Miami’s Top 5: What you should know Friday


1.The search for two people missing after a Learjet medical jet crashed into the ocean a few miles off Fort Lauderdale has been suspended. The pilot and a physician on board are missing and presumed dead. Two other people were killed in Tuesday’s crash.

2. Florida Gov. Rick Scott is releasing the state's latest round of unemployment numbers. Scott is scheduled on Friday to officially announce the state's September and October unemployment rate. The September numbers were not released last month due to the partial federal government shutdown.

3. The Miami Dolphins and Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez have teamed up to distribute turkeys to families. The turkey giveaway will be held Friday afternoon at the Boys and Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade. Turkeys will be handed out on a first-come-first-serve basis to the families of the children that attend the clubs.

4. Miami Book Fair International’s street fair opens at 10 a.m. Friday with free admission. The fair continues Saturday and Sunday (admission $8).

5. Friday began with heavy rains, but forecasters expect the weather to clear some in the afternoon. Saturday will being drier air and lows in the mid-60s to South Florida.

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