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  1. A poster assembled by St. Petersburg police shows Franklin Delano Floyd and several aliases he is known to have used. Floyd died last week after 20 years on Florida's death row.
  2. Stephanie Calvert, with Sunstar Paramedics, left, pauses to visit with St. Petersburg Fire Rescue firefighter-paramedic Josh Burch and his 7-month-old son, Kane, on Monday, Jan. 30, 2023, at the Juvenile Welfare Board of Pinellas County in Clearwater. That's where officials gathered to announce the expansion of locally-born Sleep Baby Safely campaign to eight counties across the state.
  3. Hillsborough County plans to sue an insurance carrier to try to recoup $2.48 million it fronted CareerSource Tampa Bay to repay the U.S. Department of Labor over misspending identified in a federal audit.
  4. A 39-year-old man riding an electric bicycle died after he collided with an SUV at a St. Petersburg intersection on Monday, police said.
  5. Protesters rally against the fatal police assault of Tyre Nichols in Memphis, Tenn., on Friday.
  6. St. Petersburg Mayor Ken Welch gives his 2023 State of the City address on the steps of City Hall on Monday. During the speech, Welch announced he'd be backing a plan by the Tampa Bay Rays and global development firm Hines to redevelop the city's 86-acre Tropicana Field site.
  7. A look at the Pinellas County Resource Recovery Facility, where recycled materials from Clearwater residents were processed for six months rather than being taken to the Waste Management facility in Ybor City.
  8. Butterfinger and Marcus are two of many animals hoping to find "fur"ever homes.
  9. Wendy Merson is accused of scheming to defraud Windmoor Healthcare of Clearwater, where she worked as chief executive officer from 2006-2018. Merson was more recently the chief financial officer at Pinellas County nonprofit Directions for Living.
  10. The U.S. Department of Treasury is sending an additional $6.5 million to the Tampa Bay area to help families facing evictions. [SUSAN TAYLOR MARTIN | Times]
  11. A copy of Toni Morrison's "The Bluest Eye" inside a book box in Dunedin on Jan. 26, 2023. Pinellas County school officials have removed the book from all high schools.
  12. Anglers fish along the North Sunshine Skyway Fishing Pier in November. Wildlife officials are considering new rules to prevent seabird entanglements at the pier.
  13. Pinellas County commissioner Kathleen Peters, pictured during a commission meeting in 2022, has been among the officials pushing for improvements to the local mental healthcare system. Some of those — including a call-center program that aims to make it easier for those in need to get appointments — are close to fruition.
  14. Maggie Duffy, Tampa Bay Times arts and music reporter, is shown here when she recently took part in the "Dream Tapestry" interactive experience at the Dali Museum. She won this year's MUSE Award for literary arts from the St. Petersburg Arts Alliance.
  15. Raymond James Financial in St. Petersburg hired Eugenio Aleman as its new chief economist in 2022.
  16. Michael Bogsted was arrested at his Plant City home on Tuesday after authorities say he tried to sell or mortgage several properties that didn’t belong to him. He faces a charge of scheme to defraud.
  17. An architect's rendering shows the outdoor recreation features planned for Pinellas County’s newest middle school, a partnership between the school district and the YMCA of Greater St. Petersburg. The school board voted on Jan. 24, 2023, to name the new campus Mangrove Bay Middle School, after the neighborhood that surrounds it.
  18. Florida leads the nation in number of residents who enrolled in the Affordable Care Act coverage for 2023. Seen here is U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor, D-Tampa.
  19. The Falcon's Fury drop tower ride at Bush Gardens opened in 2014. It was closed "out of an abundance of caution" after a fatal accident on a similar ride in Orlando last March, and it hasn't reopened since.
  20. The SunRunner parked at the 1st Avenue N & 5th Street N station during a media preview on Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2022 in St. Petersburg. The SunRunner is the Bus-Rapid-Transit service that will take riders from downtown St. Pete to St. Pete Beach with limited stops.
  21. "The Bluest Eye" by Toni Morrison, shown here with two other frequently challenged books, has been removed from circulation and lessons in all Pinellas County public schools.
  22. “One of the lessons we learned very early on in the process was, trying to tell the community what it needs is a losing proposition,” Rays president Brian Auld said. “But if you really listen and you explain what assets you have as a big-league ballclub, you can really make a difference.”
  23. Lt. Gov. Jeanette Nunez addresses the state Board of Governors on Tuesday in Miami, where she discussed the state’s plans for higher education in the legislative session that begins March 7.
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