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  1. Chris Selmon, youngest son of late Tampa Bay Buccaneer legend Lee Roy Selmon, walks with his mother Claybra Selmon along the new Selmon Expressway West extension during its grand opening Monday.
  2. Hills borough Commissioner Kimberly Overman wants the county to preserve the 769 acres for which the University of South Florida is seeking development proposals. (Photo courtesy of Jeannie Mounger).
  3. This pickle pizza is one of the new offerings at the Florida State Fair this year.
  4. Starting Friday, May 28. the new acrobatic show, “Cirque Electric,” will be open at Busch Gardens with modified operations in the park’s theaters.
  5. A concrete grinding machine is used to finish the roadway surface on the westbound lanes of the Selmon Extension, a 1.9-mile toll lane located in the median of Gandy Boulevard, where construction continues on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021, in Tampa. The extension will allow a choice for local residents and regional travelers: use Gandy Boulevard for local destinations or use the Selmon Extension for a direct connection to the Selmon Expressway or the Gandy Bridge.
  6. Check tampabay.com for the latest breaking news and updates.
  7. Nike Live stores, like this one in Long Beach, Calif., offer a curated, membership-focused experience. The company plans to open a Nike Live store in Tampa's Hyde Park Village, according to plans filed with the city.
  8. The downtown Tampa skyline seen from an area known as the Rome Yard on Friday, April 16, 2021.
  9. A 2019 photo of Hassan Shibly, a Tampa civil rights lawyer who for a decade led the Florida chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations. He has been accused of abuse and harassment by several women, an NPR investigation found. He has denied the allegations.
  10. Dontavius Williams, 20, faces a charge of first-degree murder, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office.
  11. Mikese Morse attends a pretrial detention hearing in 2018 in Hillsborough Circuit Court.
  12. Mike Benito, whose legal career spanned 40 years, was best known for his work prosecuting homicides in the 1980s.
  13. A 19-year-old motorcyclist was killed Friday morning in crash on U.S. 41 in Ruskin, troopers said.
  14. Smoked fish dip is served with toasted bread, lemon and hot sauce at the new and revived Corner Club at 1502 E Sligh Ave. in Tampa. The beloved Seminole Heights dive bar closed down last year and has reopened under new ownership.
  15. Laramie VanTreeck, 30, faces a charge of DUI manslaughter, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office.
  16. Andy Dominguez-Hernandez, 38, faces a charge of second-degree murder, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office.
  17. Tampa City Hall.
  18. The USF Forest Preserve, north of the university's Tampa campus, is home to a cypress flood plain. Critics of a plan to seek developer interest in the preserve say the habitat is important for clean drinking water, flood mitigation and greenhouse gas emissions storage in Tampa Bay.
  19. An aerial view of a storage pond at the closed Piney Point fertilizer operation in Palmetto, Manatee County. .
  20. Hillsborough Sheriff Chad Chronister announces the results of Operation Takedown, a weeklong undercover sex crime sting that netted 79 arrests, in this screen shot of a news conference streamed live Thursday on the Sheriff's Office's Facebook page.
  21. Left to right: A photograph of the 1971 Tampa International Airport terminal complex, Joyce Mandley's family visiting the airport when it opened (courtesy of Tampa International Airport), and executive director of the Hillsborough County Aviation Authority George Bean in the 1960s.
  22. Times file photo of the transgender pride flag.
  23. Charles Otero, who served five years as Tampa police chief and helped found the Scool Resour ce Officer program, died April 8. He was 95.
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