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  1. John Oliver Westbrook, 42, of Tennessee, left, is accused of kidnapping and holding his 17-year-old daughter Daphne Westbrook captive for more than a year. Anyone who sees them is asked to call the Hamilton County District Attorney’s Office at 423-209-7425.
  2. Connecticut kindergarten school teacher Christina Kibby received the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine from pharmacist Madeline Acquilano, left, at Hartford Hospital in Hartford on Wednesday. Throughout the week in Florida, there frequent changes in the availability of vaccines for teachers of all ages. At week's end, teachers were being encouraged to make their appointments at both state and federally run sites.
  3. Candidate signs are seen along a street Friday, March 5, 2021 in Safety Harbor. It is one of 10 small Pinellas municipalities that will hold elections March 9, with four mayor’s offices and 19 council or commission seats on the ballots.
  4. A clearwater couple is accused of neglecting their three children, leading to the death of one of them, according to the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office. .Ashley Ferguson, 33, left, faces charges of aggravated manslaughter of a child and two counts of child neglect. Matthew Ferguson, 34, right, faces three counts of child neglect.
  5. A clearwater couple is accused of neglecting their three children, leading to the death of one of them, according to the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office. .Ashley Ferguson, 33, left, faces charges of aggravated manslaughter of a child and two counts of child neglect. Matthew Ferguson, 34, right, faces three counts of child neglect.
  6. Police work the scene of a fatal crash early Friday at the intersection of Fourth Street S and Roser Park Drive S in St. Petersburg. The motorcyclist and an SUV passengers were fatally injured, police said. Two other occupants of the SUV were hospitalized.
  7. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks to reporters in Ocala on Friday. Going forward, he said, the state will roll out vaccines according only to age.
  8. State Rep. Nick DiCeglie, R-Indian Rocks Beach (left) has filed to run for the District 24 state Senate seat. A possible opponent could be former St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Baker (right), who insiders say is still considering running for the seat.
  9. A worker at a San Francisco medical cannabis clinic prepares packets of marijuana buds for sale. The industry is booming in Florida. [Associated Press File Photo]
  10. A socially distanced crowd of fans gathered on  opening day of the Super Bowl Experience on Friday, Jan. 29, 2021 in Tampa.
  11. A St. Petersburg High student holds her mask as she walks to class on the first day of the 2020-21 school year in Pinellas County, Aug. 24, 2020.
  12. Gov. Ron DeSantis appeared at a news conference Wednesday in Crystal River, where he announced a new vaccination site and addressed a question about which Florida school employees are eligible to receive doses.
  13. The Pinellas County Justice Center at 14250 49th Street N.
  14. Resident physician Mikaela Aradi, Tampa, left, joined nurses and health care workers from St. Petersburg General Hospital, Friday, May 29, 2020 in a protest against HCA Healthcare, outside of the hospital. Nurses and healthcare workers are protesting the possibility of layoffs and adequate protection for workers during the coronavirus pandemic.
  15. From left, Mitchell High yearbook editors Cate Miller, Jillian Misemer and Sophia Henges work on page layouts for their 2021 publication, "Stampede."
  16. An aerial view of the University of South Florida campus in Tampa, where officials said Wednesday that the school plans a return to in-person classes and activities for the fall 2021 semester.
  17. In 2019, Hernando County residents urged the county to ban unattended tethering of dogs. The ban eventually passed. This is Honey, a dog found in Palm Harbor in 2010 with a rope embedded in her neck. It's believed she was tied as a puppy, got away and grew into the too-tight rope. She eventually received surgery. In 2021, Tallahassee lawmakers took up a statewide tethering ban.
  18. Taste of Pride returns to St. Petersburg on March 12. This year's event will span three days and take place at over 20 restaurants, bars and breweries.
  19. Brooks and Bucco Bruce are two of many animals looking for loving homes.
  20. The entrance to Mainlands of Tamarac is seen Monday, Feb. 17, 2020 in Pinellas Park.
  21. This rendering shows 334, a new residential tower scheduled for construction at 334 Second Ave. S in St. Petersburg.
  22. William Green, 32, faces a murder charge and two counts of aggravated child abuse with great bodily harm after his 5-year-old daughter died from injuries police said Green inflicted.
  23. Customers shop at a Whole Foods Market in Tampa in 2018.
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