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key. they are less likely to be near sighted. i was outside of the time and i have really thick contacts. 5:00. the news continues right now. >> good morning, welcome to "wisn 12 news this morning." >> i'm melinda davenport. ben has 5:00, december 2nd. a busy day for election workers across the state. the late ets on the recount and the one county is that already turned in the results. >> the milwaukee county sheriff under scrutiny, the reason a supervisor wants him out and how sheriff clarke is responding. >> first to the commute and weather. >> now to a check on the forecast with jeremy nelson.
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network closely. the rain and snow showers are moving through and lingering near the state line areas in walworth and kenosha county and pel lake and twin lakes, in this area, a passing rain or snow shower. we look toward downtown racine, it is dry at the moment there. 36 degrees. a west to northwest breeze at 7. as the kids go out to stop, greeted by the cool conditions. as they return home, we talk about the rain, maybe a wient ri mix or snow in the sunday forecast. first though to the commute with matt. >> it is wet pavement around again, things are pretty good with the light volume out there. the lights are shining here. be careful out there as you are
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the travel times are looking good. that's a look at the morning commute, back to you. >> matt, thank you. the big story wisconsin's election recountry is continuing in day two. the election worker haves the task of recounting nearly 3 million votes in just 12 days. things got off to a slow start in hillary mintz is live with the latest. good morning, hillary. reporter: good morning, melinda. we are in front of the warehouse and at 8:00 the election workers are returning to recount 400,000 ballots electronically. yesterday there was unexpected delays starting out.
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machines. there was a problem on one of the machines and fixed in the afternoon that the counts began. the recount is being down by the poll workers and county workers. anyone can show up to observe the recount process, just bring a photo id. the deadline for finishing the recount is december 12th. there is a lot more work to be done here in milwa state. day two of the recount beginning here at 8:00 a.m. "wisn 12 news this morning." >> thank you, hillary. >> more than half of the counties in wisconsin are counting them by hand. menomee finished. graen party candidate gained 17.
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counting the ballots until mid night each night. >> all counties are expected to send the results to the commission each night. the commission is posting the updates online from the results from around the state. the deadline is december 12th. that's a day before the federal recount deadline. there are recounts requested in michigan and pennsylvania. those are also states thatru won. yesterday president-elect donald trump filed an objection to the recount in michigan. it can't start two days until after the objection is resolved. >> president-elect making the first stops on the thank you tour.
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>> president-elect donald trump is nominating for the defense department. at the first stop on the thank you tour, donald trump gives the crowd a peek at a nomination. >> we are going to appoint maddog as the secretary of defense. >> but general james congress would have to waive a require thament defense secretary be off active duty for at least 7 years. the surprise announcement came after a day in the midwest, trump visiting air conditioning manufacturer carrier with a message for the u.s. companies. >> companies are not going to leave the united states any more without consequences.
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coming soon and trump is narrowing the supreme court candidates down to three or four options. >> they are terrific people, brilliant people. >> today he's meeting with a number of people in new york. including john bolton. >> liz, thank you. wi wi governor walker is saying that the tour should be to wisconsin. the specifics are still unclear. the governor plans to attend the president-elect's stops. >> 5:06. right now, calls for the milwaukee county sheriff to step down. this comes after the deaths of four people at the county jail. now wisn 12 news tim elliott is
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>> he's demanding that sheriff clarke resign before more people die at the county jail. since april 3rd died at the jail. he says he and the board have repeatedly asked for more information into the investigation of these deaths and he's received no answers. >> he doesn't want to do his job, he's more interested in creating a public himself, he should resign from the office of the sheriff. >> 12 news reaches out to the sheriff, supervisor who, that sounds like a character in a science fiction comic book and he's upset i helped donald trump get elected. sheriff clarke met with donald trump and there is speculation he's being considered for a spot in the administration.
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an investigation into the deaths at the jail. >> tim, thank you. the u.s. housing secretary is coming to milwaukee to sherman park. u.s. housing secretary will join county executive chris abele and looking at the adult build program and addressing unemployment and lack of training forecloseded properties. >> later today, it is looking a little more like christmas at the state capitol. governor walker is lighting the tree. the tree was harvested in eagle river in far northern wisconsin. this is video from last year. it is on display throughout the holidays. >> speaking of holidays, it is feeling like them. >> yes, bundle up. jeremy, we are seeing some snow
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see snow on sunday, maybe enough to stick. the snow on the radar now is below the state line, lake geneva and twin lakes. this is not be enough to tick. the temperatures are a little too warm at the surface now. 32 in west bend. 32 waukesha. where we have the snow showers it is 34-35 degrees. 36 right now in milwaukee. the pavement is a little damp across the the flurries are exiting early on. seasonal. considering the average high is 38 degrees. we look ahead to the snow for the weekend coming up. first to the morning commute with matt. >> it is wet pavement out there. no reason to rush out there, the volume is very light. take it slower out there. right now though, nice and quiet. green everywhere on the traffic
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no reason to speed out there. if you are headed out right now... that's a look at the morning commute, back to you. >> thank you. the death toll is rising in tennessee where the wild fires destroyed thousands of acrers over the past week. tim is here with the updates. tim: the crews are battling the high winds and spoke as they search for the people missing in all climbed to 11 people after 3 more bodies were discovered. thousands have been evacuated. the crews have been working around the clock and putting out the brush fires and searching for survivors as well. some refusing to sleep at home. check out the photo here, the firefighters are sleeping on the sidewalk after returning from a 30 hour shift. investigators believe that this
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with charges on setting this fire that burned 65 acres. the governor of tennessee declared a state of emergency in help to help out the victims affected by the wild fire. >> thank you, tim. >> it is a year since one of the deadliest terror attacks in american history. >> why the investigators now believe they know what triggered the rampage. >> extra points for kree crate
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>> welcome back to "wisn 12 news this morning." 5:14. we take a look outside right now all is quiet in milwaukee. cloudy skies. pavement a little damp yet. the temperatures just above freezing. it is currently 36 degrees in the city. north west breeze at 8.
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feeling like 30 degrees. we talk about with changes in the forecast and they are big going through the next 7 days, highs in the 20s and rain and snow. first though, out the door with the morning drive with matt. >> right now, things are in decent shape out there. otherwise it is quiet across the system. no road work leftovers and full everything is moving at full freeway speeds. right now, 5 minutes from the hale up to the zoo. that's a look at the morning commute, back to you. >> matt, thank you. today marks a year since the deadly terrorist attack in san
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>> yes, new information, we are learning it may have been a christmas setting that triggered the attack a year ago today. emails discovered by the fbi reveal that the wife was upset that her husband was forced to go to the christmas work party as a practicing muslim. 14 people were killed. 22 others hurt when they opened fire at the meeting with assault rifles and they posted on facebook about isis. a moment of silence is planned for later today to remember the victims of that attack. >> tim, thank you. >> new, a tennessee woman is thanking the first responderings for doing more than saving her life a. dozen tornados swept through the state. five people died in the storm system. amber was caught in the tornado
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it took four hours to rescue amber and she was rushed to the hospital and gave birth to a healthy baby girl. >> i am just thank that god got us through this. >> amber's home was destroyed. the community is raising money and donations for her family. >> new this morning, getting into the holiday smirt and helping gingerbread houses are going on display. they were make by the baking and pastry arts program. we got a look at the creations. >> not only is the actual gingerbread and the candy and the icing to make it, but the students get to pick the designs and it is something they feel passionate about and give it all
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15, 20 or more hours to make each house. >> awards are given out in a ceremony on december 15th. visitors are bid on the gingerbread houses as part of>> silent auction and the proceeds are for scholarships to the students. >> the miller coors holiday display is back up this afternoon. the free show is $600,000 lights and saturday through december 17th. >> see the tree there, that is 150 kegs. >> what? >> neat. when in the brew city, this is what you get. >> i was there the other day, it is neat. go to visitor parking lot and they'll give you a tour and front row seats. if you walk in, you are not in front. if you take the tour, you are in front.
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inside information. >> and the inside scoop to the weather too. >> that is a bonus. >> well, it is looking good today for the holiday lights. different story, melinda is deciding if she should go to the game on sunday. >> it is going to snow for the game? >> yes. >> bundle up and go. >> yeah. >> i am encouraging everyone going to lambeau field, leave early. no snow out there this morning at least in milwaukee. they moved through overnight. we are mid 30s right now and warming up close to 40. the pavement is a little damp in waukesha. the temperature at 32. haven't had reports of icy spots but elevated surface or the sidewalk getting a little slick this morning. a couple of snow showers scooting near the state line
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not until sunday morning we see the snow across the area. we are going to jump ahead and talk about the futurecast. light snow on sunday morning across the state. some accumulation. it is on the light side but it is possible this could be the first measureable snow in milwaukee. otherwise cloudy skies. a little more impressive storm system aiming at the area with snow and chance of rain transitioning to snow, far and away t coldest air arriving on thursday and friday the highs in the 20s. you can get an early glimpse of that. the changes for next week. active for weeks two and three of december and bitter cold next thursday highs only in the 20s. we are going to feel the chill. >> that is cold, jeremy.
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shelton is ringing in the holiday system. >> celebrating 8 of the 12 days of christmas with ellen. >> doing a christmas album and now further and children's book. here is the back of it. >> so it is called? >> blake and his tiny little snake. [laughter] >> okay. >> that's a funny man. at 4:00, after ellen, stay tuned for wisn 12 news at 5:00 with toya and patrick. >> a cosy christmas cabin. >> how to get a deal on one of the most valuable homes in the north pole. >> a close call caught on camera. what a driver allegedly did wrong that forced a school bus
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>> good morning to you, kids.
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morning shout out from wauwatosa. wisn 12 is stopping by the classrooms throughout the school year. >> go to and click on the school shout outlogo. >> we are 3 weeks away from christmas. santa is not at the north pole this weekend. >> he's coming to wisconsin, dozens of santas downtown milwaukee. the santas are stopping at the local bars and it is underway tomorrow morning at 9:30. >> real estate site zillow added a listing. ooze>> the toy lovers paradise,
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$650,000. santa is living large. >> ho ho ho. >> all the toys. >> wisn 12 news time now is 5:25. faster internet across the state. >> coming up the plans to make sure you are connected. >> protecting the classmates, how a group of students from wisconsin are helping to make their campus a safer place for illegal immigrants. >> a live l we have a check in with matt after the break.
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melinda: right now on "wisn 12 newss historic election recount. the impact a tech glitch had here in milwaukee county. andy: plus, making sure more people in wisconsin stay connected. the new plan in the works this morning to expand high-speed internet to neighborhoods that don't have it. melinda: but first, weather watch 12 as we take a live look outside. roads might be slippery this morning after some overnight rain and flurries. we're keeping an eye on conditions. good morning and welcome to "wisn 12 news this morning." i'm melinda davenport. andy: and i'm andy choi.
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it's 5:30 on this friday, december 2nd. let's start with the forecast. here's meteorologist jeremy nelson in for sally. good morning, jeremy. jeremy: good morning. we start off with the radar network, still seeing a few snow showers slipping through parts of walworth and racine. it is jumping into northeast illinois. we are looking at clouds to linger. that is what we have downtown milwaukee right cathedral square, 36 degrees. the first cut forecast, we say good-bye to the flurries and clouds out there. highs near 40 by this afternoon. we search for a little more sunshine in the 7-day forecast. first to matt salemme to the roads. >> some of the roads are wet, dryer than when i drove in


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