6 Things to Know – Your Top Stories For Monday, November 5

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  • Monday is here, South Florida – and NBC 6 has the top six stories you need to know for November 5th.

Monday is here, South Florida – and NBC 6 has the top six stories you need to know for November 5th.

Weather wise, it’s a dry start to the work week across South Florida with temperatures slightly above average for this time of the year, reaching the mid-80s

No. 1 – In a little more than 24 hours, polls across the country and right here in South Florida will open with millions of people casting their vote for lawmakers, important state and local laws. More than two million people took part in in-person early voting across the state, with another 1.9 million people voting by mail in ballot.

No. 2 – There are more than a dozen proposed amendments to the Florida constitution on this year's ballot, many of them written in legal jargon. Our NBC 6 app has each amendment broken down for you to make sure you make an informed decision when you head to the polls tomorrow.

No. 3 – A child is recovering in the hospital after a shooting in Brownsville. It happened near Northwest 20th Avenue and 60th Street. Police say someone started firing shots from a dark colored car, hitting the boy in the hip.

No. 4 – Two of the three Miami officers facing federal narcotics charges are set to be arraigned this week. Schonton Harris and James Archibald are due in court, accused of taking money to distribute drugs, and provide protection for drug dealers.

No. 5 – Several South Florida law enforcement agencies are teaming up to collect relief supplies for the victims of Hurricane Michael. The relief drive is already underway at Dolphin Mall and continues today until 9 pm.

No. 6 – We are bragging about another South Florida school today! Education on 6 reporter Ari Odzer is heading to Miami Carol City Senior High School. He will be showcasing their various programs, including their unique law program with live reports starting at 11 am.

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