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The city of St. Petersburg received four proposals by the Friday deadline to redevelop the area around Tropicana Field.
The city only released the names of developers. It says full proposals will be available next week.
Lost and Found is expected to open by mid-December in St. Petersburg’s Grand Central District.
With not enough people available to fill jobs, businesses are having to offer higher pay to attract and keep workers.
A September report by the Urban Institute estimated that about 1 in 5 adults experienced household food insecurity last summer

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  1. Guests crowd Main Street USA in the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World, Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022.
  2. The Hunger Thirst Group also owns Dirty Laundry, where to enter the hidden bar, guests get a password from the pay phone in the cafe.
  3. Maria Correa, of Washington, center, who says she is sick with cancer, cannot work, and that things are especially difficult because of the pandemic, accepts a turkey and Thanksgiving trimmings during an annual Thanksgiving food giveaway at The Redeemed Christian Church of God New Wine Assembly, Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022, in Washington.
  4. The economy added 263,000 jobs, while the unemployment rate stayed 3.7%, still near a 53-year low, the Labor Department said Friday. November’s job growth dipped only slightly from October’s 284,000 gain.
  5. There are several legitimate ways to lower your capital gains tax liability, including investing in a retirement account.
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  7. To ensure you don’t start 2023 under a new pile of debt, we have tips to help you avoid overspending this holiday season.
  8. Freight train cars sit in a Norfolk Southern rail yard on Sept. 14 in Atlanta.  Legislation to avert a freight rail strike in the United States  won final approval Thursday, clearing the Senate in a bipartisan vote. The legislation is headed to President Joe Biden's desk.
  9. Jimmy Patronis, chief financial officer of the state of Florida, announced Thursday that the state will immediately freeze about $1.43 billion in long-term securities and about $600 million in short-term overnight investments managed by BlackRock.
  10. To help you plan ahead, we’ve rounded up standard shipping deadlines for the major postal services.
  11. In this Nov. 15 photo, former President Donald Trump announces a third run for president as he speaks at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach. The Treasury Department says it has complied with a court order to make available Trump's tax returns to a congressional committee.
  12. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer of N.Y., right, listens as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., left, speaks to reporters at the White House in Washington Tuesday about their meeting with President Joe Biden. Congress is moving swiftly to prevent a looming U.S. rail workers' strike. Lawmakers are reluctantly intervening in a labor dispute to stop what would surely be a devastating blow to the nation’s economy if the transportation of fuel, food and other critical goods was disrupted.
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  14. Hales Blackbrick, a new modern Chinese restaurant from chef Richard Hales, is now open in Tampa.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. Wrapping paper from local maker Fox and Crow is $6 per roll at the new Daydream Shop and Makerspace in St. Petersburg.
  18. "Home," by artist Matthew Mazzotta, a 21-foot floor-to-ceiling sculpture of a flamingo, has been a popular stop at Tampa International Airport. Mazzotta and the airport agreed that the character itself could use a nickname.
  19. Many Americans who are enrolling in Medicare or retiring, whether healthy or with a serious health situation, struggle with what to do when losing employment benefits.
  20. This year's incoming Tampa Bay Chamber chairperson Brian Butler, president and CEO of Vistra Communications, left, stands next to outgoing chairperson Andy Mayts, partner at Shumaker, Loop and Kendrick, outside One Tampa City Center on Nov. 17 in downtown Tampa.
  21. Jerry Mills, 50, left, and Charity Barr, 42, right, share a kiss while waiting for a bus at the HART Transit Center in downtown Tampa on Tuesday, July 26, 2022. The union representing hundreds of Hillsborough County’s transportation agency employees is demanding the resignation of the CEO as allegations of mismanagement and a poor workplace environment boil.
  22. In this Dec. 12, 2016, photo, a person searches the internet for sales, in Miami. Days after flocking to stores on Black Friday, consumers are turning online for Cyber Monday to score more discounts on gifts and other items that have ballooned in price because of high inflation. Adobe Analytics, which tracks transactions for top online retailers, forecasts Cyber Monday will remain the year’s biggest online shopping day and rake in up to $11.6 billion in sales.
  23. Business groups are increasing the pressure on lawmakers to intervene and block a railroad strike before next month's deadline in the stalled contract talks.
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