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nice and dry today. winds are staying light and north. rainy day tomorrow in the afternoon and night. we are looking at temperatures for tomorrow that will climb up to the low 40s. sunshine in place for us today and read eggs in the upper 30s. now to matt as he's headed to news chopper 12. >> i am on the way out. no complaints. dry light volume on the roads right now. the travel times are looking fantastic... no crashes to get in your way. that's a look at the morning commute, back to you. >> matt, thank you. 5:30. new from overnight, protests are escalating in north dakota. protesters and police involved in a tense standoff right now. tim is live in the newsroom with a look at what's happening this morning.
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says about 400 protesters are involved in what they are calling a riot. law enforcement and protesters faced off overnight. demonstrators reportedly have been trying to cross a bridge in morton county and officials are trying to stop them. there are reports that police are using water cannons and tear gas to control the protesters. a gym in a nearby town opened up to protesters to help them stay warm as temperatures dipped into the 20's overnight. protests in north dakota have been going on for months over an oil pipeline that's under construction. protesters say it could poison the water supply for the standing rock sioux reservation. back to you. >> tim, thank you. melinda: new this morning, a protest in north dakota getting support from right here in wisconsin. the hochunk tribe held a benefit in wisconsin dells yesterday raising money to support the protesters. they're speaking out against an oil pipeline. at the fundraiser, local people who have traveled to north
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>> all kinds of nationalities out there. they all shook hands and talked. >> any opportunity to raise awareness of what is going on out there will help the cause. melinda: z organizers at the benefit collected money along with winter coats to keep protesters warm all winter. >> looking ahead, millions of people will be traveling this week for thanksgiving. most people will be driving. thema is live on the south side. how much is gas out there? >> reporter: well, if you have $2 on you, you can get a gallon. it is $1.89. now triple a says they are the second cheapest prices in nearly a decade. the afrnl price for regular gas
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$0.11 less than last year. the gas in illinois costs more. the national average for a gallon is $2.17. back here live on the south side, many people are taking advantage of the low gas prices. more than 900,000 people are expected on the wisconsin roads for the holiday travel >> thank you. 5:33. ben: this weekend marked the start of wisconsin's gun deer season. we'll learn in the next couple of days how many deer were harvested. hunters say a very windy saturday kept deer from moving around. hunters had better luck when the wind died down on sunday. so far, there are no reports of any injuries. gun deer season runs through this coming sunday. melinda: later today, sendik's is delivering more than 100,000 pounds of food to a local charity. feeding america eastern
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to families in need just in time for thanksgiving. the food and a $41,000 donation will feed more than 200,000 families this holiday season. sendiks has been partnering with feeding america eastern wisconsin since 2008. melinda: this week, wisn 12 is teaming up with the hunger task force to raise money this holiday season. tomorrow and wednesday we are hosting our annual food for families phone bank. last year you helped us raise more than $100,000! ben: some big companies are sitting on billions of dollars family. wisn 12 news colleen henry investigates what some believe the insurance industry doesn't want you to know. >> would you have ever known about it? >> never, never. >> how to know if you have money coming and why companies in the state of wisconsin don't have to tell you. >> so we're talking about probably hundreds of millions of dollars that is owed to wisconsin residents. ben: watch colleen henry's investigation on unclaimed money
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melinda: we expect to learn more details today about a police chase reported in waukesha county. it ended overnight on moorland road near i-43. officials with the sheriff's department and state patrol could be seen in the area. no word on whether anyone was arrested. tim is in news room with breaking news. tim? tim: crews are on the scene of a serious crash reported early this morning on capitol drive. this is video from the scene here that just came into the news no word on whether anyone was hurt. we hope to learn more information a little later on this morning. >> now the more breaking news in racine county, a bizarre and sad story, a pickup truck hit and kill add horse this morning. this happened on 7 mile road near 92nd street. the driver of the truck is okay. other drivers are being allowed to move past the scene here. we are watching for more details about the crashes throughout the
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>> tim, thank you. >> disappointing morning for the packer fans. >> final score 42-24. the packers have lost four straight games. so now all eyes are on this coming monday a week from today. the packers and the eagles. the coverage starts at 6:30, followed by the game at 7:30, all on 12. >> 5:36. toy truck danger. ben: what was supposed to be a surprise for their grandson ended up destroying a couple's truck. melinda: plus, have you started your holiday shopping yet? some people are getting into the black friday spirit early. where they're camping out ahead
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>> well, we had the weekend to get used to the temperatures in 30s. the wind began to die down yesterday. we have a north breeze in place for us. for this holiday week, we are counting down, it is here.
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fairly temperate on the turkey day. maybe a stray flurry thursday night and early friday morning. this morning the temperatures 19 brookfield. 21 brown deer. 23 at greendale. 24 beaver dam. it is a frosty start to the morning. >> sal, thank you. one weeks is here. >> black friday is just a couple of days away. hillary mintz is live with us. good morning, hillary. reporter: it is looking like the holidays, it is feeling like the holiday season is upon us here. yes, we are getting ready for the busiest shopping week of the year, with black friday coming up in a few days.
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the first at the best buy in delefield. they showed up and prepared to stay warm and comfortable. they came equipped with generators, bedding and tvs. walmart, k microphone mart, kohl's and toys r us are opening on thanksgiving. some are closed like bay shore town center cabela's. most businesses are open on black friday. small business saturday. then who is ready for cyber &. the shopping never stops. for now live in cathedral square "wisn 12 news this morning." >> already lined up. okay. hillary, thank you. ben: new this morning, a toy dump truck no longer for sale after a fire. melinda: the flames started in
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the family had just bought the truck for their grandson. the couple says the flames were 15 or 20 feet high! a state trooper tried to put out the flames with a fire extinguisher but it was too strong. the fire department had to come and put the fire out. toys-r-us has taken the toy truck off store shelves until they finish investigating. >> wisn 12 news time now is 5:42. police officers targeted. >> two shootings that happened hundreds of miles apart. what the crimes have in common and what police are doing to find the people responsible. >> plus, we had our first taste of snow this weekend. other parts of the country are having more than just a taste. the areas that could see seven
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>> welcome back. melinda: more snow is expected today in parts of the northeast. this is new video from overnight showing snow falling in upstate new york. a lake effect snow warning is in effect for several counties this morning. up to seven more inches of snow is possible. this is all in addition to the snow that already fell over the weekend. not just in new york. but also pennsylvania and michigan. and we even saw some flurries here in southeast wisconsin.
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>> it was pretty much gone by the lunchtime. we may see a stray flurry or two later on thursday and early friday. here we are with a live look. the sunrise 6:52. just a little better than an hour. a few clouds over the warm water of lake michigan. 25 degrees at the airport. the air mass is dry and chilly. so for tomorrow afternoon and tomorrow night rain and snow developing across wisconsin and rain. i will show you where the snow will fly in the state. now to matt as they are launching news chopper 12. >> if you are headed out, good shape on the roadways. nice and quiet. right now you are seeing the volume is light. the travel times are looking
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the hale up to zoo. back to you. ben: right now, police in two different states are looking for the people accused of shooting police officers. tim elliott is here with us with a closer look. tim: the first shooting happened in texas, another in missouri. saint louis police are searching for the person who shot an officer in the face. he survived. police say the officer was sitting in traffic lni and shot twice. police say they do not have a description of the suspect. and in texas, a san antonio officer was killed yesterday morning. the detective was writing a traffic ticket just outside police headquarters. officials say another car pulled up behind his cruiser and fired two bullets at the detective. san antonio police say they have the suspect's car on camera. there's searching for that suspect right now. ben: "good morning america" will have more on those shootings and the manhunts going on right now. gma starts at seven right after "wisn 12 news this morning." melinda: new this morning,
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donald trump continue in washington state and in canada. this weekend protesters gathered at a park in tacoma and in seattle. hundreds of people came out to show their displeasure with trump. and in canada, at least one thousand people marched against trump near the trump international hotel in toronto. ben: new this morning, a mom in seattle has started a movement giving kids a voice in the political process. she started a facebook page where kids can write letters to president-elect donald trump. the mission to talk to trump openly and kindly. when her son called trump mean. >> i will say if someone is mean talk to them and you are good at being kind. so that was the idea and we decided to write the president elect a letter. ben: that idea has gone viral. thousands of people are participating on facebook writing their own letters to trump and asking him to be kinder. melinda: a rally in new york at a park named after one of the beastie boys.
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park with a swastika and the words go trump. a new york state senator organized the rally along with adam ad-rock horovitz one of the beastie boys. the brooklyn park is named after adam yauch another member of the band who died in 2012. >> adam grew up in brooklyn, grew up as part of the jewish faith and spent a lot of his life fighting for the respect for all people. and for peace. the fact this playground named for him is particularly tragic and vile. melinda: actor ben stiller attended the rally too. the swastikas have been painted over now flowers and positive messages are covering the playground. ben: new this morning, kanye west has canceled a concert after cutting a show short and going on a bizarre rant. he talked about politics and fame. he criticized beyonce and called out her husband jay-z.
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at the risk of my own life, my own success, my own career. i have been sent here to give you the truth. jay-z, call me! you still aint' called me! ben: fans say kanye only played a few songs before going on the rant and then leaving the stage on saturday night. sunday night's show was canceled. a lot of people on facebook are asking for their money back after that show. and an hour late. they wanted to hear the music, right. well, you will be zipping up the overcoat, the temperatures in the 30s today and 40s for tomorrow and the rest of the week. most of the precip in the south is staying liquid no. weather worries today. low pressure is going to continue to get organized over the western u.s., and we are going to watch for storm system beginning to approach.
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the early temperatures seasonal readings in the 20s. the 20s are where we should be for this time of the year. cooler in watertown. 22 for elk horn. kenosha 24. really nothing to worry about today. we start the maps at noon. sunshine, light north, northeast and tomorrow a southeast wind. for tomorrow, i anticipate a mostly cloudy sky. 7:00. by noon is snow is flying across minnesota. a chilly rain in iowa. this has to overcome a dry air mass in the south and central part of the state. this is tomorrow night at 6:00. a good portion of the morning is dry. this is moving into wednesday morning. snow north. mostly rain in the south.
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area of green bay. wednesday morning 7:00, running errands it is wet. rain in place for much of wednesday before beginning to dry out wednesday night and for thanksgiving day. for today then, 37 degrees, chilly sunshine. 24 for tonight. 43 tomorrow. 45 wednesday. it is rainy on wednesday. thanksgiving day isk for me and cloudy. a stray flurry or two early on friday morning. >> thank you. >> a school hit by a rocket in aleppo. >> ten people were killed in the attack, including students. dozens of people were hurt in the blast.
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a violent civil war for years. this weekend the syrian government led attacks on four hospitals in aleppo and cutting off the medical care to hundreds of thousands of people there. >> tim, thank you. >> 107 people are killed when a train derailed in india. 150 passengers were hurt. the train derailed on sunday morning in norer there could be as many as 70 people trapped inside of the train. >> a car fire and explosion happened in sweden. witnessed reported hearing the blasts and bangs and found a man with a gunshot wound near the scene and he's expected to survive. >> a boat rescue caught on
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massachusetts. six people were rescued from a sinking boat yesterday. rescue ships and a helicopter took the survivors ashore, there were no injuries. the ship is called captain jeff. while the crew has been rescued, the ship is still sinking and adrift. melinda: a girl in houston is getting a lot of attention for the message she gave to her local donut shop. the owner of the donut shop posted video on facebook showing someone stealing tips from the jar. nine-year-old chloe gallegos saw that video and wanted to help. so she wrote the owner a letter. >> i felt bad for him for getting his money stolen. i took my tooth fairy money and put it in there and folded it. when no one was looking, we put it in the tip jar. melinda: chloe's mom didn't even know she had put the money in the tip jar. now, the owner of the shop is thanking chloe for her kindness
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not a bad deal. >> well deserved. dear donut man. >> a wisconsin woman's mission. a former miss america is helping local students, the program she's credited for saving. >> changes along the lake front, what is expected this week an is
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>> new this morning, apple is offering free replacement batteries to some i-phone 6s users whose phones abruptly shut down for no apparent reason. >> i have to check this out. that is mine. apple announced this morning that a very small number of devices made between september and october 2015 are affected. the tech giant's announcement comes less than a week after a consumer watch group in china launched an investigation into the problem. apple says it is not a safety issue. >> the cost of a classic thanksgiving dinner for ten cost just under $50. what are they serving? i don't feel that the accurate. that is done from the cost of 50.11. >> you can do it. >> with the pies and everything? adjusting for inflation, that is the lowest price since tracking
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>> abercrombie and fich announced their profits fell. the company anticipating a rough holiday season as it is continuing to have trouble attracting young shoppers who are more likely to shop at the cheaper chains. >> wisn 12 news time now is 5:59. the news continues right now. "wisn 12 news this morning." i'm ben wagner. >> i'm melinda davenport, it is 6:00. we are entering the busiest travel week of the year just as workers at o'hare in chicago consider walking off the job. the impact that the strike there is expected to have on the travel plans. >> another week, another los for the packers. we have reaction from mike
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first, a live look outside here on this chilly monday morning. matt has a check on the morning commute coming up. first to sally. >> it is a beautiful sky in place, a few clouds over lake michigan and the warmth. we have light north breezes beginning to get light. 26. the dew .16. this is a dry and cool air mass lighter northwest winds in place. the windchill index feeling like 19 degrees. so winter temperatures in place for us. we have broed low pressure organized. it is becoming more focussed and bring in the rain tomorrow. so we are talking sunshine for today. temperatures reach up to 37 degrees. we look at the light north winds. now to matt.


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