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crews' instructions. the group is pushing for changes in how alcohol is sold at the airport bars. >> the news continues right now. >> good morning. welcome to "wisn 12 news this morning." i'm ben wagner. >> i'm melinda davenport. it is 5:00 on friday, two local teenagers attacked by their own pet dogs and what the police had to do to save the girls' lives. >> traffic watch alert for an interchange. how to get around a long term closure. >> we are looking outside. the weekend is almost here. let's get to sally severson. >> showers, low 60s.
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early morning temperatures between 55-60. we are sheeing the showers, breezy off and on throughout the day and the temperatures hold steady. right now a little light rain and misty and drizzling. 61 at this hour. the winds are northeast showers arriving this morning between now and noon and mostly light and scattered. but the wet is here for today, tonight and tomorrow. ben? >> traffic watch 12 a long term closure is impacting the interchange. live coverage is starting with mike anderson for us this morning. mike?
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this is going impact many of the people for a long time. starting tomorrow morning one of the busiest ramps in the zoo interchange is shutting down. this closure means driving from germantown and wauwatosa has to find a different route. it could add at least to your drive. >> there will be a lot of traffic being diverted. plan ahead. the travel times will be increased. >> the d.o.t. is saying it waited until now to close the ramp so not interrupting the drivers in the summer festival season. the closure is starting tomorrow morn and lasting until late in
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>> mike, thank you. >> let's see how to get around the long term closure. matt? >> good morning, you have a couple of options, you can exit at watertown plank and go to highway hundred one or blue mound and going east and get back on at 84th street. by the times move on, you will get the right now the area is nice and quiet. it is green moving through the construction project and the travel times are in great shape as well. if you are leaving now travel times... that's a look at the morning commute, back to you. >> matt, starting tomorrow it is illegal to talk on a cell phone driving in a work zone. the goal is protect the construction workers and cut
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the fines will be 40-100 dollars. >> 5:03. if you are driving along the lake front overnight might have seen the emergency activities. there was a search effort. the fire department and coast guard were called there early this morning to look for a woman. she's safe this morning. >> overnight, the crews were called to a building fire in racine county. no word on the cause of the fire or whether anyone was hurt. >> two teenagers are recovering after being attacked by their own dogs. that happened in brown deer. the officers shot both of the pit bulls and took them to the domestic animal control. one of the dogs died on the way.
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race for the white house, the former first daughter chelsea clinton is coming to green bay. she campaigned for her mother hillary in the april primary. >> former president bin clinton is the subject of the latest campaign attacks. we are in washington with reaction from the opponent. >> donald trump is saying he choose clinton's infidelities in the first debate. >> the american people have had it with years and decades of clinton corruption and scandals. >> i won't comment on how he runs his campaign. you can see it. we have two more debates. >> hillary clinton brushed off the charges.
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brought up bill clinton's impeachment at a rally in new hampshire. donald trump will be in michigan and hillary clinton is in florida. >> this morning usa today is picking sides in the presidential election for the first time in history. they published an article saying donald trump is unfit for the presidency, but the board didn't reach a clinton. >> the first group of the police community service officers are graduating. the ceremony is taking place this afternoon at the police academy. the class will be civilian employees and working on lower priority calls, noninjury car accidents and vanedalism. >> today you are see the blue
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grocery stores. the food for families program runs through december and the public can host a food drive or donate at the grocery stores, the milwaukee wair is declaring today the food for families day. it is great to help and meaning temps are getting cooler. >> you can feel it out there, the wind yesterday was howling. >> it was really incredible the winds yesterday. hour for much of the afternoon. the camera racine, 61. for now, winds are calm. it is breezy for today. just a couple of things to rep for today and tomorrow. saying so long to september, the temperatures in low 60s. we hold low 60s today add tomorrow and the showers are sticking around.
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the good stuff. matt, you will be in the stands tonight? >> yes, indead and wearing the raincoat myself. if you are headed out the door right now, a little drizzle when i came in. be ready for that. the pavement is not looking wet everywhere. it is hit or miss this morning. if you are headed out the door now, system wide we are in good shape out that's a look at the morning commute, back to you. >> thank you, matt. no rail service in hoboken, new jersey. the train holed into the station yesterday morning and instead of a grinding to a stop, it crashed through a bumper and jumped the track. part of the roof collapsed and
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the investigators are looking at the train, track and signals and the data recorder trying to piece together what went wrong. >> our mission is to not just understand what happened, but to understand why it happened so we can prevent it from happening again. we'll not be determining the probable cause while on the scene and we don't speculate what caused the accident. >> the engineer operating the train is a 29 year veteran of 48-year-old thomas gallagher. he's out of the hospital and cooperating with the investigators. >> wisn 12 news time now is 5:09. a powerful hurricane. sci-fi characterers are taking over downtown milwaukee. >> then behind the scenes during the halloween rush. we are going live into a local
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they say a lot of things about rain. like how hard it's a-gonna fall. the things it does to your parade.
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>> welcome back the "wisn 12 news this morning." new from overnight, hurricane matthew is strengthening in the caribbean. sally, it is a strong storm at this point? >> yes, it is. they are keeping a very close eye onha this storm. most of the models are keeping it in the atlantic right now it is a category 2 and strengthening to the category 3 storm before emerges over the eastern portions of cuba. we are watching matthew. here at home, we are talking
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>> things are quiet across the system. pavement appears dry here. on to traffic watch 12 computer, the ramp is closing from 41 southbound to go 94 eastbound. that is a long term closure and use blue mound exits to highway one hundred. right now, things are looking quiet across the system. the travel times are all in the that's a look at the morning commute, back to you. . >> thank you. a new warning about zika virus, the c.d.c. is urging pregnant women to postpone travel to countries in south asia. the report is finding that zika could spread through physical contact like touching, sweat or tears. the virus is spreading through
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>> looking for hundreds of wisconsin workers for the holidays. anyone who gets a job gets a 20% shopping discount and potential for part time and full time jobs of the hollywood season. >> get your imaginations ready it is the annual event is kicking off you can meet the ghost busters and your favorite super heroes and art, toys and games and get this, light sabres battles. this expanded to include all things si fi and fantasy. >> as the audience asked to bring to the table, we have to. we need to bring it wide ranging
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>> how cool is that. sci-fi runs today and tomorrow. >> wisconsin badgers are gearing to take on michigan tomorrow in the battle of undefeated teams. this is a game you will see here. we kick it off tonight at big sports live from ann arbor. stay tuned for the big at 6:30 for the post game coverage. >> the reason we are not seeing tim elliott on the show. he's headed to ann arbor right now. >> seeing the milwaukee bucks at practice. they have been training in madison. they are playing on october 8th. free open practices this sunday at the b-mo. families can catch the team
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talented fans to perform the national anthem. whoa! >> he's got pipes. >> we'll let him go. they are holding auditions and open to all ages, groups and individuals. >> he had pipes on him. >> she performed the national anthem bowl and now doing the half time performance. remember this? she's so good. wow. >> she's got incredible range too. she's been playing with tony bennett. >> yes. >> we don't know who is joining her on the stage, if anyone,
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>> where the packers are visiting. >> yes. >> she's a hit for the super bowl. i know some people it is a miss. she's a broad range of talent. >> maybe tony bennett will be on the stage too. that would span all ages too. >> my caboose is on the sofa tomorrow afternoon because it is raining and watching the game. now temperatures this morning pretty much upper 50s and low 60s. readings are mild overall and we are looking at the temperatures holdly nearly steady. the readings into the low 60s. we pretty park there. i don't usually look to the east for the rain, but we have a stubborn low pressure and the
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showers. in the next 24 hours, it is drifting to the north and finally making a turn back to the east. so the weekend peek, breezy cool and a wet one for saturday. skies will generally be gin to improve on sunday. i think that the clouds are stubborn for sunday morning. this stuff is light and scattered. at times mist and dr we get into the afternoon hours. 6:00 tonight. operation football is starting tonight with the light mist and drizzle. toward the end of the game the steady stuff is coming in. a round of light rain across the area through the evening and early overnight hours. this is saturday morning at 7:00. we keep the clouds and showers throughout the day on saturday
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stubborn in the morning and then a little clearing in the afternoon. this low is influencing the weather the past several days. low 60s today and tomorrow, showers off and on today, tonight and tomorrow. sunday we get into the mid 60s and sunshine later in the day. monday and tuesday is looking better. near 70 by tuesday. >> a terrifying trip to the state fair. >> kids left dangling in the air for hoursnd that her fearing the worst. >> first, wes and elizabeth are here with the weekend picks. good morning, guys. >> good morning, who is ready for the first official weekend of october? >> i don't want to think about that. >> it is happening. happening on sunday, we are headed to brady street for the pet fest. all kinds of animals. and a pet parade. put your pet in a costume.
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i don't know if the pets like it or not. but it is cute to see. coming up, first weekend of october, that means octoberfest and where is it happening? you are watching "wisn 12 news
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>> i like that. that is cute. hello. hello. kisses, more kisses. thank you to everyone in berlin for the great, oh, a lot of energy. all kinds of stuff going on this morning. she's got her hands full with that class. wisn 12 is stopping by the classes across southeast wisconsin. if you are interested in a visit, go to and click
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for the weekend picks here are wes and elizabeth. >> we are debating how to say this. pere marquette park. >> we know where it is. >> it is by the marquette center. it is milwaukeefest, beer, music, >> another festival in milwaukee. and a polish mass. great, good, grand. back to you guys. >> i like that. >> 5:25. people lined up outside of the local toys r us to get their handing on the new star wars
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wars toy? >> i hear it is popular. >> more people lined up there than the iphone 7. that is true. they opened at mid night to let the shoppers get their hands on the rouge 1 from star wars. they are shopping early. >> interesting. >> we are going in. >> this movie. >> what? >> we are moving on. >> waiving the fees for animal adoptions. >> get ready to pay more if you are driving in milwaukee county. >> a man is trapped inside of his own basement upside down. why that isn't the worst thing
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>> a look at 94 at wisconsin one hundred. we talk about a lane closure
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>> right now on "wisn 12 news this morning," big changes for any of you who talk on the phone while driving. the new wisconsin law that's taking effect this weekend. >> plus, it's expected to cause huge problems for drivers across southeast wisconsin. the new closure that will make your drive to work take longer than ever before. >> but first, weather watch 12 as we take a live look outside. rain is on the way just in time for the weekend. we're tracking conditions as you make your plans. >> 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 friday, september 30th. let's start with the forecast. meteorologist sally severson is in the weather center. >> we are bitting farewell to september on a soggy note. we have the shower this is the forecast. a light rain moving from the east. it is not usually coming from this direction and over the next hour or so the rain is overspreading the area and


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