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with a check of your weather and traffic together with meteorologist brian gotter. after a beautiful weekend, the comfortable weather continues this morning with lows in the 50s and low 60s under a clear sky and low humidity. today is very nice with sunshine, a light easterly breeze, highs near 80, and just a little bit of humidity. it is the pick day of the week! tonight is partly cloudy and warmer with lows in the
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this morning brewers versus the braves at miller park tonight at 6:20 at miller park starting at 11:30 i-41 south at watertown plank rd will be closed to traffic your alternate is highway 100 earlier from 8 pm until 6 am construction on highway 175 south from lisbon to state ave shuts down 2 lanes, plan for minor congestion and delays breaking news right now...all delta airlines flights are grounded -- worldwide. thousands of flights are effected.this is a live look at delta's twitter page -- these are just responses the airline is sendint out to passengers -- most of them apologizing for delays and cancellations. i want to give you a look at this too -- this is delta's news twitter feed, which has a little more information. telling travelers to check their flight status before heading out to the airport. but on the whole delta is really not saying much about all this -- no word on when
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outage could be fixed.now over to our ann sterling-- she's live at mitchell international -- where the delta counter is
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more local news now--a growing memorial this morning... for a three year old girl, hit and killed at her birthday party. witnessess say jayda handy ran into the street near 84th and marion saturday.she was apparently going to greet her grandfather, when another car hit her.police say the driver is cooperating. two dozen people are expected to be okay... after getting
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department responded to the venue after reports of someone fainting on saturday.medics took nearly 30 people to the hospital.firefighters say high levels of carbon monoxide were coming from a generator inside the building...the band was using it to power equipment. students are returning to the classroom today at some m-p-s schools. classes start up again at the 11, year-round schools around the city. pete zervakis is live with what students will be up to today... schools is metcalfe school - near 34th and north... named for one-time olympic sprinter ralph metcalfe. he graduated from marquette university... and went on to medal four times in his appearances at two olympic games. in honor of metcalfe... students returning to the classroom here today will kick off the year with a special breakfast -- featuring the
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bringing their kids to school are welcome to join in. in the coming weeks... students at metcalfe will also be studying the olympics as part of this year's classwork... in tribute to the school's namesake. live...pz... tmj4. beyond wisi expected to march through the streets of chicago again today -- in response to the death of 18 year old "paul o'neal." newly released body and dash cam video shows officers shooting at a stolen car last month. they say o'neil was the driver. several protesters believe officers shut off body cameras as part of a cover-up. medical examiners say o'neal died from a gunshot wound to his back. a water park in kansas city will be closed today... after
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what's billed as "the world's largest water slide."police say caleb schwab was riding "verruckt" at schlitterbahn water park when it happened sunday.schawb is the son of a state lawmaker.it's not clear what exactly caused his death-- but witnesses say there were several complaints about the ride's harnesses. we've learned the pilot of a hot air balloon that crashed in texas-- likely did ?not see the power lines ahead of him. according to a source with the knowledge of .. the pilot was trying to descend through a break in the clouds when the crash happened late last month.the balloon ended up catching fire... killing all 16 people on board. decision 2016--voters will learn more this week-- about the presidential candidates "economic plans."today -- donald trump is set to outline what he would do to improve economic growth if he's elected president...that will be in a speech to the prestigious detroit economic club.rival hillary clinton will deliver what aides call a
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coming up on thursday. up next on live at daybreak on today's tmj4--the golden touch. the two sports americans are already dominatingalso -- bracing for rain.the huge amount that could fall in one area over the next week and how residents are preparing
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after a beautiful weekend, the comfortable weather continues this morning with lows in the 50s and low 60s under a clear sky and low humidity. today is very nice with sunshine, a light easterly breeze, highs near 80, and just a little bit of humidity. it is the pick day he partly cloudy and warmer with lows in the mid 60s. team u-s-a has the golden touch in rio!the americans are leading in the overall medal
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summer games -- and looking to add more later today.jay gray joins us live from rio with more-- jay... swimming and gymnastics are the high profile sports of the summer games -- and so-far -in both dominating the competition.. team u-s-a.. making waves in the olympic pool.. led by 19-year-old superstar, katie ledecky who shattered her own world record -- winning gold in the 400 free.."it feels good. it was great to be up there on the podium"the top spot on that podium is a place michael phelps is used to.. he added a 19th gold medal to his collection as the men's 4- by-100 relay team edged out
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american women looked almost unstopable.. nearly sweeping the qualifying events as a team -- with simone biles and aly raisman securing a spot in the individual all-around competition."i think we're ready to just go out and compete team finals already." they will get that chance tuesday..while the men will be back in action later today during the team finals.. the u-s team is currently in second place.. both phelps and ledecky are ck keri walsh-jennings and april ross will play under the lights on copacabana beach looking to advance in beach volleyball..i'm jay gray in
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up next on live at daybreak on today's tmj4--the one member of the bush family throwing his support behind donald trump.also-- the governor of texas expected to make his first public appearance in weeks.the severe injury he's
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beyond wisconsin... texas governor greg abbott will make his first public appearance today... since being hospitalized with severe burns. it happened the same day a sniper killed five dallas officers.abbott held a news conference the next day but didn't talk about his injuries. residents and business owners in the florida gulf goast are filling sandbags as they brace for heavy rain this week.this is video of heavy rain that already started falling on an island off florida's gulf coast. the weather system is expected to bring 10 to 15 inches of rain... and possibly trigger flash flooding. now to your weather and
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meteorologist brian gotter. after a beautiful weekend, the comfortable weather continues this morning with lows in the 50s and low 60s under a clear sky and low humidity. today is very nice with sunshine, a light easterly breeze, highs near 80, and just a little bit of humidity. it is the pick day of the week! tonight is partly cloudy and warmer with humidity gets more uncomfortable for tuesday with highs in the low to mid 80s and a lot of sun. wednesday remains sunny, very warm and humid with highs in the mid to upper 80s.thursday is the most uncomfortable day of the week with highs near 90 and very steamy humidity, and look for
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chance for rain this week is thursday night and friday with highs still in the mid 80s on friday. for the 3rd weekend in a row, the weather looks awesome with sunshine, low
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decision 2016-
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decision 2016-- the presidential candidates give dueling speeches on the economy this week. and one bush says "yes" to donald trump. tracie potts joins us live from washington with more-- tracie... the first bush - jeb's son - is going public to support donald trump:"you know what: you get back up and you help the man that won and you make sure we stop hillary clinton." trump goes to the heart of american manufacturing today - detroit - to lay out his economic plan: "our country is losing companies, country losing jobs, trade deficits
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expected to focus on taxes, energy, government regulation and trade -- avoiding deals like the tpp...hillary clinton's runningmate says he'll vote against it:"we can't have a deal that cannot be enforced." trump ally newt gingrich admits... the candidate's numbers don't add up:"of course not. i think historically no candidate's numbers add up, particularly in the media.""w republicans want to see him talk about. jobs, the economy, strong foreign policy."aides say clinton's economic speech thursday - also in detroit - will focus on the big jobs package she's promised in her first 100 daysand an economy that works for middle class families... not just the rich. a new abc-washington post poll puts her 8 points ahead of trump. but they're about even on who voters trust to deal with the economy. voters in that poll also prefer clinton on having the temperment to be commander in
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tracie potts in washington, now back to you. up next on live at daybreak on today's tmj 4 --showing support the member of team usa tweeting words of encouragement to her fellow olympians.also-- the olympic mother making a name for herself on social media ... with super sweet messages to
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now it's time for your olympic update.for day three of the rio games-- you'll see gymnastics, swimming, fencing, women's rugby and judo.the spain... while the men's basketball team takes on venezuela. gymnast simone biles is favored to bring home gold. this morning-- she's congratulating the athletes who've already scored the top prize at the 2016 rio olympics. that includes michael phelps... who just won his 19th gold medal.this is a picture simone biles tweeted saying congrats to phelps and nathan adrian who claimed victory in the four by 100 meter freestyle relay.
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"ryan held" were also part of the win. speaking of simone biles-- her mom doesn't even have a picture on her twitter account but she's making a name for herself... with all the sweet words she's sending her daughter.here's a look at nellie biles twitter account. just in the last 24 hours or so... she wrote "at simone biles-- long term goal is here. embrace the experience and have fun. i love you. - mom"if you check out her page... you'll see most of her tweets are to her daughters, simone and adria. up next on live at daybreak on today's tmj4 --why the hall of fame game in canton, ohio was canceled and the big "if" packers fans are facing today. also-- the major malfunction impacting delta airlines customers this morning.how soon the airline planes to have things up and running
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check your now at 6:30-- now at 6:30-- check your flight. one airline is experiencing a worldwide outage right now.we are live at mitchell right now... what travelers can expect... and how the company is working to fix the issue. then -- canceled!the concerns that kept the packers and
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preseason game... and when fans can expect details of a refund. and taking a live look outside-- breaking right now..major delays for delta airlines passengers.flights all over the world are grounded because of what they're calling a system wide computer failure. this is a o'hare -- where passengers are trying to figure out how and when they're going to get where they're headed. take a look at delta's twitter -- this is the live feed right now -- these are just their these are just their replies -- there are hundreds of responses to customers.most of them apologizing. at this at this point, we don't know what's behind the problem or when it could be fixed.our ann sterling is live at mitchell international where flights are canceled and
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now to a
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and traffic together with meteorologist brian gotter. after a beautiful weekend, the comfortable weather continues this morning with lows in the 50s and low 60s under a clear sky and low humidity. today is ve light easterly breeze, highs near 80, and just a little bit of humidity. it is the pick day of the week! tonight is partly cloudy and lows in the
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construction stars this morning at behind us - at water and wells downtown. it's a we energies prokect. according to a traffic alert from the city... northbound traffic on water st. through this intersection at wells will be reduced to one lane. cars driving east on wells... will notice just one lane open passing through the
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be a lone, right turn lane also. according to the department of public works... commuters using this intersection to get to work should slow down when driving through... and be aware of all construction signage. you can - of course - also take an alternate route. the project is expected to be finished around the middle of next month. live...pz...tmj4. charges could be filed today... against a sheboygan falls woman who admitted to killing her two-year-old son. the woman called police and told dispatch she strangled her son last week.she told police she felt like she lost her mind and has always had problems.the 27-year-old woman is in the sheboygan county detention center.her name has not been released. democrat russ feingold will be
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specialities in pewaukee.. he'll meet with the business owner and discuss the economy. the tour is at 10 this morning. senator ron johnson also campaigning today.the republican will join wisconsin attorney general brad schimel in hartland to discuss the opiate epidemic in waukesha county.it takes place this afternoon at the hartland fire department house speaker paul ryan will be in the area today... visitng local businesseshe will be at "a and e tools" in racine at 12:45... and "ocenco" in pl at 2:25. later today... fans who bought tickets to see the packers and colts play in canton... will learn how to get their money back.officials canceled the hall of fame game because of poor field conditions.the pro football hall of fame is expected to announce a full refund policy.the packers will play their first preseason game this friday at home against the cleveland browns.
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return home today... return home the brewers return home today... kicking off a four game series against the braves. it comes after an 8 to 3 loss against the diamondbacks... including this run.take a look. brewers "jonathan villar" makes a diving catch-- landing out of play.the batter is called out, and all runners advance.this was the diamondbacks first run of the game.first pitch set 6: tonight. up next on live at daybreak on today's tmj4--the one thing more than half of american workers did in 20-15, and how it's becoming a trend.then -- party every day."kiss" taking the stage in milwaukee tonight. how the classic
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after a beautiful weekend, the comfortable weather continues this morning with lows in the 50s and low 60s under a clear sky and low humidity. today is
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light easterly breeze, highs near 80, and just a little bit of humidity. it is the pick day of the week! tonight is partly cloudy and warmer with lows in the mid 60s. "i want to rock and roll all night and party everyday. i want to rock and roll all night and party everyday."rock band kiss is bringing their "freedom of rock" tour to the bmo harris bradley center tonight.the band will honor veterans and military service members. former american idol winner caleb johnson will open the show.it starts at 7:30. the state fair continues
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taking the main stage for a show at 7:30 tonight."i don't care if it looks like i've lost my mind. i'm alive. i live a reckless righteous foolish life. crazy. i was born to be crazy."there are still tickets left to see the christian rock band.if you're going to the concert... your ticket will get you into the fair.everybody else gets in for just 5 dollars today... until 6pm -- because it's "kohl's family value day." have you work this summer?americans are apparently taking less and less vacation these days.one study shows more than half of american workers left vacation time unused in 2015.of the 658 million unused vacation days-- the study shows employees completely lose 222 million that cannot be rolled over or paid out. up next-- on live at daybreak
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your life there's nothing to worry about... the benefits of being single.then -- keep on fidgeting. why the bad habit your parents warned you about is actually good for your
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breaking right now...an american kidnapped in afghanistan.we're told the american and australian were taken by five gunmen wearing afghan military uniforms in kabul. a spokesman for the afghan interior ministry said that the two were taken from their s-u-v overnight.they were on a main road near the american university of afghanistan -- both of the afghanistan -- both of the men kidnapped are believed to be employees of the university.australia's department of foreign affairs
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seeking to "verify reports of the kidnapping." at this hour, we still don't know much about who the american is -- like where's he's from or in fact he was working for the university. susan? more news now-- major league baseball's three-thousand hit club has a new member.ichiro suzuki got the milestone hit off the colorado rockies. before coming to the united states... ichiro collected japan.ichiro is the 30th player in major league history to have three-thousand hits. pete rose holds the all-time hits record with four-thousand 256. superstar alex rodriguez will hit the field one last time on friday."a-rod" just announced he's retiring.from steroid use allegations to admission... rodriguez has experienced a lot of ups and downs in his 22 year career.right now... the 41-year-old is just four home
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good news if you have plans for a road trip soon.the lundberg survey says the average price of gas has dropped six cents over the past two weeks.that's 55-cents lower than a year ago. this morning-- you'll pay about 2-15 to fill up your tank in milwaukee.the state average is about 2 cents more at 2-15.the national average right in the middle... at 2-16. new research suggests there are many perks to being single. scientists at u-c santa tend to have richer social lives, show more psychological growth ... and are more self- sufficient than their married peers.single people are also more likely to be resilient during hard times. researchers say what's considered a nervous habit for many people-- fidgeting-- may actually be a good thing.in the university of missouri study-- researchers found moving your feet or legs during long periods of
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study found the average person performed about 250 taps per minute. "so as long as you are not annoying your friends or bothering other people and you can get potential health benefits out of it, then why not do it?"researchers say while fidgeting may be helpful -- fidgeting may be helpful -- it is ?not as beneficial as walking and exercise. now to your weather and traffic together... with meteorologist brian gotter. comfortable weather continues this morning with lows in the 50s and low 60s under a clear sky and low humidity. today is very nice with sunshine, a light easterly breeze, highs near 80, and just a little bit of humidity. it is the pick day of the week! tonight is
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lows in the mid 60s.the humidity gets more uncomfortable for tuesday with highs in the low to mid 80s and a lot of sun. wednesday remains sunny, very warm and humid with highs in the mid to upper 80s.thursday is the most uncomfortable day of the week with highs near 90 and very steamy scattered late afternoon t'storms to develop. the best chance for rain this week is thursday night and friday with highs still in the mid 80s on friday. for the 3rd weekend in a row, the weather looks awesome with sunshine, low
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now it's time for your "four to know" this morning.we start with breaking news-- happening at mitchell international airport... ann sterling is live with the massive computer glitch... delaying ?delta
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donald trump heads to michigan today to talk about his economic policy.he's speaking with the detroit economic club. it's a regular stop for presidential hopefuls.hillary clinton is set to unveil her jobs plan in michigan on thursday.at last check, clinton had an 11-point lead over trump in michigan. happening today, the f-d-a is making it more difficult for minors to get their hands on
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will no longer be albe to give out free samples or sell to minors.before these new regulations, there was no federal law preventing the sale to minors, but most states minors, but most states already had restrictions in place.e-cig groups are pushing back against the regulations. a new report out today shows just how dangerous it is to drive if you haven't slept long enough.according to the report, a driver who has been awake for 21-hours will perfrom about the same as someone with a blood alcohol level of point zero eight... th driving in all states. still ahead on live at daybreak-- your olympic update.
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now for an olympic update... another setback for russian athletes.the international paralympic all russians from next month's rio paralympics over alleged widespread doping.russia's paralympians finished first in medals in sochi in 20-14... and second in 20-12 in london. russia said it would appeal the ban. and there are some ?major olympic events happening today-- including the men's 200 meter freestyle finals men's basketballand women's beach volleyball. here's a look at some local olympians-- if you watch tonight. the list includes
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golden eagle jimmy butler... team australia point guard and current milwaukee buck matthew dellavedova... and former buck andrew bogut-- also playing for team australia. looking at the medal count so far, the united states leads the medal count with 12.china in second with eight.italy in third with seven.australia has six, putting them in fourth. and south korea rounds out the top five with five medals. today's tmj 4 is ?your olympic stat ?everything that's happening during the summer games with our special "olympic zone". it airs tonight-- at 6-30 on today's tmj4. see you in 25 minutes for your next check on
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good morning. americans rule the pool. >> going to give them a significant lead. >> a big night for michael phelps and katie ledecky. phelps adding a 19th gold medal to his record olympic haul in the 4 by 100 relay, while katie ledecky shatters her own world record in her own free, leaving her competition way behind. >> ledecky is on the way to history in these games. the u.s. gymnastics team dominant as they begin their quest for gold. >> beautifully executed. >> but a stunner in tennis. three-time doubles champ serena and venus williams out in the first round. "today," monday, august 8th,

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