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  1. People gather at a Minneapolis police precinct during a protest for George Floyd on Tuesday. Four Minneapolis officers involved in the Monday arrest of the black man who died in police custody were fired Tuesday, hours after a bystander’s video showed an officer kneeling on the handcuffed man’s neck, even after he pleaded that he could not breathe and stopped moving. [RICHARD TSONG-TAATARII  |  AP]
  2. Tech Data reported $8.2 billion in global sales for the three months ending April 30. [DIRK SHADD  |  Tampa Bay Times]
  3. Corp. Jarred Stiff, left, and Lt. Nate Burnside, with the Clearwater Police Department, set up a "beach rules" sign on Clearwater Beach moments before Pinellas County beaches are opened to the public on Monday, May 4, 2020, after being closed since March 20. The Pinellas County Commission voted on Thursday to lift the local mandate for social distancing on beaches. Swimming pools and playgrounds can also reopen to full capacity. [DOUGLAS R. CLIFFORD  |  Times]
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  5. Karl Nurse, who spent 10 years on the St. Petersburg City Council, announced this week he is running for the Pinellas County School Board. [Times (2013)]
  6. Madison Hickey, along with 137 other seniors from Clearwater Central Catholic High, participated in a social distancing graduation on Sunday. [LUIS SANTANA  |  Times]
  7. The Gibbs High Class of 2018 celebrated after graduation ceremonies at Tropicana Field, where the Pinellas County school system typically holds most of its graduations. In this most atypical of school years, district officials say they are discussing the possibility of in-person ceremonies at the indoor stadium this summer, providing conditions with the coronavirus allow it. [MARTHA ASENCIO RHINE  |  Times (2018)]
  8. Clearwater police declined to comment after a Pinellas County woman sued the city, alleging that a car crash caused by an officer left her with lasting, expensive injuries. [Clearwater Police Department]
  9. Check tampabay.com for the latest breaking news and updates. [Tampa Bay Times]
  10. Clearwater beach nearly at capacity during Memorial Day weekend as law enforcement limits crowds to provide for proper social distancing Saturday. [LUIS SANTANA  |  Times]
  11. Golfers practice on The Landings Golf Club's driving range with planes parked at the Clearwater Airpark in the background Tuesday. The Clearwater City Council has voted to begin negotiations with a developer seeking to build an industrial park on the course. Voters will have the final say on the project in November. [DIRK SHADD  |  Times]
  12. Blackjack dealer Roland Miyares wears a face mask and gloves while dealing to a guest as the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa re-opens to the public for the first time since March 20 to a limited capacity on Thursday. The hotel and casino has implemented many safety and security measures to keep guests and staff safe during the COVID-19 pandemic including mandatory temperature checks with a thermal camera as well as requiring everyone to wear masks on property. [LUIS SANTANA  |  Times]
  13. Thomas Saxon poses with a Beechcraft Bonanza single-engine plane he co-owned. Saxon died when the plane crashed in a Wesley Chapel neighborhood May 12. [Courtesy of Robert Schupbach]
  14. From left, Laura Hine, Stephanie G. Meyer and Victor L. Connelly are vying for the Pinellas County School Board's District 1 seat. [Laura Hine, Stephanie G. Meyer, Victor L. Connelly]
  15. A sign marks the first tee at The Landings Golf Club in Clearwater, where a Tampa developer is proposing to build a $131 million industrial park that would cover most of the course. The City Council is expected to vote Thursday on whether to begin negotiations with the developer. City voters would have a say on the deal in November. [DIRK SHADD  |  Times]
  16. Jesse Ramon Conover, 32, of Clearwater, faces charges of armed burglary after police said he was found naked in another man's kitchen. [Pinellas County Sheriff's Office]
  17. OT_351116_KEEL_FLGOV_SCOTT KEELER (03/06/2012 TALLAHASSEE)   8. The State of Florida Capitol complex in Tallahassee.  (FOR SUNDAY STORY). FOR FILE.     TIMES PHOTO SCOTT KEELER [Times (2012)]
  18. An aerial view of downtown Clearwater, which was a major topic at Monday's City Council workshop. Council member Mark Bunker said the city should ask the FBI to investigate Scientology in relation to recent downtown real estate purchases tied to the church. His council colleagues disagreed. [LUIS SANTANA  |  Times]
  19. The St Petersburg Nursing and Rehabilitation Center at 521 Atwood Ave. N, which is dealing with an outbreak of COVID-19. [SCOTT KEELER  |  Times]
  20. The building at 708 Chestnut Street has been an eyesore at the busy intersection with Myrtle Avenue for years. On Monday the city granted real estate broker Ray Cassano and his partner Shahab Emrani $500,000 to aid their proposal for a 14-unit apartment building with retail. [TRACEY MCMANUS  |  Times]
  21. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis. [LYNNE SLADKY  |  AP]
  22. Jillian Bruckner, owner of Taco Bus, and Alan Mock, publisher of Resort Magazines, ate lunch on Wednesday at a table set up in what used to be a street parking spot in front of Downtown Pizza Sports Bar and Grill on Cleveland Street. The city of Clearwater closed the 400 and 500 block of Cleveland to traffic to allow businesses to use the street for social distance seating. [TRACEY MCMANUS  |  Times]
  23. More than 35 million Americans have filed for unemployment benefits in the last eight weeks. [NAM Y. HUH  |  AP]
  24. The Church of Scientology's cross rises above downtown Clearwater. Members of Scientology's Volunteer Ministers program distributed materials published by the church in car lines at Pinellas County public schools where free lunches were given out last week. A church spokesman said the volunteers were in error. [Times (2011)]
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