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flum and graphite. the testing is starting in december. wisn 12 news time now is 6:00. the news continues right now. >> melinda: breaking news on the roads. ben: fatal crash on southbound i-94. thema just melinda: thema? reporter: well, ben and melinda, we are not far from the milwaukee and racine county line, the flashing lights from the crash, reported at 4:30 this morning. the milwaukee county medical examiner's office confirming they have been called to the scene for a fatal crash. southbound traffic is being
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are saying that the closure is going to last until 8:00 this morning. having just drove down here, i will tell you that the traffic is stacking up here this morning. we have been told this was a fatal crash this morning. the medical examiner's office and the slfrs are investigating what happened here. ben, melinda, back to you. >> watch. ben: we are going to sally for the forecast. sally: we are much cooler 40s away from the lake and 50s along the shores this morning. 53 at the airport. 45 at madison. we are coming in 43 in waukesha this morning. clouds are increasing. early morning bright sunshine. cool front coming through.
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becoming light and north. we still get the temperatures into the 60s. partly cloudy this afternoon. mid 60s. we bid farewell to the 60s. >> to the big story this morning, show down in las vegas. donald trump and hillary clinton will share the stage tonight in the final debate. this morning we are learning that there will be some surprise guests in the ahead. reporter: ben, both candidates are going into the debate facing questions, donald trump over the sexual assault questions and hillary clinton about the hacked emails. one more debate night in america. >> let's face, at least tens of millions of americans will be watching the debate because as
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preparing for another high stakes gamble. >> he's out for red meat. hillary clinton should be playing it safe. >> tonight's faceoff focuses on debt, immigration, economy, supreme court, foreign hot spots and fitness to be the president. >> she's home sleeping and i am working. >> on the eve of the debate, donald trump held ral ris in colorado and bringing up charg >> they want to try and rig the elections at the polling booths. >> this time the president weighed in telling trump to stop whining. >> if you start whining before the game is over and when things are going badly you blame someone else, you don't have
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>> there will be guests at this debate. >> you can watch the debate live at 8:00 here on wisn 12, followed by wisn 12 news at 10:00. melinda: commitment 2016 coverage continues with a contested race, the u.s. senate battle between ron johnson and former senator russ feingold. tim is here on last night's debate. the election, the race between johnon and feingold is one of the most closely watched races in the country. last night debate at marquette, the candidates touched on a number of issues from the affordable care act to college tuition, the presidential race a huge topic during the debate. johnson has not backed away from the support of donald trump and
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here in wisconsin. including earlier in the week in green bay. >> i have been very up front when i disagree with the candidate. senator feingold is the one thinking that hillary clinton is trustworthy. >> she's well informed, good judgment, she's tough. lord knows she's not perfect. >> the poll sho p is leading johnson. a poll a week ago showed it was a much tighter race. melinda: tim, thank you. lawyers for brendan daisy is pushing for release from prison. now back in august, a federal
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last month is state said it was planning to appeal. yesterday the lawyers sent another request to the court have him released while the state appealed. >> both of the waukesha girls charged with stabbing a classmate are now seeking separate trials. lawyers for the two girls filed motions last week and arguing a joint trial could confuse the jurors. both girls they have pleaded not guilty due to mental disease. >> a big party for the safe house restaurant 50th anniversary. it opened in 1966 and deals are posted daily on social media. every tuesday in october, families get half off the kids meals and drink specials on
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tonight's celebration is at 8:00. >> the lights at the botanical garden are staying bright longer. the china lights are extended for a week. the tickets are honored through november 6th. the festival features 40 larger than life lantern displays. i remember jeremy out there >> it is gorgeous. >> we continue to follow breaking news on the roadways. >> a fatal crash on i-94. matt is above us live in news chopper 12 with the latest. matt. >> 94 is shutdown at ryan road. the crash is before the racine county line and the medical examiner and sheriff is on the scene. it could be three to four hours. the vehicle, rolled over a
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the median grass and looking in the grass with the flash lights. now, the delays, i will turn the camera to the north, the closure is at ryan road. the delays reached drexel. head to 27th street and get on the freeway south of the crash. take 13th street down. that is less travelled at this point to 7 west. i will helicopter to -- continue to keep an eye on it. >> four months since 25-year-old was shot and killed wi a wauwatosa police officer. now there is new dash cam video. what the video is revealing about the death, tim. >> the only video available now is a 20 second clip from inside
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the department of justice was able to fix the quality of the video. the family says that their son was never holding a gun. there was a gun in the car. the family attorney is concerned about the officer that shot anderson and was involved in a fatal shooting in july of 2015. now the family wants that updated video to be released to the public. the family though is waiting for a decis attorney's office on that. the police department is holding off on releasing anything until a decision is made. >> tim, thank you. 6:09. it is supposed to be a safe space. this morning four teens are in the hospital after being shot at a school. >> helping you decide what to be
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>> good morning. wisn 12 news time now is 6:13. we are watching breaking news on the roadways. it is a fatal wreck southbound 94. it happened before the racine county line. they have the freeway shutdown at ryan road. you see they are forcing the traffic off there. head to 27th street and that has an onramp. you can see there is a backup here at the exit. i will continue to keep an eye on it. that's a look at the morning commute, back to you. we have winds out of the northwest. sally: we are looking at west wednesdays to light north later on today.
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51 degrees. lighter west winds. beginning to get lighter. the temperatures in sheboygan at 47 degrees. it looks like a couple of fishing boats moving out. you can mow today and thursday, friday or saturday as well. we plot out a fair amount of sunshine. so long to 60s. we have a 50s. ben? >> fourteen agars are recovering after being shot outside of a school? san francisco. tim? tim z the police are looking for the suspects, shots were fired in the parking lot and the students at first thinking it was a prank. we are learning that four men may have targeted the girl in this and she's in critical condition. the three other victims are
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security will be at the school. >> a milestone in president obama's presidency. his final state dinner took place last night and the president and the first lady hosted the italian prime minister. the talk is this. a floor len the rose gold vercace gown. >> you are adding your own flavor too. melinda: i love. i'm obsessed with this dress. the first lady of italy also looking stunning. sparkles are in. these dresses are gorgeous. the special guests included -- they made extra video for me.
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have for a story like this. i love this dress so much. grammy winner singer gwen, jerry seinfeld were also there. again, this dress, very nice. all right, i'm done. ben: give love to the president too. melinda: the president and the prime minister looking well too. ben: they are telling us to move running back is questionable to play on thursday against the chicago bears. the nfl network reports that the ankle injury is worse than just a sprain. he could be sidelined for weeks. james starks is out for a few weeks after knee surgery. >> to the ice, the admirals are gearing up for the first game of the season, and hitting the ice
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melinda: check it out today at the open skate. jeremy is live with a look ahead. good morning, jeremy. jeremy: good morning, everyone. so many exciting things here at uw-milwaukee panther arena, the new home to the admirals. we are in the team store, newest additions here, has all of the team gear. the president is with us. charlie with and are you working during the games back there. yeah, he's going to help out. we have a great event this evening, it is a free skate and john is here. tell us about it. >> come on in, the doors open at 6:00. bring your skates. bring your skates, break the ice in before the players get a chance. it is free. come out and have fun with us.
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>> yes, free parking, available in the lot right across the street, the flat lot, enter that from wells street and come on in, that opens at 6:00 as well. >> is the team store opening this evening? >> yes, open tonight for the first time actually and catch great admirals gear and things from university of wisconsin milwaukee athletics and the wave here in the store. you can do yo shopping done early or get ready for the admirals season. >> puck drops october 29th. rosco, oh, i don't know, my size, extra small. all right. hope to see you down here. back to you. melinda: rosco is giving him a new wardrobe. sally: i think.
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ben: bring him on in here. sally: so long to the 60s. we get one more time before we fall back to the 50s and then reach to and 62 by sunday. but clouds are filling in for us this morning. quickly filling in. there are a couple of sprinkles across iowa. this is coming into a super parched atmosphere. very dry air and likely drying up a lot of the a couple of stray sprinkles are possible. 53 at the airport. cold air, most of it bottled well north to canada. the temperatures fall from the highs in the 60s. this is seasonal for this time of the year. so the clouds are really filling in quickly for us. today partly cloudy skies.
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now it is during the day that we see the winds shift. they go light and north for us. northeast for tomorrow. not much in the way of moisture for us. we are staying dry until at least sunday and likely mopped. this is over night moving into thursday morning w. the winds tomorrow, likely a few clouds along the lake. the temperatures are just a bit cooler but seasonal for this time of the a today 60s. 65 to 67. we get a couple of days of 50s. a few passing clouds. back to 60 or better for sunday, monday and we talk about showers rolling in later tuesday and for wednesday of next week. matt? >> sal, we continue to watch the breaking news on the roads with a crash, fatal crash. the crews are here and unpacking
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piecing together exactly what happened. the detectives were going through the grass and the median and looking for debris. southbound 94 closed. everyone is forced from the freeway at ryan road. the delay from before drexel. if you hop at rossen instead of waiting until you hit the delay, i will continue to keep an eye on it. back to you. ben: new twist to a halloween classic. melinda: it is a great pumpkin charlie brown. why some people are taking to the sky to celebrate the tv special. >> a man's good deed ends with a
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>> hey, good morning. class. thanks for the wednesday morning school shoutout. wisn 12 is stopping by the classrooms across southeast wisconsin. melinda: if you are interested in a visit, go to and check on d school logo. so, if you are not sure yet what you want to be for figure it out with a push of a button. siri what should i be for halloween. ben: whoa. melinda: okay.
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ben: i wouldn't have thought of that. general relativity theorist. i want to see what that looks like, melinda. melinda: so a halloween classic is turning 50. ben: it is the great pumpkin charlie brown it is being celebrated including the custom designed corn maize in california. there is charlie brown and >> i love that. >> watch the special, the great pumpkin charlie brown at 7:00 here on wisn 12. >> the news time is 6:26. store's request to hold wine tastings turns sour. >> why a store is denied a lick kwor license. >> a police officer that is caught in an explosion. >> breaking news on the
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near the racine milwaukee county line a. fatale crash that is leading to backups. there is the backup from matt in news chopper 12. we have a check on that coming
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>> breaking news is on the roads a. fatal crash on southbound i-94. we have the crews on the ground and in the air. ago. >> that is leading to long delays on i-94. we are going live to matt, what can you see from up there? >> we are looking at the closure. everyone is forced from the freeway at ryan road. the crash was a rollover. delays stretch before drexel and continuing solid down to ryan
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27th street and get on the freeway south of the crash site. you can take 13th street and there is a closure, and take oakwood over. we continue to monitor the delays. back to you. >> matt, thank you. we have a crew on the ground near the crash. >> thema is live on the scene right now, thema, what can you tell us? reporter: well, we are done h take a look, this is the interstate there. we are also seeing traffic picking up here on oakwood road as the people are taking detour. this crash happened near the racine milwaukee county line at 4:30. the medical examiner's office is saying it is a fatal crash. the sheriffs are investigating this.
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the sheriffs office is saying that the closure will probably last until at least 8:00 this morning. we are continuing to follow this story for you and bringing you new information as soon it iss an available. >> thema, thank you. that is southbound i-94 south of oakwood there. a couple of hours before it reopens. we have posted the updates on the wisn 12 news ap out app before headed out the door, especially if you are headed in that direction. 6:32. let's start with the forecast. meteorologist sally severson is in the weather center? sally: sun is coming up at 7:10. fair skies and the cloudiness beginning to fill in. it is rolling in from iowa and minnesota. we look at light west winds for this morning.
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for one more day and the clouds are returning this morning and afternoon but overall we a really nice stretch of october weather. the clouds are rolling in rapidly ahead of a cool front. later today, plenty in the way of morning sunshine. we get to 67 degrees, clouds filling in this morning. partly cloudy skies in store for us much of the afternoon. 50s and how long they are going to hang around coming >> sally, thank you. we have learned over night of two stolen vehicles. one crashed into a building and caused damage there. the driver was arrested.
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earlier and it sped away and notified about the crash. no one was hurt. the car was stolen a week ago. around the same time a police chase on the freeway, and an s.u.v. crashed near highway 1 # 75 and lloyd street. the police were trying to stop the stolen vehicle t people inside ran away but arrested, bush behind our wisn 12 news crew. we are working to learn more about the incidents from overnight, we'll keep you posted as the details are coming in. ben? >> thank you, tim. ben: we begin with commitment 2016 coverage. today donald trump and hillary clinton face off at the final presidential debate. the university of nevada-las vegas is getting ready to host the debate. trump and clinton are preparing for some tough questions and choosing their guests.
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to send a message to the other candidate. clinton has invited republicans who are crossing the aisle to endorse her like mark cuban and billionaire meg whitman. trump has invited president obama's half-brother, malik and patricia smith, whose son died in the benghazi attack. you can watch the final debate right here on wisn 12. it starts at 8:00 p.m. melinda: whichever candidate you're pulling for, there are watch parties going on tonight. hillary for wisconsin is hosting a three lions pub in shorewood. and the gop is holding two watch parties one at amelia's restaurant on layton and at the north shore victory center in bayside. melinda: donald trump's daughter is heading to the badger state tomorrow to campaign. ivanka trump will be in wauwatosa and eau claire. the tosa event starts at 12:30 at the crown plaza. ivanka's visit comes just three
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>> city of brookfield denies a liquor license. total wine and more bills themselves as america's wine superstore. the first wisconsin location will open on november 10th. they wanted a class "b" liquor license which would allow them to host tastings and to serve customers in the store, but brookfield's common council will only grant them a class "a" license, the same as any liquor store. one reason, the council only has one "b" license available and they want to save f >> they don't want to give us a class b, we'll get started, but at the end of the day we are disappointed. >> it is important for us to attract economic development, that is the one area to expand the tax base. so i'm very pleased with the decision tonight. ben: the class "a" license means that total wine and more will only be able to serve two
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that limits number of tastings the business can offer. wisn 12 news time now is 6:36. back now to the breaking news on the roads. >> fatal crash on i-94. matt? >> the accident reconstruction crews are on the scene and piecing together exactly what happened. the vehicle rolled over southbound along i-94 just before you head into county. the curvy stretch. we have seen them walking with a flash light and taking photos of the debris that flipped from the car as it rolled over. this is just south of oakwood and before the racine county line. the delays are starting south of rozzen. everyone is forced off at ryan road. you can jump off and head to 27th street and head down.
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road and you have to take oakwood over. that is a look at the breaking news. back to you. >> matt, thank you. wisn 12 news time now is 6:38. still ahead, road rage thought on camera. >> the cell phone video is raising more questions in the mystery. >> a classic american food but hot dogs are causing major confusion. why a chain restaurant is
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>> good morning. 6:41 #. we continue to follow the breaking news on the roadys i-94 southbound. the crews are on the scene and reconstructing what happened. it could take until 8:00 to re-open it. there is a lengthy backup. exit and head to 27th and get on
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commute, back to you. melinda: new this morning, part of a road rage incident caught on camera. ben: now we're seeing this cell phone video recorded by a firefighter in florida. the firefighter says this man, paul peterman, was driving erratically and tried to attack him. he's the man in the white pickup. the firefighter then drove away. here it is one more time. later, peterman was found unconscious near his car. he later died. officials have not yet announced a cause of death. ben: also new this morning, a melinda: this is what it looked like after the explosion. this happened in newburgh, new york. police say there was an oxygen tank in the trunk of the car that exploded. one officer was hurt in that explosion. >> toxic mistake on a military base. >> contaminated water dumped into a city's sewer system. the risks it could pose for thousands of people this morning. >> plus, businesses across the
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on healthcare, russ feingold will work with both parties to lower premiums and cut health care taxes. i want to do the hard work of improving the system so it works for middle class families. but in washington, senator ron johnson sides with big insurance. voting to make medicare a voucher program, forcing seniors to pay more for prescription drugs, and letting insurance companies deny coverage to cancer patients.
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>> good morning. 6:45. accident reconstruction crews 94
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the racine county line. this the the curvy section. a vehicle left the roadway and the crews are piecing together the cause of it. in the meantime, everyone is forced from the freeway 94 southbound at ryan road and the delays going back to drexel. you can exit at >> matt, thank you. we have team coverage of the crash this morning. >> thema is watching the situation for us from the ground. thema? reporter: well, ben and melinda, we are just under the freeway here on oakwood road. we are going to take you down here and you can see the flashing lights. this has been going on since 4:30 this morning.
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saying they were called to the scene for a deadly crash. this was a rollover crash, the investigators here and reconstructing the scene. you saw what it looked like from news chopper 12. the southbound traffic is being di verted here. the sheriffs office is saying that the closure will be until at least 8:00 this morning. if you are headed southbound on 94, give yourself plenty of ti seeing some of the traffic here picking up as the people are taking the alternative routes. a fatal crash here on i-94 southbound. we will continue to keep you updated on this. back to you. >> thema, thank you. that is southbound 94 again. 6:47. ben: new from overnight, turkish forces stop a suspected suicide bomber. melinda: wisn 12 news' tim elliott is here with the latest information.
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suspect was part of the islamic state. early this morning, police raided his apartment. officials say the suspect started firing at police who # returned fire and killed him. this all happened in ankara, turkey. turkish media reports that the man was planning a suicide attack in the city possibly during national ceremonies happening in the next few weeks. turkey has seen a rise in deadly suicide bombings in the past year many militants. ben, over to you. ben: right now, iraqi forces are continuing to march toward mosul in northern iraq. the country's second largest city has been occupied by isis for more than a year. iraq and kurdish forces are working to force isis out. according to the pentagon, more than 100 u.s. troops are embedded with iraqi forces. a spokesman says those americans are not on the front lines. melinda: new this morning,
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contaminated water into colorado springs' sewer system. peterson air force base released 150,000 gallons of water that contained toxic chemicals. the full extent of the health hazards isn't yet known. but officials say the water contained pfcs which have been linked to prostate, kidney and testicular cancer, along with other illnesses. ben: new this morning, more problems for flint, michigan. this time it's not about the city's poisoned water. now the city's schools are facing a lawsuit. the aclu of michigan filed the lawsuit against flint school officials and the state. the aclu claims that students in flint don't receive standard development testing or eye and ear screenings. those screenings are required by federal and state law. >> wisn 12 news time now is
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sally: not now. 70s yesterday. 60s today. we get back to the 50s for thursday and friday. some of the best weather of the year is in october, that is where we are headed. sunny and cool early this morning. a couple of extra clouds on deck, especially later in the morning and afternoon. put the kids in a jacket, you are going to need it early. later up to 67 degrees. but there is a coolro north and west. we are going to watch it. it is passing through today. with it a few clouds. the highs into the 50s. so, cool front just to the north and west. the clouds are really coming in fast. there is some moisture across iowa. that is a very light sprinkle. for the most part it is coming through dry for us.
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air mass overall. but lunchtime a fair amount of clouds over the southern half of the state. we keep the clouds and for the afternoon and evening. the dry look going as well. the lows tonight in the upper 40s. for thursday, the winds shift northeast for tomorrow. that sets the stage for a few clouds along the lake. the highs falling back to the we drop off the better part of 10 degrees for tomorrow. some clouds lake side tomorrow. 53 tomorrow. really good looking autumn weekend with 50s saturday. low 60s on sunday and a few clouds passing by. now to matt up in news chopper 12 and breaking news. reporter: a fatal wreck. we are getting a view of the
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reconstruction crews are here on the scene. check out the tire tracks. they go on for a quarter mile from where the vehicle left the roadway and where the crash came to a rest. they have a lot of information to piece together here. they'll be here for a while longer. everyone is forced off at ryan road. the delays are consistent. if you jump off at rossen a take it to 27th street and back to 94 on the other side of the crash. that's a look at the breaking news live from news chopper 12. back to you. >> thank you, matt. ben: right now, the zika virus continues to spread in florida. wisn 12 news' tim elliott is following the latest from the newsroom. tim: officials in miami say more mosquitoes have tested positive
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earlier this month. a large part of miami beach is an active zika infection zone. several people were infected just last week within one square mile. as of yesterday, more than 1,000 people in florida have reported zika infections. most of them caught the virus outside of the u.s. but officials say 163 of those cases were contracted in the u.s. back to you. >> tim, thank melinda: new this morning, changes at a popular restaurant chain that you've probably visited at the mall. auntie anne's is being forced to rename its pretzel dog at stores in malaysia. islamic authorities told the company that the product is confusing some muslim customers who think it contains dog meat. to be clear, the pretzel dog does not contain dog meat. it appears that locations in the u.s. will not be renaming the item. >> new this morning, a veteran is taking on a new mission with the help of a metal detector. >> he's helping people find their lost wedding rings.
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worldwide network of metal detectors called the ring finders. he accepts missions across the pacific northwest from couples who are looking for lost wedding rings. he's pulled them out of mulch beds, beaches, lakes even a rushing river. >> i had no hopes of getting the ring back again i thought ring in river gone, belongs to river yeah. > we lost our marbles and tackled him. ben: just like that couple, del's clients are always thrilled to get their rings back. >> i hope think gave him something. melinda: new this morning, the ruby slippers that helped dorothy make it home are looking a little shabby. so the smithsonian is asking you for help. they've started a kickstarter campaign raising money to restore the slippers.
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the slippers were made almost 80 years ago by the prop department at mgm studios. wisn 12 news time now is 6:55. new this morning, picking up free flowers on your way to work! petal it forward is an effort happening today in communities across the country. we stopped by a local business that's taking part this morning. petals by felicia will be handing out flowers in racine. lucky recipients will get two flowers. one for themselves and one to give to someone else. the goal is simply to brighten loved ones. >> it's kind of the cure for all. when someone is ill, it lightens their face. you can just see their face lighten up when they receive it. or a lady that gets flowers from her husband that's not expected. just because and that's like the ultimate reason, just because. it just completely turns their day around and they're just so joyous behind it and grateful. melinda: the flower giveaway in
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in five minutes, and will continue while supplies last. workers will be set up near 14th and racine streets and also near the washington avenue curve at 14th street. melinda: wisn 12 news time is 6:56. we have breaking news this morning, a deadly crash on i-94. ben: matt is over the scene.
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>> good morning. breaking news from the roads, accident reconstruction crews are on the scene and piecing together what happened that lead up to a fatal rollover crash. southbound i-94 before the racine county line. head off the freeway at rossen and avoid the delay. head to crash site. back to you. >> good advice there. temperatures are showing up 40s and 50s. morning sunshine, increasing clouds. the clouds are filling in for us. blue skies. >> perfect october weather. tim, are you getting the dog out? >> oh,yeah. he sits by the door all day waiting.
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go. >> preview of the final presidential debate is good morning, america. the final showdown. donald trump and hillary clinton facing off for the last time tonight. >> she's been doing this for 30 years. now she has to do debate prep for five days. >> the gop nominee planning another debate surprise. his special guest, president obama's lf president takes on trump and his claims of a rigged election. >> he starts whining before the game is over, then you don't have to take. have what it takes to be in this job. >> and the first lady in versace as the obamas host their final state dinner. also this morning, fire and fog. a major blaze sparked out west overnight as record heat spreads from texas all the way up to new york city. forcing fog to swallow this boston skyline.


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