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Hillsborough County Schools Releases COVID-19 Plan For This School YearSocial distancing will be enforced, there will be plenty of hand sanitizing stations, and regular cleaning focused in areas of the school with high traffic of students.
Florida Breaks COVID-19 Case And Hospitalization RecordsAccording to the United States Department of Health and Human Services, as of Monday 10,682 people are hospitalized with COVID-19 in Florida.
St. Pete Pier Hosts 1 Year Anniversary Event With Drone Light ShowLocals and tourists alike are gearing up to celebrate the one year anniversary of the St. Petersburg Pier. The celebration this Saturday will include a unique drone light show.
Local Businesses Debate Whether Or Not To Require Masks AgainThe Pinellas County Health Department says the COVID-19 positivity rate is up to 14% right now!
Local Organization Spreads Awareness About Dangers Of Red TideAs red tide continues to impact the Tampa Bay Area, one local organization called Tampa Bay Waterkeeper is trying to help with the issue.
CDC Recommends Everyone Wear A Mask In Public PlacesOfficials announced Tuesday afternoon that people who are both vaccinated and unvaccinated need to start wearing masks in public indoor settings again.
Hillsborough County Schools Faces Bus Driver ShortageHillsborough County School officials say the district is facing the largest bus driver shortage it’s ever seen.
COVID-19 Hospitalizations Rise From 40 To Over 70 At Tampa General HospitalTampa General Hospital doctor, Jason Wilson, says he's seeing younger patients get sick with COVID-19.
Undercover Investigation Of Illegal Drug Trafficking Arrests 29 In The Lake Wales AreaDetectives filed 301 total felony and 134 total misdemeanor charges against the suspects during the investigation.
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Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office Creates Team To Reduce Gun ViolenceHe says the squad will focus on investigating and apprehending people involved in street-level shootings.
Tampa General Hospital Sees Spike In COVID-19 HospitalizationsAs we enter the middle of Summer, local experts say COVID-19 is more of a threat now than in recent months.
Red Tide Causes Local Businesses To SufferLocal businesses are being impacted by Red Tide across the Bay Area and it might not end anytime soon.
Fans Brave Summer Storms To Celebrate Back-To-Back Lightning WinDowntown Tampa's waterways were filled Monday with fans celebrating the Tampa Bay Lightning's third Stanley Cup win. 
Tampa Police Encourage Safety Over Fourth Of July WeekendTonight Tampa Police and first responders are gearing up for Fourth of July weekend! While they will be on the lookout to keep everyone safe, they also want the public to take precautions.
Local First Responders Search Through Rubble From Surfside Building CollapseSearch and rescue efforts continue in South Florida after a 12-story condominium collapsed over a week ago. First responders and emergency crews from the Tampa Bay Area are in South Florida, sifting through debris in hopes of finding missing people.
Florida's Tax-Free Holiday, Freedom Week Is In Full Swing Right NowFlorida's first ever Freedom Week, a tax free holiday on many purchases in the state is open from July 1 through July 7, 2021. 
Search Continues For Survivors Of Surfside Building CollapseOfficials say eleven people are now dead and 150 are unaccounted for.
Surfside Florida Tragedy: Bay Area Expert Encourages Condo Owners To Have Foundations Checked AnnuallyThe desperate rescue effort continues with the Champlain Tower collapse in Surfside, Florida. As we wait for answers for the cause of the accident, one local expert encourages Bay Area condo owners to have their foundations examined annually. 
Bay Area Doctor Says Vaccine Is Effective Against Delta COVID-19 Variant, Infections Up 10% In WeekAs the Delta variant of COVID-19 spreads, a Bay Area medical expert explains how the current vaccines are combatting the virus.
Southwest & American Airlines Seeing Cancelled Flights As Summer Travel Heats UpFlights with American Airlines and Southwest Airlines have been experiencing technical difficulties resulting in cancelled flights around the country.
Two Long-Lost Sisters Reunited In Tampa BayTwo long-lost sisters who had no idea the other existed for over 50 years are now reunited! 
Red Tide Clean-Up Begins In Pinellas CountyOfficials say it’s the first time in over two years that emergency services have been deployed to help with the red tide situation.
Novavax Says New COVID-19 Vaccine Has 90% EfficacyA fourth vaccine could become available for Americans towards the end of the year.

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