5 things to know in Florida for Dec. 19

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.

BREVARD COUNTY WORKS TOWARD BEING 'TSUNAMI READY'

Central Florida isn't likely to be hit by a tsunami, but officials there want to be ready, just in case. Brevard County's emergency managers are working with the National Weather Service to be one of the first "tsunami-ready" counties in Florida.

UF RESEARCHERS STUDY MANATEE POPULATION, OUTLOOK

University of Florida researchers studying manatees say that despite a growth in population, their outlook remains risky.

TAXICAB DRIVER SHOT DURING ROBBERY ATTEMPT

A taxicab driver who was shot during a robbery attempt is in stable condition at a Tampa hospital.

ACTOR ARRESTED FOR DRIVING WITH SUSPENDED LICENSE

Scarface actor Steven Bauer has been arrested in the Miami area for driving with a suspended license. Bauer co-starred opposite Al Pacino in the film 1983 gangster movie.

BODY FOUND AFTER SOUTH FLORIDA HOME FIRE

Officials say a dead body was found following a West Palm Beach house fire.

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