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Realtor Carol Hasbrouck poses for a photo at a home she recently sold in the Allendale neighborhood, Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021 in St. Petersburg. The house went under contract less than three days after she formally listed it, a quick turnaround that has become typical in today's market.
Economists and Realtors weigh in on how today’s real estate climate is different — and similar — to before the Great Recession.
Texas’ power and fossil fuel industry is under scrutiny from lawmakers who get millions in unlimited political contributions from that industry.
Floridian Chuck Fazio launched nonprofit Picture the Recovery to help destinations and hospitality workers bounce back from the pandemic.
The company’s parks, including Tampa’s Busch Gardens and Adventure Island, saw revenue drop 69 percent across the board.

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  1. In this September 2020 photo provided by Johnson & Johnson, a pharmacist preparing to inject an experimental COVID-19 vaccine. The nation is poised to get a third vaccine against COVID-19, but health officials are concerned that at first glance the Johnson & Johnson shot may not be seen as equal to other options from Pfizer and Moderna.
  2. FILE - This April 2017, file photo provided by NerdWallet shows Liz Weston, a columnist for personal finance website NerdWallet.com. (NerdWallet via AP, File)
  3. A shopper is seen leaving the Publix Super Markets store located along U.S. 19 in Tarpon Springs Wednesday, July 8, 2020. All 730 Publix in-store pharmacies will soon be offering the COVID-19 vaccine.
  4. Witness Kirk Morgan, at table left, testifies as the Committees on State Affairs and Energy Resources holds a joint public hearing Thursday in Austin, Texas, to consider the factors that led to statewide electrical blackouts. The hearings were the first in Texas since a blackout that was one of the worst in U.S. history, leaving more than 4 million customers without power and heat in subfreezing temperatures.
  5. Caribbean flamingos flock together in the Bird Gardens at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay on June 11, 2020, in Tampa.
  6. The Moderna COVID-19 vaccine is seen at the Winn Dixie pharmacy during the first day of vaccination rollout on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021 in Apollo Beach. Four new Hillsborough County stores will now offer vaccine appointments after the chain got a new allotment of Moderna vials.
  7. Chuck Fazio (center) debuted his new nonprofit, Picture the Recovery, from the St. Petersburg pier last month. Fazio and other photographers travel in an RV and donate their work to tourism-reliant destinations struggling because of the pandemic.
  8. A person passes the office of the California Employment Development Department in Sacramento, Calif. on Dec. 18, 2020.
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  10. Realtor Carol Hasbrouck poses for a photo at a home she recently sold in the Allendale neighborhood, Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021 in St. Petersburg. The house went under contract less than three days after she formally listed it, a quick turnaround that has become typical in today's market.
  11. Lynnette White uses her tablet while interviewed in San Francisco, Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021. The pandemic has sparked a surge of online shopping across all ages as people stay away from physical stores. But the biggest growth has come from consumers 65 and older.
  12. Andrew "Andy" Hines, who led Florida Power Co., died Sunday. Pictured is Hines. | [Courtesy of Brad Hines]
  13. Carnival Cruise Line announced Wednesday it is suspended cruises until June. Here's the Carnival Paradise, operated by Carnival Cruise Line, unloading passengers after docking in Port Tampa Bay. [JAMES BORCHUCK  |   Times (2019)]
  14. Officials say drivers should thoroughly check out offers that promise to pay you to put advertisements on the car you drive around. It could be a scam.
  15. Savannah, Ga.'s grand Forsyth Fountain was built in 1858 and thought to be patterned after the fountain in Paris's Place de la Concorde.
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  17. President Joe Biden signs an executive order Feb. 2 in the Oval Office.  Biden is signing an executive order Wednesday to review the United States’ supply chains for large capacity batteries, pharmaceuticals, critical minerals and semiconductors.
  18. Pharmacist Aji Kannamal administers the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to a patient at the Winn-Dixie. Public annouced more COVID-19 vaccine appointments will open at its stores this week.
  19. Divers and swimmers enjoy Ginnie Springs in High Springs in August 2016.
  20. Facebook announced Tuesday that it would lift a ban on Australians viewing and sharing news on its platform after it struck a deal with the government on proposed legislation that would make digital giants pay for journalism.
  21. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is opening up an investigation into a contractor death at Big Bend Power Station. Pictured is the power plant in 2017. | [Luis Santana | Times (2017)]
  22. A rendering of what the new Sephora will look like in Hyde Park Village.
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