It's 6:5 .... time for the morning sprint as our team gives you the most local news to start your thursday.
We start with news breaking now... president trump has arrived in japan for the start of the g-20 summit in osaka.
Reports from chinese media say there may be a truce in the ongoing trade war between the u-s and china that could be finalized during the summit.
That would halt the next round of tariffs on 300 billion dollars' worth of chinese goods.
The summit runs through tomorrow.
The second round of democratic debates kicks off later today.
Last night's debate featured 10 candidates... all looking to make an impression in the seven-to-ten minutes they were each given to speak.
Tonight's debate will include ten more candidates... including joe biden, bernie sanders and kamala harris.
More than four and a half billion dollars of emergency humanitarian aid could be heading toward the southwestern border.
The senate approved a bi- partisan bill... after rejecting the border- funding legislation the house had approved tuesday.
The house bill aimed to restrict president trump's crackdown on immigration.
Congressional leaders hope to send president trump a compromise bill... before lawmakers leave town for the july 4th recess.
Alert days are in the forecast for this afternoon/tonight, friday, saturday, sunday and nday today: variable cloudiness, very warm and humid with a chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly later in the afternoon.
High: 88; heat index: 90 to 95 wind: s/sw 8-15 mph tonight: mostly cloudy and muggy with scattered showers and thunderstorms; a few thunderstos could be severe with hail, high wind, and heavy rainfall.
Low: 68 wind: s/sw 6-12 mph as many as 70- percent of all americans have experienced a traumatic event that can cause ptsd or ptsd-like symptoms. today is ptsd awareness day.
Those symptoms will manifest themselves in 20-percent of people... so it's important to know what to say to someone experiencing them... and where to go for help.
Earlier in the show... we spoke to the local group, dryhootch.
They're a veterans- helping- veterans group... with many members who know what it's like to battle ptsd firsthand.
Whether you know someone with ptsd... meet someone experiencing it... or battle it yourself... head to our website, channel 3000 dot com... for a list of helpful tips.
Republican leaders are calling on democratic governor tony evers to sign the state's two year spending plan.
The budget passed the full legislature this week... and now heads to evers' desk.
Republican senate majority leader scott fitzgerald says he believes evers will sign the plan... and won't veto it completely.
Democrats on the other hand say the budget is inadequate today is the last chance to voice your opinion on a controversial cardinal-hickory creek power- line proposal.
Two public hearings will be held today at dodger bowl lanes in dodgeville... at 2 and 6 p.m.
For anyone who wants to share their concerns.
Comments can also be submitted in writing through friday -- you can find a link to that... on channel-3000- dot-com starting today ... the pride flag will fly over the university of wisconsin.
Chancellor rebecca blank announced that to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the stone wall uprising.
The flag would be desplayed outside the two unions through this weekend.
It's been flying over the state capitol for much of june.
Pride month ends on sunday.
6:5 now... let's turn it over to josh timm with a look at your first-alert traffic.
Delays starting to show up westbound on the beltline just as you get off the interstate continuing until w.
Broadway adding a couple minutes to your time.
Inbound john nolen beginning to pick up at the rimrock and olin ave intersection moving into downtown.
And other main routes heading into the city are still cruising along at the usual speeds with nossues.
With your first alert traffic, i'm josh timm alert days are in the forecast for this afternoon/tonight, friday, saturday, sunday and monday today: variable cloudiness, very warm and humid with a chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly later in the afternoon.
High: 88; heat index: 90 to 95 wind: s/sw 8-15 mph tonight: mostly cloudy and muggy with scattered showers and thunderstorms; a few thunderstorms could be severe with hail, high wind, and heavy rainfall.
Low: 68 wind: s/sw 6-12 mph