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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 ncicap.org] >> wisn 12 news starts right now. >> reuben d. grueye. paul richard matin. gregory joseph buck. president obama: this weekend, we honor their memory once more. we stand with the survivors, who still bear the scars of that day. we thank the first responders , who risked everything to save others. thema: today, we remember the thousands of victims who lost their lives 15 years ago during terror attacks in new york, washington, d.c., and pennsylvania. how you can pay your respects to
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this morning, the roof is open in miller park in milwaukee. the sunshine down on us today. tracking temperatures as we make your weekend plans. good morning, and welcome to wisn 12 news this morning. i'm thema ponton. thank you for starting this sunday, september 11 with us. we turn now to our forecast. weatherwatch 12 meteorologist jeremy nelson standing by in the weather center. a beautiful, i'll be in sunny and cool morning out there. jeremy: so nice to see the sunshine back. it's quiet with a light breeze out there this morning. a beautiful look across the area. the air is nice and dry, low humidity for today. i think the fish are biting in sheboygan. a lot of boats milling around the breakwater area. some folks out on the breakwater, around 50 degrees in sheboygan. you go inland little bit where the official reading is taking
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lakeshore, and your forecast looks like this. sunshine around right now sticks around the entire day. have your sunglasses with before you leave home. highs in the mid 70's today, we take a look at the workweek forecast and the next chance of rain, coming up. thema: thank you, jeremy. new from overnight -- two people are dead after a car crash in milwaukee. this happened just after 1:00 this morning, near 32nd and atkinson. milwaukee police say a man driving an suv lost control and hit a pole. two women in the car were killed. in the hospital right now with serious injuries. also new from overnight -- a juvenile is killed neat 1st and keefe in milwaukee. this happened just before 6:00 last night. according to the milwaukee police, the death is being investigated as a homicide. the victim's name and age have not been released. no suspects are in custody. an autopsy will be done monday. 15 years ago today, terrorists hijacked four passenger planes. two were flown into the world
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third slammed into the pentagon, and the fourth crashed in an empty field in pennsylvania. nearly 3,000 people were killed and more than 600 were hurt. it was the deadliest attack on american soil. you are looking at live pictures of the world trade center site and of video of a memorial held last night in pennsylvania. today, memorials will be held in new york city and around the country, and twin beams of light will illuminate the sky where the towers once stood. president george w. bush: i can hear you. i can hear you. the rest of the world hears you. and the people who knocked these buildings down, will hear all of
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[audience chants] usa! usa! usa! thema: that was president george w. bush at ground zero, talking to crews in the days after the attack. that site is now home to the national 9/11 memorial and museum. families of the victims will gather there this morning. at 7:46, there will be a moment of silence to mark the moment the first plane hit the north tower. we will bring that to you live right here on wisn 12. here in milwaukee, mayor tom barrett and county executive chris abele will lead a moment of silence at the war memorial center in downtown. everyone is invited to attend. that ceremony starts at 7:30 this morning. the germantown fire department is welcoming the public to a service at fire station two. it starts at 8:30 this morning.
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be a service at all saints cathedral in milwaukee to honor the first responders on 9/11. as it does every day, the church will ring its bells at noon and 6:00 p.m. to honor the 9/11 victims. wisn 12 news time is 7:05. in traffic watch 12, a closure to tell you about out near the airport. this is a live look at our department of transportation cameras at i-41/94 at grange. the northbound lanes will be closed until 10:00 this morning. detours are posted. also in traffic watch 12, trying to keep you safe on the roads. right now, the wisconsin state patrol is participating in "brake safety week." inspectors throughout the state are working to check braking systems of large trucks and other vehicles. it's all in an effort to prevent crashes on wisconsin highways. during this week last year, state troopers found more than 2200 safety violations. from the roads to the rails --
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throughout the rest of the week, wisconsin operation lifesavers and others will be going across the state to provide awareness and educational opportunities. the president and ceo of operation lifesaver says there was a 7% increase in trespasser deaths and injuries near train tracks in wisconsin last year. operation lifesaver says there are five safety steps to take near railroads, cross safely, don't be distracted, never race a train, avoid trespassing and never hunt or fish on tracks or rights-of-way. that is illegal. wisn 12 news time is 7:06. we are hours away from the start of the season for the green bay packers. left tackle david bakhtiari is questionable for today's game because of a back injury. big 12 sports stephanie sutton has a preview from jacksonville. stephanie: many are picking the packers in week one here in jacksonville. aaron rodgers and company know better than to overlook this
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>> there's a lot of top picks playing on that defense. they are doing a good job of continuing to add to the mix. on the offensive side, they have outstanding players for sure. they have some very nice weapons outside as well. we know what type of team we're playing, and the type of challenge is a real one. we have to step up and meet that challenge head-on. >> it's a talented team across the board. explosive offense is what they thrive on. it's going to be a great challenge. they have three great running backs, and it will be fun to go against them for the first outing. stephanie: that's rookie linebacker blake martinez, who will make his first nfl start in week one. the jaguars will be a good test for him and the packers. from jacksonville, stephanie sutton, wisn 12 sports. thema: kick off is at noon today. look for steph's live reports from jacksonville tonight on wisn 12 news at 5:30 and 10:00. she will have highlights and
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and in honor of the season opener, kemps has brought back the limited edition "packers power pint." the green vanilla flavored milk is available at grocery stores across the state, but only for a limited time. we tried some last season, it was good. wisn 12 news time is 7:08. if someone tells you to go fly a kite today, they aren't being rude, they do want you to go fly a kite. it's the 38th annual maggian' festival at veterans park. you can check out the chicago fire kite team, as well as professional kite teams from l.a. and other cities. the festival runs from 10:00 until 5:00 today, with the fast track grand kite launch at noon. today, mount mary university in milwaukee is holding its annual starving artists show. all the artwork for sale is created by local artists and
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the show runs from 10:00 this morning until 5:00 tonight. admission is $10. a portion of the sales funds scholarships to the university. and later today, you are invited to a tailgate party at the harry and rose samson family jewish community center in milwaukee. jcc leaders are celebrating the grand opening of a new family fitness center. you can tour the center and enjoy hot dogs and snow cones. the tailgate starts at 11:30 and runs until 3:30. wisn 12 news time is 7:09. about her now overturned murder conviction. the documentary where she shares her side of the story. plus, dozens of bees found dead in their hives. what beekeepers think happened to their colonies and how it's affecting their business. and here's jeremy nelson in the weather center. with our sunday forecast. jeremy: good sunday morning. dry weather returns to the area today. when a few showers enter the work week forecast coming up.
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>> leading the way with important local coverage, you're watching wisn 12 news this morning, with thema ponton and weather watch 12 meteorologist jeremy nelson. wisn 12 news this morning continues. thema: welcome back. this morning we are remembering , the victim of the 9/11 terror attacks. you are looking live right now at the pentagon. workers unfurled a giant american flag over the building this morning, before a memorial service is held a little later. president obama will speak at that service. he has declared this entire weekend as national days of prayer and remembrance. right now, you can see a tribute to those victims outside the greenfield police department. firefighters have placed nearly 3,000 flags in the grass outside the station near 51st and layton. the flags represent each of the 2996 people who died in the
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the flags will stay up until monday. and new this morning, a stunning photo of the american flag hanging outside the kapco headquarters in grafton. kapco's president took this picture after last night's rain. the company posted it on facebook, saying, "let us honor the service members and first responders who provide us the gift of freedom." new this morning, a travel advisory for parts of florida because of the zika virus may soon be lifted. in miami, the wynwood neighborhood and miami beach have been hot zones for the zika virus. the center for disease control says the warning in the wynwood neighborhood could be lifted as early as september 19. business owners in that area have asked the city of miami to compensate them for zika's impact. in one county in florida, bees are dying in large numbers and beekeepers blame aerial spraying for the zika virus. reporter levi ismail has more on the fallout from fighting
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levi: mark zidek had no idea when he built this for neighborhood owls, that bees would call it home. mark zidek: i mean, there's thousands of them all the time that live there. levi: zidek usually has them removed each year, but this time around -- bees, nowhere to be found. he believes that area helicopters spraying in the area may have been the cause. >> we depend on the bees, so it is kind of alarming that they're getting killed off. levi: but lee county mosquito control says they haven't sprayed the area in at lst dennis lives in alva and has had his property sprayed over. he can't narrow down what caused it, but shortly after, thousands of his bees were dead. dennis: we try to get them to use pesticides that aren't as potent. don't linger as long. levi: naled, a pesticide, has been at the center of the debate -- despite less than a thumbnails amount used per acre.
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one that involves two of florida's largest industries. >> bees are necessary for the food we eat and tourism is necessary for our number one source of revenue. levi: spraying at night, when bees are likely hiding is one compromise, but some say it's not enough. >> i understand the need for doing something about zika, but at what cost are we doing it? thema: that was levi ismail reporting. florida officials say they typically spray in the evening and early morning, to avoid in harm's way. later today, you are invited to dylan's run for autism at the summerfest grounds in milwaukee. the two mile run is named for dylan schwatrz, who was diagnosed with autism when he was 2-years-old. his mom started the run 16 years ago to raise money for the autism society of southeastern wisconsin. dylan is now 19-years-old. his run has raised thousands of dollars over the years. registration starts at 8:30 this
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the run begins at 10:30. coming up on 7:17 on the sunday morning, anyone going out, it's a perfect day. jeremy: it is so nice. open up the windows and enjoy some fresh air. we get a couple days with sunshine and low humidity, and fairly pleasant afternoon temperatures. thema: give the air conditioner a break. jeremy: with this gorgeous sunrise thor this one from kerry out on the east side of lake michigan, enjoying the beautiful sunrise out there. not even a cloud in the sky early on today. blue skies above the summerfest grounds, looking towards the hoan bridge. the lakeshore state park, a gorgeous morning. i've seen people our running, jogging, and biking early today. with conditions like this, we are starting in the 50's right now. with the sunshine, catching a
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we talked out somewhere in the mid 70's this afternoon with wind picking up a little bit more, 10 to 15 miles per hour during the afternoon versus a five to 10 mile per hour breeze this morning. in mequon, all is quiet. taking a look across lake michigan. 54 degrees, nice to see the refreshing dew points back. it's comfortable and the air is dry. we are not expect any rain in the foreseeable future. temperatures across the state, check out how chilly it was this morning up to the north. stevens point, upper 40's and rhinelander. we had some upper 40's away from lake michigan across southeastern wisconsin this morning. but any reading that may be a little too cool for you, we warm up here pretty quickly with the sunshine this morning. high pressure locked in, no concerns for rain today. you have to look way to the northwest the cold front looking up there. that should not interfere with any outdoor plans here in southeastern wisconsin until
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in the short-term, a great day anywhere across the matter state, looking at lower 70's around wausau in green bay down here across of in wisconsin, had on a degree or two. 75 in milwaukee today. in illinois, rockford and 76, up to the twin cities, upper 70's. the forecast for monday looks a little warmer with more missiles , southwesterly breeze that will start to pick up during the afternoon, close to 80 in milwaukee, rockford and chicago up to the wausau and rhinelander. even the u.p. in michigan, low to mid 70's. let's fast-forward for monday afternoon, where it will be sunny and warm, to money and at -- to monday night and tuesday when clouds roll in. rain showers are beginning to gather off to the west and north. those will spill in here sometime tuesday. showers and thunderstorms possible tuesday with more
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wednesday. we may see a day in the seven forecast with highs in the 60's. that would probably be on wednesday. in the short-term, we wrap the weekend up with a pick day, low humidity, mild temperatures this afternoon, near 80 on monday. some rain chances tuesday, friday, and maybe early saturday. thema: wisn 12 news time is 7 thank you, jeremy. :20 -- thema: thank you, jeremy. a new miss america will be chosen tonight. we sit down with the hosts of this year's show to talk about why they find the competition inspiring for their own daughters. and later, celebrating everything bacon -- including the actor, kevin bacon. one town's quest to get him to stop by their bacon festival. but first, here's a look at last
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thema: welcome back. we are taking a look at some of the stories you are sharing online. tonight, a new miss american will be crowned.
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competition's first openly gay contestant, miss missouri erin o'flaherty. the women represent all 50 states, the district of columbia and puerto rico. wisn 12 news anchor ben wagner sat down with the hosts chris harrison and sage steele. they shared why as parents, they encourage they daughters to watch the show. chris: in this day in age, when so much trash is celebrated, and people are celebrated for horrible thingth fact that these 52 women are poised, educated, healthy women, that is somebody that my daughter can look up to and i can be happy about. these are incredible women should be put on the stage. stage: i have two daughters that are coming. they're missing school on monday, because it's important for them to see, in my opinion, what greatness is. thema: the winner will be chosen tonight and you can watch it
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the competition starts at 8:00 p.m. and is followed by wisn 12 news at 10:00. a new true crime documentary is coming to netflix later this month. it focuses on the murder trial of american amanda knox. knox spent four years in an italian jail, after being convicted of killing her roommate, meredith kercher. the conviction was later overturned, and knox returned to the u.s. the documentary, titled "amanda knox," features interviews with key players in the case, including knox herself. the documentary debuts on september 30. according to "variety magazine," the film reveals that tabloid journalism is the real culprit in that case. 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. coming up, a tropical paradise
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fighting to save her one of a kind treehouse from demolition. and here's a live look outside as we head to break. stay with us.
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>> wisn 12 news starts right now. thema: good morning, and welcome to wisn 12 news. i'm thema ponton. thanks for starting the day with us. it is 7:30 now on this sunday, septembe. lets check in with meteorologist jeremy nelson in the weather center. it's cool out there this morning. jeremy: i notice people fishing along the breakwater, temperatures are around 50 degrees. them have jackets on and they are layered up with a cool conditions. as we dig look out the weather window right now, folks are exiting the harbor, they been cruising around the white house. think the fish may be biting. we are giving you fishing tips this morning.
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quickly. 50 degrees in brooksville, low 50's and brown deer. whitefish bay and glendale, low 50's. 55 in cudahy. if you more 40 showing up, as cool as 46 degrees this morning. i was in burlington. with the sunshine, we warm up very quickly. highs this afternoon in the mid-70's, a gorgeous back half of the weekend. enjoy it. we talk about rain chances in your work week forecast, coming up. thema: thank you, jeremy. this was the scene in sherman park one m a there were confrontations with police and several businesses went up in flames. in the aftermath of the unrest, the focus is on hope and healing, and bringing the people of milwaukee together. yesterday -- hundreds of people gathered for a rally. the rally, called 300 strong, was put together by several black-led organizations in the city. their goal is to unite the community. teju ologboni: we have the strength to do anything, 300
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hey, that's the idea. terrance robinson: i would just like to see a change. a change in the stereotypes, a change in the atmosphere all of that. thema: everyone who attended received a bracelet that said "unify." today marks 15 years since the 9/11 terror attacks. looking ahead -- officials in milwaukee will be at a memorial ceremony. -- right now, officials in memorial are at a memorial center. it began just a moment ago, at the war memorial center. milwaukee mayor tom barrett and county executive chris abele will be there, and they're inviting everyone to attend. this is a look at last year's event. the ceremony will honor the victims and first responders who died from the attacks. governor walker is also honoring the victims of the 9/11 attacks. he is that --
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state capitol in just a few hours. last year, walker attended the memorial event here in milwaukee. from the white house to wall street -- people across the country are gathering to mourn the september 11 attacks, to remember and to heal. abc's marci gonzalez has the details. marci: today, from the raw, emotional images seared into the collective memory, to the faces and stories of the 2996 lives lost. this morning, a somber heartbreak and horror of 15 years ago today. the impact of the september 11 terror attacks still piercing through the haunting recollections. >> as we crawled in deeper, squeezing through tiny openings and into a smoke-filled environment, we came to the understanding that we were going to die in that pile. marci: and the lingering effects. 127 new york city firefighters
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attacks, searching heroically through the smoldering toxic debris have since died of respiratory and other ailments. >> nagging problems worsened, chronic became acute. and the number of those lost to the terror attack of september 11 began to grow. marci: 17 names added to the fdny memorial wall this year, while the other names etched into history are read aloud. from here, there was a resilient reflection of the new one world trade center much of the pentagon and the field in shanksville, pennsylvania. mourning families in our country, honoring that vow made 15 years ago to never forget. and as families gathered here to pay their respects, police, as always, are on patrol. they stress there are no specific or credible threats. marci gonzales, abc news, new
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thema: looking ahead -- a new face is joining wisn 12's lineup. later today, soledad o'brien begins hosting the political magazine show "matter of fact." wisn 12 news' melinda davenport talked with her about the new show's mission. melinda: right out of the gate -- soledad o'brien says her new show will tackle issues that affect everyone, including the lingering aftermath of 9/11. soledad: very interested in talking to women who are rescue workers on ground zero who really feel they were written when you look back -- i actually didn't believe them, when they first came to me and said, we don't exist. we don't exist in the artwork, we don't exist in interviews, the stories of us as police officers, as paramedics, as firefighters, then it turned out to be true.
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you know, that's a group of people whose stories really just haven't been told before. melinda: the award winning journalist also says she's connecting to her audience in ways other than the tv screen. i know you're big on social media. soledad: i'm a little obsessed. melinda: you're everywhere. that's also what the younger demographic is reaching for and grasping for. soledad: they were in a conversation. you know what i like about twitter, and instagram, and snapchat? it's a conversation. its engaging with people. and its saying to someone, i don't really care if you have 100 followers or 100,000 followers. i'm interested in your perspective. melinda: "mattf sunday, september 11, right here on wisn 12. melinda davenport, wisn 12 news. thema: the new season of "matter of fact" premieres later today, with soledad o'brien hosting. it airs at 10:30 this morning, right here on wisn 12. a wisconsin senator weighs in on the presidential race and the polls that are showing a tight race. mike gousha talks with tammy baldwin, this morning on "upfront."
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now the race appears to be getting closer. did democrats expect this? i'll ask hillary clinton supporter, u.s. senator tammy baldwin. and leaders of the state assembly lay out their plans for next year, but what will they do about the big hole in the transportation fund? it's my conversation with state representative john nygren, cochair of the joint finance committee. plus, is a top congressional race now moving in favor of republicans? it's all coming up this morning at 9:00 on "upfront." thema: it's been 35 years since john hinckley junior shot and nely now, he's a free man. hinckley had been in a mental hospital since he tried to assassinate president reagan. he was found not guilty by reason of insanity. he had been allowed to leave the hospital to visit his parents, now, he's living full-time at his mother's home in virginia. in late july, a federal judge ruled he was no longer a danger to himself or to others. happening now -- protests across the country, over a pipeline in
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protesters gathered in chicago yesterday. because of widespread protests, the federal government has temporarily stopped construction for that oil pipeline. three federal agencies asked the company behind the pipeline to put work on hold, while the government reconsiders the pipeline. they're asking for input from the standing rock sioux tribe, who have led the protests in north dakota. >> this is a momentary victory -- it does not kill the entire pipeline, but at least we're protecting the river for the time being. and so that's something to celebrate. thema: an expert in indian law says this move is unprecedented, and it's a significant setback for the company building the pipeline. it's that time of the year. the milwaukee county zoo is inviting you to take a ride on the wild side. the zoological society fundraiser gives people the rare chance to ride their bikes through the zoo. today, bikers can gear up and
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there's a 2.5 mile "critter caravan" course for the kids. and for the more seasoned riders, there are longer routes around the area. the annual event raises money for wildlife conservation, education, and, of course -- the milwaukee county zoo. laura knollenberg: we have breakfast, lunch. every participant gets a shirt and, of course, zoo admission and parking is included. so it's a great way to get some exercise, see the zoo, and get home in time to see the packers. thema: the ride starts in 30 minutes. we have a link to more information posted on the wisn 12 news app. lets get to meteorologist jeremy nelson with your forecast. jeremy: today off to a cool and comfortable start.
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your forecast, coming up. thema: thank you, jeremy. and coming up, we check in with the wisconsin humane society and their pet of the week. how you can get involved and help sponsor animals like pebbles. stay with us.
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>> leading the way with important local coverage, you're watching wisn 12 news this morning, with thema ponton and weather watch 12 meteorologist jeremy nelson. wisn 12 news this morning continues. thema: welcome back to wisn 12 news this morning. as we take allied look outside at -- a live look outside at up next with your forecast. right now, we are talking about pets in need new homes. sarah mcguire this year with pebbles, a five-month-old puppy who is looking for a home in wisconsin. >> she was wagging her tail as soon as you said her name. she's five-month-old, and she is
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for her morning walk today. new home. she's been microchipped and vaccinated and spayed, and she will be up for adoption today 11:00. thema: you have opportunities for people to help other animals. >> so many great ways to help, and sponsorship is a great way. you can a dedicated brick in front of the building, you have a tree in your name, you can even sponsor and adoptable animal. that money goes towards caring for that animal when there in our care. and supports all the other animals that wisconsin humane society as well. many wonderful ways to support the animals. final at info on our website. thema: thank you.
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7:44 on this september 11. and now we turn to abc news, with special coverage of the 15th anniversary of the september 11 attacks. we join their coverage now, for a moment of silence at the site of the twin towers. >> 9/11, america remembers. now reporting, george stephanopoulos. george: we are coming on the air german for the victims of those attacks. in german for the thousands who have sacrificed their lives in
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bills will toll across the country during the victims of that fateful day. one bell will toll to mark the moment.
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george: family the names of the victims, and david wright is in the shadow of that tower right now. we also saw hillary clinton, donald trump, and many other dignitaries gather this morning. this is mostly about the families. david: george, this is a scene of remembrance and resolve.
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and families of first responders, first responders themselves and political leaders, hillary clinton and donald trump here for this moment of remembrance. the first of six moments of silence that we will have today. two four each of the planes that hit, two for when the towers came down, one for pennsylvania and one for the pentagon. this chapel served as a sanctuary for first responders in the immediate aftermath of 9/11, it's hard to believe, it's 15 years ago today that these tragic events took place. george: i'm joined by the former commissioner of the new york city police department. thank you for joining us, commissioner kelly. you were commissioner in 1993 when the world trade center was first hit and again in 2002 many years after that, as new york recovered from those attacks. that traumatic day hit so many
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it still has an effect in the department, and certainly in the fire department. 343 fire departments -- fire officers. the department were spotted a robust way to address the challenge -- responded in a robust way to address the challenges that faced the bloomberg demonstration. we devoted over 1000 police officers to counterterrorism efforts. we deployed individuals overseas, to act as tripwires and listening posts in new york city. and thank god, no major attack as happened in new york city, and also, with the exception of the lone wolf attacks in orlando in san bernardino. george: that is a different kind of threat, 15 years later. it's so much harder to defend against. >> much more difficult. they developed a certain tradecraft to keep their actions secret.
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unfortunately. the big complex plan such as 9/11 is something we are much safer against, guarding against. the intelligence community has very much focused on the issue, local police are engaged in the fight. we are monitoring the communications of terrorists much more effectively. and we do see their footprint in the middle east. all of these things make it much more difficult to put a complex plan in place. thank you for joining us as we see the freedom tower. president obama observing the moment of silence. he will also be at the pentagon later this morning to observe the moment of silence for when that institution was hit. you see the scene there as well. and there will be ceremonies also as we sat at shanksville, pennsylvania, where united flight 93 went down as well. 15 years ago this morning, the attacks of 9/11. i'm george stephanopoulos in new
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that abc news special report as they observe a moment of silence this morning in new york city. we will continue to keep you updated throughout the day on all of the remembrance ceremonies for 9/11. 7:51 now here. meteorologist jeremy nelson is tracking your saturday forecast. jeremy: good morning. sunday morning across southeast wisconsin getting off to a cool and crisp start. we get detectors in some great photos coming in from don in brookfield, silver lake is 45 minutes to the west southwest of oshkosh. warmer waters with cooler on top of it, that's pretty common this time of year. how cool did we get in milwaukee? 54 degrees. you have to go back to june 29, when it was 53 degrees. 56 in the city at the moment, you go inland a couple of
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numbers. he needed he stays low today. apple sunshine, you of the sunglasses with you. if you are throwing the football around or just barbecuing and playing outside, this is what you will see. low-to-mid 70's for daytime highs, including 74 and west bend, 75 in milwaukee. a nice comfortable southwest to southerly breeze at eight to 16. let's fast-forward to the start of week on monday. no concerns if you are traveling across the state. warm conditions and plenty of sunshine in southern wiscons we move into tuesday. a pretty good chance of showers and thunderstorms across the area. that's the next time you want to carry the umbrella with you. wednesday and thursday, we dry out once again. here's a look at your weatherwatch 12 week ahead. this certainly is the pic day of the weekend. open up the windows, it's gorgeous outside. hopefully you have a few moments to spend out there today. 80 on monday and we cool things
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news this morning. you're taking a live look at the war memorial along the lakefront, marking the 50th anniversary of september 11. milwaukee mayor tom barrett and county executive chris abele there as people pay tribute to the victims and the first responders from september 11. 7:56 right now in the sunday morning. we turn now to weather watch 12 now. meteorologist jeremy nelson is tracking your sunday forecast. jeremy: outside from the discovery world camera, a suntastic start to the day. down in the 50's earlier, rebounding to 60 degrees with full sunshine in milwaukee. the dew point is low now and stays that way. a perfect day to head to the indian summer festival. things open up around 11:00, you want sunglasses and sunscreen with. should be close to 70 degrees at 11:00, mid-70's this afternoon. cool and crisp this afternoon,
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we talk more about what's in store for the work week and when you need an umbrella, coming up. thema: thank you, jeremy. still ahead -- people in florida are feeling the impact of the zika virus in more than one way. why some business owners may be getting paid, and why the state government could chip in to make that payment. stay with us. you're watching wisn 12 news
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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 ncicap.org] >> we are here on the 15th anniversary children and grandchildren know we will never forget the events of those days. and more portly, we will resolve ourselves as a nation to come together, not to allow ourselves to be divided and to make sure that we are doing everything we can to be strong, so that all of the future generations in this nation, and throughout the world can have the freedoms that we enjoy. thema: milwaukee mayor tom
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new york, washington, d.c. and , pennsylvania. how you can pay your respects to the victims on this solemn anniversary. a live look outside on this sunday morning. as we focus on sunday sunshine, tracking temperatures as you make your plans. good morning, and welcome to wisn 12 news this morning. it's 8:00 a.m. on this sunday, september 11, 2016. we turn now to our forecast. weatherwatch 12 meteorologist jeremy nelson standing by in the weather center. jeremy, the sun shining down on the lucky, a c we started cool and of warmed up a few degrees, highs expected in the 70's. this is where a lot of people have been waiting for. some beautiful early autumn weather. clear skies in the city, not sunglasses with. keep mostly sunny skies around through the better part of the day. 60 degrees, down in the 40's inland and low-to-mid 50's
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everyone inland has rebounded to the 50's, including 52 and west bend, waukesha, alcorn, and lay geneva. in caledonia, when point in racine at 57. 56 in pleasant prairie in kenosha. your forecast looks like this for today. 67 degrees early on, mid-seventies during the afternoon. more south, southwest breeze at 10 to 15 it we look ahead to next chance of rain in the 70 forecast, coming up. thema: thank you, jeremy. are dead after a car crash in milwaukee. this happened just after 1:00 this morning, near 32nd and atkinson. milwaukee police say a man driving an suv lost control and hit a pole. two women in the car were killed. a third woman and the driver are in the hospital right now with serious injuries. also new from overnight -- a juvenile is killed neat 1st and keefe in milwaukee. this happened just before 6:00 last night. according to the milwaukee police, the death is being investigated as a homicide.
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not been released. no suspects are in custody. an autopsy will be done monday. happening now, ceremonies here in milwaukee and new york city to mark the terror attack 15 years ago today. terrorists hijacked four passenger planes,two were flown into the world trade center in new york, one crashed in to the pentagon. it was the deadliest attack on american soil. we listened in right now from new york as some of the names of the nearly 3000 victims are red.
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[reading names] we miss and love you so much, i know you're watching over my people. to the first responders and all those parties, you will never be forgotten. thema: the names of some of the people who were killed on september 11.
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there's a salute to service 5k run, and you can take part in the event. it begins this morning at 9:30 a.m. the germantown fire department is welcoming the public to a service at fire station two. it starts at 8:30 this morning. then this afternoon, there will be a service at all saints cathedral in milwaukee to honor the first responders on 9/11. as it does every day, the church will ring its bells at noon and 6:00 p.m. to honor the 9/11 victims. wisn 12 news time is 8:05. in traffic watch 12, a closure to tell you about out near the airport. this is a live look at our department of transportation cameras at i-41/94 at grange. the northbound lanes will be closed until 10:00 this morning. detours are posted. also in traffic watch 12, trying to keep you safe on the roads. right now, the wisconsin state patrol is participating in "brake safety week."
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other vehicles. it's all in an effort to prevent crashes on wisconsin highways. during this week last year, state troopers found more than 2200 safety violations. 12 news time is now 8:06. we are hours away from the start of the season for the green bay packers. left tackle david bakhtiari is questionable for today's game because of a back injury. big 12 sports stephanie sutton has a preview from jacksonville. stephanie: many are picking the jacksonville. aaron rodgers and company know better than to overlook this talented jaguars team. >> there's a lot of top picks playing on that defense. they are doing a good job of continuing to add to the mix. on the offensive side, they have outstanding players for sure. they have some very nice weapons outside as well.
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playing, and the challenge is a real one. we have to step up and meet that challenge head-on. >> it's a talented team across the board. explosive offense is what they thrive on. it's going to be a great challenge. they have three great running backs, and it will be fun to go against them for the first outing. stephanie: that's rookie linebacker blake martinez, who will make his first nfl start in week one. the jaguars will be a good test for him and the packers. from jacksonville, stephanie sutton, wisn 12 sports. thema: kick off is at noon today. look for steph's live reports from jacksonville tonight on wisn 12 news at 5:30 and 10:00. she will have highlights and locker room reaction. and in honor of the season opener, kemps has brought back the limited edition "packers power pint." the green vanilla flavored milk is available at grocery stores across the state, but only for a limited time.
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kite today, they aren't being rude, they do want you to go fly a kite. it's the 38th annual maggiano's frank mots international kite festival at veterans park. you can check out the chicago fire kite team, as well as professional kite teams from l.a. and other cities. the festival runs from 10:00 until 5:00 today, with the fast track grand kite launch at noon. today, mount mary university in milwaukee is holding its annual starving artists show. all the artwork for sale is each piece costs $100 or less. the show runs from 10:00 this morning until 5:00 tonight. admission is $10. a portion of the sales funds scholarships to the university. and later today, you are invited to a tailgate party at the harry and rose samson family jewish community center in milwaukee. jcc leaders are celebrating the grand opening of a new family fitness center. you can tour the center and
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the tailgate starts at 11:30 and runs until 3:30. wisn 12 news time is 8:08. a new miss america will be chosen tonight. we sit down with the hosts of this year's show to talk about why they find the competition inspiring for their own daughters. plus, dozens of bees found dead in their hives. what beekeepers think happened to their colonies and how it's affecting their business. standing by in the weather center. jeremy: good morning. today starting off nice and sunny. i will let you know when rain returns to the workweek forecast, coming up. you're watching wisn 12 news this morning. >> like, comment, and share with the news team you trust. like wisn 12 news on facebook
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thema: welcome back. we are remembering the victims of the terror attack 15 years ago today. we listen to the remembrance ceremony in new york city is the names of some of the nearly 3000 victims are read.
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names] [reading names] thema: we were listening to the remembrance ceremony from ground zero in new york city, and some of the names of the nearly 3000 people who were killed on september 11 read. new this morning, a stunning photo of the american flag hanging outside the kapco headquarters in grafton. kapco's president took this picture after last night's rain. the company posted it on facebook, saying, "let us honor the service members and first responders who provide us the
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new this morning, a travel advisory for parts of florida because of the zika virus may soon be lifted. in miami, the wynwood neighborhood and miami beach have been hot zones for the zika virus. the center for disease control says the warning in the wynwood neighborhood could be lifted as early as september 19. business owners in that area have asked the city of miami to compensate them for zika's impact. in one county in florida, bees are dying in large numbers and beekeepers blame aerial spraying for the zika virus reporter levi ismail has more on the fallout from fighting mosquitoes. levi: mark zidek had no idea when he built this for neighborhood owls, that bees would call it home. mark zidek: i mean, there's thousands of them all the time that live there. levi: zidek usually has them removed each year, but this time around -- bees, nowhere to be found. he believes that area helicopters spraying in the area
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>> we depend on the bees, so it is kind of alarming that they're getting killed off. levi: but lee county mosquito control says they haven't sprayed the area in at least a month. dennis lives in alva and has had his property sprayed over. he can't narrow down what caused it, but shortly after, thousands of his bees were dead. dennis: we try to get them to use pesticides that aren't as potent. don't linger as long. levi: naled, a pesticide, has been at the center of the debate -- despite less than a thumbnails amount used per acre. >> it has to be managed carefully. levi: it's a delicate balance -- one that involves two of florida's largest industries. >> bees are necessary for the food we eat and tourism is necessary for our number one source of revenue. levi: spraying at night, when bees are likely hiding is one compromise, but some say it's not enough. >> i understand the need for doing something about zika, but
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thema: that was levi ismail reporting. florida officials say they typically spray in the evening and early morning, to avoid putting bees and other creatures in harm's way. 12 news time is now 8:16. tonight, a new miss american will be crowned. 52 contestants are vying for the title, including the competition's first openly gay contestant, miss missouri erin o'flaherty. the women represent all 50 states, the district of columbia and puerto rico. wisn 12 news anchor ben wagner sat down with the hosts chris harrison and sage steele. they shared why as parents, they encourage they daughters to watch the show. chris: in this day in age, when so much trash is celebrated, and people are celebrated for horrible things that they do and become popular and famous, the fact that these 52 women are poised, educated, healthy women, that is somebody that my daughter can look up to and i can be happy about.
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that should be put on the stage. stage: i have two daughters that are coming. they're missing school on monday, because it's important for them to see, in my opinion, what greatness is. thema: the winner will be chosen tonight and you can watch it live only here on wisn 12. the competition starts at 8:00 p.m. and is followed by wisn 12 news at 10:00. we turn our attention now to the weather. keeping an eye on the sunny sunday forecast. it's beautiful, a bit cool. if you're going to go outside, where long sleeves. jeremy: the next hour or so, it may feel cool. but just wait till lunchtime or afternoon, it will be back into the 70's and feeling awesome. low humidity today. the wind will be out of the south, southwest and a gorgeous day overall. plenty of sunshine, heavier sunglasses with.
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you're working or playing outside, e-mail up with some sunscreen on. you can still get a nasty sunburn. just ask badger fans that were sitting on the side of the stadium that was facing the sun. in the 50's and mequon, picking up a little bit of a breeze. it is still call him, but i noticed it's moving along the lakefront. how about down in racine. full sunshine there. it looks great, looking up to the eastern horizon. the wind kallman most communities at the moment, but they will pick up this afternoon. more of a south, southwest breeze that will increase eight to 16 miles per hour. statewide conditions, it was as cool as the low 40's early this morning in the north woods. currently at 49 in rhinelander. this really shows this dry air mass with full sunshine can warm up very quickly. even though it's 55 to 60 degrees across much of south central and southeastern wisconsin, these numbers will be lifting through the 60's and
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anywhere you go across the badger state, studied a partly cloudy skies. close to home, 75 in milwaukee this afternoon, to the north, 73 in green bay. a couple of degrees warmer if you're headed to lacrosse, around eau claire, hudson, with the twin cities, room 77 in those communities. the forecast for monday, close to 80 degrees in lacrosse. i think we are very close to that here in southeast wisconsin. mostly sunny skies in mike area, upper 70's. another day with fairly low humidity and sunshine. that will be erased come monday night into tuesday. i think is a cold front enters the picture, that will give us not only more clouds, but also a chance of showers and maybe a thunderstorm by tuesday. the 7:00 a.m., some rain on the doorstep maybe in northern counties. we have to watch showers and storms that can flow through the area at any time tuesday morning, tuesday afternoon, and in that friend will start
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day with highs in the 60's here. across on in wisconsin, cool and refreshing air not too far away. we enjoy nice weather today also on monday. a pump and the road tuesday with a chance of rain, and then back wednesday and thursday with sunshine and cooler weather. close to 80 on monday, tuesday's forecast include showers and maybe a thunderstorm. 60's for wednesday and around 70 thursday. once we move into friday and saturday, a pretty good chance area. hopefully those wrap up early saturday morning. thema: thank you, jeremy. one of the biggest exports from wisconsin -- soybeans. our next guest shares more about the cash crop. and later, celebrating everything bacon --including the actor, kevin bacon. one town's quest to get him to
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thema: welcome back. the start of fall marks the start of harvest for wisconsin farmers. this morning, we are learning about of one the crops they will haul in -- soybeans. joining us this morning to talk more about the power of soybean
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good morning. thanks for joining us. we appreciate it. we've seen them growing along the side of the road, but these are powerful wisconsin products. >> they're not just used for human consumption, we also use them fran will feed as a source of protein. a single serving of soy contains seven to 15 grams of protein. it's a powerful snack to have. thema: that's these wisconsin products, this is made right here in wisconsin. >> this is bruton walworth, wisconsin. when you purchase that product, you are supporting our farmers, communities, and economy. thema: this is not just a huge venture for farmers, this brings a lot of money into the state. >> it does. it generates a ton of revenue. it's our fourth largest agricultural commodity within
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actually coming from exports. two out of three rows of soybeans we export across the world. farmers really understand the importance of soybean meal, which is a source of protein and animal feed. they are exporting this product because farmers across the globe really wanted for nutrition for their animals. thema: a product that many might not think is made with soy beans. >> soy sauce is a great but these chips are made with soy. thema: and crayons. >> soy milk wax, so many opportunities to employee wisconsin so it. thema: we do appreciate it. we also put a link to more information about soybeans and their impact on wisconsin on our website, wisn.com. just click the "on tv" section. 8:25 right now.
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in peril. why the woman who lives here is fighting to save her one of a kind treehouse from demolition. and here's a live look outside across milwaukee. the sun is shining on us this morning. meteorologist jeremy nelson will let us know all about our weather details. that's coming up.
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>> wisn 12 news starts right now. thema: good morning, and welcome to wisn 12 news. i'm thema ponton. thank you so much for starting this sunday morning with us. we begin by checking our forecast. standing by in the weather center with a cool sunday morning blast of air. jeremy: people may have a dilemma today. go outside and enjoy the nice weather or go out and watch the packers. thema: take the tv outside. jeremy: let's do that. will the tv outside, get the court out there, and get the over the air signal.
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in milwaukee. it 60 degrees. this is a look outside from the msn we camera at cathedral square. any locations in the 50's will probably within the next 30 to 60 minutes bounds into the 60's, 60 right now and south milwaukee. glendale is 61, 50 is still in west allis, brookfield, around eagle and also a north prairie, 55 in watertown. mid 50's and fond du lac. a if you're doing the backyard tailgate for the game today, let's talk about conditions. sunshine most of around this afternoon, nice and couple. give the fan and the ac a break today, we talk about it will rain showers in the workweek forecast, coming up area. thema: thank you, jeremy. this was the scene in sherman park one month ago, when unrest broke out. there were confrontations with police and several businesses went up in flames. in the aftermath of the unrest, the focus is on hope and healing, and bringing the people
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yesterday -- hundreds of people gathered for a rally. the rally, called 300 strong, was put together by several black-led organizations in the city. their goal is to unite the community. teju ologboni: we have the strength to do anything, 300 strong, talk to 300 more and hey, that's the idea. terrance robinson: i would just like to see a change. a chann change in the atmosphere all of that. thema: everyone who attended received a bracelet that said "unify." today marks 15 years since the 9/11 terror attacks. happening now -- officials in milwaukee are at a memorial ceremony. it began at 7:30, at the war memorial center. milwaukee mayor tom barrett and county executive chris abele are inviting everyone to attend. this is a look at last year's event. the ceremony will honor the
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died from the attacks. happening now -- governor walker is also honoring the victims of the 9/11 attacks. he is at a ceremony at the state capitol this morning. last year, walker attended the memorial event here in milwaukee. from the white house to wall street -- people across the country are gathering to mourn the september 11 attacks, to remember and to heal. abc's marci gonzalez has the details. marci: today, from the raw, emotional images seared into the collective memory, to the faces and stories of the 2996 lives lost. this morning, a somber reflection on all of the heartbreak and horror of 15 years ago today. the impact of the september 11 terror attacks still piercing through the haunting recollections. >> as we crawled in deeper, squeezing through tiny openings
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understanding that we were going to die in that pile. marci: and the lingering effects. 127 new york city firefighters who stayed at ground zero in the days and weeks that followed the attacks, searching heroically through the smoldering toxic debris have since died of respiratory and other ailments. >> nagging problems worsened, chronic became acute. and the number of those lost to the terror attack of september 11 began to grow. marci: 17 names added to the fdny memorial wall this year, while the other names etched into history are read aloud. from here, there was a resilient reflection of the new one world trade center, to the pentagon and the field in shanksville, pennsylvania. mourning families in our country, honoring that vow made
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and as families gathered here to pay their respects, police, as always, are on patrol. they stress there are no specific or credible threats. marci gonzales, abc news, new york. thema: right now, we are remembering the victims of the temperate -- the terror attacks 15 years ago today. we listen into the remembrance ceremony in new york city and the names of some the nearly 3000 victims are read. inspire our world's spiritual and political leaders towards peace, and asks that you guide america's next commander-in-chief and help make america safe once again. we ask this in the name of jesus the christ, amen. [applause]
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names] thema: we were listening in new york city as some of the names of the nearly 3000 victims from the september 11 attacks were read aloud. 35 minutes after the hour, and we turn our attention now to the weather in check in with meteorologist jeremy nelson in the weather center. jeremy: we are tracking the next round of rain showers when it enters the work we forecast, coming up. thema: thank you, jeremy. still ahead -- a new spin on a wisn 12 political program. the updates starting today on "matter of fact," and the mission the new host has. that's up next. >> before you hit the road, check traffic watch 12
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thema: welcome back to wisn 12
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here's a live look outside. we are keeping an eye on the weather and the roads this morning. meteorologist jeremy nelson will have your complete weather forecast, coming up. looking ahead -- a new face is joining wisn 12's lineup. later today, soledad o'brien begins hosting the political magazine show "matter of fact." wisn 12 news' melinda davenport talked with her about the new show's mission. melinda: right out of the gate -- soledad o'brien says her new show will tackle issues that affect everyone, including the lingering aftermath of 9/11. soledad: very interested in talking to women who are rescue workers on ground zero who really feel they were written out of history. when you look back -- i actually didn't believe them, when they first came to me and said, we don't exist. we don't exist in the artwork, we don't exist in interviews, the stories of us as police
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to be true. we checked all the records and we realized they were right. you know, that's a group of people whose stories really just haven't been told before. melinda: the award winning journalist also says she's connecting to her audience in ways other than the tv screen. melinda: i know you're big on social media. soledad: i'm a little obsessed. melinda: you're everywhere. that's also what the younger demographic is reaching for and grasping for. soledad: they were in a conversation. you know what i like about twitter, and instagram, and snapchat? it's a conversation. its engaging with people. and its saying to someone, i don't really care if you have 100 followers or 100,000 followers. i'm interested in your perspective. melinda: "matter of fact" begins sunday, september 11, right here on wisn 12. melinda davenport, wisn 12 news. thema: the new season of "matter of fact" premieres later today, with soledad o'brien hosting. it airs at 10:30 this morning, right here on wisn 12. a wisconsin senator weighs in on the presidential race and the polls that are showing a tight race. mike gousha talks with tammy
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"upfront." mike: hillary clinton led national polls for weeks, but now the race appears to be getting closer. did democrats expect this? i'll ask hillary clinton supporter, u.s. senator tammy baldwin. and leaders of the state assembly lay out their plans for next year, but what will they do about the big hole in the transportation fund? it's my conversation with state representative john nygren, cochair of the joint finance committee. plus, is a top congressional race now moving in favor of republicans? it's all coming up this morning thema: still ahead, a florida woman calls a treehouse home. but county officials say after a decade there, she has to move out. why she's fighting so hard to
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thema: welcome back to wisn 12 news this morning. as we dig a live look across the city this morning, the sun is shining and it's a bit cool. you may want to grab a jacket. meteorologist jeremy nelson says it's going to get a lot warmer today.
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before kick-off, wisn 12 sport'' stephanie sutton sits down with some key players. stephanie: for just a fourth time, the packers are opening their season on the road against an afc team. in the green and gold know it will be a challenge beating the jaguars here in jacksonville. >> it's different. it's rare for us to have to do this, but it's a great opportunity for both sides. we look forward to being on the road, getting an early road win. being in a situation to be productive and start fast. >> the excitinrt a one who plays the game knows how fun the road wins can be, when you get the bus ride and the plane trip night to green bay. that's where you can relax and put it on the field. you know you're going to come out a little more tired than some, but not of her but not a ready is worried about that. the ability to deal with the heat this weekend. stephanie: it's hot and humid here in florida. we will find out later today if the packers can handle the heat
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week one. from jacksonville, stephanie sutton, wisn 12 sports. thema: kickoff is at noon today, in jacksonville, florida. 8:46, and we turn now to commitment 2016, and the race for the white house. hillary clinton is getting pushback from donald trump's campaign, and his supporters, after a fundraiser in new york city on friday. here's what she said. hillary cln: grossly generalistic, you can put half of trump supporters into what i call "the basket of deplorables." right? racist, sexist, homophobic, xenophobic, islamophobic, you name it. thema: that didn't sit well with
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he tweeted a response, saying that his supporters are amazing and hardworking people. his running mate, mike pence spoke up, too. mike pence: hillary, they are not a basket of anything, they are americans, and they deserve your respect. thema: clinton has issued a statement saying she regretted the comment. trump responded, saying that he respects all of clinton's supporters, even though they aren't going to vote for him. new on wisn 12, a florida woman is being forced out of her home -- a treehouse. she's lived there for 10 years, with some furry friends. shawnee chasser says she needs to live in an open-air house, because she's claustrophobic. her son built most of the treehouse for her. but now, the city says it's not safe, and she has to find a new home by the end of the year.
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down with me on it. this is my home, my paradise, and my love. thema: she says she's spent years, and thousands of dollars, fighting the county's decision. and she's not giving up, until demolition day -- four months from now. we are turning our attention to the weather and sunny coio inside but we are looking at these cameras. it's sunny and beautiful. the six run into the afternoon. thema: getting into that perfect weather. jeremy: almost everyone can agree on it. cool weather in the morning and warms up in the afternoon. a few trees with yellow auburn colors. we had a touch of early fall this morning. 54 degrees in milwaukee. that represents the coolest
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29, when it dipped down to 53. parts of southeastern wisconsin were in the 40's early today. with suntastic conditions across the region right now, we are looking at a very quick warm-up today into the 70's. the workweek starts out dry and warm up but that's only on monday. rain chances are back in your forecast for tuesday. an improbably friday into may be the first few hours of next weekend. let's really hope we don't have any rain a we talk more about that in just a moment. outside the weather window, we've been mentioning sunshine. beautiful blue skies above downtown milwaukee. 60 degrees, i think the next update the comes in, this will probably jump to 64 or 65 degrees was are looking at the sunshine and the center warm-up dry air very quickly. we bounce into the middle 70's this afternoon. i think it's been a hot morning, officially run the sheboygan area, the breakwater was filled with people earlier.
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fishing earlier today. 60 degrees in sheboygan, with dew points that stay in the 50's today. that represents dry air that will lead to plenty of sunshine right throughout the day. high-pressure locked in today, let's focus in on the cold front of the northwest. that will deliver some showers by tuesday. that's why he want to enjoy what we're looking at right here. sunshine for today at highest top out generally in the middle 70's. maybe one or two degrees cooler in northern counties. we catch southerly breeze that picks up this afternoon at eight to 16 miles an hour. maybe a couple of wind gusts, if you are right along the lakeshore. future cast monday afternoon will be warmer. still dry across the area. if you're traveling way up to let's say hayworth, superior, ashland, those areas see more clouds late in the day and maybe a couple showers by monday evening or monday night. the rain threat across the southern part of the state will get going when you step out the door probably tuesday and
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the day. we run future cast here to the morning into the afternoon. notice showers and if you thunderstorms across the area by tuesday at 4:00 p.m., still the threat of a few showers. a front will sweep through the area, delivering another refreshing air mass. looking at highs by wednesday potentially only in the 60's. until we get there, we a lot of sunshine to talk about for today. it also looks good on monday with highs approaching 80 degrees. behind the front, we slide down a bit, 60's wednesday, 70 on thursday. lead into the start of next weekend, probably arrives on friday and then wraps up sometime early on saturday. the forecast is always on, you can get it for free online. also stop by the weatherwatch 12 blog. thema: thank you, jeremy. coming up wisn 12 news on a city , coming together to celebrate bacon. now, they're on a mission to bring a famous face to their annual celebration.
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the northwestern mutual building under construction this morning. meteorologist jeremy nelson will have a final look at your
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thema: welcome back to wisn 12 news this morning. take a second to look at the television. the sunshiny across the lake. a beautiful morning. meteorologist jeremy nelson of next with how warm it will get today. looking ahead -- a new miss america will be crowned later today. wisn 12 news spoke with the hosts of the pageant -- chris harrison, returning for his eighth year, and sage steele, making her miss america debut. she's excited to be a part of th sage steele: it's a no-brainer. i told you about the history, what it means to me and family -- family watching, number two, there needs to be more focus on these women and what they've accomplished. i'm in awe of them, frankly. thema: you can watch the miss america pageant here on wisn 12,
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a town in vermont is going all-in to bring a big name to their annual bacon fest. they're trying to get -- who else -- actor kevin bacon. brattleboro is campaigning to bring bacon to the bacon fest. they've got a life-size cutout, but it's not the same. so they're putting that cut-out around the city and taking photos. actor's attention. >> what did you think the reality was of actually getting kevin bacon to baconfest? kate o'conner: pretty much zero, but we thought it's worth a try, and it's sort of kooky enough that perhaps there's a chance. thema: the festival starts next week. organizers say they haven't heard from kevin bacon, but they know he's seen some of their tweets, and that's an accomplishment. good luck to them.
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and chances might increase of they give free bacon to him. thema: for a lot of people, that's true. jeremy: the outside on the patio and have a cup of coffee. 64 degrees right now, nice and refreshing. we take a look across the state area it was cool this morning, but we warmed up with highs today eventually landing in the mid-70's. thema: perfect outside. take wisn 12 news with you anywhere, with wisn.com, facebook, twitter and all our mobiles. "upfront with mike gousha"
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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 ncicap.org] mike: today, on "upfront," is the race for the white house now a close contest? and are democrats starting to worry? i'll ask hillary clinton supporter wisconsin senator tammy baldwin. then, raising road revenue. the options an influential state lawmaker says are on the table. and the wisconsin races that congress. how the national view of them is changing. >> covering the issues important to wisconsin. this is "upfront with mike gousha." mike: hello again, everyone, and welcome to "upfront." we begin today with the race for the white house and a contest that appears to be tightening. some national and swing state polls show a much closer contest now between hillary clinton and

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