Things you should know today: 3/22/18

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Septuagenarian smackdown? Trump, Biden trade fighting words

Gene J. Puskar
In this March 6, 2018 file photo, former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at a rally in support of Conor Lamb, the Democratic candidate for the March 13 special election in Pennsylvania’s 18th Congressional District in Collier, Pa. Biden says he would “beat the hell” out of President Donald Trump in high school if Trump disrespected women. He spoke Tuesday at an anti-sexual assault rally at the University of Miami. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

President Donald Trump tweeted that, in a physical fight with former Vice President Joe Biden, Biden “would go down fast and hard, crying all the way.” Trump’s tweet came after comments Biden made at the University of Miami on Tuesday.

Troopers to patrol at Florida school where massacre happened

Steven Senne
Noah King, 9, of Belmont, Mass., center, steps on stage to greet Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students, from the left, Emma Gonzalez, David Hogg, Cameron Kasky, Alex Wind, and Matt Deitsch, during a panel discussion about guns, Tuesday, March 20, 2018, at Harvard Kennedy School’s Institute of Politics, in Cambridge, Mass. The Feb. 14, 2018 attack in Florida killed 17 people, 14 of them students. The students have become vocal advocates for stricter gun laws. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

New security measures including eight highway patrol troopers and mandated clear backpacks for students are being implemented for Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. In the meantime, prosecutors have refused to waive the death penalty for Nickolas Cruz.

6 dead, 2 hurt in Czech chemical factory explosion

Petr David Josek
REMOVES THE NAME OF THE CHEMICAL FACTORY People work at the site of an explosion in a chemical plant in Kralupy nad Vltavou, Czech Republic, Thursday, March 22, 2018. Vladimira Kerekova, spokeswoman for the regional firefighters, says an explosion in a chemical factory, north of Prague, the Czech Republic has killed six people and injured an unspecified number. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

A chemical explosion occurred at Unipetrol, a Czech oil processor and plastics producer, in the Czech Republic. The cause of the blast is as of yet unclear.

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