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  1. The Tarpon Springs High School Outdoor Performance Ensemble has been selected to perform in the 2022 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. The award-winning band, one of just 10 picked for the event, also marched in the parade in 2013.
  2. Hillsborough State Attorney Andrew Warren, shown here speaking to reporters in 2020, said he is considering a run for state attorney general next year.
  3. GCH CH Legacy Chenin Blanc with Evera — aka Miss Bliss — has earned several awards, all under the age of one (seven in dog years.) Now her owners are taking her talents to Saturday’s Westminster Kennel Club competition in Tarrytown, N.Y.
  4. Survivor Michael Morales, 39, poses for a portrait in the living room of his Tampa home in front of a wall displaying tangible memories of his fiancé Martin Benitez on Thursday. Benitez was one of 49 victims who died in the Pulse nightclub mass shooting in Orlando five years ago.
  5. Dead fish lie on the sand at Indian Shores Beach in St. Petersburg on Thursday.
  6. St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman, left, and Tampa Bay Rays principal owner Stu Sternberg, right.
  7. The Food And Drug Administration has approved the use of a drug to treat Alzheimer's disease.
  8. Sun Country Airlines will launch charter flights from St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport to Atlantic City, N.J.
  9. The Clearwater City Council, seen here at a recent meeting, is working to find a successor to city manager Bill Horne, foreground, but must restart its nationwide search after four of five finalists dropped out of the interview process.
  10. A map provided by the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office shows the extend of a jail inmate's escape.
  11. The Sunshine Skyway Bridge is seen lit up on Oct. 20, 2019 in St. Petersburg. The Florida Department of Transportation installed about 1,800 colored LED light fixtures on the Sunshine Skyway bridge. St. Petersburg asked the state in 2020 and 2021 to light the bridge up with rainbow colors for Pride month, but the state said that was not one of the Skyway's pre-existing light patterns.
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  13. A police photo shows damage to a vehicle after it struck a skateboarder on Gulf to Bay Boulevard near Keene Road. Police say the driver hit the skateboarder, 26-year-old Tyler Deremo of Largo, then left the scene.
  14. Coal and Josie are two of many animals looking for loving homes.
  15. Looking up at a Hibiscus bush at the Florida Botanical Gardens in Largo.
  16. The logo for the podcast What Was That Like. The show is produced by Scott Johnson in Safety Harbor.
  17. An architectural rendering of the proposed Bayfront Health St. Petersburg to build a “free-standing” emergency departments — they’re called that because they are not attached to traditional hospitals — at 1800 66th St. N. The four-story facility will include a 14,000 square-foot emergency room on the ground floor and space for future medical offices. It is scheduled to open in January 2023.
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  19. Matt Byrd, talks about a new initiative supported by St. Petersburg leaders who plan to go door-to-door to curb gun violence. The "Hidden Voices Project" will assemble a street team to bring resources like mental health support and job programs to those impacted by the recent surge in violence.  The project is a collaboration between the city of St. Petersburg's Urban Affairs department and People Empowering & Restoring Communities, or PERC, a nonprofit aimed at supporting ex-offenders with education and resources.
  20. A dead fish is seen on the beach at Indian Shores after reports that Red Tide was found in water samples taken along the Pinellas County coast, according to state officials.
  21. Clearwater city manager finalists Carl Geffken, city manager of Fort Smith, Ark., (left) and Kevin Woods, city manager of Thornton, Colo., (right).
  22. A 43-year-old woman was hospitalized Tuesday afternoon after an alligator bit her while she was walking her dog. The gator was later trapped and removed.
  23. Daniel Lee Sawyer, 19, has been arrested on a sexual battery charge.
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