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  1. Check tampabay.com for the latest breaking news and updates.
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  5. In this Feb. 25, 2021, file photo, vials for the Moderna and Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines are displayed on a tray at a clinic. Hillsborough County is opening a new vaccine site for healthcare workers at the Ed Radice Sports Complex in Tampa.
  6. United States Air Force service members are pictured in front of a large white tent at the site of a FEMA-run vaccine distribution site opening on Wednesday, at Tampa Greyhound Track, Tuesday, March 2, 2021 in Tampa.
  7. Traffic moves west on Bloomingdale Avenue near Goronto Lakes during afternoon rush hour. Hillsborough County commissioners could begin the process of a November 2022 transportation sales tax referendum as early as this coming week.
  8. Lesa Andrade, 61, of New Tampa, was arrested Feb. 25 in a federal murder-for-hire case. She was being held in the Pinellas County Jail, awaiting a hearing Wednesday in Kentucky federal court.
  9. Aerial photo of homes and new construction last year in the Southfork Lakes subdivision in Riverview. On Wednesday, Hillsborough Commission Chair Pat Kemp will ask her colleagues to eliminate impact fee discounts on new home construction.
  10. Jerome James Knight faces charges of first degree murder.
  11. Bus riders wait for a bus to arrive recently at the Brandon Town Center Mall.  A HART lawyer said Monday that the state Department of Revenue told him that they don't have the capacity to issue refunds for sales tax collected under the All For Transportation plan overturned by the state Supreme Court last week. The Hillsborough CIrcuit Court would have jurisdiction over what should be done with the $502.3 million collected in the county and unspent, he said.
  12. ZooTampa’s popular binturong family — named Sully, Melati, and baby Kartika — will be relocating from their behind-the-scenes living space to the Asia realm of the zoo. Also known as Asian bearcats, these animals have a distinctive scent, which is said to resemble buttered popcorn or corn chips.
  13. Jolly Rancher Slush is debuting at the Florida Strawberry Festival in a commemorative cup with loads of sweet treats on top.
  14. The HART streetcar line between the Cumberland Avenue and York Street stations will be closed for repairs beginning today until March 12. Vans will be available for transporting those unable to walk the 500 feet between stations.
  15. Nik Wallenda walks the high wire during his self produced Daredevil Rally. The socially distant drive-in stunt show once again takes place in Sarasota's Nathan Benderson Park.
  16. Miguel Martinez Jr. had to start working at 14. He's pictured here at the National Zoo in Washington D.C., where he lived for six weeks during an internship. He graduated from the University of South Florida with a bachelor's degree in nursing.
  17. A Winter Haven man died when his motorcycle hit a semitruck tractor driven by a Winter Haven woman, troopers said.
  18. The occupants of one vehicle died and the driver of another was not injured when they collided early Sunday, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
  19. Tampa Fire Rescue crews responded to a fire at Aloft Hotel Midtown at
3650 Midtown Drive about 8:30 p.m. Saturday. The fire was caused by a drier in the second-floor laundry room. The hotel was evacuated and no one was injured.
  20. The seven-day forecast from Spectrum Bay News 9.
  21. The move-over law requires motorists to change lanes when they approach any stopped emergency, utility, sanitation or Road Ranger vehicles that have activated their emergency lights. The law requires drivers to leave the lane closest to the stopped vehicles, or if they can’t move over, slow down to 20 mph below the speed limit when they pass them.
  22. Former Governor Bob Martinez poses for a portrait at the office building where he works in Tampa on Friday, Feb. 19, 2021.
  23. Maria Chapa Lopez was the U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Florida. She resigned Friday.
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