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  1. If you’re worried about a recession, there are steps you can take to safeguard your money
  2. Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., speaks Tuesday at an Election Day gathering in Jackson, Wyo. Challenger Harriet Hageman defeated Cheney in the primary.
  3. Tampa health tech company BeniComp will move into a new 3,000-square-foot space in downtown's Tampa City Center and add 100 jobs to its local workforce by 2025.
  4. The Florida's governor's mansion.
  5. New Hillsborough County State Attorney Susan Lopez, right, told staff last week that she was reversing a presumption of non-prosecution policy established by her ousted predecessor, Andrew Warren. Some experts and local leaders worry the change, which regards nonviolent misdemeanors, will disproportionately affect poor people and people of color.
  6. On Thursdays, the Dali Museum in St. Petersburg has half-price admission of $12.50 after 5 p.m.
  7. The mansion on Geraci Road has a pool complete with a pirate ship and a captain.
  8. Campaign reports for Nikki Fried and Charlie Crist, who are seeking the Democratic nomination for Florida's governor, may not be as straightforward as they appear.
  9. Willie Frank Hunter, 43, is being sought in connection to a slaying in Tampa early Sunday, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office. He is facing charges of premeditated first-degree murder and being a felon in possession of a firearm.
  10. Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., arrives, with her father, former Vice President Dick Cheney, to vote at the Teton County Library during the Republican primary election on Tuesday in Jackson Hole, Wyo.
  11. President Joe Biden signs the Democrats' landmark climate change and health care bill in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, as from left, Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer of N.Y., House Majority Whip Rep. James Clyburn, D-S.C., Rep. Frank Pallone, D-N.J., and Rep. Kathy Castor, D-Fla., watch.
  12. An appellate court has upheld a lower court ruling that a parentless 16-year-old girl in the Florida Panhandle was not “sufficiently mature” to end her pregnancy while seeking a waiver from a state law that requires minors to get parental consent for an abortion.
  13. Sen. Rick Scott and other law enforcement leaders from in and around Tampa Bay spoke to media Tuesday about a bill aimed at curbing the opioid epidemic.
  14. Cameron Herrin reacts the moment he hears his sentence — 24 years in prison — at the conclusion of his sentencing hearing on April 8, 2021, at the Hillsborough County Edgecomb Courthouse before 13th Judicial Circuit Court judge Christopher Nash in downtown Tampa.
  15. St. Petersburg Mayor Ken Welch said in a memo to City Council that he welcomes any investigation deemed necessary regarding an ethics complaint filed this month against him for appointing a family member to a city position. Welch says James Corbett, the new City Development Administrator, was his first cousin’s stepson until 30 years ago when the marriage was dissolved.
  16. Last October, Pinellas County Commissioner Dave Eggers unsuccessfully pushed his colleagues to initiate a referendum limiting commissioners to three terms, or 12 years. Eggers’ effort failed again in December and February. The board is pictured at its Feb. 8 meeting.
  17. Tampa City Council member Orlando Gudes successfully pushed for Tampa to declare Juneteenth an official city holiday. Mayor Jane Castor announced the move at Tuesday's budget workshop.
  18. A male bicyclist was killed in a hit-and-run crash in the 3200 block of Sydney Dover Road in Dover on Saturday night, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office.
  19. Ron DeSantis on May 16, 2022.
  20. The aquarium's $40 million expansion will include new habitats for puffins, sea lions and African penguins. Guests can expect some closures during the build-out, including the outdoor splash pad as the sea lion and penguin exhibits come together. Construction is expected to begin next year.
  21. Ron DeSantis announces the removal of Hillsborough County State Attorney Andrew Warren during a news conference at the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office administration building in Tampa.
  22. Donyelle Johnson, Retha Hiers and Margaret Dash, pictured from left to right, all vanished from the Tampa Bay area after trying to end affairs with the same man. Their families have lived without answers for decades.
  23. Belleair Shore has had a ban on beach umbrellas and other "temporary shade structures" since June 2020, but Pinellas County sheriff's deputies have mostly been giving verbal warnings. Two citations have been given so far.
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