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  1. A rendering of COhatch's restoration of 2132 W Main St. in West Tampa and expanded seating at Bar-B-Que King.
  2. Captain Tiger Lee, 59, the owner of Pirate Fashions in Tampa, helps 9-year-old Evan Hughes as he tries on a pirate costume while his family watches at the specialty store at 4006 W Cayuga St. In the background, from left, are Evan’s grandmother, Gloria Hughes, 57; his grandfather, Joe Hughes, 65; and his sister, Elaina, 11, from Riverview.
  3. Young revelers yell for beads at the 2020 Children's Gasparilla parade in Tampa. The parade was canceled in 2021 because of COVID-19.
  4. Ava Hardy, 9, wears a crown from the kids corner at the second annual "We are the Dream:" MLK Expo 2022 at Gibbs High on Saturday. The event highlighted local businesses, food, live entertainment, a kids corner, inspirational speakers and raffles. "I think of Martin Luther King when I go to protests," Ava said. "Sometimes I think about if it is ever going to end, if everybody in the world is going to get along before the world ends. I'm not sure. But I hope so."
  5. Exhibit designer Joseph Wetzel, left, Florida Aquarium president Bill Crown and Tampa Mayor Sandy Freedman look over a model of the planned aquarium in 1989. Crown, a driving force behind the aquarium, died Jan. 12 at age 80.
  6. Former Turing Pharmaceuticals CEO Martin Shkreli, shown in this 2016 photo, has been barred him from participating in the pharmaceutical industry for the rest of his life.
  7. In November, Gov. Ron DeSantis signed bills that limit COVID-19 vaccine mandates on state government and private employees as well as school districts.
  8. Sixteen years after their legal battle began, around 18,000 homeowners in central Florida area will be paid over $42 million collectively by Florida’s agriculture agency for destroying their citrus trees during a state effort to eradicate a harmful citrus disease.
  9. Florida will receive $49 million in federal aid to replace and preserve bridges during the 2022 federal fiscal year, which lasts through September.
  10. Grilled bone marrow with balsamic onions and citrus gremolata is on the opening menu at Taverna Costale, chef Fabio Viviani's new Italian restaurant opening in downtown St. Petersburg.
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  12. Lakshmi Shenoy is the CEO of Embarc Collective, a Tampa entrepreneurship and startup acceleration hub.
  13. The headquarters of student loan debt collector Navient Corporation in Wilmington, Del.
  14. Aerial photo of site on Hanna Ave. where construction has started for a new City Center on Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022 in Tampa.
  15. Cigar City Brewing's parent company, CANarchy Craft Brewery Collective, is selling to Monster Beverage for $330 million in cash.
  16. This artist sketch depicts lawyer Scott Keller standing to argue on behalf of more than two dozen business groups seeking an immediate order from the Supreme Court to halt a Biden administration order to impose a vaccine-or-testing requirement on the nation's large employers during the COVID-19 pandemic, at the Supreme Court in Washington, Jan. 7.  The Supreme Court has stopped the Biden administration from enforcing a requirement that employees at large businesses be vaccinated against COVID-19 or undergo weekly testing and wear a mask on the job. The court's order Thursday during a spike in coronavirus cases deals a blow to the administration's efforts to boost the vaccination rate among Americans.
  17. Sen. Danny Burgess, R-Zephyrhills, sponsored a bill that would extend COVID-19 legal protections for hospitals, nursing homes and other health care providers. Times file photo.
  18. PGA Tour Superstore will open on Dale Mabry Highway in Tampa in February, according to a statement.
  19. Hillsborough commissioners agreed Thursday that the man-made lagoon within Metro Development Group's  Southshore Bay development in Wimauma can be open to general public beyond neighborhood residents. The lagoon is shown here in an image shared with commissioners on HGTV.
  20. Paul Tash, chairman and CEO of the Tampa Bay Times, celebrates two of the newspaper's Pulitzer Prize wins, for feature reporting and national reporting, in 2009. It marked the first time the Times had won two Pulitzers in one year. Tash retired as CEO of the company on Thursday and will step down as chairman in July.
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  22. Hillsborough County has received a new area code to be used in the same communities as 813, which is running out of numbers. The new area code is 656.
  23. Hamlin orange buds growing in a citrus grove at the corner of FL-62 & Duette Road, on Tuesday, April 13, 2021, in Duette.
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