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  1. The Florida Board of Medicine fined a Tampa urologist in an order filed Thursday.
  2. American Airlines canceled dozens of flights nationally, but few cancellations are expected at Tampa International Airport. Pictured is an American Airlines flight in January. | [Chris Urso | Times]
  3. Ronnie Oneal III becomes emotional while representing himself during closing arguments during his murder trial at the George E. Edgecomb Courthouse in Tampa on Monday.
  4. Briana Brooks, 21, is a pre-law student who is organizing anti-tobacco efforts in St. Petersburg as a national ambassador with the Truth Initiative, the nation’s largest nonprofit anti-tobacco organization. She's focusing on predominantly Black neighborhoods, where she has family. The tobacco industry targets the Black community to sell menthol-flavored cigarettes, which are easier to start smoking and harder to stop.
  5. Cephas Gilbert poses for a portrait on his farm in Tampa.
  6. Busch Gardens has made its new end-of-night show “Spark” a nightly event that can be viewed every evening through Aug. 8. The show will then switch back to weekends only through Labor Day. “Spark” is Busch Gardens’ largest fireworks display ever, with lasers, pyrotechnics and water elements.
  7. Man dies after car crashes and overturns into the river
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  9. Layla Zephyrin, age 4, smiles after seeing her face painted by Isha Joseph during the Juneteenth Jam at the Northstar Academies on Saturday in St. Petersburg. Juneteenth was celebrated across Tampa Bay.
  10. Joseph Stillitano, 31, was charged with first-degree murder under a Florida law that allows the state to seek murder charges when a person dies from an overdose.
  11. Chuck Sykes is the CEO of Sykes Enterprises, one of Tampa Bay's largest public companies. On June 18, 2020, the company announced a deal to be sold for $2.2 billion to a Miami company called Sitel Group.
  12. The Tampa City Council reached a compromise on police reform Thursday in a 4-3 vote.
  13. Kenny Chesney, shown here performing at Tampa's Raymond James Stadium in 2018, will kick off his 2022 tour there next April.
  14. Hillsborough Count Commission Chairwoman Pat Kemp said she will seek reimbursement of her legal bill over a complaint made to the Florida Bar.
  15. Attorney Michael Minardi speaks with reporters Tuesday while flanked by his clients Joshua McAdams, left, and Taylor Bland-Ball, who are trying to convince a judge that they should be able to treat their son's leukemia with medical marijuana. [TONY MARRERO  l  Times]
  16. For Jorge and Delmy Garcia, Temporary Protected Status has lasted more than 30 years. They came to the U.S. illegally from Honduras and later gained the status that enables them to remain here legally. But a recent Supreme Court ruling has dashed their hopes of becoming permanent residents.
  17. Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) congratulates Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) after their NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Jason Behnken)
  18. Mailers promoted the 1 percent sales tax for transportation in Hillsborough County in advance of the November 2018 referendum. A judge is now being asked for guidance on how the proceeds should be refunded after the Florida  Supreme  Court  voided the tax. (Times, 2018)
  19. Tampa-based Pilot Bank is being sold to Lake Michigan Credit Union in Grand Rapids, Mich.
  20. Rob Asay, 53, and Amy Fetherston, 50, both of The Villages, walk past dozens of dead fish scattered along the beach at Honeymoon Island State Park on Wednesday in Dunedin. Contractors started removing dead fish while Red Tide continued moving north along the Pinellas coast, with concentrations being detected off Clearwater Beach and Honeymoon Island.
  21. Robert Bair, a doctoral student at USF, talks with reporters in 2015 about the NEWgenerator, which converts human wastewater into clean water, fertilizer and energy. The university in 2020 received a patent for the generator, along with more than 120 other patents.
  22. Hillsborough Commissioner Gwen Myers is advocating for a Hillsborough County African-American Art Museum & Cultural Center. She is shown during the June 16 commission meeting on HGTV.
  23. Director Dan Myrick, left, and Sabrina Miller, scripts supervisor, both look on a monitor during the filming of "Black Veil" in downtown Plant City in January 2020.
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