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  1. Ma'at Lee, 20, is accused of firing eight shots at a deputy during a traffic stop on Oct. 31.
  2. A shopper emerges from a Kohl's store on Black Friday, on Nov. 26, 2021, in Everett, Mass. U.S. consumer confidence fell to a nine-month low in November, clipped by rising prices and lingering concerns about the coronavirus. The Conference Board reported Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021 that its consumer confidence index dropped to a reading of 109.5, down from 111.6 in October.
  3. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell speaks during a Senate Banking Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021.
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  5. In this March 23, 2021 file photo, pedestrians walk past the New York Stock Exchange in New York's Financial District. The parent company of St. Petersburg-based First Home Bank began common stock trading on the Nasdaq Capital Market under the symbol “BAFN” Tuesday.
  6. Joseph Brown of St. Petersburg weighs himself on the scale at a Publix in St. Petersburg.
  7. Sheriff Bob Gualtieri discusses the arrest of a former Pinellas County corrections sergeant during a news conference in Largo on Monday. Patrick Knight, shown on the board on the left, is accused of punching and slapping Pinellas County jail inmate Terrell Johnson, shown on the right, and pulling out a clump of his hair.
  8. Robert Kessler, 69, left, is accused of killing Stephanie Crone-Overholts, right, and dumping her body parts into Tampa Bay.
  9. The man was not in a designated crosswalk when the deputy struck him with the front passenger side of the Tahoe, the Sheriff’s Office said.
  10. A Black Friday shopper wearing a face mask leaves a Walmart store with a TV in Pic Rivera Calif., Friday, Nov. 26, 2021. Retailers are expected to usher in the unofficial start to the holiday shopping season today with bigger crowds than last year in a closer step toward normalcy. But the fallout from the pandemic continues to weigh on businesses and shoppers’ minds.
  11. Clearwater Police have arrested, Amani Jackson, 20, on a first-degree murder charge.
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  14. Clearwater Police are investigating a shooting that occurred Saturday at Palmetto Street and Vine Avenue in Clearwater.
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  16. Composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim poses after being awarded the Freedom of the City of London at a ceremony at the Guildhall in London, on Sept. 27, 2018. Sondheim, the songwriter who reshaped the American musical theater in the second half of the 20th century, has died at age 91. Sondheim's death was announced by his Texas-based attorney, Rick Pappas, who told The New York Times the composer died Friday at his home in Roxbury, Conn.
  17. Darryl Lowery, a 61-year-old man incarcerated in a Hillsborough County jail, died weeks after experiencing an undisclosed medical condition, the Sheriff’s Office said Friday in a news release.
  18. A Tampa man died at a hospital Thursday from injuries he received earlier in the day during a one-vehicle crash, troopers said.
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  20. Cieha Taylor disappeared from Plant City on Feb. 6, 2020. Her car was found, still running, near railroad tracks. Nov. 16 was her 30th birthday.
  21. Robert Kessler, 69, left, is accused of killing Stephanie Crone-Overholts, right, and dumping her body parts into Tampa Bay.
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  23. The Florida Department of Children and Families appointed Family Support Services of Northeast Florida as the agency to run child welfare in Pinellas and Pasco counties. Some child welfare experts fear it is rushing the decision.
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