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allis on his "thank you" tour... but today -- mr. trump was in louisiana -- where an important senate seat is up in the air. joel waldman has the latest from washington. the president-elect tending to party politics at this "get out the vote" rally in baton rouge, where gop state treasurer, john kennedy, is facing off against democrat foster campbell in a senate run off election this saturday. a kennedy win would mean republicans would head into the new year with ana majority ... trump says: "if you don't go to the polls, he's not gonna win. and if he doesn't win, i've got myself a problem in washington." the president-elect is planning another stop in michigan later today, all part of his ongoing "thank you" tour ... but, earlier, inside trump tower, the president-elect huddled with house speaker paul ryan.. the powerful republican leader made it clear things were going smoothly, after a rocky beginning to their relationship. ryan says: "we had a great
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work and hitting the ground running in 2017 to put this country back on track." as for new hires, fox news has learned that donald trump has selected goldman sachs veteran gary cohn to head up the national economic council .... but, a big job vacancy remains open ...with many wondering who will be tapped for secretary of state. conway says: "we're obviously way ahead of schedule with you compare us to past administrations, including president obama when he was president-elect." waldman on-cam tag says: "mr. trump has more meetings planned monday, including with go looks he poked fun of during the primaries...and, the other -- west virginia's democratic senator joe manchin. and, don't forget, this 'fox news sunday' chris wallace sits down exclusively with president-elect donald trump in his first sunday show interview since winning the election. in washington, joel waldman, fox news." it's time for your news and weather together. a federal judge halts a lawsuit aimed at stopping wisconsin's recount. two conservative groups filed
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judge reasoned that the counting is almost over and has little chance of affecting the election's outcome. the lawyer representing both groups would not say if they planned to appeal the decision. search and rescue efforts are underway at lake como after a man falls through the ice. officials say they received reports that a man walking on the ice, had fallen through about 1-15 this afternoon. multiple departments have responded with airboats and dive teams. the walworth county sheriff's office says they'll c possible. as the first major snowfall of the season looms overhead-- milwaukee officials say they're prepared. with winter storm warnings forecast for tomorrow night-- officials say they'll have more than one-hundred drivers and just as many salt trucks pre-salting major and residential roads ahead of time. sanitation trucks are also being fitted with snowplows and more than 300
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all of se wi from saturday night through sunday night increasing clouds tonight. it will be very cold with temperatures falling into the teens by sunrise. mostly cloudy and quiet during the day saturday with highs in the low 20s. snow moves in from the west on saturday evening. the day sunday and taper off sunday night. 6-9" of total accumulation is forecast, lower amounts toward fon du lac county. tonight: increasing clouds. cold. low: 13 wind: nw 5-10 mph saturday: snow moving in from the west during the evening. high: 22 wind: w 5-10 mph sunday: snow likely. tapering off sunday night. 6-9" total accumulation. am low: 22 high: 30 wind: se 10-20 mph more than 500 books are now in the hands of milwaukee first graders. its part of one local employers effort to improve childhood literacy
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story. when kiffle the kangaroo visits your classroom...friday is off to a good start but the excitement continues with story time... "no way said the farmer brown" and the first graders at saint anthony elementary school welcome special guests: ""do you like to read?" volunteers from kpmg -the audit tax and advisory services firm read to the students. then hand out bags of books! green eggs and ham...and where the wild things are: "i love wild things like wild lions or monsters or wild cats" jimena garcia cant wait to add to her library "i have like 50 books!" saint anthonys has 123 first graders. and kpmg gives each student five brand new books... "just putting books in childrens hands is the best way
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students meet their goal... "we suggest to our families that everyone reads 15 to 20 minutes every night to keep practicing and to develop that love for reading" "i make sure i dont watch tv at night and just get a book and read" the student body is 99 percent hispanic... "we want them to be bilingual and at the same time we want them to be secure in english" reading at school and at home is even more important to eliminate the language barrier. in milwaukee deandra corinthios fox6 news the company's "family for literacy program". if you would like to learn more about it -- we have a link at fox six now dot com. he says he's from a whole pack of badgers. now the former wisconsin star is returning to the state on sunday and hoping for a wisconsin winterland to greet him. hear from russell wilson when brandon
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a burgeoning rivalry renews itself at lambeau field sunday when the seahawks come to town. while they've beaten the packers in huge games over the years, they haven't won at lambeau since 1999. and this weekend will be a very lambeau like atmosphere with hawks quarterback russell wilson. "we want a tough environment. we look forward to those type of situations. i'm hoping it's coming down. i'm hoping it's snowing. i'm hoping it's kind of a downpour of snow. that would be great." you can see the packers and seahawks here on fox 6 beginning at 3:25. following the game we'll have all of your post game coverage with reaction from the lockerroom and a live interview with mike daniels. then we wrap up the day
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with such a young team, learning from mistakes and implementing those lessons on the court are tantamount to the bucks getting back to the post season. if this week is an example, they're taking the necessary steps as they responded to their loss monday with a very good win wednesday. and it's helpful when giannis antetokounmpo adds a triple double into the mix. he'll look for more of the same tonight against atlanta. "i got to figure it out, you know, different ways to help my teammates, you know, rebounding the ball, play defense, you know. try to be early in the rotation. try to rotate early. just try to find now just focusing on scoring. some nights it's just not going to be there." tomorrow will be the annual meeting between to two big division one basketball programs in the state. 17th ranked wisconsin will travel to milwaukee to face marquette on their home floor. and the badgers are riding a 4 game win streak primarily due to their defense. "i think we're getting better. i think you can see the improvement in the numbers a
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we're playing. marquette has a lot of guys that can space the floor and shoot the three so it's going to be interesting to see if we can kind of keep guys in front of us and also close the guys who can shoot/" in just 67 days, pitchers and catchers will report to brewers spring training in maryvale. but before they get to that point, some roster changes are expected to take place, including a possible trade of ryan braun. something else will also go with them into camp. " like for everybody, i for players, for everybody, you know what to expect a little more. but it's not dramatically different actually. it's similar. we're going through possibilities and a lot
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financial corporation and a former executive will pay 24-and-a- half-million dollars to five
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200- million-dollars in investments in 2006 -- which resulted in a total loss. the executive and the company admitted overstating the safety -- and understating the risks -- of the investment. that's according to the securities and exchange commission. the case related to investments made by the whitefish bay-- west allis-- kenosha-- waukesha-- and kimberly school districts. duluth trading company is planning to open 10 new stores next year -- after open company is also moving forward with plans to move its headquarters from belleville -- a village in dane county -- to mount horeb. . officials there approved a 108- thousand square foot, 20-million- dollar office building, that's expected to bring 100 to 150 jobs to the area. for more information on these and other stories in the business journal, we have link to their site on ours, fox6now.com. it's time for your news and
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national assembly have voted to impeach president park geun-hye as the result of a corruption scandal. the country's constitutional court will now deliberate the motion -- a process that could take up to six months. it's still unclear whether park will resign after the vote -- or if she will wait for the court to rule. florida governor rick scott has lifted the final zika zone in the state... . it has been 45 days with no additional mosquito bite infections. the florida department of health says isolated incide county should continue to wear bug repellant and drain any standing water. the body of former astronaut and u-s senator john glenn will be taken to the ohio statehouse for public viewing. a memorial service is also being planned at ohio state university. the date and time are still being worked out -- but the public viewing and other services are expected to happen early next week. burial is being planned at arlington national cemetery near washington.
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toss to weather weather winter storm watch for all of se wi from saturday night through sunday night increasing clouds tonight. it will be very cold with temperatures falling into the teens by sunrise. mostly cloudy and quiet during the day saturday with highs in the low 20s. snow moves in from the west
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through the day sunday and taper off sunday night. 6-9" of total accumulation is forecast, lower amounts toward fon du lac county. tonight: increasing clouds. cold. low: 13 wind: nw 5-10 mph saturday: snow moving in from the west during the evening. high: wind: w 5-10 mph sunday: snow likely. tapering off sunday night. 6-9" total accumulation. am low: 22 high: 30 wind: se 10-20 mph monday: mostly cloudy. am low: 23 high: 26 wind: w 5-15 mph tuesday: mostly cloudy and cold
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high: 19 wind: nw 5-10 mph wednesday:mostly cloudy and bitter cold. am low: 0 high: 10 wind: wnw 5-15 mph thursday: mostly cloudy and bitter cold. am low: -3
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this estimated 99-million-year-old dinosaur tail almost became a piece of jewelry. fortunately, scientists now have their hands on it-- and they say it's a once in a lifetime find. a chinese paleontologist found this at an amber market. mummified dinosaur skeleton has been discovered. it gives an idea of what dinosaurs actually looked like. even though soft tissue and decayed blood from the tail were found in the amber -- no genetic material was preserved. "and liftoff.... to the international space station." nasa launches a cargo- delivery, to the international space
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h-t-v-six cargo ship is loaded with nearly four tons of supplies and equipment bound for the international space station. the un-piloted spacecraft is the sixth to come from japan's aerospace exploration agency. check out these new pictures of saturn... they are from nasa's cassini spacecraft -- which is on a mission to study the planet... the pictures here...were taken using four different filters. each filter is sensitive to different wavelengths of light different altitudes. and get ready for more pictures... the next pass by the rings' outer edges is planned for december 11th. meanwhile -- nasa also has an eye farther out in the universe... these pictures come from a galaxy the space agency says is producing new stars at a remarkable rate... this one is 12-point-7 billion light years from earth... the big picture is a representation of
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especially interesting to astronomers -- because it helps them learn more about how galaxies are formed and how they grow. actor kirk douglas is celebrating his 100th birthday... and spider-man returns to his roots in the latest marvel movie. that and more -- in tonight's buzz. "sup guys.... hulk gives it away." spider-man is set to make his first appearance in the marvel first trailer for "spider-man: homecoming" -- peter parker is back in high school. robert downey junior also appears -- with "tony stark" serving as a mentor for the new super hero. the new film opens in theaters july 7th. actor judge reinhold arrested thursday in dallas.... according to t-m-z -- the "beverly hills cop" star got upset with t-s-a agents at an airport during an attempted pat down. he was arrested for misdemeanor
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department -- he said to cameras "thanks for the exposure guys." hollywood legend kirk douglas is celebrating his 100th birthday today... douglas starred in classics like "spartacus" -- "20-thousand leages under the sea" -- and "paths of glory." he is celebrating his birthday by announcing a new book -- written with his wife of 62 years -- called "kirk and anne: letters of love, laughter and a lifetime in hollywood." his website says he will be spending time today with his family and friends michael douglas. some big pieces of disney history are up for auction right now... how much you'll have to pay if you want to own walt disney's
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so you can help them get out there. for families who love the great outdoors every season the only place to go this season is cabela's christmas sale. save up to 60% on select hunting gear 25% off select men's, women's and kids' hunting boots and 30% off all in-stock cabela's rods, reels and combos. find great deals for everything on their list shop in-store and online at cabelas.com.
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a piece of history -- as walt disney's signed will goes up for auction. "some of our more important items happen to be the 1953 document that walt disney basically sold the use of his name to the walt disney corporation that started the disney empire." auction today -- along with hundreds of other animation art and disney-related products. but the big draw is disney's last will and testament -- which is estimated to have a price tag of 40- to 60-thousand dollars.
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and we will get to that forecast i a moment, but first breaking news out of walworth county. there are reports a person has fallen through the ice on lake como. the water rescue is taking place right now just north of geneva lake. our angelica sanchez is live on the scene with the latest. angelica? we're awaiting an update from town of geneva police officials. not too long ago we saw waukesha county sheriffs dive team come through. multiple agencies remain on the scene. through. multiple agencies remain on the scene. now to recap what we know is a call came through around 1:15 this afternoon. when a witness saw a person fall through and never resurface were told there are open spots on the lake. the ice is not very thick we spoke with someone from the lakefront homeowners association who says lake como is one of the first lakes to freeze. however she says
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multiple agencies remain on the scene. from both from wisconsin and illinois police dont have a description of the person they're looking for erlier the towns police chief told us the cautions everyone should take if your planning on going out on a lake this time of year. "it's too early season to be out on the lake right now and it sounds like we're gonna have some cold weather and following that you just want to make sure the ice is frozen but there's still areas of the lake taht are open there. we're monitoring the situation stay with fox6 for the latest updates on this developing story we're live here in lake como im angelica snchez fox6 news steph thanks angelica to the weather now. all should prepare for the snow as a winter storm watch is in effect for the second half of the weekend.

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