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and i approve this message. now at noon -- day and polls are open.. voters now have the final say on who will be the next commander in chief-- the next u-s senator right here in the badger state along with other races. it's the first presidential election where voters here are required to show a photo i-d before receiving their ballot. wisconsin election commission officials predict turnout of near 70 percent, on par with the past two presidential elections where photo i-d's were not required. it's a fight to the finish in the presidential race. hillary clinton casted her vote this morning in chappaqua, new
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voted this morning in new york city. both looking to become the 45th president of the united states. democrats are hoping to keep a presidential winning streak alive in wisconsin for an eighth consecutive election. it's not the only streak on the line in today's election. senator ron johnson is hoping to become the first republican in wisconsin to win a senate seat in a presidential year since 1980. johnson faces democratic former senator russ feingold in a rematch of their 2010 race. we'll also be following -- congressional district race tonight.incumbent and house speaker paul ryan facing challenges from democrat ryan solen, libertarian jason lebeck and independent spencer zimmerman. the first congressional district covers kenosha and racine counties.. as well as portions of milwaukee, rock, walworth and waukesha counties. as soon as polling places opened early this morning, the headaches started. there have been a rash of reports of problems. ann sterling joins us live at the zeidler
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the long lines started at 6 am this morning an hour before the polling locations even opened. the election commission says the busiest time to vote 7-9 am and right now during the lunch hour. wisconsin has one of the highest voter turnout out in the nation. the election commission believes 87 percent of the city's registered voters will cast a ballot in this years election. this morning some voters have been reporting hiccups at different polling places. at the maryland avenue school on had to wait in a long line... then one of the machines wasn't able to accept ballots so voters had to leave their ballot in the hands of
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election commission says one of the biggest problems so far this morning. voters confused about the photo i/d requirement. if you don't have an acceptable form of i/d, you can still vote. a provisional vote. but you must get an i/d by friday and bring it to the election commission. ann sterling ttmj4 milwaukee mayor tom barrett voted this morning at neeskara school. later today-- he'll attend the mil election night party. that gets underway at eight at j- and-b's pub and grill. one group of voters that could put a stamp on today's election: millenials. there are now more than 69-million of them old enough to vote. pete zervakis caught up with some in waukesha this morning. according to the pew research center... there are now as many millenials old enough to vote as baby boomers. you could see them mixed into this line of voters at waukesha
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knowing i could have my voice heard in some waygarrett demuir is one of them. he's 26... and thinks his generation's influence on elections is growing. it's getting more and more popular for young people to be interested in politics demuir says he's dissapointed at the nominees for both major parties. there's a lot of displeasure with the two major candidatesso it's great to come ouand support a third party 32-year old says that's a common theme among her friends too. she thinks most will still vote. you may not like your dinner options but you have to eat something - so pick something how many elligible millenials turn out today remains to be seen. it was only 46 percent in 2012. but millenials like garrett have one thing in common with all other voters here in waukesha: they call this a historic election.
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it's a big deal i would never not vote because a lot of people died to give me the right to vote i care about our country i care about where we're going the polls here in waukesha - and around the state - close at 8 pm. in waukesha...pz... tmj4 the waukesha county clerk says turnout across the county today could exceed the 2012 total of 85 percent. she says to minimize your wait time... avoid going during the lunch rush... or this evening. police officers will be patrolling tion polls in milwaukee. the officers will be watching for disruptions, excessive demonstrations and for anyone inferring with the voting process. officers patrolling in pairs will periodically visit the polling places in their district, but won't be permanently stationed at the polls. the practice has been in place for major elections. today's tmj4 is your place for election night coverage. we have you covered on all platforms, including on air
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coverage starts at four o'clock... and then tomorrow morning wake up with us on daybreak. we'll bring you all that you missed election night. lets get a check on the weather--- not a bad day to get out to vote.. meteorologist brian gotter has the forecast. the beautiful weather continued for a 4th day yesterday with sunshine, s light breeze. clouds increased overnight with a narrow line of showers pushing through the area before 8am this morning along a cold front. temperatures were in the mid 50s this morning, and will stay there all day thanks to a brisk nw wind at 10-20 mph. temps are still above normal with sunshine on this election day. tonight will be mostly
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the mid to upper 30s. new information-- on the hit and run that killed a 5- year-old girl. milwaukee police say they have recovered the prosche cayenne involved and made an arrest in connection with the crash. crossing the street.. between two parked cars... when police say the little girl was hit by the s-u-v. it happened sunday morning while they were walking to church. police continue to seek a known suspect. a sad update on a local special olympics athlete who was battling stage four breast cancer. olivia quigley passed away this morning. quigley... from waukesha county... gained global attention as she... despite her caner... won two gold medals and a silver at the world summer games in
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impact 25 list of influential female athletes... and was recently honored by the susan g. komen foundation. olivia was a tireless advocated for her fellow athletes with itellectual disabilities... and those battling cancer. she was 25 years old. a stretch of i-43 is getting work done. wis-dot is replacing pavement on southbound i-43 from 124th street to beloit road in waukesha county. the single lane closure is schedule until three p-m today.. and they'll continue work tomorrow free water filters will be available in the next few weeks for milwaukee residents who live in homes at risk for lead in the water.you can apply at the social development commission and sixteenth street community health centers. there's a link to find out if your home has lead pipes at tmj-4-dot-com. still ahead... major makeover-- the city of orlando will buy the pulse nightclub.. the plans they have for the building. then... massive sinkhole-- where a large portion of a street completely
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over 80,000 wisconsin jobs lost to unfair trade. but senator johnson sided with corporate interests, calling for even more unfair trade, voting for special tax breaks for corporations shipping jobs overseas, costing taxpayers billions. and johnson's been exposed for using what looks like an offshore tax shelter for himself.
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hillary clinton: i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. vo: in times of crisis america depends on steady leadership. donald trump: "knock the crap out of them, would you? seriously..."vo: clear thinking... donald trump: "i know more about isis than the generals do, believe me." vo: and calm judgment. donald trump: "and you can tell them to go fu_k themselves." vo: because all it takes is one wrong move. donald trump audio only: "i would bomb the sh_t out of
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more news nowthe site of the orlando nightclub massacre could soon be in for a major makeover. the city has has negotiated a deal to buy pulse nightclub for two-point-25 million dollars and eventually convert the site into a memorial. orlando mayor buddy dyer says the site should probably remain as-is for the next 12 to 18 months, as it has become a gathering place for mourners. a road in japan caved in this morning, disrupting traffic, electricity, gas, water and sewer services. city officials say workers engaged in subway excavation work and found water pouring out from a wall. the massive sinkhole was 88 feet wide and 98 feet long, and 49 feet deep. police and officials continue to
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brian gotter joins us now with a look at your forecast... the beautiful weather continued for a 4th day yesterday with sunshine, highs in the mid to upper 60s, and a light breeze. clouds increased overnight with through the area before 8am this morning along a cold front. temperatures were in the mid 50s this morning, and will stay there all day thanks to a brisk nw wind at 10-20 mph. temps are still above normal with sunshine on this election day. tonight will be mostly clear and cold with lows in the mid to upper 30s. wednesday is sunny and seasonal with highs in the
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continues for the rest of the week, so no rain, and highs remain near 60 on thursday. however, thursday will be gusty with a sw wind up to 30 mph. a cold front arrives on friday with highs falling into the 40s with a chilly breeze,
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coming up... casting your vote.. the reason why presidential elections are held on tuesdays and in november. and social media... where photos, tweets and facebook posts will go once
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russ feingold: in the senate there's a choice- you can go along with the rigged system,
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going to all 72 counties, i know how hard you work and how wages aren't keeping up. senator johnson stands with ceo's -tax loopholes for billionaires, tax breaks for companies that ship jobs overseas. i'll take on the rigged system. and work to build an economy that works for everyone. i'm russ feingold and i approve this message
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have you ever wondered why the election is on a week day.. well you can thank congress. america was a farming nation that went to church on sundays and market on wednesdays. holding elections on tuesdays gave farmers enough time to get to the polls, get back home and get their products to people could vote after the fall harvest but before winter weather made travel difficult. as unpredictable as this election has been, research shows stocks have been fairly predictable after election day, with a tendency to sell off. markets have risen only about one out of every three times since 1928. dow jones says the average change on the day after election day is about one-percent up or down. president barack obama has more than 11 million twitter
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facebook and 10 million followers on instagram. so what happens to his accounts when a new president takes the oath of office on january 20th? the "user names" stay, but the photos-- tweets and posts will be moved to another handle, so the new president gets a clean digital slate when he or she start the term! facebook wants you to be informed before you cast your ballot. just click on "election 2016" on your feed. you can get directions to your polling place... see what will be on your ballot... and it lays out all the rules for voter i-d wisconsin. once you've voted-- you can even "share" that you did it with your friends. be sure to check out our election coverage on our website... tmj4 dot com slash decision 2016.. there you'll find everything you need to know-- including what you can and can't do at the polls.. you can also find your polling location... and how you can get to the polls for free.. these are just a few of the things you'll find... again that's tmj4 dot com slash decision 2016..
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technology that checks a diabetics glucose levels with their tears. and donor milk versus formula. which one best improves brain development in low birth weight babies.. ?? attention medicare beneficiaries living in these... milwaukee area counties.
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went to washington, then voted to protect $21 billion in tax breaks for the world's biggest oil companies. $21 billion. a wisconsin senator, protecting tax breaks for oil companies. that's ron johnson. that's washington. and he fits right in. end citizens united is responsible for the content of this ad. for your health-- it's technology that could change the way people living with diabetes levels. and you don't wear it on your skin-- you wear it in your eyes!keely chalmers explains. kathy hanavan has lived with type one diabetes for 25 years. after years of finger pokes... to monitor her blood sugar levels... she now wears a sensor implanted under her skin...it's easy to hide under clothes... but kathy wishes... is wasn't so visible."a year ago i went on a vacation and i looked at all my pictuers in my bathing suit and theres is
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soon get what she is wishing for... and it will look... just like this: your typical contact lens."we're making these fully transparent sensors" researchers in the college of engineering at oregon state university have created a tiny sensor - that is totally clear."you can integrate it directly in the prescription contact lenses and the idea is to be able to make these at low enough costs that its not going to add significantly to the the sensor can be added to both prescription and non- prescription contact lenses. instead of measuring glucose levels in a person's blood... it would measure them in their tears - and send that information... to a cell phone or in hanavan's case - to her insulin pump."it's a very interesting technology"it's an invention that's catching the attention of medical experts across the country..."this is a non-invasive technique, they're technology could potentially replace the sensor
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osu engineers hope to have the glucose measuring contacts available within the next five years.kathy says... she'll be one of the first... to try them."that would be amazing" a few years back... google came out with a contact lens that measures blood sugar levels. the difference between the two: in google's - the sensors in the lenses are clearly visible.in o-s-u's... you wouldn't be able to see them at all. new research reveals donor breast milk does not improve the brain low birth weight infants better than formula. more than 800 babies were fed with donor milk or formula for 90 days. researchers found both groups of children had similar cognitive, language and motor skills abilities at 18 months old. however, donor milk did reduce the risk of severe gastrointestinal issues in the low birth weight babies. the age when cancer survivors are diagnosed may impact their risk of dying from heart disease. british researchers followed 200-thousand cancer
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years old.those diagnosed as teens-- were over four times more likely to die from heart disease by the age of 55 than their peers. but those not diagnosed until in their late 30's ... had just a one- point-two higher risk of death. live at 12:30 is up next-- heading to the polls.. the number of school referendum questions that'll appear on state ballots. also... deadly storm.. where a massive tornado and heavy rain struck and the number of people killed. over 80,000 wisconsin jobs lost to unfair trade. but senator johnson sided with corporate interests, calling for even more unfair trade, voting for special tax breaks for corporations shipping jobs overseas, costing taxpayers billions.
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elter for himself. ron johnson's just not for us. senate majority pac is responsible
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hillary clinton: i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. vo: in times of crisis america depends on steady leadership. donald trump: "knock the crap out of them, would you? seriously..."vo: clear thinking... donald trump: "i know more about isis than the generals do, believe me." vo: and calm judgment. donald trump: "and you can tell them to
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thanks for joining us on this election donald trump audio only: "i would bomb the sh_t out of them." vo: just one. day. i'm vince vitrano. voters heading to the polls today-- making a decision on who they want to be the next president wauwatosa are casting their ballots as we speak. rikki mitchell is live at city hall after speaking with one of several election observers there. i'm told lines were much longer here earlier this morning -- things have slowed down a bit -- but as you mentioned we spoke with one of about four election observers -- who are often trained to sit in the voting room and look for any issues.

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