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now at noon -- deadly train crash-- the new jersey governor saying at least one person is dead and more than 100 injured after a train slams into a train station. the commuter train crashed directly into the station in hoboken, new jersey this morning. many of the injured are said to be critical.the impact of the crash left twisted metal and bricks and caused part of the terminal to collapse. mark barger reports. a devastating scene in new
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just outside of new york city. a commuter train slamming into the station platform during the morning rush hour. the train is used by hundreds of commuters who travel back and forth daily from from new jersey to new york city.one of the busiest terminals in the new york city area... the station suffered major damage. emergency crews rushed to the scene the help the injured. according to a passenger most of the injuries were centered in the first car. "people were getting out, there definitely people who were injured. i saw people with gashed heads and blood everywhere. early reports through the bumper stop at the end of the track and finally stopped between the stations waiting area and the platform. more than 100 people are injured, many critically. "there are approx. 250 on the train this time of day. it was the 838 into hoboken terminal. we are still determining the cause." rail service has been suspended in and out of hoboken, which is just across the hudson riverfrom new york city.nbc news. so far indications are that
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n-t-s-b is leading the investigation.however, the f-b-i of both new jersey and new york.. have sent agencies to help out in the investigation. local news nowjury deliberations underway in the trial for the man accused of opening fire on the wrong home, killing 5-year-old laylah petersen.prosecutors believe 21-year-old carl barrett is one of two men who shot up the home. laylah was sitting on her grandfather's lap watching tv when she was shot. two other suspects already made plea deals and b year. the f-b-i and wisconsin department of justice are reviewing recent complaints about credit card skimmers at gas pumps and atms statewide. crooks rigged gas pumps recently in brookfield, franklin, elm grove and random lake.skimming devices were also recently discovered at 3 bank atms in kenosha.3 bank atms in kenosha. a memorial for sylville smith has been removed from a tree in the sherman park neighborhood.smith was shot and killed by milwaukee police
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protest in the neighborhood. neighbors have been complaining about large groups gathering at the memorial causing disturbances. the fight surrounding the fence in sherman park is now over.the case has been dismmissed.county executive chris abele was suing the sheriff to keep a temporary fence surrounding the park down.the county executive says he came to an agreement with the sheriff and the fence will stay down. northwestern mutual painting a clearer picture today about how many people will loose their jobs... ...after announcing that cut-backs were coming. this is a live look at the milwaukee based insurance company's downtown campus... ...which is sprouting that huge new office tower. the company ceo told workers today it would be about 100 jobs eliminated this year... and hundreds more next year.more next year. it's still not clear how many of those positions will be here in milwaukee. overnight was partly cloudy, windy and cool with lows in
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gusting to 30 mph .the wind off the lake kept us 10 degrees warmer than the past 2 mornings. today will have plenty of sun, a few clouds, and highs in the mid to upper 60s (normal) with a ne wind gusting to 30 mph. there is a slight chance for a pop up shower in the evening, and a better overnight with lows in
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raising taxes on car owners... to pay for busses. milwaukee county executive chris able is floating that as part of his transit plan, which he will talk more about today. the so-called "wheel tax" has been discussed and rejected in past years and would require a new fee on vehicle registrations. this afternoon-- this afternoon-- abele will be joined by transit advocates to announce details of his save transit plan.it's a cornerstone of the upcoming 2017 budget that addresses significant challenges facing transportation infrastructure and waukesha county officials want to hear from you about transportation issues affecting the region.a town hall forum is being held tonight.the goal is to encourage the state to find a sustainable solution for transportation funding on a long term basis.the town hall starts at seven at the waukesha county highway operations office on woodburn road. decision 2016 coverage nowthe wisconsin assembly's republican and democratic leaders are set to debate in madison.speaker robin vos and
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are scheduled to appear at a luncheon today at a downtown club. they're expected to discuss upcoming elections and legislature's agenda. republicans control the republicans control the chamber 63 to 36, making it all but certain that they'll retain the majority following the november elections.the hottest topic going into the next session will be road funding. the wife of democratic vice presidential nominee tim kaine in milwaukee today.anne holton is here to promote early voting in wisconsin.she made a stop on milwaukee's east side this morning and will be in hillary clinton's daughter chelsea will be in green bay tomorrow campaigning for her mom.clinton hasn't made an appearance in wisconsin since losing the april primary. her political rival donald trump was in waukesha yesterday... trying to shore up support in his own party. more news nowthe average cost of groceries in wisconsin decreased by 8 percent over the last year.the wisconsin farm bureau federation found shoppers spent an average of 49-dollars on 16 basic food items. that's 70 cents less
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4-dollars less than september 2015.some of the food items that has decreased in cost include the price of eggs, dairy prices and cost of beef. jobless claims were up last week. in spite of the uptick, the over all number of applications remains low.the national unemployment rate is at 4-point-9 percent and many employers say they are having a hard time finding qualified workers to fill openings. more than 100 jobs are coming to rock county.an auto supplier recently announced it's opening a plant in belo. die, which supplies parts for fiat chrysler, has finalized a deal to start production by next year.the project will bring 118 jobs to the area. plus for our area. manufacturing jobs are a significant resource or opportunity for people in our area. they provide a family sustaining income. in the past, we've always seen that they're able to provide good benefits, so we think that this is just solidily going to
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molding and die is investing about 14-million-dollars in this project. the company expects to be running at full capacity by june of next year. and will start looking for employees at the beginning of 2017. it's supposed to be an affordable alternative to four-year universities... but students at wisconsin's technical colleges are facing bigger financial challenges. the cost of attendance has climbed. but experts say the real problem is students leaving and defaulting on loans.about one in every five wisconsin technical college students defaults on federal loans brown county communities are getting an additional 534-thousand dollars back.. from the excess "lambeau field sales tax." that according to the state department of revenue. 17-million dollars in extra money was returned to residents last year. still ahead... search for answers. a teacher and two students were shot at a south carolina elementary school. the latest on the investigation. then... worker shortage.why farmers across the country are in need of workers and why many producers
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of roads were closed due to flash flooding. meteorologist brian gotter joins us now with a look at your forecast... overnight was partly cloudy, windy and cool with lows in the mid 50s, and ne winds gusting to 30 mph .the wind off the lake kept us 10 degrees warmer than the past 2 mornings. today will have plenty and highs in the mid to upper 60s (normal) with a ne wind gusting to 30 mph. there is a slight chance for a pop up shower in the evening, and a better overnight with lows in the 50s.friday is mostly cloudy and windy with highs in the low 60s and scattered showers. the ne wind continues
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the day, and remains breezy overnight with rain showers. saturday is mostly cloudy with a few afternoon showers, highs in the low to mid 60s, and the wind finally dies down to 5-10 mph. sunday is mostly cloudy with highs in the upper 60s.
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sheriff's deputies returned to an elementary school in south carolina this morning-- where they say a teenager shot two students and a teacher after killing his father at their home.officers and forensic specialists are resuming their are resuming their investigation at townville elementary school. a volunteer firefighter tackled the teen suspect after the sh afternoon. teacher who was shot and other employees rushed students inside. courage, i mean these teachers and staff members love these children and they put their lives on the line to protect them."a teacher and one student were treated and released from the hospital. a second child is in critical condition. investigators are still trying to determine a motive for the shooting. firefighters battled a large warehouse fire this morning in
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were met with heavy flames and smoke when they arrived.the building's roof collapsed under the heat and flames.no one was inside the building and so far there are no reports of any injuries.the cause of the fire is under investigation. coming up... childcare versus college. how much many parents are now paying just to send one kid to daycare and how it compares to college tuition. and -- ranting on social media. the two main airlines that respond to travelers upset over delays and
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american farmers say they are facing a severe worker shortage. farm workers are undocumented immigrants. yet, that pool of workers is shrinking.a recent pew research report found that more mexican immigrants are now leaving the u-s than coming into the country, citing tougher enforcement of immigration laws and the slow economic recovery. with fewer workers, farm owners say costs are rising and they often must leave unpicked fruit to rot in the fields. many producers are even opting to leave the u-s for countries with lower costs and fewer regulations. a new report says it now costs
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for college. the average costs of full-time daycare for kids up to age four is just under 96-hundred dollars a year.by comparison, the average cost of in-state college tuition is about 94-hundred a year.and if parents make the national median household income of 53- thousand dollars a year... daycare for one child would cover 18 percent of that income. here's something a lot of us have done: our flight is delayed or canceled and in frustration we lash out at the airline on twitter or facebook. do those do any good? do airlines even read those posts?as phil lebeau reports-- a new study says, yes, you are being heard. it happens thousands of times every day.... travelers rant online about an airline because they're flight is delayed or they've had a bad experience."i don't think they can listen to us, because there are so many people flying and complaining at the
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complaining at the same time." "i don't think the airlines are listening to the complaints."fact is, airlines are watching... and often responding to what you put on social media.southwest airlines has a team tracking twitter, facebook and other online sites 24 hours a day. and when customers vent about a problem... southwest reaches out to them"the approach is really how can we help, wait a minute we hate to hear that.... so what is going on, give us some information and let's see what we can do to straighten this out."social media teams help airlines by rebooking customers or just keeping them a little calmer by relaying up to information when problems pop up... like in july, when southwest canceled over two thousand flights due to a computer outage.and even though every major airline tracks and answers customers on-line... some do it better than others. for example, southwest answers almost half of the customers who mention the airline on social media... the best among airlines in north america.... meanwhile, alaska is the fastest... answering social media posts within three minutes according to conversocial... which works with airlines like alaska and tracks the industry's
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can tweet at a company and get a response and have your issue resolved literally in minutes that is a phenomenal experience and if you can do that, you will every single time." while more of us may be tweeting when our flight plans suddenly hit turbulence.... experts say think twice before you send a tweet or go to facebook with a rant. they say a calmer request for help often leads to a quicker response which could solve your problem that much faster. coming up... childhood memories. the popular movie disney is now remaking and the reason behind the move. and -- just a phone call away. the help line johnsonville sausages now has
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the northern lights lit up the skies wednesday night in iceland.residents were asked to keep their homes dark between ten and eleven-- to get a clearer few of the natural phenomenon.tourists and locals snapped amazing photos and videos of the green-lit sky...sharing them
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prepare your inner child for what we are about to tell you. disney is remaking the lion king!the news was made official on twitter from the studio's official twitter page. disney says the studio will reimagine the lion king in a way similar to the jungle book that to the jungle book that debuted in april.the lion king is one of the biggest animated films of all time... br grammy awards.no word on when it will hit the big screen. during the summer longhorn has a grilling hotline and during the holiday's butterball has its turkey hotline.well now the sausage experts at johnsonville have launched their own sausage helpline. today and tomorrow you can get expert advice from eight in the morning until eight at
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cooking tips and more. the number to call is 8-4-4- 9-sausage live at 12:30 is up next-- teen hit by a suv. the injuries the waukehsa teen boy the investigation stands. also... snap a picture. the state that's allowing voters to take a selfie with their ballot and why it made that
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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. the new jersey governor says one person was killed when a commuter train crashed into a train station in hoboken.at least 100 others were injured, many critically.this is cell phone video of passengers inside the station after the crash.witnesses say many passengers kicked out windows and crawled to safety. the national transportation safety

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