News 6 Now -- 11/12/18

Latest on Florida recount; system brewing in tropics

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A recount is officially underway in Florida's important midterm elections. Get the latest on the counting of ballots and the rest of your Monday news and weather below.

Latest on recount

Recounts are underway across Florida after the secretary of state ordered that ballots be recounted to determine winners in three close races. Find out what the candidates are saying about the recount and what's happened since it was ordered.

California wildfires

The deadly wildfires in California are continuing to spread, burning tens of thousands of acres of land and destroying homes and buildings in their paths. Find out why experts say it's spreading so rapidly.

Veterans Day deals

If you haven't already honored the veterans in your life for their service to our country, maybe you can do it with one of several Veterans Day deals happening in Florida. See the long list of deals being offered specially for those who have served.

Half-priced happiness

Has today been one of those Mondays? Maybe a solid happy hour deal is all you need to lift your spirits. Celebrate this National Happy Hour Day with these specials in Central Florida.

Countdown to Christmas

If children can countdown to Christmas with candy, and adults can sip wine until the celebrations begin, shouldn't dogs get to dabble in some goodies while they wait for the big day? Trader Joe's thinks so. See the advent calendar that will have your pup working to get their name on the nice list this year. 

System brewing

It's pretty late into hurricane season, but never too late to see some activity in the tropics. Get the latest on the system trekking across the Atlantic that could soon develop.