1. CBD oil in a bottle with dropper May 7, 2021 in St. Petersburg.
  2. Nurse Jordan Dierksheide prepares paperwork while Josemaria Mejia, 7, of Ruskin, lifts his arm before receiving a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine during a vaccination event hosted by Enterprising Latinas at  Wimauma Opportunity Center in Wimauma on Nov. 14.
  3. Jonathan Pagliarulo, 11, gets tested for COVID-19 in August after vaccinated family members tested positive for the virus in North Miami.
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  5. A motorcyclist died in a crash with an SUV Friday night in Wesley Chapel.
  6. Traffic will be paced at approximately 15 mph by officers one or more times for up to 20 minutes in each direction between 9 p.m. Monday and 5 a.m. Tuesday.
  7. A sign at a Tampa Winn Dixie announces employees will have Thanksgiving off.
  8. The Florida Department of Children and Families appointed Family Support Services of Northeast Florida as the agency to run child welfare in Pinellas and Pasco counties. Some child welfare experts fear it is rushing the decision.
  9. University of Florida President Kent Fuchs sent a message to the campus community addressing the recent controversy over academic freedom.
  10. Enchant Christmas at Tropicana Field returns Nov. 26, turning the baseball field into a massive holiday winter wonderland.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. Pinellas-Pasco Judge Lynn Tepper, pictured at an August hearing, granted an evidentiary hearing in Gary Steven Cannon's bid for a new trial. Cannon was convicted in 2005 of the rape and murder of 9-year-old Sharra Ferger.
  14. Two men were taken to a hospital after the fight with injuries that were not life-threatening.
  15. From left, State Attorney General Ashley Moody, House Speaker Chris Sprowls and Senate President Wilton Simpson stand behind Gov. Ron DeSantis at a news conference last week. DeSantis said Monday he is asking the Legislature to temporarily lower the state gas tax.
  16. Angelica Steinker, owner of Courteous Canine, Inc. in Lutz, poses with Power, one of her three dogs. (photo by Kendra Bailey)
  17. The Florida Department of Children and Families is planning to appoint a new agency to run child welfare in Pinellas and Pasco counties. Some child welfare experts fear it is rushing the decision.
  18. Christina Fitzpatrick, County Commissioner, District 4, attends a Pasco County Commission meeting on Oct. 26, 2021, at the West Pasco Government Center in New Port Richey.
  19. 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.
  20. Cleo and Georgia are two senior animals hoping to find love and comfort for the rest of their lives.
  21. Thanksgiving will be nice, but two separate cold fronts are expected to enter the region before then.
  22. Florida State Representatives participate in a special legislative session considering bills targeting COVID-19 vaccine mandates, Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021, in Tallahassee, Fla. Florida lawmakers on Monday began debating a package of bills to combat coronavirus vaccine mandates, continuing Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis' fight against virus rules.
  23. Speech-language pathologist Caitlin Al-Mutawa speaks during a Pasco School Board meeting in December 2020. The public can address the School Board during public meetings, but the district curtailed its ability to comment on district social media pages in November amid a rise in negative remarks.
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