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  1. A rendering of the "intermodal" transit station proposed for the corner of Court Street and Myrtle Avenue in Clearwater. The facility would replace the aging bus station on Park Street, a few blocks away.
  2. Busch Gardens has made its new end-of-night show “Spark” a nightly event that can be viewed every evening through Aug. 8. The show will then switch back to weekends only through Labor Day. “Spark” is Busch Gardens’ largest fireworks display ever, with lasers, pyrotechnics and water elements.
  3. Think twice about ignoring signs when you park off the Courtney Campbell Causeway. A car appeared stranded off the side of the causeway on Saturday after its owner illegally parked in a habitat restoration area before high tide rolled in, according to the Clearwater Police Department.
  4. Layla Zephyrin, age 4, smiles after seeing her face painted by Isha Joseph during the Juneteenth Jam at the Northstar Academies on Saturday in St. Petersburg. Juneteenth was celebrated across Tampa Bay.
  5. Patients, doctors and advocates worry about whether the sickest patients using medical marijuana will be affected when they can no longer recertify through telehealth as Gov. Ron DeSantis prepares to let the COVID-19 emergency order expire.
  6. A rendering of OCC Road House and Museum, a new motorcycle-themed restaurant and entertainment venue co-owned by 'American Chopper' star Paul Teutul Sr. in Pinellas Park. The restaurant is slated to open June 25.
  7. Swoop, a low-cost Canadian air carrier, will launch service at St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport in November.
  8. Clearwater City Manager Bill Horne photographed during a break of a Clearwater City Council meeting Monday, April 12, 2021 at the Clearwater Main Library.
  9. A Charlie Chaplin comedy classic will be presented in its original format with live accompaniment at Tampa Theatre.
  10. Sun Country Airlines will launch charter flights from St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport to Atlantic City, N.J.
  11. The Clearwater City Council, seen here at a recent meeting, is working to find a successor to city manager Bill Horne, foreground, but must restart its nationwide search after four of five finalists dropped out of the interview process.
  12. A police photo shows damage to a vehicle after it struck a skateboarder on Gulf to Bay Boulevard near Keene Road. Police say the driver hit the skateboarder, 26-year-old Tyler Deremo of Largo, then left the scene.
  13. Clearwater city manager finalists Carl Geffken, city manager of Fort Smith, Ark., (left) and Kevin Woods, city manager of Thornton, Colo., (right).
  14. Patton Oswalt, shown in his Netflix special "Patton Oswalt: Annihilation," will perform at the Bilheimer Capitol Theatre in Clearwater on Dec. 30.
  15. Carl Geffken, city manager of Fort Smith, Ark., (left) and Kevin Woods, city manager of Thornton, Colo., (right), are the two remaining finalists for Clearwater city manager.
  16. Daniel O’Donnell, the director of physical therapy at the Therapy and Sports Center, poses in front of photos of his patients, Friday, May 28, 2021, in Clearwater.
  17. Council member Mark Bunker during a Clearwater City Council meeting Monday, April 12, 2021 at the Clearwater Main Library.
  18. City Center Development's rendering of its food hall and brewery for the Harborview site.
  19. Cardno Archaeologist KC Allen uses a trowel as she explores a grave shaft at Zion Cemetery in Tampa in June  2020.
  20. Pinellas-Pasco assistant public defender Allison Miller announced Thursday her run for state attorney. Miller is running as a Democrat for an office that was led by the late Bernie McCabe for almost 30 years. After McCabe's death in January, his long-time chief assistant, Bruce Bartlett, took over the job.
  21. The setting sun on Clearwater Beach is always a crowd-pleaser.
  22. City Center Development's rendering of its food hall and brewery for the Harborview site. The firm is proposing a 207-unit workforce housing complex with retail and a grocery on the City Hall parcel and a 100-room hotel on the Pierce Street lot.
  23. FILE - In this April 30, 2021, file photo surrounded by lawmakers, Florida Gov.Ron DeSantis speaks at the end of a legislative session at the Capitol in Tallahassee, Fla. Now that the pandemic appears to be waning and DeSantis is heading into his reelection campaign next year, he has emerged from the political uncertainty as one of the most prominent Republican governors and an early White House front-runner in 2024 among Donald Trump's acolytes, if the former president doesn't run again. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)
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