1. The country's largest advocacy group for LGBTQ+ rights has suspended its benchmark equality and inclusion rating for Anheuser-Busch, citing the beer company's handling of hate-filled and transphobic backlash received after its partnership with transgender influencer Dylan Mulvaney in April.
  2. Principal Brendan Butcher and pastor Robert Gibbons posted a 21-minute video on YouTube explaining to families that St. Paul Catholic School in St. Petersburg would be increasing its 2023-24 tuition by thousands of dollars more than initially announced, in order to take advantage of state-funded vouchers.
  3. Apple Watches can detect falls and call for help.
  4. In September 2020, supporters of then-President Donald Trump decorated their boats with flags during a Labor Day boat parade at the Coralville Reservoir in Johnson County, Iowa. A letter writer saw little of this sort of thing during a Memorial Day weekend in the Ozarks in Missouri.
  5. A screen displaying the logos of OpenAI and ChatGPT. ChatGPT is a conversational artificial intelligence software application developed by OpenAI.
  6. A new Twitter account, @DeSantisJet, aims to track Gov. Ron DeSantis' travel on a state-owned plane. The account was created by the same Florida college student who stirred controversy by building an account tracking the private jet of Tesla and Twitter owner Elon Musk.
  7. A photograph taken from the International Space Station shows Florida and the gulf coast. Five million more residents are expected in the state by 2030.
  8. Amanda Gorman recites her poem during the inauguration of President Joe Biden at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 20, 2021.
  9. Tampa Fire Rescue attends to a crash at S. MacDill Avenue between Swann Avenue and W Morrison Avenue in 2019.
  10. Thousands lined the streets of Central Avenue during the St. Pete Pride Parade in 2016.
  11. Florida as seen from space.
  12. Freda Brown, 83, of New Port Richey is seen riding the new section of the Pinellas Duke Energy Trail north segment Friday, Aug. 5, 2022 in Clearwater. Friday marked the opening o the new trail which stretches 6.7 miles from Enterprise Road through Countryside to John Chesnut Sr. Park in Palm Harbor. The trail is completed except for some minor items and a pedestrian bridge over the Lake Tarpon Outfall Canal. Bridge construction is expected to begin next spring and conclude in summer 2024.
  13. A scene from St. Petersburg College's electrical lineworker class in 2021.
  14. Heavy traffic is seen along the southbound lanes of I-275 on the Howard Frankland Bridge in 2019.
  15. Gov. Ron DeSantis signs bills into law during a news conference at Cambridge Christian School in Tampa on Wednesday.
  16. University of South Florida undergraduates gather at the Yuengling Center in Tampa for the fall commencement ceremony in 2016.
  17. Gov. Ron DeSantis addresses the audience during a news conference at Cambridge Christian School in Tampa on Wednesday.
  18. Gov. Ron DeSantis talks during a press conference before signing education legislation on Monday at New College of Florida in Sarasota.
  19. Slavery artifacts: shackles from the Spanish slave trade, bottom left, an enslavement contract, top, and a receipt from September 1856 for a one-year lease of enslaved woman Diana and her three enslaved children signed by Tampa’s first mayor, Joseph B. Lancaster, pictured at Tampa Bay History Center. This is all part of our history.
  20. Sandpipers wade into a section of the Stevenson Creek tidal estuary in Clearwater in this Times archive image from 2015. Raw sewage emptied into the creek on Tuesday after a piece of equipment malfunctioned at a city wastewater treatment plant.
  21. Citaly Ramirez kneels at a memorial outside Allen Premium Outlets honoring the victims of a mass shooting in Allen, Texas, on Monday. Ramirez, her brother and their father were working at the mall at the time of the shooting. A gunman fatally shot eight people and wounded seven others May 6 at the Allen Premium Outlets mall before being killed by a police officer.
  22. Ann Brash, 66, walks with assistance from attorney Jelena Kolic in the 600 block of Chicago's West Madison Street in 2019. Brash, who is blind, was part of a group who sued Chicago for the development of audible crosswalk signals.
  23. This taillight isn't broken, but one letter writer writes of driving with a broken one for a year without being stopped.
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