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>> announcer: this is breaking news now, from today's tmj4. >> an investigation into the death of a 2-year-old on the city's northwest side. no word on the circumstances surrounding the death at 40th 40th and wright. we do have a crew on the way and we'll pass along any further information as soon as we learn it. more police, less crime. that's the goal of a new public safety action plan from milwaukee's common council. >> it calls for hiring more officers and creating a boot camp for troubled does not a price tag. >> live at city hall to explain the proposal and how the city plans to pay for it. >> reporter: because nothing is finalized yet, they couldn't give us an exact number on how much everything in this plan would cost, only saying that it would cost a lot of money. >> this is just a document to start the conversation. >> reporter: common council president says the recommendations included in this plan are meant to get people
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the entire council has endorsed. what we're endorsing is a process. >> reporter: included in the 12 different city recommendations, improved community police relations, rerightized milwaukee safety commission, emphasize traffic enforcement, add police walking and biking patrols, higher seasonal police officers and revise the police car pursuit policy. he says the price implement all these recommendations is high but he also said some ideas won't cost the city any money. >> there are some things in here that we -- the only thing we have to do is align our resources and talk to each other in order to make them happen. >> reporter: for the items that do cost money, some suggestions include increasing property taxes back to what they were in 2015, and a state-wide sales tax increase. in both cases, the additional revenue would go solely to
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actually putting something down on paper, of actually list he listening to people and where they are and where they feel like things should; and then stt having that conversation. >> reporter: the common council plans to hold two public meetings so you can comment on this plan. they haven't scheduled those meetings yet, though, but we will keep you updated as soon as that happens. live from city hall. >> >> the mayor says he's worki the city's office of violence prevention is collaborating with a group from california to launch a comprehensive community-driven proposal that will be ununveiled. >> more than a week of calm, where a grocery giveaway helped raise morale. >> reporter: the sheriff is going to close sherman park soon. it is about 6:00 now. there's so much good going on here, you can see a fair right
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practice, and earlier today there was a food pantry that helped some 300 families. another day, another project to help raise morale in the sherman park neighborhood. patricia petersen raised her family here. now she helps provide for her five grandchildren. >> yes, sometimes you want to get certain things, you can't get it because it's challenging, because of the funds you have in your pocket. >> reporter: among the first to line up for feeding a pantry. just steps away from where there was destruction, here there was an effort to build community. >> i appreciate this giving back, you know, a lot of things have been destroyed, stores and everything, the community. bus giving back to the community, letting people know we can give back. >> reporter: organizers hoped the handouts would help fill stomachs and hearts. some community leaders say that's not enough.
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different kind of sustenance. sustainable jobs for residents in sherman park and beyond. >> sherman park, as it goes in this community, has the infrastructure to be great. all it needs is something fed into that. just the rest of the city that is suffering. neighborhoods like 53206 who don't have the professionals, who don't have the hospitals or the historic communities. >> reporter: volunteers at feeding america say they will deploy that few other times later in the year. live here in sherman park this evening, jonah kaplan. >> local news, a milwaukee man charged in a deadly shooting outside a police precinct. according to the complaint, they were waiting outside district six last week to buy a gun he found on line. he got in an argument with a man walking by and says he shot him because he feared for his life. if convicted of first degree
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>> a milwaukee man accused of driving drunk, more than three times the legal limit, with a 5-year-old child in the car. he was pulled over just after midnight on i-43 near fond du lac avenue. the sheriff's office says he blew a .25. the child was not secured in a child safety seat or seat belt. the driver was arrested, the 5-year-old was released to his mother. >> happening right now, milwaukee police department holding an open house. hoping tol positions. >> i have a very easy demeanor. i can defuse people. i've worked in call centers and, you know, worked on the phone before. >> being a dispatcher, you can help a lot of people if you know them, if you don't know them, and you can help them by calming them down, making sure they're okay. >> important job. tonight's open house runs until 8:00 p.m., at police district 3.
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we have a link on our website, tmj4.com. >> let's take a look outside. beautiful night to be out taking a stroll, going for a bike ride. john malan says temperatures might take a slight dip tonight. >> john: we're seeing lower deoints generally but after tonight those dewpoints will be going up and we'll s those warm temperatures return once again. temperatures right now, pretty warm, 82 in milwaukee, 77 in waukesha. port washington, burlington, racine, whitewater, also out in watertown. the real while we're looking at our satellite and radar combination, not much going on now, but there's a large area of showers and storms in southern minnesota into northern iowa and scattered showers trying to develop across eastern iowa. one of our computer models say the clouds will be on the increase probably around 11:00, midnight, we'll see the clouds here, then about 4:00 in the morning this line of showers, and isolated thunderstorms roll through and that could be around right -- right around rush hour tomorrow morning.
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77 degrees at 8:00. dropping to 74 at 10:00. under partly cloudy skies. i'll tell you when the rain hits and how much we could get, which we need, coming up in a few minutes. >> check this out. a well-known street artist leaving his mark in milwaukee, painting fish in cities all over the country. he spent the last week bringing his art to the brew city. >> as we become adults, we have less and less color in our life, one way to life is to have street art. >> he does have permission from property owners. he's back in town as part of the painting tour across the country packers extra now aaron rodgers is expected to make preseason debut friday against the 49ers. >> he tells rod burke he's excited to have jordy nelson back on the practice field. >> the green bay packers as a football team got a big boost when jordy nelson put on the pads and practiced for the team
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no one more happy than start quarterback aaron rogers. >> we got at thousand reps together so when i threw a ball to him, we did a one on one drill against sam, and i -- i said i could throw that ball with my eyes closed because i know exactly where he's going to be. >> nelson had another good day of practice today, catching pretty much everything thrown his way. >> he was hurt all last year and he was still helping us out a lot, so just having him back out there, you know, just the vocal part of i next to us and being able to -- go out there and do what he has to do on a daily basis so you get to see how a true pro operates on a day in, day out basis. >> the packers offense suffered big time with nelson out of the line-up last year because of a knee injury. he said he'll be ready to go when the packers take on the jaguars in jacksonville. from green bay, i'm rod burke for today's tmj4. >> the packers take on the san francisco 49ers friday
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kickoff is at 9:00. >> we all know people in milwaukee have talent. the bucks, they want to see yours. >> not mine but yours. find out when and where you'll be able to audition to perform during games this season. >> next, a historic day for harley-davidson. the new engine revving up the latest line of russ feingold: i'm russ feingold and i approve this message. narrator: listen to senator johnson on student loans: ron johnson: it's just kinda free money, young people don't really,
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doesn't understand is, more than 800,000 wisconsinites have student loans. but he wants to eliminate federal student loans and keep interest rates high. johnson: it's just kinda free money... narrator: with senator johnson, opportunity for middle class kids would disappear. ron johnson's not for students.
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>> new at 6:00, harley-davidson is promising more power with an all tribute to the city, while fueling local jobs. >> it's a sound that will get harley fans motors revving. >> it's not every day we launch a new engine. >> the new milwaukee 8 engine honors harley's birthplace. about it why the number 8? >> the 8 portion comes from our four valves per cylinder times
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torque and better sound. >> mechanical noise is down, which gives us the opportunity to the tone the exhaust note and give our customers more of that rumble they like to hear. >> it will power harley's 2017 touring bikes and strikes. built at the men on menomonee fs plant. . >> milwaukee, harley-davidson, it goes together. >> born and raised in milwaukee, casper could not >> to know we are making a new future engine, it's fabulous. this is a staple of the city. it wouldn't mean the same if it was built anywhere else. >> the new engine and bikes arrive at dealerships this week, but casper's not waiting to ride one. >> i believe i'm going to go after work and see if i can get on one today, try it out. >> she might be out there right now. >> she probably is. lucky her. >> today was a perfect day for a
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but tomorrow you may want to keep it in garage. >> learning how not to be a bad sport. one local school is teaching
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>> wisconsin mother says her daughter was hurt by this toy in her happy meal. >> she still has marks on her wrist from the toy that was supposed to promote fun activity. her skin started turning red and burning it after a few hours of wearing it. >> it started itching at first in the morning, and then when i looked at it, i'm like, what is this? >> similar incidents forced the
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reaching out to mcdopgdz about the -- mcdomgz about the injury but haven't heard back. >> demand is expected to increase for doctors by 25% in 20 years, according to a new report on the wisconsin council on medical education and workforce. the study says wisconsin could be short by about 4,000 doctors by the year 2035. >> wisconsin is joining four other states, suing the obama administration over efforts to strengthen discrimination protections for transgender people. republican state officials say the rules could force doctors to help with gender transition against their medical judgment or religious convictions. >> one of nine red cross volunteers from southeast wisconsin has returned home. amber finley handed out cleaning supplies, water, and comfort items in baton rouge. volunteers came from all over,
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>> like our emergency response vehicle drivers, there was a need for those to be sent down to louisiana. and so they were specifically requested. >> she says the experience of working with people who have lost everything reminded her not to worry about the little things. >> the milwaukee bucks want to see your skills. the team is holding tryouts at the bradley center for entertainment auditions tomorrow for the young bucks fan'seam are open to boys and girls from ages seven to 13, looking for kids with experience in dance, cheerleading, tumbling, break dancing or martial arts. registration opens at 4:00. auditions start at 6:00. >> carole: a lot of talent in our town. fans are getting a lesson in being good sports at menomonee falls high school. a fan boot camp begins at 7:00 p.m. and the school says it
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behavior in a positive way. they've won wiaa sportsmanship awards each of the last three years. as the new school year approaches, teachers, administrators and parents from all over the state are calling on wisconsin to keep public schools a priority. >> they're gathered in wauwatosa. the changing landscape of education in our state was the subject. >> reporter: this teacher says the new thrill. >> it's exciting to see the kids faces again after you haven't seen them all summer long. >> reporter: she was one of about 350 people who took in today's public education summit in wauwatosa. organizers want more state support for public schools. >> what we're trying to do is gather our energy and make sure we advocate for appropriate funding for our schools. >> as students return to the classroom, she says she and other teachers face a tough task, keeping kids up with the
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>> i think kids are expected to be much more knowledgeable at an earlier age. >> reporter: she thinks the high bar is due to the relatively new common core standards, as well as the continued evolution of technology. parents praise wisconsin's public school system and hope it remains stout for years to come. >> our schools are such an important part of our community. >> i want to see wisconsin tradition of supporting great public schools. >> classes at most schools in our area, like here at wauwatosa east, will start back up on september 1st. in wauwatosa, today's tmj4. >> another sign summer is coming to an end. hopefully we'll hold onto summer-like temperatures but showers might be moving in. >> carole: john malan is here to let us know when the showers might be moving in. >> john: i think this past
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it was rainy and stormy on saturday, and it felt like fall on sunday. check out the august rainfall across the state. unbelievable. milwaukee has not had an inch, officially out at mitchell international. green bay, one and a half inches. check out the rest of the state. more than three inches in wausau. more than four inches in eau claire. more than five in lacrosse. look at madison, not too far away at 6.28 inches of rainfall. no problems there. drought monitor network still rainfall, southeastern wisconsin through milwaukee county, down to the border, away worth, racine, kenosha county, in an abnormally dry situation. and unless we get a lot more rain, that's going to continue on into the end of the summer. we got into the mid 80s today. 85 in lacrosse. 83 in des moines. some cooler air to the west where there were clouds. and also showers and storms. dewpoints were very pleasant, continuing to be pleasant
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in lacrosse. 70s across aye where the -- iowa where the rain is already falling. west bend, waukesha. all the way down to lake -- fair weather clouds rolling through all day. but the real cloudiness comes in later tonight, and you can see those clouds thickening as they push across the mississippi river. showers and storms, northern iowa across of minnesota. and there's that complex of storms, watch how they push through about 5:00 in the morning. across southeastern wisconsin by 9:00, 10:00, looking at scattered showers. that will continue on later in the afternoon. and again could carry on right through the evening. and maybe a stray shower into thursday morning. so, for tonight, if we get any rain, it comes in late tonight after 4:00 in the morning, increasing clouds before that. 67 your overnight low. for tomorrow, that's the day we
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thunderstorms. brisk southwest winds at 82, and it starts to clear into thursday. morning clouds and 80 degrees. your seven-day forecast, less humid air into friday. with lots of sunshine and 74. not bad this weekend. most of the day on saturday is dry. maybe an afternoon shower. 76 degrees. by sunday, a shower or thunderstorm is possible. 80 and that continues the trend into the early part of next .
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>> the packers game in san francisco, about as close to the real deal and regular season feel as you're going to get in the preseason, with packers head coach clemens saying he's sure aaron rodgers will play, this might be the one and only time to see most of the regulars. with details on one of the longer sessions of training camp, rod burke is at lambeau
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lindsay, no longer starting after head coach mike mccarthy named a different starter. >> there's nothing i can do about it. i'm not out there practicing, they gotta go with who is practicing. jc is a great player and i think everybody knows that. nothing i can do about it. obviously. i'm not out there competing with the guys. availability is important. >> he gets the job back that he first lost to lindsay when he was hurt. >> he's had a tough here. and then the injury before he was played at the start his first year coming back after that injury. but he's kept a great attitude the entire time. i'm really impressed with his approach every day. >> it's been frustrating but you can only control what you can control, and i haven't -- i've just been working my butt off at it, but i can't make it heal any faster. >> don't know how much he will miss because of the hamstring,
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and the timing is perfect. rod burke for today's wtmj. >> the crew facing the rockies tonight, knowing they are better in milwaukee. 20 and 41 on the road. highlights tonight at 10:00. a saddened to a promising career, badgers center and guard decides to end his college playing games, after 27 starts at center with plenty of knee
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us toward the morning hours. >> we'll be prepared for that and thanks for joining us at 6:00. >> carole: "the now milwaukee" comes your way next.
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feingold: that's my grandfather with a brand new truck. it was one of the first to come out of this plant in 1923. but today, too many good manufacturing jobs are shipped away because of a tax code that actually rewards companies for exporting jobs. let's close the corporate loopholes- taxpayer money and help business create jobs here. i'm russ feingold and i approve this message because we don't need an economy that works only for ceos, we need an economy that works for everyone. i'm steve chamraz, welcome to the now milwaukee.... we start tonight with breaking news... the milwaukee medical examiner is in the sherman park neighborhood where a two year

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