What to Know
- Thursday is here, South Florida – and NBC 6 has the top six stories you need to know for November 15th.
Thursday is here, South Florida – and NBC 6 has the top six stories you need to know for November 15th.
Weather wise, scattered showers and afternoon storms are in the forecast as a cold front arrives, with highs in the mid-80s but lows tonight in the mid-60s
No. 1 – Broward County finished the machine recount of ballots overnight, ahead of the 3 p.m. statewide deadline. At the same time, supervisor of elections Dr. Brenda Snipes faces hearings today in two election lawsuits against her – one filed by Republican Senate candidate and current Governor Rick Scott and the other filed by Republican Agriculture Commissioner candidate Matt Caldwell.
No. 2 - NBC 6 political reporter Steve Litz is following the race for Florida’s senate seat in the nation’s capital right now with Senator Bill Nelson and Governor Scott. Look for his live reports this afternoon.
No. 3 - It's day three of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas safety commission meeting. Today, former deputy Scot Peterson, Sheriff Scott Israel and Superintendent Robert Runcie are set to speak about what happened that day.
No. 4 - The future of the Ultra Music Festival could be decided today. The Miami city commission is set to meet this morning to talk about new locations. One of the possible places is Virginia Key, which has been met with pushback from those in that area.
No. 5 - The city of Fort Lauderdale invites you to kick off the holiday season at the "Light Up Lauderdale" event happening tonight. The free event features tons of activities for the entire family. It's all happening at Esplanade Park starting at 6pm.
No. 6 - Today is "Give Miami Day" - and you can help break last year's donation record of $10 million dollars. The Miami Foundation has pledged to match donations between $25 and $1000 made today.