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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.
The platform is becoming essential for some local businesses to market to new customers, both younger and older.
The 119-year-old congregation that has a synagogue with a giant menorah wants to fight antisemitism, promote culture.
MV Realty uses quick cash to entice homeowners into signing restrictive contracts.
The 298-room hotel located at the Tampa International Airport is celebrating its 50th anniversary next year.

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  1. 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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  3. Hales Blackbrick, a new modern Chinese restaurant from chef Richard Hales, is now open in Tampa.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. Wrapping paper from local maker Fox and Crow is $6 per roll at the new Daydream Shop and Makerspace in St. Petersburg.
  7. "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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. Patient financing is now a multibillion-dollar business, with private equity and big banks lined up to cash in when patients and their families can’t pay for care.
  14. A Netflix DVD envelope is shown on Nov. 17, 2022 in San Francisco.  Subscribers to Netflix’s DVD-by-mail service still look forward to opening up their mailbox and finding one of the discs delivered in the familiar red-and-white envelopes.
  15. Twitter headquarters stands on 10th Street on Nov. 4, 2022, in San Francisco.
  16. Shoppers braving the crowds to take advantage of Black Friday sales are seen at the Westfield  Brandon mall on Friday, Nov. 25, 2022 in Brandon.
  17. The FTX Arena name is still visible where the Miami Heat basketball team plays Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022, in Miami.  Lawyers for FTX disclosed Tuesday that a “substantial amount" of assets have been stolen from the accounts of the collapsed cryptocurrency exchange, diminishing the odds that its millions of investors will get their money back.
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  19. An aerial view looking south on Interstate 275 towards Interstate 4 and downtown Tampa from just south of the Hillsborough Avenue exit in Tampa on Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021 in Tampa.
  20. This rendering from St. Petersburg developers Eastman Equity Holdings shows a proposed 13-story, 114-room hotel at 1111 Central Ave.
  21. A home in Fort Myers is inundated with flood waters on Sept. 29, 2022, after Hurricane Ian. A report out on Wednesday predicted higher reinsurance rates as insured claims of up to $55 billion will make the storm "one of the costliest natural catastrophe events ever.”
  22. A hiring sign is displayed at a restaurant in Morton Grove, Ill., in April. The low levels of applications for jobless benefits show that American workers enjoy extraordinary job security.
  23. Before you hit that trade button, make sure you understand what happens when you sell a stock.
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