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>> wisn 12 news starts right now. thema: breaking news overnight, an arrest made in the deaths of two nuns murdered in mississippi, one of them born here in wisconsin. what we're learning about the man accused of the crime. a live look outside as heavy rain rolls through the area. we are on weather watch tracking how long these storms will last. good morning, and welcome to wisn 12 news "this morning." i am thema ponton. it is 5:00 a.m. on this saturday, august 27. let's get straight to your forecast with weatherwatch 12 meteorologist jeremy nelson as he is tracking heavy rain and
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thunderstorm on the network, there could be downpours. not everyone is seeing heavy rain. we do have some areas that are getting a break from lake geneva, downtown milwaukee and racine. catching moderate to heavy rain, also around the madison area. let's zoom in the radar to downtown sheboygan or there is steady rain extending of i-43 into southeastern manitowoc county. in the lower 60's with a muggy-feel p.a.d. can see the sheets of rain coming down. the pavement is wet. we do not have any watches, warnings,muggy-feel and are notg severe weather. you might see a thunderstorm embedded from time to time. thus rain this afternoon. do not cancel out your plans, just be aware there could be
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thema: thank you. you can stay up to date on today's conditions by downloading the wisn 12 news app. you can get up to the minute radar and have weather alters sent straight to your phone or tablet. the app is free. just search "wisn" in the app store or google play. we are following breaking news from overnight. police in mississippi say they have arrested a man in the deaths of two nuns found murdered in their home in durant, mississippi. late last night, a spokesperson for the mississippi department of public safety said 46-year-old rodney earl sanders has berr of sister margaret held and sister paula merrill. they were found dead thursday after they didn't show up to work at a health clinic about 10-miles from their home. the nuns were nurses who worked for decades in one of the poorest areas of the state. sister margaret held grew up in a close knit family of eight children in slinger, wisconisn. held's sister says they just saw each other at the end of july.
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home to wisconsin would be eating cheese, ice cream, and custard. inc. god she came home and we had that time together. thema: sanders is being held in an undisclosed detention center awaiting his initial court appearance. no motive for the crime has been released. new from overnight, milwaukee police are investigating a homicide after a man is found shot on a sidewalk. police say someone found the man just before 1:00 this morning near 19th and meinecke. the man died at the scene. no suspects are in custody and police are still investigating. also new from overnight, two people are being checked out for smoke inhalation after a house fire in fond du lac. according to the fire department, crews were called around 2:00 this morning to a home near second and everett streets. firefighters found heavy smoke and flames on the second floor. you are looking at a video that the department posted to their facebook page once the flame were out. the red cross is helping the
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investigation. developing overnight in milwaukee, police say two juveniles are dead after the car they were riding in hit a tree and they were thrown from that car. this happened around 8:20 last night near 35th and keefe. our wisn 12 news crew on the scene says the car split in half following the crash. investigators say the 17-year-old driver and another passenger were taken to the hospital. they are still in the hospital this morning and are expected to survive. still under investigation. a warning this morning for people living on milwuakee's east side. police say there's been a recent spike in armed robberies in the area. people have had guns put to their heads and their bags stolen. one of the most recent robberies happened thursday night near oakland and locust. a 20-year-old man says he was robbed near there and then ran into a restaurant to ask for help. as wisn 12 new's christina palladino shows us, the crimes
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christina: for 15 years michael has been living on the east side of milwaukee. he only wanted us to use his first name for safety concerns, because he's seen a big uptick in crime in his neighborhood. >> the crowd has changed. it's more rough. it used to be kids and hippies. christina: the last few nights when he's out late walking his dog michael has noticed cars driving in pairs looking for people to rob. he says more women are also walking together. >> whoever is behind these armed jumping from one block to the next, getting out of their cars and going after anyone who looks like an easy target. police say in just the last 48-hours there have been at least 6 reported armed robberies across the east side. men and women have been targeted with guns and knifes, the suspects then take off with their belongings. bridget greenlee has lived on the east side for close to 5 years. she says lately this crime has been top of mind. >> maybe i shouldn't walk home tonight.
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myself, or take an uber home. so it's kind of making me re-think my plans a little bit. thema: that was christina palladino reporting. the police are trying to figure out if the same people are behind all of the armed robberies. no arrests have been made. later today, members of bethany lutheran church in milwaukee invite you to join a prayer vigil. church members say they want to pray for peace across the city. the vigil starts at noon on the grass outside the church. it's on 38th street between brown and lloyd streets. later today, the last mcts busses will leave the downtown transit center in milwaukee. the last bus will depart just after 12:30 tomorrow morning. the property has been sold and the transit center will be demolished to make way for a new 44-story high rise. all the routes that run out of the center will run their normal schedules today. tomorrow, segments of those four routes will change. four other routes will undergo minimal changes.
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turning now to sports, the green bay packers remain undefeated in the pre-season. quarterback aaron rodgers made his debut for the season last night against the san francisco 49ers. he played the entire first quarter and went 6 for 9, with 60 yards, including this touchdown to randall cobb to tie the game at 7. this will more than likely be rodgers' only appearance in the pre-season. in the third, joe callahan fakes the handoff and tosses the ball to jared abbrederis packers touchdown to extend the lead 14 to 7. the pack adds to that with a 19-yard rush touchdown in the 4th from brandon burks. packers win 21 to 10. the next game is thursday, september first in kansas city against the chiefs. out to miller park, the brewers host the pittsburgh pirates this weekend. last night, no score until the sixth inning when matt garza gives up five runs, including a
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later in the inning, orlando arcia cuts the pirates' lead with his first career home run to get the brewers on the board 5 to 3. that's how the score would stay, and the pirates win the game. first pitch tonight is at 6:10. the first 10,000 fans 21 and older get a free brewers beach towel. today mps students and their families are invited to the district's ninth annual run back to school 5-k run. the event in milwaukee's washington park is designed to promote healthy habits. it's also a way for students to catch up with friends and teachers before classes start. you can register on site at wick playfield starting at 7:30 this morning. we have posted more information under the on t.v. section of wisn.com. a heads up for drivers in downtown milwaukee. it's move in day at milwaukee
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freshman will move into the dorms today and tomorrow. you can expect delays near milwaukee street and juneau . more than 3,000 students start classes at msoe on tuesday. most freshmen have already settled into their dorms at marquette university. today the students will take part in a day of service. it's part of the university's urban connection program. around 400 freshman will volunteer at 38 locations around milwaukee and wauwatosa, helping to clean up neighborhoods, plant in gardens, and paint murals. classes at mqu monday. wisn 12 news time is 5:09. a change in the way doctors treat breast cancer. why some scientists think chemotherapy may not be needed for some patients. plus, apple picking season starts this weekend. where you can go later today to get a fresh bushel while also helping patients battling multiple sclerosis. meteorologist jeremy nelson is standing in the weather center
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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" continues. jeremy: welcome back to wisn 12 news "this morning." 5:13. we scan the skies with damp pavement in the milwaukee metro area. the hoan bridge, the summerfest grounds, a home to mess i -- home to mexican fiesta this weekend. we do have some pockets of quick hitting heavy downpours. this could sit over watertown for 30 minutes to 60 minutes with one inch or more of rain. more than likely, this will pick up a quarter to a half-inch of rain. it will come down and true
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southwest wisconsin. the heaviest rain has missed us north and also to the south. i think you will want the umbrella when you go out early this morning. a damp and restart with a thunderstorm bubbling up mid day or the afternoon. there are dry hours after mid day. do not cancel outdoors plans. thema: a new some breast cancer patients can skip chemotherapy without hurting their chances of survival. according to a study published this week in the new england journal of medicine, nearly half of women with early-stage breast cancer may not find chemo effective and can forgo it altogether. researchers used a diagnostic test to measure the activity of genes that control the growth and spread of cancer. that test identified women with a low risk of the disease coming back. the diagnostic test is covered by insurance. the dramatic rise in the price
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headlines, but that allergy medication isn't the only drug whose price has gone up in recent years. in today's "health minute," andrew spencer looks at what's behind the increased cost of prescription drugs andrew: since 2009, the cost of an epipen, used to help save people having a severe allergic reaction, has skyrocketed. that's left many families choosing between their health and their wallets. >> the challenge is we really don't feel that we really have any other options. and when your kids' livre stake, you do what you have to do to keep them safe. andrew: but epipens are just one example of a growing concern. according to a study in the journal of the american medical association, consumer spending on prescription drugs increased 20% between 2013 and 2015 the doctor behind the study blames inefficient government policies, fda regulatory rules, and physician prescribing practices for the dramatic spikes.
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it have really taken advantage of the fact that they're able to push back in congress against any laws that allow for more competition or negotiations. then they use that market power, jack up the price, and then expect americans to pay it while they're making money. i think it is wrong, and that is why the laws have to change. andrew: for today's "health minute," i'm andrew spencer. thema: mylan, the company that makes and sells epipens, has now said it will issue instant saving cards worth $300 to patients who face high out of pocket costs. later today, you're invited to two events along milwaukee's lakefront to benefit the make-a-wish foundation. first is the walk for wishes at henry maier festival park. registration starts at eight -- at 8:00 this morning and costs $10. then, this afternoon is the after blast party at the milwaukee yacht club. there you can bid on a silent auction to benefit the make-a-wish foundation, plus enjoy live music and a fireworks
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in sturtevant is kicking off the apple picking season with a walk to benefit the wisconsin chapter of the national multiple sclerosis society. you can register on site this morning for $20. an apple pancake breakfast starts at 7:00. registration begins at 7:30 and the walk starts at nine this morning. we are already talking about apple picking. where does the summer go? jeremy: fall on september 1. soon we will be talking about pumpkin spice everything. thema: anyone going outside, it will be wet out there. jeremy: it is damp and jerry. you'll want the umbrella with. there is the dam and dreary start, but it is not a complete washout. do not cancel your outdoor plants this afternoon.
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afternoon. a nice mix of sun and clouds with a warm start to the work week, highs in the 80's. the next six-hours across southeastern wisconsin, we do have showers and embedded thunderstorms that will continue until 10:00 a.m. then some clouds. into the afternoon, a spotty shower or two, but most of the organized storms will move through early. let's get to the doper it seems this has been the scenario for much of the summer. milwaukee county, it is hard to get rain in here. most of the rain is to the south and in northeast illinois. that is moving northeast. another batch in southwest wisconsin with quick hitting heavy downpours is going northeast. they could be a lot of rain in milwaukee. there has already been one to
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north-central and northwestern waukesha county around north lake. some of the radar estimates have pushed upwards of two-inches overnight. outside the weather window, even though we are not seeing a lot of rain, the pavement is damp from showers overnight. have your headlights on when we see the sunrise after 6:00 a.m. 65 degrees currently. the airport is supporting clouds, but no rain. the wind will swing to a southerly direction helping . we are looking at dew points that stay in the 60's. temperatures early, lots of rain-cooled air across southeastern wisconsin. 61 in waukesha, west bend, beaver dam. along the lake shore, lower to middle 60's. 68 in racine, 67 in kenosha. hour-by-hour through saturday, this is why you want and umbrella this morning.
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downpours and maybe an embedded thunderstorm. a couple of showers are possible even if you do not have a thunderstorm. around mid day and into the afternoon, there will be a lot of dry time. notice a spotty showers, and they will be later, not torrential downpours that we see this morning. this afternoon, you will have a few dry hours, then we dry out across the entire southern part of the state through whew how will he start tomorrow mostly cloudy, then to the clouds get thinner in the afternoon. sunday afternoon is the pick time window. sunny skies, eyes close to 80. we do have showers today and thunderstorms around. in south -- around mainly this morning. if you're traveling to the north, make sure to have a
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upper 60's and wash -- in waukesha. overnight lows might be falling into the 50's. your weekend forecast, upper 70's today and sunday. the difference is more in the way of sunshine sunday afternoon . 82 on monday. maybe a few showers on tuesday as a front clears the area, cooler air for wednesday and thursday. thursday is the school for much of southeastern wisconsin. a pleasant day to have the windows open if there is no air-conditioning. thema: thank you. wisn 12 news time is 5:21. accusations of political bias force facebook to make some changes. what you will notice the next time you log in to the site. -- log on to your page. later, a break in the case of a deadly mass shooting overseas. the latest on the search for the men who carried out an attack that claimed the lives of three
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feingold: that's my grandfather with a brand new truck. it was one of the first to come out of this plant in 1923. but today, too many good manufacturing jobs are shipped away because of a tax code that actually rewards companies for exporting jobs. let's close the corporate loopholes- that will save taxpayer money
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i'm russ feingold and i approve this message because we don't need an economy that works only for ceos, we need an economy that works for everyone. thema: time now for our "social square" and some of the stories you are sharing online. you may have noticed changes to the trending topics section on your facebook page. the social media site has
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most talked about stories on the site. those had been written by people, but facebook has switched to using a computer based algorithm to determine the top trending stories. facebook posted an explanation on how the new system works. the move comes after the social media site was accused of political bias in choosing trending stories. facebook conducted an internal investigation and said no evidence of bias was found, but all employees will now go through political bias training. fans of country music icon dolly parton can now show their love for her on their cars. she is being featured on a new license plate that also promotes her imagination library. her imagination library. the mobile library service provides free books to kids under 5-years-old in tennessee. the license plate costs $35. about $15 of that will benefit the imagination library. pre-orders are being taken now, but the plate is only available
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registered in tennessee. we want to know about the stories you are talking about this morning. keep sharing with us. you can follow wisn 12 news on facebook, twitter, and instagram. 5:26. still ahead, a piece of the pacific now a national monument. details on the wildlife that now enjoys protected status. a live look outside meteorologist jeremy nelson is on weather watch, keeping an eye
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new bp gasoline with invigorate. our best fuel ever! >> wisn 12 news starts right now. tha: welcome to wisn 12 news "this morning." i am thema ponton. thank you for starting this saturday, august 27 with us. 5:30 a.m. we will check the weather. meteorologist jeremy nelson is in the weather center. for some people, it is pretty wet. jeremy: jefferson county and dodge county have heavy rain.
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radar. no severe weather, but these are showers and pockets of heavy rain. let's zoom into northern jefferson and southern dodge county. around watertown, neosho, ashippun. those are areas where if you are not being a heavy downpour, you will shortly. you could pick up a half-inch or more in the span of 15-and it's to 20-minute's we have seen totals already of 1-2 inches. in oconomowoc, wet pavement in summit. it is muggy with the dew point in the 60's. keep the umbrella ready to go with showers and maybe an embedded thunderstorm. dry time this afternoon with less showers. we will talk about improvement for your sunday forecast, coming up. thema: thank you. you can track the forecast on the go this weekend with our free app. use the interactive radar to see
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weather alerts right to your cell phone. breaking news from overnight, an arrest in connection with the murder of two nuns in mississippi this week. one of those nuns had ties to wisconsin. 46-year-old rodney earl sanders has been charged with two counts of capital murder in the deaths of sisters margaret held and paula merrill. their bodies were found thursday after they didn't to show up for work. police believe sanders broke into their home and stabbed them to death. one of the sisters is from slinger, wisconsin sister margaret held grew up in a close knit family of eight children before becoming a member of the school sisters of st. francis in milwaukee. her sister tells wisn 12 news her family is heartsick. >> i've been thinking of our lifetime together, and all the good times, and things we did together. that's what i've been think of. and missing her. just missing her. thema: sanders is being held in an undisclosed detention center,
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no word on a motive for the murders. questions still remain after the cousin of former marquette basketball star dwyane wade is shot and killed in chicago. police say 32-year-old nykea aldridge was pushing a stroller on the south side right by a school when she was caught in crossfire yesterday. the child was not hurt. police say aldridge was not the intended target. wade's mom was on the scene and spoke about the shooting. two people areei by police. dwyane wade commented on twitter saying, "another act of senseless gun violence. 4 kids lost their mom for no reason. unreal. #enoughisenough." another chapter in the story of steven avery. his lawyer is now demanding new scientific testing in the hopes to set him free. avery is serving a life sentence for the 2005 murder of photographer teresa halbach. wisn 12 news investigative
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manitowoc to talk to avery's attorney as she filed the new motion. colleen: welcome to wisconsin. what are you here to do? steven avery's chicagoland lawyer was a spectacle in downtown manitowoc. kathleen zellner arrived in a limo, a st. john's knit suit, and with a tv crew in tow zellner: what am i here to do? i'm here to file a motion for new scientific testing. colleen: zellner could have had an underling file the paperwork. is there a reason you felt it was important to be here today? zellner: it's such an important motion for the case, and i'm going to go see mrs. avery. colleen: "making a murderer" made steven avery an international cause. today, swarmed by cameras, his lawyer filed her first substantive motion since the series aired. zellner: we are going to get to the bottom of who killed teresa halbach. colleen: zellner says she has scientists on standby from ucla to sweden to do new dna testing,
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will show if avery's blood at the crime scene was planted. zellner: if you did plant the evidence, science is going to catch up with you, and that's what we're going to see in this. no one who's guilty would ever allow this extensive testing to be done. thema: that was colleen henry reporting. the state is not commenting. the defense is paying for the testing. avery's attorney expects results in about three months. two weeks ago, a federal judge ov avery's nephew, brendan dassey, in the same case. dassey must be released within 90-days of the august 12 ruling if prosecutors do not seek a re-trial. now to a deadly crash on milwaukee's northside. it happened last night at 35th and keefe. police say the car hit a tree, splitting in two, and two juveniles were thrown from the car. they both died. a 17-year-old driver and another passenger were taken to the hospital.
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police are still investigating the cause of the crash. it's been two weeks since a deadly officer involved shooting sparked days of unrest in milwaukee's sherman park neighborhood. yesterday, family and friends said goodbye to the man who was shot and killed. civil rights leader jesse jackson was in milwaukee to deliver the eulogy at the funeral of sylville smith. in an exclusive interview with wisn 12 news, jackson stressed its time to move from blaming to embrin >> one was shooting and one is shot in the same predicament. thema: the police say that smith was armed when he was shot in the chest and arm by the officer. the investigation is being done by the state department of justice. the officer who shot smith is on administrative duty. the officer was wearing a body camera, but the department of justice says it will not make the video public until they
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they say smith's family will be the first to see the video once it is released. milwaukee's common council president says the city needs leadership and investment after the recent unrest. >> you saw at that event something you typically don't see when you are trying to address issue of poverty in the city of milwaukee. you saw the executive director of the state, you saw the governor, you saw the county all standing together. >> the common council president. >> and the common council president. standing together, identifying a specific problems that needed to be addressed, and a quick agreement on what a solution should look like and what it could be. thema: sunday on "upfront," council president ashanti hamilton on where milwaukee goes next. "upfront" airs sunday morning at 9:00.
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million for jobs and rebuilding. yesterday, governor scott walker announced more than half of that will go toward employment programs and job training. $2 million will be spent on tearing down vacant properties. bringing milwaukee residents together, that's the goal of a city-wide block party this weekend. it's part of a new initiative called all things in common. block parties will be at 25 churches across the city starting at 11:00 a.m. you can stop by and and win free gas, groceries, and bus passes. also later today, runners and walkers are taking over washington park. it's the 9th annual mps run back to school. the 5-k fun run and one 1/2 mile walk starts at 9:00 this morning. you can still register before the race. proceeds from the race benefit milwaukee public schools physical education programs. still ahead not your average , trip to the park. the latest wisconsin attraction that's giving visitors an up
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plus, meteorologist jeremy sosa and is -- meteorologist jeremy nelson is in the weather center. jeremy: rain to start the weekend. when we have dry hours, coming up. you are watching wisn 12 news "this morning." >> did important local news wherever you are with the wisn
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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" continues. thema: welcome back to wisn 12 news "this morning." 5:41 on this saturday morning. we are keeping an eye on the skies. it is what for many people. jeremy nelson is keeping an eye on quite a bit of rain. jeremy: the network is busy earlier.
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metro area. far northwestern and northern counties, fond du lac to beaver dam, even washington county, this area can gains moderate and at times heavy rain embedded. a quick five minute downpour around brookfield, sussex, silver spring, and capitol drive. you are around embedded thunderstorm. this afternoon, peeks of sunshine, overall, mostly cloudy with spotty showers may be developing in the afternoon. highs pushing 80. we will talk about events, the forecast for those, and sunday's forecast, coming up. thema: thank you, jeremy. still no word this morning on the cause of a major explosion at a home in fitchburg. you're taking a look at exclusive video from our madison affiliate.
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first responders were on the scene. you can see them helping 57-year-old brian grittner, who lived in the home. 20 homes are still barricaded this morning. fire crews say they're still investigating, but say they found natural gas in the area. this morning, rescue efforts continue, but there's little hope in finding anymore survivors from the earthquake in italy. wednesday's quake has killed at least 290 people. now there's another obstacle, aftershocks. access bridges and roads are cutting off access to vital meanwhile, a mass funeral is taking place today for many of the earthquake victims. new from overnight, police in bangladesh believe they've killed the alleged mastermind of a major attack at a cafe last month. 20 people, including three americans, were killed when militants took them hostage on july 7. ever since then, police have been conducting raids to hunt for whoever was behind the attack.
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kansas city area. floodwaters swept away cars. some water rescues were reported. there's no immediate reports of any injuries, but a flash flood warning was issued for the area overnight. dozens of cats and dogs are now in chicago after major flooding in louisiana. volunteers from chicago rescued animals from overcrowded shelters in louisiana's flooded parishes. all of the animals will receive complete medical care including vaccinatio available for adoption. this month's flooding in louisiana killed 13 people. president obama is creating the world's largest protected area off the coast of his native hawaii. obama is expanding a national monument first created by president george w. bush a decade ago. the marine sanctuary will protect reefs, marine life habitats, and thousands of animals, including endangered whales and sea turtles. the area will also be studied
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coverage now, president obama and vice president joe biden will be back on the campaign trail next month. the two are campaigning for hillary clinton in ohio and pennsylvania, major swing states. meanwhile, donald trump and hillary clinton are taking a break from the campaign trail this weekend. last week both candidates attacked each other for racism and bigotry. the november election is now 72 days away. as part of our commitment to bring you important political coverage, wisn 12, in partnership with the marquette university law school, is hosting a live debate between senator ron johnson and former senator russ feingold. moderating is "upfront" host mike gousha. you can watch it live tuesday, october 18 from 8:30 to 10:00 p.m. right here on wisn 12. later today, a wild new attraction is opening to the public.
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safari lake geneva is actually in bloomfield, about five miles out of town. tours are by reservation only. it can be a hands-on experience, with people reaching out and feeding some of the wildlife. contrary to a typical zoo experience, the animals have free range. >> we have got our guests in fact enclosed in our tour wagons . animals can meander about at liberty 360 degrees. thema: look at that. admission is just under $25 for adults and $15 for children ages , 3 to 15. that is amazing. later today, hours of entertainment for you and your dog. bark and brew is at wauwatosa's hart park starting at 11 this -- 11:00 this morning. dog owners and beer enthusiasts
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demonstrations, and sample food and drinks. there's even a costume contest. the free event continues tomorrow. it's mexican fiesta time at milwaukee's lakefront. the festival is at maier festival park through tomorrow. gates open at noon. seniors 65 and older, active military with id, and people with disabilities get in free from noon until 1:00 today and tomorrow. a lot of outdoor things happening despite the rain. this morning, i said that it was a delusion -- it was a day louche -- it was a deluge. jeremy: a lot of these fairs and festivals are getting going to day to afternoon. it will not turn off completely, but there are dry hours in the
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summerfest grounds, mexican fiesta, still the threat of a shower or thunderstorm around 4:00. the rain will turn off a late afternoon. this evening, dry, 72-degrees. if you're headed to tailgate for the pirates-brewers game at miller park, spotty showers. the parking lot might have photos from the rain. 75 at first pitch. some point they will open the roof, probably for first pitch. dear wife for the trip home. it will dry for the trip home. if you're about to step out the door, do not forget to download the free wisn 12 app. do you look at the same thing with our interactive radar. rain going from southwest
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another round clipping racine and kenosha county. the main area is around chicago. no watches or mornings, but to rental are contained in the band in the northern county. it is billing from dodge county to washington county, even the town of aaron just saw heavy downpour. the heaviest rain just moved through hustisford. the torrential deluge of rain hittinur how much so far? it starts when you get south milwaukee down to kenosha. between there, little to no rain overnight. around waukesha county, north lake and the town of martin, one to two inches overnight. the southwestern corner coming eagle, north prairie, muskego, less than .5 inches.
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sheboygan, damp pavement, lower 60's, temperatures statewide are more refreshing in the northwest corner. we will stay muggy in southern wisconsin. lower to middle 60's with rain cooled air in place. 62 in madison with the steadier rain shower in that direction. they wide, -- statewide, do not forget wipers will be going and headlights o one cluster of showers will move through over the next couple of hours with another to the south. in between, isolated showers. this afternoon, we will dry out a little. 1:00, more of a hit or miss shower. then, a couple sprinkles or leftover shower by late afternoon. tomorrow, it looks great on sunday and we will see sunshine i the afternoon with daytime
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the difference is a lot more cloud cover today with maybe a thunderstorm. the highs will be cooled back for the start of the school year with many kids heading back on thursday. friday starts the next warming trend with highs in the lower 80's. thema: a picture is going viral showing a utility worker's dedication to fixing a water main break. take a this happened near dallas, texas. a pipe burst in someone's yard. so the worker decided to take the plunge and fix the water line. i know that those homeowners are grateful. my goodness. still ahead, looking back at the early days of president obama and the first lady. coming up, we'll have a preview of the movie "southside with
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thema: welcome back. clouds hang around for a
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jeremy nelson has your weather forecast next. at the box office this weekend, it's a glimpse at the love story of president obama and first lady michelle obama, and a comedy about a dysfunctional family starring actor john krasinski. entertainment tonight's nancy o'dell has a preview of "southside with you" and "the hollars." nancy: this week, john legend shares why he wanted to help share the story of president obama and first lady michelle's first date in "southside with you," and john krasinski takes on double duty as director and lead of an all-star cast in the family dramedy "the hollars." more. nancy: when he returns home for his mom's surgery, a young man, played by john krasinski, must face his dysfunctional family, an ex-girlfriend, and a life he left behind in "the hollars." john also stepped behind the camera to direct the talented cast, which includes anna kendrick, margot martindale, and charlie day. >> you got to get actors like this to do a movie like this, and if you're not making people laugh, you're failing. >> why wouldn't you get those checked out? >> he sent me to jenny craig.
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temporary paralysis? >> i thought it was a weight thing. >> it seems like you guys have some stuff to work out. >> so, what's this boy's name? >> barack obama. >> barack ohwhoona? nancy: and in southside with you, future president barack obama meets future first lady michelle. the movie follows the couple's first ever date in chicago in 1989 and was mostly completed when john legend joined as an executive producer after seeing a version of the final product and being completely moved by the story. >> love story and makes you feel , their romance and it makes you believe in the power of love and of people finding the person that is really there right match for them. >> you think you're real smooth don't you? >> and real cute. nancy for entertainment tonight, : i'm nancy o'dell, now back to you in the studio. thema: going to the movies might not he a bad thing to do.
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rain finds your area. most of this is plain rain and it could be coming down in parts of dodge, fond du lac county, and washington county. the heaviest rain is to the north with some showers in southern milwaukee. some areas did not see rain overnight. a lot of people will step outside to wet they've meant. coming back at will have your forecast ready to
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good morning, america. breaking overnight, flash floods, nearly seven inches in two hours, overwhelming parts of kansas city. rushing water rising in an instant. waist high in places. cars swamped. drivers looking for safety on their roofs. this creek risin one hour, and rivers raging. what's coming up in the forecast. caught in the crossfire, the cousin the chicago bulls star dwyane wade struck and killed by a stray bullet while pushing her baby in a stroller on chicago's south side. >> we got a female -- >> the rising violence hitting close to home for the nba champ. the comments he made just a day before the murder. taking heat.

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