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ben: shots fired overnight outside a local apartment complex. one woman is dead and another is seriously hurt. the search underway right now for the person who pulled the trigger. melinda: plus: it's called the doomsday clock and it may be getting closer to midnight. why atomic scientists are meeting today to talk about threats to global security. ben: but first, let's take a live look outside. our mild fall temperatures z
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we're tracking when cooler air returns and some patchy fog. >> 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 tuesday, november 15th. let's start with the forecast. meteorologist sally severson is in the weather center. sal. >> a little pea soup across portions of southern wisconsin. 48 at the airport. a pleasant afternoon yesterday. the temperatures made it up to 59. visibility is low in kenosha and improving in west bend. a half mile in waukesha. take it easy. visibility is good here in the city. the planner for today then by 9:00 if you are experiencing the fog, beginning to improve rapidly and going up to the 50s with partly cloudy skies today. in fact, more clouds than the
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on the traffic watch 12. see the fog that sal is talking here at 43, 94, 142. it is thick out there. the drive times are all in the green at this hour. 4 minutes northbound from the hale up to the zoo. ben: new from overnight, one woman is dead and another is hurt after a shooting in milwaukee. tim is live in the newsroom with the latest on the case. tim. tim: ben, police are calling this a case of domestic violence. the shooting was reported near 70th and glenbrook, which is just north of brown deer road. police swo in the parking lot near an apartment complex. a 30-year-old died at the scene. a 57-year-old is being treated at froedert hospital this morning. police tell wisn 12 news the shooter is still on the run. investigators think the suspect is related to one of the victims. again, they are calling this domestic violence related. streets in the neighborhood are back open this morning. i'll pass along new information
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newsroom. back to you. >> thank you, tim. wisn 12 news time now is 5:32. adjusting the so-called doomsday clock. a group of atomic scientists will meet today to decide whether to move the symbolic clock forward. right now it's set at three minutes to midnight showing how close the world supposedly is to catastrophe. several members of the scientific board that sets the clock say they have concerns about president-elect donald trump's comments on the iran nuclear deal. if that deal ends, they might decide to move the clock closer melinda: this morning, house speaker paul ryan is weighing in on some of president elect trump's first decisions. just days ago trump announced that reince priebus will serve as his chief of staff. priebus is from wisconsin and has served as chairman of the republican national committee. while on a janesville radio show, ryan said he approves of the choice. >> hiring reince as his chief of staff is a perfect indication of our new president's desire to
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congressman says he's spoken to trump almost every day since the election and that they're working together. ben: this morning a study is underway to find out if the wisconsin's new voter id law caused the state's lowest voter turnout in 20 years. faculty at uw-madison are studying the voter numbers in wisconsin. milwaukee had 41,000 fewer votes than in 2012, that's according to the city election commission. many counties saw a drop in voters but it was especially bad in milwaukee and dco they're also the counties with the most low income voters. this is the first election that required a photo id. >> we heard anecdotal remarks about people who just didn't show up to vote because they were afraid they didn't have the proper id. what this study will do will move us from those anecdotes to actual hard data and facts. ben: a uw-madison professor is leading the study. they'll reach out to people who didn't vote and find out why. melinda: looking ahead now,
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talk about technology, diversity and more. brad smith will go on the issues with mike gousha today. the lecture is open to the public but you have to register online ahead of time. ben: looking ahead, it's a chance for you to weigh in on the future of parks in milwaukee county. hillary mintz is live with a look ahead. hillary? reporter: we are actually downtown milwaukee here and we are going through how to weigh in on t think about what you like to do in the parks and for the future, then slash link, click on the first link here and going to the milwaukee county parks. this is the survey. parks with purpose. it is part of the ten year master plan. now they say on here it takes about 20-25 minutes. scroll down and you are getting all of the questions here.
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agree to strongly disagree or not sure. i want to mention a couple of these. things like preserve open space and the environment. you can agree or december disagree. con ver vacation. special events. hard surface. the list goes on. those are some of the items in h you have until friday to do the survey. go to >> helpful information. thank you. melinda: new this morning, today is a day to celebrate and get educated about recycling. it is america recycles day. a local and national effort to increase awareness about recycling.
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goes in the bins and where it is going and helping the environment. we got a look at milwaukee's materials recycling facility. america's recycle day is a local and national effort to increase awareness about recycling. here in milwaukee, there is a free tour of the recycling facility or log on to social media to get your questions answered. the department of public works is promoting 12 days >> not just to care about recycling but thinking about it every day and making sure you are recycling right and knowing that it protects the people that work with the repsychables. >> as for the tour, it is
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and wear closed toe shoes if you are going. the tour takes about an hour. live on the east side where they are ready to go with the recycling here, you can also learn about recycling tonight at the tip a canoe library. the experts will be there to talk about what they do and answer your questions. ben: starting today, you have a new place to shop in west milwaukee. a new sendik's store is opening on miller park way near mitchell the ribbon cutting is happening just in time for your thanksgiving grocery list. the ceremony starts at 10:00 a.m. this store will employ 140 people. sendiks has plans to open five more stores in the next 15 months. >> wisn 12 news time is 5:38. changes to the vegas strip. melinda: coming up after the break, the added attraction you might notice the next time you travel to sin city. ben: plus, concerns over holiday shipping. the looming strike that could impact people shipping packages
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melinda: new this morning, a plane forced to zig-zag through the sky. ben: it was trying to avoid a drone in the middle of its path. this happened in canada over lake ontario. officials say the plane had to make sudden movements to avoid the drone. none of the passengers were hurt but two flight attendants had minor injuries. ben: news that could affect your online shopping this holiday season. melinda: 1200 ups employees may go on strike. the group of air cargo mechanics have voted and want to go on strike, but first they have to get the approval of a federal mediator. if that happens, the union would have to wait 30 days before they strike. the workers are protesting against three years without a pay raise. ben: new this morning, taco bell makes it strip. i have never been there. you have been? >> several times. >> worth it? >> not taco bell. >> well, wait until you hear about this. taco bell cantina sells alcohol. it also offers what the company hopes will be a unique atmosphere with vip lounges and a dedicated space for a dj. it is ve vegas.
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chicago. >> all right. ben: wisn 12 news time is 5:42. a campus protest ends with violence. melinda: the consequences one man is facing for tackling another man and sending him falling down some stairs. ben: plus, a turkey escapes the thanksgiving table and learns to love humans. the behavior that's getting this bird compared to man's best
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>> we have patch combri pea soup across southern wisconsin and visibility in some of the spots a half mile or less in the usual spots, li you can see visibility half mile in waukesha and watertown. three tenths up near in marsh. patchy fog is around early today. we are going to be mild through friday with temperatures thursday and friday in the 60s and ben, i high light the late week storm and when the cold air
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>> ben: another round of protests over last week's election results. tim is live in the newsroom this morning with new information. tim. tim: today marks one week since donald trump was elected as the country's next president. thousands of students across the country protested the outcome yesterday. more than 5,000 students walked out of class in seattle at high schools and middle schools. many of those students then gathered at a park and held a rally. it wasn't the only student protest in seattle yesterday. college students held a peaceful protest too. students walked out of hig schools in los angeles and denver too. more than 1,000 students left class in l.a. and hundreds in denver marched to the state capitol. back to you in the studio. >> tim, thank you. melinda: new this morning, a protester on ohio state's campus gets tackled. take a look. a man runs down the stairs and jumps at the anti-trump protester. this cell phone video was posted by ohio state's student newspaper. the protester was knocked to the ground.
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not seriously. campus police arrested the man who attacked him. melinda: new this morning, two officials in a west virginia town are facing backlash after a facebook post. it insults first lady michelle obama and calls her an ape. there's a petition calling for the two women to be fired. one is a mayor in clay county, the other works at a non-profit funded by federal and state dollars. ben: a police officer in michigan is suspended after showing up at an anti-trump rally and flying the confederate flag. the police officer was off-duty at the time. witnesses say he pulled up with a confederate flag then got out of the car and opened up a beer. police in traverse city are investigating to find out if he broke any rules. ben: new this morning, a fight breaks out at a ukrainian parliament meeting. it turned from a war of words into a physical fight when one leader accused another of working with russia. that leader hit the speaker. they had to be pulled apart. then the speech resumed only for another fight to break
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after the second fight, one of the men was removed from the meeting. >> new this morning, an 18-year-old who graduated from high school just months ago will soon help decide that school's future. last week he was elected to the school board. he's the youngest elected official in west michigan. his opponent for the seat was about 20 years older than him. now the newest board member says he wants to give students a voice and use education to unite the community. >> education has the potential issues that democrats and republicans in the state can work on solutions. melinda: right now he's a freshman at a college near his hometown alpine township. he won the election by 44 votes. congratulations to him. >> good for him. >> patchy fog.
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afternoon? >> i did. >> we made it up to 59 degrees. i may have under forecasted the highs in the next couple of days. ben: we'll take it. sally: this morning 47 degrees at the airport. a little wrinkle with the patchy fog showing up. some of the fog is over the high-rises. two miles at the airport. lower acrosswalk sha and county. we have foggy spots up in the marsh areas. take it easy with the low beams and the slow speeds in the fog. the clouds are stubborn as well. more clouds than the sunshine. there is a boundary to the north and to the west. it is keeping a few clouds around and patchy fog tonight and early wednesday morning. the temperatures have been climbing.
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a little cooler west bend. 45 kenosha. keeping our eye on the late week storm. later friday and into saturday. now it is appearing that the snow is a good bet across portions of minnesota up into the arrowhead and a mix is possible for much of northern wisconsin and cold rain as well. now this storm again several days off. we are keeping a close eye on the system. it is bringing us wind and cold state. so today through lunchtime mostly cloudy skies. we'll make it up to 56, 57 degrees. overnight tonight patchy fog. form i think we get a little more sunshine on deck, especially in the afternoon. on the way to pleasant highs thursday and friday pre-cold front into the 60s. 43 important. we are easily talking about low
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but that cold front friday night is going to change all of that. >> sal, thank you. ben: new this morning, police in houston say a man is alive after escaping from his burning car. this was the scene over a freeway yesterday. the man reportedly jumped out of the car. firefighters were able to put the flames out a few minutes later. no word yet on how badly the driver is hurt. melinda: wisn 12 news time is 5:52. right now, wildfires are raging across parts of the southeast. tim is here this morning with tim. tim: in all, 43 fires are burning across eight states including north carolina and tennessee. 5,000 firefighters are working to get the flames under control. some have traveled from as far as alaska to help. hundreds of people have been forced out of their homes as the fires get dangerously close. many of the fires are still spreading right now. officials say some of these fires were deliberately set.
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back to you. tim, thank you. after a massive earthquake in new zealand, thousands are stranded. land slides are blocking the roads in the area and leaving the towns cut off. two people were killed in the 7.8 quake and strong after shocks are shaking the island. the prime minister is saying billions of dollars in damage. >> north carolina is still dealing with the after math of hurricane matthew. that is down from two thousand roads. now d.o.t. workers are working to figure out why the roads washed out and how to prevent it. >> new this morning, a stray turkey found a home at an animal sanctuary in california. leon acts more like a dog than a bird.
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and someone brought him to the sanctuary. he's not a normal turkey. >> last week we were just really, really submit within the fact that he likes to be pet and be this close to human beings after being through so much unknowns as a stray. o >> that is so interesting. he plays games with the workers. he was rescued just in on a thanksgiving table because he's probably yummy. he'll live out his days -- >> you can't say yummy. he's got a name. >> he's probably yummy r. what are you doing on thanksgiving? eating a turkey. >> he's hanging out and getting the love. >> well, we are not eating leon,
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>> a two-year-old boy forms a special friendship with the trashman. he dressed up like james for halloween. they have been meeting by the curb for a year and a half now. >> it is usually he's eating breakfast and he hears it and we stop and run >> i get excited. man, will he be there. >> he's excited to have someone waiting to see him every monday. >> fall clean up is in full swing. >> the looming deadline that impacts you that still have to rake the leaves. >> hillary clinton's presidential campaign is over but her plane is still flying
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>> welcome back. ride sharing company lyft is replacing the signature mustache. >> they are going to use a light box to help you find the right vehicle on the dark streets. it is a specific color on the
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>> warren buffet's company baukt stakes in major airlines. they have avoided the sector in the place. he disclosed he's purchased 21.8 million shares of american, more than six million delta shares and four and a half million shares of united. >> some of theri accepting apple pay. >> filing for bankruptcy for the second time. the clothing manufacture guilden active wear agreed to to 66 million dole lars deal to acquire the assets and the inventory from american apparel.
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>> good morning, thank you for waking up with us on "wisn 12 news this morning." i'm ben wagner. >> i'm melinda davenport. it is 6:00, november 15th. right now on "wisn 12 news this morning", a young girl hit and killed on the walk to church and the service planned later today. >> brendon dassey on the verge of becoming a free man. >> first to a look outside. >> sal. sally: you shall you are seeing the fog across the area. patchy and variable. the visibility at the station, we look out over the campus and toward the lake, 47 degrees, light winds. visibility, now, it is better to the north, but 3/10st of a mile


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