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steady rain in place across southern wisconsin and heavy rain in the north counties, especially fond du lac early this morning. as we get a live look, 45 degrees in milwaukee. the third ward, southeast winds at 14 miles per hour. the temperatures falling back a little bit. 40s across the board. the heavy rain across sheboygan county and fond du lac. lighter near the illinois border. you can plan on temperatures upper 40s to near 50 degrees with wind and rain in the forecast. mostly one to two inches of rainfall by tonight. reporter: the chopper is staying parked because of the weather. this is lincoln and the bypass
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it is just at lincoln that we are seeing with the delays. if you are headed out, take it slower on the wet pavement. that's a look at the morning commute, back to you. >> matt, thank you. thousands of national guard soldiers that were paid bonuses are asked to pay the bonuses back and how congress is reacting to this. tim? tim: a lot of paul ryan is calling for the pentagon to suspend the efforts to recorps those enlisting bonuses, the pentagon demanded the the soldiers from california repay the bonuses after over payment by the california national guard. if the soldiers refused they called face interest charges and
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finalize the defense bill that prevents the military from recovering overpayments after a certain number of years. ryan is calling it important to correct the accounting errors in the military. >> d the cubs have a chance to win tonight. yesterday they lost 6-0 in the game one of the world seize. cleveland with two home runs from indians pitcher shutdown the cubs. the cubs face the indians at 6:00 tonight, that is earlier because of hoping to get the game in before the rain moves through ohio. >> america can get free doritos
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wednesday 2-6 p.m. >> 6:17. rachel ray, you know her she's a celebrity chef. melinda: i went on assignment in the big apple, the trip included a chance to visit the rachel ratio. we have an all access pass exclusive. it is busy behind the the rachel ratio before the broadcast even begins. right off the bat, the one, the only mario. we had a chance to ask him about what he's working on for the chew, which also airs on wisn 12. >> is there a state fair dish we should know about, we want to know about it and getting
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people tweet us questions and tweet us and see what they are doing and we'll do it too. >> before the show, the audience enters and time for the food, fun and laughs. rachel ray has the best hype man in the business. this is joey. he's a stand up comedian and the job is to warm up the audience before rachel starts the show. i had a chance to watch the fu >> a big round of applause. >> the audience has a special message for our city. >> ready? we are going we love milwaukee. ready, 1, 23. we love milwaukee! yeah!
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people that watch, even the celebrities get real on the show. >> it is co-do cooking or travelling or beauty tips and all of that, i think when we we have celebrities on we do an excellent job of making them feel like a human being, we don't play the same clips that everyone does. >> and have a lot of fun while making tv magic. >> we love melinda davenport. >> yeah. >> how much fun. >> the audience is great. well, it is crazy, some people from milwaukee in the autd yens that watch the show. there you go. >> two for two. "g.m.a." too. >> yes. the hype man comes to milwaukee to do stand ups. he loves, oh, i love it. the brats. brewers games.
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ben: we'll take him out when he comes again. sally: this morning wind and rain covering it for today. the heavy rain gear. rain approached overnight. there we are live on the network. i will split north to the radar, it is across fond du lac and sheboygan. oshkosh getting the heavy rain. in the south, it is a little lighter. but a couple of lightning strikes across green county. low pressure, this is a robust system. this low is use -- cruising across northern illinois. is this morning steady rain, southeast winds are picking up. the rainfall is hefy at times. rainy and raw this afternoon.
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miles per hour. we hold the temperatures in the mid to upper 40s. 46 at brown deer. 46 greenfield. uniform temperatures in the 40s. this is where we sit. mid to upper 40s to 50 today. this morning steady moderate rain in place for us. continuing through noon. 2:00 the same weather story. 4:00 we are starting to see west. partially into the overnight hours and finally turning off for us at mid night. today rainy, windy and raw. 42 tonight. 53 tomorrow. take a look, friday, saturday, sunday and monday. a few clouds around from time to time. a nice warm up with the temperatures in the 60s.
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>> 6:21 #. celebrities are not shying from the camera this election season. that is what landed justin timer lake in hot water, why the officials are no longer investigating his ballot. >> catching ride, instead of germs, how uber is helping to keep you healthy this flu season. >> take it easy on the roys the leaves equals slippery. stick around for the morning
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johnson: social security is a legal ponzi scheme. senior 1: ron johnson is attacking social security. senior 2: he wants to let wall street risk it in the stock market. johnson: free money... young people don't really necessarily understand finance. college student 1: ron johnson voted to raise the cost of student loans - college student 2: he just doesn't get it. worker: he says he's for jobs, but ron johnson supports trade deals that hurt wisconsin. v.o.: attacking social security.
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russ feingold: i'm russ feingold and i approve this message. >> good morning, milwaukee. cute kids, thanks for the wednesday morning school shout out. we are stopping by crasses across southeast wisconsin. ben: if you are interested in a visit, head to and click on the logo and we'll schedule a time to stop by and
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6:25. >> a second grader gets a big surprise. >> a palm springs police officer killed in the line of duty and the colleagues showed up to walk vanessa to school. >> well, it turns out pop star justin timberlake is not in trouble for snapping a receive fi at the voting booth. >> he took voting in memphis. it is against the law in tennessee to take pictures in a polling place. at first saying the photo was under revie and he could face jail or a fine and now the district attorney is away on business and there's not an active investigation over the ballot selfie. 6:26.
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melinda: right now on "wisn 12 news this morning," we are on weather watch. windy, rainy, and raw. southeastern wisconsin is in for a gloomy fall day. we're tracking conditions as you get ready for work and school. good morning and welcome to "wisn 12 news this morning." i'm melinda davenport. ben: and i'm ben wagner. it's 6:30 on this wednesday, october 26th. we're in the weather center with meteorologist sally severson. don't open that inside, sal. sally: no, i won't. you need the big one today. you need the heavy duty umbrella. the smaller umbrella will be inside out. windy, rainy, raw. 1-2 inches possible by tonight. most locations will get on in on one inch and two inches in the northern counties, especially
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around southern wisconsin gusts lake side in the neighborhood of 30-35 miles per hour. slick roads with the wet leaves. north we are getting the heavy rain right now. slipping south into northern parts of sheboygan county. dodge and fond du lac getting med rattly wet. we have a call in and half inch of rain in brookfield the rain in place for much of the day and heaviest in place for this morning. so wipers slower speeds this morning and the temperatures holding in the mid to upper 40s and around 50 for most. we are looking at rain cooled air holding in the 40s for the morning. jeremy nelson is feeling the wind closer to lake michigan this morning.
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we have a driving rain right now in shorewood and the winds are gusting 25-35 miles per hour. a lot of trees have dropped the leaves, well, that means a lot of wet roads and slick conditions because the leaves are lining the roadways. the drains have issues getting the water down. wet pavement greeting you morning. for today, with over an inch of rain expected, a little ponding on the roads, especially near the drains. if you are getting outside of your home, you know where there is a drain. maybe brush some of the leaves away. as you are travelling into work or school, a lot of leaves on the road. they can slicken up the road a little bit and needs to increase your stopping distances and head
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again, miserable out here, the winds gusting to 25 miles per hour. and a steady rain. you want the sturdy umbrella with you today. >> thank you, jeremy. matt? >> easy to see there why the chopper is parked. we have a couple of incidents on the freeways. one off and one on. you will s o freeway is 94 westbound and at 25% blocking the right lane. greenfield off ramp from northbound 894. regular delays pushing into the system. travel times... with the crash at 25th, 13 minutes. that's a look at the morning commute, back to you. ben: thank you, matt. ben: right now, streets in a
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homicide. it happened near 19th and capitol. video is up on the screen from the scene. police say a man was found shot to death just after 9:00 last night. investigators are still looking for whomever pulled the trigger. this is just the latest homicide in milwaukee. there were four on monday alone. here's a map showing the locations, milwaukee has now had 116 murders this year. there were 123 at this time last ye melinda: fighting back against heroin addiction. that's the goal of a summit in racine county today. the summit will look at how heroin addiction affects families in racine county. people who attend will hear from the racine county sheriff and district attorney and more. the sheriff says all residents over 13 are invited. the summit starts at 6:00 p.m. at union grove high school. ben: addiction is a growing problem in a lot of communities, including waukesha county. tim, you were part of an
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tim: i was, we read about the overdoses on the news. it was important and informative and really eye-opening, ben. it was proud to emcee stairway to heroin. it took place at waukesha south high school. the event helped raise awareness about drug use and abuse, specifically the heroin epidemic that has gripped too many neighborhoods across the country, but it wasn't just about heroin, we discussed other drugs including prescription painkillers. there were several speakers there last night to talk about a local emergency room doctor told us about the overdoses he's seen and a detective spoke to the crowd about what he's seeing on the streets. according to the doctor there last night, painkillers and heroin act in the exact same way when it comes to effecting the brain. he wants people to remember, pain won't kill you but pain killers will. back to you.
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6:35. melinda: right now, a woman in milwaukee has some questions for police in mount pleasant. the woman's van was stolen back in 2012. she never heard anything about it until last week. that's when mount pleasant police contacted her asking her to pick up the van. apparently the people who stole the van told police it was theirs and it was impounded after more crimes were committed. >> we took the van as evidence of the crime because they were felonies. it was melinda: the woman says she reported the theft to police, but for some reason, no police report was ever filed. so mount pleasant police had no way of knowing it was stolen. it's not clear though why it took four years to get it back to the rightful owner. >> danger in a toy dispenser. >> drugs a girl gets. >> plus, an actor snaps a receive fi on a tv show, where
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thank you for joining us. we have problems on the roadways, we have a couple of crashes. this one at 25 kt street, 94 westbound, the sheriff has the right lane blocked going through the curve there. take it easy. computeer is showing we have delays on the bypass. fender bender at greenfield off ramp. delays are mounting. zoo. westbound with the crash, 13 minutes from downtown out to moreland. it is both hands on the wheel, pay attention, winds, road spray and rain. sally: it is like this for much of the day. we have a wet morning commute and wet in the afternoon commute.
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hour, especially windy near lake michigan where we are looking at gusts up to 30-35 miles per hour. think about clearing the storm drains in front of your house. the slower speeds and head lights in the rain. the heavy rain is pitching through wisconsin. now, we have thunder and lightning. gulf of mexico is wide open and feeding this. this morning steady rain. gusty winds. mid to upper 40s to near 50. melinda: a burglary caught on camera inside a home in florida. ben: these thieves tiptoed around kids who were sleeping in the living room. he kids are 10 and 13. they were staying with their grandfather. the burglar was just feet away
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it is so creepy. mel z that is too close. ben: the grandfather says he's glad the kids didn't wake up because it could have put their lives in danger. melinda: oh, is that a gun? ben: i don't know. that is what it is looking like. melinda: that is scary. ben: new this morning, an actor is in trouble for a selfie he w melinda: the illegal selfie was taken inside a prison with an inmate. the picture shows actor omari hardwick with a suspected drug trafficker. hardwick was inside the county jail in new york filming scenes for the show "power." cell phones are not allowed inside. the warden who personally escorted hardwick around the prison has been suspended. ben: 6:42. a big payoff for a woman that can't stand the lottery. >> coming up, the lessons she
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when the cash started to roll in. >> front porch mystery a creepy delivery that has the coroner
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>> good morning. 6:45. rain on the roads and causing problems. pretty heavy backups leaving the
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northbound, southbound. heads up there. you can see the solid delay spilling back to 43 northbound and delays at holt. typical stuff through the construction zone and increased tral times out there. that's a look at the morning commute, back to you. >> matt, thank you. melinda: right now, the battle for mosul continues. tim, what's the progress there? tim: iraqi troops are now within ten miles of mosul and getting closer every day. isis has control of mosul in northern iraq. iraqi and kurdish forces are working together to take back the city. they're reclaiming villages along the way forcing isis out. within the city, resistance fighters are battling isis militants. u.s. defense secretary ash carter is already looking ahead
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syrian city, the u.s. may be able to recover the remains of hostages who were murdered by isis, but for now, the focus is on mosul and the battles going on there. ben, over to you. ben: new this morning, a driver loses control and runs into a retirement home in california. that crash killed a 96-year-old man who was sleeping inside the home. police say the driver ran a stop sign then hit the building. investigators say he was not the crash. now people in that retirement home are remembering the man who was killed. >> it was a shock, we all got up this morning and we all had notes under our door that an accident had occurred during the night. the shock is you could be laying in your bed and all at once something happens it's catastrophic. ben: that neighbor says the man lived in a memory care unit. two other residents were affected by the crash, they have been moved to other rooms.
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pennsylvania. a man there found an urn full of ashes on his front porch. the gold box was labeled with the name john hardison and came with a note. it reads, michelle and dread, your better half remains. that doesn't make any sense to the homeowner. he says he's baffled by the ashes and the local coroner is puzzled too. ben: a new uber service in texas, mobile flu shots. the company offered free flu shots to customers in houston. registered nurse to administer the shots. 16 other major cities took part in the health promotion. uber said on twitter that there was a big demand for the new feature. that is neat. >> a little girl puts counties in a toy dispenser and got a plastic capsule filled with drugs to treat blood pressure
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how does that happen? it happened at a pizza restaurant. >> today is the day for the comfort food. meat loaf, chili. it is one of those days. windy and rainy. this is a rainstorm in place for thunder. it is in fond du lac county and ripen getting in on the rain. just to the west of oakfield and the city of fond du lac. this is a very heavy rain. as we slip to the south it is lighter. it is picking up in intensity. i heard from kay in western
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half inch of rainfall. we are going to 1-2 inches for much of southern wisconsin. low pressure is pulling across northern illinois and keeping southern wisconsin in the rain shield through the day today and tonight. windy and rainy as we hold in the upper 40s. gusty winds, especially along the lake, gusting up to 30 miles per hour. so we continue with the periods of rain this morning. we are here at 10:00, most of the heaviest of the rain in the ea this is noon, light to moderate rainfall. 2:00 hour in the afternoon, lighter near the illinois border, heavy showers to the east and north overall. 6:00 tonight, running the wipers. now the showers are lighter in the evening hours but persisting until the storm system pulls off and away. rainfall between now and tonight.
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upper 40s to 50. 42 for tonight. the winds die down. 53 tomorrow. fairly nice temperatures setting up for friday, saturday and sunday and monday. here is matt with the traffic. reporter: we have had troubles out there with the crashes. 94 westbound at 25th street. the delays back to the marquette interchange and 43 northbound as marquette interchange to 25th street nothing but brake lights. those delays spilled back to national avenue on northbound 43, 94. we have a report of a crash at 6th and holt on the south side. the travel times going up... that's a look at the morning commute, back to you.
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information about a fatal accident at a theme park in australia. wisn 12 news' tim elliott is following the latest details in the newsroom. tim? tim: police in australia say two young children were involved in the same accident that killed four adults. officials say it's a miracle the children survived. the two women killed were their mothers. two men also died in the accident at dreamworld. officials say the water ride was ending when two rafts collided. one flipped over, some conveyor belt, others were trapped underneath the raft. right now the theme park is closed indefinitely while officials investigate that accident. ben, back to you. >> thank you, tim. 6:52. ben: new this morning, a north carolina woman tries to teach her husband a lesson but it backfires. i love this story. she says she was trying to prove a point about the lottery being a waste of money so she bought a
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why not? that ticket turned out to be a winner worth a million dollars! she opted to take a lump sum, more than $400,000 after taxes. melinda: wow, lucky. new this morning, an airport in california is getting a high-tech boost. their newest customer service workers are robots. >> hi, my name is norma. i am here for the interview. melinda: they are givinger the robots talk in the promo video made by the san jose airport but they can't talk to passengers yet. right now, the robots carry a giant touch screen that helps people check in, navigate the airport and more. airport officials say they serve silicon valley travelers so it's only right to have high-tech customer service. ben: new this morning, a message in a bottle finds its way home more than 50 years after it was dropped in the ocean.
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in the turks and caicos islands north of the dominican republic. he spotted the bottle buried in the sand and opened it up. he found a soggy note and was able to pick out a few words. buffington eventually tracked down the daughter of the person who sent the message. >> and it just hit me, it was my # father's writing and i was shocked. the significance of the bottle was not lost on >> that is dedication to tram her down. he went all the way to new hampshire to deliver the message. paula pierce says she's thrilled to have a piece of her father back. melinda: wisn 12 news time is 6:54. adopt, don't shop. that's the message from the milwaukee area domestic animal control commission. madacc is extending their summer "adoptapolooza" into the fall in an effort to encourage you to fall in love this fall and adopt. through november 8th, you can go home with an adult cat or a pit bull type mix and save money.
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adult cats and there's a $45 adoption fee for pit bull mixes. >> a lot of people don't think about a person that would adopt a pit bull, when you realize what a pit bull is, it is a dog like other dogs. melinda: madacc is in west milwaukee, near 38th and burnham near burnham park. wisn 12 news time now is 6:55 >> first, a live look outside. yikes. gross, wet, raining out there this morning. we are tracking the storms. matt and sally back in a moment with a check on the roads and morning forecast.
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we are singing right now. i love this song. this is country superstar luke bryan! he's nominated for entertainer of the year at the 50th annual cmas. the cmas are one week from tonight. you can watch the show live at 7:00 p.m. only right here on wisn 12. russ feingold: i'm russ feingold and i approve this message. vo: keep them working... that's senator ron johnson's plan for seniors. he supports privatizing social security and wants to raise the retirement age so seniors have to keep working until they're seventy. he also has a plan for medicare... turn it into a voucher program and add means testing -- so seniors pay more out of pocket or are left without coverage altogether.
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>> good morning. we have trouble because of the wet pavement out there. crash 9d 4 westbound 25th street
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interchange and they are with you solid from the marquette on out. spilling back to 94 northbound. you are seeing that. delays pretty much everywhere right now. >> i am glad to be at work this morning. windy, raining throughout the day. 1-2 inch rainfall by tonight. some locations to the north a little more. gusty winds. remove the leaves from the storm drains. heavy rains north in fond fond du lac county. the heavy rain is moving in. windy, raining all day long. temperatures in the mid to upper 40s to around 50 degrees. >> i hope jeremy is back inside.
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>> took 12 news everywhere you go. >> departmental pumpkin good morning, america. fast freeze. a big chill moving into the northeast just days after 80-degree temperatures. plus, more snow on the way. half a foot now in the forecast. also this morning, the fight to the finish. donald trump obamacare and vice president biden. >> biden wants to take me to the back of the barn, me. i'd love that. >> as trump's famous surrogate newt gingrich takes on the media and megyn kelly. >> he's not a sexual predator. >> that's your opinion. i'm not taking a statement. >> you are fascinated with sex. >> what she then says to him. >> excuse me, mr. speaker. >> while hillary clinton lines up another big endorsement and looks to dance her way to victory in just 13 days.


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