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covering the races and what to bring to cast your ballot, which could include an umbrella. now to sally severson. >> the showers are lighted and scattered, but we are wet this morning across fond du lac and sheboygan and beaver dam is reporting the showers. here is a look at the big picture. you can see especially in the north counties, sheboygan and fond du lac and west bend all of this associated with a cool front coming through. after the cool front rolls through, it takes the showers and the clouds with it. the temperatures this morning not bad 50 at beaver dam and watertown and 57 at port washington. we hold in the 50s. sunrise 6:36. showers will end and much of the balance of the day dry. now to matt for the traffic.
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you are seeing 41, 894, no problems into the hale interchange and looking good over towards the mitchell interchange as well. light volume across the system. a fender bender on i-94 near 35th street, it is not serious at this point. not causing big delays in that area. at this point, it is looking good with the travel times... that's a look at the morning commute, back to you. >> the first votes are already in. this is video from overnight in new hampshire and 8 people cast their votes and hillary clinton was the winner with four votes in that city. the rest of the country has a couple of hours to wait. the polls open in wisconsin this morning at 7:00 a.m.
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spending the election day. reporter: ben, overnight, the candidates landed in new york and casting their votes today and ending an epic campaign. as the polls open this morning... >> now officially tuesday, november 8th. [cheering] >> this is sure worth staying up for. >> donald trump and hillary clinton making the final >> do you want america ruled by the corrupt political class or do you want america to be ruled by you? >> it is not just my name or donald trump's name on the ballot, it is the kind of country that we want. every issue that everyone cares about. >> clinton closed capitalizing on the star power... and the obamas.
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will reject fear and you will choose hope. >> we don't need lady gaga. >> trump touting his own names. >> he called today and said, donald, i support you. >> both candidates are supporting a whirl wind day of events and now the fate is in the voters hands. strong holds, short of that hillary will prevail. >> they are holding the election parties just two miles away. >> thank you. this is the first time since 1944 the democratic and the republican candidates both live in new york state. >> in addition to the president rnl race, the u.s. senate race in wisconsin is gaining national atengsz, the outcome could
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congress. ron johnson is running for a second term and russ feingold is leading 45-44. both made a final abeel to the voters yesterday. >> we need to make sure we save the seats and save this country and i cannot think of a better group of people to be that fire wall to put in the effort >> we need a senator that votes with the working and middle class families, or you have somebody that is vote r with the big corporations. >> right now the g.o.p. is holding 54-46 majority in the senate and the republicans are defending more seats in this election. >> there are a number of other races on the ballot across the state, all 8 congressional
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attorneys. don't forget the polls open at 7:00 a.m. this morning and closing at 8:00 p.m. workers are busy getting polling locations ready for the voters. hillary mintz is live in downtown milwaukee. good morning, hillary. reporter: this popular place, the ballot booths are here and soon filld with the voters casting their ballot. we have a little refresher course for you just in case you are scrambling this morning. this is what you need to know to get your ballot. you need a photo id.
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driver's license, u.s. passport and military id. if you are a college student bring your student id, you have to prove that you have a valid id by friday for your vote to count. registering at the polls today, you will need an id and proof of residency. now the city of milwa elections commission expects 7-9 a.m. this morning the busiest time for voting. i won't be surprised if people are showing up soon to be first in line. >> you have to bring the photo id to the polls, there are things to leave at home. tim has you covered. tim? tim: a couple of things, you are
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clothing or buttons under the state law. that is illegal within a hundred feet of the polls. if you are campaigning you have to be a hundred feet away from an entrance of a polling police. the milwaukee police are out and making sure that the voters are safe, orderly and fair and the justice workers are coming to wisconsin to enforce the federal voting rights la vote today, take a look at, and we have a list of the polling places and a link to show you what is on your ballot. ben? ben: tim, thank you. another rule at the polls, no selfies. taking a picture of yourself is against the law. thema ponton is live and how the
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thema? reporter: well, good morning, ben, a lot of people do this all day, all the time taking pictures of what they are doing and where they are going. you have to give it a break at the polls and in the voting booth. it is a felony in wisconsin to take a picture of yourself inside of the polls or of your ballot. the reason is because the ballot is concern of people being paid to vote for someone and having the picture to prove it. you can take one when you come out with the i voted sticker. this is melinda with the early voting sticker. so when you come out of the
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can take a picture saying you already voted but bear in mind when inside at the voting booth do not take a selfie. >> that is a nice selfie. >> well, i have the oatmeal and i voted early. >> and you took a picture outside of the polling place. >> exactly. >> we are teaming up the power of abc news with live updates and 4:00 and ellen airing at 3:00 p.m. today. >> wisn 12 news time now is 5:09. now a check on the election day forecast. >> sal, we might need the umbrella? >> especially err earlier in morning we might have a few showers but the nice november weather is continuing on this election day. the first seven days, pushing 80
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days is 13 set in 1975 and there is some chance that we manage that. spotty showers early and they are going to end. temperatures holding steady. clouds to clearing. 56 at the airport. quick look at the radar network, the light showers associated with the cool front. >> sal, thank you. wisn 12 news time now is 5:10. more election coverage up, but first a search is on for a woman suspected of setting her father's house on fire. >> the green lake sheriff is looking for 57-year-old affirmativen from kentucky. she lit a number of fires inside of the father's home on sunday morning in the town of marquette. griffin is charged with attempted homicide and arson and she's armed and driving a van.
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soccer coach in oshkosh is aest ared on suspicion of sexual assault. the 23-year-old coached the soccer at the high school. the victims are two girls. the officials at the school learned about the alleged conduct on thursday and arrested on sunday night and the contract was already up for the year. >> tonight the community is invited to little girl hit by a car and killed. they have released the image of the s.u.v. they believe that was involved. it is tonight at 5:30. >> wisn 12 news time now is 5:11. an early morning raid at the headquarters of samsung.
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the office for new information about a samsung phone. >> plus, how an american votes in the election while orbiting the planet. >> first to>> live look at the roads from the d.o.t.s right now. we check back with matt coming over 80,000 wisconsin jobs lost to unfair trade. but senator johnson sided with corporate interests, calling for even more unfair trade,
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corporations shipping jobs overseas, costing taxpayers billions. and johnson's been exposed for using what looks like an offshore tax shelter for himself. ron johnson's just not for us. senate majority pac is responsible for the content of this advertising. johnson: social security is a legal ponzi scheme. senior 1: ron johnson is attacking social security. senior 2: he wants to let wall street risk it in the stock market. johnson: free money... young people don't really
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voted to raise the cost of student loans - college student 2: he just doesn't get it. worker: he says he's for jobs, but ron johnson supports trade deals that hurt wisconsin. v.o.: attacking social security. raising the cost of college. jobs lost overseas. senator ron johnson - he's hurting wisconsin families. russ feingold: i'm russ feingold
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>> we are november 8th. a little light rain on the radar soeshthd with the cool front coming through now. we will see the narrow band rolling through across the area and high pressure is building in. the temperatures not bad. between 50 at watertown and beaver dam to 56 at milwaukee and port washington.
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steady. some afternoon clearing. matt? >> quiet on the roadways. the fender bender is cleared up. 894 and 27th. we are looking good across the freeways. green is full freeway speeds. if you are leaving no need to rush. that's a look at the morning commute, back to you. melinda: matt, thank you. the polls are open i right now and tim you are watching things there? >> yes, voting the underway. the polls are alleges open in virginia. the last half hour vice presidential candidate tim kaine cast his vote in richmond, virginia. that state is leaning towards hillary clinton this time around.
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planned campaigning today. >> one american got to cast his vote from outer space. the astronaut filed the ballot yesterday. they receive the application for the absentee ballot, they miss out on the highly coveted i voted >> six new satellites will be launched, this is look at the other spacecraft. the small size keeps the development and the launch costs down and measuring the energy balance and hurricanes and weather patterns. >> new problems for samsung, there are reports of a different samsung device catching on fire and exploding.
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exploded. the woman says she threw the phone away when realized it had swollen up and smoke was coming out. the seoul office has been raided of the samsung offices and they are investigating whether they gave money to a friend of the country's president. >> a record for the most 3-pointers in a game. perry scored arc and finished with 46 points. wow. this is his 7th career game with double digit three pointers. >> he's so good. >> brewers nation is adding a new fan, look at this, this is pitcher chase anderson and his wife and newborn son. baby hunter was born
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they are doing just fine. i love that. >> congratulations to them. >> well, a couple of showers is coming through with a weak cool front. more than anything, you can slash and dash these. here is a look, the radar, in fact, the back edge of the cloudiness is showing up across just to the north of reeceberg. the of the boundary and pulling through. big high pressure beginning to build in for us and looking at the wind shifts from the northwest. we don't get a lot of big change in temperatures overall. we are 50s for a couple of days. briefly cooler on friday. overall the readings are staying above normal. 54 port.
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a couple of showers early this morning. i think they are done between 7:00 to 9:00. we are dry for much of the balance of the day. afternoon temperatures holding in the mid 50s. this is at 10:00 this morning. the winds shift from the north and northwest and a couple of clouds around for us. really no trouble for the voters throughout the day. this is tomorrow morning at 7:00. we are wednesday. nice day, temperatures upper 50s. in fact, we reach back to the low 60s again by thursday. for today and tomorrow upper 50s. the early morning showers coming to an end and seeing a few peeks of the sun. 40 tonight. 63 thursday. cooler on friday. we warm up again for the weekend. >> sal, thank you.
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selling political themed cookies to get today. >> improving the voter process for the local students, the changes that a local university
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rity is senior 1: ron johnson is attacking social security. senior 2: he wants to let wall street risk it in the stock market. johnson: free money... young people don't really necessarily understand finance. college student 1: ron johnson voted to raise the cost of student loans - college student 2: he just doesn't get it. worker: he says he's for jobs, but ron johnson supports trade deals that hurt wisconsin. v.o.: attacking social security. raising the cost of college. jobs lost overseas. senator ron johnson - he's hurting wisconsin families. russ feingold: i'm russ feingold and i approve this message. 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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>> good morning, milwaukee. thanks for this tuesday morning election day shout out. wisn 12 is visiting the classrooms across southeast wisconsin for the school year. ben: if you are interested in a visit, head to, and click on logo on the home page and we'll try to schedule a time for jeremy nelson top by and say hello. wisn 12 news time now is 5:24. over the past couple of weeks and months you have seen a the polls about who the people say they are voting for today. >> we have found two bakeries conducting unofficial polling for the election using the delicious cookies. they have donald trump and
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donkey and elephant shaped cookies. there they are. the head decorator is saying that trump is more difficult to design than clinton. she choose the most common facial expression. sales have been mostly even and trump started to sell a little better recently. >> i wanted to have fun with it and make the people laugh and i think we have done that. they come in andpl looking at them and laugh and take pictures of them. >> well, the sweet election predictions are continuing in the third ward, adams bakery is selling the cookies as well. star shaped cookies for the undecided cookies. their last check the democrats are leading. >> everybody likes cookies.
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you out before headed to the polls, they have a section dedicated to the election. they can help you find your polling place and voter requirements for your state and providing information on the issues on the ballots. it is called vote planner, facebook is saying it is a way to encourage civic engagement. 5:26. preparing for the polls. >> plus, having a blast in the kitchen. the common food item t exploded inside of a fridge. >> then bringing in the reenforcements, the state is
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>> today is our independence day. [cheering] >> after months of campaigning, election day is here. >> i really believe it's the most important election of our lifetimes because we have never had a clearer choice. >> candidates criss-crossing the country overnight making a last minute push for support. >> real change also means
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government, so the first thing we should do let's get rid of hillary, ok? >> we face the test of our time. what will we vote for, not just against. >> some election results are already in. we have live big story coverage as you get ready to head to the polls here in wisconsin. ben: good morning and welcome to "wisn 12 news this morning." i'm ben wagner. melinda: and i'm melinda davenport. november 8th. let's start with a check of your election day forecast. meteorologist sally severson is in the weather center. sal? sally: not much to slow down the voters here in southeast wisconsin. the election day weather story, a couple of showers out there early this morning but they are light and scattered. they are pretty much done between 7:00 and 9:00. now we call for highs today to reach up to 57. upper 50s again for tomorrow. a breezy warm up getting back to the 60s for thursday.


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