1. Supporters wearing "#StrattonStays" T-shirts cheer when Hernando County Superintendent John Stratton appears on stage during a heavily attended school board meeting on Tuesday in Brooksville. One of many superintendents who have faced challenges recently, Stratton narrowly survived an effort to oust him at the meeting.
  2. In 1982, San Antonio, Fla., officials were sworn in to office. From left: Ted Scharder, Marguerite Limbrechet and Ralph Jones. Jones was born and raised in San Antonio and, after returning from the Korean War, developed several businesses that still operate today.
  3. Health advocacy groups say Florida is failing to protect children from losing Medicaid coverage as the state undertakes a review of the program's 5 million recipients following the end of the public health emergency.
  4. The University of South Florida was invited this week to join the Association of American Universities, a feat described as a major milestone by school officials.
  5. Pro-Ron DeSantis merchandise is sold outside First Baptist North Spartanburg church in Spartanburg, S.C., during an appearance there by Florida's governor on April 19. The appearance was part of DeSantis' first public trip to the early voting state before he kicked off his 2024 Republican presidential bid.
  6. Pasco County Courthouse
  7. Employees at the Paradise Grille work to tie up umbrellas as a storm rolls in on Pass-a-Grille Beach on Wednesday.
  8. Members of 1199SEIU Florida, which represents more than 10,000 health care workers at 19 HCA hospitals across the state, voted overwhelmingly for the action.
  9. The quarter-mile-long rainbow flag being rolled up at the end of the Pride in Paradise Parade, with hundreds of people carrying the flag down the street in 2022.
  10. As of an 8 a.m. update Wednesday, the National Weather Service expects an area of thunderstorms to bring heavy rainfall to the Tampa Bay-area this week.
  11. Graduation ceremonies for Pasco County's public high schools begin Tuesday and continue through Sunday.
  12. A sign welcomes visitors at the entrance to Zephyrhills’ historic downtown business district. The city is concerned about future water availability, and the City Council tentatively agreed this week to a moratorium that could stop new development and annexation applications by late June.
  13. Memorial Day weekend in Tampa Bay is forecast to be warm and sunny, with little chance of rain. Before the start of the tourist season, people enjoyed the warm, dry weather at the beach before the start on Thursday, Feb. 24, 2022 in St. Pete Beach.
  14. A good hurricane kit is essential for Floridians during hurricane season.
  15. Busch Gardens is bringing back free beer. You can get a complimentary 7-ounce beer and Pass Members get two per visit. The offer ends July 20.
  16. RC Enerson is a rookie in Sunday's Indy 500. He's a New Port Richey native who attended Gulf High.
  17. Negotiating teams for the Pasco County school district and the United School Employees of Pasco discuss how to allocate funds from the district's 2022 property tax referendum during a bargaining session on Wednesday.
  18. The Pasco Sheriff's Office did not provide information on what caused the argument that led to a fatal shooting Tuesday night in Dade City.
  19. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks at a political roundtable, Friday, May 19, 2023, in Bedford, N.H. The Florida governor is one of Donald Trump's main contenders for the Republican nomination.
  20. The West Pasco Government Center is seen in New Port Richey.
  21. Yard signs promoting Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis in 2024, financed by the super PAC promoting DeSantis for president, line the street leading up to a Republican congressional fundraiser on May 13. 2023, in Sioux Center, Iowa.
  22. Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis with his wife, Casey DeSantis, speaks during an election night watch party at the Convention Center in Tampa on Nov. 8, 2022. On Tuesday, Casey DeSantis tweeted a video allowing supporters to sign up for text messages from "Ron DeSantis for President."
  23. Steven Laporta, 36, was booked into Pasco County Jail on Friday. He is being held without bail after deputies say he shot and killed a man and a dog and injured two others.
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