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delivered. tabulators spent the day double checking all 29-thousand of west allis ballots... the final municipality in milwaukee county to complete its recount. to wrap this up as the final community in the county feels like a real achievement. as of thursday afternoon... the wisconsin elections commission reports 47 of the state recount... thats approximately 82 percent of all ballots. despite claims of machines being hacked and widespread problems... the discrepancies between recount and election night results have been minor. so far... hillary clinton is up 556 votes... while president elect trump is up 496. the results of the election are not going to change in this recount. milwaukee county clerk joe czarnezki says the only hiccup came wednesday... when the city of
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an office in city hall. in a statement... the greenfield city clerk explains what happened: quote during the recount it was realized wards 1, 3, and 12 did not have all their ballots from the polls on election day. poll workers in these wards did not properly package the ballots at the end of election day for transport to milwaukee county. czarnecki says the 400 missing ballots were hand counted to make sure they matched up with the number of ballots that were cast in those wards on election night. 5:28 we worked long hours. somedays it was 12, 14 hour days. but we got the job done. mary thanks madeline you'll find daily recount results on the links page of our website -- fox six now dot com -- or your fox six news
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thats what many milwaukee families are trying to do after losing loved ones in unrelated overnight shootings. four people are now dead -- and one is recovering at a local hospital.... fox six's angelica sanchez spoke with several members of those families. she joins us from milwaukee police district 4 with more. angelica ben and mary.. in total, three unrelated shootings ended the lives of four people. one neighbor who heard the commotion of one of the shootings wonders if anything can be done to end such violence. screaming and gunfire--- thats what police say a neighbor heard coming from a home on appleton and florist. when police arrived they discovered a 38-year-old woman and 36-year-old man both from milwaukee with gunshot wounds. both died at the scene. an 11-year old and 16-year old were discovered hiding in a room. they are not suspects and were not injured. a relative who did not wish to be identified said new living arrangements
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who are still trying to make sense of what happened. . these were not the only lives lost to gunfire overnight. at 9:30 pm wednesday, a 67- year-old man was shot and killed while driving near 36th and thurston. his car kept running and struck a fire hydrant... telephone pole and then crashed into this home. the debris is still visible. a near by neighbor describes what she heard. ' i her heard the thump i went to the bathroom and saw all these flashing red and blue lights i knew something happened and went back to bed. police say no one was inside at the time of the crash. 'its very scary...its like what do we do? the last shooting happened near 52nd and green tree. police say a preliminary investigation shows a 34-year-old man took his own life after attempting to also kill his 32-year-old girlfriend. she survived her injury and a relative on the scene tells fox6 shes recovering well. a relative for
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comment on the incident. . these are all ongoing investigations as police continue to search for suspects and motives behind the deadly gun fire. we're live outside milwaukee district four. i'm angelica sanchez fox6 news. ben thanks angelica one of the men convicted in the death of 5-year-old laylah petersen is sentenced to 30 years in prison... arlis gordon was sentenced today he pleaded guilty in september of second-degree reckless homicide -- and three counts of recklessly endangering safety. in addition to the 30 years in prison -- gordon will also serve 19 years of extended supervision. petersen was shot and killed inside her grandparents home in november 2014. police are looking for a suspect after an armed robbery on milwaukee's north west side. it happened last night at "the wing stop" near 76th and good hope. police say the suspect showed
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and got away with a tray of money. he was wearing a green vampire mask, grey sweatshirt, grey pants, and gloves. no one was hurt. we got a taste of some winter weather this past weekend... and it looks like we could get full serving of it in the coming days... weather expert tom wachs is in the weather office with a look at what could be heading our way. weather a few flurries tonight, otherwise cold. temperatures in the 20s and wind chills n cold. highs in the low 20s and wind chills in the teens. mostly cloudy on saturday with snow moving in during the afternoon and especially the evening. snow is forecast to continue into sunday morning. accumulation is likely. another system might impact us sunday evening into
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stay tuned. tonight: few flurries. cold. low: 20 wind: wnw 10-15 mph friday: mostly cloudy and cold. high: 22 wind: wnw 5-10 mph saturday: snow moving in by afternoon/evening. am low: 10 high: 23 wind with cold temps sticking around -- and snow on the way -- you'll want to keep
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available for apple and android devices. you'll have instant access to the interactive radar, forecast and road temperatures. john glenn -- the first american to orbit the earth and a longtime senator has passed away at the age of 95 . he was surrounded by family at the hospital when he died. nats john glenn, one of america's first astronauts. one of seven men known as the mercury seven chosen to take part in the u attempt to put men in space. in 1962, the military test pilot became the first american to orbit the earth. as glenn lifted-off fellow astronaut scott carpenter in mission control uttered some of the most memorable words in u.s. history."god speed john glenn." three revolutions and four hours and 55 minutes later he returned an instant legend. he was awarded the congressional space medal of honor and new york threw him one of its signature ticker tape parades. later in life, glenn
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glenn, astronaut: "we used to joke about it in the past when people would say what do you think on the launch pad and the standard answer was how do you think you'd feel if you knew you were on top of two million parts built by the lowest bidder on a government contract?" glenn learned to fly as part of a college course and went on to join the marine corps in 1943. glenn flew 149 combat missions in world war two and the korean war before becoming a test pilot. after leaving nasa, he spent the next decade as a businessman. but in senate seat from ohio and served for twenty- four years. in 1984, he ran for president.astronaut john glenn: "with the nomination of my party i firmly believe i can beat ronald reagan." john glenn never gave up on his dream of one day returning to space. he got to be as he often called it a "willing guinea pig" once again. at the age of 77 he flew on a nine day space shuttle mission. in 2012, president obama awarded
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medal of freedom. nasa tweeting about glenn's death... saying: "we are saddened by the loss of senator john glenn -- the first american to orbit earth. a true american hero. godspeed john glenn. ad astra." -- which is a latin phrase for "to the stars." more changes are coming to the milwaukee skyline... up next.... the new office tower b-mo harris is planning to build -- and when it's expected to be complete. plus... controversy surrounding two of president-e trump's recent cabinet
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introducing the reuben from subway a sandwich as full of intrigue as it is flavor. some say it was invented by deli owner arnold reuben. others, by reuben kulakofsky during a poker game.
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fit of crazed hunger. seriously. the reuben's past may be debatable, but its great taste is not. stacked with lean corned beef, bavarian-style sauerkraut, swiss cheese, and thousand island dressing on new freshly-baked rye bread. we don't know where it came from, but we know where you can
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today, we're learning more about the significant changes which are scheduled for milwaukee's downtown business district. this, following today's official announcement that one of the city's long-time, banking staples will, soon, begin construction of a new building. justin williams is live downtown with more. details... and today we have several more to share -- regarding b-mo harris bank's planned addition to milwaukee's downtown business district. if you can't feel their excitement, i can't contain myself. you can, most certainly, hear it ... this is, indeed, an exciting day for bmo harris, and michael best, and the city of milwaukee. thursday, those three entities
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thousand-square-foot office tower, which will house both bmo harris bank headquarters, and the law firm of michael best and friedrich. the bmo financial center will be a significant addition to downtown milwaukee. construction is slated to start, next summer, and be completed by late, 20-19. what will, officially, be known center at market square will be located right next to b-mo harris' current location, at 7-70 north water street. that location will be redeveloped into a multi-use building, beginning in 2020. i think about the years that b-mo and m&i have been together, uh, nothing--nothing, makes me happier, than to announce, today, this new building. some of the joy expressed is attributed to the project developer's commitment to employing a diverse workforce-- in the absence of any government funding. when people come downtown, particularly, from the neighborhoods, they can see men
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reflect the incredible diversity of this city. if we can have the prosperity--on projects, like this, get to the people in the community, we can eliminate some of the some of the challenges that are in our community. a lot of people who drive to this area of milwaukee's downtown may be prone to panic about their parking prospects -- in light of this development. i am told the plan features 10 floors of parking. milwaukee. i'm justin williams, fox 6 news. ben thanks justin it's time for your news and weather together. a 55-year-old man has been arrested in connection with an armed robbery at a jimmy john's monday night in downtown milwaukee. the suspect is also accused in an attempted strong-armed robbery at real chili... officials say they expect to turn the
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aurora saint luke's celebrating a major milestone today -- after performing the 1-thousandth procedure called a "transcatheter aortic valve replacement... the minimally-invasive surgery allows doctors to replace aortic valves without open heart surgery-- and get patients home faster and with a quicker recovery. the same two physicians have performed all of the procedures -- and also trained doctors from around the world. and happening now... crews are working to clear a massive pileup in the cleveland area... snow and ice are creating danger authorities say as many as 75 vehicles could be involved. toss to weather weather a few flurries tonight, otherwise cold. temperatures in the 20s and wind
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highs in the low 20s and wind chills in the teens. mostly cloudy on saturday with snow moving in during the afternoon and especially the evening. snow is forecast to continue into sunday another system might impact us sunday evening into monday. although this is stil unclear. stay tuned. tonight: few flurries. cold. low: 20
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high: 22 wind: wnw 5-10 mph saturday: snow moving in by afternoon/evening. am low: 10 high: 23 wind: s 5-10 mph showers likely. am low: 21 high: 32 wind: e 5-10 mph monday: mostly cloudy with a chance for snow. am low: 27 high: 30 wind: nw 10-20 mph tuesday: mostly cloudy and
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wind: nw 5-15 mph wednesday:mostly cloudy and cold. am low: 2 high: 10 wind: w 10-20
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big milestone next year. the world's largest music festival is turning 50... but organizers are thinking even further ahead... the major renovations aimed at bringing the festival grounds into the next generation -- next. get your morning started with fox6 wakeup at 4:30-- count on us for breaking news, weather and traffic updates until 9am. our next future forecaster -- was also on look who's six. now she's 9 and ready to be on tv again. plus holiday cookies
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on a cold december day: summerfest making a big announcement today with a large new project. fox6s carl deffenbaugh has more on the major upgrades coming to the grounds. while so much of the attention is on summerfests 50th anniversary in 2017, officials also have their eye on
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'if you dont keep improving, you are absolutely moving backwards.' milwaukee world festival and u.s. cellular announced a new ten-year agreement thursday morning, which includes a major project on the north end of the grounds. starting right after summerfest 2017, the u.s. cellular connection stage will be torn down, moved slightly and replaced in time for the 2018 festival. 'the design of the stage is purposeful in the fact that well get a great view of the lakefront, a great view of the skyline.' able to hold 9-10,000 fans. u.s. cellular will add more charging stations and increase virtual reality experiences - including interactivity with a brand new video board. 'well have a 25-foot led screen, which will be the largest screen on the festival grounds.' and that will be used to attract country and pop artists from around the world. 'we compete on a global basis for bands. so its
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improve our grounds and the amenities.' as summerfest expects the upgrades to help keep its status as the worlds largest music festival. carl deffenbaugh, fox6 news. terms of the new project were not released... but smiley said costs will be 'in the millions' -with u.s. cellular paying the 'lion share.' you can take a closer look at plans for the new stage on our website -- fox six now dot com, or your fox six news mobile app. degree video showcasing the new space and video from thursday's announcement. habitat for humanity is pushing through the cold today -- as it breathes new life into an abandoned home. coming up -- how we energies is also part of the process to ?bring new life to the neighborhood. plus -- president-elect donald trump continues filling spots in his cabinet. up next -- who's still in the running for one of the biggest
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there's controversy brewing over a pair of president-elect donald trump's latest cabinet picks... this comes as the president-elect shows a softer side -- meeting with the victims and first responders of the recent ohio state university attack. joel waldman has the latest from washington. the president-elect's cabinet
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high-profile positions remains a mystery - who will be secretary of state? more than ten names are in the mix, everyone from mitt romney to rudy giuliani ... today, mr. trump meeting with another potential job contender, alan mulally, former ford ceo and boeing executive. stirewalt says: "we also hear trump likes businessmen for secretary of state. alan mulally, the former ceo of ford ... mitt romney, another businessm two minds when it comes to secretary of state, you see it there." two cabinet picks perplexing some ... mr. trump's choice of scott pruitt, oklahoma's attorney general, who he tapped to lead the environmental protection agency... pruitt has been a legal opponent of the e-p-a ... is considered a climate change skeptic ... and has said americans are tired of "unnecessary epa regulations" ... thiessen says: "president
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powers of the epa to impose a radical environmental agenda on this country ... that is killing jobs and hurting the economy. and pruitt is going to roll that back, so we have clean air environment. and, general john kelly - a retired marine - as the next department of homeland security secretary. he's the third general chosen so far, some arguing it's one military leader too many, others saying the opposite. keane says: "i don't see militarizing the national security function as being anything that's dangerous to this country. quite the contrary." waldman on-cam tag says: "and tonight, president-elect trump no thank you tour. in washington, joel waldman, fox news." it's time for your news and weather together. a string of violence in milwaukee overnight.. four people were killed in three unrelated shootings. one person is recovering at a hospital. two of the four victims were shot in their own home while their children were in a nearby room. the shootings all happened within a span of a few hours. there are no suspects in custody. john glenn, the first american to orbit the earth has died at


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