The Daily Mix: A Closer Look at the Top Stories for Thursday, December 13

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  • It’s Thursday, December 13th – and NBC 6 has the top stories you need to know.

It’s Thursday, December 13th – and NBC 6 has the top stories you need to know.

Weather wise, seasonable temperatures return with high temps in the mid to upper 70s with warm temperatures and a chance of rain on the way for the weekend.

No. 1 – Investigation into Miami Beach officer punching man before arrest

The video has sparked a lot of controversy and an internal investigation. You don't see what happened before that punch, but it was recorded on a cell phone and released to the public by an officer in the department. The officer who leaked the video wants legal protection so he does not face retaliation or job termination.

No. 2 – Manny Diaz leaving Miami Hurricanes for head coaching job

After days of intense rumors, the defensive coordinator is leaving for Temple. Diaz will sign a 5 year deal and be introduced this afternoon. In three years, Diaz led one of the best defenses in the country, including one that ranked third in yards allowed this season.

No. 3 – VitaminWater offering big bucks to give up smart phone

Would you give up your smart phone for one year in exchange for $100,000? The company is challenging you to enter by January 8th and include the hashtags #nophoneforayear and #contest.

No. 4 – Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announces 2019 class

Among those who will be inducted are Janet Jackson as she joins her brothers, Michael Jackson and the Jackson Five. She will be inducted along with Stevie Nicks, Def Leppard and more.

No. 6 - Our 21st Annual Caravan of Joy Toy Drive is underway.

Every year, your donations brighten up the lives of thousands of children in need throughout South Florida. To make this year exceptional once again, click here to find out how you can help.

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