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hello, jimmy john's! jimmy john's! jimmy john's! freaky fresh, freaky fast. thanks for joining us this afternoon. i'm vince vitrano. if you're just joining us stories today. the brookfield community honoring a green beret who died in afghanistan. staff sergeant matthew thompson was killed this week, and is the first american service member killed in afghanistan since january. he enlisted in 2011 and was a 2006 graduate of brookfield central high school. he also attended marquette university. the school will honor thompson with a moment of silence at tonight's football game. as the community continues to heal following this month's unrest in sherman park... the
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local youth today. keynote speaker eddie moore jr. says he's encouraging kids attending to now be leaders... and take what they learn back to their peers. the co-chair of the state's budget writing committee is trying to generate some support for boosting transportation funding. the budget is facing a 939 million dollar shortfall.governor scott walker has said he won't approve any new taxes or fees to pay for it.representative john nygren believes involving the public is key to changing lawmakers' mi downpours redeveloped overnight, especially south of milwaukee, and they were out of the area by 9am, and it remained warm and humid with lows near 70. the sky has now cleared, the humidity has dropped significantly the past few hours with a nw wind, and highs will be near 80. tonight
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near 60 along the lakefront, and low to mid 50s inland. milwaukee police are working to crack down on street racing on the city's far north side. police have launched new efforts to curb late night racing.alderwoman chantia lewis said they have identified problem stretches of roads, like north 107 street, bradley roads and others.there will be extra police patroling those areas. steven avery's attorney plans to file a motion she hopes will get avery a new trial or have his conviction overturned. it comes less than
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murder conviction.avery's attorney, kathleen zellner is requesting access to d-n-a evidence used to prosecute avery. she is also requesting new testing be done that was not available during the original trial. still no word on what the state plans to do following the overturned conviction of avery's nephew... brendan dassey.he was convicted of helping avery murder teresa halbach in 2005... but a federal judge recently overturned the decision... saying his confession was co-erced.the state has decision... decide to re-try dassey... or release him from prison. more news now--drug maker mylan says it plans to boost access to its epipen auto- injector.the news comes after mylan came under fire for a 400-percent price increase in the past decade.under the company's new pricing plan, mylan is reducing the cost through the use of a savings card.patients who were previously paying the full price for the epipen will have their out-of-pocket cost cut
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on c-n-b-c, mylan's c-e-o said the company wants to insure the life-saving drug is available to those who need it. "this isn't an epipen issue. this isn't a mylan issue. this is a healthcare issue. pharmaceutical, the irony is the system incentives higher prices." mylan also is doubling the eligibility for its patient assistance program, which will eliminate out-of-pocket costs for uninsured and under-insured patients. for the first time-- america's top doctor is reaching out to every physician in the united states.the u-s surgeon general is sending a letter to the doctors... warning them about the opioid epidemic.in it-- he asks for help to solve the urgent health crisis.from 1999 to 2014-- more than 165- thousand people in the u-s died from overdoses related to pain medications. some of the surviving victims of the orlando nightclub shooting... will not have to deal with the costs of the hospital care they received.
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they will not bill survivors for medical services.in june... omar mateen opened fire inside the club... killing 49-people.orlando regional says it will seek payment for it services from other resources... such as insurance plans and a victims fund set up by the city. black-box recordings from the el faro cargo ship -- shedding light on the crew's final hours.n-t-s-b investigators are now analyzing some 26-hours of information from the voyage data recorder -- which was pulled from the ocean floor back i faro sank october 2015 during hurricane joaquin.all 33 people on board were killed. the n-t-s-b has not released the audio. an investigation happening now on the death of a woman who fell from a zip line ride at a delaware park.police say a 59-year-old woman fell 40 feet from a zipline yesterday afternoon at go ape adventure park.go ape immediately shut down and investigators spent the afternoon collecting evidence to determine what went wrong.
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it's always been very safe and it's a super fun activity around here in this area."the park sent a statement.. saying in part "the go ape team is deeply saddened by this tragic occurrence. our thoughts and prayers go out to her family and friends and in particular to those who were on the course with her at the time." a new report found the cause of many flight delays.... and it's not the weather.a bloomberg news report is pointing the finger at the airlines.it says mechanical issues and crew scheduling are now the leading cause of fl but there is some good news. the report found delays have dropped to historically low levels in recent months. triple-a is warning drivers... there are misconceptions regarding automatic braking systems.new test results released today reveal automatic emergency braking systems vary greatly in design and performance... and not all of them are designed to prevent collisions.some are designed to prevent accidents, while other systems only attempt to lessen the damage when a crash occurs.
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making... researchers have confirmed the existence of a potentially habitable planet close to our solar system.how close? scientist believe proxima-b is only a mere 4- point-2 light years - roughly 24 trillion miles away... which apparently is close. they also believe it's surface could sustain liquid water-- the main ingredient for life. its being called one the biggest astronomical discoveries of the century. the national parks service is celebrating its centennial birthday week the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the u-s national parks service.to celebrate, it's waiving admission fees to all of its more than 400 national parks across the nation... today through sunday. still ahead - we'll get a look at the markets this afternoon... and -- milwaukee rally. when area dealerships are getting set to host thousands of hareley davidson riders... ...and the parties and concerts everyone can
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taking a look at the market
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the rumble returns to southeast wisconsin... labor day weekend for the annual milwaukee rally. area harley davidson dealers are planning huge parties.mark mcclain is from the house of harley davidson on 60th and layton... here to talk about what's happening at his place... the other delearships... the harley museum... and the summerfest grounds...
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information... including a full rundown of events... is up online. you can check it out in a link on our website... link on our website... tmj4.com morning rain out... humidity dropping. brian gotter lets us know when the really nice weather moves in... and which of the two weekend days looks like rain. the storm team
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johnson: it's just kinda free money... narrator: with senator johnson, opportunity for middle class kids would disappear. ron johnson's not for students.
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downpours redeveloped overnight, especially south of milwaukee, and they were out of the area by 9am, and it remained warm and humid with lows near 70. the sky has now cleared, the humidity has dropped significantly the past few hours with a nw wind, a highs will be near 80. tonight is clear and cool with lows near 60 along the lakefront, and low to mid 50s inland. friday is another perfect day with sunshine, low humidity and highs in the 70s...it is a top 10 weather day. unfortunately, clouds, humidity and t'showers return for saturday with highs near 80 and a sw wind at 10-20 mph. the rain tapers off saturday evening, and sunday will have
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highs near 80.
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lineup....at 6:30, its the now: milwaukee.followed by n- f-l preseason football.. atlanta vs. miami.then more local news live at 10. what goes up must come down. some domino artists learned this the hard way.after constructing america's largest domino tower... and being just 10 mere levels from becoming the 2nd tallest in the world... the whole thing came crashing down.seven hours of work and more than 3-thousand dominos crumbled before their eyes. thanks for watching.days of our lives is next.our next newscast is our next next. lives is days of our watching. thanks for thanks for watching.days of
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not thready. there's no indication of an overdose. >> belle: thank god. >> kayla: this has been such a hard year for her. abigail... so young and a mother. my heart just breaks for them. jenn. i am so sorry. >> jennifer: [moaning] what... >> kayla: hi. >> jennifer: kayla... [groans] [exhales] belle?

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