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of the Tampa Bay Times

A rough surf surrounds Boynton Beach inlet as Hurricane Irma hits in Boynton Beach, Fla. (Jim Rassol/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP)

Images of beauty and destruction - Hurricane Irma photos from Tampa Bay, Florida and the Caribbean

Update: 6 new images added on Friday, September 15, 2017. 14 new images added on Thursday, September 14, 2017 Events such as Hurricane Irma often produce images of beauty as well as destruction. Here is a mix of images -- from Tampa Bay, Florida and the Caribbean -- some portraying the destructive power of Irma, so …

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  1. Here are 10 national monuments the Interior Department wants to shrink or modify

    Nation

    Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has proposed that President Donald Trump make changes to 10 national monuments, including Bears Ears in southern Utah, according to a memo addressed to the White House.

  2. Photo of the Day for September 19, 2017 - Great Egret with green mating coloration

    Human Interest

    Today's Photo of the Day comes from Barbara Motter of Weeki Wachee, FL.

  3. Photo of the Day for September 18, 2017 - Sunset cruise

    Human Interest

    Today's Photo of the Day comes from Nellie Sela of St. Petersburg, FL.

  4. The weeks' most compelling photos from Tampa Bay and Florida

    Human Interest

    Florida photos of the week for September 8 - September 15: This week's post contains many photos related to Irma and her aftermath -- such as a nun with a chainsaw -- as well as a handful of images that have nothing to do with hurricanes -- such as a very cocky seagull.

    Residents of the Astor Park apartment complex off Tuskawilla Road in Winter Springs, Fla. were shocked to find a van head first in a sinkhole in the parking lot. The driver apparently crawled out by kicking out the back window of the vehicle. "It's very strange and very scary," resident Mario Lopez said. (Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel/TNS)
  5. Photo of the Day for September 15, 2017 - A baby reacts to Irma damage - Absolutely priceless

    Human Interest

    Today's Photo of the Day comes from Jess Lemieux.

  6. Photo of the Day for September 14, 2017 - Anhinga in the Sun

    Human Interest

    Today's Photo of the Day comes from Colin Ward of St. Petersburg, FL.

  7. Looking Back: The Beach Boys add some music to their day (May 6, 1969)

    News

    At Looking Back I try to keep the subjects topical when I can, but after spending 5 nights in 5 different beds in the search for air conditioning, it was NOT the time to look at any more old hurricane photos. So I went with a photo I've been saving for the right occasion. I think it's simply the sweetest photo we have …

    Carl Wilson, guitar (left), Bruce Johnston, piano (center) and Al Jardine, guitar (right).

TIMES | Ricardo Ferro
  8. Helping hands lift spirits of hurricane survivors - Irma photos from Florida and the Caribbean

    Hurricanes

    Hurricane Irma brought many things in its wake. Among the uncountable stories of human misery there are many acts of compassion and kindness to be found. Here is a mix of images -- from Tampa Bay, Florida and the Caribbean -- that portray the best of what it means to be a member of the human race.

    LARA CERRI   |   Times                                                        Kennedy Waechter, 10, left, and Danika Kubiak, 7, wait for customers in their "lemonade stand" that includes juice, coffee, and a power strip, in front of the Kubiak family's Old Northeast home in St. Petersburg on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017. They made about $100, which will be donated to the Red Cross.