arrives at Tampa International Airport on Tuesday after winning the Scripps National Spelling Bee outside of Washington, D.C.
  23. Forest Hills Elementary School in Tampa will have a new principal on July 1: Michelle Soto, the school's former assistant principal.
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