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    6 Things to Know: March 22

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    (Published Friday, March 22, 2019)

    We kick off our Friday with crisp conditions out the door. Temperatures will be in the low to mid-50s across the area. Don't forget the jacket this morning!

    Full sunshine is expected from start to finish today with highs landing slightly below normal at 76°.

    1. - Miami Beach Police Cracking Down on Spring Break Chaos

    Miami Beach is adding dozens of additional officers this weekend as the city vows to crack down on out of control spring breakers.

    Commissioners held a special meeting Tuesday to discuss beefing up its police presence following an increase in traffic and multiple brawls and other incidents that were caught on camera and posted on social media. In addition to the increased officers, police will be more strictly enforcing some city ordinances concerning drinking alcohol and smoking marijuana in public.

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    No. 2 - Body Found in Tamarac is Missing Airport Worker: BSO

    Authorities have confirmed that a body found behind an abandoned building in Tamarac Wednesday is a Fort Lauderdale airport worker who went missing last week.

    The body discovered behind the building at 3700 W. Commercial Boulevard was confirmed to be 40-year-old Mackoni Hall, of Hollywood, Broward Sheriff's Office officials said Thursday.

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    No. 3 - Coast Guard to Offload 27,000-Pound, $360M Cocaine Seizure

    The U.S. Coast Guard on Friday will offload some 27,000 pounds of cocaine seized in waters worth some $360 million.

    The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Tampa will offload the cocaine seized in the international waters of the Eastern Pacific Ocean at Miami Beach.

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    No. 4 - President Trump to meet with Caribbean leaders at Mar-a-Lago

    The White House says President Donald Trump will meet with leaders of five Caribbean nations on Friday in an effort to strengthen cooperation on security and trade issues.

    The meeting at Mar-a-Lago, the President's Florida resort on Palm Beach, will feature leaders from the Bahamas, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica, and Saint Lucia.

    No. 5 - Trump Confident Mueller Report Won't Show Conspiracy, Sources Say

    President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he believes special counsel Robert Mueller's report should be released to the public, even as he disparaged its very existence as "ridiculous."

    "Let it come out, let people see it," Trump told reporters as he left the White House on Wednesday for a trip to Ohio. "Let's see whether or not it's legit."

    Mueller is expected to present a report to the Justice Department any day now outlining the findings of his nearly two-year investigation into Russian election meddling, possible collusion with Trump campaign officials and possible obstruction of justice by Trump.

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    No. 6 - Miami-Dade Police Department Introduces Pet Therapy Program

    The Miami-Dade Police Department's Kendall District and Miami-Dade Animal Services are holding a pet therapy program event in which residents will have the opportunity to meet MDPD's dog Sparky and his handler.

    The event will be held at 10 a.m. at the Petco located at 6200 S Dixie Hwy. in South Miami.

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