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What happens at Florida’s lone lead smelter
  1. Raymond hold a sign saying “We Missed you” as fans are greeted before the doors open at Tropicana Field for the Tampa Bay Rays home opening day against the New York Yankees, on Friday, April 9, 2021 in St. Petersburg.
  2. The Beans & Barlour caramel and peanut butter milkshake with a Cracker Jack rim, whipped cream and baseball lollipop — with whiskey added for those over 21 — is among the new items at Tropicana Field this season.
  3. Rays personnel, including first baseman Ji-Man Choi, left, and centerfielder Kevin Kiermaier, second from right, leave the dugout following the final out of Game 6 of the World Series in October in Arlington, Texas.
  4. Columbus head coach John Tortorella, back, watches the Blue Jackets play the Red Wings in January in Detroit.
  5. Rays fans Bill Conway, 53, and Katie Conway, 40, of Safety Harbor, pose with the 2020 American League championship trophy at a photo station during Saturday's drive-through Fan Fest in the Tropicana Field parking lot. The pandemic, and WWE booking the Trop, forced the Rays to reimagine the traditional indoors Fan Fest as an outdoor drive-through event.
  6. Crowds defiantly gather in the street while a speaker blasts music an hour past curfew in Miami Beach on Sunday.
  7. This screengrab from a video by Sugar Hill Community Partners and JMA Ventures shows a proposed new stadium for the Tampa Bay Rays, part of their $3 billion proposal to redevelop St. Petersburg's Tropicana Field site. The four development teams shortlisted for the site submitted video versions of their proposals that will be used as the city nears the public comment phase of the Trop redevelopment process.
  8. Rays pitcher Rich Hill delivers in the first inning of a spring training baseball game against the Red Sox.
  9. The Florida Capitol in Tallahassee. File photo, Jan. 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Steve Cannon)
  10. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., walks on Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday. By late Wednesday, not one Republican in either chamber of Congress had publicly said he or she would back Democrats' $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill.
  11. Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) holds the Lombardi Trophy while celebrating the Buccaneers 31-9 win over the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl 55 Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021 in Tampa.
  12. Fans line up at Tampa International Airport to welcome home Tampa Bay Buccaneers players and staff after beating the Green Bay Packers in the NFC Championship game on Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021 in Tampa.
  13. Epiphany 2021 winner Colten Sakadales, 16, Tarpon Springs.
  14. A Tampa Bay Times video camera captures a Sept. 28. Lightning watch party in Thunder Alley.
  15. Tampa Bay Rays center fielder Kevin Kiermaier (39) chases Tampa Bay Rays right fielder Brett Phillips (14) as they celebrate Phillips walk off single for the the 8-7 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 4 of the World Series Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020 in Arlington, TX.
  16. In the latest edition of Regarding Race, Tampa Bay Times engagement producer Monique Welch chats with incoming St. Petersburg NAACP president Esther Eugene about her mission for reviving the chapter, gun violence in St. Pete and community solutions.
  17. The Pfizer Global Supply Kalamazoo manufacturing plant is shown in Portage, Mich., Friday. The U.S. gave the final go-ahead Friday to the nation’s first COVID-19 vaccine, marking what could be the beginning of the end of an outbreak that has killed nearly 300,000 Americans. [Paul Sancya | Associated Press]
  18. Thumbnail for One Small Act video series.  Antonio Brown teaches kids how to read with his Barbershop Book Club.
  19. Jorge Roldan, 24, known professionally as Rojo the Artist, is pictured with his mural of L.A. Lakers legend Kobe Bryant on the basketball courts at Seminole Heights Elementary School in Tampa.
  20. President-elect Joe Biden speaks at The Queen theater Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020, in Wilmington, Del.
  21. FILE - In this Oct. 30, 2019, file photo, an alligator prowls the waters in the Big Cypress National Preserve in Florida. Florida Wildlife Federation workers discovered the attack in Estero when they checked the camera’s memory card last week, according to the agency’s regional policy director, Meredith Budd.
  22. The Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority has partnered with Beep to launch a fare-free, electric and autonomous shuttle named AVA, short for Autonomous Vehicle Advantage. AVA will begin serving the public along Bayshore Drive on Wednesday.
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