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breaking news now-- taking a look at the radar. storms across southeastern wiscsi and the rain is not over yet -- sandbags are going out and some roads are closed. so much rain falling in dodge county a school in mayville is evacuated.several streets in mayville are blocked off because of rising water there. let's get straight to rikki mitchell -- she's outside of st. john's where the students were sent home, rikki? wis 28 at oak street closed in both directions because of
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school evacuated because of flooding according to mayville police. all schools in mayville school district open, however parkview elementary school sandbagging as precaution. school district says superintendent at the school now and they will know more in an hour mayville closures: -fourth street -bridge street west of muzzy street national weather service reports some areas of dodge county have recorded more than 4 inches of rain in last 24 hours. more storms off and on expected through the day. storms also causing some power outageswe energies telling us downed wires are affecting 900 people in the milwaukee area.
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storms also causing some power outageswe energies telling us downed wires are affectin people in the milwaukee area. this is a look at the we energies outage map... parts of southeastern wisconsin is under a flood watch. meteorologist brian gotter in the weather center with the latest. yesterday was back to work and school, and it was hot and steamy with highs near 90, and a few scattered t'storms late afternoon. showers and t'storms developed overnight with 1-3" of rain in our
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in the lower 70s. the summer heat and humidity sticks around for today with highs in the mid 80s, and scattered afternoon t'storms likely. heavy rain is likely along a cold front tonight, with 1-2" of rain for most of se wisconsin with lows near 70. a flood watch is in effect for the counties north of milwaukee until 1am thursday the rain also causing in southwestern wisconsin.
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the rain also causing problems in southwestern wisconsin.take a look at these pictures from yuba in richland county -- a reporter from our news parter in madison took these just a couple hours ago -- the village president says he's been sandbagging since 4:30 this morning.fields are flooded -- these cows left to figure out how to get to higher ground. you ca the weather, where-ever you are.you can look at our interactive radar to see where rain is falling.just head to our website tmj4 dot com and on our free app. three milwaukee restaurants were robbed in a span of 90 minutes. right now, police believe all three could be connected. ann sterling reports. during the breakfast rush , customers were being turned away at this george webb restaurant on oakland near locust. i was just trying to go in there and they stopped me. the officer stopped me from going in. i don't know
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after 6 this morning 2 men wearing mask -- one with a gun walked in with a woman demanding money. the trio got away with cash and nobody was hurt. at 530 this morning-- this denny's on brown deer road and servite was also hit. and just before 5 am -- this denny's on the south side --- in the 38 hundred block of 27th. was also robbed.the manager says the only customers inside had just left -- when 2 guys wearing mask barged in you can't even go sit down for breakfast without someone coming in and messing it up. that's sad. yea, i'm sad about it. all 3 restaurants are open 24 hours a day the 2 denny's restaurants had security cameras and right now police say the 3 may be connected. on the east side ann sterling happening todaya court hearing is set for this afternoon to try and settle the clash between milwaukee county sheriff david clarke and county executive chris abele.
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ordered sherman park to close early every night and put up a temporary fence -- after the riots and unrest last month.on sunday -- county executive chris abele removed the orange fence. that afternoon deputies put the orange fence back up. at 2 today --- a judge is expected to meet with both sides again-- to make his final decision.. whitefish bay police are holding a personal safety education program tonight to give people living in the community a better idea of how to protect themselves.those in attendance will learn the signs victims.the program runs from 6-30 to 7-30 at the whitefish bay village hall. a death investigation underway in oconomowoc. neighbors say a man found his sister dead monday night, in her river place apartment. the chief confirmed to us today that there was an acquaintance who would come and go from the apartment.they tell us they are talking to the victim's family, friends and co-workers about the last 48 hours before her death.the department may release more information this afternoon.
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killing his wife and sister in law.court records show officials considered releasing a former dane county sheriff's deputy to his parents' home. andrew steele was found not legally responsible for killing the two women, two years ago. he has a-l-s and is no longer able to walk. more than 40 medical facilities have declined to take steele after a judge ordered his release. a 12 year old boy has died after being hit by a bus in kaukauna the accident happened yesterday afternoon. investigators say the boy was crossing st bus hit him, while it was turning on a road. the child's identity has not been released at this time. yesterday was the first day of school. the city of west allis is looking for people who want to make a positive difference in their community.the police department is hiring new police officers and dispatchers.the positions are full and part time.an informational session will be held on the 22nd at the police department.the application deadline is september 30th decision 2016 nowa chance to hear from two presidential
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m-s-n-b-c are hosting the "commander in chief" forum tonight. democrat hillary clinton and republican donald trump will be answering questions about national security and veterans issues. you can watch it tonight at seven... right here on today's tmj4. a new poll breaks down where likely voters stand on the issue of immigration.according to the c-n-n o-r-c poll-- voters are split over which presidential candidate would best handle the issue .among registered voters-- 49-percent say they trust clinton on the issue... while trump's proposals to deal with immigration are unpopular. about six in ten of those surveyed oppose building a wall along the border with mexico. today, milwaukee county's transportation, public works and transit committee discussed cutting m-c-t-s' 'go pass' program. supervisors are now learning how much their free-rides plan is costing tax payers... about 3-million dollars. right now... elderly and disabled riders get to ride milwaukee county buses for free.
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long a nasa astronaut just spent in space... and his ties to wisconsin. then... now hiring. prince's former home and studio will soon be open for visitors...how you can get even better access to paisley
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storm team for now-- rain causing problems across the badger state.many areas dealing with flooding.taking a live look at mitchell international airport... meteorologist brian gotter joins us now with a look at your forecast... yesterday was back to work and school, and it was hot and steamy with highs near 90, and a few scattered t'storms late afternoon. showers and t'storms developed overnight with 1-3" of rain in our northern counties., and it was still warm and humid with lows in the lower 70s. the summer heat and humidity sticks around for today with highs in the mid 80s, and scattered
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heavy rain is likely along a cold front tonight, with 1-2" of rain for most of se wisconsin with lows near 70. a flood watch is in effect for the counties north of milwaukee until 1am thursday temperatures and the thick humidity drop a little bit on thursday with highs in the lower 80s and afternoon sunshine. another cold front will cause a few showers to develop on friday afternoon with highs in the 70s a low humidity. behind that front, saturday is partly cloudy and breezy with scattered t'showers, highs in the lower 70s. sunday is sunny and comfortable with highs in the
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jeff williams safely landed back on earth tuesday night. he set a new record for the most time spent in space by an american.williams spent 534 days in space-- beating the previous record set by scott kelly, who spent 520 days in space.the crew's trip home marked the official end of the space station's expedition 48. the football season is kicking off in just a couple of days. prime-time games this thursday and sunday. the tradition continues with carrie underwood singing the sunday night football theme.the cast and crew say the opening scene to the sunday night coverage will no doubt get you pumped up for the big game. people cant wait for carrie to start sunday night football. it's a tradition, people love her, she fits it so perfectly now. it's an exciting time to come out here to get a chance to hear her voice and, as powerful as it is, it sort of gets you fired up.the season
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season's superbowl.... with the broncos and the panthers going head to head. you can catch the game right here on today's tmj-4. a rescue dog becomes the newest member of a police department in florida.the boynton beach police department has brought on a beagle mix named "harley."she will be assigned to a detective with the special- victims unit.harley will act as a the therapy dog -- mostly for kids.the national center for missing and exploited children believes harley will be a great addition. a wrestling team in indiana is helping a teammate, after he family lost everything on sunday.. including wrestling equipment.so the team decided to rally together, collecting whatever the family needs. "gift cards are always a good idea but he also lost all of his wrestling gear and stuff like that so i'm personally probably going to donate some wrestling shoes and stuff like that for him".for now firefighters are ruling the fire accidental.but they say there's just too much damage to determine the actual cause.
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'help wanted' sign.the massive complex needs workers to help handle the hordes of fans expected to tour prince's former home when it opens next month.the management company is looking to fill jobs in security and sales.prince collapsed died of an accidental overdose of the painkiller fentanyl at paisley park in april. coming up... settling suits. the car dealer that just reached a deal in the ingnition switch scandal... and how many more lawsuits are still pending. and -- secrets revealed. when apple plans to unveil its lineup of new
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for your healthwisconsin health officials are concerned about about the strength of opiods hitting the streets. they say fentanyl... which in some cases 50 to 100 times stronger than heroin... will make the narcan less effective on people who are overdosing. doctors say the shift to these more potent drugs may be because heroin is becoming harder to obtain. an irregular heartbeat is linked to more serious health conditions th thought.atrial fibrillation is known to increase the risk of stroke... but researchers wanted to see how it affected other cardiovascular issues. they found irregular heartbeat was associated with a higher risk of kidney disease, heart failure, heart attack and sudden cardiac death. new york's attorney general is investigating whether the maker of epipens violated antitrust laws.he says mylan pharmaceuticals may have included potentially anti- competitive terms into its epipen sales contracts with school systems.the company made national headlines when
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drug 400 percent over the course of seven years. senate democrats blocked a one- point-one billion dollar bill to fight the zika virus.they say is too political.this as more cases of the potentially devastating virus have been reported in south florida. bringing the number of locally transmitted cases to 67. we know that we can save lives. this isn't something that is up in the air, debatable."the bill needed 60 votes to pass.several suggested they might lump zika funding in with other government spending measures -- resolving the issue before the end of the month. general motors has settled two lawsuits over cars with faulty ignition switches.the automaker recalled two- point-six million small cars in 2014 to replace the defective switches.the switches were linked to at least 124 deaths and 275 injuries.g-m admitted to knowing about the faulty part a decade before it recalled the vehicles.g-m is facing
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ignition switches. american airlines flying its first scheduled flights from miami to cuba today. the first flights will only go a couple of places.american service to havana is expected to begin in november. last week, jetblue became the first commercial u- s airline to fly to cuba in more than half a century. ten u-s airlines are set to add a cuba route to their scheduling with about 300 flights a week. big news for apple fans. the company is holdi san francisco, expecting to unveil the new i-phone 7.the company that made white earbuds a fashion statement, now rumored to be eliminating them..according to websites that focus on apple products. introducing new wireless earbuds that may connect via bluetooth. whatever they do with that space it better be good, because users are used to plugging in their headphones, and if you want to change our behavior it better be for a good reason. other expected
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home button that vibrates and a dual lens camera. analysts think apple will roll out a game changer next year on the 10th anniversary of the iphone. not to be outdone, sony is holding an event in new york city, where it's expected to unveil two new versions of its top-selling playstation 4 console.hardcore gamers are interested in the larger of the two, which sony is calling the p-s-4 neo.it should have faster processors and improved graphics.and don't worry -- it will still play all your old p-s-4 games. coming up... new beginnings. the wisconsin city made the list as one of the best places to raise a family. and taking a step forward.a milwaukee playground getting rebuilt after being destroyed by fire. how you can share your ideas.
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a milwaukee neighborhood playground that was set on fire last year will take a step forward this week. the playground, near buffum and center, has been selected to be rebuilt as part of the milwaukee plays initiative. families and residents are being asked to provide input into the playground's equipment and features. tomorrow at 5:30, a meeting taking place at the playground for evaluation. the box office will open tomorrow for the 8th annual milwaukee film festival.you can start buying tickets to person at the landmark oriental theatre box office or by phone.office or by phone. milwaukee film members can access the box office today. last year's film festival had a record 77 sold out screenings.the film festival starts september 22nd. with the summer wedding season coming to an end-- many couples are looking to start a family.a new wallet-hub study released this year's best and worst cities for families. madison is number two on the list for best cities.according to wallet-hub, madison has the most playgrounds per 100-
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breaking news now-- storms causing flooding problems across southeastern wisconsin. forcing counties to put out sandbags and a school to evacuate. lets head straight over to meteorologist brian gotter with the forecast. yesterday was back to work and school, and it was hot and steamy with highs near 90, and a few scattered t'storms late afternoon. showers and t'storms developed overnight with 1-3" of northern counties., and it was still warm and humid with lows in the lower 70s. the summer heat and humidity sticks around for today with highs in the mid 80s, and scattered afternoon t'storms likely. heavy rain is likely along a cold front tonight, with 1-2" of rain for most of se wisconsin with lows near 70. a flood watch is in effect for

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