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greater than the things theyre stealing. against that backdrop, a-t-f works with state and local officials to process the arson scenes. officials say if there are arrests, they havent decided if the suspects would face state or federal charges. we have all of the pieces and parts in place to make those determinations and we will make that determination as a collective group. all together, the a-t-f is investigating eight commerical fires. three of them near edward staples hardware store, which has been here front door, you can see the charred auto parts store and beauty shop. youre talking about investment in the neighborhood, that might have a big impact on it. jobs and all this kind stuff, things like that, i think itll have a big impact on people- whether theyre gonna come and invest in the neighborhood. in the sherman park neighborhood, hibbler hopes his position will give his kids some recognition. were gonna keep doing our positive thing and if we have to do it right door next to where something crazy happened, then perhaps thats what we have to do to get their
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good. the a-t-f estimates that, when you put it all together, the eight fires caused several million dollars worth of damage. it is the 23rd time this year the a-t-fs national response team has been called out. live at sherman park, a.j. bayatpour, fox 6 news. bev thanks aj milwaukee police tweeting out their numbers from overnight. m-p-d made 10 arrests, there was one report of sho officers, zero damaged vehicles, and zero damage to businesses or residences. the ?unrest ?this past weekend concerns governor scott walker. he came to milwaukee this morning to see some of the ?charred remains from this past weekend's fires.. fox six's myra sanchick continues our team coverage... the governor as well as milwaukee officials have agreed on one thing that is working to help keep the calm in this troubled area.
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community that are going out to talk with people on the streets. his is the aftermath that governor walker says he has seen. the image is a horrible image. not just for the damage it did but the message that it sends it is another image the governor is in milwaukee promoting. not the dramatic looting or burning or property, but faith based leaders trying to reach out and stop it. my belief the individuals involved in this weren't reacting for other reasons, when you burn down property you are point blank criminal the governor went to tour the joseph project, a jobs program at greater praise church, and spoke with religious leaders there. he also went to city brook church not far from the burned out gas station at sherman and burleigh. we've got to find better ways to help respect each other tischa brown city brook church member the burning squad cars is not all that happened in sherman park. this was an horrific event
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reasons . tischa brown , a member of the city brook church was in the private meeting with the governor. will there be money behind the talk? that's still a question. the mayor and i talked a little about the future and things that we could work on but it wasn't about specific legislative items it was about helping with future budgets. the governor is encouraging the faith based community to keep talking to people and try to bring calm to this area. live in milwaukeem hand thanks myra city leaders are now planning what to do next to prevent more violent protests tonight and long-term. fox6's madeline anderson joins us live in the newsroom-- outlining their approach. the mayor ... common council... and police department are working toward a solution to keep the peace... that balances the public's safety... with the needs of the sherman park
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the focus of several meetings at city hall this morning. first... milwaukee police chief ed flynn briefed common council members behind closed doors. a lot of the stuff was tactical in nature, so you wouldnt want reveal to the people who may be watching it on tv and then respond to it. :40 council president ashanti hamilton then received a surprise visit from the milwaukee black panthers' general to use his political power to create job opportunities and improve education for african american youth... as a way to end the violent protests long term. were here to put everyone on notice that if it doesnt change, and we cant all work together, the community is just going to change it itself. well this is my word. that there will be a concrete plan. that the community will be involved in that plan. that we are trying to institute something this budget cycle. :50
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workers who assembled the glass in the northwestern mutual tower... mayor tom barrett... also touched on the past couple days of destruction. this past weekend was by far the most difficult weekend ive had as the mayor of this city.he says more jobs goes hand-in-hand with reducing violence and poverty in the central part of the city. i want this city to grow, i want this city to be safe, and i want us to close the that exists. tonight... the city is holding a hearing on the 2017 preliminary budget. residents are encouraged to share their input with the mayor. for more information... head to fox6now.com reporting live in the newsroom... madeline anderson fox6 news. bev thanks madeline fox6 news has had multiple crews tracking the milwaukee unrest for several days now. view all of our extensive coverage
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there's a link atop our home page. amidst what is happening in milwaukee, both presidential campaigns return to the badger state. tim kaine is in madison. donald trump-- making several stops today -- starting in milwaukee where he met with law enforcement. fox6's theo keith leads our team coverage from west bend -- where trump will be speaking tonight. this will be donald trump's opportunity to comment about the disorder in the law and order candidate but did not comment on the unrest sunday or monday. trump's spending the day in wisconsin today. he was at the war memorial in downtown milwaukee for a small event with law enforcement earlier. there he met with sheriff david clarke, who has previously told me he'd be a "foot soldier" for trump. former presidential candidate rudy guliani was there too, and we'll likely
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scott walker says he'll be here too, which is a bigger surprise because he skipped a trump event two weeks ago in green bay. walker told us he wants trump to focus on hillary clinton and not make self-inflicted mistakes. 11:05:27 if the race is about hillary clinton, then donald trump wins. if the race is about donald trump and all the side-show issues he often comments on, win in those counties across this state and the country :42 trump is also doing a town hall at the pabst theatre with sean hannity of fox news. as well as a private fundraiser. live, theo keith, fox6 news. bev thanks theo
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just go to our website, fox 6 now dot com. you'll find the link on our home page. the clinton campaign is also in wisconsin today. democratic vice presidential candidate tim kaine will be in madison tonight. mary stoker smith joins us live in the newsroom with more. good evening. senator tim kaine is hosting a private fundraising event in the state's capitol. earlier today -- he spoke in north carolina. kaine spent much of his speech talking about trump's remarks on the u-s military. kaine said anyone who calls the unfit to be commander in chief. how about making fun of john mccain for being a pow. he said i don't consider him a hero because he got captured. could you be more thick-headed, insensitive, or ignorant than that? it's unbelievable those words would come out of anybody's mouth. much less the mouth of somebody who wants to be commander in chief.
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today. she also railed against trump's national security policy. clinton also offered to help voters register at her rally in philadelphia. back to you. hand thanks mary unrest in milwaukee causing millions of dollars in damages. community leaders are coming together to keep the peace -- but it's not a new idea. you got to have a forum where people can talk about things and say im not alone in this whole journey thats going program like this has been successful -- and how it's helping the current unrest. plus -- two people killed in milwaukee today. the reason police are investigating the relationship between the two dead. get ready to heat up. we have heat and a chance for thunderstorms on the way. i'll have your fox6
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often the violence we saw this past weekend near sherman park -- the community comes together and organizes efforts to prevent something like it from happening again. but what happens to those programs in the years ahead? fox six's krystle kacner checks in with a grass roots ?neighborhood safety program we first told you about in 2015. there was snow on the ground.. and an urgency for change in the air ... after 13 month old bill thao was killed by a bullet .. fired
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local churches sprung to action- through a program called...'adopt a block' - the idea ... to get the faith community and its leaders to interact with neighbors - get to know them- start conversations.. that could ultimately lead to change and put an end to violence. its a good starting point but think about it, whats going to be the after caredr andrew calhoun says he's seen it time and time again-- it starts out strong.. but that wasn't the case at grace fellowship church. i think when you dont quite have a model like we have here, it starts up for a moment then it begins to fizzle away, they now call it 'adopt a neighborhood'... and it focuses on the grover and williamsburg heights neighborhoods. you got to have a forum where people can talk about things and say im not alone in this whole journey thats going
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already in place has helped their community deal with the riots and violence happening in the sherman park neighborhood. what should we do, what should we be on the look out for, being proactive, what can we do to be sure its going to be safe over here versus whats happening over there? even though the church already has programs in place... it continues to add new elements to keep the conversation going. for example, a talking session is going to be held there between residents, teenagers and police officers, it's time for your news and weather together. milwaukee police are investigating two deaths this afternoon. officials say a woman was found dead in a home near 24th and melvina. she's believed to have been killed by a man she was in a relationship with. that man was also found dead inside the home. investigators are still trying to determine how he died. it's been a tough couple of days for the milwaukee police department. but the community is reaching out and showing support for the officers.
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yesterday. they say: "a big thank you to the community from the men and women of m-p-d for all the support, including dropping off food." for the fourth straight year-- more than a million people attended the wisconsin state fair. during the 11 day event-- about 315- thousand of the fair's signature cream puffs were sold. and 150-thousand people went down the giant slide. if you're already looking forward to next year's fair, it's scheduled to start
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weather partly cloudy tonight with temperatures falling into the 70s. scattered thunderstorms are possible overnight with a low in the and humid on wednesday with a high in the mid-to- upper 80s. we have a chance for a few scattered t-storms wednesday afternoon. hot and humid conditions for the end of the week with highs near
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indices in the mid-90s. thunderstorms are likely on saturday with a high around 80. much cooler air moves in sunday with highs around 70. tonight: chance for t-storms overnight. wind: sw 5 mph wednesday:partly sunny with a chance for thunderstorms, mainly in the afternoon.
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wind: w 5-10 mph thursday: heat index: 95. partly sunny. am low: 70 high: 89 dewpoint: 71 wind: sw 5-10 mph friday: heat index: 95. partly sunny. am low: 72 high: 89 dewpoint: 71 wind: sw mostly cloudy. thunderstorms likely. am low: 70 high: 80 dewpoint: 69 wind: sw 5-10 mph sunday: mostly cloudy and cooler. am low: 63 high: 71
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mph monday: mostly sunny. crisp morning. am low: 55 high: 71 dewpoint: 51 wind: w 5-15 mph thank tom
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snow? 'you have to do this during the heat of the summer so you can plan for the winter.' the winter months are on the minds of some in milwaukee. their plan to save money on salting -- and even help protect the water supply! plus -- a vacant home, up in flames in milwaukee. ...why fire officials consider
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feingold: i'm russ feingold and i approve this message. johnson: i've always said i'll be the calmest guy on my election night. i win either way. narrator: if he loses, senator johnson falls back on the ten million dollar bonus he paid himself as ceo. a big corporate payout for him. johnson: i've always said... i win either way. he gets another six years to support tax loopholes and bad trade deals that ship jobs overseas. all to benefit corporations and multi-millionaires like him. johnson: i win either way.
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it's almost cruel to bring up snow storms on such a beautiful day. but its in these summer months when people start planning how to keep o - safe in the winter. it seems odd to talk snow and ice in the middle of august but thats what was happening on a sun-splashed tuesday in milwaukee. 'you have to do this during the heat of the summer so you can plan for the winter.' presenters from snowex, an industry leader when it comes to ice control, are on a tour of the northern united states, preaching the gospel of salt brine to local plow companies and contractors. 'its a little bit like going from the rotary phone age into that cell phone era. heres the general idea: instead
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before the fact with salt brine. then when it snows, the brine creates a slushy bottom layer thats easier to plow away. 'having our plow trucks go through and have clean pavement after their first swipe through a parking lot really does benefit us and helps maintain safe pavement for our customers.' 'that preventative approach requires about tenth the overall cost.' beyond the financial benefits of using less salt, the diluted mixture is also less destructive to the environment - a real concern after decades of over- salting that seeps into the ground water. 'you have high levels of contamination in your water. its coming from salt. and our industry is the industry thats doing it.' hence seminars like this one. an industry trying to find a solution, through liquid solutions. carl deffenbaugh,
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up in flames. coming up-- why fire officials say this blaze is suspicious. donald trump making stops in wisconsin today. tonight-- he's in west bend. this afternoon-- a brief stop in milwaukee. reaction to that meeting, coming up. when the oil billionaire koch brothers call senator johnson... [ cellphone ringing ] ...what do you think they talk about?
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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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investigators are sifting through debris after a vacant house went up in flames this morning. the two-alarm fire started in a home near 50th and clarke. the latest. "i just smelled smoke ." residents near 50th and clarke emerged from their homes to see flames shooting in the air. "the embers were coming down " four o'clock tuesday morning, firefighters battled the blaze. come dawn, the charred remains of a vacant home were evident. "we have an entire collapse at the rear of the main fire building." "the vacant home is destroyed and the fire caused damage to the homes nearby you can see how the heat melted the structure and its leaning toward the adjacent house and on the other side,the siding of
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affected by this ." sherri mcneils home suffered some damage, but shes grateful just to have made it out. "thank god that man who was walking down the street on his way to work cause he was beating on my door letting me know the house was on fire. me and my family was in there sleep." now she wants to know why and how this devastation happened...fire officials are just as inquisitive. "there was no electricity or gas service to this building was we are pursuing at this at this how a fire could have started without one of those two things. ." in milwaukee derica williams, fox6 news. six people were displaced from the duplex damaged by the fire next door. the red cross is helping those affected. it's time for your news and weather together. the a-t-f is offering a reward of up to 10- thousand dollars for information
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that set fire to businesses over the weekend. eight businesses-- including the b-p gas station on sherman-- were set on fire between saturday night and sunday morning during the city's unrest. losses from those fires ?will likely exceed several million dollars. governor walker-- making stops at several churches today. he visited greater praise church and spoke with faith leaders there. walker also made a stop at city brook church-- in the area near sherman and burleigh. the governor-- along with city leaders-- the past few days, that the faith community has been essential to keeping the calm across the city. milwaukee city leaders meet today after the weekend of unrest. members of the common council were briefed by the police chief this morning... but the details of the meeting were called "strategic" and not ?revealed.. also today, members of the black panthers asked for a meeting with council president ashanti hamilton... they say the community has spoken and want to

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