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september 28th. right now the days to the november election are narrow and how the candidates are looking to sway the voters in wisconsin. >> changes could be coming to how much money you make. a local leaders meeting today in efforts to change the minimum wage. we are on weatherwatch 12 and matt is on deck. good morning, jeremy. >> good morning. the first thing to notice, the southeast wisconsin. not a lot of rain showing up. a little left over drizzle and sprinkles. the rain is turning off for a time this morning and a few showers are spinning in. there it is, a glisten from the road. 51 degrees in milwaukee. it is cool slash chilly outside. grab a jacket before leaving
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a couple of showers for the ride home. the highs around 60. we talk about the weekend forecast coming up. first to the commute with matt. >> good morning, jeremy. things are in decent shape out there. a little road spray. the volume is decent, 94 at elm grove road. because of the light volume and with the travel times... that's a look at the morning commute, back to you. tim, back to you. >> thank you, matt. a deal to create the world's largest beer company is clearing the final hurdle. sab miller is saying that the
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budweiser maker is buying it for $103 billion. they have approved the deal. this new combined company will control almost a third of the global beer market. some critics argue that it is going to hurt the smaller brewers and create a spike in prices around the world. >> to commitment 2016, the race two days after the debate, the campaigns are turning attention to wisconsin. donald trump is campaigning in waukesha today. thema is live for us at the waukesha expo center with a look ahead. good morning, thema. >> good morning, ben. this is one of the many spots for donald trump. now this is trump's second visit
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the republican presidential candidate is expected to take the stage tonight at 6:00. that's after a stop in florida following the debate. trump is spending a few hours in the midwest today in iowa for a 3:00 p.m. leaving there he heads up to wisconsin. the doors open here at the center at 3:00, but according to trump's website no more tickets are available. back here live outside of the yet, but he's coming out here today. other people who plan to be out here protestor, they'll protest donald trump's rally today. live in waukesha "wisn 12 news this morning." >> thema, thank you. wisconsin is expecting more political visitors throughout the week, the wife of the
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hillary clinton will be here. and chelsea clinton will be in wisconsin. >> later today bernie sanders is campaigning teaming up with former rival hillary clinton in new hampshire. donald trump is targeting the state of iowa. we are live in washington with more on the post debate swing. >> donald trump and hillary clinton continue their victory laps after a record people tuned in on monday night. >> almost every single poll had us winning the debate against crooked hillary clinton big league. >> big league for donald trump and hillary clinton. >> oh, yes. one down two to go. >> the candidates capitalizing from the performances and still taking jabs off the stage. >> i was also holding back, i
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embarrass her. >> trump threatening to bring up the clinton infidelities. >> hillary will be a president that the kids can look up to. >> hillary clinton is looking to first lady michele obama. sharing the stump with clinton bernie sanders appealing to the millennials. the crowds and remains to be seen whether that will be successful. >> and picking up the endorsement. in washington, "wisn 12 news this morning." >> abc news has much more today, look for reports on "good morning america" starting at 7:00.
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county supervisors are details the legislation to raise the living wage in milwaukee. the bill increases the wages to $15 an hour by the year 2022. the rallies have been held across the country and calling for higher wages for workers. right now 7.25 an hour for the minimum wage since 2009. >> this morning, the president of the milwaukee bucks is facing criticism for the comments regarding race and segregation in segregated place i have experienced. it is just a place that is antiquated, it is in desperate need of repair. >> i'm in the news room with tim, and the bucks president is expressing regret over the comments this morning? >> yes, peter was on the radio show yesterday explaining what he meant by the comments yesterday, melinda. this started last week while he
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check out the new arena. he was asked about the racial disparity in milwaukee and now trying to walk back from the controversial comments. in a statement it reads in part, quote milwaukee is a terrific community and proud to be part of it. he says he's done talking this be and wants to move ar >> later today the city of milwaukee is trying to help newborns get off to a new start. it is next chapter in the strong baby campaign. there is a new home visiting program for expecting families in milwaukee. the goal of the campaign to lower infant mortality rates. >> it is not even halloween, but the city of milwaukee is looking for a christmas tree.
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tree. this is displayed in red arrow park. eligible trees must be located in the city of milwaukee. it should be 30 to 40 feet tall and accessible to harvest using a crane. if you want your pretty tree to be considered call the city. the deadline the friday, this weather is bringing christmas along and the hollywoods and others. >> 89 days until christmas. >> yes, it is coming. >> 30 days away from halloween. >> 32. >> we are getting closer every
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yesterday and people were getting the costumes. it is feeling like halloween weather. 40s and 50s. we have cool, damp and dreary across southwest wisconsin. the rain is going to turn off. the pavement is starting to dry off with the breeze picking up out of the north. 49 degrees, that is it right now in sheboygan. lw 50st later in the morning. showers midday and early afternoon. the high today only 60. we have the weekend forecast coming up. now to the morning commute. matt? >> road spray and a little wet payment. no complaints on the roadways.
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the travel times are looking great. no crashes right now. that's a look at the morning commute, back to you. >> thank you, matt. developing here this morning, nfl super star jj watt maybe out for the rest of the season. >> the pride is in pain this morning. there is a lot of the news. according to reports, watt hurt his back against the patriots. he had surgery to repair a diskrshg in the back in july and sat out the entire preseason and returned to the field for the opener three weeks ago. according to reports watt is expected to be sidelined until december and possibly for the rest of the season. now, watt never missed a regular
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>> thank you. he's best known for forging a peace deal. >> how the leaders are remembering a former prime minister this morning. >> plus, pushing the limits behind the wheel of a porsche. the assignment that turned tim elliott into a race car driver. >> luke bryant is stopping by n wisn 12 news at 5:00 with toya
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>> good morning. welcome back to "wisn 12 news this morning." we are watching a closely a couple of green specks here and there with sprinkles or drizzles
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the pavement may be a little damp. it is not raining for the entire day throughout the day, grab the umbrella. keep it with you as you step outside. pavement is a little damp. now the matt on the roads. >> the volume is light. just take it a little slower. we are looking good with everything is in the green... that's a look at the morning commute, back to you. >> matt, thank you. this morning president obama is among the world leaders paying respect to a former israeli prime minister. he served as the prime minister twice and as president from 2007 to 2014.
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ago. a light has gone out but the hope burns forever. obama, the clintons and the pope were among the world leaders expected to the funeral. he was 93 years old. >> new york city police made an arrest after a suspected drug lab explosion kills a fiefr. s the authorities showed up to a home because of a gas leak. they iti for a drug lab. the chief was hit by falling debris and later died and he was a 17 year veteran and father of three and injured nine other firefighters and six police officers. >> heart broken man trying to get to his sister's funeral is pulled over for speeding and instead of a ticket, the trooper drove him a hundred miles to detroit and they prayed
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photo that is shared more than a one thousand times. >> i had no intention this would go viral. all cops are not bad cops. i gained a brother and angel at the same time. >> the officer has accepted an invitation to the funeral. 5:17. a rare chance to get bend wheel of a porsche and hit the gas. >> tim is joining us now and you challenged your inner ricky bobby. >> if you are not first you are last, melinda. >> that is good. a little twang. porsche sent out invitations to check out the vehicles and take them on the famous milwaukee mile. they paired me up with a guy
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1970s. >> be right next to the cone. turn hard, turn hard. on the gas, on the gas. stay left, stay left. okay. ready, don't turn yet no. you turned too soon. >> you turned too soon, tim. >> i did not. he was cool though. we took turns racing around the track. >> which color are that's my snap chat there. ur not driving that one? >> no. that is a porsche 911. tony passed a hundred. i almost lost lunch. tony is cool. >> it is one of most relaxing things, the world is gone, it is a great high, it is a legal high.
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turn one with 40 of your favorite friends at a hundred miles per hour. it is a thrill. >> it is one of the most anticipated events that we put on. it is more about letting the customers push the limits of the vehicles in a way that they are going to do in an every day setting. >> i like that. >> i like ricky bobby better. >> all right. >> once you aways, they take off. i am not a need for speed guy, but tony was. it is fun. >> are you looking to buy one, tim? >> in a few decades. >> maybe a couple. >> why not. >> buy two of them and we'll race. >> also, jeremy, you have an interesting perspective coming up? >> i do. it is cool out there, some
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when we start getting the 40s, 50s or 60, we think it is so cool. in april, shorts, flip flops, going to the beach soon. we are headed in the opposite direction. the highs around 60 today. it is feeling cool out there and chilly this morning. i asked on facebook if anyone's furnace is waukesha. upper 40s west bend. lake shore areas close to 50. not om cool and chilly and clouds, damp conditions and showers overnight. not a lot left on the radar network. what watching the showers over the lake and rotating in and those start to impact us later morning and into the afternoon. keep the umbrella on stand by,
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closer to the midday and afternoon. this is it, 60 degrees for the high today in milwaukee and madison. showers in the eastern and southeast part of the state. maybe an isolated shower to the northwest corner. here is futurecast. this is by 1:00. widely scattered showers and meandering to the southwest. dry conditions for thursday. then more rai forecast for friday and saturday. pick day of the weekend clearly looks like it is sunday. certainly could be wet on saturday and the dry weather that takes hold on sunday should be extending into monday. >> we all know about the brad pitt and angelina divorce.
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warning. >> plus a miracle at a dairy
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>> they still doing the dab. oh boy. good morning at johnson creek. >> thank you for the shout out. >> i love it. wisn 12 is stopping by the classrooms across southeast wisconsin. if you are interested a visit, head to and click on the school shout out logo and we'll try to schedule a time to stop by and say hello. >> we have dabbed on the somehow
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>> two middle school football teams in north carolina worked together to include lou who was born with kreeb ral palsy. >> love the sign on the back of the chair there too. >> if you use facebook, there is a brad pitt. >> an article started to surface. facebook is saying it is part of a fishing scam. don't believe it. brad pitt is still alive. >> 5:26. to the rescue.
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no time saving a life of a driver behind a wheel. >> eight years and hundreds of miles away, an owner is reunited
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>> right now on wisn 12 news, we're following breaking news from overnight. two fires reported just hours and blocks apart. homes and garages and a business are damaged. what we are learning about the person who was hurt. >> plus, the road to the white house passing through wisconsin today. the community getting ready for vi he arrives. >> but first let's take a live look at doppler 12 radar. rain is possible as you head out the door today. we're tracking how long you'll want to keep an umbrella on standby. >> good morning and welcome to "wisn 12 news this morning." i'm melinda davenport. >> and i'm ben wagner. it's 5:30 on this wednesday, september 28th. we're in the weather center with meteorologist jeremy nelson. overnight, driving into work, i saw the wet roads, a couple of dry hours here today though?


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