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some cool temperatures today as you get ready for the weekend. we're tracking which are the best days to make outdoor plans. good morning and welcome to "wisn 12 news this morning." i'm ben wagner. melinda: and i'm melinda davenport. it's 5:30 on this friday, november 11th. sally is under the weather today. so let's get a check of the forecast with meteorologist jeremy nelson. good morning, jeremy. jeremy: good morning, how about that record high yesterday 66 degrees in milwaukee. nothing like that in store for today. we fell into the 40s overnight and not recovering even with the sunshine mixed with the clouds. 48 degrees right now. above milwaukee a few clouds are filling in, a mix of sun and clouds this morning. the low 40s inland. mid to upper 40s and 50 in racine at the moment. we are going to drop a couple more degrees before going up to
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throughout the afternoon. the north winds 10-20 miles per hour. it is a little chilly out there. we talk about the weekend forecast coming up. first to the commute with matt. >> jeremy, the drive payment and light volume and full freeway speeds. the travel times is showing an easy ride out there. that's a look at the morning commute, back to you. ben: our big story this morning, huge crowds gather in downtown milwaukee protesting president-elect donald trump. tim is here with us now. tim, the protest turned violent at one point. tim: there were some punches thrown as protesters clashed with trump supporters. while the protest and march was going on at red arrow park, a trump supporter showed up with his children.
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see. after exchanging some heated words with protesters that man , that trump supporter, was pepper-sprayed by one of the protesters. that's when the fists starting flying, but police say most of the crowd was peaceful as they gathered and marched in the streets. police sell wisn 12 news that no one was hurt or people we spoke to at the protest say they know the demonstration won't change the election results, but they wanted to show their frustration. over to you. >> tim, thank you. melinda: and new from overnight, people in madison also took to the streets showing their dissatisfaction with the election. hundreds of people marched to the state capitol overnight. they held signs and chanted to make their voices heard. police say this was a peaceful protest. officers were at the scene the entire time. some of those protesters said they will continue to fight against trump for the next four
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protests across the country overnight. police in portland, oregon say it turned into a riot when protesters broke windshields. someone used a bat to smash a woman's windshield and other vehicles had windows shattered during the protests. protesters also blocked streets in portland. melinda: right now, president-elect donald trump is looking ahead to his time in office. yesterday he was at the white house meeting with president am the transition of power and the responsibilities that come along with being president. obama promised to help trump be successful and trump had some kind words for obama. >> i very much look forward to dealing with the president in the future, including counsel. >> it is important for all of us, regardless of party and regardless of political preferences, to now come together, work together to deal with the many challenges that we face. melinda: first lady michelle obama and melania trump also met
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both meetings are traditional parts of passing the torch on to the next first family. ben: wisn 12 news time is 5:34. new from overnight, a greenfield home is damaged after a car crashed into it. it happened around 8:00 last night near 92nd and plainfield. police say an suv lost control, went through a fence, rolled over, and crashed into a house. you can see what is left. there were people inside the house at the time, but no one was hurt. police say alcohol may have been a factor in the crash. melinda: looking ahead now, lawmakers will talk about milwaukee's water supply and how to keep your family safe. hillary mintz is live at city hall with a look ahead. good morning, hillary. reporter: good morning, the water task force is meeting this morning at 9:00 a.m. and the goal is finding solutions to a lead problem possibly lurking underground. the water in milwaukee is safe
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could allow the chemical to seep in. this morning they are expected to talk about the water additives to prevent the lead leeching into the water and updates on the public water filters. the protestor are calling for the city to do more. long term fix means replacing all of the lead lateral pipes and that takes years. for now, we are live outside of city hall >> hillary, thank you. >> today is veterans day. there are many businesses offering free services to veterans, including the harley davidson museum. military gets free admission for the weekend. there is a ceremony at the war memorial at 10:30 this morning. ben: later today, macy's is inviting people to write letters to santa and drop them off at
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the make-a-wish campaign. for every letter dropped off or filled out online, the store donates one dollar to make-a-wish. today the mayfair macy's is kicking off the campaign with a pep rally featuring the bucks dancers and bango. ben: wisn 12 news time is 5:36. deputies in florida jump into action when their suspect needs help. melinda: the unexpected twist in this chase that ended with deputies performing cpr and saving a life. ben: plus, a symbol of freedom ends up trapped. inside a storm drain. and what's happening to the bird
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>> happy friday. welcome back to "wisn 12 news this morning." we scan the skies and dry conditions out there, just a few clouds moving in to metro milwaukee. it is much cooler today. yesterday the record highs in the mid 60s. not today. it is back to reality. we are about 46, 47 degrees and maybe sneaking up to 50 at midday. i will let you how much we warm
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>> jeremy, thank you. melinda: new this morning, what started with florida deputies chasing a suspect turned into a rescue mission. ben: the car was connected to a shoplifting investigation so deputies started chasing. eventually the man jumped out of the car and ran through some trees into a retention pond. he started struggling and two deputies jumped in to help. when they pulled him to shore, the man didn't have a pulse. deputies performed cpr and saved his life. now the suspect is thanking those deputies. >> also new this morning, a semi truck catches fire in california and causes a bigger problem. melinda: the flames quickly spread from the truck to the grass nearby. the fire covered about an acre. fire crews put that fire out about an hour later. it caused a traffic headache for people in the city of industry, california. >> an american symbol ends up trapped in a drain. ben: we're talking about a bald eagle. a crowd cheered as the eagle was pulled from the drain in florida. wildlife experts say two eagles
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drain. you can see one was able to fly away on its own. the other had to be pulled out. after a check-in with a vet, the bird will be set free. >> wisn 12 news time is 5:41. boycotting new balance. melinda: people are burning the shoes and sharing the evidence on social media. why they're lashing out against the company. ben: and a walk in the woods turns into a presidential encounter. the powerful people one hiker encountered and why her story is
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>> we take a live look outside. you are watching "wisn 12 news this morning" at 5:44. a few clouds have filled in across metro milwaukee and the winds from the north and chilly conditions statewide. take a look to the north near
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the season. a hint of winter up there. we look at the temperatures for today and the weekend forecast coming up. you don't want to miss that. now to matt headed to news chopper 12. >> yep, pulled into the spot at the airport. if you are pulling out your parking spot, decent. 894 at lincoln there are vehicles on the shld system. that's a look at the morning commute, back to you. we'll check back in news chopper 12 coming up just a bit. melinda: protests against president-elect donald trump are sweeping the country. last night they made it to milwaukee. one group estimates
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tim, you have been following the latest information? >> yes, the protests were mostly peaceful. the protests were mostly peaceful except for one fight that broke out. some parents brought young children to see the protests. protesters told wisn 12 news that they know marching won't change the outcome of the election, but they want to make their voices heard. no one was hurt or arrested in the event. ben? ben: two civil war monuments in virginia have been defaced the monuments are to jefferson davis and matthew fontaine maury, both confederate leaders. someone spray painted the statue with the message your vote was a hate crime. police in richmond, virginia are looking for the people responsible. ben: donald trump has responded to the protests via twitter. he sent out this message last night. he called the election very open and successful while saying professional protesters are responsible for the
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he sent out another tweet, this called the protests very unfair. melinda: protests are now breaking out against the shoe maker new balance because of their stance on donald trump. an executive for the company says he supports donald trump and his stance on the trans-pacific partnership. some people say that trade deal would hurt american jobs. customers have started posting videos on social media showing them burning new balance shoes. ben: now that he's president-elect, donald trump's clothing line will not be back the store dropped trump's clothing line last year. macy's ceo says they have no plans to bring the line back. he says if hillary clinton were to start a clothing line they wouldn't carry that either because they don't want to make a political statement. melinda: hillary clinton hasn't made any public appearances since she conceded to trump, but she was spotted in the woods near her new york home. a hiker who is also a clinton supporter says she ran into the former candidate while walking in the woods.
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former president bill clinton. the hiker posted pictures online hoping it would make disappointed democrats smile. >> you know, i think it was a dark day for a lot of people yesterday, so this is a hopeful and encouraging moment for me, that is really why i posted the picture at all. melinda: the hiker said clinton asked about her daughters but didn't talk politics. >> wisn 12 news time is 5:48. we feature a lot of different athletes who do amazing things, but tim, every now and then one comes along that just steals your heart. >> you know i love the stories like this. this one i am so excited about. >> the talent he has is amazing. >> that is one proud coach talking about the star athlete that is quietly making the noise
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university of milwaukee track team. and how he is succeeding is a story worth sharing. ben: tim, you've been working on this for some time now. tim: yeah, and we are saving the best for tonight. tough watch tonight at 10:00. he's not defined by his disability. amazing way he's beating all of the odds this will leave you feeling good. >> i am not excited about the cold. well, still a little warmer. >> there is a chill in the air today. >> reacquaint yourself with the gear. yesterday it was a record setting day with a high of 66.
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now, the weekend as we look ahead, dry and seasonal. we get to that in the 7 day forecast and a storm system late next week and delivering the rain, windy conditions to the area, but in the short term, for veterans day today, cooler temperatures, just 50 degrees midday. chilly breeze from the morning throughout the afternoon. a couple of extra layers, a fleece or a jacket or coat for the kids to the bus stop. the current condition 48 degrees. north breeze 5-10 miles per hour. clouds are filling in at the moment. above the third ward it is currently mostly cloudy. we have a mix of sun and clouds for the day. upper 40s. maybe 50 degrees midday or early afternoon. it is a struggle to get there with the north breeze delivering in the cooler air at 10-20 miles per hour. for tonight, the winds are settling down and clear skies, it is the coldest night of the season.
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we stay just above 32. a bet of a hard freeze in some of the locations. here is your weatherwatch 12 week ahead, the weekend forecast is suntastic saturday and sunday. 60 degrees again on sunday afternoon. monday a touch cooler. a few clouds on tuesday. low 50s wednesday and thursday. a storm system friday and saturday. >> thank you. melinda: new this morning, a look inside pulse nightclub in orlando while authorities searched the club. wisn 12 news' tim elliott has the details. tim? tim: the orange county sheriff's office in florida released the bodycam footage. this was taken hours after the attack that killed 49 people at the lgbt nightclub. officers were searching the club and laying out stretchers for victims. this video has been edited to avoid showing bodies of those
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omar mateen was the gunman that night in june. he was shot and killed by police. ben, back to you. ben: pulse nightclub could soon belong to the city of orlando. the city has negotiated a deal to buy the club for two and a quarter million dollars. it would be turned into a permanent memorial to the victims. orlando's city council has to sign off on the deal. they'll consider it next week. melinda: new this morning, canadian police have arrested two people accused of murdering an american tourist. last week julian jones was visiting toronto with some friends for a bachelor party. police say that after 2:00 a.m., they were attacked outside a bar. >> well, patrons were exiting the lounge, the deceased and the friends were set upon a group of males that wanted to fight. the deceased became separated from the friends. melinda: police say jones was found unconscious a short time later and died at a hospital. jones' father says he was about to graduate from college and was
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two men are facing second-degree murder charges. ben: new this morning, a family in florida is thankful after their dog survived an alligator attack. this is hazel. her family thought they'd lost her when a gator dragged her into a canal near their home. the family threw rocks at the alligator hoping it would let hazel go. when that didn't work they tried something else. > at that point, my dad laid down, mom grabbed his ankles. he reached for the dog, pulled it out oe the gator finally let go. ben: they rushed hazel to the vet. the dog is recovering now and will survive. neighbors say they see gators as long as eight feet in the canal but that so far, officials haven't done anything about it. melinda: today on ellen the creator of the broadway smash hit hamilton stops by and helps ellen rap about some everyday situations. >> you know when you get a shopping cart with the wheel
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?? >> sriracha, ciroc vodka, can't find it in the supermarket i gocha fall on the floor squeaky wheel please clean up on aisle four. melinda: you can hear more of lin-manuel miranda's freestyling today at 4:00 on ellen. then stick around for wisn 12 news at 5:00 with patrick and toya. >> green bay packers are accepting the raise money for those in need. >> players are signing autographs on monday night and the fans are asked to donate a minimum of $20 and aaron rodgers is matching the donations during the signing and the names of the player announce the tuesday before each of the event. the first is monday with blake martinez and jake. >> battling drug addiction.
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prevent abuse. >> plus, flames at a petroleum facility and serious concerns about the community's water supply because of this fire.
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>> another strong day is expected on wall street. >> yes the dow climbed over 200 points to 19,000 high. this comes after news of
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administration. the s&p up 4. tech stocks dropped slightly as the nasdaq fell 1%. >> a possible lifeline for 2,000 workers at gm that face the layoffs in january. the head of the union is saying they could be placed at other factories. on wednesday, gm announced the pink slips at factories in ohio and michigan. >> a federal judge is laying out the a.m.son by kids without per mis. they have to send out notices on the refund procedure. similar rulings were issued against apple and google, all three now require a password for app purchases. >> the second in command at twiter is now leaving the company.
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replaced by the chief financial officer. the twitter stock fell 3% after the hours trading. they are cutting 9% of the work force and cutting the app vine. >> 5:59. the news continues right now. >> good morning, welcome to "wisn 12 news this morning." i'm ben >> i'm melinda davenport. right now on "wisn 12 news this morning", streets in milwaukee blocked by protestor, news chopper 12 followed the march throw downtown and how the president-elect is responding to the scenes around the country. >> dozens of people waking up in a strange place after a fire at the apartment complex and who is stepping in to help out the families. >> first, to the forecast and the morning commute.
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12. and jeremy nelson is in for sally. >> we are tracking the cooler conditions. we have a north breeze across the area that is pushing the colder temperatures down to the south, no record warmth for today. it is back to reality and the normals for mid november. it is currently 50 deeds. the wind gusts though 24 miles per hour in 30s to the north. 40s. and 50 in milwaukee. the bus stop forecast wear the fleece or extra layers. take a look at the ride home, we are not warming up, close to 50 degrees. a mix of sun and clouds. first, matt just launched. >> we have launched, we are burleigh and 41.

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