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mission and a purpose and a calling and giving me the ability to truly impact some of the most vulnerable lives in this community 58:44 we tried reaching members of the board of supervisors today for comment however none were available. we did receive a lengthy statement from supervisor moore omokunde who voted against colons reinstatement last week saying he was troubled by some of the facts he learned and he couldn't in good conscience vote yes. his full statement is available at reporting live rm today's tmj4 a small plane landed on a highway this morning in washington county. the sheriff's office tells us the pilot put the plane down on highway h... just east of kewaskum. the pilot said the plane had a mechanical problem-- that caused it to lose power. the pilot managed to get out of the plane safely. no one was hurt. mount pleasant police -- searching for the driver in an early morning hit and run that sent two people to the hospital. new at 5 - as ben
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about hitch hiking. 41:23 "mt. pleasant police say three men were walking along this median behind me, when witnesses say they crossed into the roadway and were struck by incoming traffic." (nat car zipping by) (day video)before sunrise -- along the racine - kenosha county line. 5:28 "we didn't hear any screeching or any of that but the sirens we thought it was the neighbors." (night video)richard witek poked his head outside to find dozens of flashing lights down the street as police sear evidence. 35:06 "we did receive a call prior to that of possible people in the roadway and apparently were trying to flag a vehicle down." (night video)police say after a night of drinking three men were trying to get home when two of them attempted to cross and were struck by a southbound vehicle. one was seriously hurt with a head injury. 34:45 "he flew into the windshield then the side of the vehicle. he had severe injuries, he's up at frederdt hospital."hours later police found the suspect's vehicle ditched in kenosha. back in
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witek says a combination of erratic driving... 5:52 "i don't know if they're texting on the phones or whatever." and plenty of hitch-hikers trying to get to and from racine makes this a dangerous stretch. 36:30 "it's dark at 4:45 in the morning. if you're walking the roadway and certainly intoxicated don't get into the roadway."44:20 "mt. pleasant police say they are still searching for the suspect they do not have a suspect description at this point but if you were driving along this area early this morning and saw something suspicious you're asked to ca ben jordan, today's tmj4." police say the car that struck the pair was a beige, 4 door grand prix. the state's controlled substances board is taking a big step in fighting dangerous wll designate six drugs as a controlled substance, making them illegal in wisconsin. most of the drugs are some type of synthetic marijuana, while one has similar effects to heroin. the law will go into effect in november marquette university has only
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department for a year and it already seems to be making a difference. the department reports crime at the university and the surrounding area has dropped. there's been a 42-percent drop in robberies, 62-percent drop on assaults and 23-percent in buglaries. the university's police chief says safety is their top priority. "i think its' due in large part to the constant police presence that we have in the neighborhood, our officers are out there engaged in proactive policing" commissioned police department-- the university's former public safety department put up more than 700 cameras, 450 blue light emergency phones and a campus wide text alert system. decision 2016- the department of transportation wants to ensure voter id's aren't used for anything else. the milwaukee journal sentinel reports d-o-t officials want id's to be stamped with the
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says it's losing out on the 28 dollar fee normally paid for a state i-d card here's something positively milwaukee: two milwaukeens were honored this morning for giving back to our community. andre lee ellis and rose daitsman received the zeidler public service award at the common council meeting today. daitsman received the award for years of work as a human rights activist. and ellis was recognized for supporting young, black men in milwaukee. 9:05:58:03 this is great to be here to need to go catch that little black boy that's running around the street about to lose his mind. because if i dont, then who will? 9:06:09:22 the zeidler award is named after frank zeidler. he was milwaukee's mayor from 19-48 to 19-60. the milwaukee bucks are making a major commitment to one of their star players the six foot eleven tour de force known as "the greek freak"
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million dollar contract extension... rod burks is here with the details well the milwaukee buckssigned the 21 year old yannis "ah-ta-come-poe".to the richest contract in team history the bucks introduced yannis to the media today after he signed a new 4 year extension that will pay him 100 million dollars..he earned it with all of the hardwork that he's put on the courtas he's turning itto one of the rising stars in the's general manager john hammond and yannis afterinking the new deal ((john says)) i can say this nc coaches would agree theplayers around him would agree to becomethe best player that he can become i want to thank the coaching staff there alot of people that help on a daily basis and you can see the hard work that they do on a daily basis to get me better i want to thank them for making me betterand spend alot of ours
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he's a pretty happy man.more from yannis coming up in sports .guys coming up, a tough tweet to swallow... the candy controversy that's leaving a bad taste in the mouths of, don't call it a conspiracy... how one c-e-o is explaining his banks ?bad? practices after an exceptional day of sunshine and warm temperatures, some big changes are on the way. high pressure gave us a break from yesterday's rain but it won't be strong enough to keep the next stretch of unsettled conditions at bay. a trough of low pressure will develop overhead tonight and linger
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russ: i've travelled over 50,000 miles all across wisconsin - listening to people, hearing their stories. a lot of folks are business owners and entrepreneurs. they tell me how hard it is to grow a business in today's economy. so together, we came up with the badger innovation plan. a plan to help wisconsin businesses grow through expanded access to high-speed broadband, better job training and fair trade. because we need to export wisconsin products,
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more news now.president obama delivered his final address to the united nations today.he says the world has to overcome fears based on race and religion. he also said quote 'a nation ringed by walls would only imprison itself" and that world leaders have a choice to make. "we can choose to press forward with a better model of cooperation and integration or we can retreat into a world the president said discrimination frays what he calls the fragile bonds of civilization. it's a tweet that's leaving a bad taste in some the mouths of many.donald trump junior comparing the refugee crisis and the risk of terrorism to a bowl of skittlesthis is what he tweeted, quote, "let's end the politically correct agenda that doesn't put america
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bowl of skittles and i told you just three would kill you, would you take a handful?'the company that makes skittles says that's an inappropriate analogy the head of wells fargo is promising to, quote, 'make it right'... and apologized today after his company created some 2-million fake customer accounts.he testified before the senate banking committee saying he accepts full responsibility for all unethical sales practices. bank employees say they were under intense pressure to create accounts, but the c-e-o insists e or conspiracy to do so. "i want to make very clear that we never directed, nor wanted our team members, to provide product and services to customers they did not want. wells fargo has since fired five thousand people and agreed to pay 190- million dollars in penalties. a different approach to stop the violence in milwaukee. charles benson is in the newsroom with a story new at six.
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works for the health department, but his main job isn't handing out vaccinees.. its to combat crime.. tonight. his aggresive approach to stop the violence before it starts. that's coming up new on live at 6. coming up, keeping your dog from getting a disease... the new order from the state vet about adopting your pet in another stateplus, tickled pink... why these water fountains have been dyed a
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for your health- more than 40 countries and territories in the americas have dealt with some kind of outbreak of the zika virus... this thursday, experts from uw-milwaukee will have an update on the spread of the virus. the speakers all work in the health field. the presentation starts at 2:30 and is free and open to the public. here's an if you plan on adopting a dog outside of wisconsin. the state veterinarian has issued a special order hoping to control the rise of an infectious disease that threatens the health of dogs. the order prohibits dogs that aren't spayed or neutered to come into wisconsin without proof of a negative brucellosis test and an import permit from the state where the dog is obtained. brillion iron works will start laying off employees the second week of novemberin all,
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we told you last week that the business is stoping molding and melt operations at the calument county location later this year. the work is getting moved to five other locations across the the milwaukee art museum got a splash of color today... its fountains have been turned pink for the susan g komen race for the cure... that's this sunday along the lakefront after a beautiful day.. some big changes are on the way... meteorologist scott steele is over in the weather center with a look at the forecast. after an exceptional day of sunshine and warm temperatures, some big changes are on the way. high pressure gave us a break from yesterday's rain but it won't be strong enough to keep the next stretch of unsettled
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low pressure will develop overhead tonight and linger for several days with several twists in the atmosphere expected to roll through with and abundance of energy and moisture available for some heavy rains and storng storms, particularly early tomorrow morning and tomorrow night. we'll feel all that moisture with sticky conditions returning to southeast wisconsin as dew points climb back through the 60s to near 70 degrees. the unsettled
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through at least the end of the work week as a frontal
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building towards their future today when the signed yannis "ah-ta-come-poe" to a new contract extension today. which is the largest contract in franchise history yannis, was all smiles at his press conference earlier today after he inked a new four year extensionthat will pay him 100 million dollars.he gave alot thanks to his family,his teammates, and coaching staff on his big day today.yannis, is turning into one of the elite players in the nba and he'sonly 21 years old..his hard work and dedication on the basketball court, is the reason why he got this new extension
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thank the owners we mark and jamie they believed in my talentsthey always have confidence in my from day one they never doubted me from day onei want to thank them alof for keep me for four more years plus this year makesit five so i want to thank them too the green bay packers are off today, but they're back on the practicefield tomorrow as they get ready to host the detroit lions on sundayafternoon at lambeau's head coach mike mccarthy ((mike says)) week two big game division game very important to win those wereone and one we've come off a two week stretch that's been very diffcultwe've been on the road for four weeksyou have to factor those things in whenyou train your football team as we movethrough today tomorrow and wednesday
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homestand of the season tonight .which starts when the open up their three game series against pittsburgh pirates the brewers coming of an impressiveseries against the cubs where they took 3 out of 4, down a wrigley field out playing the best team in baseball..matt garza, will be facing his old team tonight as he gets the start in game one. milwaukee, will finish up this homestand with a three game
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here on the numbers from yesterday's badger 5: 6, 12, 16, 17, last night, so tonight's jackpot is 20-thousand coming up on "the now milwaukee" at 6:30:kids on craigslist... why one wisconsin school isn't letting its students walk or bike home after class lets out for the day let's take a look at your prime time lineup here on today's tmj4. packers live with larry mccarren at six-30. but, you can still watch the now milwaukee on our facebook page. "the voice" on at seven followed by "this is us"then more local news on live at
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russ feingold: i'm russ feingold and i approve this message. narrator: listen to ron johnson on social security: johnson: social security is a legal ponzi scheme. narrator: as senator, johnson's been working to turn it into one. he wants to privatize social security putting benefits at risk. and he attacks medicare -- would turn it into a voucher program,
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ial security into a johnson: ponzi scheme. narrator: senator johnson. not for seniors. not for wisconsin. tonight, missed warnings, new revelations about what the fbi knew about the bombing rampage suspect two years ago from his his own father and the anti-american sentiments found in his journal. donald trump's son getting backlash after comparing refugees to poisoned candies. hot seat. the ceo of wells fargo grilled over millions of fake accounts opened in customers' names. what he said today that outraged congress. police shooting uproar, as anger grows over the fatal shooting of an unarmed father of four. tonight we hear the officers' side. and self-driving dangers.


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