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kathy: focusing on wisconsin just one week before the election. between today and tomorrow there are seven campaign events in the state. nominee was in eau claire and democratic vice presidential nominee tim kaine was in madison. joyce: we start our coverage with terry sater who was at the trump event. >> republican presidential candidate donald trump attacked democratic rival hillary clinton time and time again here tonight drawing cheers. , but supporters also cheered his portrayal of himself as a man for ordinary people. >> please give a warm welcome to the next president of the united states of america, donald trump.
supporter in eau claire and continued to speak of himself as a champion of the common man. >> i want the entire corrupt washington establishment to hear and heed the words we are all here to say. when we win on november 8 and we are going to washington dc and we are going to drain the swamp. >> his to women in the crowd who say they're looking beyond his offensive comments about women. >> what he said was awful. but you know what? he apologized. you know who didn't? hillary clinton is unrepentant of anything she's done for this country. i believe in grace and forgiveness. donald trump asked for forgiveness and i say you're forgiven. >> if he does say things about women, then him, and every other man, and frankly every other woman as well. women say terrible things as well, so it doesn't bother me a
recurrent theme of attacking mexico and current foreign trade policies. >> you know we have a highway, one-way highway, right into mexico and these other countries. they did the jobs. they get the plans. -- they get the plants. they get the money. we get the unemployment and the drugs. >> we'll have a better idea of whether donald trump has closed the gap with clinton in wisconsin when a new marquette university law school poll comes out tomorrow. he may also return to wisconsin one more time befole in eau claire, terry sater, wisn 12 news. kathy: as we mentioned, democratic vice-presidential nominee tim kaine was in madison. joyce: patrick is covering his campaign stop. patrick: hillary clinton's running mate made two stops today. first, at lawrence university in appleton. then, he
went to u.w. madison. kaine told supporters they can't take anything for granted and while clinton is winning in numerous polls, he says the gap is close. kaine talked about how important wisconsin is for the either campaign. he also spent part of his speech
because i pay no taxes, that makes me smart, which i guess means he thinks we're stupid. but i don't think smart is a word to apply to a guy who is proud of stiffing the troops, and stiffing our vets, and stiffing our teachers, and stiffing our students, and stiffing other important priorities. patrick: this is kaine's first stop in wisconsin since august. bernie sanders, who defeated clinton in the primary, will campaign for her at turner hall in milwaukee tomorrow. and chelsea clinton visits milwaukee on thursday. kathy: wisconsin's voter i.d. law may cause a problem for transgender men and women in wisconsin. that's because wisconsin requires you have a birth certificate to get an id. the state will not allow anyone to
change their birth certificate to a new gender unless they have surgery. but not all transgender individuals want the surgery and others may not be able to afford it. county clerks in la crosse say there might be a fix to the problem.
doesn't resemble you exactly anymore or you have a concerns or whether you're going to be questioned in that essence, you know, maybe you need to go to the dmv and get your driver's license updated or your id card, you know, so the picture resembles you more and then there wont be that questioning. >> if you're in a very public place and somebody starts asking you questions about, well, wait a minute, you look male to me. why is your driver's license saying female or vice a versa? it can raise a whole situation where everybody in the polling station starts looking. kathy: it about 8,000 transgender individuals in wisconsin. more than a half a million people have already cast ballots in wisconsin. the state's elections commission reports almost 519,000 people have voted early with one week to go before election day. about 30% of those ballots have come from the democratic milwaukee and dane counties. 16% were cast in the republican counties of waukesha, washington, and ozaukee. early voting ends friday or saturday depending on where
wisn 12 news and abc news will have you covered on election day. watch our live coverage from across wisconsin and the country, on air and online, starting at 4:00 p.m. on november 8. joyce: it may be a week away, but mark has an early look at the election day forecast. mark: keep in mind this is a week away. if you are curious, it does look like there will beha to do early voting, i would recommend it. temperatures won't be bad. we don't have to worry about snow. temperatures in the mid-50's. polls open at 7:00 a.m. and close and 8:00 p.m. on tuesday. tomorrow, we will see some rain. ravi umbrella. it will not be incredibly windy. -- grab the umbrella.
the mid 50's tomorrow with rain a good likelihood. at times, heavier downpours, but it will be an off and on ugly day before it gets better on friday, saturday, and sunday. joyce: 117. that's the number of homicides in milwaukee so far this year. compare that to 123 this time last year. slightly down, but some say really reducing violence in the city is a huge undertaking. it's why more than 100 community leaders are teaming up. here's wisn 12 news' hillary mintz to explain. >> with milwaukee police responding to shootings and homicides several times a week, mayor tom barrett says it's time for a new plan one that involves , the community helping more. >> we need you to be part of making this a safer city. >> he says public health is a big part of public safety because despite reducing teen , pregnancy and infant mortality rates, milwaukee health commissioner bevan baker says it's not enough.
this like any epidemic or disease and bring all partners to the table, we can ensure a long-term outcome. >> that's why more than 100 community leaders are in this room at discovery world faith , leaders, police officers, school and health officials working together on a new violence prevention plan. >> they want to reduce violence, especially when he comes to young people in the city. >> this is what has been >> dawn barnett with running rebels, a youth organization for troubled kids and says it's time teens, to work as a team. >> we can make an impact if we come together, and that something milwaukee has not been good at. >> a puzzle she says that just needs the pieces in the right place. in milwaukee, hillary mintz, wisn 12 news. joyce: mayor barrett and other community leaders will meet tomorrow as well.
to present by next spring. a woman is dead after a car crash in milwaukee. police say the 42-year-old veered into traffic and slammed into another vehicle near 46th and birdlife around 7:00 this morning. the 59-year-old woman in the other car was seriously hurt and is in a hospital tonight. one witness tells wisn 12 news speed and slick roads might be to blame. >> it is raining out here, people should be careful, and it slippery. people are going to little bit too fast. joyce: milwaukee police are ok crash. kathy: starting today, you can sign up for health care coverage through the affordable health care act. the enrollment period means you can sign up for insurance or change your health plan for the upcoming year. the obama administration has confirmed premiums are increasing an average of 25%. there are also fewer insurers participating in the marketplace. milwaukee mayor tom barrett says under the affordable health care act, there has been a 58% reduction in milwaukee county's uninsured rate. the mayor urges everyone to
go to the website. talk to an individual to see if you can help yourself. forget the political rhetoric. forget the commercials. go and find out for yourself. and what you are going to find out is that our health care system has improved. kathy: the enrollment period ends january 31. there are several libraries and local clinics providing in-person help. for locations and more information, dial 211. christmas and the holiday season. joyce: it may seem early, but patrick milwaukee is starting tomorrow. patrick: tomorrow, early in the morning, the city of milwaukee will harvest the city christmas tree. it's a 38-foot colorado blue spruce. the equipment will show up on on 52nd and washington at 6:00 in the morning.
tree. after it is cut down, it will get a police escort to milwaukee city hall. this will impact traffic on water street and wells street. northbound traffic on water will go down to one lane between wells and kilbourn. westbound traffic on wells street will be closed, unless you are parking in the bmo harris parking structure. and if you plan to go to the milwaukee holiday parade, it's only 18 days away. according to organizers, there will be more than 100 floats, some even include live animals like camels. santa will be there as well. it's the 90th year for the parade in downtown milwaukee. november 19. kathy: department store meijer announces they are changing how they sell clothes. joyce: coming up, the section they are getting rid of and how it could save some customers time and money. kathy: then, how packers wide receiver davante adams is getting the word out about prostate cancer awareness month. 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 sto marke johnson: free money... young people don't really necessarily understand finance. college student 1: ron johnson voted to raise
joyce: a close shave to kick off a good cause. november, a month devoted to putting down your razor to bring up awareness. kathy: 12 sports stephen
watson does a little barber shop-talk with two packers who are joining an important cause. >> that's the sound of the final shave in 30 days for packers wide receiver davante adams and superbowl champion dorsey levens, both have partnered with froedert and the medical college of wisconsin to raise awareness for prostate cancer. >> their willingness to step up and be advocates for sort of
and prostate cancer specifically, a kickoff to prostate cancer awareness month, it's exciting. stephen: approximately one in seven men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer. the green gold and growing campaign is designed to encourage men to get screenings. >> it doesn't matter, everybody. >> especially with me being an african-american male we're 60% , more susceptible to having prostate cancer so i wanted to , raise awareness and let people know. the thing is to try and catch the problem before it exists. that's for everybody, black white asian purple green yellow, it doesn't matter everybody. stephen: and for two packers that thrive in competition, the race to grow begins, but as they both admit it may not be much of a fight. >> i'll have more hair than davante will in three days than he will in 30.
stephen: and much like davante, i struggle to grow facial hair myself, so for now, i'll stick with this. in milwaukee, stephen watson, wisn 12 news. kathy: that's a durable. if you want to be a part of green gold growing to support prostate cancer, visit the wisn facebook page. that was something else. joyce: love it. kathy: we're less than 24 hours away from country music's biggest night. joyce: that's luke bryan rehearsing for tomorrow night's country music awards. bryan is just one of the hot acts that will take the stage in nashville. you can see the c.m.a.'s, hosted by brad paisley and carrie underwood, live beginning tomorrow night at 7:00 only right here on wisn 12. kathy: a department store chain says it's getting rid of its separate section of plus-size clothes. meijer says by early next year, all sizes from extra small to triple x.l. will be on the same racks.
sizes will no longer cost more. a few stores have already combined the women's clothing sections into one. all stores will make the change by early next year. holiday hiring will be brisk and our area has all the top retailers looking for temps this seasons. nearly 740,000 jobs nationwide will be up for grabs according to an aptly named placement firm called challenger, gray, and christmas. the top five retailers in the market for holiday help are macy's, jcpenney, office depot and office max, gap, and kohl's. joyce: political candidates are often a popular halloween costume but this one focused on , just one part of a candidate. patrick has a look at stories that will have you talking. patrick: a fifth grader in kansas is going viral for his unique costume. it revolved around donald
then he made trump's signature make america great again hat, complete with holes for his eyes. he says he's not taking a political jab. he was just looking for a laugh. and a joke at the white house when the president and first lady hosted the annual trick-or-treat event this week, one child came dressed as a lame duck. a label president obama will adopt once the country elects the next president, next week. the costume was a yellow duck with the wing in a sling. the president and the first lady had a good laugh about it. halloween is over, but this shot is worth another look. it came from nasa. check it out. image of the sun. the active regions happen to look kind of like a jack-o-lantern. the image was actually captured earlier in the month, but nasa waited to release it. a new harry potter film is coming out. before it does, google is bringing out some magic. android users will have the power to cast spells on their phones. the magic can turn off the phone's ringer and notifications. just say, ok google, silencio. using the spells lumos and nox you can also control the phone's you can also control the phone's, flashlight, turning it on and off. this comes in anticipation of
hitting theaters november 18. joyce: i like that. patrick: you can talk to it, and there it goes. kathy: these things are beginning to control us. in sports, the cubs try to keep their season alive with a world series win in cleveland. joyce: plus where the badgers , stand in the first college football playoff rankings. kathy: and, the silver lining the packers found in their loss that's in our exclusive one-on-one with randall cobb. dan needles is in next with big 12 sports.
will be back in the packers lineup after sitting out the loss in atlanta with a hamstring injury. 12 sports stephen watson has our exclusive one on one with the packers receiver. stephen: with both you and ty al , what if make of the performances of geronimo, trevor? >> it was huge. we have some talented guys in our group, and we all bring something different to the field this past week, some of those young guys stepped up to make big plays. stephen: i know aaron rodgers has not been is statistically good as he has been, but what made them so good on sunday? >> regardless of what the stats say, i know who he is as a player. he's the best quarterback in the league. he is getting some of that from the media, and it is firing him up and away we have not seen in a while.
something in our career, and this is taking us forward. stephen: i know you are close to davante adams, 25 receptions, franchise record. what has been different about him in the last couple of weeks. ? >> he is healthy. again, being beat down to the ground, sing a guy bounce back like this, that shows the type of person and player he is, and he has the skill set. , the badgers are ranked eighth in the first college football playoff rankings of the season. after playing five games against teams ranked in the top 10, the badgers don't have another ranked team on their schedule, but it won't be a cakewalk, including saturday at northwestern. >> i think we have played pretty good football. now it is just a matter of staying consistent and trying to get a win for every game.
take on northwestern saturday at 11:00 a.m., only here on wisn 12. stephen watson will have reports from evanston on big 12 sports saturday at 6:30 p.m. and the cubs have forced a seventh game in the world series tonight in cleveland. the middle of chicago's lineup dominated. four hits for chris bryant, including that home run. and in the third, addison russell hit a grand slam. russell drove in six runs in the first three innings. on the line tomorrow. hotel rooms going for $1500 at one hotel. prices for the seats, thousands and thousands of dollars. joyce: a final look at your forecast next.
average, but not nearly as nice. it will be nice again in the latter parts of this week. patrick: kathy: russ: as i've traveled to all 72 counties, i've heard from a lot of people. including seniors, concerned
that ron johnson is going to turn medicare into a voucher program. senior: don't let it happen russ. russ: i've heard from families in need of good paying jobs. blue collar guy: ron johnson's trade deals help other countries, not us. people want an economy that delivers for them. man: we just need a fair shake, and, russ, i think you need a bigger van. russ: i'm russ feingold
>> dicky: from hollywood it's "jimmy kimmel live"! tonight jake gyllenhaal hailee steinfeld the results of our youtube halloween challenge, and music from keith urban. and now, you know him [ cheers and applause ] ? >> jimmy: i'm jimmy, i'm the host of the show. thanks for watching. thanks to all of you for coming.