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>> good morning, great to have you with us on "12 news this morning." i'm ben wagner. >> i'm melinda davenport. a squad car involved an a hit and run crash overnight and the search happening to find the person responsible. >> the headaches continue in the zoo inteha necessary. >> a cool start to this thursday. we are checking in with jeremy nelson. >> good morning, cool, yeah, that is a good word to describe this morning. it is down in the 50s. great sleeping weather and refreshing when you step out the door this morning. the warmest spot is near the lake shore.
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most of the area in the 50s. brookfield 52. greenfield, mid 50s. a couple of 60s showing up. look at that, burllington 70s this afternoon. we have rain in friday's forecast. the pavement is dry. >> we are looking good so far. thement pavement is dry, the volume is light. looking good. no troubles out there. the travel times are looking
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>> thank you, matt. new here on "12 news this morning", the police are looking for a driver ta slammed into a squad car over night in mt. pleasant. tim? >> good morning, ben, mt. pleasant police contacted us and they need your help to find this driver. last night the officer parked the van at a car speeded at him and he jumped back into the squad car. now that car then drove away and hasn't been seen since. the officer wasn't hurt. the suspect's car is a dark sedan, the make and model is not identified yet. anyone with information about what happened is to call mt. pleasant police.
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wisn 12 news time now is 5:02. paying for the roads that you drive on. governor walker is officially announcing his purposed d.o.t. budget and adding more headaches to the drivers that use the zoo interchange. the governor is pushing back the construction time another two years, that means that the project won't be finished until 2022 and the drivers are not happy. >> when it finally gets to the point where, you like we are making progress and headway, you are going to delay it for two years, that doesn't make sense. it is closing a billion dollar hole in the transportation fund. the governor tweeted good roads and bridges are important to wisconsin, d.o.t. budget proves we don't have to raise the taxes or fees for a strong transportation network. >> it is soon illegal to talk on
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the law is going into effect october 1st to cut down on the distracted driving and making sure it is safer for the workers and drivers in the state. the penalty for using a phone or hand held device in a work area $40 first offense, a hundred dollars for each offense after that. >> kenosha police need your help in identifying a man wanted in three bank three banks were held up on tuesday. the suspect got cash at all three of the banks. >> there is an informational session for the former itt tech students. students can bring their transcripts and they'll help the students learn about a transfer.
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there is a job fair today. part time positions are available in security, guest services, ticket services and event operations. the job fair is 3-6 p.m. at the bradley center in downtown milwaukee. >> new this morning, taking a walk in the footsteps of history and celebrities. >> you can experience that weekend at the long time german restaurant. it is serving up german food you can also check out the old clocks, hand carved chandeliers or eat at the same tables as the celebrities. the pictures are up on the walls and long time employees, she's worked there since 1978. >> oh it is my favorite customer, i waited on him for
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so. he would come to the vince lombardi classics. libberachi. >> this works the sixth year for the doors open milwaukee. you can go inside of 165 buildings. wisn 12 isne >> cheese castle is expanding, the landmark will double in size with 21,000 square foot addition. more cheese. it is report that they are breaking ground and monday and construction until april of next year. >> wisn 12 news time now is 5:06. now to commute. we are checking in with matt. good morning, matt.
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light volume in the plainfield curve. the pavement is dry. the volume is light. the construction is wrapped up. the travel times are looking great... a morning to give the ac a break. >> yes, open up the windows. it is refreshing here. we have the temperatures in 50s. mequon right now after degrees. really no wind to speak of. a couple of clouds out there and calling it partly cloudy at the moment. upper 50s early on. take the sunglasses with. the sunshine mixd with the clouds. mid 70s this afternoon. now looking down along the southeast coast of the united states, this is tropical depression julia and mee
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winds. there could be rain impacts and meandering down there and more on what is happening here is tim. >> the tropical depression julia was not supposed to form at all, but late tuesday night it came together five miles west of jacksonville, florida. you are seeing it over florida and moving into georgia there as this is video to show you of the storm damage on saint simons island in georgia. sustained winds of 40 miles per hour. the residents are cleaning up today. >> finally when it quit, i saw the roof in the yard. >> residents are bracing for the
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>> one person is dead and 44 are injured after a typhoon ripped through the southern tip of taiwan. early this morning it made land fall in china. the winds reached 230 miles per hour. no deaths have been reported in china. >> we are back on the trail. >> hillary clinton is meeting with voters today after being sidelined by a health scare. what we are learning today about clinton and donald trump's medical history. >> plus, you pass by the train tracks every day and the
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>> welcome back to "12 news this morning." 5:12. we take a live look outside in racine this morning.
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we are checking out the milwaukee river in the historic third yard. 60 degrees. it is a pretty cool start to the day. we'll warm back up to the 70s. >> this is 13th and i-94 and light volume and dry pavement. if you are leaving that's a look at the morning commute, back to you. >> thank you, matt. commitment 2016, hillary clinton returns to the campaign trail today. this is coming as donald trump is releasing more of the medical information in a tv interview. we have live in washington with a look ahead. >> ben, today hillary clinton is kicking off her return with a
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followed by an address to a hispanic group in washington. following the days of being sick, hillary clinton reemerges on the trail. she's going to north carolina and looking forward to doing that. >> she's feeling great. >> the family giving her a all clear and so the doctor saying she's recovering well and fit to serve as the president of the united states. >> we want her back on >> donald trump once again questioning the stamina in ohio. >> i don't know, folks, do you think she's able to stand up here for an hour and do this? >> i have it here, should i do it? i don't care. >> on dr. oz, trump somehowed the results of a physical. >> why do you have the stam in for the job? >> based on my life.
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>> trump is releasing more details from the exam and turning the attention back to the economy with a speech today in new york. in washington "12 news this morning." >> trump making headlines for the stop at a church in flint, michigan and the pastor intur interrupted the speech. >> it is not unusual to have a political talk but over night an event the about making politics personal. lawmakers and a few celebrities gathered in washington dc to celebrate the new season of matter of fact. the journalist talks with decision leaders and community leaders and other voices that are shaping the american political landscape and hopes to have conversations about
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>> we have a different voice and a dint take on all of the issues that are going on in america today, that are important issues and the mission is elevate the voice of the people of whose voices are often ignored. >> the issues are not just the presidential race. the issues in the marketplaces and the issues in flint and some of the challenges facing our museum in washington, the site of the event. it is produced by hearst television. watch matter of fact on sundays. >> new, six people are dead and a 150 others are hurt after a train accident in pakistan. it happened this morning. it is happened in the most
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freight train. the passenger train's crew said they couldn't brake in time. >> this is coming during the rail safety week here in wisconsin. >> tim, you got a firsthand look at the behavior they see daily. >> first of all, i never had been on a train before. to get that viewpoint from the engineer's is cool. it is working with union pacific this week and pulling over the drivers that ignore the rail crossings. every three hours in the u.s. there is a train incident involving a pedestrian or a vehicle. >> the perception is that trains are big, they are moving slow, and it is like an airplane, a plane in the sky looks like it is barely moving. the train is going faster than
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>> the law enforcement is giving out warnings this week, but don't be surprised if you get a ticket. the faa says 244 railroad deaths in 2015, that is down from 264 in 2014. >> tim, thank you. >> here is the thing about the railroad accidents too, they are some of the most dangerous and the most avoidable. never try to race a train. >> it is a >> yes, it is looking great. enjoy today, a little rain in the forecast going into friday. melinda, i need your help. i am putting up the graphic. it pains me to read the last line. >> last weekend of summer. >> i can't say it. >> the second line is looking great. >> yes. >> there we go, i like that. >> we are rounding out summer this weekend. it is looking okay though.
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weekend, we are dry in the afternoon both of the days. outside of the weather window this morning it is quiet, refreshing. feels good out there. 60 in milwaukee. dry air in place. we look at the dew points, they are dry. not much wind out there right now. we pick up a breeze this afternoon 5-15 out of the milwaukee with a mix of the sun and clouds. traveling down to the south 77 in chicago. a trip to the north woods lower to mid 70s. now let's track the rain chances as we move through the next 24-36 hours. they are back into friday. this afternoon, here it is. a mix of sun and clouds across the area. take the sunglasses with. tonight and tomorrow morning
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showers with the first batch that moves through western wisconsin. what is left gives us lighter showers in tomorrow morning. friday afternoon and friday evening a line of thundershowers are advancing in our direction and could be impacting the high school football games as it is showing thunderstorms in the area and if there is a thunder out there, head in doors. the athletic directors if you hear game. 75 degrees on friday. we look close to 80 degrees to start the weekend on saturday. sunday perfect 75 degrees. nice day there. into next week, we round out summer with the highs in the 70s, and probably starting fall in the 70s too. >> wow, sumer is holding on. >> 5:20. here today, gone tomorrow.
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>> good morning, class. few for the great thursday morning school shout out. wisn 12 is classes in the area. if you are interested in a visit, head to and click on the school shout out logo. >> preparations for the emmys are underway. >> it is the longest red carpet in the history of the show. jimmy kimmel was there for the unveiling. >> the reason that the we have
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history, it is the longest emmy show in history. >> close, the extra long red carpet is meant to be a symbol of the tv landscape. you can watch the prime time awards on sunday night on wisn 12. >> now before the emmys on sunday, kimmel is stopping by ellen today. >> yes, playing an interesting game. >> who'd you rather this guy or this this guy here? this guy here? wow. >> oh, no. >> no love for jimmy. >> find out who wins. that is today on ellen at 4:00 and followed by wisn 12 news at 5:00. >> what do you call a fake noodle? don't worry, the noodles are real though.
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>> a massive construction project may be sticking around longer than expected. the announcement expected later today and how it impacts anyone who uses the zoo interchange. >> credit card skimmers are on a
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gas station. how you can protect yourself at the pump. >> but first, weather watch as we take a live look outside. a cool and dry start to the day. we're tracking when rain will return to your neighborhood. >> 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 thursday, september 15th. let's start with the forecast. meteorologist jeremy nelson is in the weather center. >> good morning. no rain umbrella at home. a couple of clouds advancing into the area this morning. we are starting with the sunshine. open the wins -- windows and enjoy the fresh air. sheboygan, the reading is a mile or so away from the lake, 49 degrees for parts of sheboygan.


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