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  1. Hillsborough County school superintendent Addison Davis addresses the School Board on April 27 in Tampa. A parent's complaint to the state Inspector General's office alleges he has improperly spent public funds.
  2. A guest has her temperature checked before entering SeaWorld as it reopens with new safety measures in place because of the coronavirus pandemic, Thursday, June 11, 2020, in Orlando, Fla. The park had been closed since mid-March to stop the spread of the new coronavirus. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
  3. Jennifer Carvajal, a Plant City teenager who pleaded no contest to DUI manslaughter appears at the Hillsborough County Courthouse in Tampa on Thursday, December 17, 2015.
  4. Tampa City Council member Orlando Gudes was unanimously elected City Council chairman on Thursday. He voted for a failed effort Thursday to pause apartment development in some areas of the city.
  5. Hillsborough County school superintendent Addison Davis during a School Board retreat on April 27 in Tampa. The district is continuing its work on a state-ordered fiscal recovery plan. The board expects to vote on the final document on May 11, when it is due.
  6. Founder Carole Baskin walks the property at Big Cat Rescue in Tampa on Thursday, July 20, 2017. Big Cat Rescue is a nonprofit sanctuary committed to humane treatment of rescued anima
  7. SeaWorld Entertainment, the Orlando-based parent company of Busch Gardens, beat Wall Street expectations in its first-quarter earnings report released this week.
  8. Travelers walk inside Tampa International Airport's Rental Car Center in Tampa, Florida, on March 19, 2021.
  9. The dachshund rescue group that would have put on the wiener dog races for Tampa's Riverfest has decided to go ahead and hold its own event. There will be races, raffles and adoptable dogs on hand for a day of long and low sausage-loving dogs.
  10. ID.me's headquarters are in McLean, Va., but its just-announced office in Tampa will be like a "second home," according to an an announcement by the company.
  11. A conceptual drawing, by FleischmaGarcia Architecture, of the proposed New Tampa Performing Arts Center on Bruce B. Downs Boulevard across from the main entrance to Hunter's Green. Wednesday, Hillsborough commissioners voted 5-2, for a $7.3 million construction contract to build the center.
  12. Hillsborough County's ordinance protecting employees from work-place retribution if they choose to wear masks while on duty remains in effect and was not changed by Gov. Ron DeSantis' executive order eliminating local face-mask requirements. Shown are workers at  Poppo's Taqueria St. Petersburg.
  13. Prosecutors are charging a teenage boy as an adult in the slaying of a Tampa man.
  14. Norma Alcantar, 50, of Tampa, stands near a Prickly Pear cactus (opuntia ficus indica) at the USF botanical gardens Tuesday. A USF professor of chemical, biological and material engineering, Alcantar was inducted into the Florida Inventors Hall of fame with 22 patents, with much of her work focused around using cactus plants for water filtration.
  15. The Tampa Edition hotel and residences (center, with a 'Water Street' banner on the front side) topped out at 26 stories in February. It's slated to open by 2022.
  16. Jimmy Buffett, shown here in Tampa in 2017, will be at Amalie Arena on Dec. 4.
  17. Julian Mackenzie, chief executive officer, of  the Museum of Science and Industry, announced his retirement.
  18. Hillsborough County School Board member Melissa Snively during a retreat Tuesday to develop a corrective performance plan for superintendent Addison Davis.
  19. Kforce's is selling its headquarters at 1001 E Palm Ave. in Tampa for $24 million as it looks to downsize its real estate footprint and shift much of its workforce to a hybrid environment.
  20. A small memorial for Jessica Reisinger-Raubenolt, of Jermesville, Ohio, can be seen off of Bayshore Boulevard and West Knights Ave. Reisinger-Raubenolt, 24, was struck while pushing her baby in a stroller on Wednesday.
  21. Joe Robinson (pointing to paper) , an engineer and lifelong West Tampa resident, talks with Leroy Moore of the Tampa Housing Authority about transportation projects planned for the West Tampa Community Redevelopment Area. The two took part in a listening and learning tour that the Florida Department of Transportation organized on Nov. 30, 2018.
  22. A 78-year-old Riverview woman died Tuesday when her car veered off an Interstate 75 exit ramp in Tampa and crashed into a drainage ditch, troopers said.
  23. A conceptual drawing, by FleischmanGarcia Architecture, of the proposed New Tampa Performing Arts Center on Bruce B. Downs Boulevard across from the main entrance to Hunter's Green.
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