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  1. Jennifer Loyless, holds her daughter, Avery, 12, as she prepares to receive a COVID-19 vaccine at a mobile site in West Palm Beach on May 14.
  2. A home is for sale on Jan. 28, 2021, in Dunedin.
  3. Tyler Tucker, left, works with his father, Toliver Tucker, to release nets full of dead fish onto the deck of the shrimp boat, Southbound, while Toliver's wife, Jessica Tucker, navigates the Intracoastal Waterway off Treasure Island on Thursday.
  4. The Tampa Bay Times Community Reader Panel has been formed. It is made up of 50 people from around the bay who will meet quarterly with journalists.
  5. Brian Anderson, head of the veteran’s charity Veterans Alternative, watches as potential jurors arrive in court as jury selection begins in his misdemeanor battery case stemming from a charge that he inappropriately touched massage therapist Mariah King in October, 2020, before Sixth Judicial Circuit Court judge Joseph Poblick on Tuesday, July 13, 2021, at the West Pasco Judicial Center in New Port Richey.
  6. Aug. 2019 file photo of legal cannabis for sale. In the frame, a vendor points out the variety of marijuana for sale at the grand opening of the Northwest Cannabis Market in Seattle.
  7. A rendering from WSP Engineering shows what a potential neighborhood station could look like for a 41-mile bus rapid transit line connecting Pasco, Hillsborough and Pinellas counties. The authority's governing board has not picked a preferred alternative for how the service would operate and its study is now six months behind schedule.
  8. Construction seen on 4th Street South and 2nd Avenue South in St. Petersburg on Friday, March 19, 2021.
  9. A pre-exposure prophylaxis or PrEP pill is more than 90 percent effective in preventing HIV. But only 8 percent of Floridians at risk of HIV take the daily medication.
  10. Construction on the Ridge Road Extension in West Pasco. An angry dispute over a proposed apartment complex near the Tanglewood neighborhood has further stirred up what already looked like a competitive race for a countywide commissioner’s seat.
  11. St. Petersburg city employees clean up a fish kill in Coffeepot Bayou as the Red Tide crisis continues in Tampa Bay.
  12. Early July 2021 saw a week-to-week growth rate that's the highest Florida has seen since the first wave of COVID-19 infections in June 2020, around when Daniela St. Gerard (above) was conducting COVID-19 tests in St. Petersburg.
  13. Veterans Alternative co-founder Brian Anderson was charged with possession of a controlled substance after he allegedly attempted to ingest an unprescribed Xanax following his battery conviction on Tuesday.
  14. Paula Taylor, 62, sits in her home on Wednesday, May 19, 2021, in New Port Richey. Taylor lost her son, Brian Vineyard, 38, to a drug overdose last June. Overdose deaths skyrocketed last year across both Tampa Bay and the nation, as the pandemic isolated many people addicted to drugs.
  15. Four Tampa Bay men were a part of a grand jury indictment that was unsealed Thursday that implicated 16 members of the group Unforgiven. Three had past criminal histories in Florida. From left to right is Jarrett Arnold, 31, of Zephyrhills, Scott Marshall, 45, of Port Richey, and Darrin Terranova, 51, of Beverly Hills.
  16. This photo of Carter Verhaeghe taken in 2020 by Times photographer Dirk Shadd won first place in sports photography at the Florida Society of News Editors competition.
  17. Luna and Miles are just two puppies, among many animals, available for adoption.
  18. Visitors slide down the snowy slopes at Snowcat Ridge, Florida's first snow park, near Dade City on Nov. 20, 2020.
  19. Brian Anderson, head of the veteran’s charity Veterans Alternative, watches as potential jurors arrive in court as jury selection begins on Tuesday, July 13, 2021, at the West Pasco Judicial Center in New Port Richey.
  20. The state and an assisted living facility in Trinity settled a case with a fine.
  21. Based in New Port Richey, Welbilt is the subject of competing acquisition attempts worth billions of dollars.
  22. A man fired at deputies before fatally shooting himself during a roughly two-hour standoff in Dade City on Monday, according to the Pasco County Sheriff's Office.
  23. A Monday morning crash caused two tanker trucks to overturn on Interstate 75. One of the drivers, a Spring Hill man, was killed.
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