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  1. University of Texas women rally at the Texas Capitol to protest Governor Greg Abbott's signing of the nation's strictest abortion law that makes it a crime to abort a fetus after six weeks, or when a "heartbeat" is detected. Abbott signed the law Wednesday, Sept. 1st, 2021.
  2. The Pasco County school district is considering changing all school start times in January 2022 to help cope with a bus driver shortage. [Jeffrey S. Solochek | Times]
  3. Monarch butterfly
  4. The sun rises Monday over a pond in North Tampa's Forest Hills neighborhood. The week is starting out with fall-like temperatures.
  5. Medical workers at Morton Plant Hospital in Clearwater work to stabilize a COVID-19 patient on Aug. 25. For 105 days this summer, the public could no longer find out how many people were dying of COVID in each Florida county.
  6. Florida's weekly coronavirus numbers.
  7. Thomas Martin Marnets, 52, of Longwood, was arrested Thursday night on a burglary charge.
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  10. Daisy and Luke at two of many young pets available for adoption this week.
  11. A man fishes Monday off the rocky shore along the Clearwater Harbor from Sand Key Park in Clearwater.
  12. The Center for Innovation & Digital Learning at Gulf Beaches Elementary is one of 81 choice programs offered by Pinellas County Schools for the 2022-23 academic year.
  13. Commissioner Kathryn Starkey's second home will now be in her commission district.
  14. Gov. Ron DeSantis listens to speakers talking about monoclonal antibody treatments for COVID-19 on Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021, at a news  conference at Broward Health Medical Center in Fort Lauderdale.
  15. Fresh stone crab claws are for sale at Frenchy's Stone Crab Co. in Palm Harbor. Crab season runs Oct. 15-May 1, two weeks shorter than in past years, and the state has upped the claw size minimum to combat overfishing.
  16. Gov. Ron DeSantis, appearing in March at Palm Harbor University High School, told reporters in attendance that contact tracing doesn't work.
  17. The entrance to Fivay High School, where the teacher of the year is facing a reprimand over accusations he submitted falsified records relating to 10 special education students.
  18. In this image from a YouTube video, the Wiregrass Ranch High School Band performs in May. Wiregrass Ranch and John Long Middle School make up one of four new pathways that students interested in orchestra can apply to through Pasco County's choice process.
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  20. Residents ask the Pinellas County School Board on Sept. 28 to delay approval of purchases they said might contain elements of "critical race theory." The board approved the items without comment.
  21. Students arrive at Bay Point Middle in St. Petersburg for the first day of school in August. Cases of COVID-19 in Tampa Bay area public schools are down dramatically from when classes started.
  22. Florida's weekly coronavirus numbers.
  23. Bishop Gregory Parkes of the Diocese of St. Petersburg on Friday blesses the new Pasco Family Shelter with holy water. Catholic Charities, the Coalition for the Homeless of Pasco County and county government teamed up to create the shelter for homeless families in Port Richey. It is set to open by the end of October.
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