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challenged and its leadership - those that have survived - find it increasingly difficult to physically move anywhere, much less operate." isis feeling the pressure on all fronts... iraqi and tribal forces are slowly moving in on mosul, the last major city in iraq still under isis control. and further north, turkish artillery strikes are backing a massive syrian rebel offensive near the border. mos says: translated "i was cropping corn on a tractor. we heard its sound in the air. we hid oursel because of fear." meanwhile on the diplomatic front, secretary of state john kerry is rallying coalition partners in africa... saying while the u-s remains focused on iraq and syria - it won't back out of the fight against isis in countries like libya and nigeria. kerry says: "the united states is deeply committed to this effort, including by helping our partners to be able to build counter-terrorism capacity." on-cam tag tomorrow, secretary kerry heads to saudi arabia to meet with
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saudi arabia's role in the fight against isis. in jerusalem, john huddy, fox news it's time for your news and weather together. a milwaukee man is charged following a fatal shooting outside a police station. 65-year-old randall drescher is accused of shooting and killing reed carlsen right in front of the district 6 police station last week. prosecutors say carlsen was harassing drescher and he was asked multiple times to stop. carlsen kept app drescher shot him-- drescher immediately turned himself into police-- saying he feared for his life. he's charged with first degree reckless homicide. the orange fence around sherman park signifies the park's hours are still restricted. since last week, the park closes each night at six at night-- reopening at six in the morning. those that live around the park hope that the hours will return to normal soon-- saying the children need a place to go. however-- the milwaukee county sheriff's office tells us the earlier hours will stay in effect until
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the milwaukee common council completes the first draft of their public safety "action plan." the plan has 23 recommendations-- divided by city, county, and state-- to reduce crime. the report calls for more law enforcement officers, expanding the juvenile detention facilities, and using electronic monitoring less. not everyone on the council is in support of all of the plan's points. they're viewing this draft as a "launching point." tonight with temperatures falling into the 70s. thunderstorm chances increase overnight. we will have off-and-on chances for thunderstorms throughout the day wednesday with a high around 80. a few thunderstorms could linger into thursday morning, otherwise gradually
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friday is quiet and sunny before rain chances return saturday night into sunday morning. tonight: increasing clouds. chance for thunderstorms overnight. low: 69 dewpoint: 68 wind: s 5-10 mph wednesday:mostly cloudy with scattered thunderstorms. muggy. high: 80 dewpoint: 70 wind: sw 5-15 mph a potentially dangerous situation on carroll univesritys campus last night... the waukesha college was briefly placed on lockdown while police investigated a report of a person with a weapon. the incident turned out to be a false alarm... but fox6s madeline anderson explains why officials say it was good practice.
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labor day. but around 450 students--mainly athletes-- have already moved into housing. during yesterdays incident... those students received text messages from the school called 'pio-alerts' telling them the campus was on lockdown. around 9 oclock last night, carroll university junior mike langenohl received a pioalert text, instructing him to take shelter immediately. sot of him reading text the football tight end and his nearby building and locked the door, watching the scene unfold from the window. 46:40 there was a few cop cars, a van yelling at a guy around the art center to put his hands up. earlier that evening.. waukesha police had received a report of a suspicious person possibly armed with a weapon outside the humphrey memorial chapel. officers later determined the person was a professors 15- year-old nephew walking around with a stick. as soon as the lockdown was
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them they could resume their activities. a spokeswoman for carroll says although the pio-alerts are routinely tested... last nights situation provided reassurance for students and staff that the system worked properly in a real-life scenario. just in time, too, for the rest of the 3500 students to arrive on campus for the start of fall classes. 57:45 those situations can be anything to a severe weather alert to an incident like what occurred last night on campus. 47:48 it alerts more people who arent in the area telling them to stay away from the area. carrol automatically signed up for the pio alert emails.... but they can also sign up to receive the texts during orientiation. reporting at carroll university... madeline anderson fox6 news. visit the links page at fox six now dot com -- or your fox six news mobile app to learn more about the safety protocols at carroll university -- including what happens when there's a lockdown on campus. jordy nelson is back practicing, but it remains to be seen if he'll play the jordy nelson is back practicing, but it remains to be seen if
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on friday night. but this fella will take some snaps. and--a warning to his teammates on offense--aaron rodgers will be in a hurry! pip has the quarterback's comments
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day." it's been years in the making. "its like a newborn coming into the family." harley-davidson -- writing a new chapter in their storied history... "its cool because you feel like youre part of the tradition now." we'll take you
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the street. "the sound of this bike is outstanding " that's coming up -- new at six. aaron rodgers will take some preseason snaps. how many the packers quarterback gets friday night in san francisco is tba... but coach mike mccarthy wants to get his regulars some reps together. when 12's in there, the other 10 guys need to focus and go fast. 15:56:38 "it'll be good to feel the t some stuff in the no huddle. it's a little bit of a different tempo when i'm in there. obviously i've been in this offense a long time. i'll set the tempo with my own pace and push the guys; and that will help". 15:56:54 badgers gifted offensive lineman dan voltz has retired from football. dan battled through so many injuries. his body just can't go any more. voltz, who's working on his masters, will
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sharing the news about his agonizing decision with coaches and teammates was painful. 14:57:23 "so telling them i would no longer be playing anymore, it was difficult for me. but what made that easy is, i made it clear that i'm going to remain a big part of the program. the role is just going to shift from playing to helping out in other ways". 14:57:38 14:50:55 ya care about him and therefore, i don't want to say you're at peace; but you know it's the right thing. all you really care about, teammates, coaches is 'how's more than just a football player". 14:51:16 it's week two of the high school blitz. i'm honored to go where you send me . the candidates are: st thomas more at st francis, wisconsin lutheran at pewaukee and menomonee falls at greendale.
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night at 10. a couple milestone in the brewers win over the rockies last night; johnathan villar became just the 4th player in franchise history to steal 50 bases. first since scott podsednik in oh 4. chris carter smacked his 30th homer. his the first brewers batter to hit that many since ryan braun and corey hard back in twenty 12. do you know the difference between the internet -- and the world wide web? today marks a big anniversary for one of them. just ahead... we'll explain the difference -- and which one has now been available for a quarter
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n: it's just kinda free money, young people don't really, necessarily understand finance. narrator: what senator johnson 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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the national science foundation has awarded a 2-point-4-million dollar grant to uw-milwaukee and milwaukee public schools... the money will be used to improve math and science programs in milwaukee's public high schools.
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personalized professional development and classroom-based research. those teachers will then work with u- w-m faculty and m-p-s district leaders to analyze their classroom practice and lead development workshops for other teachers across the state. july home sales in wisconsin dropped compared to last year -- but it's still the second-highest mark since 2005. realtors blame a lack of listings for 2016 -- sales are still up more than 3-percent compared to 2015. and prices have climbed statewide as well -- reaching a median of 170- thousand dollars. for more information on this and other stories in the business journal, we have link to their site on ours, it's time for your news and weather together. a u-s service member killed today by an improvised explosive device in afghanistan. officials have not yet identified the
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nato authorities say the service member was part of the 500 troops in the area working counter terrorism training and to advise missions. one other u-s service member and six afghan soldiers were injured in the explosion. four people killed in a suspicious fire in chicago. fire officials say it took about three hours for 200 firefighters from 58 companies to put out a fire deadly fire early this morning. burned out interior and exterior stairwells prevented re fire out from the inside -- making the job much more difficult. officials say two girls, an infant and a man were killed. authorities say it appears the fire was intentionally started after a domestic argument. an investigation into the disney gator attack finds little could be done to prevent what happened... the florida fish and wildlife commission issuing its final report -- says the gator acted in a "predatory manner" and 2-year old lane graves did
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tried to pry open the gator's mouth after it clamped down on his son --- but wasn't able to free him. toss to weather weather increasing clouds tonight with temperatures falling into the 70s. overnight. we will have off-and-on chances for thunderstorms throughout the day wednesday with a high around 80. a few
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morning, otherwise gradually decreasing clouds. highs in the low 80s thursday. friday is quiet and sunny before rain chances return saturday night into sunday morning. chance for thunderstorms overnight. low: 69 dewpoint: 68 wind: s 5-10 mph
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high: 80 dewpoint: 70 wind: sw 5-15 mph thursday: a few a.m. t-storms, otherwsie decreasing clouds. am low: 68 high: 81 dewpoint: 66 wind: wnw 5-10 mph 59 high: 76 dewpoint: 56 wind: nw 5-10 mph saturday: increasing clouds with t-storms possible at night. am low: 57
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mostly cloudy with the chance for t-storms, mainly in the morning. am low: 64 high: 80 dewpoint: 65 wind: nw 5-10 mph monday: partly sunny. am low: 65
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high: 80 dewpoint: 62 wind: ese 5-10 mph new outbreaks of zika virus in florida have health officials scrambling to find the source... florida department of health workers are investigating five reports of zika in area and four in the miami beach area. according to a statement from governor rick scott's office -- these are locally transmitted cases. the c-d-c says there have been more than 22-hundred cases of zika virus reported in the united states. wells fargo paying a big fine for charging illegal late fees to student loan borrowers. federal investigators say wells fargo charged the late fees to customers who made payments
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penalty --, wells fargo must pay 3-point-6-million-dollars to the consumer financial protection agency and set aside 410-thousand- dollars to refund customers. it has become an integral part of everyday life -- and today marks 25 years of the world wide web. tim burners-lee -- a british scientist -- allowed public access to the web for the first time on august 23rd, 1991. it allowed "non computer experts" simple way -- opening the door to the information age. the web and the internet -- are actually not the same thing... the internet is a network of connected computers... the web refers to pages -- like fox6now dot com -- found on that network of computers. and 50 years ago today -- the earth saw itself for the first time. this picture was taken by a
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nasa launched the first of five lunar orbiters to photograph the surface of the moon. nearly two weeks later -- this image was sent back. britney spears is helping out her home state louisiana... and tyra banks is going from modeling to teaching the details in tonight's buzz. britney spears is the latest celebrity helping out she has teamed up with "american red cross" and crowd funding website "crowdrise" to raffle off the outfit she'll wear at the upcoming m-t-v video music awards. the money raised will go to those affected by flood victims. spears grew up in the city of kentwood, louisiana. jennifer lawrence is the highest paid actress in the world..for the second year in a row. according to "forbes" the actress made 46-million dollars before taxes over the year. lawrence
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hunger games"... and got a nice payday from "passengers"-- a movie coming out this year. second on the list...actress melissa mccarthy, who made 33-million. tyra banks is going back-to-school! the former supermodel will be teaching a course called "project you" at stanford;s graduate school of business. the class focuses on creating and honing one's personal brand. "project you" will last for two weeks and starts next may. and that's
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beloved mayor -- and he just won
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against him because he's done such great things for the community." believe it or not -- she's talking about a dog named duke. the 9-year-old great pyrenees was first elected mayor of cormorant, minnesota three years ago in a write- in vote. and it appears the town is pleased with duke's leadership -- running unopposed in this week's election. open we begin tonight at six with breaking news from milwaukee. a death investigation is underway on the city's north side. we're told -- the victim is a toddler. fox six's ben handelman is live near the scene with the latest. ben live.
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