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tomo 180 in racine this afternoon, where volunteers are manning a phone bank for democrats. feingold told supporters that he will work to end trade agreements that send jobs overseas if hes elected. he says his opponent, ron johnson, backs big businesses. even though the race has tightened in recent weeks - only one point separates feingold and johnson in the polls - feingold says hes been in the lead since he entered the race. he said he hopes supporters think hes down in the p feingold says: "either you get a senator who is going to vote for middle and working families to do something about the minimum wage, family leave and pharmaceutical medicine or you have somebody whos going to keep voting with big corporations and out of state interests. its as simple as that." feingold left racine to head to oshkosh. hell be in the madison area on election night. reporting live in racine, bl, fox6 news.
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hillary clinton and donald trump are hitting the trail at break neck speed and focused on key battlegrounds. clinton campaigning today in north carolina, michigan and pennsylvania. later tonight in philly -- she'll be joined by president obama, the first lady, and former president bill clinton. trump and his running mate, ?indiana governor mike pence, hitting five states today: north carolina, florida, pennsylvania, new hampshire... and they'll end the day in michigan. election will decide whether we are ruled by a corrupt political class -- you're seeing what's happening, everybody's watching -- or whether we are ruled by the people. we're going to be ruled by the people, folks." hillary clinton says: "tomorrow is the election, but that is just the beginning. we have to heal this country. we have to bring people together, listen and respect each other."
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nationwide. the numbers are in -- a record number of people voted early in the state of wisconsin. new numbers from the state elections commission say near 797-thousand returned absentee ballots to municipal clerks for this election. that shatters the old record of 664- thousand -- set in in 2012. workers with both the wisconsin -- and federal department of justice will be on hand to watc tomorrow. we've learned -- milwaukee county is the only wisconsin municipality on the list of 67 jurisdictions that's going to be monitored by d-o-j civil rights division workers. that follows a request from democratic lawmakers. local elections officials predict a busy day at polling sites. madeline anderson joins us live in oak creek to explain what municipalities are doing to ensure things run as smoothly as possible. when polls open at 7-a-m tomorrow... parkway church will
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county where residents can cast their ballots. the signs have been placed... the ballot boxes wheeled out and the voting booths assembled. oak creek election inspectors spent monday preparing each of the six polling sites for election day. meanwhile poll workers at city hall assigned numbers to the 66-hundred absentee ballots already returned... prepping them for tuesday when they'll be opened anf voting machines. "because weve already voted over 30 percent--31 percent--here in oak creek, we should be able to get the voters through pretty quickly. with turnout expected to be high... it's the registration lines... city clerk catherine roeske says that could be slow-moving. so the more prepared voters are with that information, the smoother and quicker that will the county level... elections commisson julietta henry was on hand to to provide extra supplies to municipalities and answer questions from the public. the real work for her staff starts
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all of the results come directly to our file server here at the county. and we verify that all of the ballots have been cast, all of the votes are in. if you're not sure where you're polling place is... you can go to myvote-dot-wi- reporting live in oak creek madeline anderson fox6 news. steph thanks madeline theo keith is live in waukesha tonight where republicans just wrapped up a rally. ron johnson, paul ryan and scott walker are speaking in waukesha. its the conclusion of johnsons statewide bus tour on the final four
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milwaukee earlier, touring garden homes lutheran school to promote school choice. johnson trailed russ feingold by double digits earlier this year but has climbed back into this race... largely without the help of national republicans. now outside money is pouring in to attack feingold. johnson, too, is racheting up the on the campaign trail, calling him a 'complete phony.' heres what johnson had to say just a short time ago. johnson says: " in his 34 year political career, he has nothing good to show for it. so he resorts to lies, distortions."
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we will bring you expert analysis, results and reaction on november 8th. milwaukee police are investigating -- after a 50-year-old woman is hit and killed while crossing the street. it happened near 60th and norwich ... on the city's southwest side. we're told the woman was hit in a crosswalk. police say the striking vehicle did stay on scene. the search continues for a driver that hit and killed a 5-year-old girl in milwaukee. tonight -- we're gett at the vehicle police believe is responsible. justin williams has the story. a grieving family, and milwaukee police, ask you to take a good look at this porsche cayenne which, according to investigators, is the vehicle involved in a hit-and-run crash, sunday, near 65th and hampton, which kills five-year-old rickyia langham. she was very cheerful ... very, just, dynamic. very amazing. monday, rickyias mother, richele yarborough, tells me,
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was an suv, traveling southbound on leon terrace, appeared to slow, as she escorted rickyia toward the street. but, as the two walked, between two, parked vehicles, yarborough says the suv accelerates, striking, and running over, her daughter. if you hit a little child, you should stop, and, at least, check to see that theyre okay. radontae ashford is rickyias cousin. she was just an expression of love. ashford adds, the familys anguish is tempered, only, by the desire to determine who is responsible for this crash. theres no anger, or resentment. under the spirit of christ, and theres a spirit of forgiveness. however, we do want the person to feel moved, with compassion, to, to do the right thing. meanwhile, he laments the situation facing pedestrians in the city of milwaukee. theres so many reckless drivers, out there, and its just, its just getting so bad that its just time for people to, really, take note of what theyre doin, behind the wheel, because other peoples lives are at
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the family hosted a prayer vigil, at 5-30, here, near leon terrace, and hampton. tuesday, were told a fundraiser is scheduled for tuesday, with proceeds helping the family cover funeral expenses. and, a memorial fund has been established, through educators credit union. this is the latest, in milwaukee. im justin williams, fox 6 news. brad thanks justin to the weather now. change is in the air... meteorologist tom wachs joins us. it's been another beautiful day with temperatures in the 60s - but soon we'll
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day planner is still ahead. plus ... a new wheel tax -- approved. how much more it'll cost milwaukee county residents to register their cars. and later. construction on the new bucks arena -- has been hidden behind a fence. why that
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over 80,000 wisconsin jobs lost to unfair trade. but senator johnson sided with corporate interests, calling for even more unfair trade,
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shipping jobs overseas, costing taxpayers billions. and johnson's been exposed for using what looks like an offshore tax shelter for himself. ron johnson's just not for us. senate majority pac is responsible for the content of this advertising. -- you're going to pay a little bit more next year to register your vehicle. today -- the milwaukee county board voted to create a new, 30- for residents. that's on top of the 75-dollar state fee. county executive chris abele had originally proposed a 60 dollar wheel tax in his 2017 budget plan. abele says it would help pay for items like road maintenance and repairs. the city of milwaukee is working to keep residents safe after lead was discovered in the water of about 70-thousand homes. today, the city partnered with a-o smith, and the united way of greater milwaukee and waukesha county to provide water filtration
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is a countertop unit, the other is a filtration pitcher. health commissioner bevan baker says the city is helping residents with lead service lines starting with those most vulnerable. baker says: "we especially want to reach bottle fed infants. thats a key public health concern and we want to reach families where there is a pregnant or nursing mother there and any children under the age of 6 living in that home." distributed on november 29th and 30th at the sixteenth street community health centers on the north and south side. to see if you qualify -- head to the links section of fox six now dot com. a cool down -- and some rain -- heading our way. tom wachs will be in next with his forecast. plus. the new bucks arena -- one step closer to reality. the major step in the construction taking place today.
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money. and ron johnson fits right in. six years ago, johnson took a shady $10 million corporate payout, went to washington, then voted to protect $21 billion in tax breaks for the world's biggest oil companies. $21 billion. a wisconsin senator, protecting tax breaks for oil companies. that's ron johnson. that's washington. and he fits right in. end citizens united is responsible
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er on my spinal chord. but i spent my whole life fighting back. so you can imagine what i thought when i saw donald trump say... "i don't know what i said, ah, i don't remember!" "that reporter he is talking about suffers from a chronic condition that impairs movement of his arms." i don't want a president who makes fun of me. i want a president who inspires me, and that's not donald trump.
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arena.. reaching a milestone this afternoon... until now all the work has been happening at or below ground level... fox6's jonathon gregg reports the project is now building up. has been going on for months but after today fans on the other side of the fence will really be able to see the progress." working on a big job 'coming up easy.' is going to take.. a big stretch. 'every crew stretches after lunch.' and just in case we forgot. the bucks arena project is a half- a- billion-dollars big. 'installing concrete foundations, underground mechanical, electrical and
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5 months of planning and callous inducing work happening behind several blocks on construction fencing. 'steel, we are erecting steel, starting with the first columns back there.' the bucks are now beaming, because for the first time the project is building 'up.' "yup, the first two columns and they are setting the third right now." with a crane to lift the steal and bodies on the ground to rivet them project has begun the vertical stage. "everyone is really excited to be a part of this project and what it represents to the city of milwaukee." so as the arena goes up, momentum for the team builds as well. "this is what people are going to see!" in milwaukee jonathon gregg fox6 news. adlib to weather as our next cold front gets closer, clouds will start to return to southeast wisconsin. those will arrive
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chances after midnight. showers will likely linger into tomorrow morning, before leaving us with a mostly cloudy and cool election day. the clouds won't last long. sunshine returns wednesday. we'll see a brief burst of warmer air thursday before t in the low 50s friday. tonight: mostly cloudy. showers after midnight. low: 48 wind: sw/w 2-7 mph tuesday: morning showers. then mostly cloudy and cool. high: 55 wind: nw 10-20 mph wednesday:gradual clearing. am low: 39 high:
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mostly sunny. am low: 37 high: 60 wind: w 10-20 mph friday: mostly sunny. am low: 38 high: 50 wind: n 5-10 mph saturday: mostly sunny. am low: 31 high: 50 wind: sw 5-10
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and firming up the identity of this season's team.... we'll hear from one of the veterans, next
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donald trump audio only: "i would bomb the sh_t out of them." vo: just one. over 80,000 wisconsin jobs lost to unfair trade. but senator johnson sided with corporate interests, calling for even more unfair trade, voting for special tax breaks for corporations shipping jobs overseas, costing taxpayers billions.
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looks like an offshore tax shelter for himself. ron johnson's just not for us. senate majority pac is responsible for the content of this advertising. russ feingold: in the senate there's a choice- you can go along with the rigged system, or you can stand for something that matters. i stand with wisconsin working families. going to all 72 counties, i know how hard you work and how wages aren't keeping up. senator johnson stands with ceo's -tax loopholes for billionaires, tax breaks for companies that ship jobs overseas. and work to build an economy that works for everyone. i'm russ feingold and i approve this message because you deserve a senator who stands up for you. fox-6 wakeup. we have live team coverage on what you need to know before heading to the polls. plus the last push from candidates in the major races. and it could be a long night... where campaigns will be holding watch parties. tomorrow on wakeup! you are watching fox 6 news at
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coming up tonight at ten, packers defensive lineman mike daniels gets salty on how he feels after his team's loss to the colts yesterday.... right now, brandon cruz says nobody in the green and gold is very happy.... "you might say the theme of the season has been lethargy or lack of energy. and it's something aaron rodgers has noticed week in and week out." "i don't understand it. this is what we get paid to do is to bring it every week. and i love this game and i bring the energy. i'm not a rah-rah guy but i'm a focused, enthusiastic player. i don't know what the lack of juice was but you kind of felt it o didn't have the same kind of enthusiasm or encouragement the previous two weeks. we gotta look deep in the
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next up for green bay is a game at tennessee next sunday at noon, which you can only see right here on your packers station.... the cowboys and steelers follow as the second part of our doubleheader, and then we'll wrap the whole day up with the fox six sports blitz at 10:35 pm..... we hope you'll join us for some or all of that.... the combined conference record of the three teams wisconsin faces to close out its record season is 7 and 11.... jazz peavy will take his chances with his side against illinois, purdue and minnesota... "this year's team, if i had to use a word, i'd say grit. it's the word our coaches have been using a lot. i feel that this team has a lot of grit to it, no back down from anybody. everyone's really focused. everyone's locked in. everyone knows the goals and all those things were trying to accomplish this year so as
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that i feel like we're a really good team." and here's your final voting opportunity of the year for the high school blitz game of the week.... would you like to see tom pipines in oconomowoc to see if homestead can overcome injury against monona grove, at kettle moraine to take in waukesha catholic memorial agianst pewaukee, or in slinger for cedar grove-belgium against clinton ?? place your vote by going to our website, fox six now dot com slash sports up until ten o'clock thursday night... more than one big election this week...... the teams that win on friday night will advance to state at camp randall follow breaking news 24-7 by heading to fox six now dot com. over 80,000 wisconsin jobs lost to unfair trade. but senator johnson sided with corporate interests,
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for corporations shipping jobs overseas, costing taxpayers billions. and johnson's been exposed for using what looks like an offshore tax shelter for himself. ron johnson's just not for us. senate majority pac is responsible
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>> today on "tmz" -- harvey: joe jonas has struck again. it looks like hooked up with a "game of thrones" star. >> joe jonas a they're pretty close. >> joe jonas has gotten really hot women. >> you think kevin is jealous of his brother? >> yes. >> you don't believe there's one happily married man. >> there's not a happily married man that doesn't wonder what if and kevin is one of those guys. >> that is a true statement. >> mariah carey and james packer had the craziest prenup you have ever seen. one of the portions said no item of jewelry will be deemed a gift unless accompanied by a writing stating this is my gift to you.
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going to say honey, the note! >> you lay in ed and you're like, thank you for the earrings, but before -- harvey: write the note. here's the pen. >> justin bieber in toronto at the fifth pubhouse. he was watching the raptors game. but then he goes over to play the piano. ? and he does like a mini free concert. like five songs. >> five songs? >> yeah. >> that's more than kanye did. [laughter] >> a huge fireworks display that they had planned once everyone found out she was planning this big celebration before, you know, she had the results in. >> that story leaked and everybody was saying how dare you kind of assume yourself the winner? harvey: she's going to do a lot of stuff if she wins. why not this? >> you have to plan this. otherwise she's calling tim kaine tomorrow, pick up some ice on the way.


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