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the clock is ticking. today's the deadline for green party presidential candidate jill stein to pay for a recount in wisconsin. and new at noon...a hearing on stein's lawsuit demanding that the recount 'happen by hand' has now been set. cbs 58's kyle aevermann is here with more on a the whole country is watching...kyle? "exorbitant." that's the word jill stein used to describe the 3 and a half million dollar price tag for the recount in wisconsin. she also tweeted a short time ago that it's an outrageous increase from the initial estimate of $1.1 million dollars.stein says the high cost will not deter them and that she is committed to paying this cost in order to ensure that the voting in wisconsin was accurate. she has a 4:30 deadline to make that payment.also at 4:30, a
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asked that the counting be done by hand in all of wisconsin's 72 counties to verify electronic voting machines weren't hacked.the request was denied by the wisconsin elections commission, which then prompted the lawsuit.stein says this is all about having checks and balances. jill stein: "it's not just a question about hacking. let me be clear about that. it's also human error, just mistakes in the way that these optical scanners--they can't always read if someone has checked off intent. a human being would say this is the vote that they intended, but a machine would miss it. so, they're all kinds of reasons why the machines need to be verified. and that's what we're asking here is that we have a vote that we can have confidence in--and that we can believe in." president elect donald trump beat hillary clinton by about 22-thousand votes in wisconsin. the recount will start thursday as long as stein meets today's deadline to pay for it.live in studio.
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meanwhile - trump is filling more positions in his cabinet. this morning the trump team announced georgia congressman tom price as his pick to lead the department of health and human services. price is an orthopedic surgeon and has been a vocal critic of obamacare. (sot - price // nov. 1 @ trump rally) this is lunacy, this is what happens when you put the government in charge. charge.cbs news also confirms the president-elect has picked elaine chao to be transportation secretary following her meeting with him last week. . secretary of labor under president george w. bush, and is the wife of senate majority leader mitch mcconnell. we've bounced back nicely from a rainy and raw monday. rebecca's here with your first look at ready weather. rebecca in wx center today...sunny. highs in the lower 50s. southwest winds 10 to15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph..tonight...partly cloudy. lows in the mid 30s. southwest winds upto 10 mph. .wednesday...clouds thicken
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in the mid 40s. southwest winds 5 to 15 mph..wednesday night...cloudy. flurries. lows in the mid 30s. west winds 5 to 15 mph. chance of precipitation 30 percent. .thursday...cloudy. a 20 percent chance of flurries. highs in the lower 40s. west winds 10 to 15 mph..thursday night...mostly cy. cloudy. highs in the upper 30s.
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thousands of workers in milwaukee and cities across the country are taking part in work stoppages throughout the day demanding better pay and benefits. protest nats nats this morning a few dozen people demonstrated outside the mcdonalds resturant at 9th and north in milwaukee organized by the "fight for 15" movement, employees are asking for a 15-dollar hourly wage. protesters we spoke with say these frequent demonstrations are making a difference as more and more cities boost their minimum wage. devonte yates - demonstrator "we've got workers like myself
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now outside and we gonna keep fighting until we get it in every city every county county more demonstrations in the area are planned for today, and that includes one shortly at city hall, and then tonight outside the mcdonald's on miller park way in west milwaukee. milwaukee residents concerned about the potential for lead in their drinking water, can now do something about it. cbs 58's julie parise has more from outside the 16th street community health cent. one of two south side filter distribution events happens here in just a few hours. people who live in homes with a lead service line can come by to get a free water filter. the water filters are one step in reducing the threat of lead poisoning in children. the city says the filters should last about a year. tests show that filters can remove about 98 percent of all lead pieces from the water. the common council has been working on a plan to replace lead service lines for months. months.tom barrett "i would imagine that there are
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want make sure that we're reaching out to them and that they know the importance of having filters for their water waterbevan baker - this is a partnerhsip model for the entire nation to see how milwaukee is responding to their hazardsthey water filter event at kazi-ess-ko community center. the city does recommend children who live in homes with lead pipes do get tested for lead poisoning.on the south side i'm jp cbs 58 drug resistant salmonella has been linked to bull calves purchased in wisconsin. wisconsin. state and federal officials are investigating 12 human cases of infection in eight wisconsin counties.they say people can become infected by salmonella through contact with animal manure and by person-to-person contact.state veterinarian paul mcgraw is urging dairy farmers to take precautions to protect people who work closely with animals. the most common symptoms of
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stomach cramps and fever. the attorney for a milwaukee man charged with drowning his 3-month-old son in a pond wants some extra time to get ready for the trial. "i'm not about to change the trial date at this point." point."instead, judge jeffrey wagner scheduled another hearing for next week to talk about the request from sean flowers junior. the 25-year-old flowers is charged with first degree intentional homicide. according to the criminal complaint... flowers was upset with how the baby's mother was dancit party. witnesses say he held his 3-month-old son underwater in a pond and drowned him....fighting off attempts from others to free the child. the trial is scheduled to begin december 12th...but flowers attorney says a doctor's report won't be ready by then and wants to push back the trial january. also in court today - the man accused of killing two people during a multi-county crime spree.zachary hays appeared for a status conference in milwaukee. he's also facing
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counties. hays is accused of killing his neighbor in west allis, and later shooting into a car on the interstate in sauk county...killing an illinois mother on the way home from a family vacation in wisconsin dells. "you can just pick up a slip and donate it at the register?" register?" yesterday was cyber monday and today is 'giving tuesday.' it's a rather new movement to make the tuesday following thanksgiving a time to give back.we were there as local marines helped kick-off their annual "toys us in south milwaukee. the kick-off is timed to coincide with giving tuesday. toys for tots collects new, unwrapped toys so children less fortunate have something to open on christmas morning. 3 staff sgt. jerome vereen - us marine "toys for tots has been around since 1947 so this is our 69th year going on 70th year now and u basically anyone that donates toys or a monetary donation it stays in the community that they donate in so if they donate in milwaukee it stays in milwaukee milwaukee
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"babies-r-us" stores will stay in the local community. coming up on the cbs 58 news at noon... a massive wildfire threatens residents in tennessee - as well as some popular landmarks. plus - the mystery behind aaron rodgers' sideline tent last night in philly..
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"this is crazy." terrifying wildfires, fueled by a punishing drought and ferocious winds, torched resort towns in tennessee.at least 14 fires near the smoky mountains national park have forced mass evacuations.the national guard has been called in to help get people to safety. supt. cassius m. cash, great smoky mountain national park service: "all the previous fires i've been part of could not ha p we've experienced over the past 24 hours.." hours.." resident: "we covered our face with wet towels and then we finally got in the car and we drove down the mountain a ways and we ran into a tree that was over the road so we had to turn around and we couldn't see to get back up the mountain" mountain."at one point in the nearby towns of gatlinburg and pigeon forge...30 buildings became engulfed in flames - including a 16 story hotel filled with guests...this amateur video posted on social media shows the raging fires
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windows.the fire is now at the edge of the dollywood theme park. the park not yet damaged but portions of the resort are evacuated. more than 70 people are reported dead after a plane crash in the northwestern region of columbia...outside the city of medellin.colombian officials say the plane was carrying 81 passengers -- including members of brazil's soccer team.we've just learned survived the crash-- three players, two crew members and a journalist.that sixth person was found under the fuselage. today...sunny. highs in the lower 50s. southwest winds 10 to15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph..tonight...partly
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.wednesday...clouds thicken with afternoon flurries. highs in the mid 40s. southwest winds 5 to 15 mph..wednesday night...cloudy. flurries. lows in the mid 30s. west winds 5 to 15 mph. chance of precipitation 30 percent. .thursday...cloudy. a 20 percent highs in the lower 40s. west winds 10 to 15 mph..thursday night...mostly cloudy. lows in the lower 30s..friday...mostly
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today...sunny. highs in the lower 50s. southwest winds 10 to15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph..tonight...partly cloudy. lows in the mid 30s. southwest .wednesday...clouds thicken with afternoon flurries. highs in the mid 40s. southwest winds 5 to 15 mph..wednesday night...cloudy. flurries. lows in the mid 30s. west winds 5 to 15 mph. chance of precipitation 30 percent. .thursday...cloudy. a 20 percent chance of flurries. highs in the lower 40s. west
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night...mostly cloudy. lows in the lower 30s..friday...mostly cloudy. highs in the upper 30s. ?ad lib? toss back after perhaps their most complete game of the season...a must-win victory in philly...the packers are waiting to hear about the health of aaron rodgers. the star quarterback tweaked his hamstring in the third quarter and retreated to a small tent for treatment. rodgers said afterward he had to drop his pants and get taped up and just wanted to do it in some privacy. but initially the mystery behind it resulted in all kinds of
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this one from cbs sports writer tom fornelli who said "olivia munn was inside that tent telling aaron rodgers who he can and cannot talk to." we hope to learn more about rodgers' injury when coach mccarthy talks to reporters at 5-40 this evening. the packers host the texans at noon sunday in a game you can watch right here on cbs 58. 3 the milwaukee brewers have signed free agent first baseman and outfielder eric thames to a three-year contract - with a club option for a fourth year. david stearns introduced thames this morning at miller park. the 30-year-oldspent the last three seasons playing in korea where he averaged 41 home runs and 126 runs batted in per year. eric thames - new brewer "i love milwaukee i love this ctiy and i love this state i played in la crosse in 2007 so i have some experience out here and the people are very nice and very hospitable so that was a great choice." thames last played in the
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his new deal guarantees him 16 million dollars. 3 coming up next... an iconic jewelry store is blaming a high-profile neighbor for a slump in sales. details in your moneywatch
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in today's money watch report... 3 u.s. consumer confidence rebounded this month to the highest level in more than nine years as americans appeared unfazed by a tumultuous election campaign. the conference board says its consumer confidence index is the highest since july of 2007. the survey was mostly taken before the november 8th election - but its authors say there wasnt much change from results taken after. the government reports today the economy grew at a 3-point-2 percent annual pace from july to september...the fastest in two years. south korean technology giant samsung is considering splitting the company.samsung says it will take the next six months to look into splitting into a holding company and a separate operating business. the move could be a windfall
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announcement comes as the company is dealing with several crisis.they include the fiasco over its "galaxy note-seven" phones catching on fire. tiffany is blaming its neighbor for falling sales at its flagship store.the high-end jeweler's new york city location is near trump tower.tiffany didn't mention donald trump by name... but said the nearby chaos had "some adverse effect on traffic" at its 5-th avenue store.and, the company warned sales could be hit again in the fourth quarter.tiny nearly 10-percent of the company's total sales. coming up, a final look at your ready weather forecast including your 10 day outlook.
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it's time for news on the go... a recap of all your top stories happening at noon. former presidential candidate jill stein is expected to hand in a check for three and a half million dollars later today to pay for the recount the green party will host a training session for recount volunteers.it'll be at "suburban bourbon" in muskego starting at 6-30.clerks in most of wisconsin's 72 counties are now said to be looking to hire temporary workers to help.some counties have already put out a plea for help to recount votes. thousands of workers here locally and across the country are taking part in work stoppages today demanding better pay and benefits. this morning workers protested
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resturant on 9th and north avenue in milwaukee ...asking for a 15-dollar hourly wage. more demonstrations are planned.. at one o'lock at milwaukee city hall - and then at the mcdonald's on miller park way at 5 pm. people living in milwaukee-- concerned about lead in their water-- can pick up filters from the city today. the city says the filters should last about a year. they're ?free? to people who have lead service lines that lead from the street to their homes. you can pick up the filters at the 16th street community health center ..today and today...sunny. highs in the lower 50s. southwest winds 10 to15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph..tonight...partly cloudy. lows in the mid 30s. southwest winds upto 10 mph. .wednesday...clouds thicken with afternoon flurries. highs in the mid 40s. southwest
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night...cloudy. flurries. lows in the mid 30s. west winds 5 to 15 mph. chance of precipitation 30 percent. .thursday...cloudy. a 20 percent chance of flurries. highs in the lower 40s. west winds 10 to 15 mph..thursday night...mostly cloudy. lows in the lower 30s..friday...mostly cloudy. highs in the upper 30s. and that is your cbs 58 news on the go. 3 stay tuned to cbs 58 all afternoon... coming up at 2 its jeopardy...then at 3 its dr. phil with... thanks for joining us.be sure
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