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  1. Nick Vojnovic, president of Little Greek Fresh Grill and Green Market Cafe.
  2. University of Florida President Kent Fuchs sent a message to the campus community addressing the recent controversy over academic freedom.
  3. Enchant Christmas at Tropicana Field returns Nov. 26, turning the baseball field into a massive holiday winter wonderland.
  4. Families who oppose mask mandates gathered outside Pinellas County school district headquarters in Largo before an Aug. 24 School Board meeting. The recent push for parents' rights has expanded beyond masks to include other issues.
  5. Samuel Christopher Rorah, 28, of Lakeland, left, and Toby Gene Barber, 47, of Spring Hill, face charges of carjacking and resisting arrest without violence, according to the Hernando County Sheriff's Office.
  6. On Thursday, state Surgeon General Dr. Joseph Ladapo signed an emergency rule outlining a number of exemptions an employee can claim to avoid a workplace vaccine mandate.
  7. The U.S. House’s Committee on Oversight and Reform has given the University of Florida a Dec. 2 deadline to respond to an eight-part records request. The campus entrance at the University of Florida in Gainesville is pictured.
  8. Cleo and Georgia are two senior animals hoping to find love and comfort for the rest of their lives.
  9. Thanksgiving will be nice, but two separate cold fronts are expected to enter the region before then.
  10. Chip and Merle are two puppies hoping to find loving families.
  11. Friends navigate a course at TreeHoppers Aerial Adventure Park in Dade City. There are nine courses full of obstacles and zip lines.
  12. Activity program coordinator Beatriz Alcantara holds a frightened Ellen Spiegel as pharmacy tech Kimberly Singletary administers her COVID-19 booster vaccination at Belmont Village Senior Living Fort Lauderdale on Oct. 27.
  13. Florida's weekly coronavirus numbers.
  14. Justice Padgett, 12, of Tampa, prepares to receive a COVID-19 vaccine administered by first-year University of South Florida physician assistant student Zara Meadows during a back to school health clinic at Middleton High School in Tampa on July 31. Now U.S. health officials have authorized the Pfizer vaccine for use on children ages 5 to 11.
  15. Mha’siyah Blake, 12, receives a COVID-19 vaccine administered by first-year University of South Florida physician’s assistant student Caroline Cubero during a July 31 clinic at Tampa's Middleton High School. His father Tshambe Blake, 44, watches his son get vaccinated. “I let him know it’s important for him so that way he protects himself and others,” he said. Now children ages 5 to 11 are eligible to receive kid-sized doses of the Pfizer vaccine.
  16. Bessie and Pirate are two of many animals looking for fur-ever homes.
  17. An airboat out of Camp Mack in Lake Wales takes you into the heart of the headwaters to the Everglades.
  18. Florida's weekly coronavirus numbers.
  19. Spectrum Bay News 9's seven-day forecast for Tampa Bay.
  20. Brielle and Kodak are two of many animals hoping to find fur-ever homes.
  21. A screen grab of the weather forecast for Thursday night.
  22. Gov. Ron DeSantis has not confirmed whether he will get a booster shot, and Florida's new surgeon general Dr. Joseph Ladapo has not released his vaccination status.
  23. Visitors gather at the Snowcat Ridge alpine snow park entrance for the grand opening in 2020 in Dade City. The park has spent $4.5 million in upgrades since then, including adding a new ice skating rink.
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