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5 Things To Know On Friday, November 27, 2020

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Posted at 7:00 AM, Nov 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-27 07:08:11-05

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1. Black Friday looks a little bit different this year
The coronavirus pandemic has changed how we celebrate holidays and shop this year, so how will it effect Black Friday?

If you shop in person, there will be masks, social distancing and store limits.

Sale prices will also be extended to online orders that you can pick up in store or curbside at many stores in The Gardens Mall. The employees will put your order in your trunk for completely contact-less shopping.

Black Friday shoppers already on the hunt for doorbusters

2. Have you seen them? Mother and toddler reported missing in Vero Beach
The Indian River County Sheriff's Office is searching for Beatriz Avila and her 1-year-old daughter Addison Woodward.

Deputies say Avila was last seen on Wednesday at 11:26 AM in a silver Nissan Sentra with a Florida tag reading WHT2B.

If you have any information, you're asked to call Public Safety Dispatch at 772-978-6240 and reference case number 2020-200482.

Mother and toddler reported missing in Vero Beach

3. Why didn't the Ravens and Steelers play yesterday?
Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson has tested positive for the coronavirus, according to the NFL Network.

The former Heisman Trophy winner and Boynton Beach high school star is the latest Ravens player to join the team's reserve/COVID-19 list. The team will play Sunday without Jackson.

For only the second time since the coronavirus pandemic began, the Florida Health Department didn't release data on Thanksgiving. Florida was among 20 states not reporting data Thursday.

Baltimore Ravens QB Lamar Jackson vs. Tennessee Titans in November 2020
Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson prepares to make a play during overtime against the Tennessee Titans, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Baltimore. The Titans won 30-24 in overtime.

4. The latest on Election 2020: Trump entertains self-pardon, says he will leave White House Jan. 20
Florida Congressman Matt Gaetz said President Donald Trump should pardon himself and others in his administration before leaving office and Trump retweeted the idea.

President Donald Trump gave his final Thanksgiving address to troops before President-elect Joe Biden takes office in January. Trump said that it would be a “mistake” if the Electoral College votes for Biden next month.

Trump said, “certainly I will, you know that,” when asked if he would leave the White House on January 20.

President Trump gives Thanksgiving address to troops, reiterates election grievances

5. Not-so-magical time at Disney World: 32,000 cast members to be laid off
The Walt Disney Company is planning to lay off about 32,000 of its employees early next year.

The layoffs were announced in a filing with the U.S. Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Wednesday.

The filing says the 32,000 workers affected are primarily in Disney’s parks, experiences and products division, and they’ll be terminated in the first half of fiscal 2021.

Disney World accepting reservations beginning in July
FILE - In this Monday, March 16, 2020, file photo, the road to the entrance of Walt Disney World has few cars, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. Two more unions have reached agreements with Walt Disney World over furloughs caused by the theme park resort's closure during the new coronavirus outbreak. The agreements reached late Friday, April 10, apply to security guards and workers involved in facilities and operations. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)

Today's Forecast
Pleasant weather continues through the weekend

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On This Day In History
On November 27, 1942, Guitar legend Jimi Hendrix is born in Seattle.

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