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  1. Bo Starr, CEO and co-founder of Tampa fintech startup Grifin, works in front of a mural in an open space at Embarc Collective in Tampa. Grifin was a finalist in the 2020 Startup of the Year summit. This year's Startup of the Year will take place in Tampa on  Jan. 25-27, with Embarc Collective hosting.
  2. People wait in a line for that wraps around the West Tampa Community Resource Center to get tested for COVID-19 on Dec. 28. Tampa Bay officials are opening more free, public testing sites to meet the demand for testing as the omicron variant drives a surge of cases.
  3. The state reported 289,204 COVID-19 cases from Jan. 14-20 in the weekly report released Friday.
  4. This Aug. 12 file photo from video provided by the Moab, Utah, Police Department shows Brian Laundrie talking to a police officer after police pulled over the van he was traveling in with his girlfriend, Gabrielle "Gabby" Petito, near the entrance to Arches National Park in Utah. Laundrie admitted killing Petito in a notebook discovered near his body in a Florida swamp, the FBI announced Friday.
  5. Rep. Cord Byrd, R-Neptune Beach, chairs the subcommittee that drew the redistricting map.
  6. The Johnson family, Calmaris, 38, left, Damon, 36, right, Jeremiah, 13, back left, and Brianna, 10, back right, of Riverview, are tested for COVID-19 at Hillsborough County’s free, public drive-thru testing site on Hillsborough Community College’s Brandon campus on Jan. 10. Calmaris said her 10-year-old daughter was exposed to COVID-19 in her physical education class, and they both felt COVID-19 related symptoms. A new drive-thru test site will open Monday at Adventure Island.
  7. Marriott human resources recruiter Mariela Cuevas, left, talks to Lisbet Oliveros, during a job fair at Hard Rock Stadium, Friday, Sept. 3, 2021, in Miami Gardens, Fla.  (AP Photo/Marta Lavandier)
  8. A multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 275 South is causing traffic backups on the Dick Misner Bridge Friday evening.
  9. Florida International University South Campus in Miami.
  10. Candymaker Mars is giving a makeover to its six M&M's characters in an effort to promote inclusivity.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. Republican Sen. Marco Rubio, left, and Democratic U.S. Rep. Val Demings, right.
  14. 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.
  15. A look at the University Auditorium at the center of the University of Florida campus is Gainesville.
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. Louie Anderson, shown in this 2018 photo, has died at 68.
  21. A new Florida law may help ward off unwanted texts and calls from telemarketers.
  22. 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.
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