1. Abortion-rights marchers hold signs during a rally Friday in St. Petersburg.
  2. The West Pasco Government Center, at 8731 Citizens Drive in New Port Richey, houses the County Commission Chambers.
  3. More than 1,000 activists gathered in downtown Tampa on May 14 in conjunction with hundreds of rallies in support of abortion rights held coast to coast and in Hawaii. The “Bans off our Bodies” rallies were organized after a leaked draft of a U.S. Supreme Court decision suggests it will overturn Roe v. Wade and the constitutional right to abortion.
  4. Pro life signs are seen outside the All Women's Health Center of Clearwater on May 3. The Supreme Court has struck down the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade case that recognized a Constitutional right to an abortion. States can now ban the procedure.
  5. Sarrah Vesselov, 44, is a married mother of two and small business owner. She poses for a portrait May 13 while working as a graphic designer from her shop, the Your Turn Cafe in Zephyrhills. She said her family, her education and her business would not be possible if she hadn't had access legal abortion at age 19.
  6. Reproductive freedoms are under threat, but abortion in Florida is legal, for now.
  7. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis holds up a 15-week abortion ban law after signing it, Thursday, April 14, 2022, in Kissimmee.
  8. Pasco County commissioners voted to end public sales of rabbits, but stopped short of a full retail ban. Still, they told animal advocates they were willing to consider that. Pasco has a full retail ban on selling dogs and cats, but allows rescue groups to offer animals up for adoption at their facilities.
  9. Pasco County Fire Rescue, seen here investigating a fire in Hudson in 2020, want the county to drop its legal challenge of the state law that protects the interest of firefighters who contract cancer while on the job.
  10. A net full of channel catfish is shown before being released into a lake at Tropical Park, Tuesday, April 14, 2015, in Miami. About 3,000 catfish were being stocked for the "Vamos a Pescar Miami!" (Let's go Fishing Miami!) catch-and-release event being held at the park on April 18. The event will promote awareness and participation of fishing in the Hispanic community. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
  11. Publix, the state's largest private employer, has announced that it will not be offering the newly approved vaccine for children ages 4 and under.
  12. (From top left) Delquanda Turner Smith, 46, and Erik Smith, 50, pose for a portrait with their two sons (bottom left), Erik Smith, 4, and Carlton Smith, 3, outside their home on Tuesday, June 21, 2022 in St. Petersburg. The two sons have an immune disorder which leaves them vulnerable to illnesses, including covid. The Smith’s hope to vaccinate their sons soon as federal officials recently announced their approval of the COVID-19 vaccine for children aged 4 and under.
  13. Mike Carballa
  14. The West Pasco Government Center
  15. Teacher Ashlie Brierley helps Nyla Kramer write a sentence while Aaron Acosta-Horsman, right, draws a dinosaur in a Rising Kindergarten class at Dunedin Elementary on Wednesday, June 15, 2022.
  16. A child was airlifted Monday afternoon after the spine of a catfish stabbed the child in the chest and broke off, according to Pasco Fire Rescue.
  17. Ryan Cairel, left, and Michael Lopergalo, both 18, were arrested Saturday in connection to a shooting outside a Tropical Smoothie Cafe in Lutz on Wednesday, according to the Pasco County Sheriff's Office.
  18. Shareeka Ford, an LPN with Stat Lab Mobile prepares to give Zachary Mayor, 7 his first dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine during a December vaccination clinic at Turkey Creek Middle School in Plant City. Children ages 4 and under are now eligible to get vaccinated and the rollout is set to start this week.
  19. Frankie Beatty of Watermelon Swim gives swimming lessons to Kynsley Muller in a photo provided by the company.
  20. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's community chart on Friday shows many Florida counties are at "high" risk of COVID-19. Those are the ones colored orange. The "medium" risk counties are colored yellow and "low" risk counties are green.
  21. White House COVID-19 response coordinator Ashish Jha speaks during the April 26 daily briefing at the White House. Jha said Friday that Florida's failure to preorder doses of the vaccine for children 4 and under will delay delivery to the state's pediatricians, children’s hospitals and medical facilities.
  22. Members of the Florida House of Representatives work during a legislative session at the Florida State Capitol, March 8, 2022, in Tallahassee.
  23. Voters will select school board members in Hillsborough, Pasco and Pinellas counties in the August and November elections.
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