Miami’s Top Five: What you should know Wednesday


1. Ready for the big game on Wednesday night? The Indiana Pacers come to town to face the Miami Heat. But the big question is this: Will the aching LeBron James play?

2. If you didn’t buy your Mega Millions ticket in California or Georgia, we’re sorry. You can dream again with the next big jackpot. The two winning tickets will split $636 million, the second-largest lottery prize in U.S. history.

3. A new restaurant and retail complex may be coming to the busy Jackson health district. Miami developer Michael Swerdlow is planning to break ground on Shops of Civica after the new year.

4. Florida's high schools are getting their annual grades. The Florida Department of Education on Wednesday is expected to release A-to-F grades for the state's high schools. Last year, nearly half of Florida's high schools received an A grade for the 2011-12 school year, despite the implementation of a more rigorous graduation rate. Three high schools last year were given an F.

5. Drivers who slightly speed through certain school zones on the Florida Keys Overseas Highway during the holidays might just get an onion from the Grinch instead of a traffic citation. Major Lou Caputo, of the Monroe County Sheriff's Office, dons the Grinch costume and often wields a radar speed gun accompanied by other deputies.

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