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rushing cross-country, trying to cover as much ground as possible before the polls officially open tomorrow morning. anchor: and as abc's lauren lyster reports, both candidates are bringing out their celebrity friends. reporter: hillary clinton, president obama, jon bon jovi, and the boss at the 11th hour pressing supporters to go vote for clinton on election day. >> make a plan to vote. none of us want to wake up wednesday morning and wish we had done more. >> i am asking you to work as hard as you fighter, this states woman. this mother, this grandmother, our next president. reporter: the race, still close. clinton leading trump by four points in the latest abc news poll. and donald trump making one last battleground blitz, eight states in 24 hours, sounding nothing like an underdog. >> we're winning ohio. we're winning iowa. we're winning, we think, new
reporter: clinton now putting that email investigation behind her. her team encouraged by long lines of early voters, mostly latino in nevada, and by the tens of thousands who have turned out in key battlegrounds to see her famous friends. trump, meanwhile, lashing out at the fbi after comey's announcement clearing clinton a second time. >> so they went through 650,000 emails in eight days. yeah, right. shots at clinton for her star-studded final act. >> she gets beyonce and jay-z. i get bigger crowds than they do. reporter: both candidates continue making their pitches to voters in late night rallies. tuesday morning, they'll each had to polling places to cast their own ballots. lauren lister, capitol hill's. anchor: election day will mark the end of a presidential contest that has lasted for
and as kent wainscott reports, wisconsin voters have had a unique view. reporter: it all began, unofficially, in january of 2015 when scott walker and other soon-to-be candidates set out for iowa. >> i'm pleased to be here in iowa today. reporter: joining walker at that event, donald trump. and while walker's early poll numbers soared trump's lagged. , >> i think i'm doing very well in the one poll that was taken. reporter: then, as trump picked up steam, walker officially got into the race and, two months later, abruptly got out. >> i will suspend my campaign. reporter: as the primary season got underway, milwaukee took center stage. first, a crowded republican debate. then a two-person showdown among democrats. and the wisconsin primary seemed to become increasingly critical. but something unusual happed. -- happened. both eventual nominees lost in wisconsin -- hillary clinton to bernie sanders, and donald trump to ted cruz.
was back in the spotlight as house speaker paul ryan declined to campaign for trump only to change his mind on the final weekend. have you ever witnessed an election play out the way this one has? >> this one is definitely different. i'll give you that. reporter: after the primary, clinton never campaigned in the state, relying on surrogates, while trump made several stops here but also cancelled a few. both campaigns closed out in wisconsin with visits from their respective v.p. nominees in the final days. leaving only this. in milwaukee, i'm kent anchor: a reminder that polls open at 7:00 tomorrow morning. they close at 8:00 p.m. during that time, there are some dos and don'ts for voters. patrick has that part of the story. reporter: the milwaukee election commission says the number one question among voters right now is confusion over the voter i.d. law. some of the i.d.'s accepted include a driver's license, military i.d., passport, or college i.d. if you need to register to vote, you can do that at your polling location. when you go to vote, you are not
clothing or buttons. under state law, that's considered electioneering and illegal within 100 feet of the polls. 12 news talked to one man who wore a donald trump t-shirt while voting early. he was not aware of the law and was told to turn the shirt inside out before voting. a few other things to know about tomorrow, there is no straight party voting. and you don't have to vote in every race. if you are not sure where to vote tomorrow or if you just want to double-check, take a look at our website, wisn.com. find out where to vote. click on it, and follow the instructions from there. we also have a link on that page that will show you what's on your ballot. anchor: in case there are any problems at the polls, milwaukee police, along with local, state, and federal officials, will be on hand. milwaukee police say they will pay attention to polling locations to make sure voters are safe, orderly, and fair. officers from each district will be on the lookout for any issues.
traffic issues to obstructed locations or demonstrators. anchor: the justice department is deploying more than 500 people to 28 states. wisconsin is one of them. they will be enforcing federal voting rights laws and making sure voters' rights are protected. anchor: our election feels like home, according to a serbian journalist in milwaukee to observe what's happening in the presidential race. five journalists visiting from called the open world program sponsored by the u.s. congress. they spent time at the milwaukee county courthouse today at the election commission. >> the first thing i notice is how people are worried and how unsatisfied they are with the candidates and the campaign. in our country, we have it all the time. anchor: she wishes she had words of comfort. meantime, the group will visit
the results at the election commission. be sure to join us for complete election coverage starting tomorrow morning at 4:30 a.m. we will be teaming up with abc news all day long with live updates throughout the day. then, our non-stop coverage starts on air and online at 4:00 p.m. anchor: an umbrella will be needed as the polls open tomorrow. anchor: mark, our run of amazing weather is coming to an end. meteorologist: a short little break from perfect weather. just days. we will get into the 60's and 50's. 54 degrees. 57 in sheboygan. temperatures will not fall because the clouds are here. there are showers from 6:00 through 8:00 hanging round. temperatures cooler today. 67 degrees, but not a bad day for november standards. warming up a little bit as the day goes on.
early on, but we should be done by 9:00. the rest of the day is dry. we have sunshine returning. anchor: a heads-up for any of you who drive between the third ward and walker's point. the water street bridge that crosses over the milwaukee river is now closed. it won't re-open until mid-december. crews are installing an upgrade to the bridge's center lock system. a new partnership in milwaukee to keep your water clean and safe. right now, there is no lead in the water mains in the city. however, some 70,000 homes do the mayor says replacing those pipes will take years, so in the meantime, he's urging residents to install a water filter. to make that easier, the health department is teaming up with the united way and a.o. smith corporation to hand out free and discounted filters to those who need them most. >> to be able to go upstream, to get these filters out there to homes quickly and responsibly, we couldn't be more thrilled. anchor: you can find more
honoring local veterans this month. patrick is here with a look ahead. reporter: for the 12th year in a row, the team is giving a free ticket to veterans and active military plus a ticket for up to six immediate family members. the deal is for the home game this saturday. you have to claim your free tickets online. we made it easier for you and put a link on our website, wisn.com. in addition, all veterans and active military personnel will receive 15% off in the admirals team shop. also tomorrow, the wisconsin humane society is offering 25% off kitten adoption fees. all adult cat adoption fees are waived. the offer lasts through november 13. there are 540 cats in the humane society's care. and finally, if you're looking for a different and fun way to get to the polls tomorrow, bublr bikes is stepping in. bublr bikes is offering free rides for voters. 13 of bublr's 57 bike stations are located within blocks of a polling location. all you have to do to get the free ride is enter the code
the promotion is good for 30-minute rides only. anchor: several other companies are also offering discounts or freebies for voters. anchor: coming up, where you ca cash in with your "i voted" sticker or with a special code. anchor: also ahead, why hershey gave one college student more than 6000 free kit kat bars. >> r all the anger and name-calling, we are on the election. both campaigns scramble to get out the vote. americans using an app to trade votes across the country -- is it legal? it legal? 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,
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anchor: voters across the country are visiting susan b. anthony's gravesite in rochester, new york. they've left flowers, notes anthony played a pivotal role in
the women's suffrage movement. she died in rochester in 1906, 14 years before women won the right to vote. city officials are extending cemetery hours tomorrow for election day. anchor: the first female u.s. attorney general has died. janet reno died today at the age of 78 from complications of parkinson's disease. reno served during the clinton administration. she was at the center of several political storms while in office, including the deadly raid on the branch davidian compound in waco, texas and the
of his miami relatives so he could be returned to his father in cuba. anchor: now a story about technology really helping. a waukesha county fourth grader prone to getting sick has found a high tech way to go to school and avoid germs. anchor: wisn 12 news' tim elliott shows us how a robot is keeping him up to date. >> so grady, do you want to wheel forward for our morning meeting? reporter: class is just getting started at lake country school in hartland. >> is it the test 2 reporter: and y two places at once. >> i'm used to it now, but the first couple of times, i'm going, wow, that's pretty unique. reporter: the fourth grader is at home in nashotah, battling a rare condition that severely weakens his immune system. >> just one cough can spread all around the classroom. trust me, if i catch that cough, then i'm sick. reporter: but thanks to this robot on wheels -- >> he can navigate all around the classroom. reporter: grady can avoid germs
>> a lot of times, by this point in the school year, he's already missed weeks of school. reporter: grady's mom, tami, says bei in a confined space like a classroom could mean another hospital stay. >> the lopers approached me early in the school year and said, we need to do something for grady this year. reporter: district administrator mark lichte says the lopers brought up the idea and eventually purchased the robot themselves. >> i think number one, keeping him healthier and, number two, he's not missing out on the instruction. reporter: so the program grady is using is a lot of like skype. they can see and hear him. he can see and hear them as well. he uses those arrow keys to control the robot entirely from home. grady prefers to be in the classroom, but when he's feeling under the weather, his robot on wheels is the next best thing. in hartland, tim elliott, wisn 12 news. anchor: grady tries to make it to class as often as he can, but he misses a lot of time during cold and flu season. anchor: a fan hoping for a hail
over the ohio state-nebraska game over the weekend. the message was dire. thom kent needs a kidney and is desperately trying to find a match to save his own life. >> a tailgating scenario and a young crowd and alcohol -- who knows what kind of calls i'm going to get? but it only takes one. anchor: kent says he got three calls. maybe there's a match. heon people waiting for a kidney in the united states. anchor: a kansas state college student is now the proud owner of thousands of candy bars. patrick, he didn't get them trick-or-treating. reporter: it really comes down to the power of social media. the student wrote on twitter that he left his car for 15 minutes. when he got back, there was a handwritten note from a thief that stole his kit kat bar because he was hungry. nothing else was taken. after seeing the tweet, the makers of kit-kat, hershey,
that's enough to fill his car and still have some left over for friends. >> it was crazy when they asked me if they could come and do that. but i was all for it. it's been really crazy how it happened. i'm really glad they did it because it was pretty fun, a good turnout. reporter: hunter jobbins says he wishes the thief would come forward so he could give him a high five and more candy bars. tomorrow is election day, and there's no shortage of freebies. with the big day, some businesses are advertising free stuff and discounts for voters. we found a few places. krispy kreme will give you a doughnut if you come in wearing an "i voted" sticker. 7-eleven is offering a dollar off a cup of coffee, but you have to get the deal through their app. at chuck e. cheese, visitors can use coupon code 5253 or tell the cashier they voted and receive a free personal pizza with any pizza purchase. and participating ymca's are offering free child care tomorrow so parents can go vote. make sure to call ahead for more details.
sticker at aj bombers and get 25% off your entire check. the aaron rodgers and olivia munn engagement rumors are making the rounds once again. munn was spotted wearing a diamond on her ring finger over the weekend. munn says the ring is not an engagement ring. the two have been dating since 2014. the latest internet craze where doing nothing looks exhausting. they are doing it right now. the mannequin challenge has people freezing in place for an extended period of time, some in do not move. it's believed to have started at a florida high school, and now pro and college athletes are doing it. today, the milwaukee bucks showed off their attempt, freezing on an airplane. the wisconsin badgers men's basketball team tweeted out a video late last week. anchor: hilarious. it is like planking. reporter: it amazing how still
anchor: good work. in sports, a former badger continues his comeback season. anchor: while the current badgers are proving that you don't need an explosive offense to win. anchor: plus, how could the packers show up to play yesterday without much energy? our exclusive one-on-one with randall cobb is next in big 12 sports. over 80,000 wisconsin jobs lost to unfair trade. but senator johnson sided with corporate interests, calling for even more unfair
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big 12 sports, presented by menards. anchor: the last time the packers started 4-4, they won seven of their last eight games to make the playoffs in 2009. this packers squad faces a long road to make the playoffs. 12 sports stephen watson has our exclusive one-on-one with receiver randall cobb.
the energy on sunday. what was the energy? >> it is definitely low, not where it needs to be. it is not something you can just correct. it is just pointing it out and making sure we are aware of it. on the sidelines, the process on the sidelines, obviously, we did not get the fans involved. so we have to give them reporter: if you do not mind me asking, how does that happen with professionals used to being in situations like that? >> honestly, i cannot tell you. i do not know. i can definitely say opening kickoff, that took the air out of you before you start. as the flow of the game goes, we
think we got any points. it is important when we have those momentum shifts. anchor: the packers begin a three-game road trip sunday at tennessee. the titans lost to the chargers yesterday. in that game melvin gordon , rushed for a career-high 196 yards and scored his 11th touchdown of the season, which leads the nfl. gordon also ranks third in the league in rushing and is one of the top candidates for nfl comeback player of the year. the ncaa women's soccer tournament gets underway this weekend. boht marquette and wisconsin received at-large bids, and they will meet in the opening round friday night in madison. and the badger football team tries for their eighth win of the season saturday at home against illinois. wisconsin's defense has been one of the best in the entire country. the offense? outside of the 50 points they scored against akron, they have put more than 25 on the scoreboard just once.
last two games and given us a chance to do some things offensively. i like the progress. but it is not where we want to be. anchor: basically, it has been good enough so far, that they need to turn it up a notch when they get to the championship game. anchor: fun game. i was in purple. forecast coming up. anchor: on jimmy kimmel , guestst
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the umbrella if you're going to vote early. meteorologist: we are just hours away. out to the west, scattered showers will gradually moved in after 4:00 in the morning, continuing until about 9:00. temperatures, not bad at all.
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