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sheldon: music and dancing in sherman park tonight, where just eight days ago, there was a very different scene, one of violence and unrest.
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adrienne: the group thought if they could get musicians that kids in the inner city look up to maybe children will listen to , their message of peace and positive choices. >> we're the voice of the city. a lot of the artists have a lot more influence than they think, so a lot of the kids listen to them and everything they say. adrienne: the hip hop artists also handed out free school supplies to the children. quiet tonight, but people around the world saw images of milwaukee on fire last week so are those scenes enough to keep new busin jobs that come with them, away? sheldon: local business leaders tell wisn 12 news' terry sater they're already responding in a way that might surprise you. >> this is not something that's going to get glossed over with a nice brochure. terry: the president of the metropolitan milwaukee association of commerce, tim sheehy, is talking about these images from milwaukee broadcast around the world this week, and the impact it has on companies thinking about bringing jobs. >> i think you address it
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attributes and the pride and how quickly citizens here move to clean that up. we just had somebody in from germany, we've got somebody coming in next week from spain. what have they heard about milwaukee? and how do we address those challenges? terry: as part of moving forward from milwaukee's weekend of unrest, the mmac consulted with the st. louis regional chamber about how they responded to ferguson. >> focus on this as an opportunity, not just to respond to what happened in a neighborhood, but to make sure long term agenda to help people that aren't connected to the economy, get connected. terry: including investing in job training. in milwaukee, terry sater, wisn 12 news. sheldon: sheehy says some business leaders already had plans in the works to invest more in the sherman park neighborhood before this week's unrest.
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tonight, do i need a jacket? lindsey: if i would've said 35 degrees in january, you would've said it was a heat spell. it will -- 55 degrees in january, you would have said it was a heat spell. you want to have the light jacket on standby. wind is calm. it is beautiful right now. you are missing out on a there is ray seen -- racine, temperature at 61 degrees. 63 degrees is what it feels like in milwaukee, but it feels like 53 degrees in burlington. as we head into overnight, temperatures will drop to about 50 degrees.
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morning may even feel like it is the low 50's. adrienne: keep the forecast close-by with the wisn 12 news mobile app. if you haven't already, download the free app to access interactive radar and the latest videocast from our weather watch 12 team. sheldon: to commitment 2016 now, and could we be seeing a new side of donald trump's campaign? the republican nominee is unveiling a renewed appeal to minority voters. more on the race for the white house. mary: as far as the trump campaign says, this has been the best week ever. mr. trump: i want a totally inclusive country, and i want an inclusive party. mary: trump working on his pitch to minority voters this weekend. mr. trump: outreach to the african-american community is in an area where the republican
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edit will do better. -- and it will do better. mary: but despite that admission and a meeting with his new hispanic advisory board, the week has not been entirely smooth for the campaign. from protests to outrage over this comment-- mr. trump: what do you have to lose? you're living in poverty, your schools are no good, you have no jobs. >> many in the african american community saw that as insulting because they say most african americans don't live in poverty, and that mr. trump was making those comments in communities that are more than 90% white. >> those comments are for and i live in a white community. i'm white. i was very moved by his comment. in other words, he is trying to tell americans that we can do better. mary: kellyanne conway, trump's new campaign manager, hitting the sunday talk shows after a staffing shakeup, which included the resignation of campaign chairman paul manafort over his ties to pro-russian ukrainian leaders. that's something the clinton campaign is pouncing on. >> paul manafort has been pushed out, but that doesn't mean that the russians have been pushed
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the hand of the kremlin has been at work in this campaign for some time. it's clear that they are supporting donald trump. mary: mary bruce, abc news, los angeles. sheldon: hillary clinton is kicking off a three-day fundraising swing in california. she'll have some star studded support including retired basketball star magic johnson, apple ceo tim cook, singer jimmy buffet and justin timberlake. adrienne: in louisiana, tens of thousands of people now in need of shelter and other necessities a week after torrential rains triggered massive flooding. there have been questions as to why president obama hasn't been more active in the recovery efforts. turns out, it was by request of the state's governor, who asked the president to hold off on visiting. gov. bel edwards: i didn't want to divert the police officers, the sheriff's deputies, the state troopers and other essential resources and assets to providing security for the president while they were needed in this region to undergo, to undertake those response
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and i asked that if he could wait until the response was over and we got into the recovery phase, which i predicted we would do over the weekend, and certainly next week would be a better time to visit. but the president is welcome to visit our state any time he wants to. adrienne: the president plans to stop in louisiana on tuesday. sheldon: some families in california are returning to their homes after officials lifted some of wildfire evacuations. at its worst, the 37,000 acre destroyed 105 homes and 206 buildings. firefighters say the flames are now 83% contained, and safe for some families to go home. >> it's really nice to come home and know that everything is standing, and all of our friend's homes, they're safe and their homes are all still standing. >> thank you firefighters. absolutely, absolutely.
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learning more about the suicide bomber who attacked a wedding celebration in turkey. the bomb was set-off yesterday in a kurdish neighborhood near the border with syria. turkey's president says the bomber was between just 12 and 14-years-old. the blast killed at least 50 people. dozens more were hurt. funerals were held today. sheldon: states along the gulf coast are the most vunerable to -- vulnerable to the zika virus. that's according to the national institute of health. officials also say the virus states for as long as two years. so far, five mosquito-born cases have been reported in miami, but the mayor says the city is running smoothly. >> there's not a panic going on here by any means. you can see there's people going by, you got a skateboarder, i mean there's a lot happening. people love miami beach. but we cannot downplay this. sheldon: pregnant women who get infected with the zika virus might risk their children having birth defects. still ahead, a new playing field
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court recently opened in milwaukee. sheldon: plus, what film is holding the number one spot in the pocket -- box office for the third weekend in a row. ? ? ? isaac hou has mastered gravity defying moves to amaze his audience. great show. here you go. now he's added a new routine.
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sheldon: it's been more than a year in the making, but officials have unveiled wisconsin's first outdoor futsal court. adrienne: futsal is a game similar to soccer. the court is in lincoln park off of green bay and hampton. as wisn 12 news' tim elliott shows us, it's one local man's dream come true. tim: keith tozer has been waiting for this moment for a long time. >> just to see these children out here and playing and having a great time. like i said, dreams can become a reality. tim: tozer is the coach of the us men's national futsal team. it's a sport similar to soccer and growing in popularity. driving past lincoln park on the city's northside almost everyday, tozer took notice of these neglected and dirty tennis courts. >> and i would also glance over to the left or the right and see no one playing tennis. tim: that's when he kicked around the idea, turn these courts into a futsal sanctuary. >> tennis courts, basketball courts, parking lots, i see
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light from milwaukee county parks, volunteers started renovations last summer. >> now the game of futsal is a little bit different than soccer. first of all, the ball is a little bit heavier. also, the game is played on a hard surface like these courts, instead of a field. >> i'm having a good day. tim: bobby baker is a big fan of the new stadium. >> it's cold. i like it. >> it's pretty smooth. not too sticky, not too smooth, so it's pretty good. tim: tozer says this new stadium will also provide a fun and safe placr >> i think a feel good story is what our community needs. this is a feel good story. i mean look at the children behind me. tim: in milwaukee, tim elliott, wisn 12 news. adrienne: the stadium schedule isn't posted yet, but will eventually be up on the milwaukee parks' website. i have never heard of that game, but it looks pretty cool very --
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"suicide squad." the comic book flick topped the box office charts yet again with $20.7 million, giving it $262 million overall. holding strong in second place, r-rated animated comedy "sausage party," with $15.3 million. "war dogs" was the weekend's top new movie. the comedy scored $14.3 million. coming up in sports, why packers were running back running back eddie lacy is enjoying preseason. here are two nights winning lottery numbers. -- tonight's winning lottery
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what a comeback here in seattle. stephanie: you can hear the boos from safeco field. the brewers score four runs in the ninth inning to beat the mariners 7-6 and snap a six-game losing streak. keon broxton went 2 for 5 today with two home runs including a big one in the ninth inning. >> team. it shows we don't give up and keep fighting toward -- to the end. we just got into a groove, feeling comfortable at the plate. all those combines made me go i am today. i put in a lot of work, and it just worked out for me. stephanie: three weeks from today, the packers start their season on the road at jacksonville. they have two more preseason games, including this friday night in san francisco. running back eddie lacy is entering a contract year and is
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games, he's averaging 5.3 yards per carry, including nine carries thursday night against the raiders. teammates like randall cobb are not fans of preseason play. but it seems lacy is looking at every snap as a chance to prove himself. >> i just do what i got to. whether you like it or not, it's a chance to go out there and showcase your ability. it's another chance to play the game you love and get you ready for the season. i'm just trying to get better man, whether that's to be physical or get around t e to the outside. and even with that, it takes the receivers running the corners off or blocking them downfield, so everyone is doing a good job at what they have to do and giving me and starks a chance to capitalize on that. stephanie: in less than two weeks, the wisconsin badgers open their season against lsu at lambeau field right here on wisn 12. one player to watch out for is t.j. watt, the younger brother of j.j. and derek watt. now, t.j. is finally healthy
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watt is also hoping to make an impact at outside linebacker this year. the pewaukee native was originally recruited as a tight end, but made the switch to defense last summer and says this linebacker group is closer than ever. >> just gelling. i think we are gelling a lot better as a defense than in years past. stephanie: don't forget, you still have one more day to vote for thee the choices are, hartford at brookfield central, menomonee falls at greendale, or germantown at catholic memorial. vote on wisn.com. after being rained out last night, nascar's sprint cup race was postponed again today because of the wet stuff but eventually got underway at bristol motor speedway. kevin harvick picks up the checkered flag at bristol for his second win of the season, and moves into third place in point standings. and wisconsin native matt
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final round of the phc classic, a.k.a. the pottawatomie hotel and casino classic is still going on at brown deer golf course. it's a minor league tour stop for the lpga. the second round was postponed due to darkness, so they had to finish that up this morning before starting the final round. laura gonzalez escallon shoots a 68 in the final round and takes home the title. she finishes the tournament at -10 under par. and finally, today was the last day of competition at the summer olympics in rio. congrats to former marquette star jimmy butler, who helped the americans win gold today in men's basketball. overall, it's been a great two weeks for the americans. they earned 121 medals, 18 more than london 2012, 46 of those being gold. the u.s. has now led the final medal count for six consecutive olympics. kind of sad that it is over. waukesha native won the triathlon.
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sheldon: nancy knauss had her now 100-year-old pet tortoise "touche" at her side for the past fifty five years. but one day, her gardeners left the gate open and touche escaped, fast. thankfully, he was found 10 days later, almost seven miles from home. >> tortoises, people think they're really slow, but this tortoise was really fast. sheldon: here's a better idea of touche's speed -- he traveled more than eleven football fields each day. adrienne: i just want to know the story behind his name. lindsey: it will be a little chilly in the morning. you might need a coat or a like jacket -- a light jacket.
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mike: today, on "upfront," a rare look behind the bench of the wisconsin supreme court. my extended interview with retired justice david prosser. next, prosser on whether act 10 changed the court, the money pouring into court elections, and whether merit selection is an answer. >> covering the issues important to wisconsin, this is "upfront." mike: hello again, everyone, and welcome to "upfront." we're doing something a little different on our program today. i have an extended interview with retired wisconsin supreme court justice david prosser. prosser retired july 31, after 18 years on the court. other than when they're running for election, it's rare for sitting justices to give interviews.

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