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that breaking news now-- accident involving a garbage truck and a car. we're told the garbage truck worker was hurt. brandon rook joins us live with the latest-- we've been out here for the past 45 minutes and the scene is still active. let me show you this ford mustang and city garbage truck collided we know that one person was injured and was flown to the frodert hospital. i just got the phone with someone with the city of racine and they tell me that a city worker was hit by this car you see on
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that's all the information they know as of right now. we still working to find out if the injured person is the city worker or the other driver. the racine police departments major crimes unit is out here collecting evidence. washington ave is blocked off and police say it will stay this way until all evidence is collected. the racine police department says any witnesses are urged to contact them. the cause of the crash is under investigation we're still working to get more more details, we'll keep you updated online, on-air and on our mobile app. live in racine, i'm brandon rook with today's tmj 4. now at noon -- deep freeze. the wind chills barely cracking into positive territory today... and then tonight... it gets really cold. as if we weren't there already.just several weeks ago we were enjoying a mild fall that brough temperatures near
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brian... things get dangrous cold tonight. with a clear sky, and snow on the ground, temps dropped quickly last night with lows near zero and wind chills to - 15. temps have been rising into the teens this morning ahead of the next cold front that arrives early this afternoon. today will sunshine, temps droppingi nto the single digits, a 30 mph wind, and wind chills around -10. actual temps will drop to -3 along the lake, to -9 inland by thursday morning with wind chills to -25. a wind chill advisory is in effect for all of se wisconsin
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perhaps none are impacted more by the cold than to school. and parents... who drop them off. pete zervakis reports from wauwatosa. you know - the frigid temps - i don't want to take a chance shalissa james and her son - charles - are waiting for the doors to open at whitman middle school. they do so in shalissa's car. she doesn't want charles standing around in the cold. i like to bring him right before school goes in so he won't be standing out here long according to the school district... the doors
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cold weather. to minimize student time outside. each principal decides weather or not to move students indoors for recess... especially if the temperature or windchill hits -5 degrees. at least some schools are doing that today. regardless... charles says mom made sure he was dressed properly. i have on a warm jacket right here - snow pants, heavy boots and according to first responders... that's critical for coping with the layers - you can always once you get to where youre going - take some layers off and just layer up, handwarmers, mittens or glovesjavon and jaden komar are bundled up also. but they walked to school... how was the walk over? very coldit's terrible to be honest. it's too cold i mean i do like winter but this is just too much and are now looking
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awaiting inside. pz... today's tmj4 in milwaukee... in milwaukee... mps schools move recess inside if it's colder than 10 degrees. although schools can choose to do it individually if it's warmer than that. make sure you bundle up before heading outside-- that's the advice from city officials. you should cover any exposed skin... including your fingers, nose and ears.and minimize the time you spend ou greenfield fire department battlion chief about the importance of layering up. we always recommend if you are going outside, dress in layers, especially in these sub zero temperatures, layer up. "but even going to the mailbox, its good to have your cell phone just in case you accidently lock yourself out of the you can keep track of the weather-- where ever you are. head to tmj4 dot com and download our app to check out
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information you may need. more news now-- several people have been arrested in waukesha linked to prostitution and human trafficking.the investigation began with an anonymous tip to crime stoppers... saying criminal behavior was happening at several massage businesses in the area. here's a list of the affected locations. police say the investigation is ongoing.. and charges will be filed at a later date. help is coming to those living with lead pipes.... but don't expect it to happen overnight. the city is working on a program whicwo year that would replace lateral service lines in area homes. the city would pay to replace the portion of pipes it's responsible for. homeowners would pay their portion over the next decade.... no more than 16- hundred dollars.. or one-third of the total cost. mayor tom barrett has released a statement on the vote saying.. "milwaukee continues to move forward in the fight against lead. i'm thankful for the council's support and the hard work being put into this effort by city departments."
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insurance under the affordable care act. if you have any questions or concerns-- a special enrollment event is taking place tomorrow at "independence first" in milwaukee. it runs from 9 in the morning until 4 in the afternoon. in what could be described as his final parting gift, the cancer research bill vice president joe biden spent a year lobbying for has been signed by president obama. a bill that the senate decided to name after biden's late son beau. mary moloney reports. a left in office, president obama has signed a 6-point-3 billion dollar bill, aimed at bringing major breakthroughs in battling cancer and other diseasesthe "21st century cures act" passed the house of representatives in a rare act of bipartisanship earlier this monththe bill boosts federal research and funding for cancer, mental health issues, and opioid addiction."today with the 21st century cures act, we are making good on both of those efforts. we are
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possibility of new breakthroughs to some of the greatest health challenges of our time."the bill includes $1.8 billion dollars in funding for vice president joe biden's "cancer moonshot initiative."he has spent the last year lobbying congress and securing funding. "god willing, this bill will literally save lives. but most of all, what it does, just this mere signing today, gives millions of americans biden lost his son beau, to brain cancer in 2015 at the age of 46.the cures act will also invest 1-billion to combat the heroin and prescription opioid problem. the c-d-c says the united states is in the middle of an opioid overdose epidemic.at least half of all opioid overdose deaths involve a prescription version of the drug.fatal overdoses surpassed shooting deaths and fatal traffic accidents years ago, making drugs the leading cause of accidental death in the u-s. this is an epidemic that can
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white collar...it could not be clearer that those of us called upon to lead this country have a duty on their behalf...i'm mary moloney, a state republican wants to require all high school students participating in extracurricular activities to be subject to random drug testing.representative joel kleefisch's proposal is one of several coming from a task force he convened looking at ways to combat heroin use. the proposal would also require random testing for students who park vehicles on school ou have implemented similar policies. still ahead... fear the deer-- why the milwaukee bucks is waiving ticket fees for wisconsin residents for tomorrow's game. then... tokens for teens-- the unique program that's helping keep low-income students in
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the milwaukee bucks are waiving ticket fees for wisconsin residents for a limited time. this would apply to tomorrow's rival chicago bulls. this is part of an effort to gain home court advantage. head to tmj4 dot com slash links to sign the today's tmj4 sports auction for macc is this friday.there will be 25 sports related items up for bid. all proceeds go to the macc fund which supports research for childhood cancers and related blood disordersone of the items is this under armour badgers basketball. it's signed by men's basketball
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on and off the court, helping the macc fund when he can.this can be yours if you bid during the sports auction for macc. it's friday from three to five p-m live on today's tmj4.join us in the fight against childhood meteorologist brian gotter joins us now with a look at your forecast... forecast... with a clear sky, and snow on the ground, temps dropped quickly last night with lows near zero and wind chills to - 15. temps have been rising
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ahead of the next cold front that arrives early this afternoon. today will have sunshine, temps droppingi nto the single digits, a 30 mph wind, and wind chills around -10. actual temps will drop to -3 along the lake, to -9 inland by thursday morning with wind chills to -25. a wind chill advisory is in effect for all of se wisconsin from 9pm tonight until 10am thursday.despite a lot of sun, thursday is only 9 degrees
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chills staying around -10 all day. friday morning starts off near zero once again, and then we warm up to 23 with increasing clouds. those clouds will bring snow showers by afternoon and evening with lows staying near 20. the continues on saturday with highs in the mid to upper 20s, and then another cold front brings sunny, breezy and cold conditions for sunday with a
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as we continue to deal with cold temperatures this week, the school district of janesville offers a unique program for low-income students who normally ride
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the district doesn't want to leave those students out the inside of a city bus is a warm haven from the bitter temperatures outside.if i couldn't ride the bus, i'd have to walkand for 11th- grader dakota potts, that walk -about a mile and a half.but when the weather is this cold- it feels like it's 10 degrees out, but i think the wind chill is like 0.there's no way students would be able to make it to school hurts when i walk to my car. i can't imagine walking 2 miles to school.so the school district of janesville offers a special program during the winter months.my adviser says when it's cold like this, she's able to give me bus tokens.tokens 4 teens gives bus tokens and gas cards to low-income families who don't have a way to get their students to school.it's a needed program.the program is funded by donations and is widely used in the district. last year we went through
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another 100 gas cards.but this year, donations are down.i'm roughly probably cut in half of what i was getting last year. so as requests come in to me, i try to fill them as fast as i can, but i can't fill all of them.for the families she can't give bus tokens or gas cards to, kulinski tries to help them as best she can.sometimes they have to find a ride with another family in the neighborhood and we brainstorm ideas of get to school during the winter months.but she's hoping more donations come in so she can keep students like dakota warm on their way to school.if i had to walk in this weather, i'd probably get frostbite or something coming up... gun proposal-- the university that could become the first college to have a certified outdoor shooting range on campus. and -- getting started-- when the 2017 tax filing season kicks off and the new deadline to
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general supreme court to overturn an appeals court ruling the company's 2009 bankruptcy doesn't shield it from lawsuits over faulty ignition switches, linked to 124 deaths and 275 injuries.it's a last- ditch effort by g-m to block hundreds of customers lawsuits. the company has already paid 2 billion dollars in criminal and civil penalties and if you're ready to get a jump start on filing your taxes-- the i-r-s says the 2017 tax filing season will begin
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accepting electronic tax returns and processing paper returns that day.the filing deadline will be tuesday, april 18th--- since the 15th falls on a saturday and the 17th is emancipation day - a legal holiday in d-c. liberty university in virginia could become the first college to have an n-r-a and n-c- double-a certified outdoor shooting range on campus.it would include a pistol range-- a rifle range-- an instructional area and a three-gun competition range. e plans for an indoor firing range.it would be open to the public... but it would be geared towards students. "we noticed a real surge in interest from the student body to take advantage of the free firearms safety course that the university offers." the campbell county board of supervisors will decide whether to grant liberty university the special use permit on january coming up... scary sight-- where a four-year-old was
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seats for soldiers-- the number of soldiers who got five-star treatment and courtside seats to a
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a four-year-old boy was found wandering along a highway in china.police said the boy was kept looking around.an officer took the boy to a safe area. after about an hour, the officer found the boy's mother in a village nearby.the mother said as soon as she couldn't find him, she started looking for the boy, but didn't expect to find him on the more than 100 active duty and reserve military got the five-star treatment in dallas, texas. they were given courtside seats to the mavericks game.it's all part of a unique program called "seats for soldiers". the goal is to give a special night to those who serve and protect.
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everyone who has the same problem and just trying to get thru it all together so""it feels good that people appreciate us sometimes it feels like were a little bit forgotten"this is the twelfth annual seats for soldiers event. "star wars: "star wars: rouge one" comes out in theaters tomorrow night. but some fans have already started lining up at the famous t-l-c chinese theater in los angles. the multi-day campout will raise funds for the starlight children's foundation.the fans have already bought their tickets but a raffle for the charity will decide where they get seats inside the theater. live at 12:30 is up next--
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rise-- how the hike could impact you. also... saving christmas-- where a mail delivery truck caught fire and the two people who worked to
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thanks for joining us this afternoon. i'm vince vitrano. if you're just joining us-- here's a look at your today. a state republican wants to require all high school students participating in extracurricular activities to be subject to random drug testing.representative joel kleefisch's proposal is one of several coming from a task force he convened looking at ways to combat heroin use. the proposal would also require random testing for students who park vehicles on school grounds.some school district

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