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nats clapping now at 5- milwaukee county wraps up the election recount. this as a f up the case today in the state. a preview of the day ahead coming up in a live report. and some snow in the forecast this weekend. and we could be getting a few inches. our weather expert stephanie barichello is in this morning - tracking the storm. stephanie joins us now with more on the weather. stephanie's weather a mix of clouds and sunshine today with
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the low to middle 20s. clouds increase overnight with lows in the teens. two storm systems impact se wi this weekend - the first bringing snow by afternoon/evening saturday. the second system will continue the snow throughout the day sunday and potentially into monday morning. 3-4" of snow is possible by sunday morning but storm totals will be higher by monday morning. stay tuned. today: mix of clouds and sunshine. chilly. high: 24 wind: nw 8-12 mph wind: nw 8-12 mph anchor adlibs traffic red on traffic map = major delays yellow on traffic map = some delays green on traffic map = no delays green on traffic map = no delays the recount in wisconsin is nearly complete...so far more than 80
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but a judge could halt the effort in the final days deandra corinthios is live in milwaukee to explain a hearing is scheduled today madison...in federal court ...on a lawsuit filed by a supporter of president elect donald trump and two pro-trump super pac's meanwhile --here in milwaukee county...all the votes have been counted. workers cheered as the final ballots went through the machine about around 8 p-m thursday night. statewide-- more than 80 percent of the votes have been recounted. between recount and election night results have been minor. tabulators spent the day counting all 29- thousand of west allis ballots... the final municipality in milwaukee county to complete its recount. the only hiccup throughout the whole process came wednesday when the city of greenfield discovered about 400 ballots in an office in city hall. the greenfield city clerk says poll workers didn't properly package them. but it has all be resolved. "we worked long hours. somedays it was 12, 14 hour days. but we got the job done. im very happy there
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results of the election are not going to change as a result of this recount and all the recount workers did a fantastic job" green party candidate jill stein requested the recount and is paying for it. next up: the county must submit its results to the wisconsin election commission. reporting live dcf in the meantime-- president elect donald trump says he's coming to wisconsin. according to his campaign website -- he will hold a "thank you" rally at the wisconsin state fair expo center on tuesday in west allis. the event is at 7. tickets are on a first come first serve basis. we've posted the details on our website-- fox6 now dot com. now to some news from overnight. milwaukee police say a man is fighting for his life after being shot multiple times. the 44-year-old was shot near 27th and galena just before 11
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we're told his injuries are serious. police continue to investigate what led up to the shots being fired. no suspects in custody. and in oconomowoc - police investigating after a car crashes into a garage at a home near wisconsin and sawyer road.. you can see the scorched car being towed away. were told flight for light did respond. officials are not releasing any information at this time. but we'll you bring you the latest as we get it-- and update you on our website fox now dot com. as stephanie mentioned...we are expected to get several inches has issued a winter weather advisory for the state ahead of that storm. angelica joins us now with some tips to stay safe on the roads. triple-a recommends that drivers brush up on winter driving techniques ahead of the snowfall. so before heading out this weekend...make sure you have an emergency kit in your car. pack it full of blankets, a flashlight with extra batteries, a first aid kit, a shovel, and some sand. triple-a also recommends checking your anti-freeze. ..as well as replacing old windshield wiper
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driving this weekend and you see flashing lights -- move over if possible and slow down. with snow in the forecast-- now's the time to download the fox6 storm center app. it's free and available on android and apple. "and i'm free... f another summerfest announcement this morning! tom petty and the heartbreakers will not only be headlining one night at the big gig next summer --- but two nights! summerfest tweeted out this tease last night...but on tom petty's 2017 tour page - the band already announced they will be performing at summerfest on july 5th and 6th. summerfest also announcing a major project-- milwaukee world festival and u.s. cellular announced a new ten-year agreement -- including a brand
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20-17, the u.s. cellular connection stage will be torn down, moved slightly and replaced in time for the 2018 festival. the new venue will be able to hold at least 9-thousand people. and they'll add a 25-foot l-e-d screen-- the largest on the festival grounds. the last of the "mercury 7" has died. coming up - the reactions to former astronaut john glenn's death. plus -- at least three people are dead after a large pileup in michigan. the snowy conditions causing plus -- strong winds bring down trees in washington state. how many are injured due to the
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a mix of clouds and sunshine today with high temperatures reaching into the low to middle 20s. clouds increase overnight with lows in the teens. two storm systems impact se wi this weekend - the first bringing snow by afternoon/evening saturday. the second system will continue the snow throughout the day sunday and potentially into monday morning. 3-4" of snow is possible by sunday morning but storm totals will be higher by monday morning. stay tuned. today: mix of clouds and sunshine. chilly. high: 24 wind: nw 8-12 mph
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conditions across the country. pileups in michigan and ohio left several people dead. let's start in michigan...authoritie s say three people died and 11 others were hurt following multiple crashes on the interstate in the fowlerville area. about 40 vehicles were involved. michigan state police are blaming slippery conditions for the thursday morning crash. other serious crashes reported across the state as well. and then in ohio -- crews working overnight to clear cars involved in a large chain reaction crash - at least 19 people were injured. the interstate has been closed since 3 yesterday afternoon. the snow making driving conditions very dangerous. crews also had a difficult time clearing the vehicles last night due to the continued snowfall. meanwhile -- washington state and oregon getting slammed with snow. strong winds also toppling trees. two people were injured after trees
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service in seattle says. t was the first 'measurable' snowfall to stick and accumulate in the lowlands of western washington and seattle in nearly two years. and in bismarck, north dakota....residents still digging out from a blizzard this week. the area saw more than a foot of snow. some residential streets still have not been plowed. north dakota is also dealing with dangerous wind chills. and coming up next -- weather expert stephanie barichello has the details on how much snow we could see this weekend. plus -- will the government shutdown? the funding deadline looming -
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a mix of clouds and sunshine today with high temperatures reaching into the low to middle 20s. clouds increase overnight with lows in the teens. two storm systems impact se wi this weekend - the first bringing snow by afternoon/evening saturday. the second system will continue the snow throughout the day sunday and potentially into monday morning. 3-4" of snow is possible by sunday morning but storm totals will be higher by monday morning. stay tuned. today: mix of clouds and sunshine. chilly. high: 24 wind: nw 8-12 mph tonight: partly cloudy. low: 12 wind: w 5-10 mph red on traffic map = major delays yellow on traffic map = some delays green on traffic map = no delays a stopgap spending bill lies in the hands of the senate...and a
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last night - the house passed the temporary spending bill that will fund federal agencies through april 28th. it includes a framework that will provide more than four-billion dollars in new disaster relief...as well as 170 million to address the lead crisis in flint, michigan. it also would expedite the process for confirming president-elect donald trump's choice for defense secretary, retired general james mattis. senate democrats however are threatening to delay a quick passage of the bill. they want more for retired coal miners. orbit the earth and on thursday, at the age of 95, john glenn died. the former astronaut had been hospitalized "more than a week ago," at ohio state university's cancer hospital. glenn was the last living member of the group, known as the "mercury 7." after retiring from nasa, glenn continued to serve his country as a u.s. senator, representing ohio on capitol hill for 24 years. meanwhile - glenn's legacy is being remembered by astronomy magazine.
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was 95, but still a sad day in the astronomy and space community. glenn is survived by his wife, annie and their two children. meanwhile - reaction pouring in this morning including from president obama. he posted on facebook : "the last of america's first astronauts has left us, but propelled by their example we know that our future here on earth compels us to keep reaching for the heavens." and the president-elect responding -- tweeting: "we losa space in john glenn. he was a hero and inspired generations of future explorers. he will be missed." toss to stephanie a mix of clouds and sunshine today with high temperatures reaching into the low to middle 20s. clouds increase overnight with lows in the teens. two storm systems impact se wi this weekend - the first bringing snow by afternoon/evening saturday.
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sunday and potentially into monday morning. 3-4" of snow is possible by sunday morning but storm totals will be higher by monday morning. stay tuned. today: mix of clouds and sunshine. chilly. high: 24 wind: nw 8-12 mph tonight: partly cloudy. low: 12 wind: w 5-10 mph saturday: snow moving in by afternoon/evening. high: 22 wind: w 5-10 mph sunday: cloudy with snow showers likely. am low: 20 high: 30 mostly cloudy with lingering morning snow. am low: 25 high: 28 wind: nw 5-15 mph tuesday: mostly cloudy and cold with the chance for light snow. am low: 16 high: 18 wind: nw 5-15 mph wednesday:partly sunny and very cold. am low: 3 high: 10 wind: nw 5-15 mph a mix of clouds and sunshine today with high temperatures reaching into the low to middle 20s. clouds increase overnight with lows in the teens. two storm systems impact se wi this weekend - the first
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snow throughout the day sunday and potentially into monday morning. 3-4" of snow is possible by sunday morning but storm totals will be higher by monday morning. stay tuned. today: mix of clouds and sunshine. chilly. high: 24 wind: nw 8-12 mph tonight: partly cloudy. low: 12 wind: w 5-10 mph saturday: snow moving in by afternoon/evening. high: 22 wind: w 5-10 mph sunday: cloudy with snow showers likely. am low: 20 high: 30 wind: s 5-10 mph monday: mostly cloudy with lingering morning snow. am low: 25 high: 28 wind: nw 5-15 mph tuesday: mostly cloudy and cold with the wednesday:partly sunny and very
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ahead on wakeup - downtown's skyline continues to change. details on bmo harris's building that will be popping up in the next few years. and after the break - a dinosaur tail found preserved in amber. why scientists think dinosaurs had more feathers than scales -
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temperatures will only warm
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more. nintendo is getting ready to launch "super mario run" on mobile devices next week! the video game icon is making the jump from nintendo consoles for the first time ever. the company is charging 9-99 for full access on apple device today are free. they are projected to generate 36- point-9 billion dollars in revenue world-wide this year. apple users in 151 countries can download the game december 15th and play its first three worlds free. a version is planned for android devices at a later date. a once in a lifetime find. scientists believe this a 99-million-
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in amber. a chinese paleontologist found it at an amber market in northern myanmar. this is the first time part of a mummified dinosaur skeleton has been discovered. the amber, which weighs six-point-five grams, contains bone fragments and feathers,--adding to mounting fossil evidence that many dinosaurs sported feather rather than scales. paleontologists say the creature would have had a whip-like tail like a mouse but covered with contour feathers similar to those that give shape and color to birds. can the packers defense hold up against seattle. a preview of the matchup - just ahead. and a warning about a corporate identity theft scam. how thieves are using employee information to defraud other
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now at 5:30. looks calm outside now but several inc weather expert stephanie barichello is tracking the storm for you. a mix of clouds and sunshine today with high temperatures reaching into the low to middle 20s. clouds increase overnight with lows in the teens. two storm systems impact se wi this weekend - the

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