1. "The Problem We All Live With" is a 1964 painting by Norman Rockwell. It depicts Ruby Bridges, a 6-year-old African American girl, on her way into an all-white public school in New Orleans on Nov. 14, 1960, during the process of racial desegregation. Because of threats and violence against her, she is escorted by four deputy U.S. marshals.
  2. Readers praise high school teacher Chris Fulton for his column.
  3. How many of these Florida drivers do you think were packing?
  4. A letter writer suggests another famous book that schools should ban, and it's not the Toni Morrison novel "The Bluest Eye."
  5. The Legislature has targeted any "courses in higher education that are “based on unproven, theoretical or exploratory content." A reader asks: Does that mean banning any classes that include discussion of the Bible?
  6. President Donald Trump talks to Gov. Ron DeSantis during a visit to Lake Okeechobee and Herbert Hoover Dike at Canal Point in 2019.
  7. Pat Ton, holding his dog Ginger, takes in the damage to homes and businesses on Third Street at Fort Myers Beach after Hurricane Ian struck in September.
  8. A photograph taken by astronaut Reid Wiseman shows Florida and the gulf coast all the way west to Louisiana.
  9. Bills have been filed in the Florida House and Senate that would open the way for widespread telemedicine for pets.
  10. A recent bill in the Florida Legislature would make it harder to sue insurance companies.
  11. A letter writer writes that, "I have watched a profession I love lose bright, talented people because of low pay, low morale and constant degradation by elected officials."
  12. Suspending driver’s licenses due to unpaid fines needs to stop, one letter writer says. Another letter writer disagrees.
  13. Gov. Ron DeSantis and the Republican Legislature are changing the nature of higher education in Florida.
  14. Graduates stand at the beginning of a USF commencement ceremony.
  15. A Pride flag billows in the wind as students go to join a protest at Gaither High School in Tampa last year against the Parental Rights in Education Act, also known as the Don’t Say Gay bill. This week, a Florida House panel backed a proposal that would expand the law barring instruction about sexual orientation and gender identity in early grades and restrict the way students and teachers can use their preferred pronouns in schools.
  16. Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskyy meets with President Joe Biden in the Oval Office of the White House on Dec. 21, 2022.
  17. A downed stop sign rests on a fence on the corner of Lagoon and Tarpon roads in Fort Myers Beach, next to items like a pinball machine and appliances in October 2022. The items were among tons of debris left behind in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian, which hit the area as a Category 4 storm a month earlier.
  18. Debris surrounds damaged homes in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian in Fort Myers Beach last September.
  19. Largo High School freshman Ian Demilo navigates his predawn pickup. A bill before the Legislature would ban high schools from starting before 8:30 a.m. as of the 2026 school year.
  20. Florida's GOP legislators will be debating a bill to allow permitless carry of concealed weapons.
  21. IndyCars round turn one in front of Albert Whitted Airport at the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg.
  22. Gov. Ron DeSantis, Mason, Madison, Casey DeSantis and Mamie wave to the crowd during an inauguration ceremony at the historic Florida Capitol on Jan. 3 in Tallahassee.
  23. Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks about his new book, "The Courage to Be Free," at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library on March 5 in Simi Valley, California.
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