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6 Things to Know – Woman's Sobering Trafficking Stories, ‘Canes Returning to Orange Bowl Site for Game

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  • It’s Friday, November 22nd – and NBC 6 has the top stories you need to know for the day.

It’s Friday, November 22nd – and NBC 6 has the top stories you need to know for the day.

No. 1 – Weather wise, warmer temperatures show up for the end of the work week in South Florida, but decent and dry weather is in the forecast for the weekend. Keep your NBC 6 app handy for First Alert Doppler 6000 and push alerts for any severe weather.

No. 2 - Authorities are investigating after a woman said she was kidnapped in Boca Raton and driven to Broward County where she was then robbed.

Boca Raton Police said the woman told investigators she had walked to the Publix at 1001 South Federal Highway when she was approached by a Hispanic woman who told her she was new to the area and looking for an attorney's office. The suspects drove the victim to a Publix on Commercial Boulevard in Oakland Park and told her to go inside and call someone to have money sent or they would kill her.

No. 3 - The daughter of a man who died after suffering a heart attack on a cruise ship in Alaska is speaking out after her family was awarded millions by a federal jury in Miami.

A once in a lifetime Alaskan cruise ended in heartbreak and anguish for the family of Richard Puchalski aboard Royal Caribbean Cruise Line's Explorer of the Seas in 2016. The Chicago-area family said Puchalski, who was celebrating his 70th birthday on the ship with his wife, children and grandchildren, went into cardiac arrest in his room shortly after visiting the ship's doctor.

No. 4 - A former Boston College student charged with involuntary manslaughter for allegedly encouraging her boyfriend to take his life is scheduled to be arraigned today.

A spokesman for the Suffolk district attorney says 21-year-old Inyoung You will appear before a judge in Suffolk Superior Court on Friday morning. Prosecutors say You sent Alexander Urtula, of Cedar Grove, New Jersey, more than 47,000 text messages in the last two months of the relationship, including many urging him to "go kill yourself."

No. 5 – A woman is telling the harrowing story of how her adoptive parents started trafficking her to popular destinations, including Miami, when she was young as just seven years old.

To hear her exclusive story of survival she told NBC 6, click on this link for her own words to NBC 6’s Sasha Jones.

No. 6 – ‘The Battle in Little Havana’ taking place this weekend as the Miami Hurricanes face off with the FIU Panthers inside Marlins Park.

Saturday's game will be the first with the Panthers as the host team and the first time they have played at the site of the original Orange Bowl stadium, which was the site of the first two games between the teams including the infamous 2006 game featuring a brawl in the third quarter.

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