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A Tampa boy was born with a rare disease. His parents refuse to give up hope.
A Tampa boy was born with a rare disease. His parents refuse to give up hope.
The lingering case of Tommy Zeigler and other men on Florida’s Death Row.
The lingering case of Tommy Zeigler and other men on Florida’s Death Row.
Forty-eight years after being attacked, a St. Petersburg woman searches for a way to cope.
Forty-eight years after being attacked, a St. Petersburg woman searches for a way to cope.
Anthony Roy felt threatened in his own back yard. So he got a gun. What would you do? Could this happen in your neighborhood?
Anthony Roy felt threatened in his own back yard. So he got a gun. What would you do? Could this happen in your neighborhood?
The lawyer. The priests. The cops. Strangers. So many people saw Phoebe on her last day alive, skipping beside her dad as he unraveled, holding his hand.
The lawyer. The priests. The cops. Strangers. So many people saw Phoebe on her last day alive, skipping beside her dad as he unraveled, holding his hand.
At Tampa Bay farm-to-table restaurants, you’re being fed fiction.
At Tampa Bay farm-to-table restaurants, you’re being fed fiction.
She was found curled up in a filthy room, unable to speak or make eye contact. They called her a feral child. Could nurturing make up for a lifetime of neglect?
She was found curled up in a filthy room, unable to speak or make eye contact. They called her a feral child. Could nurturing make up for a lifetime of neglect?
He was accused of a crime he swore he never committed; she believed her 4-year-old.
He was accused of a crime he swore he never committed; she believed her 4-year-old.
She had taught at the Parkland high school for 14 years when a shooter changed everything.
She had taught at the Parkland high school for 14 years when a shooter changed everything.
One in three families can’t afford diapers. Why are they so expensive?
One in three families can’t afford diapers. Why are they so expensive?
He's pretty sure we've all moved on.
He's pretty sure we've all moved on.

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  1. Several hundred QAnoners set up camp along the Tampa Riverwalk on Jan. 11 to hear from the celebrities of their fringe conspiracy theory. "It's amazing to see the growth," said Jeffrey Pedersen, better known as "The Matrixxx." [JIARRA CHIANG  |  Special to the Times]
    A movement that became public at a local Trump rally in 2018 is still inspiring true believers.
  2. Darryl Quesenberry performs on a Saturday night in November to a packed crowd at The Craftsman House Gallery. [LUIS SANTANA  |  Tampa Bay Times]
    Reporter Lane DeGregory talks about sharing an emotional night with a dying musician.
  3. Adam Playford, the Times' deputy editor for investigations, talks about how to vet story ideas. [Martha Asencio-Rhine]
    Adam Playford, Times’ deputy editor for investigations, talks about how he decides what to pursue.
  4. The scales at Publix stores are typically near the exits, so shoppers can weigh themselves before leaving the store. (MARTHA ASENCIO RHINE   |   Times)
    In case you’re making resolutions on this New Year’s Day.
  5. Coach Andy Chasanoff, who is wrapping up a long career, celebrates with Abby Bischoff. [JOHN PENDYGRAFT  |  Times]
    Hillsborough rec department’s Andy Chasanoff about to retire after 50 years of coaching.
  6. Amal Mikhail and her son, Andrea, with their first Christmas tree in America. [Times file]
    A few years ago, an Egyptian family started over in Tarpon Springs, free to celebrate their faith.
  7. Ellen Clarke's desk features a lot of reminders of Owen. [Martha Asencio-Rhine]
    Lane DeGregory and Maria Carrillo share advice on chasing children and deadlines.
  8. For some, the lost Zion Cemetery, here in the foreground, and the old Robles Park Village speak to the same issue: a lack of power and respect for black residents. [OCTAVIO JONES  |  Times]
    Times reporting spurred action, brought change to Tampa public housing complex.
  9. Shane Sheil, 16, only wanted three things for Christmas, an Xbox 360, a skateboard and a family.  After a story about Shane ran in the St. Petersburg Times, the community responded, and two of his three wishes have already been fulfilled.  Someone donated an Xbox 360 to him, and a local skateboard shop offered to let him come in and pick out anything he wanted.  He now spends his days playing games like Need for Speed Carbon with friends, and said he hopes he can go get the skateboard up soon.  (MELISSA LYTTLE | Times) [LYTTLE, MELISSA  |  St. Petersburg Times]
    The generosity of more than 100 people Shane Sheil, a 16-year-old in Pinellas County’s foster care system, never met changed his life.
  10. Shane Sheil, 16, rides his bike to and from school every day.  He prides himself on his speed as well as being self-sufficient.   (MELISSA LYTTLE | Times) [LYTTLE, MELISSA  |  St. Petersburg Times]
    “I wish someone would actually be there for me, you know? I’m outgoing. I can bring joy. I just want to be adopted.”
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