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Tampa International Airport CEO Joe Lopano speaks during a groundbreaking ceremony for a 110,000-square-foot hangar and office space at the Sheltair Aviation campus in Tampa on Thursday.
Sheltair Aviation’s expansion will target the booming private jet industry.
The cybersecurity training firms are expected to merge by the end of the year.
A conversation with Cory Person, president of the Hillsborough County Bar Association, about lawyering and the turns a life can take.

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  1. Smoke and steam rise out of the stacks at Tampa Electric Co.'s Big Bend Station. The utility won approval Thursday to increase its base rates to pay for its continued transition to cleaner energy.
  2. Vehicle tracks leading into vacant Tarpon Springs land consisting of 74 acres butting up to the Anclote River where Morgan Group wants to build 404 apartments.
  3. A hiring sign is displayed at a furniture store window on Sept. 17 in Downers Grove, Ill. Unemployment claims dropped 6,000 to 290,000 last week, the third straight drop, the Labor Department said Thursday,. That’s the fewest people to apply for benefits since March 14, 2020, when the pandemic intensified. [Nam Y. Huh | Associated Press]
  4. Tampa International Airport CEO Joe Lopano speaks during a groundbreaking ceremony for a 110,000-square-foot hangar and office space at the Sheltair Aviation campus in Tampa on Thursday.
  5. John Morgan, head of Morgan & Morgan, shown in his offices in downtown Orlando. His career started with the Yellow Pages and billboards in the early ‘80s. Now his firm is offering $100,000 to the winner of an advertising jingle contest.
  6. KnowBe4, headquartered in Clearwater, has announced plans to purchase SecurityAdvisor for $80 million.
  7. Gov. Ron DeSantis says he will call a November special session to pass several measures related to vaccine mandates.
  8. Former President Donald Trump on Wednesday announced a deal that would enable him to regain a social media presence after he was kicked off Twitter Inc. and Facebook Inc. platforms.
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  10. This rendering shows the interior of Tampa International Airport's Blue Express Curbside check-in area, which will be open to travelers without checked bags on Nov. 16.
  11. Attorney Cory Person outside the the George E. Edgecomb Courthouse in Tampa.
  12. St. Petersburg's Raymond James Financial has announced plans to acquire Pennsylvania's TriState Capital Holdings in a deal worth $1.1 billion.
  13. Rescue workers work in the rubble at the Champlain Towers South Condo in Surfside in this June 25, file photo. A Hillsborough County commissioner asked for a local building recertification program in the aftermath of the collapse.
  14. The proposed development of SunWest Harbourtowne resort in northwest Pasco County, on what has been a working lime rock mine, could be advancing after owners reached a settlement agreement of their court fight over control of company that owns the land.  TIMES [2005]
  15. This May 12, 2021, file photo shows an advertisement for the cryptocurrency Bitcoin displayed on a tram in Hong Kong. Cryptocurrencies have surged to nearly $2.5 trillion in total value, rivaling the size of G7 economies like Canada’s and Italy’s, with more than 200 million users. At that size, it’s simply too large for the financial establishment to ignore. Firms that cater to the world’s wealthiest families are increasingly putting some of their fortunes into crypto. Hedge funds are trading Bitcoin, which has big-name banks starting to offer them services around it. And in the latest milestone for the industry, an easy-to-trade fund tied to Bitcoin began trading on Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021.
  16. Coins in a change machine at Oasis Laundromat in Plant City. Some retailers say they're seeing a shortage.
  17. Workplace posters like this one from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration are free to businesses.
  18. In this Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021, file photo, a GameStop sign is seen above a store, in Urbandale, Iowa. The U.S. stock market certainly shook when hundreds of thousands of regular people suddenly piled into GameStop earlier in 2021, driving its price to heights that shocked professional investors, but it didn't break.
  19. In recent years, Port Tampa Bay has expanded its cranes and other container services in attempts to boost its container business. With container ships backing up off major ports on both coasts, leading to a supply chain logjam, Port Tampa Bay and other Florida ports are making a pitch for companies to start sending more of their cargo business to Florida.
  20. Best Buy announced this week that its first holiday promotions will begin next week. The electronics retailer also said the traditional larger Black Friday sale will begin Nov. 19 instead of the day after Thanksgiving.
  21. Crews work around the clock at the new Amazon robotic fulfillment center currently under construction on Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021 in Temple Terrace.
  22. In this June 10, 2020 file photo, cattle occupy a feedlot in Columbus, Neb. Frustrated with persistently low prices, ranchers and others in the beef industry are moving to reverse decades of consolidation and planning to open new slaughterhouses. The plants will be smaller than those owned by the four beef company giants that now slaughter over 80 percent of the nation's cattle. That has led to some skepticism about whether the new plants will succeed.
  23. The partially collapsed Champlain Towers South condo in Surfside on June 24. Champlain Towers was 40 years old and in need of major repairs when it collapsed. It’s led to officials looking at the need to ensure other aging structures are safe.
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