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thanks for thanks for joining us this afternoon. i'm vince vitrano. and i'm bridget shanahan.if you're just joining us-- here's a look at your top stories today. wisconsin is looking less and less like a battleground state in the race for president, even as tight. republican donald trump has not campaigned in wisconsin in over a month and democrat hillary clinton has not been to the state since the april primary. neither side is spending money on campaign ads in the badger state yet. an accident near 76th and sheridan killed one person and landed another in the hospital. chopper four captured the wreckage near 76th and sheridan.according to milwaukee police, the car ran into this department of public works truck.the 20-year-old
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season.in western wisconsin-- flooding has made some roads impassable. several schools closed today while others delayed the start of classes. the national weather service
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lawmakers from both sides of the political aisle... and different levels of government... are touting a new effort to get dangerous drugs off the street. pete zervakis explains how it works. the governor says kiosks - like this one - will make it
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been put up at the walgreens store at 35th and wisconsin.... and old pills can be dropped in at any time. governor scott walker says people across the state could already turn in unused prescriptions at police stations. walgreens hopes kiosks - like this one - will make them even easier to get rid of.... since some people don't live near police stations... and others might feel uncomfortable stopping in. in terms of challenges people might have in terms of going to the police station or question 17 you come here there's no questions, there's no hassle, and it's easythe attorney general says 80 percent of people who use heroin started with prescription painkillers... and 70 percent of them got the pills from friends or family. making it all the more important those drugs not sit in drawers or medicine cabinets. in total walgreens is installing 18 of these kiosks at pharmacies across the state at 35th and wis pz
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other kiosks in our area are located in brookfield... greenfield... menomonee falls... kenosha... oconomowoc... and racine violence erupted again in charlotte, north carolina... over the police shooting of an african-american man.44 people were arrested and at least five people injured, including four police officers.the governor has declared a state of emergency ... and called out both the national guard and the state highway patrol. authorities say that an increased police presence will be on the streets "i'm trying to prevent people from being hurt, my brothers are out here too they're trying to do it the right way." the officer who shot keith lamont scott was not wearing a body camera ... but other officers were and there is also video from a police dashboard camera.none of that footage has been released -- officials say it is still under review. from a broken bone to a deadly shooting, all 800 police departments in california must begin using a new online tool
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launched today and the tool's developers hail it as the first statewide dataset of its kind in the country and a model for other states.those who are more critical of law enforcement call it a big step toward police . millions of people in puerto rico found themselves without electricity this morning-- after a power plant fire sparked mass outages.the fire broke out yesterday afternoon at the plant that provides power to most of the island's residents.investigators are still trying to determine the cause.government officials say it could be 24 hours or more before all power is restored. the c-e-o of the company that makes life saving epipens-- grilled on capitol hill. despite outrage over skyrocketing costs, heather bresch said she won't drop prices, which have risen more than 400-percent over the past decade.under pressure - mylan pharmaceuticals recently said it will produce a generic version for 300-dollars, not 600. but adding a generic version didn't impress members
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which truly is unprecedented - we cut the price in half!" "it's unprecedented to raise the price by $500!"both republicans and democrats demanding to know how mylan pharmaceuticals could justify a price hike.now, the new york and west virginia attorneys general have launched criminal investigations into the company's pricing practices. the republican leader of the wisconsin state senate says g-o-p senators are divided on whether taxes and fees should be raised to pay for roads. fitzgerald said lawmakers have to live within the parameters set out by governor walker. the governor is refusing to raises taxes or fees for roads, unless there's an equal reduction elsewhere. a new mural on milwaukee's east side is spurring a heated debate on social media.the mural depicts a young black man in a prison outfit.the artist says the piece was supposed to be "a sharp criticism of mass incarceration and the violence that it does to communities of color."some are criticizing the mural, calling it
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it's creating a conversation. "i'm all for using it as a catalyst to heal, to educate, to make some sort of an impact that would change the design for african american in this city, as well as the nation.' the artist has apologized, saying he should gotten more feedback from community advocates before painting the mural.it's unclear if the mural will be re-painted. milwaukee fashion week kicks off tonight. the top floor at the hyatt downtown .. today's tmj-4 stopped by during rehearsal. from hair and makeup to the models and designers, almost everyone is from wisconsin. - it's so cool because i it's so cool - - it's so cool because i feel like when people think wisconsin they don't think fashion so it's exciting that we get this event to showcase our hard work and our passion i'm excited i'm totally nervous as well but it's a great opportunity to kind of showcase that blind women are
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fashion week is going on today- saturday. proceeds benefit pathfinders. you can get tickets at the door. for more information visit our website tmj4 dot com. still ahead - we'll get a look at the markets this afternoon... and -- up for auction.how you can get your hands on this marilyn monroe dress she wore when she sang happy birthday to president john f. kennedy russ: i've travelled over 50,000 miles all across wisconsin - listening to people, hearing their stories.
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so together, we came up with the badger innovation plan. a plan to help wisconsin businesses grow through expanded access to high-speed broadband, better job training and fair trade. because we need to export wisconsin products, not wisconsin jobs.
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taking a look at the market right now...dow:nasdaq:s and p: americans will be splurging on candy, costumes and all things spooky like never before this halloween season.that's according to the national retail federation's annual halloween survey.it found total spending for halloween this year is expected to reach 8-point-4 billion dollars. folks are expected to spend about 82-dollars--- that's nearly nine dollars more than last year. halloween costume and p-j set depicting a polynesian figure featured in its upcoming animated movie, moana.the company pulled the products from its website after some critics deemed them offensive by deemed them offensive by allowing a child to wear the skin color of another race. disney apologized and said it regrets offending anyone. the dress marilyn monroe wear when she sang happy birthday to president john f. kennedy will be auctioned in november.
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dress was designed exclusively for monroe in 19-62.the dress sold in 19-99 for a little more than one-point-26 million dollars.now julien's auctions estimates the dress to be worth two-to-three million dollars. julien's auctions is offering the dress, along with some of monroe's other belongings, at an auction in los angeles on november 17th. a statue of inventor and ohio native thomas edison was dedicated wednesday at the u-s capitol in washington.ohio officials decided in 20- governor william allen, who supported southern slave owners.ohio voters selected edison as the replacement.the bronze statue of edison holding a light bulb was displayed at the library in his ohio hometown of milan before its installation in washington. here's a live look outside at... meteorologist brian gotter is back with the storm
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here's your prime time lineup on tmj4."superstore" on at seven-- followed by "the good
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"the blacklist"then it's more local news on live at ten. can't decide whether you want the burger or hot dog?a new food combination merges both into one.it's called the hamdog.it recently launched in australia.the inventor of the hamdog hopes to launch it in the u-s next year.
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russ feingold: i'm russ feingold and i approve this message. narrator: listen to ron johnson on social security: johnson: social security is a legal ponzi scheme. narrator: as senator, johnson's been working to turn it into one. he wants to privatize social security putting benefits at risk. and he attacks medicare -- would turn it into a voucher program, costing seniors thousands out-of-pocket. don't let ron johnson turn social security into a
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not for seniors. not for wisconsin. [tense music] [door closes] >> aiden: hope. i'm glad i ran into you. >> adrienne: roll it... hey, theo, hey. i'm so glad you're staying here. i know yda >> theo: oh, yeah, he-- he worries. >> adrienne: hey, could you watch arianna and thomas for just a minute while i warm thomas's bottle? >> theo: sure. >> adrienne: oh, great. thank you. thank you, sweetie. >> theo: you're welcome. >> adrienne: [laughs] hey, um, you know what? i'm gonna check on security too, make sure everything's okay. >> theo: okay, yeah. no worries. >> aiden: we need to talk. >> hope: aiden. we have nothing to discuss. >> aiden: it's important.

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