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  1. Mosquito Joe lead technician Damien Ysasi sprays a mixture of essential oil insecticides in a yard in Cascade Township near Grand Rapids, Mich., on July 20.  As climate change widens the insect's range and lengthens its prime season, more Americans are resorting to the booming industry of professional extermination. But the chemical bombardment worries scientists who fear over-use of pesticides is harming pollinators and worsening a growing threat to birds that eat insects.
  2. Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Nikki Fried
  3. In this April 9, 2019, photo, then-Attorney General William Barr appears before a House Appropriations subcommittee on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Justice Department under Attorney General William Barr improperly withheld portions of an internal memorandum Barr cited in publicly announcing that then-President Donald Trump had not committed obstruction of justice in the Russia investigation, a federal appeals court ruled Friday.
  4. Jerry Torres
  5. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's community chart on Friday shows many Florida counties are at "high" risk of COVID-19. Those are the ones colored orange. The "medium" risk counties are colored yellow and "low" risk counties are green.
  6. Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks during a news conference Thursday at the Broward County Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale.
  7. The line-up of the Apple iPhone 13 is displayed on their first day of sale, in New York, Friday, Sept. 24, 2021, iPhone 13 mini, foregroud, iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Pro, and iPhone 13 ProMax, left to right, background. Apple's latest security update was easy to miss. But security experts are warning that everyone should update any Apple device they have immediately. Apple said Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2022, that there are serious security vulnerabilities for iPhones, iPads and Macs that could potentially allow attackers to take complete control of these devices, and that the issue may already have been "actively exploited."
  8. Tampa Electric’s Big Bend Power Station is seen in Apollo Beach.
  9. Kristen Woodruff, with Woodruff Law, is pictured standing in center and on the tv screens as she addresses the commissioners during the public comment section of a meeting of the Environmental Protection Commission Thursday on a proposed yard waste incinerator in Lutz. Friday, Louis Geraci LLLP withdrew its application for the incinerator.
  10. Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd, shown in this 2016 photo, announced the arrests of 85 people on Friday as a drug ring was busted up.
  11. Republican Sen. Marco Rubio, left, and Democratic U.S. Rep. Val Demings, right.
  12. Pedestrians walk past a Footlocker store, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in New York.  Foot Locker has named former Ulta Beauty CEO Mary Dillon as its chief executive, replacing Richard Johnson, who will retire next month after leading the mall-based athletic retailer since 2014. Dillon will take over the top position at Foot Locker effective Sept. 1, 2022.
  13. An email fundraising campaign by Tampa Republican state Senate hopeful Jay Collins came with a prechecked box that makes donations recurring.
  14. Thomas Coelho was sentenced to 10 years in prison after he admitted stealing close to $2 million in a ticket resale fraud scheme.
  15. Suspended Hillsborough County State Attorney Andrew Warren, left, and the lead lawyers on his legal team, Jean-Jacques Cabou, center, and David Singer, right, take questions from reporters after they filed suit against Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis.
  16. In footgolf, players kick soccer balls along a golf course and ultimately into holes big enough for soccer balls. In this photo from June 20, 2014 in Salem Township, Mich., Brian Eggenberger putts his ball during a round of FootGolf at Fox Hills Golf Course. The Florida Sports Foundation has announced that the game will premiere at the Florida Senior Games, an Olympic-style competition for people 50 and older that is coming to Pasco County for three years, starting with a tournament in December. [CARLOS OSORIO | Associated Press]
  17. The city of Clearwater's rates for water and sewer service will rise on Oct. 1, 2022, with subsequent increases over the next five years.
  18. Gary Bradford, incumbent Christina Fitzpatrick and Shannon Wittwer are competing in the Republican primary for District 4 on the Pasco County Commission.
  19. The candidates in the Aug. 23 Republican primary for the 13th District congressional seat are, from left, Amanda Makki, Anna Paulina Luna and Kevin Hayslett.
  20. A nurse administers the monkeypox vaccine at a walk-in clinic at the North Jersey Community Research Initiative in Newark, N.J., Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2022. Cases are rising in Tampa Bay. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
  21. The healthcare.gov website is seen in December in Fort Washington, Md. Millions of people in the United States will be spared from big increases in health care costs next year after President Joe Biden signed legislation extending generous subsidies for those who buy plans through federal and state marketplaces.
  22. Getty Images
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