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-- captions by vitac -- captions paid for by cbs television distribution this is the scene across the badger state. millions of presidential votes are being recounted by county clerks, and election officials. and they do it. that's our big story today at four: counting votes. the recount-- paid for and requested by green party presidential candidate jill stein -- has begun here in wisconsin. but in michigan, president-elect donald trump has filed an objection to stop the recount effort there stating stein came in fourth and therefore is not entitled to a recount. we have team coverage of everything going on here in the badger state. our angelica sanchez is
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counting ballots today. and we begin with political reporter theo keith who is in milwaukee. theo, there were some delays with the recount this morning? the recount got off to a very slow start here. in fact the first ballots from the city of milwaukee werent counted for more than three hours. for the suburbs, it took even longer. stein supporter objected to the election commissioners decision to only publicly test two of the voting machines being used in the recount. commissioners came back and decided to test them all. one of them was broken and had to be fixed. but the objector, mark kowalski of greenfield, says it was
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theres nothing like a 100 percent quality check. if youre in a factory and theres a problem, sometimes you have to check everything :13 it was 2:30 - 5 and a half hours - before the first suburban milwaukee county votes hit the machines. also -- commissioners have rejected about a half-dozen ballots that had been accepted on election day. the county clerk expects he will be able to meet the december 12th deadline. he says workers may be here past the expected 5 p-m stopping time -- for today, at the very least.
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now some counties like ozaukee and washington have opted to hand-count the ballots. one clerk we spoke with argued it is actually faster than feeding them through a machine. our angelica sanchez is live in
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that's right stephanie-- the washington county clerk tells me the board of canvassers approved the hand-recount and have split the count in two separate rooms so they could go through counting a municipality at a faster rate. she says in the past they only used one machine for recounting which she believes would have significantly slowed this process down. she says she could have requested more machine memory cards would have taken away time that's not on their side. if we were using one machine which we have done in the past, it would have taken over 130 hours to feed them all through and as you can see i have two rooms of tabulators we can go through a whole municipality a whole reporting unit with all the tabulators much quicker than going through the machine.' the process continues inside these doors of the courthouse
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five hear what election observers are saying about the hand recount in ozaukee county. reporting live outside the washington county courthouse. i'm angelica sanchez fox6 news steph thanks angelica. how the recount is being handled-- varies by county. milwaukee, waukesha, racine, and sheboygan are all machine counting votes. fond dua jefferson, and kenosha counties are counting by hand. and in walworth county, they're using machines and hand counting votes. the election recount must be complete in less than two weeks. visit fox6 now dot com or the fox6 news app -- and click the "politics" tab to get regular updates. we'll also have links to the daily vote totals in "links." milwaukee police identify the seven year old boy who died after an
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tuesday. this is a picture of trevion winningham from several years ago. police have four people in custody in connection with the boy's death. a source tells fox6, the young boy was hit with a closed fist and a shoe and was also malnourished. a 44 year old woman arrested in connection with the crime was sentenced for child neglect for another child death in 2003. tonight we caught up with trevion winningham's mother by phone. i don't really know what happened didn't have to happen. i don't know the full details right now. nobody's telling me anything. i don't know right now. the mother tells fox6 she believes her other son, also allegedly beaten, is improving and still hospitalized. one of the men convicted in connection with the death of laylah petersen-- receives a hefty sentence. carl barrett was convicted of one count of first degree, reckless
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endangering safety investigators say in november 2014-- barrett and another man fired multiple shots into this house-- where one bullet struck and killed petersen. she was charismatic as they come, and, because of your actions, she will never have that opportunity to live her life to the fullest. the judge sentenced barrett to total of 100 years-- 65 years of initial confinement and 35 years of extended supervision. likely won't be eligible for release until age 86. an error in the milwaukee county pension system means the county will be paying out 17-million dollars to correct underpayments. last month, the county paid 11- million dollars to those owed money. those employees retired from the county between 2001 and 2008. future payouts are expected to cost another $6 million. county board chairman theo lipscomb says he's asked the county comptroller analyze the pension
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will be any additional costs. december first brings along lows tonight that will drop to near freezing. weather expert tom wachs is out on the weather deck with a look at the forecast. . mostly cloudy tonight with lows around freezing. sunshine breaks through tomorrow into saturday but it'll be cooler with highs in the upper 30s. in by sunday bringing the chance for rain and snow showers. there is the chance for rain again on tuesday which will likely transition to snow by nighttime. tonight: mostly cloudy. low: 32 wind: wnw 5-10 mph friday: partly sunny. high: 38 wind: nw 5-10
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26 high: 37 the fox6 storm center app is free for apple and android devices... download it today -- and you'll have instant access to the interactive radar and fox6 weather forecast. stories of hope...strength and joy...are flooding the air waves on 95 point -7 big f-m the make a wish radio-a-thon happening today and tomorrow. "youre going to meet kids that are stronger than you ever thought possible"
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big f-m and make a wish wisconsin...raising money to grant wishes for hundreds of wisconsin children suffering from life threatening illnesses. tune in to 95-point-7 big f-m between 7 am and 7 pm...and you'll hear inspirational stories from wish recipients like rebekah stege steggy her wish to visit zion national park was granted and her mom says it gave the whole family hope. "this has given her hope but yeah things get tough in life but we have to be patient a keep at it" make a wish wisconsin hopes to raise 200 thousand dollars through the radio-a-thon. you'll find information on how to donate by phone or online at fox6 now dot com.
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coming up on fox 6 news at 4... how a musical hopes to spark change in one of milwaukee's struggling neighborhoods. plus -- the space battle scenes in star wars movies are iconic. but imagine creating your own. we have details on a new toy, out just in time for the holidays. "i'm tom hooper, i'm katrina cravy, i'm jenna sachs. contact 6. 44 years, millions of dollars returned, hundreds of thousands of people helped. what does that add up to? contact 6. the jenna sachs. she's here to help you and your family because you
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call now and see if the benefits of an aarp medicarecomplete plan are right for you. ?? your own battles in a galaxy far, far away... now you can. and just in time for christmas. toy maker "propel" unveils new "star wars" battle drones. the remote controlled mini- fighters allow users to engage in laser battles. the drones go on sale tomorrow and cost two-hundred-40 dollars apiece. vegans in the united kingdom are concerned with the new five
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that new bill is made with a substance rendered from animal fat. apparently the new plastic note is stronger, cleaner, and safer, but it's also not suitable for those who avoid animal products altogether. the substance on the five pound bill is also used in soaps and candles. now vegans are calling for the note to be replaced. an online petition to change the bill says the use of the note is "unacceptable to millions of vegans, vegetarians, hindus, sikhs, and others in the uk." grim news from milwaukee's central city. the 53206 zip code has seen a high rate of murders, violent crime, drugs. so what would there be to sing about? fox6's myra sanchick tells you how a hollywood feature film shot in the city's poorest neighborhood . the reality of milwaukee violence this past year. nat the toll of a high murder
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nat lights flashing lights camera action. nat and reaction nat camera set. action the harsh reality of the streets surrounding them makes a backdrop for a group of filmmakers head to milwaukee's poorest neighborhood to produce a movie. a musical no less. i'm from l.a. i produce and direct out there. and we wanted to use as much local milwaukee talent as usual with casts as well. what's going on is that we're filming a full feature movie called 53206 milwaukee and it highlights the crime and tragedy. it known as mz kim, is producing this hollywood movie. it's not her first. lived in poverty. grew up in foster care , had that single mother . mom was young when she had me, a teenaged parent. 11 siblings . so i grew up on the streets that we're filming .. several months ago, a casting call went out through facebook. it was spearheaded by milwaukee activist tory lowe. the talent is amazing. from milwaukee. born and raised in milwaukee https: there were call backs. and milwaukee talent discovered. imani brown got the lead role of robbie. singing
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girl named robbie, her and her friends have dreams and aspirations of making it out of 53206 and becoming something great. okay pause . no cut in. pause blood i'm robbie. i'm my character all the way. compeltely around her all she sees are drugs violence, her friends being murdered. classmates dropping out of school left and right. robbie has lots of experience . lots of deaths in regards to gun violence and i have as well. i just lost my friend last december . yesterday made ten months she's been gone http: showing that someone with the right motivation can make change in the community and can inspire that's what we're all hoping to do singing ...pave the way for my
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news the movie is currently being edited and post produced in los angeles. it could debut as early as this spring.
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coming up on fox 6 news at four... why academy award winner kathy bates says the extras actually got the better deal in some scenes from "bad santa 2". here's a live look outside. ad lib what you see weather expert tom wachs is up next with a look at the
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around freezing. sunshine breaks through tomorrow into saturday but it'll be cooler with highs in the upper 30s. another storm system will
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by sunday bringing the chance for rain and snow showers. there is the chance for rain again on tuesday which will likely transition to snow by nighttime. tonight: mostly cloudy. low: 32 wind: wnw 5-10 mph friday: partly sunny. high: 38 wind: nw 5-10 mph saturday: partly sunny. am low: 26 high: 37 wind: w 5-10 mph "are you sure you won't die up there. i've done smaller spaces trust "are you sure you won't die up
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son. i got a cigar box that'll make a nice casket. who you calling son?" kathy bates is along for the ride and causing trouble in "bad santa 2." gino sat down with her to talk about joining the cast. ad lib to bite "when you're reading the script what are your thoughts? i didnt read the script first i just thought im doing it. and then when i read it i thought oh this is great this is really funny. i mean i was a big fan of the first one of course. and i just
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practically went to the north pole. ad lib to bite and you shot this in montreal. do you like being on location? does it help you as an actress or it doesn't matter where you are? it absolutely does. i happen to love montreal and i'm a real polar bear. i love the cold i love the snow and boy did we have a lot of it. to shoot things outside when we had night shoots it was so cold it was like forty below. they said well if it gets more than forty below we'll have to pull the plug. and i was like holy @#$% really? and billy bob and i were sitting in a tent like this. and i found out later all the like 300 extras were across the ice in a huge room warm with lots of food. and we were literally like this with one
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doing a bit of good. he had a big thing over his mouth like you doing okay? yeah i think so." ad lib out of bite a postal worker -- robbed on the job. why police ended up thanking him for his help. plus -- the mitchell park domes has its grand reopening... but the work is far from over. how you can help fix the domes
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ia sandwich as full of intrigue as it is flavor. some say it was invented by deli owner arnold reuben. others, by reuben kulakofsky during a poker game. and some insist it was hollywood starlet marjorie rambeau in a fit of crazed hunger. seriously. the reuben's past may be debatable, but its great taste is not. stacked with lean corned beef, bavarian-style sauerkraut, swiss cheese, and thousand island dressing on new freshly-baked rye bread. we don't know where it came from, but we know where you can
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it's been months since we first learned about structural problems at the mitchell park domes. they were closed for a
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but as julie collins reports the work to preserve the domes is far from over. underneath the beautiful music of the latino arts string can hear the oooos and ahhhhs from dome admirers. 'the display is absolutely beautiful; each tree is pretty than the next.' wanda riesch enjoys the mitchell park domes - 'one of our favorite things was always coming when they had the railroad that was spectacular.' that train show was one of the last shows in 2016 before the domes were closed due to the unsafe conditions when concrete fell from the dome structures. in april, stainless steel mesh was put into place to form a lining inside the entire domes...protecting it from further damage. the domes are now structurally safe -- and to celebrate a grand reopening ceremony for all 3 domes. 'were happy that the domes are now all going to be open and were
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the milwaukee county board chairmen agrees it's a happy day but says theres more work to be done... for example, the wire mesh is only a short-term fix. 'the money that the county board allocated that brought upon the repairs that were unveiled today is a temporary fix, this does not get us the next 20 or 50 years so theres more to be done to make sure this is not, that were not just commemorating a historic building but that it in fact has a bright future.' - the domes meet earlier this week to find a viable solution for the future of the domes but theyre asking the public for your help. they have a survey online and we have a link to it on our website, thats fox 6 now dot com. reporting outside the mitchell park domes, julie collins. fox 6 news.' today, visitors were invited into all 3 domes for free thanks to northwestern mutual. to see a timeline of the domes saga - go to fox 6 now dot com and search "mitchel park domes"
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milwaukee's department of public works says most residential streets will require alternate side night parking from december 1st through march 1st. but -- there are exceptions to the rule... d-p-w offers an email and text message alert system for when you can't park on either side of the street. if you need to review the parking rules once more, visit fox6 now dot com or the fox6 news app -- and search "parking regulations." governor scott walker is asking the state legislature to pass a bill to expand areas. the 35-million dollar legislation would not only expand broadband, but provide more money for teach grants. the teach program provides money to schools, libraries, and other educational institutions to upgrade technology and train teachers. the funding comes from a surplus in a fund established in 1993 to address telecommunications needs. according to the u-w madison chancellor, the school does not
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sanctuary for students who entered the country illegally. the associated students of madison passed a resolution yesterday calling on the chancellor and u-w system to declare madison and all system school sanctuaries for those students. the resolution explains that the declaration would mean the campuses wouldn't work with federal immigration authorities on deportation issues. according to a spokesman for the chancellor, the school has to run within the constraints of federal and state law. from the news room with some stories they're working on for fox six news at five. a billboard bashing the recount for president. it was placed by the wisconsin g-o-p. at five, see what it says and what members from all three parties are saying about the recount controversy. also at five, oil prices on the rise. coming up, the new deal that caused the surge and president elect trump's plan to hammer the prices back down. we'll have all that and more for you in about 20 minutes on fox six news at five.
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a mail carrier delivers a special package-- to police! after being robbed of two packages, the mailman didn't let the suspect get away. he chased him down and hand- delivered him to authorities. our brittany shannon explains: that robber now faces federal charges. it's a story you'll only see on fox 6. a mailman on a mission... "01:50 there were two of them. they were just brown boxes but pretty good sized 01:55" to deliver matter what. "00:09 i was really of the mail...he went after them. "59:42 from the yelling i was able to put together that he had stolen a package and the mailman was trying to recover it 49" a federal criminal complaint states 19-year-old darryl walters was one of two robbers who approached mailman, scott peller, here on the east side. the boxes were addressed to a man on arlington place. two men approached from the street, claiming to the
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then grabbing the packages and taking off. peller went after them yelling "stop! this is a federal offense; i won't let you steal the mail!" at one point the complaint states "walters dropped the package he was carrying and attacked peller from behind" there was a struggle, but the document says a nearby "citizen sat on walters, pinning him to the ground until the milwaukee police arrived" it all happened just outside kelsey lamb's window... "01:43 he was arrested right here like handcuffed and everything 46" thanks to a determined mail carrier...and neighbor... "00:36 all of little safer 39" sources tell us there were drugs inside those packages. walters is charged with theft of united states mail-- and assaulting a government employee. milwaukee police continue to seek the second suspect. habitat for humanity of waukesha county -- showing off 21 of their newest houses. these gingerbread houses are part of their second annual holiday donation competition. the goal is to raise money and awareness for
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best house by donating money to their choice. the house that raises the most money by saturday will be crowned "fan favorite". then, each creation will be auctioned off "habitat builds homes for families in need, and we sell those houses to them. but in order to do that we need funds to buy the materials, we have donated materials and we have volunteer labor. all to keep the costs down so these families can afford a home. so this fundraiser is a way for us to help subsidize the cost of building homes." habitat for humanity of waukesha county hopes to raise ten-thoun ad lib about gingerbread houses coming up on fox 6 news at four... free hugs... not so free after all. how one guy picked the wrong stranger to surprise. plus -- thinking of putting sports gear under your christmas tree? there's one business you'll want to pass on.. what we found out,
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now. ad lib what you see weather expert tom wachs is in next with a your forecast. fox 6 wants to make sure people have warm coats to wear this winter. join us for a special "coats for kids" collection next week. our tom wachs will be at the steinhafels in waukesha on december 7 -- collecting coats of all sizes -- new or gently used. the first 200 people to donate at least four coats will get a pair of ticket vouchers t years eve at the bmo harris bradley center find more details on our website "i'm tom hooper, i'm katrina cravy, i'm jenna sachs. contact 6. 44 years, millions of dollars returned, hundreds of thousands of people helped. what does that add up to? contact 6. the milwaukee institution led by jenna sachs. she's here to help you and your family because you
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at perdue, we take some unexpected extra steps... raise healthy chickens with no antibiotics ever. like putting oregano in their water. it has natural antioxidants and we don't have to use antibiotics in their diet.
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at perdue, we take some unexpected extra steps... to raise healthy chickens with no antibiotics ever. for example, thyme. it's part of our 100% veggie diet ...and helps support their immune system. perdue. over 200 products. no antibiotics ever. it's the holiday season ...and if you're looking to buy a gift for a sports fan'll want to pay attention to this story. contact 6's jenna sachs investigates one business ... that keeps dropping the ball. every year ... americans spend tens of billions of dollars ... on merchandise for their favorite sports team. but that love of team ... is also creating opportunity ...
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questionable businesses. i was impressed, i didn't see any red flags. it seemed like they were, they were legit. in september ...a facebook ad led steven jackson of west bend... to a website for fan authentics ... where he bought his wife a pair of packers leggings for 29.95. they were black leggings with green bay written down the side. the money was deducted from steven's account ... but weeks later ... the leggings hadn't arrived i called the number that they had and 'leave a message; and they'll you as soon as possible,' well, i tried once, twice, three, maybe four times and i never got an answer. no one answered when contact six called either. and no one responded to our email ... or message sent to the fan authentics' facebook page. that facebook page is filled with complaints. some call fan authentics ... a "scam." we wanted to see for ourselves... so in october ... we placed our own order. i think we're gonna buy some leggings. the website advertises
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days. go to secure check out now. i paid 34.95 ... then waited. the money was taken from my account. but more than a month later ... i'm still waiting. when i check the status of my order ... it says "unfulfilled." contact 6 has spoken with a half dozen disgruntled former customers ... including one woman ... who took this picture of her package ... when it arrived two months after she placed her a u-p-s store in michigan. we just want the money we dont even want the leggings anymore. despite exhaustive online searching ...the operator of fan authentics remains elusive. there's no address on the website ... and the address listed by the better business bureau ... is an apartment complex in michigan. the bbb of michigan has more than 100 complaints against fan authentics ... and can't seem to track down its
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look for contact information until something goes wrong gary anders of the green and gold zone ... says shoppers should stick to online businesses they know ... that are either local ... or a major chain, and be cautious of businesses that advertise on facebook. these internet providers that take these ads apparently dont even attempt to vet the people placing these ads at all. more than two months after placing their order ... playing with dog the jacksons are now wondering if they'll get their package ... before the end of the season. disappointed and angry. when it c merchandise online. be cautious of prices that are too good to be true. ... buy from companies you know ... or do your research. fan authentics has a lot of negative reviews out there if you look for them. my feeling is people who order from fan authentics now ... won't get their packages by the holidays ... if at all. i'm jenna sachs contact 6. do you have a consumer issue or investigation idea? give jenna a call!! the number is on you screen or you can file a complaint on the contact 6
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tom wachs is out on the weather deck. mostly cloudy tonight with lows around freezing. sunshine breaks through tomorrow into saturday but it'll be cooler with highs in the upper 30s. another storm system will move in by sunday bringing the chance there is the chance for rain again on tuesday which will likely transition to snow by nighttime. tonight: mostly cloudy. low: 32 wind: wnw 5-10 mph
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wind: nw 5-10 mph saturday: partly sunny. am low: 26 high: 37 wind: w 5-10 mph sunday: cloudy with rain and snow showers. am low: 27 high: 39 wind: sw 5-10 mph monday: partly sunny. am low: 29 high: 42 wind: se 5-10 mph tuesday: cloudy with rain showers. am low: 33 mph mostly cloudy tonight with lows around freezing. sunshine breaks through tomorrow into saturday but it'll be cooler with highs in the upper 30s. another storm system will move in by sunday bringing the chance for rain and snow showers. there is the chance for rain again on tuesday which will likely transition to snow by nighttime. tonight: mostly cloudy. low: 32 wind: wnw 5-10 mph friday: partly sunny. high: 38
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am low: 26 high: 37 wind: w 5-10 mph sunday: cloudy with rain and snow showers. am low: 27 high: 39 wind: sw 5-10 mph monday: partly sunny. am low: 29 high: 42 wind: se 5-10 mph tuesday: cloudy with rain showers. am low: 33 high: 43 wind: se 8-12
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based on new research, experts say low doses of aspirin each day can help to prevent heart disease and even cancer. university of southern california researchers used national data to assess the benefits of aspirin use on people ages 50 through 70. they found taking low-dose aspirin every day would prevent eleven cases of heart disease and four cases of cancer... in every one-thousand people. they say it would lead to huge also notes aspirin therapy is not a cure-all. steph and a warning about a favorite guilty snack for a lot of people: raw cookie dough. the f-d-a with a warning before you get into baking those holiday cookies. we know raw eggs in dough can make us sick.... now -- the f-d-a says the unbaked flour found in cookie dough also poses a risk.. because it can sometimes be contaminated with harmful strains of e-coli bacteria which can also cause a number of internal issues. experts even suggest trying a
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they have recipes online for, that take dates or cashews, coconut, put it all in your food processor and then you can roll it in things like cinnamon or cocoa powder and you get that same, nice, cookie dough texture," so as hard as it is to resist, experts say to keep the dough on the pan. especially if you have little ones helping bae to food-borne illness. steph a big change seen in the american population is a good one... cholesterol levels are falling. c-d-c researchers noted between 19-99 and 2010.. cholesterol levels edged downward among people twenty and older. so they wanted to find out if that trend continued through 20-14. and after looking at data from 40- thousand people... their answer, was yes. on average, total cholesterol levels fell from 204 milligrams in the
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experts think overall healthier diets were a big factor in that decline an explosion in texas this morning the blast happening at an underground electrical utility company in a houston suburb. luckily, no one was inside the building and no one was hurt. it is unclear what caused the explosion, but authorities say it does not look suspicious. a trial for a promising h-i-v fighting vaccine launches in south africa. the h-v-t-n 7-0-2 trial builds there -- a vaccine was found to be more than thirty percent effective. researchers are building on what they learned there.. eventually, they hope to enroll more than five thousand sexually active people from across south africa.. this is considered the largest most advanced clinical trial for an h-i-v vaccine in the world. "very important though that 30 percent in thailand was an enormous milestone, it was first time the world got an inclination that a vaccine can protect against hiv and that kind of
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we could build on that, we now have evidence that a vaccine can work." more than one thousand people a day are infected with h-i-v in south africa.. scientists say even a moderately effective vaccine would help a great deal. the results of this study are expected to come in 20-20. chocolate with less sugar but the same taste? nestle claims they've found a way. the chocolate maker says it can reduce the chocolate's sugar content by as much as 40-percent. the company is applying for a patent hoping to start rolling out new products in 20-18. it says it only uses "natural ingredients" and the final product is still sugar, not an artificial sweetener. a free hug... nearly came at a pretty steep price. for about a year... this guy has been giving hugs out to random strangers in montreal for free. but... when
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a police officer... the officer asked for his permit. he didn't have one... so he wound up with a 101 - dollar ticket. the problem: the hugs were happening inside a train station there. so... the guy took his business outside.... and the fine has since been dropped. a zoo in germany releasing maybe the cutest video of the week... a zoo in munich welcoming its latest addition. around with mom. the healthy cub is the 10-year-old mother's third baby in a year! the mother and cub will stay secluded for the winter. visitors will be able to see the little guy sometime next year. it's a story that starts with an army sergeant's lost dog... and even after a lucky break, this family's story doesn't stop there. coming up -- how an animal
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fox 6's kim murphy has the story. "nat: reunion - sgt -- hi baby. come here ginger, hi buddy." army sergeant elise dahlberg had spent several weeks searching for her lost queensland healer, ginger. but on saturday, ginger arrived at the front street animal shelter in bad shape. "gina knepp, manager - front street shelter -- the dog is still super sick. the woman paid her bill, which we love when people do. but she said, if my kids have to give up christmas to save ginger, that's just nat: dog crying in elise's arms a happy reunion..but reality set in fast. ginger is believed to have parvo, which can be fatal. her medical bill from the vet was almost a thousand dollars..and there will be more costs soon. so front street is asking for donations to help this dedicated army sergeant in need of some assistance. "sot: gina -- if we can help someone's life be better, as well as their animals..that's a double-a plus."
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holiday's..where she belongs... "sot: gina -- a person in uniform, protecting our country, sick dog, christmas, the child...: and hopefully, a happy holidays for all... kim murphy fox 6 news. now at five.... the presidential election recount begins. "theres nothing like a 100 percent quality check." but not all counties are taking the same approach.... some are using voting machines -- while others are counting ballots by hand. "it would have taken over 130 hours to feed them all through" and that is our big story this evening... day one of the
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but have the results changed much? we have team coverage with angelica sanchez following the hand recount in washington county... but we'll start with political reporter theo keith live in milwaukee county where they're counting, at the election warehouse in bayview. elections officials tell me that a total of eight absentee ballots have been rejected. that means the most the margin could have changed so far is eight. far from the 22,177 that donald trump won by. election workers are trying to make up ground after a delay this morning. 10:11:34 id like to call this
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a.m... the recount started slowly. ...sorry. 9:10 a.m. i stand corrected :42 when elections commissioners decided to publicly test only two of the 30 voting machines being used in the recount... nats - feeding ballots thru machine a supporter of green party candidate jill stein objected. only testing one machine versus all the machines :31 milwaukee county commissioners then decided to test all 30. one of them was broken, and had to be fixed. the objector, mark kowalski of greenfield, said the delay was worth it. if were trying to save time, why? we have the time, we made the time. were paying 3 million, 4 million. i think we can test 30 machines :08 the first city of milwaukee ballots finally got fed through the machines just after noon. nats -- feeding ballots suburban ballots, two hours later. were going to get the job done. its going to take us a little longer


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