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village property and we instructed him to carry his sign if he so chose and to stay 100 feet away from the property. nehlen himself says volunteers admit to mistakes...but also claims theres an effort to silence those supporters. theres been so much work on behalf of the gop machine here in wisconsin to keep my message from coming out. one message election officials try to amplify across southeast wisconsin is that photo id is in effect ruling allowing affidavits for those who could not easily get an i-d applies to november. all the poll workers have been trained to accept photo id as they did in april so voters should be prepared to present a photo id at the polls today. catherine roeske, the city clerk in oak creek, says a more common complaint tuesday is about the electioneering. i think the voters are surprised. we are not accustomed to having electioneering so passionately at our polling locations so i have received a lot of calls from the voters
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permitted and polling locations. roeske says the supporters eventually move when asked to do so. its the republican primary. im not interested in going to prison for this. statewide. a spokesman for the wisconsin elections commission says there have been few reports of photo id problems today. the commisson predicted small turnout across wisconsin today. both in oak creek and in milwaukee, elec percent at best - that compares to predicted turnout of more than 80 percent in november. live in oak creek, a.j. bayatpour, fox 6 news mary thanks aj it's a race for wisconsin's first congressional district -- but today's primary between paul ryan and paul nehlen is making national headlines. nehlen's campaign received a bump when donald trump refused to endorse ryan for several weeks. he then endorsed paul ryan in wisconsin friday. fox6's theo keith is in jainesville with how
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paul ryan will forgo a big election night party tonight for a news conference after the race is called. his opponent paul nehlen has made a lot of noise but the ryan people have never been worried. running a bunch of t-v and radio ads in the run-up to the primary. but he hasn't done much campaigning for his job -- at a couple of stops in the district, the topic of nehlen never came up. instead the first question -- was about
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small pool of republican voters who are dissatisfied with ryan to work with. i'll get into those numbers at 6. live, theo keith, fox6 news. ted thanks theo paul ryan's challenger ... getting a lot of attention in the last week thanks to a high profile shout-out. fox six's jenna sachs is live in janesville ... t many thought this would be a very routine primary challenge for paul ryan ... but that all changed last week. thats when paul nehlen got an unexpected boost and national attention ... when donald trump praised him ... and held out on his endorsement of ryan. trump eventually did endorse ryan ... but nehlen believes trumps early refusal sent a clear signal that ryan is not his preferred
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wins ... it would be a huge upset. he was asked earlier today whether he would endorse ryan ... should that not happen. sot4 we wont have a choice im not gonna roll over to the democrats side but i will tell you this, i fully suspect when i win later today, paul ryans machine will try to get the democrat elected i fully believe that trt: 12 paul nehlen. nehlen referring to the presidential race there. on the issues... he has embraced some of trumps signature ideas ... such as the important of securing the border ... and ending wasteful spending. reporting live in janesville. jenna sachs fox 6 news. mary thanks jena will it be the start of a comeback for former senator russ feingold tonight? recent polls put him well ahead of his challenger, newcomer scott harbach, in tonights primary. if feingold wins, he will go up against incumbent ron johnson
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democrats field office in racine. bret? there isnt too much worry here tonight. many volunteers are predicting a landslide victory for russ feingold tonight... and they hope that carries over into november. feingold is expected to give a speech to supporters here at the democrats racine field office any moment now. were told feingold will quote, 'contrast a positive vision for wisconsin... w proposals' of senator johnson and republican presidential candidate donald trump. feingold served as a u-s senator from 19-93 until 20-11. he lost his bid for re-election to businessman ron johnson during the 20-10 election... but hopes to unseat the senator this november. feingold is focusing on several core issues during this campaign: building a strong foundation for wisconsin businesses to grow and succeed, giving a fair shot to middle class and working families...
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"right now in politics - especially in washington - it's controlled by money. ron johnson is a millionaire and he is funded by millionaires." feingold will be watching tonights results come in privately with his family in the madison area. reporting live in racine, bl, fox6 news. ted thanks bret incumbent repu challenger tonight. but he is rallying supporters. fox 6's ashley sears is live in waukesha with that. volunteers are still setting up here at the waukesha republican office. supporters are expected to arrive here around 6:30 tonight. you mentioned, incumbent republican senator ron johnson does not have a challenger in this primary. but tonight is an opportunity to rally supporters
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25:06-19 were just trying to get everyone together to come out and spread the word on ron johnson. he is running unopposed in this primary, however its extra important we get everyone out to come and vote. he is running against russ feingold in november and were just hoping for a successful election on our part. several republican leaders will be speaking tonight. senator johnson is expected to address supporters around 8 tonight. live in waukesha, ashley sears fox 6 news. mary thanks ash milwaukee county district attorney john chisholm hit the polls this morning. he cast his vote at the south shore pavilion before heading to work.. chisholm hopes to hold his position against attorney veronica swanigan. there are no republican candidates running for the d-a's office. that means whoever wins today is all but assured the position. to the 4th senate district now! the incumbent state senator lena taylor is facing a challenge from state
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guaranteed the seat! fox 6's ben handelman is live at "the big eazy" on martin luther king drive ...where lena taylor will hold her party tonight. ben. good evening guys! out of all the races tonight--- there is a very good chance this could be most interesting. an well entrenched incumbent going up against an up and comer in the party. state senator lena taylor was all smiles as she headed to her polling location at rufus king high school. taylor has been a state senator since is facing primary opponent and it's been heated. taylor is quick to point out her opponent has never passed a law in his 4 years in the assembly, and has been on the defensive to try and hold her seat. the truth matters, and it has been difficult because it has been lie after lie. in recent days, senator taylor says mandela barnes has sent mailers claiming she supported governor scott walker on guns, and
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is one to watch tonight--- and we'll be here. live with the taylor camp in milwaukee, bem handelman fox 6 news. mary thanks ben' over at bayshore mall... people are getting ready to state representative mandela barnes. krystle kacner joins us live from sprecher brew pub with the latest. before tonight's gathering here... barnes' and his campaign are spending the day out in the community.. knocking on doors.. making last minute phone calls.. trying to get people to the polls. earlier this morning.. that's where barnes' himself was. ... at the northshore library .
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how he felt his chances were for a win tonight... thanks in part, he says, to all the hard work put in during the campaign by his team. he also spoke about what brought him to the decision to vacate the chair in the state assembly.. for a possible spot in the senate.. this about making our schools stronger, our communities safer and providing economic opportunity. thats where i have the biggest difference with our current senator. the event here is scheduled to get started around 8:00 tonight. live at bay shore mall...krystle kacner fox 6 news ted tha republican vice-presidential nominee mike pence will be back in wisconsin this week. the campaign announcing pence will speak in la crosse and milwaukee on thursday. he was last in wisconsin on friday -- speaking alongside republican presidential nominee donald trump. you can register for tickets for both events on the links page of our website -- just go to fox six now dot com, or your fox six news mobile app. we will have complete coverage
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and your fox six news mobile app. click the "politics" tab. and check back after the polls close tonight for election results. a beloved neighborhood barber is found murdered in a milwaukee home early this morning. he's one of two people police say were killed there. the unusual detail about the murders that police are looking into. some incredible damage -- after a truck crashes into a milwaukee home. how police say the crash happened. the heat and humidity will your fox6
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two men killed in the same home. but what's more unusual ..is that each was killed with a different kind of weapon. one man was shot to death. the other stabbed. police were called to a home near north 36th and ruby early this morning. fox6's myra sanchick has the details. at raquel's hair salon on milwaukee's north side, the barber who usually opens up in the morning is not here. friends say 44 year old billie hill was killed in a home , shot to death. another man in the same home, you see i just keep looking at his chair. like he's here. and he's not . it's the most saddest thing ever. so you were more than just co workers this was our family . this is the salon. this is the shop. this is our family here. for someone to take him from us , it's the most horrible thing in the world hill was a well known barber in the community. everybody. he cut everybody's
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our eyebrows. the most beautiful person ever . i can't believe it was him out of all people. it's so sad milwaukee police say they are looking for a motive, and investigating to see why two men were killed with two different types of weapons. we need to fix this milwaukee seriously . we cannot keep having this go on in our city. it's horrible. they took a great man. he's a father. a grandfather . the most beautifullest person ever. and they took milwaukee police do not have a suspect yet. they say it's still early in the investigation, but they do believe both men were killed at the same location. live in the newsroom myra sanchick fox6 news ted thanks myra it's time for your news and weather together. milwaukee police are searching for any suspects in a fatal shooting from this
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police say a family member took the shooting victim to the hospital where he later died. milwaukee police have not released a motive. milwaukee police also searching for suspects in a monday night drive-by shooting. they say around 9-30, a group of people were walking near 36th and silver spring when someone in a car driving by opened fire on them. a 19-year-old man was hit by at least one round. officials treated the victim on the scene before taking him to the hospital. he is expected to survive. near 51st and vienna-- a vehicle crashes into the side of a house. around 12-40. milwaukee police say two vehicles collided at the intersection. one of those vehicles continued on-- hitting the house. that driver was taken to the hospital but she's expected to be okay. police are investigating the cause of the crash.
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weather clearing skies tonight with temperatures falling into the 70s. we'll drop into the upper 60s to low 70s by sunrise. wednesday with a high in the upper 80s. hot and humid on thursday with heat indices in the mid-90s. thunderstorm chances return
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friday. 80s on friday and saturday with a break in the heat/humidity sunday. tonight: clearing skies. low: 71 dewpoint: 71 wind: sw 5 mph partly sunny, warmer & muggy. high: 88 dewpoint: 71 wind: se 5-10 mph thursday: partly sunny, hot and humid with thunderstorms likely at night. am low: 72 high: 90 dewpoint: 73 wind: s 5-10 mph friday: mostly cloudy, hot and humid with the chance for t- storms. am low: 73 high: 87 dewpoint: 73 wind: w 5-10 mph saturday: partly sunny, warm and humid. am low: 73 high: 84 dewpoint: 69 wind: nw 5-10 mph sunday: partly sunny, cooler. am low: 65 high: 78 dewpoint: 64 wind: nw 5-10 mph monday: mostly sunny. am low: 62 high: 79 dewpoint: 60 wind:
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coming up... how the project is helping ?students in coming up... how the project is helping ?students in coming up... how the project is helping ?students in need get enough food to fuel themselves.. for school. plus -- donald trump says "maybe there's something second amendment people can do" about a hillary clinton presidency.. how the comment is being interpreted by some... and how trump's campaign is trying to clarify. when the oil billionaire koch brothers call senator johnson... [ cellphone ringing ] ...what do you think they talk about? how the koch brothers' companies polluted wisconsin, even green bay, or how they spent millions to support johnson as he voted their way 90% of the time and supported special tax breaks for big oil polluters? whatever senator johnson and the koch brothers talk about, it probably isn't you. edf action is responsible
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backpack buddies is back just in time for another school year. and as fox six's carl deffenbaugh shows us - new this year -- the project is helping feed hungry students in milwaukee. back on the shelves at a sendiks near you. 'some of the biggest sellers that we had last year were comic book characters or movie characters.' backpack buddies are just the accessory youve been looking for. 'you know what they look super good on is a really partnership between sendiks and feeding america, sales of these stuffed creatures raise money for students in need in the milwaukee area. 'especially for kids in a very formative stage of their life, we want to equip them to be healthy and great learners.' in previous years, the ?proceeds went toward school supplies. but theres a new ambition in 2016. the money will now help send kids on meal plans home on fridays with a backpack
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'their bones, their brains, their bodies need this food. and we believe in supplying healthy and nutritious food all throughout the year.' pam lalicata has collected a few buddies over the years. 'i love the movie frozen and olaf, so thats why i picked those two.' as an educator, she knows how important those meals can be. 'if their stomach is empty, theyre not concentrating on learning.' 'its not like this money or these donations are going outside of the borders of wisconsin. theyre staying right here in our own state and helping our neighbors, hep after all, you dont have to be a superhero to help a child in need. carl deffenbaugh, fox6 news. you can purchase backpack buddies at 13 different sendik's locations throughout the area from now until september 6th. you'll find a list of locations on the links page of our website -- fox six now dot com, or your fox six news mobile app. pretty soon-- you could be
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up ahead-- why milwaukee officials are considering making you pay when you park by the lake. plus-- it's primary election day. we'll take a look at the voter turn out
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presidential candidates
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continuing on the campaign trail today. democratic candidate hillary clinton is in miami -- discussing the public health threat of zika virus. republican candidate donald trump making headlines for a controversial remark at a speech in north carolina that seems to suggest violence against clinton. "if she gets to pick her judges, nothing you can do folks, although the 2nd amendment people maybe there is, i don't know.' trump's campaign r the ? backlash with a clarification statement-- saying "2nd amendment people have amazing spirit and are tremendously unified, which gives them great political power." clinton's campaign responded with this statement, saying: "this is simple -- what trump is saying is dangerous." election officials are expecting a little bit of a rush as the work day wraps up-- fox6s rachelle baillon is live at the zeidler zy-d ler building-- a main polling place in milwaukee with
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good afternoon. the executive director for the city of milwaukee elections commission tells me theyre projecting turnout will be right on par with that projection of 16 percent of eligible voters.....he says thats about 18-20 percent of registered voters. he says the city has 193 polling locations today;and about 1200 poll workers. he says there was a good rush of voters early this morning-- ;some people were already in line when the doors opened.....but theres been a lull this afternoon. into this location near city hall this afternoon. he does expect there to be another little rush as folks head home from work.... he expects that to last until about 7. if you havent voted yet but are planning to this evening, keep in mind that this is a partisan primary. 'all five of the political parties have their ballots on one ballot and that confuses voters they think they can vote for some candidates

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