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patrick: festival season continues this weekend with tosa fest. you'll see several new additions this year, including private security. construction on state street has pushed the festival a block south where tents are already up. joyce: wisn 12 news' colleen henry was in downtown wauwatosa with the new plan to keep people safe. rod brown: it's neighborhoodly environment. it's cozy, next to the park 2 -- tth brown plans to hit tosa fest this weekend he likes its homey feel and isn't worried about safety. rod brown: i wouldn't anticipate a problem, and it wouldn't stop me from coming at all. colleen: crews spent the day setting up. there will be beer tents, three music stages and kids activities. john raisler: in the 41 years we've never had an arrest, never had an incident. it's always been a safe festival. colleen: but organizer john raisler says tosa fest worked with police on its security plan. john raisler: we've decided to
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colleen: two years ago, a fight among teenagers closed part of tosa fest so last year's event featured fencing for crowd control. this year, fences will be limited to keep festival goers away from the train tracks that run along the grounds. john raisler: we'll have officers at each entry point as well as roaming security force just to help us with the crowds. colleen: and for the first time tosa fest will request a $2 , donation or two canned goods to get in the gate. event staff will issue guests color-coded wrist bands at the entrance to helpan john raisler: children without parents will be given a different colored band. that way our security force will , know if they need assistance that their parents are not on the grounds. colleen: they will add patrols near the village and be available if they are needed here on the tosa fest grounds. joyce: here are the specifics.
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the morning. closing time is 11:30 p.m. patrick: cross country runners are overcome by heat-related issues. more than a dozen students needed medical attention today at arrowhead high school. people tell us it was about 84 degrees and sunny at race time. paramedics helped 19 runners. most of the students treated got extra water and time to catch their breath at the end of the 5-k. four of them needed iv's and went to a hospital. and we had a combination of heat and humidity today. tonight, though, 60's and 70's. getting a break from high humidity. we are back in the 80's tomorrow before cools back down. talking about stuff going on, oktoberfest happening already. everybody is already thinking about the weekend, which we will get to in a second. let's talk about going out west. uncomfortable 64 degrees. we stage right during the
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showers would be friday night onto saturday morning. they will hang up on, and in the cold front pushes through. the high temperature is only 72 on saturday, 75 with nice low humidity. it will be spectacular on sunday. joyce: thank you, mark. several communities are drying out tonight after last night's powerful flash floods. what's left behind, a neighborhood lined with tree branches and leaves. tree removal crews were on 43rd and kk river parkway all day, cleaning up the damage. milwaukee, west allis, greenfield, and new berlin all reported widespread flooding last night. several roads had to be shut down. patrick: we expect to find out soon how many gallons of untreated wastewater was dumped into local waterways during the heavy rain storm. the milwaukee metropolitan sewerage district says it started the combined sewer
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day yesterday, to reduce the risk of basement backups. this was the second overflow in the last two weeks. mmsd dumped 200,000 gallons into lincoln creek on august 30. joyce: one of the nation's largest banks will have to pay millions as punishment. wells fargo was $185 million for secretly opening unauthorized credit card and deposit accounts and charging customers without their knowledge. abc's danya bacchus has the story. reporter: wells fargo will pay. mike feuer: we' h fargo accountable for its actions. reporter: thursday, the consumer financial protection bureau slapping the giant banking institution with a $185 million fine. saying thousands of wells fargo employees secretly used customer information, illegally opening more than two million savings and credit card accounts. mike feuer: it is outrageous for a bank to use a customer's
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reporter: wells fargo employees would open the secret accounts and fund them by transferring money from the customer's real beak accounts without permission. many of the transfers caused customers to incur fees and other charges. all, so employees reach sales targets and compensation incentives. mike feuer: this is a major victory for consumers. consumers have to be able to trust their bank. reporter: more than 5000 wells fargo employees have been fired. in part, while we regret every interaction that was not handled properly, the number of instances and team members involved represent a very small portion of our business. wells fargo's aggressive sales tactics were first disclosed by the los angeles times in an investigation in 2013. the story prompted the los angeles city attorney office to
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danya bacchus, abc news, los angeles. patrick: the debate over toll roads in the state of wisconsin gets new life. assembly republicans have listed the possibility of implementing toll roads as one of their priorities for the upcoming year. the money would be used to help the state's transportation funding shortfall. the plan would require federal approval and the support of the governor, who says he's against any kind of fee increase for wisconsin drivers. >> i don't support an increase in the gas tax or vehicle related fees unless corresponding reduction elsewhere. it is something i said when i ran for reelection in 2014, a promise i made to the voters. i plan to keep it. patrick: the state transportation budget is set to be released one week from today. ford is recalling another 1.5 million vehicles over faulty door latches. a spring on the door latch can break, and the door can come open while the vehicle is in motion. the recall covers certain models of ford c-max, escape, focus,
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four years. ford will replace the latches for free. in all, nearly 2.5 million vehicles are on the recall list. joyce: frozen strawberries linked to hepatitis a. 89 people have gotten sick in seven states, including one illness in wisconsin. the centers for disease control says nearly all of the patients say they drank smoothies that contained strawberries from the tropical smoothie cafe. the frozen strawberries were imported from egypt. the cafe has since switched to a different supplier. there are two wisconsin locations, in appleton and wisconsin rapids. the cdc expects more cases to surface because hepatitis a is highly contagious. it can take as long as 50 days for symptoms to begin after exposure. patrick: a 71-year-old man, watering his grass, is attacked, shot and robbed. it happened in chicago tuesday afternoon. tonight, police are looking for the suspects. you can see two men ride past him on bikes. moments later, one of them returns and confronts him, knocking him to the ground. police say the suspect shot him
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>> i heard the gunshots, and i ran out here, and he was like dazed in the street. patrick: the man got up and went to his neighbor's house for help. he's recovering in a hospital. there have been nearly 3,000 shootings this year in chicago. and more than 500 murders. joyce: helping students who suddenly don't have a school to attend. waukesha county technical college opens its doors to itt tech students. itt tech abruptly shut down this week. wctc plans to hold an information session tomorrow the closure. it will be from 5:30 until 7:00 at the school's education center. itt tech students need to bring their transcript with them. looking ahead, indian summer festival starts tomorrow. it's at maier festival park and features traditional and contemporary native american culture. tomorrow, you can get in free between 4:00 and 6:00 with a donation of new school supplies. otherwise tickets are $15 for adults.
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store asking for donations for a woman's funeral. joyce: the problem, she is alive. patrick: thousands of pennies shut down and interstate. where they were heading and why they are probably worthless. joyce: airbnb confronting discrimination with bonding teenagers who say posts a rejecting them based on race. and the child goddess of nepal, lavished with yes.
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patrick: a penny for your thoughts about this spill. a tractor trailer carrying blank pennies to the u.s. mint in philadelphia crashed in delaware. thousands of pennies poured onto the interstate causing both directions to close. there's no word on what caused the crash. the driver had minor injuries. the fight against zika continues. but more patients, including pregnant women, be joyce: as abc's marci gonzalez reports, officials say it's critical to control the spread now. reporter: health officials confirming 80 pregnant women have now tested positive for the zika virus in florida. as doctors in miami say they are now treating a second baby born with zika-related birth defects . experts explaining many more cases are expected, especially if federal funding to combat the virus isn't approved soon.
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done now the next spring or , summer, we gonna see far fewer babies who are affected. if they don't get the job done, next spring and summer, it could be a nightmare. reporter: now controversy over efforts to prevent the spread of the virus, which has already been contracted locally by at least 56 people in florida. protests in miami beach over plans to do aerial spraying to kill mosquitoes that spread zika. >> concerned that naled is going to be considerably, has the potential of being worse that actually cora reporter: doctors insisting spraying is a safe, effective method as they warn, of new findings of the impacts of the zika virus, beyond the birth defect microcephaly. curry: we're finding more subtle problems than just microcephaly, your problems, i problems. as the children grow month after month and they are evaluated month after month, some of them look normal under the exam but are not meeting milestones.
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the long term effects still aren't known. meanwhile, despite protests, aerial mosquito spraying in miami beach is scheduled for friday morning. marci gonzalez, abc news. joyce: a bizarre scam in california. a woman spotted her own photo on jars asking for donations to help pay for her funeral. there are at least two jars with her photo, found in a gas station and 99 cent store. there's a picture taken from her facebook page and a handwritten note asking for donations. >> supposedly i'm dead, but i'm not. i am alive. >> you are very alive. >> i'm very alive. i'm here. a lot of people thought, hey lupita died, it's like no, i'm right here. joyce: she's now trying to spread the word about the scam and track down whoever stole her photo. when she found the jars, there was about $15 inside. she's planning to donate that to her church. patrick: drones delivering burritos to college students. it's about to happen at virginia
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to begin the delivery. students and employees will be able to order chipotle burritos on a special kiosk. they'll be made at a chipotle food truck on site, and then delivered to a confined area. the self-navigating drones will lower the burritos using a tether. the san francisco home featured in television's full house is now available to rent. the price tag is $13,950 a month. the home was put on the market in may but never sold. for scenes on the show and the new netflix reboot, fuller house. a slice of hollywood. joyce: i love this story. forget the discount double check, aaron rodgers has a new state farm ad out right in time for the start of the nfl season, -- season. patrick: and this time he's joined by a familiar face. >> this house without paying the price, not here, not ever. >> state farm remembers those moments, there is one of these.
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paying the price, not here. >> did you get it? joyce: i don't know what i like most about that. patrick: i get the feeling there is to be continued. he actually get it? joyce: they are scary how good they are. 89 miles per hour is pretty fast for a car to go. patrick: now imagine being on a skateboard. patrick: wow. kyle wester is now the new world record holder for fastest skateboard speed downhill. the previous record was 81 miles per hour. wester waited until weather conditions were just right, experimented with different wind resistant attire, and gave it a try on a santa cruz, california hill. joyce: and had that helmet strapped on tight. coming up in sports, a big upset at the u.s. open tonight. patrick: plus the brewers busted
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cardinals in saint louis. joyce: and the youth movement for the packers on defense as they get ready for their season opener. stephanie sutton is next in sports. as we go to break here are , tonight's winning lottery
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announcer: big 12 sports presented by stephanie: we are just three days away from the packers season opener in jacksonville. and there's some young players starting in week one for green bay, including rookie linebacker blake martinez and second year pro jake ryan. joe thomas is the only other inside linebacker on the roster now. the young guys aren't just getting a shot there's really no backup plan with green bay cutting sam barrington last week. but the young guns have the respect and trust of their veteran teammates.
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, more about how we are doing, how we play. those guys are doing well in practice. we have confidence. we would not put them out there if we did not have confidence in them, so i think it will be fine. burnett: you go out there, and it's a collective unit. collective effort. that's the thing though, as you said, unscouted looks, your communication level has to be high. that's when you fall back to your techniques. stephanie: the nfl season officially kicked off tonight between the carolina panthers and denver broncos, a rematch of super bowl 50 minus peyton manning who retired after winning his second super bowl. right now in the fourth quarter. late in the fourth quarter, the broncos are leading 21-20, carolina just missed what would have been a game-winning field goal. bart houston will make his first home start for the badgers saturday at 2:30 against akron. houston had a lackluster showing against lsu. however, he did seem to build an
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the junior tightend had seven catches for 100 yards. and fumagalli is hoping to be houston's goto target the rest of the season. >> you know, coach chris thinks highly of tight ends. they always tell me if we are going to go, i have to go it is officially running and pass game. we expect to do a lot. i will try to do my role. we of the working hard together now. working on the second team in practice. i have been getting to know a lot of just feeling comfortable around each other. stephanie: in nba news, the bucks announced today they have signed free agent guard orlando johnson and forward jj o'brien to the traning camp roster. camp starts for them september 27 in madison. opening a four-game series in st. louis with a bang, scoring 12 runs against the division foe . they played six runs in the second inning, including
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hernan perez four for five with three rbi. they crush the cardinals 4-5. finally a big upset at the u.s. open tonight at flushing meadows. american serena williams knocked off for a second year in a row. this time in straight sets to karolina pliskova of the czech republic. williams appeared to injure her hamstring during the match. serena was going for her 23rd major title. and moments ago, denver joyce: look at that spoiler. thanks. stephanie: if we can't make it to the playoffs, they will be the spoiler. patrick: coming up next, jimmy kimmel live. his guests include tom hanks and
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joyce: people going to welcome cooler weather. mark: temperatures get a little fall like, not necessarily tomorrow. it will be progressively more humid as the day goes on. a high of 82.
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the wind picks up. patrick: the next newscast at
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>> dicky: from hollywood - it's "jimmy kimmel live"! tonight -- tom hanks. and music from kaleo. and now, as merritt of -- and now, as a matter of fact, here's jimmy kimmel! >> jimmy: thank you for coming. [ cheers and applause ] i'm happy that you are happy. i really am.

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