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COVID-19 Apex Expected Near April 21 In Tampa Bay AreaCOVID-19 cases expected to peak in the coming weeks for the Tampa Bay area.
Gov. DeSantis Set Aside $50M Emergency Relief Loans For Small BusinessSmall business owners in Tampa Bay Area are finding relief in small bridge loans as a portion of the COVID-19 Stimulus.
Pinellas Sees Drop In Donations As Need In Community GrowsDuring the COVID-19 pandemic, we have seen a major decrease in food donations.
Pinellas: Hundreds of Complaints About COVID-19 ClosuresThe county is receiving hundreds of complaints about the language of the local and state orders and how their business is adversely affected.
Pinellas County In Need Of PPE And Food DonationsPinellas county is in immediate need of PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)and food donations.
Pinellas County Forms New COVID-19 Response TeamThe new three person team will be deployed to confirmed potential COVID-19 patients.
Taco Bus Donates Meals To Tampa Bay First RespondersMore than 300 meals were donated to the Tampa Police Department.
St. Pete Business Owner: 'Close Your Business Or Close Your Casket'Salon Lofts in downtown St. Pete says her business was closed in response to the COVID-19 mitigation effort.
St. Pete Native Serves On U.S.N.S., Mercy In L.A.A St. Petersburg native is standing watch on the Naval Hospital Ship, Mercy that docked in Los Angeles
FL Gov. DeSantis Adds Resources For Unemployment ProcessingDEO will process 80,000 claims this week, up from 6,000.
Gov. DeSantis Causes Confusion In Tampa Bay With Stay-At-Home OrderSome Tampa Bay residents continue to ignore safety guidelines.
COVID-19 Isolation in Pasco County: 'There's A Lot Of People Out, It's Like Business As Usual'Some Tampa Bay residents still not heeding Governor Ron DeSantis' Executive Order.


New photography book captures the rise of legendary band KissKiss has been electrifying fans more than four decades. Now, the group's glory years are being celebrated in the new book "Kiss: 1977-1980" by photographer Lynn Goldsmith. Anthony Mason looks through the portfolio with Goldsmith and Kiss frontman Gene Simmons.
Tyler Perry pays grocery bills for elderly shoppers"You hear about these things, but you never expect for it to happen to you," one shopper said.
Christine Baranski on season four of "The Good Fight"Tony and Emmy-winning actress Christine Baranski joins "CBS This Morning" to talk about the newest season of the hit series "The Good Fight," now streaming on CBS All Access. Baranski took on the role of Chicago lawyer Diane Lockhart over a decade ago in the series "The Good Wife." In the season four premiere of its spin off, Baranski's character finds herself in an alternate reality after falling into a coma.
From 1992: Father and son: Guitarists Bucky Pizzarelli and John PizzarelliAs a singer John Pizzarelli has been crooning classic standards by such legendary artists as Nat King Cole and Frank Sinatra. As a guitar player he had an even closer inspiration: his father, jazz guitarist John “Bucky” Pizzarelli. The two talked with “Sunday Morning” correspondent Billy Taylor about their musical collaboration (which would evolve into several albums together) in a story originally broadcast on June 28, 1992. [Bucky Pizzarelli died on April 1, 2020 at age 94.]
Teachers caravan California community to inspire students during pandemicSchools have been closed in just about every state for weeks now. Some teachers can't stand seeing their students all cooped up at home, so they found a way to bring a smile to their faces. Jamie Yuccas has their story.
Ellen faces backlash for comparing quarantine to "being in jail""This is like being in jail," the comedian joked. "Mostly because I've been wearing the same clothes for 10 days and everyone in here is gay."