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want it? now!" now at 8:00. fight for 15. the protests taking place across the nation as well as in milwaukee. how it could impact your commute today. plus - due today. how much jill stein's campaign must pay in
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here in wisconsin. good morning and welcome back to wakeup.. time now x:xx adlib weather forecast forecast from fox6 meteorologist today after record breaking rainfall in milwaukee yesterday. expect a mix of clouds and sun with breezy conditions and highs in the mid 50s. more clouds move in tonight keeping us warm in the low to upper 30s. areas of drizzle and flurries
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with mostly cloudy skies and temperatures in the low to mid 40s. cooler by saturday with highs struggling to reach 40. anchor adlibs traffic red on traffic map = major delays yellow on traffic map = some delays green on traffic map = no delays people are dead after a plane crash in colombia. the jet was carrying members of a brazilian soccer team. kim is live in the newsroom with new information. the main focus of the investigation into the crash is a distress call from the pilot reporting an electrical failure. the plane ended up going down in medellin ... six people survived the crash but one later died at the hospital.reports about the number of survivors have varied overnight because of confusion
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plane. officials say the brazilian soccer team was heading to colombia for a regional tournament final. the south american soccer federation has canceled all activities until further notice. its a countdown until the recount! if its going to happen -- today is the deadline for the jill stein campaign to come up with the money. derica williams joins us from city hall with the very latest theres now a price tag for a recount of the presidential election in wisconsin: three-poit stein campaign has until today to pay it. as for how the recount would be conducted, thats bit more complicated. right now, the state elections commission is letting each county decide whether to do it by hand or by machine. the stein campaign has asked a dane county judge to order that all ballots be recounted by hand. the racine county clerk is planning to do mostly by machine but will recount the receipts from touch-screen machines be hand. she says it would take longer if everything
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off and instead of counting that set of ballots and matching it with the number of voters in the poll book, youre counting it two or three times instead and that does kind of hold us up. the milwaukee county clerk says having the recount by hand could jeopardize making the december 12 deadline. the dane county clerk says theyll do it by hand regardless since the stein campaign is worried about the possibility the machines were hacked. a we talked to though...say such a hack is extremely unlikely since the machines arent connected to the internet. if all goes as planned, the wisconsin election commission timeline is for the recount to begin this thursday at 9 am. the first wisconsin recount observer training will be conducted this evening at 6:30. new this morning a nationwide movement, fighting for a raise
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workers across the country-- including here in milwaukee-- are seeking a 15- dollar-an-hour wage. angelica joins us in studio with more. right now, in milwaukee county - the minimum wage will be gradually increased to $15 dollars an hour in 2022. earlier this morning-- workers will rally at the mcdonald's at ninth and north. then at one, workers and community leaders will rally at city hall. there's also a protest planning for this evening at five o'clock. community leaders and elected officials mcdonald's on miller park way. "if you're working a decent job, if you're working 40 hours a week, you shouldn't have to struggle, you shouldn't have to worry about if i'm gonna pay the rent, or how i'm gonna feed my kids if you're working 40 hours a week if you spend more time at work than you do at home you should be able to come home relax and enjoy yourself. you should be able to come home and not have to stress about anything" and part of that fight for 15 - hundreds of workers at chicago's o'hare international
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strike... also --- hundreds of uber drivers are also planning to join today's movement. the group 'fight for 15' says uber drivers in several cities will idle their cars and march with other industry workers. police are investigating an arson in bay view that happened on thanksgiving night. officials say around 11-30 thursday night, suspects set fire to the back of a home on east dover street. a neighbor tells fox 6 he saw the flames. he joined his dad in trying to wake the family. man helped the seven family members get out... "15:01 everyone was coughing. i was even coughing and i was just standing right there in front of the house 04 there was a lot of smoke inside the house too 06" neighbors tell fox 6 there was another fire just two blocks away the same night. police say they are working to determine if the arson is related to any other recent incidents in the area. charges have been filed against the racine man accused of driving drunk and causing a double fatal crash
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in the case.he was allegedly drunk when he got behind the wheel friday night. prosecutors say he rear-ended kevin dalley's vehicle in caledonia. dalley and his 9-year-old daughter were both killed. his 6-year-old daughter was also injured in the crash. ruohonen's bond is set at 50-thousand dollars. the packers-- finally coming home with a win. they snapped the longest losing streak since 2008 at 4 games. part..putting up an mvp-like performance.. packers win 27-13 to up their record to 5 and 6. they're now 29 and oh when leading after 3 quarters..tops in the nfl. we'll hear from the team coming up at 8- 30. meantime, the green and gold host
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last night's game. what the packers quarterback was doing inside a mystery tent on the field. and bud light wants to send you to super bowl games for the rest of you life. how you can win the tickets. and carl has a preview of the musical "the birdcage."
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you are watching the fox 6 wakeup news. forecast from fox6 meteorologist stephanie barichello we dry out today after record breaking rainfall in milwaukee yesterday. expect a mix of clouds and sun with breezy conditions and highs in
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low to upper 30s. areas of drizzle and flurries possible wednesday and thursday with mostly cloudy skies and temperatures in the low to mid 40s. cooler by saturday with highs struggling to reach 40. dick adlibs traffic red on traffic map = major delays yellow on traffic map = some delays green on traffic map = no delays several wildfires in the smoky mountains-- forcing some tennessee
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and breaking right now ---- three gatlinburg-area resorts appear to have been destroyed by the growing blaze. at least 14 fires are burning in and around eastern tennessee -- theflames are fueled by strong winds and the southeast's worst drought in nearly a decade. the wildfire has also spread to the edge of the dollywood theme park --- but it's not one of the resorts destroyed. the national guard has been activated to help with firefighting and evacuation efforts. over three decades, the popular m "la cahge o fol" has won 11 tony awards. skylight music theatre is bringing that decorated show to milwaukee, and carl is giving us a taste of the colorful
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forecast from fox6 meteorologist stephanie barichello we dry out today after record breaking rainfall in milwaukee yesterday. expect a mix of clouds and sun with breezy
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in tonight keeping us warm in the low to upper 30s. areas of drizzle and flurries possible wednesday and thursday with mostly cloudy skies and temperatures in the low to mid 40s. cooler by saturday with highs struggling to reach 40. today: partly sunny, breezy and warm. high: 56 wind: sw 10-20 mph tonight: partly cloudy. low: 38 wind: sw 2-4 mph wednesday: mostly cloudy with areas of drizzle/flurries. high: 46 wind: wsw 5-10 mph thursday: mostly cloudy with area high: 43 wind: wnw 5-15 mph friday: mostly cloudy. am low: 30 high: 40 wind: nw 5-10 mph saturday: mostly cloudy and cool. am low: 28 high: 39 wind: w 5-10 mph sunday: mostly cloudy. am low: 29 high: 41 wind: sw 5-10 mphforecast from fox6 meteorologist stephanie barichello we dry out today after record breaking rainfall in milwaukee yesterday. expect a mix of clouds and sun with breezy conditions and highs in the mid 50s. more clouds move in tonight keeping us warm in the low to upper 30s. areas of drizzle and flurries possible wednesday and thursday with mostly cloudy skies and temperatures in the low to mid 40s. cooler by saturday with highs struggling to reach 40. today: partly sunny, breezy and warm. high: 56 wind: sw 10-20 mph tonight: partly cloudy. low: 38 wind: sw 2-4 mph wednesday: mostly cloudy with areas of drizzle/flurries. high: 46
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drizzle/flurries. am low: 36 high: 43 wind: wnw 5-15 mph friday: mostly cloudy. am low: 30 high: 40 wind: nw 5-10 mph saturday: mostly cloudy and cool. am low: 28 high: 39 wind: w 5-10 mph sunday: mostly cloudy. am low: 29 high: 41
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the packers losing streak is over --- after a big win against the eagles last night. but there was an interesting moment during the game that has a lot of people talking online. quarterback aaron rodgers disappeared behind a tent for a few plays last night. there was some concern over whether or not he was injured. he addressed the moment after
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"ad to drop my drawers a little bit to get taped up and wanted to do it in the privacy of the tent. rodgers said he injured his hamstring during the third quarter and had the trainers tape it up. just in time for the holidays... the national bobblehead hall of fame and museum... releases some new limited edition bobbleheads. it includes the aaaron rodgers discount double check bobble head. of course that's rodger's signature title belt
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each bobblehead is individually numbered and are $40 dollars. they're also honoring packers legend jerry kramer with his own bobblehead. coming up -- building a better milwaukee. how you can help make that happen. and - it's the most wonderful time of year...and the busiest for amazon. we go behind the scenes of the
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may be a minor shift of a handful of votes, the results of the election are not going to change. now at 8-30 the state is election recount. how much money must be paid today before a recount can even begin. good morning everyone and welcome back to wakeup. time now x:xx forecast from fox6 meteorologist stephanie barichello we dry out today after record breaking rainfall in milwaukee yesterday. expect a mix of
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conditions and highs in the mid 50s. more clouds move in tonight keeping us warm in the low to upper 30s. areas of drizzle and flurries possible wednesday and thursday with mostly cloudy skies and temperatures in the low to mid 40s. cooler by saturday with highs struggling to reach 40. traffic map = major delays yellow on traffic map = some delays green on traffic map = no
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we're following breaking news this morning out of colombia. an overnight plane crash kills more than seventy people -- including members of a brazilian soccer team. police say only six people survived the crash--- but one later died at the hospital. investigators are looking at an electrical problem as a possible cause of the crash. the timeline for the tally has been set and today is the day that we will know if there will be a presidential recount. fox 6s live from city hall with the latest developments. today is the deadline for green party candidate jill stein to pay the 3 and a half million dollar estimated cost by this afternoon or the whole thing is off. she says she has the money. as of now, president-elect donald trump leads hillary clinton by 22-thousand votes in wisconsin. stein got barely 1 percent of the vote. county clerks are expecting to start
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will have until december 12th to finish. the state is up against a december 13th deadline to have the results of the recount certified, and elections officials say that will be a challenge in some counties. its going to reassure wisconsin voters that we have a fair system, that were not counting illegal votes, were not counting dead peoples votes monday, stein sued the wisconsin elections commission in dane county court, asking a judge to order county clerks to count ballots by clerks will be able to hand-count or feed the ballots through voting machines, which is faster. the commission rejected claims that wisconsin's voting machines were hacked. members say that would be impossible, because the machines aren't hooked up to the internet. as for the, the first wisconsin recount observer training that will be conducted tonight at 6:30 in muskego. .
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politics. vice president elect mike pence told reporters yesterday that a big announcement was in the works. angelica joins us from the newsroom with the details. president elect donald trump expected to announce more cabinet picks today... including- according to a source - georgia representative tom price as health and human services secretary. price is a former orthopedic surgeon and an ardent obamacare critic. the appointment could be a nod to his campaign promise to repeal the affordable care act. the president-elect is still meeting with contenders for state...including retired general david petraeus. other contenders for secretary of state include former republican nominee mitt romney, former house speaker newt gingrich and former new york city mayor rudy giuliani. kim and jessob. back to you. meanwhile-- milwaukee county sheriff david clarke meets with president-elect donald trump -- as he continues to fill cabinet positions. this is video of his arrival at trump tower yesterday. clarke's name had been bounced
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administration... possibly for a homeland security position. he's been an outspoken supporter of mister trump throughout his presidential campaign. the packers back in the win category...beating the philadelphia eagles last night 27 to 13. it's something the packers haven't done in four games! our tim van vooren at the game in philly with highlights from the team's victory. first drive, rodgers to davante adams for 12 yards and the yards the second quarter, it's the same combo. great pass and catch for a 20-yard td. 14 to 10 packers at half. defense had a good game, here ha ha clinton-dix with the
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touchdown, the first this year, as aaron ripkoski goes in from a yard out. packers win 27-13 to up their record to 5 and 6. they're now 29 and oh when leading after 3 quarters..tops in the
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sunday at noon. after a busy cyber monday --- packages are now on their way to many holiday shoppers homes. but there's no rest at the amazon fulfillment center in kenosha. contact 6's jenna sachs has a behind the scenes look. judging by the flurry of activity at the amazon fulfillment center. a lot of people ... snuck in some online shopping at work
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no slacking off ... just amping up. we will have deals going on all week and all season. this is what happens ... the moment you click buy. floor level robots ... fetch pods with inventory. amazon staff sort your purchase ... and send it off to packaging ... who send it to labeling ... and then to your doorstep. weve got trucks coming in here every hour or so. you can tell from this one conveyer belt the sheer volume of orders theyre getting today. last holiday season, amazon says it got 629 orders per second and this year they expect the number will be weve got probably over a thousand people working today. the most popular items this year? tech gadgets like the echo ... amazons voice controlled speaker ... and the smaller echo dot ... both on sale. this is only 39.99 right now. also ... the original kindle .. and interactive kids toys. even during this time of high demand ... amazon still has free two
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costs 99 dollars a year . you can also sign up for a free one month trial of prime. in milwaukee in particular we have have one hour delivery available to prime members through prime now. keeping the people who work in this one million square foot facility ... buzzing like bees in a hive through christmas. i'm jenna sachs. contact 6. still to come on wake up --- how you can win tickets to the super bowl for the rest of your life. you can sound off on a new action plan to improve our city's downtown and beyond. and carl is live at the skylight music theatre.
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nicole: coming up on real milwaukee -- it's gross...
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researchers say it could be the key to a long and happy marriage. === nicole: plus - cardboard cuckoo clocks, monsters and more. === angelica: we're taking a look at some products make locally that could be the stocking stuffers you've been searching for. === nicole: real milwaukee is next! a colorful production of "la cage aux folles" "la cahge o fol" is at the skylight music theatre for most of december. carl is checking out the show this morning, and getting to try out just about everything.
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stephanie barichello we dry out today after record breaking rainfall in milwaukee yesterday. expect a mix of clouds and sun with breezy conditions and highs in the mid 50s. more clouds move in tonight keeping us warm in the low to flurries possible wednesday and thursday with mostly cloudy skies and temperatures in the low to mid 40s. cooler by saturday with highs struggling to reach
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warm. high: 56 wind: sw 10-20 mph tonight: partly cloudy. low: 38 wind: sw 2-4 mph wednesday: mostly cloudy with areas of drizzle/flurries. 5-10 mph thursday: mostly cloudy with areas of drizzle/flurries. am low: 36 high: 43 wind: wnw 5-15 mph friday: mostly cloudy. am low: 30 high: 40 wind: nw 5-10 mph saturday:
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high: 39 wind: w 5-10 mph sunday: mostly cloudy. am low: 29 high: 41 wind: sw 5-10 mphforecast from fox6 meteorologist stephanie barichello we dry out today after record breaking rainfall in milwaukee yesterday. expect a mix of clouds and sun with breezy conditions and highs in the mid 50s. more clouds move in tonight keeping us warm in the low to upper 30s. areas of drizzle and flurries possible wednesday and thursday with mostly cloudy skies and temperatures in the low to mid 40s. cooler by saturday with highs struggling to reach 40. today: partly sunny, breezy and warm. high: 56 wind: sw 10-20 mph tonight: partly cloudy. low: 38 wind: sw 2-4 mph wednesday: mostly cloudy with areas of drizzle/flurries. high: 46 wind: wsw 5-10 mph thursday: mostly cloudy with areas of drizzle/flurries. am low: 6 mph friday: mostly cloudy. am low: 30 high: 40 wind: nw 5-10 mph saturday: mostly cloudy and cool. am low: 28 high: 39 wind: w 5-10 mph sunday: mostly cloudy. am low: 29 high: 41 wind: sw 5-10 mph building a better milwaukee. it's the goal of one group.
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help. fox 6's ashley sears explains. nats in downtown milwaukee-- the skyline seems ever-changing-- growth is spotted from a new bucks arena-- to the northwestern mutual skyscraper. 26:54 we have a transformation, a renaissance, if you will, taking place in our downtown area. and where it goes from here-- could depend on you. 29:14 we have to capitalize on the tremendous development thats united is creating a downtown action agenda. asking resident to fill out a survey about what matters to them. they want to make sure--there are benefits beyond downtown growth. standup: the group hopes once the projects are finished and the orange barrels have been moved, that success here translates to other parts of the city, 34:51 business has been very good. cristian vega owns the sushi restaurant "screaming tuna." he's says new
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walker's point business. and believes it can only get better. 36:57 the density of this city raising, the future looks very very good for us. he doesn't just want what's best for him--- but an entire city-- hopeful everyone can have a hand in its success. 42:10 we have a lot of personal responsibility to take the future of our city, of our neighborhood in our own hands and make a positive impact. ashley sears fox 6 news if you'd like to take the milwaukee united survey - go to the links section on fox6now.com a japanese ice skating rink in hot water --- how a special winter attraction backfired. and it looks like rudolph and the rest of santas' reindeer have picked up a side job. what they are doing --- coming up on wake up. "i am not going on a mission with some little girl. this is my canoe and you will to the- eek!" and meet the man behind the music of disney's latest hit. after the break --- what broadway star lin-manuel miranda has to say about
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wakeup news. "it's such a shame our friendship had to end
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plans are underway to celebrate music icon prince. the late artist will be honored during a four-day festival at his paisley park home. the event will take place april 20th to the 23rd. general admission tickets cost about 500 dollars...and you aren't allowed to take any pictures or videos. morris day and prince's band-- "the revolution" -- are expected to perform...with more artists to join the lineup. organizers say the festival will include panel on prince's influence on the music industry. prince died on april 21st this year. he was 57 years old. disney's latest movie "moana" number one at the box office after a long holiday weekend... and its soundtrack is likely to be one you'll remember, thanks to tony award winner lin-manuel miranda. fox kerin mccue sits down with the man behind the musical hit "hamilton" to learn about his inspiration for
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"moana" road an impressive wave of success topping the thanksgiving holiday weekend with more than $81 million in it's 5 day opening. the soundtrack is co-written by "hamilton" tony winner lin manuel miranda, who got this gig about 6 months before rehearsing for his hit broadway show. miranda says the songs have an empowering message that fit with the film. miranda says: "the fun of moana is that we're also, in addition we're representing a part of the world that doesn't see themselves on screen very much. so the music and the harmonies could not be more different than the hip hop rnb new yorkness of hamilton." with 2 grammys, an emmy, a pulitzer and 3 tonys for his work on "hamilton" and "in the heights" he's learned alot from his success. miranda says:
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hands you a megaphone. and the megaphone is most effective when you use it sparingly. cuz if you ever walk down the street and there' s a guy screaming into a megaphone you tune him out. so i try to use the megaphone on things i believe in, and then i spend the rest of the time with my head down working, making the next thing." and what better way to end the year then branching off to be in one of the most beloved big screen stories of all time. miranda says: "yeah i'm in rehearsal right now for the sequel to mary poppins, so i'm in london singing and dancing with emily blunt." kerin mccue, fox news. damage control after a controversial ice skating rink attraction puts them on thin ice! the theme park froze five thousand sea creatures in the rink's floor 'space world', has since apologized for the rink...and was forced to close the attraction on sunday after public backlash. the special winter attraction was called "freezing port" --and included
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space world's manager says that the social media reaction has been "brutal."...and says that the park will remove the fish from the skate rink... hold a memorial service for them...and then reuse them as fertilizer. also in japan --- domino's pizza is get in the holiday spirit. domino's it's training reindeer at a driving school to deliver pizza in one of japan's coldest and snowiest to be having a hard time reining in the new delivery drivers. if the plan works-- each reindeer will be fitted with g-p-s devices so customers can check on their progress. and how about winning super bowl tickets for the rest of your life! here's what you do: find one of the 37-thousand golden "bud light" cans being sold right now. then, take a picture with the can and post it on social media
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hashtag- sweeps. six winners will will be chosen per week for a pair of season tickets to the their favorite team. then from that group, the big winner will be picked the week of january sixteenth. by the way, super bowl 51 is set for february fifth right here on fox. real milwaukee starts now intro show: welcome to real milwaukee!

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