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we're expecting new developments in the efforts to free convicted murderer steven avery. his attorney could file a mot early as today. our deandra corinthios has the latest. we could find out as soon as today what avery's attorney -- kathleen zellner -- has planned to free him. she has to file the motion in person...at the manitowoc county
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netflix series "making a murderer" put steven avery back in the headlines ... zellner and her chicago law firm signed on to represent him earlier this year. now avery's supporters are hopeful for a bombshell. zellner tweeted last month " a tsunami of new evidence is on the way" her tweets indicate her case focuses on "planted evidence" "cellphone tower records"...and "dna samples"... she even hinted at a new suspect. avery and his nephew ... brendan dassey ... have been in prison for nearly a decade ... convicted of the 2005 murder of theresa halbach. avery is serving a life sentence in waupun. if avery's motion is filed this week ... it will come two weeks after a federal judge overturned dassey's conv whether to retry dassey ... or whether he'll be released from prison. adlib to weather we're through most of this morning's rain, and it's time for things to clear up! we'll see a mix of sun and clouds through the afternoon while humidity steadily drops. highs will reach the low 80s. today: partly to mostly sunny. humidity dropping through the afternoon. high: 82 dewpoint:
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wind: nw 5-10 mph three men facing charges in connection to the unrest in milwaukee are expected in court today. they're accused of breaking into "clark's beer and liquor" store near 47th and burleigh. charged with burglary. 22-year-old "joseph lindsey" and 20- year-old "devon love" are each charged with entry into a locked building. about midnight on sunday, august 14th -- surveillance video shows several men inside the dark liquor store with flashlights. ..smashing glass cases and pulling liquor off shelves. the owner of "clark's liquor" estimates the total amount stolen-- plus the damage could reach 125- thousand-dollars.
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milwaukee police department. state representative "leon young" says he will be proposing legislation that would require 40- percent of all new milwaukee police officer hires-- to come from low income zip codes. he says m-p-d would then be more representative of the people it polices. alderman bob donovan chairs the city public safety committee. he doesn't oppose the idea, but says candidates still must be qualified. if you hire more people, african americans, from the community they have a better relationship than somebody who is outside. i would hope that our police department hires people by the content of their character and nothing else. we reached out to the milwaukee police department for comment-- but we were referred to the fire and police commission... to answer hiring questions. this proposal is in the very early stages-- and has not yet been
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now on to a developing story --- elm grove police are looking for a suspect they say took off after a traffic stop. police say they pulled the man over about eight last night near "brookfield square mall" for not having a license plate or wearing a seat belt. officials say that's when the 23-year-old gave the officer a fake name and ran away. the police officer chased after the suspect -- but never caught up to him. we're told he's wanted for fleeing and obstructing an officer. if police. a two- year- old boy is dead and his mother tells fox6 it didn't have to happen. police say the boy was crawling though a window when it fell down on him. fox6's myra sanchick talked to the little boy's mother, who says she believes a simple thing would have saved her child. he just loved to go outside , loved to play, loved to run. tuesday afternoon michael mccoy the third may have had the
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when he crawled feet first through an open window at a house near fortieth and wright. before he cleared the window the upper sash came crashing down, killing him. that was my baby and what am i going to tell my daughter, she doesn't have her brother any more? the mother says baby michael's thirteen year old uncle was watching him at the grandmother's home, but fell asleep. when he awoke many looked for the child, but it took at least a half hour before they discovered michael dangling from the boy's grandmother asked the landlord to put on screens. i just feel if he would have put screens on the windows, taken that precaution. my son would have been looking out the window not hanging out of it the city of milwaukee department of neighborhood services says there should have been a screen on the window. i still can't grasp the fact my son's not here no more and a mother wants other parents to know what can happen. put screens on, locks on the windows . yes there's a lesson in this i'm just asking people
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put screens on the windows because this is just a tragedy that could have been prevented michael's mother says there are many messages and that's why she's sharing her story. but it all boils down to one terrible tragedy. her two year old son did not survive. reporting in milwaukee myra s guidelines at u-w milwaukee have some students arguing the university is censoring them. u-w-ms "center for inclusive excellence" debuted its 'just words' campaign last year. there are about a dozen words or phrases the group believes some people on campus could find offensive. they include "ghetto"-- "lame"-- "crazy"-- "nazi"-- and even "politically
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used as a way to deflect issues. other words like "crazy" create a negative image of people with mental illness. a campus spokesman says the words are not banned... these are only suggestions to draw attention to words that some students might find hurtful. jh 'were not saying you cant say some of those words - but some of those words can be construed as microaggressions.' cm 'i dont personally find any of those words offensive - i think the use of them is all about who you are with.' were told 'r-as' have gone throughr student living on campus feels impacted by another students choice of words. we have more details on a u-s soldier killed in afghanistan... we now know he has ties to wisconsin. 28- year old staff sergeant matthew -v- thompson is a 2006 brookfield central high school graduate -- and also attended marquette university. he was killed by a roadside bomb tuesday, while on foot patrol in
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soldiers were wounded in the blast. the "elmbrook school district" released a statement on thompson's death saying: "we offer our deepest condolences to matthew's wife-- parents-- and sisters... as well as our sincere gratitude for his service to our country." they also plan on honoring thompson with a moment of silence at tonight's home football game. the search continues for survivors after a devastating earthquake hits central italy. ...the towns hit the hardest and how many lost their lives. down in indiana. ...a look at the damage, and the other problems people there are now facing. plus -- some good news for survivors of the orlando nightclub shooting. ...what one hospital is doing for the
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crews - and even bystanders -- continue the search for survivors after a devastating earthquake. officials say 241 people have died from the 6-point-2 magnitude quake. it struck about 3-30 local time in central italy yesterday morning. three towns were hit the hardest -- but the tremors could be felt in rome -- that's about 100 miles away. the damage is so severe -- the civil protection agency says no one was allowed to sleep there last night.
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man is paying especially close attention to the search for survivors in italy. his cousins haven't been heard from since the earthquake hit. "tony pala-dino" has a lot of family in italy. most of them live outside the area where the earthquake struck. but, it's been more than 24 hours now since they've heard from his cousin and his cousin's wife. pala-dino says at first they chalked it up to cell phone issues in the area. but then-- he started seeing pictures of the destruction. his cousin's home has been destroyed-- and the rubble. "hopefully if the dog can find a pocket to survive in, my cousins can find and area to survive." pala-dino says he's trying to keep busy to keep his mind off the devastation. he's hoping for good news today. across america... people in indiana are beginning the clean- up process, after multiple tornadoes touched down in the state yesterday. homes and businesses were
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without power. fox's jackie ibanez has the latest. marsh says: "i went into the bathroom, called 911. i tried to push the door, the wind was blowing so fast. i was disturbed because i've never seen anything like this in my life. and then that was it, i ran downstairs. i was so scared." terrifying moments for many as several indiana wednesday... destroying homes and vehicles. a powerful e-f-three tornado may have touched down in howard county... with the worst damage in the city of kokomo. rogers says: "this is a very severe outbreak. no one was killed... and about a dozen injured... as those who saw the tornados rushed for cover. redmon says: "we were looking out the window and right across the cornfield, a tornado touched down. so we headed for the
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crazy." republican vice presidential nominee indiana governor mike pence now leaving the campaign trail to head back home to his home state to meet with those affected. pence says: "as governor of indiana, i have no higher priority than the safety of the people of our state. and so we're headed home and we're gonna be home so long as it takes." thousands are now without power due to the storm. goodnight says: "a lot of power outages throughout the city, even in areas not directly af damage to property, a lot of trees are down." on-cam tag the same storm system also causing some damage in parts of ohio. in new york, jackie ibanez, fox news. meanwhile - fema is stepping in --providing shelter to those affected by the heavy flooding in southern louisiana. the group will be bringing in temporary housing units for homeowners displaced by the floods. the governor of louisiana says the mobile homes
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repair houses. the governor adds that the mobile homes meet higher regulatory standards than the trailers used after hurricane katrina in 2005. officials at the "orlando regional medical center" say they will not bill survivors from the orlando nightclub shooting. most of the victims were taken to "orlando regional" back in june... after "omar ma-teen" opened fire inside the club... killing 49-people. costs could exceed five million dollars, but say it will not bill any of the survivors for its services. doctors treated 12-victims of the shooting, the hospital instead says it will look for payment from other resources... such as insurance plans and a victims fund set up by the city. toss to weather. we're through most of this morning's rain, and it's time
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we'll see a mix of sun and clouds through the afternoon while humidity steadily drops. highs will reach the low 80s. we'll stay partly cloudy and dry overnight. friday will be mostly sunny and cooler, with highs in the mid to upper 70s and dewpoints in the 50s. the cool and dry air won't last long. our next round of rain and storm chances arrives early saturday morning and continues through the first half of the weekend. we are looking dry and comfortable for sunday and the beginning of next week. today: partly to mostly sunny. humidity dropping through the afternoon. high: 82 dewpoint: 63 wind: nw 5-10 mph tonight: partly cloudy. low: 60 dewpoint: 59 wind: nw 3-7 mph friday: mostly sunny and cooler. high: 78 dewpoint: 57 wind: nw-se 3-7 mph saturday: scattered rain and storms likely through the day, beginning before sunrise. am low: 63 high: 79 dewpoint: 66 wind: s 5-10 mph sunday: becoming partly sunny. am low: wind: n 5-10 mph monday: partly cloudy. am low: 62 high: 80 dewpoint: 63 wind: e 5-10 mph tuesday: partly cloudy. am low: 63 high: 82 dewpoint: 63 wind: s 5-10 mph saturday: scattered rain and storms likely through the day, beginning before sunrise. am low: 63 high: 79 dewpoint: 66 wind: s 5-10 mph sunday: becoming partly sunny. am low: 64 high: 80 dewpoint: 66 wind: n 5-10 mph monday: partly cloudy. am low: 62 high: 80 dewpoint: 63 wind: e 5-10 mph tuesday: partly cloudy. am low: 63 high: 82 dewpoint: 63
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dewpoint: 57 wind: nw-se 3-7 mph saturday: scattered rain and storms likely through the day, beginning before sunrise. am low: 63 high: 79 dewpoint: 66 wind: s 5-10 mph sunday: becoming partly sunny. am low: 64 high: 80 dewpoint: 66 wind: n 5-10 mph monday: partly cloudy. am low: 62 high: 80 dewpoint: 63 wind: e 5-10 mph tues
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beginning before sunrise. am low: 63 high: 79 dewpoint: 66 wind: s 5-10 mph sunday: becoming partly sunny. am low: 64 high: 80 dewpoint: 66 wind: n 5-10 mph monday: partly cloudy. am low: 62 high: 80 dewpoint: 63 wind: e 5-10 mph tuesday: partly cloudy. am low: 63 high: 82 dewpoint: 63
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increase and "g-e healthcare" is partnering with the olympics. rich kirchen joins us live from the milwaukee business journal headquarters-- let's start with -- healthcare. 1. the cost for buying health insurance through the affordable care act online exchange in southeast wisconsin could increase between 12 percent and 31 percent next year depending on the plan. however, the federal health agency says the prices consumers pay wont actually is individual insurance getting too expensive for some consumers? 2. ge healthcare has major
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waukesha. the company will be an official sponsor of the
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what does the sponsorship entail? carl is getting ready to rock
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? do you have what it takes to be a milwaukee bucks rim rocker?carl deffen-baugh is checking out the tryouts. today carl is with the milwaukee bucks rim rockers. the rim rockers are having tryouts tonight at the bradley
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and other trampoline stunts at
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the beef lady is here. she'll be making weeknight dinners easier with a recipe that combines beef and potatoes. and-- a new safari park is opening this weekend in walworth county. get a sneak peek of the kind of
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big stories at 11:30. new developments in the efforts to free convicted murderer steven avery. ...how soon his attorney could file a motion in his case. plus-- one state lawmaker is looking for a solution to the civil unrest in sherman park. ...what he's proposing for the milwaukee police department. all eyes are on manitowoc county this morning...as we approach an important deadline in the
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monday to file a motion in his case. but it could happen much sooner. fox 6's deandra corinthios has the latest. we could find out as soon as today what avery's attorney -- kathleen zellner -- has planned to free him. she has to file the motion in person...at the manitowoc county courthouse...and she's already dropped some serious hints. the netflix series "making a murderer" headlines ... zellner and her chicago law firm signed on to represent him earlier this year. now avery's supporters are hopeful for a bombshell. zellner tweeted last month " a tsunami of new evidence is on the way" her tweets indicate her case focuses on "planted evidence" "cellphone tower records"...and "dna samples"... she even hinted at a new suspect. avery and his nephew ... brendan dassey ... have been in prison for nearly a decade ...
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serving a life sentence in waupun. if avery's motion is filed this week ... it will come two weeks after a federal judge overturned dassey's conviction. the state has 90 days to decide whether to retry dassey ... or whether he'll be released from prison. adlib to weather we're through most of this morning's rai for things to clear up! we'll see a mix of sun and clouds through the afternoon while humidity steadily drops. highs will reach the low 80s. today: partly to mostly sunny. humidity dropping through the afternoon. high: 82 dewpoint: 63 wind:
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three men-- facing charges in connection to the unrest in milwaukee-- are expected in court today. they're accused of breaking into "clark's beer and liquor" store near 47th and burleigh. 45-year-old "durrell jones" is charged with burglary. 22-year-old "joseph lindsey" and 20- year-old "devon love" are each charged with entry into a locked building. about 14th -- surveillance video shows several men inside the dark liquor store with flashlights. ..smashing glass cases and pulling liquor off shelves. the owner of "clark's liquor" estimates the total amount stolen-- plus the damage could reach 125- thousand-dollars. as milwaukee heals from the violence -- one state lawmaker believes he has the answer to fix the strained relationship between the community and police he's calling for changes to the hiring process for the milwaukee
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young" says he will be proposing legislation that would require 40- percent of all new milwaukee police officer hires -- to come from low income zip codes. he says m-p-d would then be more representative of the people it polices. "maybe they can do a better job of communicating with a suspect and maybe not resort to deadly force." alderman bob donovan is the chair of the milwaukee common councl and helped draft a safety action plan-- that calls for hiring 280 new officers. donovan doesn't oppose the idea, but says candidates still must be qualified. "i would ask leon if he has qualified candidates to offer to the milwaukee police department. i think they would welcome them with open arms." we reached out to milwaukee police department for comment-- but we were referred to the fire and
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questions. now on to a developing story --- elm grove police are looking for a suspect they say took off after a traffic stop. police say they pulled the man over about eight last night near "brookfield square mall" for not having a license plate or wearing a seat belt. officials say that's when the 23-year-old gave the officer a fake name and ran away. the police officer chased after the suspect -- but never caught up to him. the suspect is wanted for fleeing and obstructing an officer. if yo police. we are learning more details about a tragic story --- after a two year old is killed while trying to crawl out a window. the mother of the little boy has a desperate message for parents. all i have to say is if you have children please put screens on the windows. i don't care if you have to hassle the landlord, hassle the landlord . please put screens on
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didn't deserve this. terry harris-lockhart tells fox six her son "michael mccoy the third" was at his grandmother's house near 40th and wright tuesday afternoon. the toddler crawled feet first through a first floor window, then the sash apparently crashed onto the boy's head, killing him. the mother tells us a 13- year- old inside the home was watching the child. they both were taking a nap when go outside. as u-w-m students prepare to start the fall term, campus leaders are set to reinforce a controversial guideline. a student group has put out a list of words they think students should not use. fox6s bret lemoine has more on a story you'll see only on fox 6. incoming freshmen brandon williford is excited to be out of high school... and more independent at u-w
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here.' but a list of words some deem offensive... has this student questioning a relatively new campus guideline. bw 'i feel like its censorship.' last year, u-w-ms 'inclusive excellence center' debuted its 'just words' campaign, bringing attention to words and phrases like 'retarded' and 'crazy' that some might find hurtful. jh 'were not saying you cant say some of those words - but some of those words can be construed as microaggressions.' jim hill is the interim senior student affairs officer at u-w-m. he says 'just words' is merely a suggestion, not censorship. jh 'we are not of fact, were trying to improve and have open dialogue.' also on the list... 'ghetto,' 'nazi'... and even 'politically correct.' jh 'someone can say, oh youre being politically correct - pc - well, someone may take offense to that and say, im not being pc im just being me.' we reached out to the center for inclusive excellence, a group funded by student fees, for an interview... ironically, a spokeswoman had only two words for fox6: 'no comment.' cm 'i dont personally find any of those words offensive - i
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claims some might consider 'illegal alien' an overt anti- latino bias... or 'lame' ridiculing amputees... some students say... its just society being overly sensitive. cm 'it seems a lot of peoples feelings are getting hurt right now for anything.' hill says incoming freshmen can expect to see posters of these words in areas like the cafeteria when they arrive on campus in about two weeks. reporting at uwm, bret lemoine, fox6 news." get a little difficult for some people. ...why a new ordinance was passed that limits rental houses in one wisconsin village. and-- summer is the busiest time for one local animal shelter.. ...how you can help out and
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partying for packers game may get a little difficult for people who rent
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board passed an ordinance restricting how those houses can be rented. fox 6's kim murphy has the details. people living near lambeau field say they've seen their neighborhood take a turn for the worse in recent years on game day weekends. "i see people getting run over. i've seen tons of vandalism. i've seen hit and runs." some neighbors say it's due to the number of homes bought solely as packers party homes or short-term rentals. "these people don't care what they do in those other tuesday night, ashwaubenon's village board passed an ordinance that will only make 22 homes eligible for short-term rental permits. "we're at a point where our schools don't have enough children in them. we need families to move in and those homes are being bought for weekend use and that shouldn't happen." the homes in the new overlay district still must apply for a short-term rental permit, which comes with
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says four of the homes were included because of potential impact from the new titletown district. there is a fear those homes might not be able to sell without the short-term rental option. "you didn't buy an r1 residential home for your family expecting to have transient housing next door to you. it's not what was proposed and it shouldn't be proposed." "it's a good decision right now, but i can still see it snowballing into being kind of a scary kind of thing." neighbors like danny goodrich hope the new odrinance will be no one at tuesday night's meeting spoke in favor of party homes or short term rentals. kim murphy fox 6 news. the village hired an outside firm lined up to monitor sites like "air b-n-b" and "craigslist" for any illegal rentals there. that service sets the village back 15- hundred dollars a year.
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we're through most of this morning's rain, and it's time for things to clear up! we'll see a mix of sun and clouds through the afternoon while humidity steadily drops. 80s. we'll stay partly cloudy and dry overnight. friday will be mostly sunny and cooler, with highs in the mid to upper 70s and dewpoints in the 50s. the cool and dry air won't last long. our next round of rain and storm chances arrives early saturday morning and continues through the first half of the weekend. we are looking dry and comfortable for sunday and the beginning of next week. today: partly to mostly sunny. humidity dropping through the afternoon. high: 82 dewpoint: 63 wind: nw 5-10 mph tonight: partly cloudy. low: 60 dewpoint: 59 wind: nw 3-7 mph friday: mostly sunny and cooler. high: 78 dewpoint: 57 wind: nw-se 3-7 mph saturday:
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through the day, beginning before sunrise. am low: 63 high: 79 dewpoint: 66 wind: s 5-10 mph sunday: becoming partly sunny. am low: 64 high: 80 dewpoint: 66 wind: n 5-10 mph monday: partly cloudy. am low: 62 high: 80 dewpoint: 63 wind: e 5-10 mph tuesday: partly cloudy. am low: 63 high: 82 dewpoint: 63 wind: s 5-10 mph storms likely through the day, beginning before sunrise. am low: 63 high: 79 dewpoint: 66 wind: s 5-10 mph sunday: becoming partly sunny. am low: 64 high: 80 dewpoint: 66 wind: n 5-10 mph monday: partly cloudy. am low: 62 high: 80 dewpoint: 63 wind: e 5-10 mph tuesday: partly cloudy. am low:
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high: 78 dewpoint: 57 wind: nw-se 3-7 mph saturday: scattered rain and storms likely through the day, beginning before sunrise. am low: 63 high: 79 dewpoint: 66 wind: s 5-10 mph sunday: becoming partly 80 dewpoint: 66 wind: n 5-10 mph monday: partly cloudy. am low: 62 high: 80 dewpoint: 63 wind: e 5-10 mph tuesday: partly cloudy. am low: 63 high: 82 dewpoint: 63
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the cats and dogs at madacc are living in all new facilities! but theyre still looking for forever homes... so now the shelter is adopting out some animals for free! fox6s deandra corinthios has the story. tough. "we get 30 to 50 animals a day and if we are lucky we return or adopt out maybe 10 to 15 a day" its the busiest time of the year at madacc "so we can never keep up with the overflow." but shelter leaders can make the animals more comfortable they just completed a 3 million dollar renovation. a huge outdoor play area.. a surgical suite... and brand new kennels. "there used to be 45 cats in this room, now there are 16 so post renovation they have been able to double their living space which is
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"since weve expanded our adoption program and so many animals are spending more time here it was really important to give them a better quality of life." madacc is running 'adoptapolooza ' ...an adoption promotion through the end of october...hoping to place more animals in forever homes. fees for adult cats are waived...and adult pit bull mixes are 45 dollars. " we have every shape and size cat and dog you could possibly imagine" shelter for a few weeks ...are free. "they dont necessarily have behavior issues or they arent difficult to adopt they have just been here slightly longer" you can fill out an adoption application online or at the shelter. "sometimes we can approve that application in as little as ten minutes and then you get to meet the animals" in milwaukee deandra corinthios fox6 news we have a link where you can view dogs and cats available for adoption at
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just go to fox six now dot com, or your fox six news mobile app. happening this weekend - a brand new safari park opens in an unlikely place: walworth county, wisconsin. we're getting a sneak peek from owner "jungle jay" christie. he says there are just a few finishing touches needed before the public tours begin on saturday. each tour takes about an hour. you'll travel through 75 acres of fenced in property-- and get to see animals from all over the world. little, miniature zebu. india, with the nilgai antelope, as well as the black buck antelope, and the andes of south america, thanks to the llamas and alpacas. jungle jay says more than five dozen animals are already getting acclimated to their new home. the wisconsin beef council is here... they're whipping up an easy back-to- school dish...beef chili and cheddar-
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beef council is here. she's making beef chili and cheddar- you can find this recipe on our
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