4-6-16 Midday Headlines


NOW AT ELEVEN — AFTER IT WAS TOO CLOSE TO CALL… BUT LAST NIGHT SUPREME COURT JUSTICE REBECCA BRADLEY KEEPS HER SEAT FOR THE NEXT 10 YEARS. PLUS — TED CRUZ AND BERNIE SANDERS WIN WISCONSIN … WHERE THEY GO FROM HERE TO TRY TO TAKE OVER THEIR RACES FROM DONALD TRUMP AND HILLARY CLINTON. AND — AND CHILDREN AT ONE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL ARE NOT EATING THE CANDY THEY WERE GIVEN… THEY MADE ART WITH IT. GOOD MORNING. I’M CHRISTINE BELLPORT. AND I’M AMY PFLUGSHAUPT.. THANKS FOR JOINING US. IN OUR DECISION 2016 COVERAGE.. THE RACE FOR THE STATE SUPREME COURT SEAT IN WISCONSIN WAS TOO CLOSE TO CALL FOR HOURS AFTER POLLS CLOSED YESTERDAY. LATE LAST NIGHT.. IT WAS ANNOUNCED JUSTICE REBECCA BRADLEY DEFEATED STATE APPELLATE JUDGE JOANNE KLOPPENBURG FOR THE TEN YEAR SEAT ON THE HIGH COURT. BRADLEY EARNED 52-PERCENT OF THE VOTE TO KLOPPENBURG’S 48-PERCENT. BRADLEY WAS THE INCUMBENT IN THE RACE. SHE WAS APPOINTED BY GOVERNOR SCOTT WALKER TO THE SUPREME COURT IN THE FALL. THE JUSTICE SPOKE ABOUT OVERCOMING NEGATIVE HEADLINES LATE IN THE CAMPAIGN ABOUT HER COLLEGE-ERA WRITINGS THAT BASHED GAYS AND FEMINISTS. 20:48:03 A LOT OF PEOPLE COULD RELATE TO ME BECAUSE A LOT OF PEOPLE HAVE SAID OR DONE THINGS 25 YEARS AGO OR WHEN THEY WERE IN COLLEGE OR IN THEIR YOUTH THAT THEY ARE NOT PROUD OF. AND I KNOW THAT I LEARNED AND GREW AS A PERON AND HAVE BECOME A BETTER PERSON FOR THAT 20:48:18 MEANTIME… JUDGE KLOPPENBURG TOOK THE STAGE LAST NIGHT FOLLOWING BRADLEY’S WIN. SHE SAYS SHE WILL CONTINUE TO REPRESENT ALL OF WISCONSIN AS A JUDGE FOR THE COURT OF APPEALS. 44:17 ALTHOUGH I LOST THIS RACE. I WILL NEVER LOSE SIGHT OF THE PROMISE OF OUR AMERICAN SYSTEM OF JUSTICE. A SYSTEM THAT AT ITS BEST ADMINATES THE PROMISE OF OUR DEOMCRACY. EQUAL JUSTICE FOR ALL 44:35 THE VILLAGE OF EPHRAIM IN DOOR COUNTY HAS VOTED TO LIFT ITS BAN ON ALCOHOL SALES. EPHRAIM HAS BEEN A DRY VILLAGE SINCE IT WAS FOUNDED IN 18-53. RESIDENTS UNSUCCESSFULLY TRIED TO CHANGE THE BAN, IN 19-34 AND 19-92. SUPPORTERS OF THE CHANGE WANTED TO BRING MORE TOURISTS TO LOCAL BUSINESSES. YOU CAN SEE ALL THE RESULTS OF YOUR LOCAL ELECTIONS. JUST CLICK ON THE ELECTIONS BANNER ON TOP OF THE NBC15 HOMEPAGE. NOW TO THE PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY RESULTS… BIG WINS FOR TED CRUZ AND BERNIE SANDERS TUESDAY HAVE SHAKEN UP THE PRESIDENTIAL RACES IN BOTH PARTIES…ALTHOUGH, ONE’S FEELING MORE SHAKEN THAN THE OTHER. NBC’S CHRIS CLACKUM HAS MORE. (— PKG —) (NATSOUND/SANDERS) WITH THE WIN IN WISCONSIN… BERNIE SANDERS HAS NOW WON SEVEN OF THE LAST EIGHT DEMOCRATIC PRIMARIES OR CAUCUSES. (SOT/ SEN. BERNIE SANDERS / (D) PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE :09 – :22) “DO NOT TELL SECRETARY CLINTON. SHE’S GETTING A LITTLE NERVOUS AND I DON’T WANT HER TO GET MORE NERVOUS, BUT I BELIEVE WE’VE GOT AN EXCELLENT CHANCE TO WIN NEW YORK” NEW YORK IS THE NEXT PRIMARY STATE ON THE 19TH…AND WHERE HILLARY CLINTON EXPECTS TO BEGIN CLOSING IN ON THE NUMBERS NEEDED FOR THE NOMINATION… SHE MIGHT GET EVEN CLOSER A WEEK LATER WHEN FIVE, MOSTLY NORTHEASTERN STATES INCLUDING PENNSYLVANIA, HOLD PRIMARIES. (NATSOUND/CRUZ) “GOD BLESS THE STATE OF WISCONSIN” ON THE REPUBLICAN SIDE, TED CRUZ WON WISCONSIN NOT ONLY FOR HIMSELF… (SOT/ TED CRUZ/ (R) PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE :51 – :55) “TONIGHT IS A TURNING POINT. IT IS A RALLYING CRY.” BUT WON FOR THE ANTI-TRUMP CROWD. (SOT/ NICOLE WALLACE / NBC POLITICAL ANALYST 1:00 – 1:06) “WISCONSIN JUST DELIVERED DONALD TRUMP AN EPIC BLOW, THE FIRST ONE THAT HE’S HAD TO ABSORB SINCE LAUNCHING HIS CAMPAIGN IN JUNE” TRUMP, THOUGH, REMAINS UNFAZED… (SOT/ DONALD TRUMP / (R) PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE 1:10 – 1:12) “I’M MILLIONS OF VOTES MORE THAN ANYBODY ELSE.” AND IS LOOKING FORWARD TO NEW YORK, TOO. CHRIS CLACKUM, NBC NEWS NOW TO WEATHER… WHERE WE FINALLY EXPECTED TO GET SOME SPRING SHOWERS. AMY CARLSON JOINS US NOW WITH A LOOK AT THE REST OF THIS WEEK’S RAINY FORECAST. AMY? WEDNESDAY SHOWERS, MAINLY BEFORE 8AM. HIGH NEAR 48. SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 MPH BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION IS 80%. NEW PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS BETWEEN A TENTH AND QUARTER OF AN INCH POSSIBLE. WEDNESDAY NIGHT A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS BEFORE 1AM, THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS BETWEEN 1AM AND 2AM, THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER 2AM. CLOUDY, WITH A LOW AROUND 31. NORTHWEST WIND AROUND 10 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION IS 30%. WE HAVE A TRAFFIC ALERT FOR YOU THIS MORNING. THERE WILL BE TRAFFIC DELAYS THIS WEEK ON I-39/90 NEAR BELOIT CONSTRUCTION CREWS WILL BE DEMOLISHING THE HART ROAD BRIDGE OVER THE INTERSTATE NEAR HART ROAD BETWEEN EIGHT TONIGHT AND FIVE TOMORROW MORNING. THERE WILL BE SINGLE LANE CLOSURES IN BOTH DIRECTIONS ON THE INTERSTATE DURING THAT TIME. THE BRIDGE WILL BE REPLACED AND LENGTHENED IN THE SAME LOCATION. THE PROJECT IS EXPECTED TO BE COMPLETED IN SEPTEMBER. HAPPENING TODAY… HENRY VILAS ZOO IS MAKING A BIG ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING A NEW ZOO EXHIBIT. THE NEW EXHIBIT WILL HONOR OUR STATE’S HERITAGE. THE CAMPIAGN FOR IT IS EXPECTED TO BE COMPLETED LATER THIS YEAR UW BASKETBALL COACH GREG GARD WILL BE JOINING ZOO AND COUNTY OFFICIALS AT THE ANNOUNCEMENT LATER TODAY. THE HENRY VILAS ZOO IS OPEN 9:30 TO FIVE EVERYDAY AND IS FREE. IMAGINE A ROOM FULL OF 5-TH GRADERS WHO HAVE JUST BEEN GIVEN HEAPS OF CANDY… IT’D BE QUITE THE SUGAR RUSH. BUT NOT AT CHAVEZ ELEMENTARY IN MADISON. MADISON FAMILY DENTAL ASSOCIATES CHALLENGED THE FIFTH GRADERS TO NOT EAT THE CANDY BUT TO MAKE AN ART PROJECT OUT OF IT. THE STUDENTS “UPCYCLED” THE CANDY INTO ARTWORK THAT REPRESENTED A HEALTHY LIFESTYLE. ” 17:25 I HOPE THEY TAKE AWAY FROM THIS COLLABORATION, LEARNING HOW TO WORK WITH OTHERS AND JUST BEING TOTALLY ENGAGED AND HAVING FUN WITH ART. KNOWING THAT ANYTHING CAN BECOME ART. ” NOW, THIS WASN’T JUST FOR FUN- IT’S ALL A COMPETITION. STUDENTS FROM THE CLASS THAT CREATE THE WINNING PIECE WILL WIN A FUN FIELD TRIP, AND THE ART ROOM WILL RECIEVE A TWO-HUNDRED DOLLAR GIFT CARD FOR NEW SUPPLIES. WE HAVE A LINK ON NEWSLINKS ON NBC15 DOT COM THAT WILL ALLOW YOU TO VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE PIECE OF ARTWORK. THERE’S JUST OVER A WEEK LEFT TO VOTE FOR A BELOIT JANITOR TO WIN THE “JANITOR OF THE YEAR CONTEST.” SAEED AMIN.. WHO WORKS AT ROBINSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IN BELOIT IS ONE OF 10 FINALISTS. THE CONTEST IS TO HONOR SCHOOL JANITORS AND THE WORK THAT THEY DO. THE WINNER WILL RECEIVE 5-THOUSAND DOLLARS, AND THE SCHOOL WILL ALSO GET 5-THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR A MAKEOVER. IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO VOTE WE HAVE A LINK POSTED ON NBC15-DOT-COM… JUST CLICK ON NEWSLINKS. VOTING ENDS ON APRIL 15. COMING UP ON N-B-C 15 NEWS AT ELEVEN — THE DANE COUNTY HUMANE SOCIETY IS HERE WITH TODAY’S PET OF THE WEEK. WE’LL INTRODUCE YOU TO WILLIAM THE MOUSE. “I’M STACY JOHNSON. TAX TIME IS ALMOST UPON US AND IF YOU’RE LIKE ME, YOU WAITED UNTIL THE LAST MINUTE. SO WAHT YOU NEED NOW IS SOME LAST-MINUTE TAX TIPS, AND THEY’RE JUST AHEAD ON MONEY TALKS NEWS.

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