1. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks at an annual leadership meeting of the Republican Jewish Coalition on Nov. 19, 2022, in Las Vegas. DeSantis is scheduled to publish an autobiography in February 2023.
  2. Emboldened House Democrats ushered in a new generation of leaders on Wednesday with Rep. Hakeem Jeffries elected to be the first Black American to head a major political party in Congress as long-serving Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her team step aside next year.
  3. Hales Blackbrick, a new modern Chinese restaurant from chef Richard Hales, is now open in Tampa.
  4. Suspended Hillsborough County State Attorney Andrew Warren, left, looks on as attorney Jean-Jacques Cabou, center, and attorney David Singer are seen during an August news conference in Tampa. Warren has filed a federal suit against Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis who suspended him.
  5. Students from the Patricia J. Sullivan Partnership School with ballet teacher Hannah Box, center left, and Alice Santana, vice president of education at The Straz Center pictured on Nov. 4. Thanks to a program from the Patel Conservatory, the children receive free ballet classes every week.
  6. A 51-year-old Hudson man was killed early Wednesday when a van struck him on Bolton Avenue in Hudson, troopers said.
  7. Santa Claus leaves behind his reindeer and sleigh to board a boat for numerous lighted boat parades around the Tampa Bay area.
  8. Newly elected school board members across Florida are taking actions that demonstrate elections have consequences.
  9. Congregation Rodeph Sholom’s property located along Bayshore Boulevard in Tampa.
  10. Nick George, 25, left, films Muchachas Owner Stephanie Swanz, center, and Mikel Arrieta, right, as they create content for the business’ TikTok account at Muchachas inside Armature Works in Tampa on Thursday, November 17, 2022.
  11. This is an aerial drone photo of erosion and damage in Daytona Beach taken 48 hours after Hurricane Nicole made landfall near Vero Beach as a Category 1 storm.
  12. The Florida Attorney General’s Office is suing a Delray Beach-based real estate brokerage for allegedly using deceptive business practices to prey on vulnerable homeowners.
  13. Wrapping paper from local maker Fox and Crow is $6 per roll at the new Daydream Shop and Makerspace in St. Petersburg.
  14. Ron DeSantis, who shares a name with the governor, poses for a portrait at his home on Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2022, in Dunedin.
  15. This artist sketch depicts the trial of Oath Keepers leader Stewart Rhodes, left, as he testifies before U.S. District Judge Amit Mehta on charges of seditious conspiracy in the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol, in Washington.
  16. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., joined from left by Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., and Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., speaks to reporters before a vote on legislation to protect same-sex and interracial marriages, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday.
  17. Emergency crews work the scene of a fatal crash on southbound Interstate 275 near Ulmerton Road in Pinellas County. The right lane is blocked, according to the Florida Department of Transportation's FL511.
  18. Foxy and Randy are two of many animals hoping to find "fur"ever homes.
  19. Clarence Gilyard, Jr, a popular supporting actor whose credits include the blockbuster films “Die Hard" and “Top Gun” and the hit television series “Matlock” and “Walker, Texas Ranger,” has died at age 66.
  20. Suspended Hillsborough State Attorney Andrew Warren speaks to reporters before a federal court hearing on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022, in Tallahassee.
  21. A Venezuelan migrant waves to a crowd before leaving St. Andrews Episcopal Church on Friday, Sept. 16, 2022, in Edgartown, Mass on the island of Marthas Vineyard. A group of 48 migrants was flown to the island from Texas earlier this week, leaving them stranded.
  22. A former sergeant for the Florida Department of Corrections is going to an appeals court to overturn his firing for medical marijuana use.
  23. Barbie Beltran, left, of Spring Hill, Anna Sayers of Jackson, Michigan, Drew Berry of Jackson, Michigan, Michael Santos of Spring Hill, John Roger of Tampa, Manuel Santos of Spring Hill and Johnny DeMico of Tampa park on a sandbank on the Weeki Wachee River in May. Canoes, kayaks and boats stopped on the river are damaging the water bottoms and destroying the important vegetation that grows there.
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