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  1. CBD oil in a bottle with dropper May 7, 2021 in St. Petersburg.
  2. Nurse Jordan Dierksheide prepares paperwork while Josemaria Mejia, 7, of Ruskin, lifts his arm before receiving a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine during a vaccination event hosted by Enterprising Latinas at  Wimauma Opportunity Center in Wimauma on Nov. 14.
  3. Jude Rutkowski, 48, was struck while he walked across Gulf Boulevard Nov. 27, according to the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office. He died Wednesday.
  4. Oakhill Village, a mobile home park in Valrico, Fla. | Times (2017)
  5. St. Petersburg's Climate First Bank will move into its new headquarters at 182 37th Ave. N by around April 2022.
  6. Church of Scientology leader David Miscavige (inset) met for more than three hours Monday with Clearwater officials, including Jon Jennings, the new city manager. The group met inside this church office building at 118 N Fort Harrison Ave.
  7. The Clearwater City Council will vote whether to budget $1.8 million for an affordable housing development proposed for the site of former Fire Station No. 45, foreground, on Franklin Street downtown, with the Church of Scientology's Flag building to the west.
  8. Century Tower sits at the heart of the University of Florida campus in Gainesville, where questions continue to be raised about academic freedom and school's independence from political forces in Tallahassee.
  9. Police say David Marc Ratcliff was arrested Tuesday in connection to a bank robbery in Clearwater. Ratcliff, the so-called "I-4 bandit," was convicted of robbing six banks in Clearwater, Tampa and Orlando in the late '90s. He was suspected of committing several others along the Interstate 4 corridor.
  10. Jonathan Pagliarulo, 11, gets tested for COVID-19 in August after vaccinated family members tested positive for the virus in North Miami.
  11. Sheriff Bob Gualtieri discusses the arrest of a former Pinellas County corrections sergeant during a news conference in Largo on Monday. Patrick Knight, shown on the board on the left, is accused of punching and slapping Pinellas County jail inmate Terrell Johnson, shown on the right, and pulling out a clump of his hair.
  12. The former site of HJ Demolition, at 607 Nicholson St. in Clearwater's North Marina Area remained vacant at the time of this photo in early November. The property is one of dozens purchased over the last two years by companies managed or operated by Church of Scientology members.
  13. The man was not in a designated crosswalk when the deputy struck him with the front passenger side of the Tahoe, the Sheriff’s Office said.
  14. Clearwater Police are investigating a shooting that occurred Saturday at Palmetto Street and Vine Avenue in Clearwater.
  15. Nick Vojnovic, president of Little Greek Fresh Grill and Green Market Cafe.
  16. Clearwater's newly appointed City Manager Jon Jennings speaks during his first City Council meeting on Nov. 18.
  17. Smiling faces and bright colors are seen along the route of the 2021 Tampa Pride Diversity Parade on May 22 in Ybor City. Tampa and St. Petersburg got perfect scores in the Human Rights Campaign’s annual LGBTQ+ equality index.
  18. Republican veteran Jay Collins, running against U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor, D-Tampa, uses numerous photos of himself in uniform and identifies himself as “Green Beret Jay Collins” in his campaign website, Facebook page and fundraiser invitations.

But how combat photos of Collins are used could raise questions about whether the materials comply with Defense Department regulations on the subject.
  19. Former Army officer Lisette Bonano has filed to run against state Rep. Fentrice Driskell, D-Tampa, in north-central Hillsborough District 63.
  20. Adam Anderson of Palm Harbor is the only Republican to file so far in northwestern Pinellas County’s state House District 65, which term-limited House Speaker Chris Sprowls will vacate next year.
  21. Cieha Taylor disappeared from Plant City on Feb. 6, 2020. Her car was found, still running, near railroad tracks. Nov. 16 was her 30th birthday.
  22. Members of the media join the West Klosterman Preservation Group for a tour of 14 acres owned by Pinellas County Schools on Nov. 18 in Tarpon Springs. The nonprofit is working to raise $3.2 million by July 1 to preserve the land, which is in jeopardy of being cleared by developers.
  23. Sun Country Airlines' direct flight between St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport and Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn., began Thursday.
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