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president- elect donald trump pulls from a list of loyalists to help his transition to washington. meanwhile -- top republicans respond to protests against the election results. lauren blanchard has more... unveils the team that will help him transition from candidate to commander-in-chief... mr. trump replacing chris christie with vice president elect mike pence as chairman of his transition team ... three of the trump children will also play important roles.... alongside former new york major rudy giuliani... giuliani says: "all my work on behalf of him is done out of great loyalty and friendship to him." and outgoing president obama with a
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to heal a divided nation...after a long campaign season. obama says: "when the election is over, we search for ways to come together, to reconnect with one another." while those in washington talk about unity... americans across the country continue to peacefully protest the election results...although but a top republican says it's just part of the process... mcconnell says: "we have had the open ability to complain about whatever you want to, about as american as apple pie." blanchard says: "as democrats look for answers on what went wrong ... they're also left to choose a new chair for the dnc. former presidential candidates governors martin o'malley and howard dean have offered themselves up, while bernie sanders is backing congressman keith ellison. in washington, lauren blanchard, fox news"
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weather together. some city leaders are concerned after hundreds of people took part in an anti-donald trump rally last night-- protesting without a permit. police say they monitored the crowd-- allowing them to gather and demonstrate while keeping them safe. alderman bob donovan says protestors without a permit should be arrested if they go into the street-- after the unregistered protests blocked downtown traffic. the owner of the vehicle used in a hit- and-run crash that killed a five-year-old girl is facing charges of officials says 28-year-old la-sheba crowder reported the vehicle stolen shortly after the accident happened, but later admitted she lied. a 30-year-old man was also arrested-- accused of driving crowder's porsche cheyenn e when it hit and killed 5-year-old ric-kyiah langham. the groundwork is being laid for the trial of the two waukesha girls accused of stabbing their classmate to appease the fictional character known as "slenderman." the attorneys for both morgan geyser and anissa weier filed psychiatric reports
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dates scheduled to resolve some issues before they go to trial. the judge estimates that won't be before spring of 2017. after another record breaking day yesterday, we're saying goodbye to the 60s for a while. we're on the other side of a cold front now with strong winds from the north bringing us cooler air. lows will be at or below freezing for many of us tonight: clear, chilly & calm. low: 30
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today, a milwaukee county bus operator is getting credit for deviating from her duties, as a driver. justin williams shows you how an un-scheduled stop helped reunite two children with their mother. during a typical trip, along comes a question, / er begets a barrage. where yall goin? where yall goin? who you with? where yall live at? where? in that house, right there? does your mama know you out, by yourself? where you tryna go? youre watching surveillance video of the milwaukee county transit system's jeannie mitchell, on october 12th, the route 35 driver spotted a five- year-old girl, and a one-year-old boy wandering aimlessly, near hopkins and hampton in milwaukee. i stopped, and said, you know, "these children are by themselves." so, i decided to pull over, and ask the kids where were they goin', and who
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children are not aware of their surroundings, gimme one second ... where your auntie live at? mitchell,who says she'd only been driving this route, for a month, called milwaukee police. hi! were you guys lost? a responding officer helps the children contact their mother, after learning they walked away from a babysitter, and were trying to find a relatives house. if the parent hadn't showed-up, i would, still, be thinkin', 'what happened to those children?' but, once the police showed-up, and did their part, i felt a lot better. jeannie explains, about 15 years ago, her, then-5- around 12-hours. she says she was motivated to try to prevent another parent from experiencing a similar situation. this is the latest, in milwaukee. i'm justin williams, fox 6 news. the packers can't shake the injury bug that's been plaguing them all season long. coming up, brandon cruz has the details
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and-- the brewers show they love the counsell they've been getting the past 2 seasons. they are showing their
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i... i... i wanted those... no you didn't... hefty slider bags cost less than ziploc. you'll thank me later. oh...
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across the country are closed for veterans day... but not this one. "its the least we can do." it's all because of a mom on a mission. "we hope they know they are loved." the work that's going on -- to help out our country's veterans. "it was a piece of home when you just dont have any of that" that's
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milwaukee brewers. today, they extended the contract of manager craig counsell for 3 years which is through the 2020 season. after taking over early in the 2015 season, he managed his first full season in 2016. in his tenure he's 134-165, including a 73-89 campaign this past season. "after almost two years doing it, i am more inspired and more challenged by this job, i think, than the firs what's so exciting to me." for a second time this season, the bucks were playing a team who had yet to win this season, only to lose to that team. earlier they lost to winless dallas. last night it was the pelicans who came into the bradley center and set the tone behind anthony davis and his 32 points. while the bucks tried to make some late runs to avoid the upset. they just couldn't catch up to the now 1-8 pelicans who won the game 112- 106. "you never want to be that team.
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learn your lesson, make changes, come back and win the next one." the packers meanwhile try to stop their 2 game losing streak sunday in tennessee. but they'll have to do it without the services of clay matthews who will miss his third straight game. that means players like jake ryan will have to continue to step up to fill the void. "i feel more and more comfortable each game. you know that just comes. and you know, blake's coming along just fine and he's doing great. we're communicating out there. it's not just about me. it's the badgers march to indianapolis and the big ten championship game continues and their defense is continuing to lead the way. they'll try to take a step closer tomorrow afternoon when illinois comes to camp randall. "i'm not a big stats guy. i'm a football player and i want our defense to play well out there and execute. and at the end of the day, the only stat line that means anything to me is the win column. and if wisconsin badgers are winning, i'm a happy camper, this team's a happy
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tom pipines will be join us live from the final fox 6 high school blitz game of the week. he's in slinger as cedar grove-belgium is getting ready to face clinton in a state semifinal. the winner goes to madison next week
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making a push to provide more affordable housing for veterans -- with two developments that could open in 2018. with about 600 homeless vets in the milwaukee area -- the housing authority and help veterans find jobs and get support for health care. the authority teamed with developer "alexander company" on the project to rehab six buildings in the historic "soldiers home" property in milwaukee. they'll also expand housing at the victory manor building near 68th and silver spring. sendik's latest grocery store in west milwaukee is set to open next week. the 42-thousand-square
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the 15th with a ribbon cutting at 10 a-m. it's part of a 4-point-6 acre development that includes a goodwill store and applebee's restraunt. it's one of six new locations sendik's plans to open in the next 12 to 15 months. for more information on this and other stories in the business journal, we have a link to their site on ours, it's time for your news and weather together. players and doctors are calling for the national football league to reconsider study in the journal of drug and alcohol dependency found 71 percent of players who used narcotic painkillers during their career developed dependency issues. a group of former players co-signed a letter with "doctors for cannabis regulation" -- calling on the n-f-l to change its position. the players' union is looking into forming a committee to consider alternative therapies for pain management. a federal judge has ordered state officials in michigan to
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residents there have been living without access to safe drinking water for more than two years after learning their water was tainted with lead. the motion for home delivery of safe drinking water was filed as part of a case brought under the safe drinking water act. president obama participating in the laying of the wreath ceremony at arlington cemetery today.., it's in honor of military veterans past and present who have served and sacrificed for their country. the cr tradition on veterans day. president obama also held a breakfast this morning in the state dining room honoring veterans.
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breaking day yesterday, we're saying goodbye to the 60s for a while. we're on the other side of a cold front now with strong winds from the north bringing us cooler air. lows will be at or below freezing for many of us tomorrow morning. the weekend is looking mostly sunny. highs will be in the low 50s saturday and the upper 50s sunday. although we should stay dry through the 6 day forecast, more clou chilly & calm. low: 30 wind: calm saturday: mostly sunny. high: 51 wind: sw 5-15 mph sunday: mostly sunny. am low: 37 high: 57 wind: sw 10-20 mph monday: partly sunny. am low: 40 high: 54 wind: sw/nw 5-10 mph
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high: 55 wind: sw 5-10 mph wednesday:mostly sunny. am low: 40 high: 54
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ear on a man's arm -- with the hopes of attaching it plastic surgeons say they've successfully regenerated an ear for a patient after he lost it in a car accident last year. they did it by burying a dilator in his arm-- and injecting a little bit of water each day. eventually -- doctors carved the lump into the shape of an ear by using three pieces of cartilage taken from inside the patient's chest. now they're just waiting for it to grow a little more before removing it--
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hospital -- you want nothing more than to be by their side. for some -- distance makes that extremely difficult. fox 6's nicole koglin takes you inside the place that's giving military families a home away from home. in 1941 - with world war two well underway.... milton nicholas brown joined the army. he served in germany. "he did not fight on the front lines, but he did serve helping people." to milwaukee to raise his family - including his grandson - brian k. johnson. "my dad was not in the picture growing up. so, my grandfather was literally my father. " when milton got sick... "it seemed to be he was having an infection continuously." brian wanted to be by his side. "he was my idol. he was my role model." but location made it tough. brian lives in san antonio, texas. milton was getting
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distance of more than 12-hundred miles. still - brian made the trip. he didn't have to worry about a place to stay.... because of the fisher house wisconsin. "this makes is so easy and convenient " the fisher house is on the clement j. zablocki va grounds. it gives military families free lodging when they're loved ones are getting treatment at the milwaukee va. "fisher house is a home away from home." jennifer kiefer is the fisher house manager and helps families who live more than 50 miles away make room arrangements. "it's being able to take away one little bit of stress off of somebody's shoulders when they are dealing with says there's no rush to check-out. "families are able to stay as long as they need to." from food to laundry to a place to get a good night's rest -- residents have everything they need. for brian that meant focusing on what really mattered. "i was able to have the final days with him." milton died on august 31st, 2016. in those finals moments - bryan was there... "he shaped me into the man i am today. so, i was able to thank him as he was
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weeks." moments he may not have had if it wasn't for a helping hand from the fisher house. i'm nicole koglin - fox 6 news. fisher house isn't just in wisconsin. there's 71 locations nationwide helping military families. if you'd like to learn more about fisher house and it's services - just head over to our website and don't forget to tune in tomorrow for "homeland diaries." the hour-long special shares veteran's stories including the serving our country. that's tomorrow at 5pm - right here on fox 6. figuring out how to walk on water sounds like an impossible task... and as this group of students shows -- it is. they tried to accomplish
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international university compete in the 27th annual "walk on water" competition. the school's department of architecture hosted the event. 50 architecture students construct their own water shoes and attempt to walk across the 175-foot-wide lake behind the campus library. year history of the event -- students from other universities in the state were invited to compete. first place finishers in each race win 1- thousand dollars -- with money also going to second and third place.
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of a crime at the age of twelve... and growing up in custody while awaiting trial. we're talking about the two waukesha county girls who are accused of stabbing their classmate to please the internet character slenderman. myra sanchick has an update on the case as it inches toward trial. she's live in waukesha county... the crime goes back nearly two and a half years. the girls were just twelve when they were arrest case creeps forward. morgan geyser appeared in waukesha county court. anissa weier appeared from the washington county secure detention facility through video conference. both have been examined by psychiatrists. the mental health reports entered into court, but sealed from the public. weier's attorney's say she too has mental health concerns. both girls allegedly stabbed a sixth
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of 2014. they told police they did it for the fictional internet character slenderman. it's hard to grasp it's two and a half years down the road and to watch her getting taller and growing up and talking about her schoolwork things like that and thinking about what the court process is as for morgan geyser, her attorney says she's responding well to medication and tr good clinical evidence in this case of how her functioning was in the days right after this event. the doctors who saw her literally day one, day two, that quick in time so they're going to be the ones who have to communicate to the jury what she was like and what the functioning was then. attorneys are asking the judge to throw out the video confessions and other statements the girls made to police without attornies. live in waukesha myra sanchick fox6 news


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