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now at 4:30 - a live look from southeast wisconsin.. some people received some rain this morning.. but more could be coming our way tomorrow. meteorologist scott steele times it out for us.. with very dry air in place at the surface it's going to take some time for the atmosphere to saturate, but that process is already underway on a stronger southerly wind flow ahead of the next storm system. those breezes will boost our temperatures back
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across southeast wisconsin. the approaching strong cold front will arrive midday tomorrow triggering a rounds of showers. the rainfall should diminish through the evening hours with dramatic clearing once the boundary passes to our east. meantime, the more significant effect will be a new air mass with a genuine autumn feel. temperatures will tumble dramatically with some spots dipping into the 30s wednesday night into thursday morning. abundant ns accompany the cooler air for the end of the work week. thousands of people are still stranded in north carolina flood waters because of hurricane matthew. the storm is responsible for at least 30 deaths in the u-s alone. and as sarah rosario reports, the danger still isn't over. with hurricane matthew gone
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hundreds of thousands without power and many stranded in hard hit lumberton north carolina.the flooding so bad in some parts the only way to safety is to be rescued by boat or truck.. sound belinda hyatt - lumberton, nc"i called all the shelters - i thought she was gone. i never thought she was still up here."belinda hyatt's mom survived the storm but got trapped in the historic rising waters.natural soundwhile she's thankful to be alive, the focus turns to fema, the coast guard and national guard who are rescuing more than a thousand saving others now in harms way... sound doug westoff - fema "we have to go door to door and verify there is no one there.the shelters brim full, with many wondering when they can return home.. but the governor warns- stay off the roads, sound gov. pat mccrory - (r) north carolina"do not go through water! many are impassable-- and this drone video shows two other rivers expected to crest this week. governor mccroy urging people head the warnings"if we say the water is coming and say do not drive through that water -
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cleaning out homeand while flood waters threaten some, others in fayetteville are drying out.. trying to salvage what they can amongst wide spread devastatio sound peggy jacobs - fayetteville, nc "there's a that can be cleaned. saved. but everything is utility crews work to restore power.. with virtually no gas, water or food for sale. a federal disaster has now been declared in north carolina, the full extent of the damage is unclear.. sound doug westoff - fema"they have a significant problem here without a doubt"but one thing for certain is recovery efforts will likely to take weeks if not months.. sarah rosario nbc news. of those killed in the u-s so far.. more than half were in north carolina. there's no clear estimate on the number of people missing. in the wake of its rampage through the caribbean, matthew has caused severe damage to many parts of haiti. the world food program has distributed food to around 25-hundred people whose homes have been destroyed and now live in temporary shelters. the w-f-p has also provided local authorities with 13 tons of food intended for an
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people. two n-f-l players are also delivering much needed medical supplies to haiti.the impoverished country was hit hard by hurricane matthew last week, killing at least 900 people and leaving many thousands homeless. "being here obviously gives us a reality of life and what's more important in life instead of football. we have the opportunity and are blessed to play football, but football has given us the opportunity to give back to being in haiti."redskins owner daniel snyder also sent a plane fu supplies to the bahamas on saturday in the wake of matthew. two people have been arrested in connection with the kidnapping and sexual assault of a kansas deputy.the johnson county sheriff's department says the deputy was abducted by two men late friday from a parking lot as she headed into work. she was able to get away and ran to a sheriff sub- station for help. a portion of the columbine memorial needs some repair. but the foundation which oversees the site can't get
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is cracking in spots. the memorial is dedicated to the 13 people killed by two student gunmen at columbine high school in 19-99. the foundation wants to replace the concrete with pavers that line the rest of the memorial. dozens in bay view wake up to a morning of frustration.. coming up new on live at 6.. police say more than 40 cars were hit by vandals in the overnight hos.. tonigh. what about these crimes that is so unusual.. that's coming up still ahead.. is there a difference in effectiveness when it comes to name brand and generic brand medications? we'll explain..plus.. a new study shows the impact of
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for your health.. brand versus generic... a lot of people have questions about which is better, thinking brand must be...but that's not usually the case...janet zappala has more. (s/ timothy tyler/ pharmacy generics. if there's a generic i would feel comfortable i take generic medications myself."timothy tyler is the director of pharmacy at desert regional's comprehensive cancer center and makes this very simple point that when it comes to brand name prescription medications vs generic(sot: timothy tyler/ pharmacy direct)"the generic is the same as the brand. there's no difference only difference may be in the filler... not the active ingredient... it's that active ingredient that's the same... that's the important part...
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the magic yes."and tyler showed me some examples... like with this commonly used cancer chemo drug...(sot: timothy tyler/ pharmacy director)"this was the branded product very expensive ...this bottle would have been over four thousand dollars... this as a generic has the exact same ingredient ...this is about three thousand dollars so you're saving 25 percent right there."tyler points out too that like brand name meds, generics are vastly regulated. though some he says are coming from other countries, which never used to be... but here's the good news(sot: timothy tyler/ pharmacy director)"in order to be ato drug in the united states the fda has to have approved that manufacturing plant--- if the fda hasn't approved it it can't be sold in the u.s." overall tyler believes that generics are safe and just as effective as their brand name counterparts.(sot: timothy tyler/ pharmacy director)"i do think that brand drugs offer us a great opportunity, they're new drugs, that treat new indications... however, once a generic becomes available, i have no doubt that a generic will serve your needs almost as well."and especially if you're on a budget.(sot: timothy tyler/ pharmacy director)"if i'm a senior and i have a chance at paying 4 dollars vs 50 or 60
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bottom line, according to the pharmacist, generics are just fine unless your doctor is specific about the need of a brand name drug. about half of american adults take some type of dietary supplement. researchers tracked the use of vitamins and supplements by 38-thousand people from 19-99 to 20-12. although supplement use remained stable at about 52- percent, the use of multi- vitamins decreased during this time. the survey also showed greater use of vitamin-d and fish oil supplements. one in four people say their medical conditions got worse ... after the fear of high costs caused them to delay needed treatment. a new poll also found 30-percent of voters feel their health insurance coverage has gotten worse in the past year ... compared to 15-percent who feel it's improved. children who lose a parent through a death or break-up
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young age. a new survey shows those who had lost a biological parent before the age of seven were more than twice as likely to have smoked -- and 46-percent more likely to have started drinking than their peers with both parents. still ahead.. halloween is right around the corner... why this year could be one of the most expensive years for costumes.but first, here's a live look from_. meteorologist scott steele is back with the latest on our
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with very dry air in place at the surface it's going to take some time for the atmosphere to saturate, but that process is already stronger southerly wind flow ahead of the next storm system. those breezes will boost our temperatures back into the 70 degree range across southeast wisconsin. the approaching strong cold front will arrive midday tomorrow triggering a rounds of showers. the rainfall should diminish through the evening hours with dramatic clearing once the boundary passes to our east. meantime, the more significant effect will be a new air mass with a
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dramatically with some spots dipping into the 30s wednesday night into thursday morning. abundant sunshine should also accompany the cooler air for
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consumer analysts say the stronger economy has helped drive increases in spending on halloween from decorations to costumes and gifts.it's projected to reach a new high this year. and as jack thurston reports some people are getting creative with their trick-or-treat giveaways. vermont cartoonist kochalka has a twist on halloween:(sot: james kochalka, cartoonist)"just to get kids excited about comics and reading."he'll give out copies of his mini-comic, featuring his cute ghost johnny boo.packs of 25 are hitting select comic book stores nationwide -- as an alternative for trick-or- treaters.(sot: james kochalka, cartoonist)"they'll get tons of candy. and then hopefully, a comic book too somewhere along the line!"according to a national retail federation
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halloween.(sot: mike lizotte, american meadows)"i think it was a no brainer."and mike lizotte's plant seed and flower bulb company american meadows aims to reach a niche market: folks who don't want to hand out junk food.here -- it's pumpkin seeds -- to roast or put away til spring to start growing next year's jack-o-lantern.(sot: mike lizotte, american meadows)"it was a nice healthy alternative to getting a candy bar or piece of gum as a halloween snack."(reporter stand up: jack thurston)"the national retail federation expects halloween spending to reach $8.4-billion this year. an all- time high. and those celebrating plan to spend nearly $83 -- up about $8.50 francisco valle, marketing professor) "it's going to continue expanding."champlain college marketing professor francisco valle predicts more companies will embrace halloween -- even ones not typically associated with the holiday -- as a way to introduce themselves to shoppers.(sot: francisco valle, marketing professor)"to show people they're a fun organization and have fun brands."and while some giveaways may be more creative -- candy is still king. that survey said more than 94 percent of consumers planned to buy it -- shelling out 2
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it's not just costumes and giveaways.. a national retail federation survey says people plan to spend an estimated two- point-five billion dollars on candy. still ahead.. one man has taken the internet by storm following sunday's presidential many americans now want to dress just like him. as we head to break.. here's a look at tonight's primetime lineup. at 6:30 it's packers live with larry mccarren. at 7 it's "the voice". then at 8 is "this is us". chicago fire is on at 9 then more local news
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more news now....a mississippi high school football player makes history by becoming the first girl in the state to ever score a touchdown. girls have kicked field goals and extra points before.. but never a touchdown. certainly a big moment she won't forget. the man who has taken the internet by storm since the presidential debate is helping out online retailers. his coveted red sweater is now sold out on amazon because
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for halloween. only a couple of weeks left to grow out the mustache to complete the costume. a man in china has broken his own guiness word record by doing 29 backward somersaults in one minute.. while on a water-propelled jet pack.the man broke the record during a boat racing competition in northwest china. he set the previous record of 27 somersaults back in 20- in the annual underwater pumpkin carving contest in the florida keys. divers were challenged to keep the hollowed-out, naturally buoyant pumpkins from floating while they carved their works of art. this year's theme was politics. charlie brown may have some competition with this pumpkin. the pumpkin named "orange crush" weighed in at a whopping one-thousand-910
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who brought the pumpkin also won more than 11-thousand dollars. ( toss to weather ) with very dry air in place at the surface it's going to take some time for the atmosphere to saturate, but that process is already underway on a stronger southerly wind flow ahead of the next storm system. os boost our temperatures back into the 70 degree range across southeast wisconsin. the approaching strong cold front will arrive midday tomorrow triggering a rounds of showers. the rainfall should diminish through the evening hours with dramatic clearing once the boundary passes to our east. meantime,
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illinois' calling. calling the makers. the doers. those who prefer one-of-a-kind, to common fare. calling the endlessly curious, and the boundary pushers. those who would rather make the most of their precious vacation days. this land is illinois. and its calling everyone, everywhere who's up for amazing.
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thanks for joining us at 4-30. the news continues with live at five. next. if you own a samsung note 7, it could be a fire hazard.. what you need to know about replacing the smart
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right now at five: with the presidential election four weeks from today... a new attack on the republican party and its leadership. and it's coming from the party's ?own? candidate. donald trump launched a twitter storm today criticizing the republican party and those in charge--. trump singled out house speaker paul ryan of janesville. but he didn't stop there, slamming both his own party and a previous republican presidential candidate. charles benson brings us up to date. the trump - ryan realtionship has gonem tubulent. trump's tweets have turned nasty against speaker ryan - after the janesvile republican said he would no longer defend trump. here's what trump is saying about ryan. "our very weak and ineffective leader, paul ryan, had a bad conference call where his members went wild at his disloyalty." trump is also going after republicans he calls disloyal "despite winning the second debate in a landslide (every poll), it is hard to do well
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zero support!" trump has always run as an outsider - but now says he is even more free to do so "it is so nice that the shackles have been taken off me and i can now fight for america the way i want to." trump also launched a twitter attack on former republican presidential candidate john mccain... after mccain said in a debate last night he will not vote for ?either? candidate. "i think i might write in lindsey graham. of people like him. the fact is i can't, seriously, i cannot vote for either one." trump's response? "the very foul mouthed sen. john mccain begged for my support during his primary (i gave, he won), then dropped me over locker room remarks!" paul ryan has not unendorsed trump - so what is he saying about trump's tweet. nothing so far - publicly. but his
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responded by saying the speaker is focused "on defeating democrats, and all republicans running for office should probably do the same." former vice-president al gore campaigned with hillary clinton in miami, florida today. clinton and gore both spoke about dealing with climate change. and gore talked about the importance of getting out to vote. your vote really, really really counts a lot. you can consider me an exhibit a of that gore lost florida by a couple of hundred votes in 2000, and therefore lost the election. the n-b-c news, wall street journal poll taken ?after? sunday night's debate shows clinton with a 9 point lead over trump in a four-way race with libertarian gary johnson

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