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The Daily Mix: A Closer Look at the Top Stories for Tuesday, December 18

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    VERONA, NY - DECEMBER 28: Alfonso Ribeiro performs during the Dancing With The Stars: Live! Tour at Turning Stone on December 28, 2014 in Verona, New York. (Photo by Brett Carlsen/Getty Images)

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    • It’s Tuesday, December 18th – and NBC 6 has the top stories you need to know.

    It’s Tuesday, December 18th – and NBC 6 has the top stories you need to know.

    Weather wise, cooler morning temps will give way to a warmer afternoon with highs in the mid to upper 70s ahead of some potentially serious storms later in the week.

    No. 1 – One week until Christmas means plenty of deadlines to get items shipped

    This week will be the busiest week of the year for mailing and shipping as the United States Postal Service estimates it'll deliver almost 3 billion pieces of mail this week alone!

    The USPS, UPS, and FedEx recommend sending packages by Friday, December 21st. If you need more time, you can ship as late as December 22nd with priority mail express but it will cost you. FedEx says they're providing same day service on Christmas day.

    For online shoppers, popular retailers such as Walmart, Target and Best Buy guarantee delivery by Christmas day but you have to place your order by this Thursday.

    No. 2 – ‘Hamilton’ starts South Florida run this week

    The Tony Award winning musical hands down is the hottest ticket in town right now. The musical will be in town at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts from today until January 20th. Tickets range $350 to $700 each with what's left for opening night.

    No. 3 – Former ‘Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’ star sues video game over dance

    You know the dance “The Carlton”. Well, Alfonso Ribeiro doesn't like that his moves are being used in Fortnite. He’s suing Epic Games, the game's creator, for allegedly using his signature dance without his permission.