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Boaters line up at the Gandy Boat Ramp to enjoy some social distancing on the waters of Tampa Bay on Saturday. [LUIS SANTANA   |   TIMES  |  Tampa Bay Times]
Sheriff Bob Gualtieri, who was closely monitoring the boating scene, said boaters were behaving better this weekend than last weekend.
Yesterday• Pinellas
Tampa Mayor Jane Castor lauded residents for staying apart, while St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman chastised people for crowding. The difference? It might be the parks.
Yesterday• Health
An internal memo obtained by a TV station said the news “is not unexpected."
Apr. 3• Health
Pastor Rodney Howard-Browne was arrested for violating public health emergency orders. He’s closing his church — but not because he changed his mind about the dangers of the coronavirus.
Apr. 2• Hillsborough

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  1. The ramp will be closed until April 6.  [Times files 2008]
  2. Mandy Minor works with her 8-year-old daughter, Clara, on a class assignment at home. Clara suffers from learning and developmental delays due to DiGeorge Syndrome. Without peers and a teacher to propel her through the day, she burns out quickly, her mother says. [Courtesy of Alastair St. Hill]
  3. Tampa residents enjoy time outside on Wednesday, April 1, 2020 in Tampa. Bayshore blvd is one of the few public spaces open to the public after the City of Tampa enacted the Safer At Home order urging residents to stay home. [LUIS SANTANA  |  Times]
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  5. Video producer/editor Mike Fitzer films a virtual Easter service with the Rev. Dr. J. Herbert Nelson, II, Stated Clerk of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), at the denomination's headquarters in Kentucky. The service will be available to churches nationally. Photo by Kathy Francis [Kathy Francis]
  6. Talance Callins, 18, was fatally shot March 20 in Tampa. [Tampa Police Department]
  7. Employees of KnowBe4 participate in a yoga class given by Michele Levin, yoga instructor of A Yoga Village, Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at KnowBe4 Town Hall area  in Clearwater. The employees are: left to right: Tara McClellan, Christopher Vaughn, and Vall Moss.  [SCOTT KEELER  |  TAMPA BAY TIMES]
  8. Rubin Eugene Padgett, the first African American member of Hillsborough County's Board of County Commissioners, died on March 28 at the age of 89. [                                      |  Tampa Bay Times]
  9. The new federal Paycheck Protection Program aims to help companies continue to make payroll with $349 billion in forgivable loans, but the day before applications opened, questions abounded. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File) [MATT ROURKE  |  AP]
  10. Tim Gainer, 55 poses inside of his new temporary home, tent #45. After two days the emergency homeless shelter setup by Catholic Charities of the Diocese of St. Petersburg and the City of Tampa was full. [LUIS SANTANA   |   TIMES  |  Tampa Bay Times]
  11. Pastor Rodney Howard-Browne of The River at Tampa Bay Church turned himself in on charges of unlawful assembly and violation of public health emergency rules. The charges were filed against him in Hillsborough County for holding two services on Sunday for scores of worshipers, violating a county order for residents to stay at home to limit the spread of coronavirus. Now the pastor says he will close the church, but vows to keep fighting local government. [Hernando County Sheriff's Office | Facebook]
  12. A usually active 200 block of Central Avenue in downtown St. Petersburg is eerily quiet at around 9:30 pm on Wednesday night March 18, 2020 as restaurants and bars closed early due to the government mandated operating restrictions including alcohol sales impacted by the Coronavirus pandemic.  [BOYZELL HOSEY  |  BOYZELL HOSEY   |   Times]
  1. Tampa Mayor Jane Castor's leadership during the coronavirus outbreak has brought her national attention. [CHRIS URSO      |  Times]
  2. Drivers pass a sign outside the Kimmins Contracting Corp., looking to hire employees last Thursday in Tampa. A record-high number of people have applied for unemployment benefits as layoffs engulfed the United States in the face of a near-total economic shutdown aimed to curb the spread of the coronavirus. On Friday, applications open for the new federal Paycheck Protection Program, which will provide forgivable loans to small businesses that maintain their headcount, pay and employee benefits. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara) [CHRIS O'MEARA  |  AP]
  3. Creekside Manor team member Blanca Alvardo, 74, right, hands resident Maggie Lauer, 66, food at Creekside Manor I Tuesday, March 31, 2020 in Tampa. Residents at Creekside Manor received four prepared meals in addition to fresh strawberries on Tuesday. [CHRIS URSO      |  Times]
  4. Tampa Police Chief Brian Dugan, center, is flanked by State Representative Dianne Hart (left) and Councilman Orlando Gudes during a news conference Tuesday, March 31, 2020 in Tampa. [Tampa Police Department]
  5. Pasco County Historic Courthouse in Dade City. Times (2018)
  6. Carol Lewis, now known as Carole Baskin, left, and Don Lewis, her husband who disappeared, both seen in 1997, the year Don Lewis disappeared. [Tampa Bay Times]
  7. Cars lined up outside of Raymond James Stadium last week for preregistered patients to get drive-thru coronavirus testing. The site will re-open to those with appointments this week Wednesday through Friday. [LUIS SANTANA  |  Times]
  8. Pastor Rodney Howard-Browne of The River at Tampa Bay Church turned himself in on charges of unlawful assembly and violation of public health emergency rules. The charges were filed against him in Hillsborough County for holding two services on Sunday for scores of worshipers, violating a county order for residents to stay at home to limit the spread of coronavirus. [Hernando County Sheriff's Office | Facebook]
  9. A newspaper clipping from the Tampa Bay Times, then named the St. Petersburg Times, from Aug. 31, 1998 featuring a story on Don Lewis. [Tampa Bay Times]
  10. A Dunedin reader tells Dr. Delay that the Bass Boulevard and Main Street intersection has a "potentially deadly crosswalk." He and his wife were nearly run over, he said. [Google Maps]
  11. Holly Winn, 60, a case manager with Eckerd Connects Community Alternative, speaks to one of her families via video chat Wednesday at the agency's office in Largo. Most home visits by case managers are now being done over the internet in keeping with Gov. Ron DeSantis’s order that state agencies limit face-to-face contact. [CHRIS URSO      |  Times]
  12. The Ironman Group will remain headquartered in Tampa following its purchase for $730 million by a New York company. In 2008, Joanna Zeiger won the Foster Grant Ironman World Championship in Clearwater, a 1.2-mile swim, 56-mile bike and 13.1-mile run. [Times (2018)]
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