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this was the scene around 12:30 near 22nd and keefe. officials say a 23-year-old man was killed while two other men-- ages 22 and 24-- received non-life threatening injuries. so far, no suspects are in custody. this vacant home near 50th and clarke is finally torn down after burning up in a fire two weeks ago. fox-six started asking questions earlier today about why it was still standing-- even though it was a safety hazard for neighbors. within a mat private contractor came to demolish the building. we're told the property owner decided to tear it down. this comes as city leaders announced last week that 2-million dollars will be provided to help demolish or renovate blighted homes. we have a slight chance for isolated showers and storms later this evening, although most of us should stay dry. clouds and patchy fog will move in overnight, with lows in the mid
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with our next cold front. although we'll stay mostly cloudy through the day, it wont be a washout. tonight: mostly cloudy. low: 66 dewpoint: 68 wind: sw 3-5 mph are you ready for some -- golf? with the start of football season just days away, today, wisconsin's attention turns to the 2017 u-s open,
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erin. justin williams spends the day at erin hills golf course, where he joins us live with a preview of the u-s-g- a's crowning tournament. justin? when the view is this pristine, justin should not be seen ... as you take-in the sight of the erin hills golf course, you're encouraged to recognize the fact that what the 20-17 u-s open offers is much broader than bringing a big-time sports event to wisconsin. the long and winding road to the 20-17 u-s open ... is getting shorter, at erin hills golf course. its the first time the state of wisconsins ever hosted a u.s. open. with just a little more than nine months remaining until its time to tee-off, monday offers a peek at the playing surface, and pinch of
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fan, because this property is so special, and so beautiful. erin hills ambassador, rich tock, says the course has been preparing for this tournament for more than five years. some 35-thousand fans are expected to attend each of the four, championship days, and, those are preceded by three days of professional practice. a really good opportunity to really engage with all of the players that everybody loves, and to really get a feel for the campus, as well, to know, exactly, where the best places are to view golf. golf involving the best professioal world, at a course which will have the worlds attention focused on the dairy state not to mention its money. the economic impact that will, that is happening, now, and will happen, obviously, that week of the open, which ends on june 18th, next year, will approach 200 million dollars, maybe 250 million. and, along with the cash, what comes to the course involves an increased level of prestige for the state. this is just one more little feather in the hat of wisconsin,
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state. pretty good. if youre coming to the tournament, be aware that, while the parking lots have not been established, just yet, im told a shuttle service will be utilized, to minimize traffic on highway 167. live, on the erin hills clubhouse deck, im justin
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whether you're interested in getting tickets to next year's u-s open -- or volunteering for the tourney, you'll find all the information on fox6 now dot com or the fox6 news app. just search "erin hills." the packers welcome a key player back to the field after missing of an injury. but on the other side, cuts have begun. coming up in sports, brandon cruz has the details of one player who made it a real fight for the veteran in front of him. you are watching fox 6 news at
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he's back. after breaking his hand earlier in training camp, wide receiver jeff janis returned to the field today wearing a protective club on the injured hand. however, the packers did make some moves today as they have to get their roster down to 75 players by tomorrow. among the 6 players released today was punter peter mortell, a green bay native who's family has big ties to the packers and lambeau field. and while it means tim masthay will keep his job, it's still not the easiest of days. lambeau field is the site of the
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ranked lsu at 2:30. despite being underdogs, head coach paul chryst feels confident with his group. football season enters week 3. you can be part of our high school blitz coverage by voting for the game of the week. tom pipines will feature the winner friday night. your choices are catholic memorial at kettle moraine, hartford at oconomowoc or sussex hamilton at marquette. vote on our website, fox 6 now dot com slash sports between now and thursday night at 10. then we'll announce the winner on fox 6 news at 10 thursday. bucks fans might be happy to hear that the team has resigned
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marquette alum was traded to the bucks last season and played in only 3 games before an injury ended his season. he became a free agent, but will remain here as he agreed to terms officially today. a short memory is what craig counsell is hoping his players have as they begin a 3 game series tonight with the cardinals at miller park. that's because the brewers were swept in a 4 game series by the pirates over the weekend. coming into the series, the crew had won 9 straight against pittsburgh at miller but now, they'll have to turn their attention to the cardinals who currently hold the 2nd wild card position in the national league. first pitch is at 6:20 and we'll have highlights on fox 6 news at 10. and coming up on fox 6 news at 9, tom pipines goes beyond the game with a local little league going on a trip for baseball and a whole lot more. and it involves a special connection to the namesake of their league. it's a story you don't want to miss tonight at 9. 288 days, that's how long until the u.s. open will arrive on
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host the 2017 national championship and even though it's not until next june, the excitement is already being felt by the usga and the community. in the nick of time -- a police officer saves a man's life by pulling him from train tracks just seconds before a train arrives... see the video -- just ahead. and like a hollywood ending -- a group stranded on a deserted island is rescued after their message is spotted from the air. how long they spent on the
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universities in several states ... are driving students to expand their search for schools -- and many are coming to wisconsin. that's according to a new new york times report. in 2014 -- wisconsin reportedly brought in nearly 6-thousand students -- while about 38-hundred left the state for college. minnesota provided the most -- with nearly 3-thousand coming to our state. the 100 east office tower in downtown milwaukee has been sold in 417-mi investment group out of california now owns the 35-story building on wisconsin avenue -- along with three other buildings in indianapolis and cleveland. the milwaukee business journal first reported the deal last week -- which reportedly closed on thursday. for more information on this and other stories in the business journal, we have link to their site on ours, it's time for your news and weather together. authorities in italy are trying
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housing for thousands of people made homeless by last week's earthquake. nearly 27-hundred people are staying in 58 tent camps or other shelters provided by the italian government. others are staying in their vehicles parked outside their damaged homes to protect them from looting. recovery teams continue pulling bodies from the rubble... at least 290 people are now confirmed dead. suspended brazilian president dilma rousseff appearing today before her at her impeachment trial -- rousseff says she's being unjustly accused of breaking financial rules in her management of the federal budget. rousseff says her opponents have been trying to remove her from power through any means necessary -- even though she won her 2014 re-election bid with 54 million votes. a cloud formation in russia causing some concern. the ominous cloud appeared yesterday over siberia... emergency services were reportedly flooded with calls
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nuclear explosion. others thought there may have been an explosion at a nearby coal mine... but not to worry -- it has been identified as a completely harmless anvil cumulo-nimbus cloud. toss to weather weather we have a slight chance for isolated showers and st evening, although most of us should stay dry. clouds and patchy fog will move in overnight, with lows in the mid 60s. a better chance of rain and thunderstorms returns on tuesday with our next cold front. although we'll stay mostly cloudy through the day, it wont be a washout. from
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low 70s. we'll have dry and more fall-like air in place through the end of the week.tonight: mostly cloudy. low: 66 dewpoint: 68 wind: sw 3-5 mph tuesday: mostly cloudy and humid. scattered storms likely. high: 83 dewpoint: 69 wi sunny. am low: 62 high: 75 dewpoint: 59 wind: n 5-10 mph thursday: mostly sunny. am low: 58 high: 71 dewpoint: 56 wind: ne 5-10 mph friday: mostly sunny. am low: 57 high: 74 dewpoint: 55 wind: ese 5-10 mph saturday:
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dewpoint: 57
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been telling you about...will soon be available for less in a generic form. mylan -- the maker of the life-saving allergy treatment -- announced the plans today. the company says it will be available in "several weeks" at a cost of 300-dollars per two-pack. the branded epipen costs more than 600-dollars. mylan's announcement comes after national outrage over skyrocketing prices in recent years. a new jersey transit police officer is being called a hero
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a train. this happened on friday -- and it was all caught on video... you can see officer victor ortiz struggling with the man laying on the tracks as he tried to pull him out of the way. the man resisted -- but officer ortiz was able to get the man to safety just seconds before the train arrives. new jersey transit says the officer put his own life on the line to save the man. and like a scene out of a movie -- two stranded boaters are u-s navy aircraft spots their "s-o-s" message in the sand. they spent eight days on a beach in micronesia -- in the western pacific ocean. they had limited supplies and no emergency equipment. the coast guard received a report about an 18-foot vessel with two people onboard missing since august 19-th. aircraft and boat patrols searched more than 16-thousand square miles before the castaways were
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a bizarre scene in norway -- when a lightning strike kills hundreds of reindeer... the norwegian environment agency says a total of 320 of them died -- and five others needed to be put down due to injuries. officials believe the high number of dead is likely because the reindeer were standing close together when the lightning struck. dolly parton will soon be making a new appearance -- on license plates... and a new film tops this that and more -- in the buzz. for the first time in nearly a month -- "suicide squad" doesn't top the weekend box office... instead -- "don't breathe" surprises in its debut -- bringing an estimated 26-million-dollars. "suicide squad" fell to number two -- with the animated tale "kubo and the two strings" finishing third. latin american music icon juan gabriel
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passed away from natural causes yesterday in santa monica, california. gabriel sold more than 100-million records during his career. he was 66-years old. she's recorded more than 40 albums -- owns a theme park with her name on it -- and now dolly parton is featured on a special order tennessee license plate! the plate features a picture of her -- and promotes parton's "imagination library service that provides free books to kids five years old and under. pre-orders are being taken now -- and production won't start until 1- thousand orders are placed. and
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and real oats. ok, that's still honey. ahhh, there we go. we're back to honey again. who's directing this? that guy! figures. russ feingold: i'm russ feingold and i approve this message. narrator: listen to senator johnson on student loans: ron johnson: it's just kinda free money, young people don't really, necessarily understand finance. narrator: what senator johnson doesn't understand is, more than 800,000 wisconsinites have student loans. but he wants to eliminate federal student loans and keep interest rates high. johnson: it's just kinda free money... narrator: with senator johnson,
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ron johnson's not for students.
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unusual competition over the weekend... get this -- to find out who can make it the farthest -- on a greased pole.. this is in malta -- an island in the mediterranean sea off the coast of italy. here's how it works: a 33-foot pole is slathered with grease and attached to a barge. contestants then try to run as far up the pole as they can -- and remove flags at the end. but the real show -- is seeing them fall off the pole and into the water. our big story - a funeral procession turns into the scene of a homicide investigation. one man is dead and two others are injured after the shooting near 22nd and keefe. fox 6's madeline anderson is at the scene with tonight's big story.
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today... loses another loved one. 10:54 we just want all of this senseless killing to stop. he came down here to bury his grandpa. so how ruthless, and where is your conscience? :03 during a funeral procession for his grandfather... fabian hinkle says his cousin... 23-year-old lamar ragland was shot and killed. 11:27 they definitely knew it was him. fabian did not attend the funeral but says he learned ragland was driving the first car behind the herse. it was a car that certain bright coat of gold paint. 11:4- he just fixed his car, painted it, put the rims on it. came by us the first day he got it out. he only had the car out one week. so if its anybody they know who they did it to. just cause of the car. :05 soon after the shooting... police responded to a report of a burned up white suv near maple and 6th. hinkle says the vehicle is connected to his cousins death... but he says he has no idea who pulled


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