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ICYMI: Restaurant Worker With Hepatitis; KKK Threat During Arrest

Here are some of the top stories of the past week for the NBC 6 Weekend Digest:

Worker at Miami Italian Restaurant Tested Positive for Hepatitis A

The Florida Department of Health is encouraging anyone who has dined at this Miami-area restaurant to seek medical assessment after identifying a positive case of hepatitis A in a food worker.

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White Woman Threatens Black Florida Deputy With KKK During Arrest

A white woman in Florida who was stopped on suspicion of drunk driving told a black deputy she would have the Ku Klux Klan burn crosses on his property.

An arrest report says Edwards smelled of alcohol, had slurred speech and was unsteady on her feet.

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Miami-Dade Schools Vote on Medical Marijuana

The Miami-Dade School Board is a step closer to developing a policy to deal with kids who need to take medical marijuana.

The district is one of a handful in the state without a policy despite state law requiring it.

On Wednesday, school board members voted to start a process that could lead to a policy.

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State Legislator Suggests Shutting Down UCF Over Spending

A top Florida legislator suggested shutting down one of the nation’s largest universities due to improper spending.

Rep. Randy Fine sharply criticized the University of Central Florida on Wednesday. In his remarks, Fine threw out the idea of shutting down UCF for five to ten years.

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