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[captioning performed by the national captioning institute, which is responsible for its caption content and accuracy. visit ncicap.org ] [captioning made possible by wisn-tv] andy: right now on wisn 12 news this morning, a milwaukee woman thrown to the ground. her car gone in a flash. the warning she has for or drivers after a sudden attack plus, not even a a live in their lifetime, local students draw inspiration from dr. martin luther king, jr. and first a live look outside on this saturday morning. a chilly start to the day. we're timing out when the snow arrives tomorrow and how much you need to shovel. with that, good morning. and thank you for joining us on wisn 12 news this morning. 7:00 a.m. on this saturday, december 3rd. i'm andy choi.
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here is meteorologist jeremy nelson, good morning. jeremy: hey. the weekend is here. a live look outside of the weather window before when snow arrives. dry conditions this morning. clouds above downtown milwaukee. and the third straight day with mainly cloudy skies here across southeastern wisconsin. a chill in the air area, it is 33 degrees. the wind is almost 10 miles per hour. feels-like temperature or wind chill is down into the middle 20's. probably want an extra layer with the heavier coat this morning. the temperatures across the area, 32 in port washington, the same in racine. 31 in kenosha. now, this weekend here's what we're looking at. kind of a split decision. clouds around today. dry tonight. and then snow about rivals on sunday morning. you want to slow things down. andy: jeremy, thank you. this morning a milwaukee woman have a warning for other drivers
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a bump-and-run. around 74 and locust around 8:30 yesterday morning. the victim speaking on wisn 12 news with our ben hutchison about the sudden attack. >> she threw me to the ground, jumped in my car. i held onto my door. like, no! i didn't put up much of a fight. ben: the fast pieced and traumatic. the victim of a bump-and-run near 74th and locust on friday morning. a suspect, and a vehicle speeding off. hours later the s.u.vis found it in a parking lot and told her a 16-year-old is in custody. >> you can tell they had their -- blunts in my car. they had cigars. >> the suspects did steal anything. >> a $300 diaper bag. ben: and a thousand dollar camera. she is teaching lucky. minutes before her car was stolen she dropped off her 10-month-old baby at the
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reporter: gonzales feels violated. >> you're not going to camp me stopping if anyone hits my car again. i'm drive to a police station. but there is no way i'll get out of the car. andy: ben hutchison reporting. the woman is saying a few hours later the man and daughter dropped off her wallet. they found it on the ground. her license and debit cards inside. wisn 12 news time 7:03. later today election officials are expected toly state's presidential recount despite a lawsuit attempting to stop it. the recount is moving forward. yesterday a federal judge rejected a request to a hault. that request from groups supporting donald trump saying it is a violation of the constitutional rights to those who voted for donald trump. the court allowed the lawsuit to move forward scheduling a hearing for week. and clerks until 8:00 p.m.
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the green party and jill stein is paying for the recount. she and gary johnson picks up votes. they are blaming human errors. wisn 12 news time 7:03. we shall overcome. that quote from dr. martin luther king, jr. in 1974 when he accepted the noble peace price. this is the theme of we energy's speech contest. the top five students from kindergarten toh it is at 9:00 this morning that we energy public service building. the winners will be announced in january. and later today your family is invited to a new year's celebration by the hmong association in milwaukee. the first families came around 41 years ago. to mark the occasion, music,
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morning is the opening. big 12 sports a big day for badger football. buckie takes on penn state in the big 10 championship. questionable is quarterback and defensive lineman, both the head coach and penn state's coach won a big 10 coach of the year award. franklin was on the hotseat after a 2-2 start. but penn state will take the field with an eight-game winning streak . 46 1/2 points per game over the last five >> it is a team that is continually gotten better. and i think as a coach, i, you know, one of the things you strive for and hope for and want that your team is playing the best football at the end of the year. i don't know, it looks like to me that they are. it is a team that, that -- plays really hard and -- looks like they are playing with
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the championship. look for live reports tonight on wisn 12 news, including big 12 sports saturday at 6:30 p.m. to the pros now, aaron rogers and clay matthews boast listed at questionable for tomorrow' game against the texans. mike mccarthy expects both will play. the texans won their only previous appearance at lambeau in 2008. the last time the packers missed the playoffs. kickoff is at noon. today your family is invited lambeau field for the 11th annual festival of lights. starting at 5:00 tonight, you can visit with santa, make cards and listen to high school choirs. the tree lighting ceremony is at 6:30. it is free. you are encouraged to bring toys for tots. on the wisn 12 news holiday lights tour. we take a drive to 64th street in kenosha. they have holiday favorites
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lights you think we should highlight send us an e-mail at www.wisn.com. watch monday through friday at 10:00. wisn 12 news time 7:07. santa claus may wear red, but his elves wear brown, one of the busiest times of the years for u.p.s.. and mike anderson was inside of the local u.p.s. distribution center. they are busy and looking for help. mike: it is the busiest time of the year for parcel deliveries in america. and u.p.s. drivers are on the case like elves on santa's sleigh. in fact they could use some of santa elves and maybe you, too. u.p.s. anticipates 700 million packages between now and christmas and they have job opening. >> they are awesome
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money. how great is it to be santa's helper in brown. so it is a good opportunity. it is very flexible. it is outside, you're able to get a lot of exercise. mike: u.p.s. encourages customers to sign-up for my choice, allowing them to get an e-mail when their package arrives. there are other ways to keep your deliveries safe. >> we suggest that our customers try to get their customers rerouted to theiror being able to get the packages also rerouted to friends or family members. mike: and the advice that's good, get them ordered early. be certain they will make it in time for christmas. mike anderson, wisn 12 news. andy: mike, thank you. postal deadlines to keep in mind. the u.s. postal services saying december 15th is the last day for retail ground. the postal service first class mail deadline is december 20th.
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ground is december 16th. and u.p.s. has december 19th, three-day select. and many will shim up to december 23rd. but expect to pay a hefturous price. wisn 12 news time, 7:08. a five-k run with cookie breaks. a race today go the extra mile
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andy: welcome back to wisn 12 news this morning.
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it is 7:12 on this saturday morning, december 3rd. if you had to pick a day, saturday or sunday to do something outside, today would be the day. we will check win jeremy to see how the weekend is shaping up. 7:12. we have seen communities use drug needle exchanges to prevent the spread of h.i.v. ber more nudes to be done. according to centers for disease control, 54% of people injected drugs used the program in 2014. that's up for but the cdc is saying one out of three users reports sharing needles. one out of three cases of h.i.v. are by sharing needles. a drug may back program. the city of milwaukee teamed up with c.v.s. pharmacy and the milwaukee metropolitan district on the effort. through the program you can
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dispenser envelope. the post subject paid, you send it to the local police department. all of the drugs will be stored at the police station. wisn 12 news time 7:13. this morning a wish come true for one appleton teenager and she is all smiles. we share how the dentist changed this teen's life forever. reporter: it has been a long time coming. >> 17 years. >> reporter: but the day is here. >> she's dreamt. >> a few more minutes. mom is going to cry. >> i'm going to cry. reporter: today her daughter, 17-year-old, will finally have the smile she has always wanted. >> oh, my god. reporter: this is lexie before and now. the birth defect on her teeth is one insurances won't cover. so she's learned to deal with it. >> well, actually ever since i started growing my adult teeth in i always had it.
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with bully me for it. reporter: the doctor was inspired by the young, smart, and beautiful girl who wants to go to college and do big things in life. >> you are an angle. >> she decided to help her, free of charge. >> she happened to be -- a -- athlete and i was an appleton athlete 40 years ago. so it was my heart to help her as the best i could. >> as a single mom, she could not afford the procedure that of dollars. >> as a mom, you always want to see your kids dreams come true. you don't want to see them having to deal with a birth defect of some kind. to see her actual happening, and done by -- somebody with -- the kind of heart -- how do you thank that person? >> definitely something to smile about. andy: wisn 12 news time 7:15. the lakefront will be lined up
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video of the santa hustle. the 5-k race is open to runners of all ages. naughty or nice. everyone gets a free santa hat and beard. and there are cookie and candy stations on the course. it starts at 8:30 this morning. to benefits keep milwaukee beautiful. later your pet can have their picture taken with santa. the big man will be at the park in west allis from 9:00 until noon. each photo is ten dollars. procedures will be donated to animal groups. plus your family is invited to the -- invited to christmas at the park today in west allis. it starts at 4:00 and a christmas parade afterwards. going outside for a parade, today is the day. jeremy: today is the pick day of the weekend. dry weather. and sent ophustle, you said santa naughty or nice.
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has demons in his closet. jeremy: hopefully not on the 24th. andy: hopefully it doesn't effect, you know. jeremy: you may have done that. andy: santa is a fantastic guy. jeremy: well for you going down, let's look at the santa hustle. chilly conditions. i extra layers for the warmups. some people may be down there already, that's at 8:30 this morning. hey. it is december, it will be chilly out there. hot chocolate and spice things up at the end of may be down the already, that's at the race. the checklist for today. this is a pick day, maybe a glimpse was sunshine and a lot of clouds in the forecast. and sunday an inch or two of wet snow. slow down this is the first measurable snow of the season in milwaukee. and the plus side temperatures near or above freezing. most of the treated roadways should be wet. and wednesday through friday frigid weather. you want the winter gear on.
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milwaukee. a west to southwest breeze. and gray sky up there, the third straight day of cloudy to mostly cloudy skies now. we saw that wind in milwaukee that is close to 10 miles per hour. you factor that in. feels like only 26 degrees outside. the low 20s for the feels-like temperature in waukesha. and 20's to 30 degrees it feels like when you take the first step out the door. gray skies statewide earlier in the morning. maybe one or two flurries sprinkled in. overall we are expecting dry conditions for anyone traveling today. different story now on sunday. we're watching this batch of what is snow, wintery mix and rain through the plains. that's going to lift to the northeast, collide with the colder air that will settle in tonight, we are looking for light snow to develop on sunday and the key to travel, when will the snow start? how steady will it be? 4:00 a.m. on sunday, eastern part of the state, cloudy and dry. and through the timeline, this
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8:00 a.m. and that's when the light snow just starts to arrive here in the milwaukee metro area. green bay is still dry. and encourage you going to the packer game, just plan on leaving early, find something to do a couple of hours early in green bay, you don't want to dry through the snow, even though most of the roads wet. visibility could be reduced driving. 12:00 noon kickoff in green bay snowy. and snow for south central and eastern wisconsin. most o mid to early afternoon and when it does a light wintery mix or a couple of pocks of drizzle here across southeastern wisconsin. we look at a number of different computer models, i want to show you four of them. snow totals around an inch a right at two inches for milwaukee through 7:00 a.m. on sunday. our snow forecast looks like this, what you see is what you got. average it out, one to two inches across the area. early to mid morning and
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afternoon and temperatures near or above freezing tomorrow, treated surfaces should be in pretty good travel condition. cold weather that is lurking later in the seven-day forecast. and highs in the 20's with arctic air arriving on wednesday, thursday, and friday. let's take a look at this seven-day forecast. pretty active, we will have snow on sunday. a wild 36 degrees. that's late afternoon. 42 on monday. maybe a brief wintery mix on tuesday. and then that cold front will rush the chi through our area. 20's for highs. maybe snow showers on thursday. and look at the nighttime lows. the first time the season down into the teens. andy. andy: a coal one, thank you, jeremy. all right. taking a lunch break from the north pole. you can go later today to hangout with santa claus.
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andy: new this morning the police department of fort worth, texas. recruiting people to the force with the force. [ gunshots ] >> you are still jerking the trigger. >> hey. it is not as easy as it looks. [ gunshot ] >> well you are closer to target than i am. [ gunshot ] >> finally. >> you know what, i don't need you two. [ gunshot ] >> who referred you to us? andy: you might want to check your references. the department posted this recruitment video on the facebook page to encourage more
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may the force be with you. it has more than 5 million views. speaking of the force. the countdown continues for the release of "rogue one: a star wars" story, it opens in less than two weeks. the twitter page is counting down every day with images like the one posted yesterday. it is breaking sales record. the hollywood reporter is saying rogue one has brought in the biggest number of presale tickets for 2016. $130 million mark on december 16th. wisn 12 news time 7:25. 'tis the season for snow and winter parking rules. up next on wisn 12 news this
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andy: good morning. thank you for watching wisn 12 news. i'm andy choi. it is 7:28 on this saturday, december 3rd. we will begin checking in with meteorologist jeremy nelson in the weather center. jeremy it came to this part of the year, we have a accept it is cold, right. jeremy: yes. cold and cloudy. today the third straight day of cloudy wisconsin. and today it is cold in waukesha and a thick blanket of clouds. the wind chill and feels-like temperatures is in the low 20's with the air temperature at 28 degrees. here is your hour-by-hour forecast. clouds through midday and a peak of sun this afternoon. and overall a mainly cloudy day. 36, 37 that is it. here it comes, snow in the forecast for sunday. we'll go over the timing and just how much is expected coming up. andy: jeremy, thank you.
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wisn 12 news app. it is free for your smartphone or tablet. a reminder for those who regularly park your cars in the city of milwaukee there might be not snow on the ground, but winter parking rules are officially in effect. that means drivers will have to keep an eye on the date to see what side of the street they can park on. and the four inch rule. >> i go to schl. it is so hard. like, two-to-two streets away. andy: tickets can run $20 to $60. if your car is towed $100 to get it back. each community is different. check with your city to see what the rules are where you live. new this morning. one wisconsin community is making it easier for people to pay their parking tickets. the menominee police department
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foods to local food banks. this is for standard parking violations like an expired meter. people are very supportive of the program. >> and people are way more excited to pay their parking tickets. they feel like they are help people out this holiday season. andy: the food for fines program collected $200 worth of donations. all of the food will be sent to a local food pantry and a developing story this morning. milwaukee police are saying man was shot standing at a street corner. it happened near 28th and west hadley around 8:30 last night. the 23-year-old milwaukee man was taken to the hospital with a serious injury. investigators continue to look into exactly what led up to the shooting. a milwaukee mother is facing a decade in prison after charged in the death of her 3-month-old son. and officials are saying scott fell asleep on the baby while
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was drunk. according to a criminal complaint, scott had another child who died the same way back in 2013. after that incident, one of scott's children went to protective custody. however the baby who died was allowed to remain with her. the department of children and families can not comment on the case. scott is released on bond, but facing up to 10 years in prison if convicted. >> matters -- first of all, i made it clear i think -- we should call it what it is. >> despite opposition and a lawsuit, wisconsin's historical presidential recount continues. milwaukee county is expected to count ballots from the city of milwaukee today. yesterday a federal judge rejected a request for a a lot of the recount, but allowed the challenge to move forward. clerks have until
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the state's ballots. looking ahead, donald trump expected to announce more major cabinet posts next week. during a stop on the thank you, tour he made an announcement about his pentagon pick. and he made a phone call. we have the latest. reporter: donald trump is rolling diplomatic waters taking a telephone call from the leader of taiwan. ing-wen. and donald trump tweeting the president of taiwan called me today to wish me congratulations on winning the presidency. thank you. but the u.s. broke off diplomating relations with taiwan in 1979, and now rights only the government of mainland china. the call was a beach of protocol that could infuriate beijing. at trump tower on friday it was back 92 transitions beamp parade
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street performer, the naked cowboy was spotted. on the list, former defense secretary robert gates. gates also endorsed the man president-elect donald trump wants to be the next leader of the pentagon. james mattis. he urged the nickname of mad dog for his tough military tactics and strategy. in president-elect is promising to build a dream team to keep jobs in the u.s. his billionaires and millionaires. >> certainly you have big business in there, but we're trying to get it free enterprise system going again. andy: more lives have been lost from the wildfires in tennessee. 13 people have now died. families forced from the fires now return to see what is left of their belongingsm 1,000 structures destroyed or severely damaged. lawmakers in the area smoke to
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about getting people help there. out west this morning a professor is dead and a student in custody after a stabbing that university of southern california in los angeles. authorities are saying a 50-year-old psychology professor was attacked inside an academic building on friday. the suspect is reportedly a u.s.c. student who target the professor. >> what we want to make clear is that this was not a random act. this, this victim was targeted by the safety of the campus is not in question. andy: the president of u.s.c. releasing a written statement. less than 24 hours after being added to the f.b.i.'s most wanted list, a suspected killer is in jail. police arrested jones after a traffic stop on a los angeles freeway. jones is suspected of killing four people at an los angeles party last month.
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took off on foot after police pumped over the -- pulled over the car. the escape was short-lived. this morning the city of santiago is preparing for the funeral of fidel castro. thousands of cubans lining the street last night see the former president's ashes taken from havana to cuba. today a mass commemoration will be held for castro in the city. his ashes will be placed in a cemetery tomorrow. wisn 12 news time 7:36. cash in add the annual clubhouse sale. wisn 12 news shows us something for every milwaukee baseball fan. reporter: a sale that brings the diehards out. >> we have a brewers license plate. we went to seven games this summer. reporter: today marial is shopping for a future brewers fan, arriving next year. >> my baby is born in february. so we're trying to find
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get here. reporter: and greg picked up this cooler bag for himself. and this garden gnome he had to have. >> we have a wisconsin sports room in our basement. so whatever we can find that is unique we put in there. reporter: speaking of unique. >> a bath. reporter: this interests you? >> yeah. definitely. look at that. >> broken. broken bat. >> yep. reporter: clothes, hats, posters and even locker nametags. most with prices slashed 75%. the brewers have so much for sale this year it has spilled out into the surface tunnel here. they are saying anything and everything, they are not kidding. how about this sausage cut out? >> our playground last year was built last year, and totally redone. we have taken the sausage you can racism they are out. reporter: the 36th annual sale is proving there is something for everyone.
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miller park, hillary mintz, wisn 12 news. andy: all right. at miller park make sure that you wear your favorite brewers gear. the brew crew want you for a special fan photo shoot. there will be a photo station between 9:00 and noon today. the pictures will be used for next season's marketing campaign. those baseball fans thinking ahead. spring training tickets go on sale monday at 9:00 a.m. the first game in arizona is february 24th. looking forward to that. their home opener is april 3rd. wisn 12 news time is 7:38. coming up -- a home build with a holiday twist. where you can go to check out the latest local project from
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andy: welcome back to wisn 12 news this morning. it is 7:42 on this saturday, december 3rd. shaming up to buoy cloudy day. cold and snow. we have thing for you, don't we jeremy. jeremy: we have snow on the way center sunday. the cold that will come in later in the seven-day forecast. and it will be probably bigger cold for many. highs in the 20's. it will feel like this is warm. yeah. it is definitely going to feel like this is warm with temperatures today mid 30's across the area. but factor in breeze today. look at the wind chills they are down. 24 in west bend. and in watertown. and in downtown milwaukee. 26 degrees.
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a split decision, today a lot of clouds, dry, we will keep dry weather around for anyone traveling through tonight. that ends tomorrow morning. light snow across the area later morning into the afternoon. just slow down, this is the first measurable snow of the season for many of us here in southeastern wisconsin. and we will take more about timing and just how much snow we are expecting coming up. andy: jeremy. thank you. this morning santa claus is coming to town. camp in east troy for an all you can eat pancake breakfast. kids will be able to decorate cookies. a picture, and a small gift. if breakfast is too early for you, don't worry, later today you and your child have another chance to eat with the big man
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santa and his elfs will be at the milwaukee county zoo. and ms. claus as well. you want to reserve your spot fast. breakfast has served out. tickets are $20 for each child and adult. 2 and under are six dollars. and while you are at the zoo check out the newest additions there. three tigger cubs made their public debut, so cute yesterday. they got a lot of attention. the 10-week-old cubs each weigh 20 pounds. you can check them all out in the big cat country exhibit. this weekend it is your chance to go into the holiday spirit and helping local students as well. right now 40 gingerbread houses are on display at the milwaukee public market and made by students in the baking and pastry arts program at milwaukee area technical college. wisn 12 news got a sneak peak at the creations. >> not only is it the actual gingerbread and the candy and the icing to make it, but -- the
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own design and it is something they feel passionate about. they give it all of their energy. they just, it just takes, probably takes 15 or 20 or more hours to make each house. andy: an award will be giving out during a ceremony on december 15th. and visitkers bid on the houses as part of a silent auction. procedures will be used to offer scholarships to students. and today is your last chance to check out second annual gingerbread event. stop by the store to see a display of gingerbread houses. some of the houses will be auctioned off as well. proceeds help provide affordable housing to families in need. we are getting closer to the tetch where's you want to stay inside and make the gingerbread houses. jeremy: a few peopled to doing holiday, and christmas shopping.
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chilly this morning. wind chills in the 20's. you want to have the jacket with. it is up to you, leave it in the car, depends how far you have to walk to get to where you're going today. yeah. good luck. the temperatures this morning in the mid-30's. we don't warmup with a lot of clouds around. good music the pick day of the weekend if you want to run errands and get shopping done. and a different story tomorrow. traveling north to green bay i cannot stress this enough, leafs leave early tomorrow. and on i-43, the volume of traffic is heavier and then snow and lower visibility and roads that are slushy or wet, that will add travel time. and for the game itself, low to mid-30's with snow during the first half will probably start to taper off in the third or fourth quarter. and outside the weather window this morning here in milwaukee. what you see is what you get. we had clouds now for two-plus days. this is day number three.
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afternoon. gray skies. 33 and the chilly feel in the air, with the wind chill at 26. and the doppler 12 radar network. quiet here and cloudy. look to the southwest. a lot of rain, mixed in snow through parts of the plains. this area in kansas will continue northeast, and expand overnight and work snow in here for sunday morning. let's go over the timing. outearly sunday morning before 7:00 a.m., i think dry roads acrohe just cloudy skies. here is light snow that developed, let's say 7:00 to 9:00 a.m. most of the snow will move across the milwaukee metro area. the first initial push. steadier snow off to the west and, that will encompass the area by late morning. 12:00 noon snowing across all of southeastern wisconsin that continues into the afternoon and continues to taper off by 2:00, 3:00, 4:00 p.m. and transitioning to a light wintery mix or a period of drizzle.
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up here as temperatures warm a lot. by 8:00 p.m., cloudy skies. a little patchy drizzle across the area. and sunday, snow, break it down in detail. snow arrives western areas 6:00 or 7:00 a.m. in milwaukee. probably after 7:00. extra travel times can be expected. and snow totals one to two inches have the shovel ready. don't know if the broom will help out. and a mix or drizzle is possible on sun pretty much one to two inches for everyone in southeastern wisconsin. and let's talk about the cold now. that will kind of lurk behind this for wednesday, thursday, and friday. see a strong cold front come through. and that will send a chunk of very cold air down through the north central u.s. the daytime highs starting on wednesday only in the 20's. if you're a skier, the ski areas and ski hills will love this.
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we don't get near or above freezing for probably three or four days. before we get there, the snow on sunday, and then maybe a light wintery mix on tuesday. that is brief tuesday how the looks right now. and then the colder air will produce snow showers. the best chance of snow in the next seven days is tomorrow. andy: i'm glad the skiers are happy. jeremy: we want to make everyone happy that loves winner. dy badgers? jeremy: i hope that they win. but a close game. the snow. a badger and a packer victory. andy: up next on wisn 12 news,
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andy: welcome back to wisn 12 news this morning. you're taking a live look
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saturday. it is going to be mild, though, jeremy will have more. we will check back in with him. new this morning a real life episode of full house is playing out in one san francisco neighborhood. jeff franklin purchasing the iconic san francisco property where the tanner family lived. the house has been on the market since may. franklin was able to get the property for $4 million. he is going to redo the interior to making it appear like the tanner family lives there. that's cool. look ahead, the biggest christmas experience of the year. today the russian nutcracker will be performed at the milwaukee theater and featuring local talent as well. here to talk more about it -- elaina. did i say that correctly. next a dance student, annaleise. good morning, guys. >> good morning. >> first, what is this
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about. if you wanted to introduce milwaukee to the russian nut cracker. >> it is -- we have a local russian elements. we have a beautiful -- piece. the second act we have beautiful couple. in the second act we have -- professional dancers. and also local students with us. it is very -- very nice performance. surely. we're looking at video of the performances. the costumes are beautiful. and annaleise, as a dance student and a performer, what is that experience like for you? >> it is a great experience. like once in a lifetime opportunity. i'm really excited to be able to do this. >> what kind of, how, how is being a part of this experience sort of taught you as a dancer. what more of you learned being a part of this? >> well, it has given me insight
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really -- really thought me stuff that will help me later on -- it helped me. >> there is a performance aspect to this. and an educational one with dance students. what is it like for you as a director to teach and mentor the young dancers. >> the is a -- it is a nice experience for me. i'm teaching and i can learn something. so -- find ways to explain and english is not my native language. >> you doingt you. >> so -- it is like really nice experience. i can explore and -- it is always nice to come back -- from the dance performance and see what they achieve and how they practice. >> yeah. well we're looking forward a great performance. thank you for stopping by in studio, ladies. if you would like more information about the moscow ballet or today's performance there is a link on www.wisn.com.
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andy: right now on wisn 12 news this morning. a milwaukee woman thrown to the ground. her car gone in a flash. the warning she has for other drivers after a sudden attack in morning traffic. plus, not even alive in their from dr. martin luther king, jr. they are sharing the lesson they have. first a live look outside on this saturday morning after a chilly start to the day. timing out when the snow arrives tomorrow and how much you need to shovel. with that, good morning. thank you for joining us on wisn 12 news this morning. 8:00 a.m. on this saturday, december 3rd, i'm andy choi. we begin with the look at your forecast. here is meteorologist jeremy nelson. good morning. jeremy. jeremy: good morning. you saw the camera outside from
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downtown milwaukee. just draped in a blanket of cloud cover. that is statewide. this is showing clearing up north. but looking at the visible satellite and clouds here, too. and a mainly cloudy sad ahead. but dry out there. so you can head outside, dress accordingly. 32 degrees. pretty chilly with the west to northwest breeze close to 10 miles per hour. this is a look from our msoe camera down at cathedral square ready for the holiday here is your forecast, make it a warm cup of coffee this morning. keep the clouds around. and in the afternoon, 36 or 37 degrees. no travel headaches today with the weather. a different story on sunday. now develop, we will go over the timing and how much you can expect coming up. andy: jeremy thank you. this morning a milwaukee woman has a warning for other drivers after the victim of a bump-and-run. it happened near 74th and locust around 8:30 yesterday morning. the victim speaking only on wisn
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about the sudden attack. >> he threw me to the ground, jumped in my car. i held onto my door. i was like, no! get out. i could not put up much of a fight. reporter: kristin gonzales describes it fast-paced and trough trattic. the victim of a bump-and-run near 74th and locust on friday morning. the suspect in a vehicle speeding off. hours later the s.u.v. is back in gonzales' possession, police found it in a parking and the 16-year-old in custody. >> they had blunts in my cars. reporter: the suspects didn't really steal anything. >> i have a $300 diaper bag. $200. reporter: and $1,000 camera. in a way, she's feeling lucky minutes before her car was stolen she dropped off her 10-month-old baby at the sitter's house.
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>> you will not catch me stopping. i will drive to a police station and tell them i got hit. i will never get out of the car. andy: ben hutchison reporting a few hours later a man and caught -- and daughter dropped off her wallet. 8:02. later today election officials are expected to tally up more city of milwaukee ballots in the recount. despite a lawsuit attempting to stop it, the recount is moving forward. a federal judge requested a request to halt the recount. the recount is a violation of the constitutional right of those who voted for donald trump. the court allowed the recount to move forward. clerks in 72 counties have until 8:00 p.m. on december 12th to get through all of the ballots. the green party and jill stein are paying for the recount. she and gary johnson both
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clerks blame human errors for the discrepancies. wisn 12 news time 8:02. we shall overcome, that quote from dr. martin luther king, jr. in 1964 when he accepted the nobel peace prize. that's the theme of this year's we energy contest. the top five students from kindergarten to 12th grade give speeches on the theme. it gets underway this morning. the winners will be january. also later today your family is-n violated to a new year's celebration hosted by the hmong american community in milwaukee. the first monthler families came to milwaukee front years ago around this time of the year. to mark the occasion, music, dancing and food at the wisconsin exmoe center in west allis. now, to big 12 sports. a big day for badger football. buckie takes on penn state in
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championship. questionable for the game. the quarterback and the defensive lineman. both badgers head coach and penn state's coach james franklin, winning a big 10 coach of the year award. franklin was on the hot seat after a 2-2 start. but penn state will take the field with an eight gain winning street. averaging 46 1/2 points per game in the last five games. >> a team that continually gotten better. i think as a coach, one of the things hope for and want that your team is playing the best football at the end of the year. i don't know, it looks like to me that they are. i think it is a team that, that -- plays really hard and looks like they are playing with confidence. andy: should be a great game. stephen watson is in indianapolis for the big 10 championship. look for his live reports
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and clay matthews are listed at questionable for tomorrow's game against the texans. mike mccarthy expects both will play. the texans won their only previous appearance in 2008 the last time the packers missed the playoffs. kickoff is at noon. today your family is invited to lambeau field for the lights. the tree lighting ceremony is at 6:30. it is free. you're encouraged to bring toys for toys for taughts. the wisn 12 news holidays lights tour. sixty-fourth street in kenosha. this home has holiday favorites lining the sidewalks. if you see some nice holiday lights and think we should highlight, send us an e-mail at
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friday at 10:00 a.m. wisn 12 news time 8:05. santa claus may wear red, but his ergs wear brown. one of the busiest times of the year for u.p.s., mike anderson got inside of the local distribution center, they are busy is looking for help. mike: it is the bistiest time of the year for parcel deliveries in america. and u.p.s. drivers are on the case like elves sleigh. in fact, they could use some of santa elves and you, too. they and job openings. >> awesome opportunities for persons looking for extra holiday money. how great to be santa's helper in brown. so it is a good opportunity. it is very flexible. it is outside, you're able to
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additional money. mike: u.p.s. encourages customers to sign-up for my choice allowing them to get an e-mail when their package arrives. and other ways to keep your deliveries safe. >> we suggest that our customers try to get their packages rerouted to their workplace. and being able to get the packages also rerouted to maybe friends or family members. mike: of course, get your packages ordered early and make it in time for christmas. andy: mike, thank you. postal deadlines to keep in mind. the u.s. postal services saying december 15th is the last day for retail ground. the postal service first class mail deadline is december 20ing. medex's last day to ship via ground is december 16th. and u.p.s. has december 19th as the last day to ship three-day select. many will search up to december 23rd.
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price. and now to weather watch weather. meteorologist jeremy nelson. good morning. jeremy: good morning. we are tracking a chance of snow in the weekend forecast.
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the average age of a homeless person is 9 years old. my dream is to help kids living on the streets with education. charles what's up man? -whoa! how can we help? -ah man! wait, is that a basketball player? yes! -wow! my heart's about to jump out my chest man. charles you ought to be proud man. i'm just extremely grateful they were here giving them some encouragement- that's something that these kids are going to remember for a lifetime. did you see his big old feet? look.
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andy: welcome back to wisn 12 news this morning. you're taking a live look outside on this saturday. if you had to pick a day to run air ends, today will be the way. and meteorologist jeremy nelson
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first, wisn 12 news 8:11ism we have already seen communityies use drug needle exchanges in the hopes of preventing the spread of h.i.v. a new study shows more needs to be done. according to the centers for disease control 54% of people who inject drugs use the program in 2015. up from 36% a decade ago. but the cdc says one in three users still reports sharing needles and an estimated 90% of new h.i.v. cases are spread by sharing those needles. happening now, a first of abuse in southeast wisconsin. called the drug mail back program. the city of milwaukee teamed up with c.v.s. pharmacy and the milwaukee metropolitan susan district on the effort. you can pickup a tamperproof drug envelope. the postage is already paid. you send it preaddressed to the local police department. all of the drugs will be stored that police station. wisn 12 news 8:12.
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for one appleten teen and she is all smiles. an afternoon at the den test changed this teen's life forever. >> it has been a long time coming. >> 17 years. reporter: but the day is finally here. >> she's dreamt about this day. reporter: just a few more minutes and mom can hardly wait. >> i'm going to start crying heard. i can't do this. i'm an ugly crier. reporter: today or sweet daughter. 17-year-old lexie will have the smile he has always wanted. >> oh, my god. it is beautiful. reporter: this is before lexie before and now. the birth detect on her teeth is one insurances won't cover. she learned to deal with it. >> since i start growing my adult teeth in i have always had it. and people bullied me for it. reporter: dr. debbie harris was inspired by this young, smart,
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in life so she decided to help her free of charge. >> she happened to be an appleton athlete and i was an appleton athlete 40 years ago. so it was in my heart to help her the best i could. reporter: her mom is saying she could not afford the procedure that would have cost thousands of dollars. >> as a mom you want to see your kids dreams come true. you don't want them dealing with a burg detect. but it -- birth defect of some kind. how do you thank that person. andy: wisn 12 news time is 8:14. milwaukee's lakefront will be lined up with smiling santa's a little bit later this morning. this is video of last year's san
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all ages. naughty or nice. the race starts at 8:30 this morning. later your pelts can take a picture with st. nick later today. the big man will be at west allis from 9:00 until noon. proceeds will be donated to local animal rescue groups. plus your family is invited to enjoy christmas on the avenue in the festivities at 1:30 this afternoon. so the santa's racing today. they got the beards to keep them warm. but this will be warm once we start marching towards the end of next year. jeremy: yes. extra layers. this is air from the north pole coming our way later on thin seven-day forecast. the coldest air with highs in the 20's.
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add, you called this country fetey -- confetti. >> yes. nature's confetti. >> we will celebrate tomorrow. snow will come down in the metro area probably around 8:00 a.m. give or take an hour. western counties like 6:00 or 7:00 a.m. a wet snow and temperatures in the lower to mid 30's. when it is all said and done, an inch or two of wet now is possible here in southeastern wisconsin. more of the timing of the snow in a moment. first our day planner forecast. first half traveling across the region. dry out there, a lot of clouds. mainly cloudy skies through the afternoon. 36 degrees. that's it for today. the wind, it is not all that strong. but you can certainly feel it, a brisk bite to it. 5 to 12 miles per hour and keeping the wind chills in the 20's. the air temperature with cloudy skies it is 28. and winds close to 10 miles per hour. here are statewide wind chills,
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the gray skies and thinking it might not be that bad, you want a heavier coat or extra layers. anywhere in central and eastern wisconsin, tens to 20's for the feels-like temperatures. it will not improve today. futurecast, let's focus in on the snow for sunday. this is when you may be waking up early tomorrow morning, could start off just cloudy. this is at 4:00 a.m. a lot of people are and fast forward and pause this around 8:00 p.m. you can see the initial leading end of the snow making the way to the lakefront, and back towards madison a study snow. if you're going to the packers-texans' game, get a jump on that and try to beat that. steady snow by 9:00 to 10:00. snow for kickoff for the packers' game. and snow will continue into the
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wisconsin. and should taper off pretty quickly. mid afternoon snow showers out there. could be a light wintery mix or drizzle working in with warmer air aloft by late afternoon. now, how much snow are we expected. we are looking at the newer computer model comes in. this is what we look at. so i thought i would share it with you. four different model runs. not the alphabet soup here. nothing to you. what how much snow we could get, an inch or two across southeastern wisconsin. it should be fairly uniformed numbers from dodge and jefferson counties to the lakefront, an inch or two of wet snow. this could be a good snow to get the kids outside and play in. it will not be that cold. tomorrow a different story wednesday, thursday, and friday. hands down the coldest day of the season will spill across canada. and in our direction as an early
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highs probably to the 20's in your extended forecast. 37 degrees today. an inch or two of snow comes in on sunday. start during the morning and wrap up by the mid afternoon. on tuesday's forecast, you can see the brief light wintery mix. and the temperatures plunge into the 20's on wednesday and then more snow showers by thursday, andy. andy: thank you, jeremy. 8:19. lighting up the valley this holiday season. the next guest shares what is new for
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andy: new this morning the police department in fort worth, texas. recruiting people to the force with the force. [ gunshot ] >> stop jerking the trigger.
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as easy as the looks. [ gunshot ] >> well, you're closer to the target than i am. gun shotsler. andy: the department posted this video on the facebook page to encourage more people to apply to the academy. good luck and may the force be with you. it has 5 million views. happening now, a milwaukee tradition shining bright for the holiday season. your family is tour the millercoors holidays light display. and here to share what is new this year is tammy with millercoors. and a city to talk about beer ir the morning, milwaukee, wisconsin. >> that's right. good morning. >> so what can people see when they visit? >> the light show changes every year. this is the 13th year. now tricks this year. we partnered with gmr marketing to put on a fantastic show. a lot of lights. 150 beer keg christmas tree that
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up. >> so this is a keg tree. what you're saying. >> yeah, 150 kegs stacked up with lights on it. >> we will have to go and see that. you know, 13 years you're doing this. >> yeah. >> how do you keep upping the ante. and come up with light displays. >> well, the project year will . i have been working on it since last year when i finished. we surround ourselves with the best talent in the community and city and say what can we do better. this is importto us. this is our gift to the milwaukee community that we do every year. >> miller cores is a big part of our city and community. what does it feel like the give back in this way. this is a small fraction, of course. >> absolutely. a pride point for us at millercoors. we have been in the shame spot in milwaukee, wisconsin. we didn't get to where we are without the consumers in
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thank you. we care about you, let's celebrate cheer. >> thanks, tammy. thank you. and lovely sweater, by the way. >> thank you. >> you can buy it at the giftshop. >> why -- while supplies last. >> thank you. it runs until december 17th. for more go to www.wisn.com. next on wisn 12 news.
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andy: good morning, everyone. thank you for watching wisn 12 news. i'm andy choi. 8:28 on this saturday, december 3rd. we are going to begin checking
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in the weather center. if there is shopping to be done, errands. today is a good day. jeremy: first half of the weekend is the pick day of the weekend. today clouds out there. dry roadways. that is probably the most thing. running the errands you can get where you can going quickly for today. cloudy skies. you want the heavier coat today. 32 degrees. the temperatures will not move a whole lot. and feels like reading of 25 here in the city. the winds are west-northwest between five and 10 miles per hour. it feels even colder the wind chill is 23. and 20 in waukesha. and racine and kenosha low to mid 20's. and our focus really shifts to sunday, snow is on the way. the first measurable snow in milwaukee is expected. i will let you know when the snowflakes arrive and how much you can expect coming up. andy: jeremy thank you. on the go this weekend. take the forecast with you, download the wisn 12 news app.
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are regularly parking your cars in the city of milwaukee. there may not be snow on the ground, but winter parking rules are officially in effect. that means drivers will have to keep an eye on the date to know what side of the street they are allowed to park on. and be aware of the four inch rule and snow emergencies declared. >> it will be -- fun parking. so i go to school at u.w.m. i will have classes late at night it is so hard. i park two to three streets away. andy: tickets can run 20 to $60. if your car is towed expect to pay more than $100 to get it back. also each community is different. it is best to check with your city to see what the rules are where you live. this morning, one wisconsin community is making it easier for people to pay their parking tickets, the menominee police department is allowing people to pay their fines with standard
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to pay their fines with canned goods. >> people are all of the sudden way more excited to pay their parking tickets. they help people out this holiday season. andy: the food for fines program has collected nearly $200 worth of donations. all of the food will be sent to a local food -- paymentry and shelter. po a after a milwaukee man was shot standing at a street corner. offices responding to the scene at 28th. the 23-year-old was taken to the hospital with a very serious injury. right now, investigators are looking into what led up to the shooting. a milwaukee mother is facing a decade in prison after being charged in the death of her three-month-old son. officials are saying 36-year-old scott fell asleep on the baby when she was drunk. according to a criminal complaint, scott had another
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2013. after that incident, one of scott's children went to protective custody, however the baby was allowed to remain with her. the department of children and families can not comment on this case. scott has been released on bond, but facing up to 10 years in prison if convicted. >> matters -- i have nearly -- i think -- we should call it what it is. it is a fundraising scream for the green andy: despite opposition and a lawsuit trying to stop it, wisconsin's historic presidential recount continues as milwaukee county is expected to count ballots from the city of milwaukee today. yesterday a federal judge requested a request for a halt to the -- recount, but allowed the lawsuit to move forward. they have until december 20th. looking ahead, donald trump is expected to announce more major
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the thank you, tour, he made an announcement about his pick to lead the pentagon. and making waves with a phone call. and chuck has the latest. reporter: donald trump is rolling diplomatic waters taking telephone call from the leader of taiwan, ing-wen. tweeting the president of taiwan called me today. but the u.s. diplomatic relationship with taiwan in 1979. and rights only the government of mainland china. the call is a breach of protocol that could infuriate the regime in beijing. and in a second tweet. at trump tower on friday, back to transition business. a parade of officials in the
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cowboy was there, and on the list, robert gates. he endorsed the man president-elect donald trump wants to be the next leader of the pentagon. jameis -- james mattis. the president-elect is promising to build a dream team to get jobs in the u.s. his picks for economic posts millionaires and millionaires. >> certainly, you have big business in there, but we are trying to get the free enterprise system going again. reporter: abc news, new york. andy: more lives lost from the wildfires in tennessee. 13 people died as families forced from the fire return. 1,000 structures destroyed or damaged. lawmakers in the area talked with president barack obama and president-elect donald trump about getting people help. out west this morning a
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the university of southern california in los angeles. authorities are saying a 50-year-old psychology professor was attacked inside an academic building on friday. the suspect is reportedly a u.s.c. student who targed the professor. >> what we want to make clear is that this was not a random act. this -- this victim was tagged by the suspect. so the safety of the campus is not in question. andy: the president releasing a written statement. less than 24 hours after being added to the f.b.i.'s most wanted list. a suspected killer is in jail. police arresting jones after a traffic stop on on a los angeles freeway suspected of killing four people at a los angeles party last month. jones is expected to face
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santiago is preparing for the funeral of fidel castro. crowds of cubans lining the street last night to see the former president's ashes taken to santiago. wisn 12 news time 8:36. a reminder for brewers' fans today is your last chance to cash in at sale. hillary mintz shows us there is something for every milwaukee baseball fan. reporter: a sale that brings the die hards out. >> we have a brewers license plate. we went to seven games this summer. reporter: today marial is shopping for a future brewers fan. arriving next year. >> the baby is born in february. so we're trying to find something for as soon as we can go in april. >> you don't know what you will get.
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gnome he just had to have. >> we have a wisconsin sports room in our basement. so whatever we can find that is unique we put in there. reporter: speaking of unique. >> a used bat. >> does thysanurous you? >> yeah. definitely. look at that. >> broke someone broken bat. >> yep. >> endless clothes, hats, posters and locker nametags, most with prices slashed 75%. the brewers have so much for sale this year it has spilled everything and anything, they are not kidding. how about this racing sausage cutout. >> our powerplay ground up stairs that was built last year and toti redone. we have taken the sausages you can race. you can buy those. reporter: the brewers 36th annual clubhouse say showing
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[ no audio ]. jeremy: chilly outside right now. it will look like winter for tomorrow. we are tracking now in the weekend forecast. we will go over the timing and totals coming up. andy. thank you, sir. still ahead a home build with a holiday twist. where you can go to check out the latest local project from habitat for humanity.
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andy: welcome back to wisn 12 news this morning. we're taking a live look outside on this saturday, december 3rd. we will check in with jeremy to see just how cold it will get this weekend and when that snow is coming this weekend. this morning santa claus is coming to st. nick is at the salvation army late camp in east troy for an all you can eat pancake breakfast. kids have a chance to decorate cookies, get a picture with santa and receive a gift. it goes until noon. if breakfast is too early, don't worry for you, you have another
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in red. santa and his elves at the milwaukee county zoo. there is lunch seating available. tickets are $20 for each adult or child, kids 2 and under are six dollars. and while you're at the zoo check out the newest additions, three tiger cubs making their public debut yesterday. the cubs got a lot of attention weigh 20 pounds. you can check them out. this weekend is your chance to get into the holiday spirit helping local students. 40 gingerbread houses on display at the milwaukee public market. they were made by students in the baking and pastry arts program at milwaukee area technical college. wisn 12 news got a sneak peak at the creations. >> not only the actual gingerbread and the candy and the icing to make it, but the
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own design. it is something they are passionate about and give it all their energy, and probably takes 15 to 20 or more hours to make each house. andy: awards for the houses will be given out during a ceremony on december 15th. and visitors can bit -- bid on the houses. today is your last chance to check out habitat for humanity waukesha the habitat store in waukesha and see a display of the houses for a one dollar donation you can vote for your favoritism five dollars, kids can decorate a cookie of their own. some of the houses auctioned off as well. proceeds help provide affording housing to families in need. at the box office this weekend. -- a look at the days following j.f.k.'s assassination.
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film. >> this week, natalie portman creates an on-screen portrait of jacqueline kennedy following days after the assassination. natalee portman -- there are critical moments with portman taping jackie's voice, and mannerisms to a t. >> it was very scary to take on someone that people know so well because you need to be believable to an audience first and foremost. to be someone to try to portray
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the way she looked. the way she spoke and moved -- you, you -- have to overcome that hurdle before you can even get people to sign-on to like -- emotionally empathize with you. >> and she could shed new light on the fascinating woman. >> one of the great things about the film, it doesn't try to just idolize her. it doesn't try to -- tell you what to think about her. allows her to being a human being. you see the different aspects of her. and a lot of history. >> for entertainment tonight, nancy odell. back to you in the studio. andy: thank you. a good weekend to take in a flick. stay warm inside. jeremy: yes. chilly outside early today. this is the time of the year where the pick day of the weekend ask not necessarily the
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will take it. jeremy: dry roads. today is the dry day. traveling this evening and tonight cloudy skies out there. sunday's forecast, snow arrives during the morning. really slow down. the question how much will melt on contact on the pavement and how much will stick. we will talk more about that in a moment. traveling north tomorrow to lambeau field, i cannot encourage you enough, leave early, allow plenty of time, and snow will go over i-43 in the morning. for the game, tailgating and snow, kickoff and light snow. and the snow will taper off during the fourth quarter. the temperatures game time, 32 degrees. and maybe just inching up a degree or two. a live look outside right now at lambeau field. all is quiet there. the pavement is quiet. cloud cover in green bay. 33 degrees currently. a west breeze at 14 miles per hour.
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freezing at the moment. the temperatures will not warmup much today. many three or four more degrees, that's about it. west to northwest breeze is brisk this morning. 10 miles per hour, that is giving us wind chill or feels-like temperature down into the 20's. today's forecast not much warmth out there. this is maybe a peak of sun. we will not see sunshine this morning. if we see sun it is probably after 2:00 p.m. and very limited. a lot of clouds hang across the area today. tonight the pavement stays dr across southeast wisconsin, let's go through the timeline and really detail when the snow arrives. i would say our western counties could see snow develop between 6:00 and 7:00 a.m. here in milwaukee maybe the first snow flakes around 8:00 a.m. and the pavement in great condition here. traveling before 9:00 a.m. tomorrow looks ok. after that could see slushy snow start to stick to the roads. a period of steadier snow late
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taper off by 2:00, 3:00, 4:00 p.m. here across southwestern wisconsin. and a brief wintery mix or a couple of pockets of drizzle could get going with warmer air aloft trying to mix into the system. let's go over to details with sunday's snow. it rivals between 6:00 and 9:00 a.m. extra travel time is needed after a one to two inch snow here across snow totals one to two inches. fairly common number here across all of southern wisconsin. probably down into northeastern utah -- illinois one to two inches of snow. and then monday's forecast. there is a cold front will plow through the midwest. behind it the coldest day of the season. and just show cold. look at the seven-day forecast.
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lows into the teens in the short-term. dry today. 36, 37 degrees. tomorrow one to two inches of snow. and then low 40's before that cold blast hits us tuesday into wednesday. andy. andy: i'm cold looking at the
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the average age of a homeless person is 9 years old. my dream is to help kids living on the streets with education. charles what's up man? -whoa!
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, is that a basketball player? yes! -wow! my heart's about to jump out my chest man. charles you ought to be proud man. i'm just extremely grateful they were here giving them some encouragement- that's something that these kids are going to remember for a lifetime. did you see his big old feet? look.
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at that, jeremy. coming up. andy: welcome back to wisn 12 news this morning. here's a live look outside. we're going to check back in with jeremy just before 9:00 to see how that weekend is shaping up. but first looking ahead on this weekend's art avenue. this month, milwaukee ballet offering the ultimate in entertainment this holiday season. the nutcracker features 200 dancers, singers and musicians. joining us more are artastic director, michael is here. good morning. >> good morning. every one knows the nutcracker. what is so enduring? >> it is a generational thing. it is part of tradition and part
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the theater. and see the incredible production with sets and costumes, live music, and milwaukee children's choir. children running around the stain and out of the front. like an extension of being at home and coming into the theater. it gives people at the festive spirit and allows them to escape into a whirl that is magical. just for a few hours. that's a wonderful place to be. >> magical it is. experience. >> yes. a sensory performance, that's for families dealing with autism, the family members and children. this is something we will do on a regular basis. come into the theater. they space. we will accommodate things for them. they will have the magical experience. >> such an important thing for families. >> crucially, crucially. >> when we talk about the performances, a lot of them are local performers. these are generations were dealing, with right? mom has been doing it now her
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girl. >> i have seen so much kids grow up in the production. i feel like a father. hundreds of children in milwaukee. our company is international dancer. and our second company is international dancers and all of the children in the milwaukee ballet school. the only way the child can get into the production is being a member of the milwaukee baffy -- ballet school. and welcome a milwaukee. >> thank you, appreciate it. mil, if you like more information about the milwaukee ballet and up coming performances we put a link on our website, www.wisn.com. here's a live look outside as we head the break. meteorologist jeremy nelson will have a final check of the
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andy: new this morning a real life episode of full house playing out in one san francisco neighborhood. creator jeff franklin purchased
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san francisco property where the tanner family lived. the house has been on the market since may. franklin was able to get the property for $4 million. he is planning to redo the interior to match the sitcom making it appears a if the tanner family really lives there. jeremy one question for you, what happened to -- predictabilities. >> i don't know. >> well, you canning that question. this is a man with the answer. you're predicting the weather today. jeremy: snow tomorrow. and for today, just chilly out there. dry -- this is the pick day of the weekend though. jeremy: get the errands done today. and highs in the mid-30's. tomorrow around inch or two of snow here in southwestern wisconsin. and towards madison two or three inches. and green bay one to two inch range. and packer game tomorrow. leave early.
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