1. Yamaha Motor Corporation unveiled the world's first hydrogen-powered boat for recreational use at the Miami International Boat Show on Feb 14.  The effort is part of Yamaha's plan to achieve carbon neutrality.
  2. Travis Lucas, one of the coaches for the Hillsborough Harriers running group that was out en force Sunday, wins the Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic 8K.
  3. Three-time Gasparilla Distance Classic half-marathon women's champion Christina Welsh, who lives in St. Petersburg, crosses the finish line Sunday.
  4. Adam McCollor, right, edges Matthew Taddeo for first place in the Gasparilla Distance Classic half-marathon on Sunday morning in Tampa.
  5. More than 30 months after Gov. Ron DeSantis and Marcellus Osceola Jr., chairperson of the Seminole Tribe of Florida, celebrated a new gambling compact in 2021, sports betting is finally up and running in Florida.
  6. Tampa resident Elizabeth Szokol picked up her first LPGA Tour win (along with partner Cheyenne Knight) in July at the Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational in Midland, Michigan.
  7. Runners move across the Sunshine Skyway bridge during the Skyway 10K in 2019. Registration for the 2024 race opens at 8 a.m. Oct. 30. LUIS SANTANA   |   Times
  8. A person is shown fishing earlier this year at the Sunshine Skyway Fishing Pier. Florida voters will decide next year whether to establish a state constitutional right to hunt and fish.
  9. A cyclist rides north along the Pinellas trail as it crosses Wilson Street on Aug. 24 in Dunedin. The lane direction markings have been repainted but can still be confusing along portions of the trail through Dunedin.
  10. Visitors to the Don CeSar hotel, at 3400 Gulf Blvd, enjoy the water at St Pete Beach.
  11. The Golden Aster Scrub Nature Preserve in Gibsonton features a 2.6-mile unpaved trail.
  12. The United States' Rose Lavelle, center, talks with a referee after receiving a yellow card during the first half of the Women's World Cup Group E soccer match against Portugal at Eden Park in Auckland, New Zealand, on Tuesday.
  13. Lauren Shea, left, of Vancouver, British Columbia, Isabelle Côté, also of Vancouver, Chantale Bégin of Ozona, and Noelle Helder of Fairbanks, Alaska, row in the Intracoastal Waterway just off Ozona on June 28. The four have been training daily in the waters near Ozona for the World’s Toughest Row Atlantic Challenge and plan to race across the Atlantic in December.
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  15. Sitting by a campfire in Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park will get a little easier for Florida residents under a new law that gives Floridians a one-month lead in making a reservation starting Jan. 1.
  16. Topgolf, 200 Carillon Parkway in St. Petersburg, is Pinellas County's first Topgolf location.
  17. Inter Miami forward Lionel Messi (10) celebrates after scoring a goal late in the second half of a Leagues Cup soccer match against Cruz Azul on Friday in Fort Lauderdale.
  18. A wildlife sign hangs from the wall as Ashleigh Hall, 36, sports her “Fish to Live to Fish” shirt while fishing with the Sunshine Skyway bridge in background at the Sunshine Skyway northern fishing pier on Tuesday in St. Petersburg.
  19. The black-and-white warbler is a songbird that spends its winters in Florida.
  20. Hikers, from left, Aaron Freedman, Darry Jackson and Terry Tomalin hike the Florida Trail through Hillsborough River State Park in Thonotosassa in 2007.
  21. An angler observes pelicans sitting by the South Sunshine Skyway Fishing Pier in November in St. Petersburg. Nearly 75% of bird rescues at the pier are pelicans, and wildlife officials are considering new rules to prevent their entanglement.
  22. Pinellas County Extension Agent for Florida Sea Grant, Libby Carnahan, leads a group of people on a hike to discuss climate-change science and its effects on coastal communities in Florida at St. Petersburg's Weedon Island Preserve in 2020.
  23. State legislators voted for a moratorium on new deer farms in an effort to control chronic wasting disease.
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