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5 Things To Know On Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Posted at 6:06 AM, Sep 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-09 06:06:24-04

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1. AMBER ALERT: Have you seen 10-year-old Randi Canion?
An Amber Alert was issued Tuesday for a 10-year-old girl missing since Saturday in Miami-Dade County.

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement said the child, Randi Canion, was last seen in the area of the 7800 block of North Bayshore Dr. in Miami.

The child may be in the company of an unidentified white man, and they may be traveling in a white van.

Amber Alert issued for missing 10-year-old girl

2. Pres. Trump returns to Palm Beach County after months away from his second home
President Donald Trump on Tuesday made his first visit to Palm Beach County since March and spoke about protecting Florida's environment during a visit to Jupiter.

He announced he's extending a moratorium, or temporary ban, on offshore oil drilling along Florida's gulf coast, and expanding the ban to Florida's east coast, as well as the coasts of Georgia and South Carolina.

He spoke about coronavirus before arriving in Florida on Tuesday.

"Vaccine is looking very good, " Trump said. "We've done a great job with COVID."

President Trump visits Jupiter

3. FHP trooper involved in shooting in Delray Beach
A Florida Highway Patrol trooper-involved shooting happened Tuesday night near Atlantic Ave. and I-95.

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement has taken over the investigation and the trooper has been placed on administrative leave.

We’re working to learn the circumstances, who the other person was involved in the shooting and their condition.

FHP trooper involved in shooting incident in Delray Beach

4. Where is the body cam video? Breonna Taylor evidence photos contradict police's claim
After nearly six months of investigations, the defense legal team released more than 1,200 graphic evidence photos from inside and outside Breonna Taylor's Louisville apartment.

One of the most notable photos shows an officer wearing a body camera.

The police department previously said no body camera video existed because the officers weren't wearing them, but a photo from the scene shows an officer wearing one.

Breonna Taylor scene photos released

5. Thank you for vaping? DeSantis vetoes raise to minimum tobacco, vaping age
Governor Ron DeSantis has vetoed a bill that would have raised the minimum smoking age to 21 in Florida.

DeSantis said that banning vaping would be "more dangerous" for hundreds of thousands of Floridians who rely on the reduced-risk alternatives to cigarettes.

Gov. DeSantis said in the letter that the bill -- Senate Bill 810 -- would lead more people to go back to smoking cigarettes and would "drive others to the hazardous black market."

Gov. DeSantis vetoes bill to raise smoking age

Today's Forecast
Another round of showers and storms today could lead to some localized flooding.

Latest Weather Forecast: Wednesday 5 a.m.

Get your complete hour-by-hour forecast here.

On This Day In History
On Sept. 9, 1971, Prisoners riot and seize control of the maximum-security Attica Correctional Facility.

Later that day, state police retook most of the prison, but 1,281 convicts occupied an exercise field called D Yard, where they held 39 prison guards and employees hostage for four days.

After negotiations stalled, state police and prison officers launched a disastrous raid on September 13, in which 10 hostages and 29 inmates were killed in an indiscriminate hail of gunfire. Eighty-nine others were seriously injured.

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