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Daystarter: A loss Tuesday night ended the Lightning's season; jury imposes maximum penalty on John Johnchuck; what's different with Pinellas' flood maps?

Catching you up on overnight happenings, and what to know today.

• It'll be sunny, in the mid 60s in the morning, then warm up into the high 80s with a light breeze, according to the National Weather Service. Tonight it'll cool back down into the upper 60s. But rain is forecast to return as soon as Thursday night and definitely on Friday, heralding the arrival of a cool weekend. But if you're a Lightning fan, does it even matter?

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• Here are the top things to do today in Tampa Bay to get your mind off what happened in Columbus, including the orchestra's Chamber Players at the Palladium, Brew Bus Brewing pairing beer with Easter candy and a Cabaret Comedy Night at the Lion's Den.

• BLACK TUESDAY: The Tampa Bay Times sports staff breaks down the Lightning's historic, improbable collapse.

• Remember when the Lightning seemed unbeatable during the NHL regular season? That team completed an unfathomable collapse, dropping its fourth-straight first-round playoff game to the Columbus (who?) Bluejackets (what?) in Tuesday night's 7-3 defeat. Diana C. Nearhos writes about the disappointment and embarrassment as Tampa Bay makes a historic exit from the postseason.

• Seven sad seasons: Most disappointing moments in Tampa Bay sports history. It's not just that theses teams lost, it's the excruciating way they lent hope and snatched it away.

• JOHN ROMANO: • Are you looking for reassurance after the Lightning's historic collapse? Do you need hope for the future? Are you desperate for something positive to cling to? Well there is absolutely none of that in this column by Romano.

• MARTIN FENNELLY: The best team in the NHL during the regular season was the worst team when it mattered most. It was out-hustled and out-hit and out-coached, by Johnny Torts no less. Ouch. Read the report card that no kid wants to show their parents.

• Where does Tampa Bay go from here? Find out how the team will pick up the pieces and follow beat writers Diana C. Nearhos at @dianacnearhos and Mari Faiello at @faiello_mari.

• Sports Day Tampa Bay podcast: Lightning's historic season ends without a playoff victory.

• One of the most infamous cases of filicide in Tampa Bay history has been decided by a jury: John Jonchuck was found guilty of first-degree murder on Tuesday. After hearing four weeks of testimony and argument, a jury ruled that the 29-year-old Jonchuck should spend the rest of his life in prison for dropping his daughter, Phoebe, off a bridge into the chilly, dark waters of Tampa Bay in 2015. Tampa Bay Times reporters Lane DeGregory, Josh Solomon and Zachary T. Sampson have covered this tragedy since day one, covered the trial and have complete coverage of the verdict.

• Lane DeGregory podcast: Episode 70 - Insane or evil?

LIVE BLOG: The Trial of John Jonchuck, Day 21: Guilty

THE DEFENDANT'S MOTHER: If he wasn't insane, John Jonchuck's mother says 'he deserves to rot in f------ hell'

COMPLETE GUIDE: Everything you need to know about the Jonchuck trial.

THE QUESTION: The trial of John Jonchuck comes down to one question: Evil or insane?

READ: The Long Fall of Phoebe Jonchuck by Pulitzer-prize winner Lane DeGregory

• A Tampa teenager shot by a Hillsborough sheriff's deputy remains in the hospital paralyzed from the chest down, his family's attorneys said Tuesday. Tony Marrero reports on the family's first public statement since a deputy shot the 17-year-old on March 26. Meanwhile, the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office continues to investigate the incident.

• The Federal Emergency Management Agency is getting closer to finalizing a new coastal flood map for Pinellas County, the first update since 2003. Introduced to residents late last year, the new map is meant to better reflect the risk that some areas of the county face from flooding during storms.

• Do you need to block the pain of the Lightning loss? Try thinking about the 2020 presidential election. U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar talked climate change, hurricanes and what it will take to win Florida with Democratic lawmakers in Tallahassee on Tuesday in her first visit to gather support in the sunshine state for her 2020 presidential campaign, reports Samantha J. Gross.

• The Florida House will reverse course and now hear a bill that would give firefighters cancer coverage, its leader said Tuesday. Emily Maloney and David Smiley report on House Speaker José Oliva's decision after days of public pressure and recent allegations that the bill had been deliberately held as payback after an ally's contentious midterm election last year.

• The Florida Legislature is in session. The Times/Herald Tallahassee Bureau has the latest coverage from the state capital at the The Buzz.

• Two public polls released a week before Election Day show former police chief Jane Castor firmly in control of the Tampa mayor's race. But Charlie Frago reports that one poll shows glimmers of hope for David Straz, the retired banker who has relentlessly attacked Castor's three-decade career with the Tampa Police Department and spent a lot of money in doing so.

• The Tampa mayor's race is headed down the stretch. Click here for full coverage of the race and follow Tampa city hall reporter Charlie Frago on Twitter for the latest developments.

• A new vision presented Tuesday for the Cross-Bay Ferry is bold, linking the downtowns of Tampa and St. Petersburg year-round and providing commuter service every 15-minutes to MacDill Air Force Base. But as Catilin Johnston reports, the ferry plan comes with some big astericks: It won't start until 2022 at the earliest, and the Hillsborough County Commission has to agree to pay $36.5 million for ferry docks at Williams Park in Gibsonton, plus four vessels and a lot of other needs.

• Before his show Thursday in Clearwater Grammy-nominated singer Leon Bridges talked to us about shedding his vintage image and his love of Post Malone.

• Busch Gardens quietly opened its new coaster Tigris before Florida's tallest launch coaster officially opens to the public on Friday. The caveat is there's no guarantees it will be available during a "soft opening" but chances are good and lines are short.

• Pinellas Sheriff Bob Gualtieri has been named sheriff of the year by the National Sheriffs' Association. Kathryn Varn writes about why he won the Ferris E. Lucas Sheriff of the Year award and all the national headlines he made over the pat year.

• Ridge Manor residents say a proposed machine shop and truck repair business on Treiman Boulevard would hurt their neighborhood, but they were unsuccessful in getting the Hernando County Planning and Zoning Commission on their side earlier this month.

• The Southwest Florida Water Management district is crying foul. A high-profile piece of property at the heart of a hotly-contested rezoning case five years ago was listed for sale this month and has run afoul of state environmental rules -- again. Owner dumped unpermitted fill on the site in 2015 and is marketing it as a place to make money storing boats.

• Hudson Regional has been increasingly involved in the local music scene, said Rash. That's why the library decided to pursue the project. The studio space is small, split between a narrow control room and a recording cove lined with sound-absorbing carpets and drapes. But officials at Hudson Regional Library hope it can mean something much larger.

• Lawmakers are looking to require nearly all online retailers collect sales tax. But much of the gain would go to other tax breaks. The retail giant Amazon was one of the first online companies to start collecting sales tax in Florida five years ago. Now, Florida lawmakers want Amazon's competitors to catch up.

The nonprofit Foundation for Sustainable Families uses the scraps for compost, and in return gives fresh produce to the St. Petersburg Free Clinic's food pantry. Robin Wiltshire was used to driving around the county, picking up hundreds of pounds of food waste each week from local restaurants and businesses to turn into compost that would fertilize the urban farm tucked away in a residential area of Pinellas Park.

• Florida woman 'infatuated' with Columbine sought by FBI as threats prompt Denver-area lockdowns. Denver-area public schools will be closed Wednesday as authorities search for a young Florida woman who flew to the city and bought a gun after becoming "infatuated" with the mass shooting at Columbine High School.

• For the latest education coverage, make sure to read The Gradebook. And check out the Gradebook podcast as education reporter Jeffrey Solochek leads a weekly discussion about Florida education.

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• Reigning Cy Young Award winner Blake Snell is a far better pitcher than impromptu home decorator, and his regrettable move to re-arrange furniture in his bathroom has landed him on the injured list. But as Eduardo A. Encina reports, Snell will miss a start or two after being injured in a truly strange way: the granite base for a decorative stand near his shower fell on his right foot. He broke his fourth toe.

• The Bucs have a new head coach and the NFL draft is almost here. Keep up with the latest offseason changes by following the Times' Bucs page which is just a click away at For the latest team news on @Twitter, follow Rick Stroud at @NFLSTROUD and fellow beat writer Eduardo A. Encina at @EddieInTheYard.

• The quarterback draft class of 2019 will go a long way in determining the type of player the Bucs may be able to select at No. 5. They need several snap-takers to be snapped up quickly. Rick Stroud explains how Oklahoma's Kyler Murray and the other top quarterback prospects will affect who the Bucs will draft.