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into the cause of the flames. >> teen approached by a man three times on the way home from school. she opens up about the terrifying encounter. >> first, to the weather and traffic. sally? sally: the early morning temperatures ranging from 19 at the dells to 25 at port and also at the airport. elsewhere in between, 21 waukesha. 23 sheboygan. 22 fond du lac. feeling 6 at beaver dam. feeling like 8 at fond du lac. we are looking at the windchills in the teens during the day. the clouds are coming back for a bit today. party sunny skies. we hold nearly steady temperatures around 26 degrees. sun is up at 7:10.
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matt? >> we are quiet across the freeway system. let the vehicle warm up and you are good. 112th and 43 headed to the hale interchange looking good. system wide, no complaints. delay free at this point. travel times... no crashes reported on the that's a look at the morning commute, back to you. >> thank you. new, fire rips through a milwaukee church. now investigators are rying to figure out it started. hillary mintz is live with the latest. good morning, hillary. reporter: good morning, melinda. the flames destroyed the church of the all stants fellowship christian church. the fire started around 12:45
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on the roof. they had the cut through the roof. the cause remains under investigation at this time. and you know, we checked out the church's website and no services or events scheduled for today. much of this church is looking destroyed. fur driving through the area the streets are back open. for now live in milwaukee, "wisn this morning the police are looking for a man wanted for enticing a teenager walking home from school. the suspect is in the late 20s or early 30s and approached the girl yelling sexually comments towards her. they agreed to walk to wisn 12 news but didn't want their faces shown for security reasons. >> the first time i thought he
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continued to come and i ran all the way home. >> you have to turn yourself in. because you have terrified my family and my daughter, and we have now gone through the most -- she's not going to walk home any more. >> the man was white, medium build and a brown beard to the chest. he was model car. if you have information, kale the police. >> a new push to prevent drug users from getting behind the wheel. there is a new public service announcement later today. the messages are warning about the dangers of driving while impaired by prescription drugs. 149 people were killed in drug related crashes last year in
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opioid problem in the state. the campaign aims to reduce the risk of addiction and save lives. >> regents are voting to raise the out of state and graduate school tuition. uw madison nonresident could be seeing the largest increasing paying $2,000 more next school year and $5,000 increase. >> and regents tomorrow voting on whether to give employees a 2% raise in each of the next two years. the money comes from the state's compensation reserve and that is set aside at the start of the budget for increases. uw received 1% increase in the last budget.
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tim is following the updates. >> state election commission is saying 23 of the 72 counties are now finished counting. the net results so far donald trump gained 105 votes, hillary clinton dropped 41. recount must be completed by monday. so far no issues reported with this. recounts have been requested in pennsylvania and now, michigan's recount started on monday. but a hearing is planned this morning to decide whether that hand recount should continue. all recounting must be finished by next tuesday. >> tim, thank you. as the recount is playing out in wisconsin and michigan, the donald trump cabinet is growing. we have the latest from
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the country together. ie am here for one main reason to thank you. >> on the second leg of the thank you tour in north carolina, president-elect donald trump encouraged supporters to dream big. >> we are going to heal the divisions and unify the country and nothing that we cannot do. nothing. >> trump announcing defense secretary james maddox. >> i look forward being a civilian leader. >> if he didn't get the waiver there would be a lot of angry people. >> last night, the vice president elect touted an ambitious agenda next year. >> we believe that our president-elect secured a
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>> for the mandate today, the president-elect is starting with a fundraiser breakfast and following a meeting with pat mccory. >> here in milwaukee a nonstop flight option is starting today at mitchell. frontier will have a nonstop flight in mail walk to phoenix. the celebration is at 11:30 this morning and this flight the part of a number of frontier. >> and let's get on a plane and going above 30 degrees. >> sounds good. >> well, i have to work. winter is settling in. layer up. hats and gloves. everyone was dressed warmly last night and celebrating the holiday train.
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look at the winds, 20-30 miles per hour. the windchills holding in the teens. this morning temperatures 24 port, 21 west bend and waukesha, and 25 at the airport. look at the windchills ranging from 4 at beaver dam to 12 degrees. here is matt. >> get the vehicle warmed up and no problems on the roads right now. this is 43. the volume is light. the pavement i computer is showing a disabled vehicle around 60th and the bypass. you can see system wide we are seeing green. travel times... that's a look at the morning commute, back to you. >> thank you. the trial starting today for a man charged for murdering nine people at a south carolina church last year. this morning tim is following the latest on the case.
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possible death sentence for the shooting rampage at the church in south carolina. the judge ruled to delay the start of the trial. a pool of 67 jurors will be whittled down to 12 and when the jury selection is complete the attorneys will begin the opening arguments. the 22 year old is facing 33 federal charges, including nine violations of the federal security is expected to be tight at the courthouse. >> 5:09 a. mystery illness as an illinois high school. >> coming up, why a certain candy is being blamed for sending a dozen students to the hospital. an a modern twist to a classic.
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>> just turning over 5:13. the gusty west winds. gusty winds in place for us. in fact through next week we are looking at cold and wind for a few days, weekend snow and cold and wind again next week. in fact, week the highs and in the single digits. this morning a mix of sun and clouds and holding the temperatures currently in the mid 20s to the mid 20s and the chills in the teens. matt? >> we are pretty good across the freeway system. here in the mitchell interchange looking to northbound here, no problems right now.
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downtown 13 minutes. that's a look at the morning commute, back to you. >> matt, thank you. today marks the 75th anniversary of the attack an pearl harbor. 2,000 americans died in the attack. later this month, president obama is meeting with japanese president at the uss arizona memorial. >> wisn 12 news time now is 5:14. students in illinois say that gummy bears at the school were laced with pot. we have the latest on this investigation. tim? >> police say a total of 14 students with were taken to the hospital after eating the candy. this happened in the naperville. the students complained of dizziness and dry mouth.
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what was inside of the gumny bears a. 17-year-old was taken into custody but released without charges. the investigators are looking into how the students got their hands on the gumny bears. all the students who ate the bears are now in stable condition this morning. back to you. >> tim, thank you. >> a student in green bay brought a vile of what is believed to be mercury in school. and some of the substance spilled. the school was evacuated and the hazmat teams were called in. >> with that device, they can, it is waned. >> we don't want the students to go home and bring the mercury
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very upset and crying. >> after being tested the kids went home but the coats had to stay behind. >> thousands of people are homeless in tennessee after the wild fires destroyed their homes but a group in northeast wisconsin wants to bring comfort to the victims in the form of quilts. they are hoping to donate them in time for christmas. is powerful. it is a moment when the light goes on and says we need to make quilts for gatlinburg. >> so far they have made six quilts. >> wisn 12 news time now is 5:16. easy way to shop local this
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close to home and the shops are open year round. >> upgrades to a landmark downtown. >> the towers light changes depending on the weather and now the build something lit into special colors. this morning jeremy nelson is joining us from the base of the giant flame. >> good morning, this is an acoonic building and the flame lit 60 years ago and tonight it is better than ever. good morning, kim. >> good morning. >> it is blue this morning. tell us what blue means. >> blue means no change in view. and the weather forecast our
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from the high from the day before and the high to today and it is predicted within 15 degree intervals. >> yes. it is blue today. tell us about the cool things that people are seeing tonight. the lights and more colors are flickering. >> besides the flame, the building also has exterior technology. and there's various roof levels at the gas light building and we can create different scenes to support different causes such as breast cancer, different holidays and sports themes. ten seconds before 6:15 tonight,
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and it should be a spectacular show. >> thank you, kim. this evening take a look to the top of the gas light building. today it is blue. i'm on top of the gas light building. >> thank you, jeremy. >> i know it is cold up there, but that is so cool. can you imagine at the sunrise. i asked jeremy if he packed camera. i bet we have pictures coming up. sunrise at 7:10 #. it is welcome sunshine. windy, chilly covers it. the temperatures, i'm going with temperatures and wind speeds this morning and show you the windchills and readings ranging from 19 at the dells and 25 at milwaukee. mostly just a little warmer right along the lake, cooler
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at sheboygan. 28 miles per hour at waukesha. single digits or really low teens. dress warmly today. we felt it yesterday. the first cold of the season takes a while to get used to it a. mix of the sun and clouds throughout the day. high pressure to the south. low pressure to the north. between the two, a gusty west wind and staying in place for today, tonht minimal snow chances tomorrow. just flurries. kind of keeping an eye on the weekend, especially saturday afternoon, saturday night and sunday with potential for snow. way too early to call yet. so you can see the model is painting a good deal of sunshine. now, clouds are coming back. caught in the northwest flow.
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snow for the u.p. for today and tomorrow, keeping the temperatures 26, 27 degrees. windchills day side in the teens. lows tonight 16. friday cold. over the weekend sunday high near 30. chances for snow over the weekend and chances for snow tuesday, much colder midweek next week. >> thank you, sal. 5:21. a fragrance fit for the fast fo craving kentucky fried chicken. >> research before you shop t new rules impacting if you are
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and while there, submit a nomination for the monthly top teacher award. >> well, teacher in kentucky hopes to spread joy this holiday season using post it notes. >> she's create add number of the murals. the large grinch mural taking two days and close to one hundred post its to finish it. he hopes to add brightness to the world. >> competition, kfc came out with a kentucky fried fragrance. i don't know about this. >> finger licking snow. >> that is true. hundreds of scented candles were given away. they sold 3,000 tubes of scented sun screen. i can't with that. the company is saying it has no
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the u.s. you would buy it? >> i would buy it. >> really? >> yeah. the sun screen too? >> see. we'll talk about this after the show. >> next time you are looking for a place to eat, tweet to google. >> they rolled out a knew feature on twitter and allowing to tweet at the company instead of internet searching. you can receive a map list of nearby restaurants. the new feature emojis. a car is stolen with a little boy inside. >> coming up on "wisn 12 news this morning", the child's decision that may have prevent add tragedy. >> plus, mystery along the shores of lake michigan a discovery that a group of kids made while playing that was a
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andy: right now on wisn 12 news, flames rip through a local church overnight. the damage left behind this morning as investigators search for clues. melinda: plus, a local police officer accused of shooting and killing his neighbors dog. what the family is planning to do next to help pay thousands of
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andy: but first, let's take a live look outside. a cold and windy morning in southeast wisconsin. we're tracking how low temperatures will drop as you get ready for work and school. good morning and welcome to "wisn 12 news this morning." i'm andy choi in for ben. melinda: and i'm melinda davenport. it's 5:30 on this wednesday, december 7th. let's start with the forecast. meteorologist sally severson is in the weather center. sal. sally: you know, we had temperatures 40 or better yesterday morning before the cold front arrived in the transported in overnight and the highs in the 20s for a couple of days. layer them up, it is chilly. the chills this morning single digits to low teens. right now 25. the winds are gusting up to 23 miles per hour. feels like 12 degrees at mitchell. 22 beaver dam.


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