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honor the life of eric von. >> a wisconsin woman running to inspire others with disabilities. the event she's taking part in. >> first, a live look outside this morning. rain could impact your morning compute. matt is standing by, first we are going to jeremy nelson. >> good morning. when you step out the door, you may notice the sidewalk or the driveway or the street damp. what is left of the rain from overnight is closer to the state line, racine, kenosha, a sprinkle or a light shower. 63 racine at the moment. clouds are hanging around. low to mid 60s early. variable clouds. peeks of sun from time to time
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afternoon but brief and few and far between. a little cooler with the upper 60s. we have a warm up headed to the weekend. first though, we are going to matt for the morning ride. >> good morning, jeremy. the freeways are starting to dry off. it is hit or miss with the wet pavement. now, if you are headed out the door so no reason to rush on the wet pavement. that's a look at the morning commute, back to you. >> saying good-bye, a memorial service planned today for the milwaukee radio le send eric von. thema is live at marquette university with a look ahead. thema? >> well, the public memorial
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will be held here at the marquette memorial union. it is a community celebration of von's life. von was a well known broadcaster here in milwaukee. most recently he hosted an urban talk show. he worked at wisn 12 news in the early 2000s. family is asking for donations to the milwaukee radio association. today's service is 3:00 to 7:00. if you would like to come, there is parking available. >> only here on wisn 12, policing in milwaukee by walking the beat.
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chance to get out of the squads and getting to know people in the community and looking out for trouble. >> you run into the people that are happy to see you and others that don't care much for the police. >> the officers hope wearing the body cameras improves the relationship with the public and they are continuing to walk the beat as long as weather cooperates. >> the p pump are urged to be on the look out because of the card skimmers that steal your credit card information. they were found at a dozen gas stations throughout wisconsin. police say that the suspects are targeting gas stations near freeways and it takes seconds for the thiefs to put the
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a public hearing gave some people a chance to show love and hate for the latest tech craze pokemon go. >> i sat in on the meeting yesterday, and the board got an earful for those for and against the game, specifically in lake park. it is a popular place to play pokemon go in the area. some residents say it is a good thing, and about it. >> the park is for people who play pokemon go, that is it. that is who it is for. not anybody else. >> this game ask a godsend for those that need the exercise. >> the county officials have reached out for managing the people playing the game.
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is not violating ordinances, however the players are cited for certain violations. back to you. >> milwaukee county may be backing off its pay to park proposal at the lark front. the parks director is looking for ways to close a budget gap without cutting the services and the meters have been talked about but the residents are expressing concerns about t plan. they are still considering additional proposals. >> hidden gems in downtown milwaukee. that is what you may find during the open doors milwaukee. one stop on the tour is the catholic financial life building off the marquette interchange. the chapel on the bottom floor and
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it is an only roof top pool in downtown milwaukee and the views are one of the many high lights. >> it is our first opening our doors to the public. >> look at that. i had no idea. saturday and sunday is the sixth year ofpe wisn 12 is one of them all though we don't have a pool on the roof top. >> princeton is holding the top spot for the colleges in the country. the report looked at am demic, graduation rates, class sizes and 18,000 u.s. colleges and universities.
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the top five, university of chicago, yale and columbia. wisconsin made the list as well. ranked number 44. >> a fist pump there in the weather center. >> no fist pump for the rain. it is off and on, jeremy? >> it is not a washout. it is mainly off at the moment. there could be a leftover line area. it looks like a little break this morning and a chance of spotty showers later this morning. 50s to lower 60s across the area. 57 is a popular number. lower 60s along the lake shore. it is 63 downtown milwaukee. most areas will be dry this morning for the bus stop.
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20%, early this morning. the best bet of spinning in the showers are this afternoon. highs near 70. now to the commute with matt. >> a little wet pavement is around. the volume is light enough. travel times are looking great if you are headed out the door. that's a look at the morning commute, back to you. >> more than half of all streets in milwaukee are in poor or fair condition. that is according to a new transportation stud ji released yesterday. the report indicates that the government must find the money to fix the problem. the residents are already paying a wheel tax.
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>> new this morning, being a runner is tough for anyone but imagine doing it with only one leg. >> tim is following this incredible story. tim, you have run a marathon before. >> yes, it is not easy. jana is participating in the 5k portion of the marathon this weekend and doing it despite the loss of she lost her leg from a blood clot at three years old. she's working with a team that promotes the health and well being of the disabled. >> i just want to get out and have fun and motivate people and let them know there are no limits. you can do whatever you can do as long as it is to the best of
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when you saw her training there, she was moving. >> good for her. >> thank you, tim. >> wisn 12 news time now is 5:10. still ahead, making a recovery, when hillary clinton is returning to the trail and why donald trump is focussed on healthcare. >> plus an injury could sideline what prodancer sheryl is saying that may keep your partner from
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>> 5:13. welcome back to "12 news this morning." taking a live look outside right now. the milwaukee river in the historic third ward. all the quiet. the pavement may be a little damp. most of the rain is exiting the area just in time for the morning commute. how about the temperatures, you can leave the jacket at home. just a little lighter breeze out there. now the winds are going to swing to a north, northeast direction and helping to produce a few lake effect showers later the morning. the high just shy of 70. >> so far so good. things are moving nicely out there. we are starting to dry off on the freeway lanes.
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some of the city streets will be damp for you. that's a look at the morning commute, back to you. >> hillary clinton is set to return to the campaign trail tomorrow and donald trump lays out a new proposal on child care. we are live in washington with the latest. >> donald trump headed to flint, michigan and ete appealing to african-american voters after reaching out to women last night. >> this is not a woman's issue, it is a family issue. >> donald trump putting child care in spot light. >> we need working mothers to be fairly compensated for their work and have access to affordable quality child care for their kids.
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maternity leave for the parents. as hillary clinton was recovering at home t cam plain slammed the initiative. >> really, like this is the guy you want to be championing working people? >> president obama taking the swipes on the her husband bill vouched she's feeling great as he stops at a coffee shop. bill clinton in california and fund raising and today he's filling in again at an event in nevada. >> thank you. chelsea clinton is campaigning for her mother in virginia and
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pennsylvania. >> developing this morning, olympic swimmer ryan lochte may have been injured when the security guard tackled a protester on dancing with the stars. >> the injury is coming from the dancing partner. now the judges were going to start the ran up to the floor and the security reacted quickly. they are tackling one of the men to the floor and escorted both away there. lochte is remaining silent about the incident on social media. >> tim, thank you. 5:17. it is a must-see ellen moment.
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to first lady michele and shopping at cvs and life after the white house. >> all right, here we go michele. here are coupons. you are going to need these. push the basket, nobody is going to bush it for you. cotton vaseline and stuff. it does. do you want any of this? yes. we signed the box for you. >> oh, ellen, look at this baby. >> let's sign the baby. >> this is so much fun. i love how she's getting the coupons, because you are need those. >> she was going to sign the baby. >> see more of the shopping trip on ellen. >> all right. 5:18.
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wet on the roads. >> i had the wipers going early. catching a break during the morning commute and a few showers after that. we do have just a handful of showers in the forecast. one thing is certain, it is kwooler for southeast wisconsin, looking at the highs upper 60s. suntastic is back on thursday. rainy hours some time later on the weekend should be okay. that is a break down on the weather headlines. outside right now in milwaukee, we are in a break from the rain showers and probably see a break through the better of at least 9:00 a.m. after that a couple of spotty showers are possible. the winds are turning northeasterly and sparking the lake effect rain showers. check this out.
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clear skies, winds diminished, 36 degrees in superior. closer to home, 50s to lower 60s. 63 in downtown milwaukee. the dopplar network, we had rain overnight and sliding acrosswalk sha and milwaukee counties. we have a little break at the moment. the showers later the day spinning in from the wind will transition to the northeast. 9:00 or 10:00 some of the showers are drifting from the northeast down to the southwest and we could have a brief shower morning and into the afternoon. those are lake effect varieties. no heavy rains are expected today. just a shower. no lightning is anticipated.
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there. cooling back, great sleeping weather. 50s for the lows over night. thursday into friday rain showers friday afternoon and friday night. they are out of here for the weekend. 76 on saturday. lots of sunshine on sunday 73. we are headed to the last full week of summer. >> sunday is looking perfect. i love that. >> packer game is at night and gets >> this past sunday it was so nice outside but football trumps. >> 5:21. newest and finalest for the toy hall of fame. o we look at which of the favorites made the cut. >> check this out. >> later, a new jersey woman are saying that vaporizers are bad
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russ feingold: so, what do you girls want to be when you grow up? girl 1: i want to be an astronomer. girl 2: i want be a doctor! russ feingold: you think girl 1: i want to be an astronomer. you should be paid the same boys? yogirl 1:d definitely.d girl 2: yep! russ feingold: well, i raised my two girls right here, and they agreed: wewith you -ed and so do i. unfortunately, in wisconsin, a lot of women make less than men doing the same job. i'll work for equal pay for women, and for paid leave so parents can care for a sick family member. discrimination against any women is flat out wrong. what you think of that? girls: good call!
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>> all right. thank you class. thanks for the great wednesday morning shout out. we are stopping by the classes all across southeast wisconsin. >> if you are interested in getting a visit from the team, head to and click on the school shout out logo and we'll try to schedule a time to stop by. >> wisn 12 news time now is 5:25. no more drills or air force one for nelly. >> after being slapped with a lien for two and a half million dollars in unpaid taxes. that is according to tmz. whoa, those earrings could sell for a little something something. they are huge.
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pay. >> care bears are squaring off with the rock em sock em robots. the strong museum in new york is revealing the 12 finalists. some of the other contenders are dungeons and dragons. the whole list will be announced on november 10th. 5:16. coming up, a happy reyuan yn for two kids. >> later, a high speed chase of epic proportions and the device that helped to catch the
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>> right now on wisn 12 news this morning, a warning for drivers. the scam that's been found at
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to make sure you're not the next victim. >> and a non-profit with a mission to revitalize local neighborhoods that are having a hard time. the extra financial boost that group is soon getting. >> but first, weather watch as we take a live look outside. you may need to grab an umbrella today before you head to work or school. we're tracking how long the rain will stick around. >> good morning and welcome to "wisn 12 news this morning." i'm ben wagner. >> and i'm melinda davenport. it's 5:30 on this wednesday, september 14th. meteorologist jeremy nelson is in for sally this morning. good morning, jeremy. >> good morning. a couple of rain showers making their way across southeast wisconsin overnight. we have a little break right now. just keep the umbrella on stand by. outside at the moment, it is dry in milwaukee. 63 degrees. the wind is going to turn to the


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