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  1. Ebrahim Raisi, a candidate in Iran's presidential elections waves to the media after casting his vote at a polling station in Tehran, Iran on Friday. Iran began voting Friday in a presidential election tipped in the favor of a hard-line protege of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, fueling public apathy and sparking calls for a boycott in the Islamic Republic.
  2. In this Saturday photo courtesy of The White Mountain Independent is a pick up truck which ran over a group of cyclists in Show Low, Ariz. Police say a driver in a pickup truck has plowed into bicyclists competing in a community road race in Arizona, critically injuring several riders. Authorities say officers then chased down the driver Saturday and shot him outside a nearby hardware store. Police say six cyclists have been taken to a hospital in critical condition after the crash.
  3. Think twice about ignoring signs when you park off the Courtney Campbell Causeway. A car appeared stranded off the side of the causeway on Saturday after its owner illegally parked in a habitat restoration area before high tide rolled in, according to the Clearwater Police Department.
  4. Layla Zephyrin, age 4, smiles after seeing her face painted by Isha Joseph during the Juneteenth Jam at the Northstar Academies on Saturday in St. Petersburg. Juneteenth was celebrated across Tampa Bay.
  5. Danny Gonzales, right, stands in front of his flooded house with his neighbor Bob Neal, upset with power company trucks driving though the flooded neighborhood pushing water back into his home, after Tropical Storm Claudette passed through, in Slidell, La., Saturday, June 19, 2021. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
  6. Former Pinellas County Commissioner Ken Welch is running for mayor of St. Petersburg.
  7. Mario Charles Gonzalez, 41, faces a charge of DUI manslaughter, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
  8. U.S President Joe Biden walks with his dogs Major and Champ on the way to the Oval Office through the Rose Garden of the White House Jan. 26 in Washington, DC. (Credit Image: © Adam Schultz/White House/Planet Pix via ZUMA Wire)
  9. Dr. Philip van Beynen, University of South Florida  associate chair and graduate director of geography and environmental science programs, poses for a portrait at his St. Petersburg home in on Wednesday June 16, 2021.
  10. Beach goers are seen along Ben T. Davis Beach on May 4, 2020 in Tampa.
  11. Mee ae Wolney poses in front of her restaurant Anju in St. Petersburg where Korean-fried chicken wings are the speciality. Wolney said the price for chicken — and chicken wings in particular — has more than doubled since last year, forcing her to raise some of her prices at the restaurant. It's a familiar conundrum many restaurant owners are facing right now: raise their costs for customers or sweat the margin crunch.
  12. This still frame from Metropolitan Police Department body worn camera video shows Thomas Webster, in red jacket, at a barricade line at on the west front of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington. Webster, a Marine Corps veteran and retired New York City Police Department Officer, is accused of assaulting an MPD officer with a flagpole. A number of law enforcement officers were assaulted while attempting to prevent rioters from entering the U.S. Capitol. (Metropolitan Police Department via AP)
  13. Eric Rhanes, 35, who has been homeless for about a month, receives the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine in Tampa on Thursday thanks to the nonprofit Heart for the Homeless.
  14. Patients, doctors and advocates worry about whether the sickest patients using medical marijuana will be affected when they can no logner recertify through telehealth as Gov. Ron DeSantis prepares to let the COVID-19 emergency order expire.
  15. A' Now Hiring' sign is posted in front of a Popeye's restaurant on February 04, 2021, in Miami, Florida.
  16. A healthcare worker prepares the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine at a Tampa clinic for the homeless set up Thursday by the Heart for the Homeless nonprofit.
  17. St. Petersburg Mayor, Rick Kriseman addressed the media during a news conference announcing the responses to the city's requests for proposal for the Tropicana Field site. Among the resources he'll use to pick a favored plan are "strengths and weaknesses" reports compiled by city staff members across multiple departments.
  18. The Florida Department of Health no longer releases daily COVID-19 data. Instead, it is now releasing a weekly report every Friday, but has withheld some information that was publicly available before.
  19. St. Petersburg City Hall. [DIRK SHADD   |   Times]
  20. A shark bit a Florida man who was swimming near a fishing line 40 yards from the shore.
  21. Carnival Cruise Line's Sunrise and Vista ships, along with the MSC Meraviglia, are docked at the Port of Miami, awaiting an eventual return to service.
  22. The expected path for Potential Tropical Cyclone 3 as of 5 p.m. Friday.
  23. Joseph Stillitano, 31, was charged with first-degree murder under a Florida law that allows the state to seek murder charges when a person dies from an overdose.
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