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[captioning made possible by wisn-tv] [captioning performed by the national captioning institute,which is responsible for its caption content and accuracy. visit] >> wisn 12 news "this morning," starts right now. thema: this morning, a major section of the zoo interchange is closed to drivers, all part of the reconstruction of that stretch of highw what you need to know to avoid delays when you head out today. families are told for a fifth straight night to stay out of sherman park. how some neighbors are now fighting back against the closure. first, a live look outside on this saturday morning. we are on weather watch, as more rain is expected to fall throughout the day. how long you should keep your umbrella nearby. good morning, and welcome to wisn 12 news "this morning." i'm thema ponton. it's 5:00 a.m. on this saturday,
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a check on your forecast with weatherwatch 12 meteorologist jeremy nelson. we got rain yesterday and will probably get more today? jeremy: showers and storms are likely, they are gathering to the south and west. here is the radar network. to the west of rockford and southwest of james bell, a cluster of showers and storms producing torrential downpours moving north-northeast. there will be more to fill-in on the radar, but it is quiet across southeastern wisconsin. outside of the weather window, 78 degrees, it is still muggy with a tropical feel. the dew point close to 70 degrees. a good view from the u.s. bank building to the horizon, no visibility reductions. when we see the showers and storms, we will see lower visibility. you want to slow down if you're driving. showers and storms on and off
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we will talk about sunday's forecast, which delivers a nice refreshing day, coming up. thema: thank you. wisn 12 news time is 5:02. a section of eastbound i-94 in the zoo interchange is closed and will stay that way until tomorrow morning. this is a live look from our department of transportation cameras at i-94 at highway 100. -- at us 45. right now, all lanes of i-94 east are closed at highway 100. i-41 to i-94 west are closed. here's how you get around. you can take greenfield avenue or bluemound road. the closure will give crews time to lift new girders, or beams, for the zoo interchange over the roads. >> we have about 140 sections of tub girders. we're probably on number 30 right now. we do have a lot more that we have to place. thema: the closures should wrap
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that could be delayed because of weather. to give you an idea, here is a before and after look at the project. on the left is what the interchange looked like before construction started. on the right is what it will be like when it's done. from now through labor day, you will see more state troopers on the roads. they're stepping up patrols as part of a statewide drunk driving crackdown. in addition to local officers and sheriff's deputies looking for anyone driving under the watching for anyone not wearing their seatbelts. according to the d.o.t., in all of last year, nearly 24,000 people were convicted for owi. right now, the state department of justice is asking for your help in their investigation into the officer-involved shooting of 23-year-old sylville smith. there is a tipline set up where eyewitnesses can give information. you don't have to identify
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the doj is also reviewing body camera footage of the shooting, but the agency has not said when that footage might be released to the public. yesterday, the medical examiner released the autopsy report in the case. it confirms what the milwaukee police chief said, that smith was shot twice, once in the chest and once in the arm. the officer involved in the shooting has not been named by investigators and remains on administrative duty. this morning, sherman park remains closed. it's set to re-open in less than an hour, at 6:00 a.m., this is the fifth night the park has been off limits following violence sparked by smith's death. as wisn 12 news' adrienne pedersen shows us, neighbors say it's time for the sheriff to open the park back up to families. >> i have two official statements here, one from a representative the other from sheriff clarke -- both extremely different. we'll get back to that in a second, but first i wanted to know what neighbors think. combined, neighbors patricia buford and laura marshall have lived in sherman park for more
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>> i live here because i choose to. i do not have to live here. i love sherman park. adrienne: they're fired up about a statement today from sheriff david clarke defending his choice to close the park early. he explains people should be less worried about the hours of the park, and more concerned about "the crap quality of life in the neighborhood surrounding the park." >> t assumes that everyone in sherman park was a part of what happened that is not true. >> living here, during the day, it was peaceful and quiet. adrienne: david bowling -- in a statement, representative david bowen calls for the park to stay open at night, saying eliminating public access to sherman park has been an unnecessary and potentially provocative measure. adrienne pedersen, wisn 12 news. thema: the sheriff says sherman park will remain closed from 6:00 p.m. until 6:00 a.m. until further notice.
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teenagers 17 and under. wisn 12 news time is 5:06. it was a home run battle in seattle between the mariners and the brewers. no score in the bottom of the 4th until kyle seager slams a solo home run. the first of many of the night and his 23rd homer of the season. seattle leads one to nothing. in the top of the 5th, chris carter smashes one deep to center. that's his 28th h season to tie the game at one each. in the top of the sixth, down two runs, keon broxton hits his 4th home run of the season. brewers down 4-3. the brew crew not able to catch up and the mariners win 7-6. first pitch tonight in seattle is at 8:10. new this morning, check out this awesome catch from last night's braves-nationals game.
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nationals centerfielder ben revere tracks it down and makes the spectacular leaping catch against the wall. nationals got the win thanks to revere's play of the day. maybe the play of the year. it looks like he sacrificed a bit of his shoulder. final score 7-6. ,effort all the way to the end, we love to see that. and effort of hope and community support above yourly you may have seen these love milwaukee billboards around town. wisn 12 news' kent wainscott shows us who is behind the simple, yet powerful message. kent: it's the message popping up on electronic billboards all over the area. >> it's kind of an i love milwaukee. i got used to seeing that, the heart and i love milwaukee. >> probably has to do with the unrest we've had going on around the city. it's a nice idea. kent: it's the work of the company who own the billboards, lamar advertising.
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news the company launched the campaign two days ago. a simple message of support for a city rocked by recent violence, but at first glance, not everyone makes that connection. >> my first impression was it didn't relate to that. >> is it related to that? is it? i guess. kent: it's a message jermaine robertson hopes will make a difference with those who may most need to hear it. >> if they love their city, they can stop the violence. if they love their city, they shouldn't be doing the way they're doing now. kent: and for others, simply a reminder to focus on the good things in the city. >> i think it opens up a lot of people's eyes. to love the city of milwaukee, it is a great city. thema: that was kent wainscott reporting. the billboard company says it plans to keep the message in rotation on electronic billboards all over the area for the next several days.
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that many are missing out on. new details on why parents are taking a pass on the hpv vaccine. later, you can own a piece of presidential history. the first lady who wore these patriotic jewels, and how you can add them to your collection. meteorologist jeremy nelson is in the weather center keeping an eye on the rain. jeremy: idea brain to start the weekend as we are tracking showers and thunderstorms. rain to start the weekend as we are tracking showers and thunderstorms.
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jeremy: good saturday morning. thank you for joining us on wisn 12 news "this morning," where scanning the skies and it is dry
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showers and thunderstorms are not far away. we will look at this doppler radar network a lot. do not forget our free map with interactive radar. you can track showers and storms are you go. milwaukee counties generally dry, but south and west, isolated showers popping up and the main mainline of storms with an isolated downpour over lake country. this is over okauchee your highwa16 and pushing southeast. moderate to brief heavy rain in the next five to 15 minutes. lower 70's with showers continuing in the afternoon. we will talk about the huge change for sunday, coming up. thema: wisn 12 news time is 5:13. researchers looking for people lling to be infected with the zika virus so they can find a vaccine. a study is planned for this winter. u.s. researchers already started safety testing two different vaccines.
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officials confirm two more cases of the virus caught from local mosquitoes. that brings the total number of cases in the city to 35. the mosquito-borne virus has been linked to severe birth defects in pregnant women. new this morning, most parents are choosing not to have their children get the hpv vaccine. in a nationwide study, 60% of parents said they thought the shot was ineffective. a third thought it was a move by pharmaceut c money. since it was approved in 2006, leading pediatricians and family medicine organizations have praised the vaccine's safety and effectiveness. the cdc recommends all children, boys and girls, when they are 11 or 12, get the hpv vaccine. the secret to living longer is a mystery many would like to solve. in today's health minute, jeremy roth explores a new study providing insight into why or how you may be able to live
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jeremy r.: ever wonder how long you're going to live? your parents might have the answer. the journal of the american college of cardiology published a study that shows the longer your parents live, the longer you could stick around. if a parent reached the age of 70 or older, an offspring's risk of early death dropped 17% and continued to fall as their parents grew older. also, children with longer-lived parents have lower incidents of heart disease, stroke, hypertension, anemia, and high cholesterol compared to those wh however, the reasons for these findings are unknown. it could be based on great family genetics, or it could be behavioral tendencies. parents who have never smoked, eat well, and exercise regularly most likely pass on a healthy lifestyle to their child. higher levels of education, income, and physical activity were also common among those with longer-lived parents, which leads researchers to believe that t environment of a child also plays a role. even though thstudies show that there's a link between parental age and their
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well-balanced lifestyle will almost always lead to a longer, happier life. for today's health minute, i am jeremy roth. thema: later today, you can take a stroll through the boerner botanical gardens and watch as nature inspires art. it's part of the artists in the garden art fair. more than 30 artists will set up their easels throughout the gardens. plus, local artists will be selling their work. the event runs from 10:00 until 5:00. admission to the gardens is $5.50 and parking is free. also later today, you can enjoy the sounds of new orleans at the harbor park jazz, rhythm, and blues festival. the day long event in kenosha starts at 1:30 this afternoon. the kenosha jazz band all stars tribute band takes the stage at three this afternoon. tickets are $35 at the gate. we have more information posted under the on tv section of this event will take place rain
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what everyone wants to know for the outdoor events. take the umbrella? for how long? jeremy: take the umbrella and have a plan b ready to go. plan outdoor events after 4:00 p.m.. a better chance for dry weather. it is rainy this morning into early afternoon. have the umbrella ready to go, and looking at sunday and monday, people have been waiting for a humidity hia feel refreshing, free air-conditioning for sunday and monday. we warm up on tuesday for all of those who want a return to the 80's. let's start with the short term. the thunderstorm symbols, you think it will be steady rain the entire time, but that is not the case. any time from this morning into early afternoon we could have
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thing to watch for will be lightning contained within these and torrential downpours. for 15 to 20 minutes you could see standing water in lower spots. keep that in mind. right now, most areas are dry with isolated showers popping up that could drop a five-minute downpour as they slide through a few communities. the main batch of storms to the southwest that will move to the north-northeast and slip through this that is why you want an umbrella before stepping outside. if you want to sneak in a morning walk or jog, try to do that within the next hour, because the showers are fairly isolated. temperatures, 60's to lower 70's, 64 in west bend, 70 in watertown, lower 70's for milwaukee, kenosha, east troy,
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the 60's and 70's this entire month. a break on sunday into monday. drier air to the north, dew points in the 40's and 50's across the western great lakes. stepping out the door, sunday morning, take a breath of fresh air. it will be less humid and cooler. still, pretty muggy today, upper 70's to lower 80's. if you are caughtnder a thunderstorm that could be to original downpours. some of the downpours are showing up on future cast. outdoor plans, schedule them later today because we will be dealing with scattered storms. in the afternoon, still thunderstorms rumbling around. i 4:00, most of the rain turns off. the sunday forecast, some clouds
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but a refreshing breeze in the afternoon on sunday could the forecasted highs statewide, upper 60's to the north and lower to middle 70's in southern wisconsin. starting mostly cloudy and working sunshine in in the afternoon. that is not a bad looking sunday forecast as you open the windows and get fresh air inside. first things first, around of showers moving through. showers and thunderstorms less numerous this afternoon and turn off around 4 of the sprinkle, it is dry, 74. middle 70's on monday. i can the 80's for a couple of days. refreshing on thursday and friday. thema: thank you. wisn 12 news time is 5:20. she loves motown and the music of detroit. we introduce you to the newest american girl doll next, plus the parties being thrown in her honor. plus, getting ready to hit the books.
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you're sharing online. fans of rapper kanye west spend hundreds of dollars at his pop-up clothing stores that are open just for the weekend. this was the line outside of the temporary life of pablo store in happy valley, oregon. look at all those people. 21 of the stores opened thursday night. all the locations were all closely guarded secret. -- guarded secrets. on sale inside, t-shirts, hoodies, and hats designed by the rapper. other store locations include san francisco, new york, toronto, and london. meet the newest american girl, melody. the company's motown loving doll makes her official debut today. melody ellison is a 9-year-old detroit girl who finds her voice in the motown sound and the civil rights movement of the 1960's. the be-forever doll will be the star of the show at two events in detroit including at the city's public library. she's on sale in detroit starting today and then orders by catalog, online, and in
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you can soon bid on jewelry worn by former first lady nancy reagan. christie's will auction off jewelry from her private collection next month. among the items, a diamond and gold lion pendant brooch necklace, and a bulgari diamond, sapphire, and ruby american flag ring. the former first lady wore that ring on the 4th of july in 1986 at an event for the restoration of the statue of liberty. the auction benefits the reagan presidential foundation and institution. we want to know about the stories you're talking about this morning. keep sharing with us. you can follow wisn 12 news on facebook, twitter, and instagram. 5:25. still ahead, we are nearing the home stretch of the olympic games in rio. how you can cheer on one triathlete with wisconsin connections as she competes later this morning.
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we are on weather watch. jeremy nelson is keeping an eye on rain and thunderstorms. he will let you know how long you will need your umbrella. >> take a twitter timeout and connect with the wisn 12 news
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>> wisn 12 news starts right now. thema: i am thema ponton. thank you for starting that the ditty with us. we'll start with the weather -- we'll start with the weather. jeremy: showers and thunderstorms today. i wish i had better news for the first half of the weekend, but it looks like rain that will be have the at times as we watch the thunderstorms off to the west and southwest. looking at the doppler 12 radar network, quiet close to home with isolated showers straining through with the main activity west of janesville and rockford that will arrive throughout the
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whitewater on the west side of town that will continue northeast. in hebron you may see a shower shortly. in racine, they are dry and might sneak in a ray or two of sun. we are currently sticky with dew points in the upper 60's, the forecast looks like this. have the umbrella ready to go. showers exit by middle to late afternoon and you are looking at a drier and more humid forecast, coming up. forecast on-the-go this weekend with our free app. use the interactive radar to see when and where the rain will fall. we'll also send any severe weather alerts right to your cell phone. it's been one week since a deadly officer-involved shooting sparked days of unrest in milwaukee's sherman park neighborhood. now, the community is looking to get back on its feet after multiple fires damaged businesses. one of the business owners who lost his store is talking about
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firefighters last sunday morning tried to save the building that was home to mjm liquor. the owner says the building is salvageable, even though the fire destroyed his liquor store and a neighboring business. federal investigators have gathered evidence from the scene. wisn 12 news' terry sater talked with the store's owner, who says he's likely to rebuild. >> in fact, i'm going to put this back together and give this to the homeless. terry: james canady is already planning on giving back to the it appears someone burned his building last weekend during the unrest in milwaukee. >> one of the officers says he thinks it was something, a cocktail that was thrown in. we strongly believe that it is arson. terry: canady says he's meeting with an insurance adjuster on saturday, and is trying to decide what to do next. >> this one little old thing, i ain't got no animosity. no hatred in my heart.
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terry: at 70, canady greup in mississippi picking cotton as the son of sharecroppers. moved to milwaukee in the mid-1960's, had someone take him under their wing, and teach him how to run a business. it's got to hurt? >> oh yeah, deeply, you know? but like i say, i'm an old dog, but i can still bark. you know what i'm saying? thema: that was terry sater reporting. mr. canady tells wisn 12 news the night of the fire. surveillance from another liquor store burned near 49th and burleigh shows people inside the store during saturday night's unrest. the video shows some of them carrying out cases of liquor. the first three men charged, durrell jones, joseph lindsey, and devon love, were inside clark's beer and liquor when police arrived. more charges are expected from last weekend's fires and violence.
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the damage is estimated to be several million dollars. a reminder, the atf is offering a $10,000 dollar reward to anyone with information about the fires that leads to an arrest and conviction. since last weekend's unrest, sherman park has closed early, from 6:00 at night until 6:00 in the morning. now some neighbors say it's time for the sheriff to end the nightly closure. those neighbors are saying that in the summertime it doesn't get dark until 9:00, so they do not want the park to close. they say the park did not cause the unrest. it might be near the neighborhood where it happened, but they are questioning why the park has to close so early and for what reason.
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statement, state repreative david wen lls for the park to staen at night, saying eliminating public access to sherman park has been an unnecessary and potentially provocative measure. the sherman park neighborhood is where the police shooting of 23-year-old sylville smith took place sparking the unrest last weekend. e wisconsin department of justice is leading the investigation. the agency has not released the body camera footage, but here is what we have learned. the medical examiner confirms that smi w in the chest and once in the arm. police say smith ran away during a traffic stop of a suspicious vehicle. the police chief says smith was armed. the body camera footage is still being reviewed by the wisconsin department of justice. it's unclear when it will be released. again, the agency has set up a tip line. they want any eyewitness accounts of what happened before, during or after the shooting. while tips can be anonymous, you
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on our 12 news app. we have in-depth coverage of the unrest in milwaukee on our website and mobile app. download the free app to get the latest updates sent directly to your smartphone or tablet. new information in last month's deadly police shooting in the village of jackson. investigators say no criminal charges are being filed. they say two officers responded to a domestic-violence related call entered the home and found the victim's chest. investigators say the officers fatally shot him after the suspect refused to drop the knife. one of the girls charged in the slender man stabbing case will enter an insanity plea. that's the word from morgan geyser's attorney. she and anissa weier are accused of luring their friend into the woods in 2014, and stabbing her 19 times. prosecutors say they did it to please the fictional character,
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time, but are charged as adults. the judge appointed a psychologist in madison to perform a mental evaluation instead of the doctor geyser's attorney preferred. new information this morning after a string of crimes at mitchell international airport earlier this year. a judge sentenced 18-year-old paris chambers to seven years in prison for shooting windows out of dozens of cars parked at the airport's garage. chambers was arrested, in a rifle and 3 b.b. gun pistols. right now, a live look at i-94 at the zoo interchange. it's closed until sunday for some major road work. the freeway is being shut down so huge girders or beams can be installed. it's just the latest step, in the big zoo interchange overhaul. eastbound i-94 is completely closed near the zoo interchange. wisn 12 news' kent wainscott shows us what will be done this
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kent: wisconsin's busiest interchange is rising to new heights. giant cranes will be moved into position, to set in place four of those enormous blue tub girders, as they're called. >> that actually holds the roadway up. kent they are the support for : what will be the eastbound to northbound ramp in the zoo system, and construction project manager mark klipstein says the interstate has to be shutdown because the work will be happening far up above the roadway. >> they're going to be lifted up, and then they're going to be air-spliced up in the air. this would have actually gone over eastbound 94 traffic, so we can't allow that to happen. kent: it's playing out so high above to road, in fact, that it marks a milestone of sorts for the project. >> this system ramp is the highest system ramp in interchange. so we're going up and over everything now. you're kind of seeing right now the top of the interchange going up. kent: the high-point, perhaps,
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in fact, when it comes to placing those huge ramp girders, it is not even 1/4 of the way to the finish line. >> we have about 140 sections of tub girders. we're probably on number 30 right now. we do have a lot more that we have to place. thema: you can find out more information about the closure and the zoo interchange project on our website, and the wisn 12 news mobile app. there's no shortage of things to do this weekend, here's a look entire family can enjoy. day 3 of irish fest is taking place along milwaukee's lakefront later today. the annual event runs through tomorrow at henry maier festival park. there's food, music, dancing, and tons of activities. admission for adults is kids 12 $20. and under get in free. also later today, you have chance to feast with the beasts at the milwaukee county zoo. zoo a la carte continues today. more than 25 local restaurants
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tomorrow is the last day. you can check out some of milwaukee's best indian food and culture later today. humboldt park is hosting this year's india fest from eleven -- from 11:00 until 9:00. this is the 4th year for the event. finally the dodge county fair continues in beaver dam. admission is $7 before 2:00 p.m. kids 9 and under are free. still ahead louisiana continues flooding across the state. the latest response from the white house after previous calls for president obama to cut his vacation short. meteorologist jeremy nelson is standing by in the weather center. jeremy: we are tracking showers and thunderstorms to start the weekend. how long the rain will hang around in your hour-by-hour
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>> leading the way with important location coverage, you're watching wisn 12 news "this morning," with thema ponton and weatherwatch 12 meteorologist jeremy nelson. wisn 12 news "this morning"
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thema: a couple of people are out on the roads this morning. there are no wet roads, but that will change later today. we are in the weather center with jeremy nelson who is keeping an eye on rain and thunderstorms? jeremy: i am undecided. we need the rain, but it is the weekend, positive or negative? thema: weather, so it is what it is. jeremy: high-five on that. we cannot control the weather. the storms are severe, but off to the west. the closer we get to 7:00, 8:00, 9:00, that is when storms will roll through and produce heavy rain. we could get a sliver of sunshine early, but this morning it is muggy and warm.
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if you have a backyard barbecue scheduled after 4:00 p.m., do not cancel it. before that, have a plan b ready to go with showers in the forecast. thhuge change that will sweep across the badger state in the next 24-hours, coming up. thema: thank you. right now, 40 red cross disaster responders from our area are in louisiana helping in flood relief efforts. the historic floods have killed at least 13 people and sent thousands to shelters. it's the worst natural disaster since superstorm sandy in 2012. president obama will visit flood-stricken baton rouge on tuesday. some were calling on the president to end his martha's vineyard vacation to visit the area. the white house says obama is eager to get a first-hand look at the impact. the president's announcement comes hours after republican presidential candidate donald trump toured areas affected by the floods in baton rouge. during the visit with running
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president obama for continuing his vacation until tuesday's visit. now, there's another staffing shake-up in trump's campaign. his campaign chairman, paul manafort, resigned amid reports of previous work for pro-russia politicians in ukraine. the republican presidential nominee also released his first general election tv ad today in the battleground states of ohio, pennsylvania, north carolina, and florida. trump's oppo future conflicts of interest if she becomes president. the clinton foundation says it will no longer accept corporate or foreign donations if she wins the white house. meanwhile, a judge has ordered hillary clinton to answer questions about her use of a private email server while she was secretary of state. they'll come from a conservative legal advocacy group.
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details coming to light about what really happened the night olympic swimmer ryan lochte claimed him and his teammates were robbed at gunpoint in rio. gunnar bentz apologized and admits they relieved themselves on the back of a gas station after a night partying. he says lochte also yanked a framed advertisement off the wall before armed security confronted them. ryan lochte posted this on-line yesterday. " i want to apologize for my being more careful and candid in how i described the events. " now, the olympic committee is looking to move past the scandal. >> we are glad about the apology. we think it's totally appropriate, and we hope we can carry on with the sport and the performances that we have been seeing. thema: all 4 swimmers are back in the u.s. this morning.
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the incident, and is not ruling out suspending lochte. this morning, team usa maintains their lead in rio. here's the medal count, the u.s. picked up 5 more medals yesterday. the total now stands at 50, including 20 gold. china is in second with 65 medals. the total u.s. count is 105. later today, all eyes will be on one of wisconsin's own olympic the triathlon this morning. you can cheer her on at a watch watch party that will be at 9:00 this morning at milwaukee's dugout 54 on bluemound road. yesterday, she tweeted "i'm excited and ready to give it my everything tomorrow." the book. we're looking forward to cheering her on. the weather in wisconsin, getting ready to rain on
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let's get it out of the way. it is not a complete washout, so if you have plans later in the day do not cancel them if they are outdoors. i think the rain will turn off. it will turn on shortly in the milwaukee-metro area and may bump into the start of irish fest. admitted day, have the umbrella ready to go. it was not a washout yesterday, but they did catch some downpours. degrees, then a lot less humid by this afternoon as we cool down to 72 at 8:00. where is the rain? we had itty-bitty isolated showers in southeastern wisconsin. the main batch, it is lined up from near madison to the west of janesville and rockford. that will continue the progression west and northwest, holding together, so do expect
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a.m. our road condition map is showing with the heavier downpours some ponding is possible on area roads. we have plenty of construction, so if you go through a construction zone, they are more prone to water standing. make sure to have your headlights on. the discovery world camera, 73 with the clouds getting thicker on the horizon. a reflection on the buildings with a sliver of sun give us a peek or two after 6:00, but that will be a race as the clouds fill in this morning. the cool air has not arrived to the north, they will see lows in the 40's tonight or tomorrow morning. in southern wisconsin it is muggy in the upper 60's to lower 70's. we have one more humid day that will really cool things off her sunday into monday.
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, scattered showers and thunderstorms that will contain heavier down doors. by 1:00, not everyone is seeing rain. do not cancel outdoor plans, but have a plan be ready to go. we will spend most of the showers to the used as a cold front sweeps through, then a huge change tonight you can leave the umbrella at home. we will start grade tomorrow, a couple of sprinkles. in the afternoon, a mixture of sun and clouds, less humid, highs in the lower to middle 70's. the severe weather threat is very low or the storm threat index goes to a 12. it is at a 2. heavy downpours with maybe some gusty wind and vivid like. -- vivid lightening.
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tomorrow afternoon, highs in the lower to middle 70's with free air conditioning in store. today, kind of rainy. we will dry out after 2:00 to 3:00. on monday, warming up on tuesday and wednesday, cooler by friday. thema: later today, helping kids get ready for the new school year. students ages 5 to 14 are invited to the midtown center on 60th and capital. kids will get a free backpack while supplies last. there will also be a talent with local students, and a chance to win prizes. the annual event starts at 10:00 this morning. you can help thousands of milwaukee students. wisn 12 has again partnered with the salvation army and mps for the class act phone bank tuesday and wednesday. you can call in donations to buy backpacks and much needed supplies. you can also help us and our radio partners wklh stuff the bus by dropping off school
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mayfair road and north avenue on wednesday. you can even donate now by texting class act, one word, to 41444. or click the link in this story on wisn. -- on
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thema: welcome back. it's a chariot racing epic that's actually a remake, and a little boy goes on an action-packed animated adventure. entertainment tonight's kevin frazier has a preview of "ben-hur" and "kubo and the two strings." kevin: this weekth epic "ben-hur" gets an update, with one of the most realistic chariot races ever put on screen, and matthew mcconaughey and charlize theron guide a young boy on an incredible journey in the stop motion adventure "kubo and the two strings." >> i don't understand what's happening. >> this is the beginning of your story. kevin: "kubo and the two strings" tells the tale of a young boy who must go on a magical journey to stop an evil spirit threatening his village. joining him are monkey, voiced by charlize theron, and beetle, voiced by matthew mcconaughey,
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>> this great adventure is my destiny. >> it was really, really nice to find something that my children could actually see, since they would have to be at least 52 to see any of my work. >> claim your birthright kubo. give this story a happy ending. >> my family, they deserve justice for what's happened to them. >> there is a way. kevin: and in "ben-hur," jack huston plays slave turned chariot racer judah ben-hur, who seeks revenge against the brother that betrayed him, and faces off against him in the infamous chariot race. the epic scene took weeks to shoot. go pros were hidden in the sand, microphones were attached to the horses to capture the sound of pounding hooves, and the actors braved the chariots themselves. >> i mean that thing has no suspension. everything it hits, you feel everything. the whole thing is shaking like crazy. >> you should have stayed away.
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kevin: for entertainment tonight, i'm kevin frazier. now back to you in the studio thema: thank you. this morning might be a good time to go to the movies for a couple of hours. jeremy: get in a matinee and enjoy the afternoon when we dry out. to the west, when will they arrive? in the live-in and lake geneva, 6:45 to 7:00 a.m. a little later in mike feingold: that's my grandfather with a brand new truck. it was one of the first to come thema: out of this plant in 1923. but today, too many good manufacturing jobs are shipped away because of a
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that will save taxpayer money and help business create jobs here. i'm russ feingold and i approve this message because we don't need an economy that works only for ceos,
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good morning, america. new overnight, lochte's apology. the swimmer says he's sorry for his behavior after a night of partying in rio. meanwhile, one of his teammates is pointing fingers. what he says really happened the night they were detained by armed security guards. campaign shake-up. donald trump's campaign manager out. paul manafort leaving team trump as the candidate tries to reshape his image visiting flood-ravaged louisiana. >> you'll be fine. >> plus, trump's new message to african-american voters. >> what the hell do you have to lose? a new zika warning reaching one of the most popular vacation


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