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it's 5:30 on this tuesday, october 18th. let's start with the forecast. meteorologist sally severson is in the weather center. sal? sally: we were just one degree off the record yesterday. we made it up to 80 degrees. the temperatures this morning are mild. you are seeing 74 port. 73 milwaukee and racine. 72 kenosha. a few degrees cooler inland and cooler in the dells. cool front just making its through. it is quite blustery along the lake. the winds out of the northwest. we see a northwest breeze today 8-16 miles per hour. temperatures will fall back between 66 and 70. we call for a mix of sun and clouds and staying dry in spite of the cool front coming through and we talk about the cooler air for tomorrow. now to matt salemme on the way to news chopper 12.
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smoothly on the roadways. there was construction, a closure in fact. that is picked up and moving smoothly right now. as you can seen on the d.o.t. cameras, dry pavement and light volume. green indicates the full freeway speed. that's a look at the morning commute, back to you. ben: thank you, matt. on to commitment the race for the white house. hillary clinton and donald trump will face off tomorrow in their final debate before the election. trump visited green bay last night and stirred up some controversy. his campaign is accusing the obama administration of colluding with the fbi to protect clinton. it all stems from classified emails on her private email server. >> remember also that crooked hillary lied under oath to congress saying she had never sent or received classified information on her insecure
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[cheering] [chanting] ben: you can hear the crowd in green bay chanting lock her up. trump's campaign cancelled a second event in west allis. melinda: the crowd also took aim at house speaker paul ryan who is no longer campaigning on behalf of trump. before trump took the stage, his supporters chanted paul ryan sucks. trump spoke to abc news' tom llamas after the event in green bay. >> is paul ryan hurting you or helping you? >> well, i don't want to be knocking paul ryan. i think he could be more supportive to the republican nominee. we are doing well, i think we are gonna win the election. >> do you think he wants you to win? >> well, maybe not, because maybe he wants to run in four years or maybe he doesn't know how to win. maybe just doesn't know how to win. i mean, who can really know. melinda: you can hear more of that interview with trump today on "good morning america." it starts at 7:00 right after "wisn 12 news this morning."
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are in wisconsin campaigning for hillary clinton. actors sean astin and wil wheaton were in milwaukee yesterday encouraging college students to vote for clinton. later today they'll visit with young voters in madison, oshkosh and green bay. a few years ago, astin filmed a movie here in milwaukee. melinda: now to the u.s. senate race. republican senator ron johnson and his democratic challenger russ feingold will debate today. their first contest against each thema is live with a look ahead. reporter: good morning, the crews are working here to get the hall ready for the debate. tonight you have the opportunity to watch johnson and feingold talk to the voters. the latest marquette law school shows that feingold is two
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that is well within the margin of error. mike will moderate tonight's discussion. now there are no more tickets available, but you can see it at wisn.com and the news app and here at wisn 12 at 8:30. >> you can and the mobile app and stay tuned for wisn 12 news at 10:00. >> there is controversial, what it means that for any drivers in milwaukee county you have to pay an extra $60 to legally drive
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the will $75 state fee and $20 city fee. now this is called the wheel tax and chris abele is out of options this fee will pay for the important construction projects and fund the bus system. the board would have to approve the fee before it goes into effect. and in on at 9:00 a.m. here at the mps headquarters there is a public hearing this morning. >> ben: wisn 12 news time is 5:35. two milwaukee police officers are cleared of wrongdoing in a deadly shooting. tim, what can you tell us about this shooting? tim: it happened in may and now we're seeing body camera footage for the first time.
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and mill after a report of a robbery. that's where burt johnson was shot and killed. state investigators examined the evidence and ruled that johnson fired at officers first. the officers fired back killing johnson. the officers who fired the shots were not wearing body cameras although other officers on the scene were. one officer was shot in the vest and survived. >> thank you, tim. >> an overnight prison break. >> how a huge group of inmates was able to get away. >> plus, rescue on lake michigan. a coast guard crew pulls a windsurfer to safety. the one item that helped save the man's live. >> then, a bittersweet side of halloween. why some kids aren't getting as much candy as others while trick-or-treating. i'm russ feingold and i approve this message. you know, seven hundred thousand dollars in the scheme of things... is a pretty reasonable compensation level.
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sand dollars a year. all told, he took a ten million dollar corporate payout then moved to washington. where he fights against even the existence of any federal minimum wage. millions for him. not even $7.25 an hour for us. senator ron johnson. for big corporate interests,
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>> welcome back to "wisn 12 news this morning." taking a life look outside. it is a warm day ahead. it is not october, is it? yes, it is. i checked, it is october 18th.
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up. >> the coast guard comes to the rescue when a windsurfer gets stranded. >> he was stuck on lake michigan off the coast of illinois. luckily the man brought his cell phone with him. who would think to bring that with you on the water. good thing he did. he was able to text a friend. who called for help. the coast guard was able to get him to safety. officials say it could have ended badly if he didn't have that cell phone. good service out there too. ben: thieves in texas hit a pet store and get away with six puppies. melinda: store workers say the thieves chose those dogs because they're worth thousands, around $25 thousand total. the suspects were caught on camera pulling up to the store and then emptying the cages. the english bulldogs are very sensitive to head and store employees are concerned for their safety. they're asking the thieves to do the right thing and bring them back. >> roads are drenched in south florida because of king tides. >> this is the view above miami
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highest point of the year. this comes less than two weeks after hurricane matthew made landfall in florida causing major flooding. the cars are driving through the deep spots there. the tidal flooding happens every year in south florida. the national weather service is warning people to look out for rip currents and debris if they're heading to the beach. >> changes to your next haunted house visit. >> coming up on "wisn 12 news this morning," what some attractions are doing differently because t nationwide creepy clown craze. >> then, focusing on cyber security. how your friends can play a role in protecting your private
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sally: 5:45. getting>> live look at racine. skies early this morning partly cloudy. and temperatures how about 73 degrees. still a breezy southwest wind gusting up to 23 miles per hour. we are going to look at southwest breezes this morning.
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we turn cooler and we have the next best chances of rain coming up. now to matt has they are launching news chopper 12. >> things are in good shape on the roadways. the construction around the zoo is picked up. looking pretty good. the travel times are looking good. the dry pavement and light volume. that's a look at the morning commute, back to you. >> thank you, matt. ben: right now, a battle going on to liberate an iraqi city from isis. wisn 12 news' tim elliott is following the latest developments in mosul. tim: iraqi and kurdish forces are working together to advance on mosul in northern iraq. the operation is temporarily
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of isis for more than a year. the u.s. military is providing air support to the iraqi military. retaking mosul is a massive operation. it could take weeks or months. this is the biggest challenge taken on by the iraqi military since american forces left several years ago. after one day of fighting, kurdish forces have pushed the front line back about five miles. today they hope to get even closer to mosul. ben: right now, the pentagon says there are americans in harm's way as part of the operation. officials say they're doing everything they can to keep them safe. >> there are specific steps that have been taken and protocols in place to reduce the risk to americans. ben: according to the pentagon, there are also americans in other parts of iraq who may be in danger right now. but officials say they will continue to play a support role for iraqi forces.
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planning to hit pause in aleppo for just eight hours. russian and syrian militaries say they will stop attacking rebel forces for eight hours on thursday. that will allow civilians to get out of the city safely. aleppo has been under siege for more than a year and many civilians have paid the price. u.s. officials say this pause is too little too late. >> the un has announced a ceasefire in yemen where rebels and the government have been at odds. un officials say both sides have re going into effect at midnight in yemen. the ceasefire could be extended depending on more negotiations. the un is planning to deliver humanitarian assistance to civilians during that ceasefire. ben: new this morning, a pipeline construction site in iowa has been hit by arsonists. three bulldozers and one excavator were destroyed by the flames. they were being used to build the bakken oil pipeline. it's the second time this site has been hit by arsonists.
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about $2 million in damage. melinda: new this morning, a bizarre prison break in brazil. riots broke out at a prison psychiatric hospital near sao paolo. the rioters set fire to the building and in the chaos many inmates escaped. officials haven't said yet how many people are on the run. more than 500 inmates live at the facility. ben: it's been a good week for moon lovers, first the it's called a lunar rainbow or a moonbow. a man spotted it in the sky over northern england and snapped this photo. the greens and the purples. melinda: it is butte. -- beautiful. i love that. ben: our team is nominated for six emmy awards by the
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i wish i had confetti to throw. congratulations, melinda, for your nomination! >> thank you, it is for interactivity. it is all such a group effort on facebook, social media, twitter instagram, snapchat. you guys make a cameo in all of it so thank you. wisn 12 was also nominated for spot news, our special "steven avery" program and also awards for stephen watston, joyce garbaciak, and mark baden. they won awards as well. congrats to them. sally: i posted on our facebook
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it is my pleasure to work with you guys and for him for the better part of two decades. now temperatures a big story for us. yesterday he talked about readings close to 80. that is where we made it yesterday, and that was in the evening hours last night. it might be a touch damp this morning. for today, we settle the temperatures to between about 66 winds shift out of the northwest. we stay dry. there is the wind and the cool front is coming through now. a couple of showers in the northwoods. but most of what is happening and headed to us is really quiet overall. nice little ridge of high pressure is building in. still low 70s right and the
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60 at the dells. i don't think we dip down to 60. but falling in the 60s this morning. clouds are stubborn this morning and then seeing more in the way of the afternoon sunshine. quiet, dry all night. cooler air is filtering in and creating a few clouds. cloudy on wednesday. highs not bad 66, 67 degrees on the books for neighborhood of 70. 52 tonight. 67 tomorrow. calling 55 on thursday. and cooler on friday and turning to seasonal normals for the weekend. ben: this morning, we're learning more about the attack on a gop office in north carolina. melinda: wisn 12 news' tim elliott is following the latest details. tim? tim: officials have been able to narrow the timeframe of that
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midnight on sunday morning. the firebombing caused damage to the building and supplies inside. the vandals even left graffiti on a nearby building comparing republicans to nazis. now volunteers are working to regroup. they salvaged what they could from the building and they're now setting up shop outside. officials are still investigating trying to find the people responsible. back to you. >> to four months in prison for stealing a bot of of addvil. 51-year-old david springer was arrested after pocketing the medicine inside a grocery store. police say this was the 12th time he was caught shoplifting. a judge ruled that springer is a threat to society because he keeps stealing. melinda: a haunted house in ohio is cutting down on their creepy clowns.
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actors to take it easy and not to leave the building in costume. there have been dozens of creepy clown sightings across the country and even some crimes committed by people in costume. so this year the clowns at this haunted house will have less to do. the manager says the clown actors didn't mind the changes. >> don't worry about getting the customers in the parking lot just in case. oh, yeah, that is a good idea. everyone knows about melinda: the clown sightings aren't keeping people away from haunted attractions. this haunted house is set to have record sales this year. ben: new this morning, showing preferential treatment to certain trick-or-treaters. nearly a quarter of adults admit that they give extra candy to kids who are dressed in their favorite costumes. that's according to a recent survey. the results also showed that animal costumes are the top
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especially these in the video and princesses and princes. trick-or-treat is fast approaching! in some local communities, it's as early as this coming saturday! you can find times for your neighborhood on our website and mobile app. melinda: new this morning, october is "national cyber security awareness month". it's a good time for a digital checkup to make sure your private information is safe. steps you can take to protect social media accounts. first, be smart about passwords. the strength of your password is more important than how often you change it. second, focus on logins. >> there's an email notification you can set up on facebook. what it does is it notifies you if a new device is trying to access your account or an unknown device. it's sort of like a car alarm that goes off and finally, there's something called verifying logins.
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checkup and i found out that i was logged in. the last time i did this, on two browsers and two apps. melinda: you can also count on friends and family. facebook lets you designate trusted contacts who can receive a one-time security code that helps you restore access to your account. melinda: wisn 12 news time is 5:55. an announcement impacting millions of americans. ben: how much more is on the checks mailed out to social security recipients. >> keeping your teen safe on the road. what the parents are asked to do this week to protect young drivers in wisconsin. >> then trying to decide what the coolest thing would be made here in the badger state. how the friendly debate impacts
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>> new going to open an hour earlier on thanksgiving day. >> macy announced they were closing a hundred stores because of the declining stores and likely not to see gains by opening earlier. >> most are closing on thanksgiving. >> 65% of the americans are limiting their spending each
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save more money. well, bank rate is saying it is the first time in four reasons the top reason is not stagnant income. this is likely due to the pay raises spreading out to the broad population. >> apple may soon untether the display phones in the store. they no longer have the security cables on the iphones and toronto and that allows the customers to hold them and try out the cases and how they feel in a pocket. just don't leave the store with it. the time is 6:00. the news continues right now. >> good morning. i'm ben wagner. >> i'm melinda davenport.
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during a search for a wisconsin boy missing in texas. what we are learning overnight about the 13-year-old. ben: rematch in the senate race in wisconsin t event happening today. >> first, we are on weatherwatch 12 and traffic watch. sally? >> looking at the live picture from the camera at mitchell international, temperatures are very mild. when i awakened this m degrees. as we look at the radar and the satellite, a couple of showers in the far northeast part of the state. here in the south we are staying dry. now you can see temperatures have fallen into the upper 50s at the dells. 72 at the airport. 68 waukesha. the temperatures will fall back into the 60s today. so still mild though. near 70 at this hour.

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