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  1. Hillsborough County government administrators recommended rejecting bids from two companies seeking to partner with the county on a film production studio. Shown is an image of the interior of 211 Studios at 211 N. Meridian Ave, Tampa.
  2. A rare and off-course Steller's sea eagle is seen off Georgetown, Maine. The eagle has taken up residence thousands of miles from its home range, delighting bird lovers and baffling scientists.
  3. At the Florida State Fair, the "poutine sundae" features fresh cut fries topped with cheese curds covered in gravy. Then they add sirloin steak to make it a cheese cake snack. Located at DeAnna's Steak Sundaes.
  4. A Plant City man was struck and killed Monday while walking across State Road 60 at Turkey Creek Road.
  5. The cruise liner Crystal Symphony leaves the harbor in Charleston, S.C. on May, 21, 2013. Scheduled to arrive in Miami on Saturday, Jan. 22, 2022, the ship, with hundreds of passengers aboard, was diverted to the Bahamas after a U.S. judge granted an order to seize the vessel as part of a lawsuit over unpaid fuel.
  6. A currency trader watches monitors at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2022. Asian shares skidded Tuesday following a volatile day on Wall Street. Inflation-fighting measures from the Federal Reserve and the possibility of conflict between Russia and Ukraine are overhanging markets.
  7. Tampa, and the Tampa Bay region as a whole, scored in the middle to back of the pack among 20 similar markets in the Tampa Bay Partnership's 2022 Regional Competitiveness Report.
  8. President Joe Biden responds to reporter's questions during a meeting on efforts to lower prices for working families, in the East Room of the White House in Washington on Monday.
  9. Florida Sen. Lauren Book, standing here for the Pledge of Allegiance on Jan. 11, said she was extorted by someone threatening to reveal nude photos that were stolen from her. She’s sponsoring a bill making it a felony to steal sexually explicit images from digital devices.
  10. The James Webb Space Telescope, shown here in a 2015 artist's rendering, reached its final destination Monday, one month after launching on a quest to behold the dawn of the universe.
  11. An algebra class at Somerset Academy Jefferson County's middle/high school building in January 2018. [JESSICA BAKEMAN | WLRN]
  12. Scott "Howlin Buzz" Place, left, and Al Brown are pictured in 2015 outside the Cow Palace in Dade City.
  13. What's next for the Tampa Bay Rays? We've developed an unscientific survey to try to find out what Rays fans think the next moves should be for the team after Major League Baseball nixed the split-season concept.
  14. A coloring book featuring many of Florida’s roadside attractions has been created by artist Summer Kluytman, who holds it in front of Sunken Gardens’ famous sign in St. Petersburg.
  15. Pinellas County Schools superintendent Michael Grego is retiring on July 1. The School Board expects to spend three or four months seeking his replacement.
  16. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis fields a question while attending a news conference at Pasco County’s Mike Fasano Regional Hurricane Shelter in Hudson on Thursday, Aug. 19, 2021, where he announced that monoclonal antibody treatments would begin for patients as an early treatment to prevent hospitalizations and to save lives.
  17. Two suspects fired shots at undercover operatives from the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office after fleeing on foot in the Westfield Brandon mall parking lot.
  18. Migrants from Central America and Mexico await the outcome of their U.S. immigration court cases in a tent encampment near the Gateway International Bridge at the U.S.- Mexico border in Matamoros, Tamaulipas, on Oct. 1, 2019.
  19. In this AP file photo, a great white shark is seen. Researchers with the International Shark Attack File recorded 73 unprovoked incidents last year, compared to 52 bites in 2020, according to a new report. The research is administered by the Florida Museum of Natural History and the American Elasmobranch Society.
  20. Melinda Miguel, Florida's chief inspector general, will review the handling of a bid-rigging probe at the Florida Department of Education.
  21. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks to supporters and members of the media after a bill signing on Nov. 18, 2021, in Brandon.  School administrators in a central Florida county canceled a seminar for history teachers on the U.S. civil rights movement, in part, because it had not been screened to make sure it was free of critical race theory, which the college professor planning the presentation says it didn't have. A bill being pushed by DeSantis would prohibit public schools and private businesses from making people feel “discomfort” when they teach students or train employees about discrimination in the nation’s past.
  22. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, center, participates in a media conference with Finland's Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto, left, and Sweden's Foreign Minister Ann Linde, right, at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Monday.
  23. In this photo provided by the New York Stock Exchange, specialist Michael Pistillo, left works with colleagues at his post on the floor, Friday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped more than 1,000 points Monday as financial markets buckled in anticipation of inflation-fighting measures from the Federal Reserve and fretted over the possibility of conflict between Russia and Ukraine.
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