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proposing. >> plus, drying out after flooding in parts of southeast wisconsin. the impact the heavy rain had on the roads, schools and neighborhoods. thanfully most of that rain has moved out. traffic watch matt salemme is on deck, first to jeremy nelson. jeremy? >> good morning, most of the rain is gone across the area. just lighter showers remaining on the radar network. the threat transitioning down to the south. we are looking at a little damp pavement out there. some of the showers right now down in parts of walworth and kenosha. may need the umbrella here shortly as we see a little light rain. we have cloudy skies and we could catch a light rain shower
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dew points in the lower 70s. pavement may be a little damp in spots. muggy conditions. they want the summer gear on. warm up to the 80s. recess today because the rain is turning off this morning. now to matt salemme with the morning commute. >> if you are headed out shths most of the pavement on the computer, we are seeing full freeway speeds across the system. you are in good shape. the travel times are looking great... that's a look at the morning commute, back to you. >> thank you, matt. clean up is underway this morning after flooding across part r of southeast wisconsin.
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streets, homes, businesses, even schools are hit hard by the heavy rain yesterday. a dangerous scene in neighborhoods across the area. here you are seeing the cars driving through the floods streets and some stalled and abandoned in the middle of the water. the rain impacted some of the local schools. mike anderson is live in west allis. >> making sure that the building is read combri for the kids to arrive. the rain started leak through the roof of the school. we saw the janitors mopping up the hallways and making sure that the building is ready for the students to return. flooding cancelled a jv volleyball game last night.
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mess. hamilton three points into the match when the water came in from the street and stopped the game. west allis and new berlin hit the hardest by the downpours and streets closed because of serious flooding but appears that everything is re-opened this morning. most of the flood watter is gone, but plenty of clean up going on this morning. reporting live more now "12 news thirn schools in dodge county. tim is here on the clean up there this morning. >> a lot of people dealing with the aftermath. the police cleef says over flowing natural spring causes the flood income mayville. the water rushed to the lutheran school too. they spent hours to move the water and keep it out of the
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went home early. both schools are open today. a big mess in a lot of communities here. i was in west allis when the heavy rain was coming down. people were struggling to get their cars out of the high water. that car was floating at the time. ben, no one was hurt. back to you. >> good news there, tim. a lot of you are sending in pictures of the cedar grove. send in your photos. we do appreciate all of the photos that you have sent in here over the past couple of days. >> the fence surrounding milwaukee sherman park is staying down for now. the judge extended the restraining order barring the sheriff from closing the park early.
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park. county executive chris abele asked for the fence to come down on sunday. the hearing to keep the fence down permanently is delayed. >> right now, milwaukee police are looking for suspects that shoot two people. the officers were called to the scene yesterday. a 34-year-old man died on the way to the hospital and 24-year-old man is treated fr injuries. >> republican lawmakers in madison have a plan to make the city of milwaukee safer. the speaker unveiled a gop agenda including drug programs and sentencing reform and more prosecutors, but not necessarily more money for the officers to the streets. the republicans want a long term funding solution for the transportation projects and
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a program to provide internet access and laptops to every high school freshman. >> this morning, disability rights group is trying to stop a teenagers plans to end her life. she organized a prom to celebrate her life. she is in constant pain and wants to be removed from the ventilator and care. the group wants her to get intervention and not to end her life. >> wisn 12 news time now is 5:06. the mayor of green bay pleads guilty to charges he violated the election laws. the mayor is accused of illegal accepts thousands of dollars in campaign donations.
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case. >> green and gold gearing up for the game on sunday taking on the jacksonville jack jacquars. wear your gear to citco stores. we have all of the information at all right jeremy, football season but not football weather? >> not at all. we are hanging on to summer. it is staying warm and sticky today. the good news in the forecast besides a shower, we are drying out this afternoon. we work in a little sunshine. it is sticky through sunday. we cool off this weekend, sunday is looking absolutely gorgeous. how about the rain this morning.
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the state line and spilling from the sprinkles or light rain. otherwise mainly dry day ahead. certainly clouds out there this morning. more sunshine as we go into the afternoon. the highs around 84 degrees. again, pretty uncomfortable and sticky with the dew points around 70. we look at the weekend forecast coming up. now to the morning commute with matt. >> if you are rolling out, things are in decent no problems at this point reported. in fact, system wide looking good, everything is rolling in the green. light volume and full freeway speeds ahead of you. the travel times are fine... that's a look at the morning commute, back to you. >> matt, thanks. >> we could be learning more
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involving a pedestrian. tim? >> well, an autopsy is planned for the person that was hit and killed by a train in pewaukee. the medical examiner has not released the identity of the victim. it is unclear why they were on the tracks in the first place. this is rail safety week. the ceo of lifesaver a national nonprofit is touring the state righ about the 4500 rail crossings here in wisconsin and trespassing on the tracks is on the rise, it is up 7%. last year, three people died in wisconsin, 8 others were hurt on the tracks. >> thank you, tim. >> this weekend will mark the 15th anniversary of 9/11. how a vote this week in congress could impact thousands of families impacted by those
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>> plus, sitting or kneeling, it is a way to protest the national anthem by sports athletes. what a team did to prevent that. >> a shotting victim's story hits
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>> good morning. gloomy scene in metro milwaukee. you are watching "12 news this morning." a little rain across parts of southeast wisconsin. we have no heavy rain though, just gentle showers showing up on the radar and scooting to the east. it is generally around there with light showers. no heavy rain is expected this morning. we'll see the sunshine breaking
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matt? >> we are staying with the traffic, the choper is grounded. looking good here eastbound. you can see pretty much trouble free across the system on the traffic watch computer. full freeway speeds. that's a look at the morning commute, back to you. >> matt, thank you. the presidential candidates back on the trail this morning after a commander and chief forum on the military and national security. we have more from washington about the big moments. >> ben, today donald trump headed back to ohio and hillary clinton returns to north carolina after doesing the readiness to serve. in the first ever commander and
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trump and hillary clinton never took the stage together.>> what is the most parent characterstistic? >> rock steadiness. >> clinton lead off about the use of the private email server. >> i communicated about classified material on a wholly separate system, i took seriously. >> she took aim at the republican rival. my opponent was for the war in iraq. go back and look at the record. >> i happened to hear hillary clinton saying i wasn't against the war in iraq. i was totally against the war in iraq. >> i think under the leadership of barack obama and hillary
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>> he pledged better relations with foreign leaders, like putin. >> he's been a leader for more than our president. >> he's accused of attacking the generals. the trump campaign depended the performance. >> thank you. families of 9/11 vick tips might be that is if a measure passes this week. it gives the families the ability to sue saudi arabia in u.s. court for any of its role in the 2001 terror attacks. the white house is saying that president obama is likely to veto the bill. >> right now, the u.s. coast guard is looking for a woman that fell from a carnival
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the ship was 27 miles from the bahamas at the time. the cruise is cleared to continue the south carolina while the coast guard is searching. >> this morning, gold medal swimmer ryan lochte is suspended from the sport. tim is in the news room with the latest. >> bad news for the swimmer, lochte is months. this is coming after lochte lying after being robbed while in brazil. he and his three teammates vandalized a gas station after a night of partying and no robbery took place. the three other swimmers are suspended but lochte is getting the longest suspension and
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falsely reporting a crime and cost him endorsement deals as well. now we are learning this morning that the suspension means that he'll miss the 2017 world championships. over to you. >> tim, thank you. more controversy this morning surrounding athletes that refused to stand for the national anthem. last night, team usa soccer prevented her from kneeling because of staying in the locker room. on sunday, they kneeled for the national anthem. >> now two weeks since the
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now re-ignited for the paraolympic games. it is a largest games in history. 289 of the athletes are representing team usa. it runs until september 18th. >> the another win at home against the cubs for the brewers. solo home run for the first run of the game tied until the 8th and another solo homer. finally in the 9th inning, jumping above the wall and robbing the cubs from a homer. the banner -- that might be it. what a grab.
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they take on the cardinals tonight. >> the roof coming in handy last night. the game probably would have been delayed. we had the downpours sweep across the area. check out the rain totals. it rained in the morning and afternoon and evening and totalling six inches in mayville. parts of west bend ranging from 3-4 and a half inches of the rain. west allis 3 and a half inches of rain. the north shore saw 1-2.5 inches of rain. the water runs off and the streams and rivers rose quickly.
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yesterday was a great example just how fast water gathers on the roads and people were driving into that. if you don't know how deep the water is, stay out. this morning don't have to alter anything. a couple of lighter rain showers and drizzle across the area. it is gray and muggy here across southeast wisconsin. the heavy transitioned to the south. certainly could catch a passing shower this morning. the temperatures right now 70 in waukesha. downtown milwaukee 74. it is a mild muggy day ahead. if we see rain today it is before noon and have the umbrella with. probably won't need it for the most part.
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thundershowers. we start to dry out on saturday afternoon. if you have a soccer match saturday morning damp. high in the 60s by next wednesday. >> quite a shift. >> 5:22. a husband and wife's anniversary celebration is online sensation, the story behind a photo shoot inspired by the scenes straight out of a >> a popular milwaukee restaurant is going south of the border. celebrating their grand opening
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>> all right. good morning. thanks for the thursday morning school shout out. wisn 12 is stopping by the classrooms across southeast wisconsin. if you are interested in a visit, go to and click on the logo.
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together for nearly 60 years is using these photos to show their love. it is just like out of a movie. the couple are celebrating their anniversary with a photo shoot. the photographer says she was inspired by the movie the notebook. the photos are going viral. 5:26. a boat watches up on a beach and triggering a police for the owner of this yacht ended in a surprising confession. >> and stores across a town are begging for people to pay for a woman's funeral, it turns out she's not dead.
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>> right now on "wisn 12 news this morning." rushing to cleanup after flash flooding in southeast wisconsin. roads, homes, businesses, and schools all impacted by heavy downpours. we're breaking down the areas hit hardest by last night's rain and storms.
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long gone. here's a live look at doppler 12 radar. a much quieter scene this morning but showers are still possible as you head out the door. >> good morning and welcome to "wisn 12 news this morning." i'm ben wagner. melinda has the day off. it's 5:30 on this thursday, september 8th. i'm in the weather center with meteorologist jeremy nelson. jeremy, so nothing like we saw yesterday, maybe just a little bit of a chance for rain today? morning and light. no downpours are expected today. no severe weather. we are drying out especially by this afternoon with the sunshine. here is a live look at the radar. the rain is down to south. we are left with the cloudy skies and lighter showers this morning. the first thing you are going to feel is the muggy and humid air.


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