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  2. Officers salute Pinellas Deputy Michael Hartwick at his funeral at the Idlewild Baptist Church on Monday in Lutz. Hartwick died after being struck by a front loader while directing traffic away from road work on Sept. 22.
  3. The University of South Florida has announced that college of arts performances are now free. The USF Jazztet will perform Oct. 26 at 7:30 p.m. in Barness Recital Hall.
  4. BayFirst Financial, formerly known as First Home Bank, is closing its Clearwater residential mortgage office and laying off 58 workers.
  5. Damage caused by Hurricane Ian seen at Charlotte Sports Park located on the grounds of the Tampa Bay Rays Spring Training complex seen on Thursday. The U.S. Small Business Administration is opening the first of several recovery centers to help residents, businesses and nonprofits apply for loans.
  6. The Selmon Expressway West officially opened on Monday April 19, 2021. This view is from underneath the flyover on Gandy Blvd. eastbound.
  7. Duke Energy trucks are staged the parking lot at Tropicana Field in preparation for Hurricane Ian on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2022 in St. Petersburg.
  8. Amanda Tress, founder and CEO of the FASTer Way to Fat Loss, offers a high-five to pro trainer Haven Hennessey while recording a workout session on Sept. 6 at the company’s headquarters in Clearwater. Also participating, at left, is Tress' husband Brandon.
  9. Pinellas County Sheriff's Office Deputy Michael Hartwick was hit and killed overnight Sept. 22 by a construction worker driving a front loader with a fork lift. Deputy Hartwick's funeral will be on Monday.
  10. Police on Friday released the name of a man found dead Thursday in a pond in Largo Central Park.
  11. Two men were injured, one critically, in what officials suspect was a generator explosion at a Pinellas Park home Thursday night.
  12. Duke Energy trucks are staged the parking lot at Tropicana Field in preparation for Hurricane Ian on Wednesday in St. Petersburg.
  13. A traffic camera on the Courtney Campbell Causeway shows the area where Tampa police closed all eastbound lanes after a crash involving a moped on Friday morning. All lanes were reopened about 10 a.m.
  14. Hilleary Gramling, 28, walks her dog as she avoids a blocked sidewalk where a tree has splintered due to winds from Hurricane Ian in front of a house at 2201 5th Ave N on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022 in St. Petersburg.
  15. Hilleary Gramling, 28, walks her dog as she avoids a blocked sidewalk where a tree splintered due to winds from Hurricane Ian in front of a house at 2201 Fifth Ave. N on Thursday in St. Petersburg.
  16. Twenty-one Chilean flamingos, left, sheltered in the ladies' bathroom off the main lobby of Sunken Gardens during Hurricane Ian. Staff members including Emily Mastoroudis, right, carried them carefully inside one at a time.
  17. Police were investigating Thursday after person was found dead in a pond at Largo Central Park in Largo.
  18. Disaster Program Manager Bill Egerton explains features including storage containing PPE and food distribution materials within their emergency response vehicle at the American Red Cross in Norfolk, Va. on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022. This vehicle will be deployed to Florida on Monday to assist with Hurricane Ian relief efforts.
  19. A sign inside Durant High in Plant City indicates in English and Spanish that the Hillsborough County shelter accepts pets as the Tampa Bay area prepared for Hurricane Ian on Tuesday, September 27, 2022. Area shelters began to empty Thursday morning as the storm passed without causing major damage in the Tampa Bay area.
  20. The Sunshine Skyway is seen in a traffic camera photo at 12:51 p.m. on Thursday, shortly after the Florida Highway Patrol reopened the bridge after Hurricane Ian passed through the area.
  21. Officials look at the uprooted Wish Tree in the Dalí Museum's Avant-garden on Thursday in St. Petersburg. The tree was pushed over by strong winds from Hurricane Ian. Winds have uprooted the ficus tree several times since it was planted in 2011.
  22. A fallen sign leans against a bench outside the Sea Palms Motel and Polynesian Putter minigolf course on Thursday in St. Pete Beach. Hurricane Ian knocked down cables, signs, and trees along Pinellas County's barrier islands but largely spared the area the level of damage that Hurricane Irma inflicted in 2017.
  23. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis during a media briefing in Tallahassee before Hurricane Ian.
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