The Daily Mix: A Closer Look at the Top Stories for Thursday, October 4

What to Know

  • It’s Thursday, South Florida – and NBC 6 has the top stories you need to know for the day.

It’s Thursday, South Florida – and NBC 6 has the top stories you need to know for the day.

Weather wise, Thursday will be the wettest day of the week with scattered storms in the forecast all day and highs in the mid to upper 80s.

No. 1 – Select Miami-Dade beaches closed due to red tide

Officials are confirming red tide is now in our waters so they're closing the beaches north of Haulover Inlet until further notice. Boynton Beach’s Oceanfront Park also has been closed for Thursday.

Results for samples collected off Haulover Park were reported in the medium concentration range. If you have respiratory conditions like asthma, don't go the beach.

Wondering if it's safe to eat seafood during red tide conditions? Florida FWC says fish caught in red tide waters is safe to eat, as long as it’s filleted beforehand.

No. 2 – Over 6.5 million pounds of raw beef recalled over salmonella concerns

The 6,500,966 pounds of recalled raw beef products were packaged at an Arizona facility owned by JBS Tolleson between July 26 and Sept. 7 as contamination fears are linked to nearly 60 people being sickened in 16 states.

No. 3 – National Taco Day means great deals for the popular food

If you’re hungry and want to save a few bucks, check out our list of specials right here to help get in the spirit of the day.

No. 4 – Broward mansion on the market over $150 million

Concierge Auctions, in association with One Sotheby’s International Realty, is auctioning off the 60,000 square foot Hillsboro Beach home this November as one of the most expensive real estate listings in the country.

What do you get for that kind of price tag? Well, for starters, the home has 11 bedrooms and 22 bathrooms as well as its own IMAX home theater and includes a wine cellar that can hold over 3,000 bottles and has independent temperature and humidity control with an adjacent tasting room.

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