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 2020-07-29 15:06 

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'Unwrapped To Go' is an annual culinary fundraiser turned gourmet drive-thru experience...

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 2020-07-29 15:04 

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'It's hard to parent and do live TV:' Nicole looks back at her time anchoring from home...

MILWAUKEE — It's Nicole Koglin's last week at FOX6 News — and all week long we are looking back on her time here at the station. After 14 years at FOX6 -- who would have thought Nicole would spend the last four months anchoring from ho...

 2020-07-29 15:02 

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Look Who's 6 on July 29, 2020...

Look who is turning six years old Wednesday, July 29, 2020.......

 2020-07-29 14:59 

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Local woman creates face mask with a special feature...

MILWAUKEE -- With masks being required in Milwaukee, different designs have started to pop up. Molly Snyder of On Milwaukee discovered a local woman who has created a mask with a special feature....

 2020-07-29 14:34 

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Longest stretch of seasonable weather in nearly 50 days moves in to end the week...

SOUTHEAST WISCONSIN -- We've got a shot at the longest stretch of seasonable weather in over a month and a half! This has been one of the warmest July's on record in southeast Wisconsin in terms of average temperature. And finally average temperat...

 2020-07-29 14:23 

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Kohl's to close stores on Thanksgiving Day: 'Importance of safety and convenience'...

NEW YORK -- Kohl's has made the decision to close their stores on Thanksgiving Day -- Thursday, November 26, 2020. Kohl's said the following on their website,...

 2020-07-29 14:05 

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Press conference held at Federal Courthouse in Milwaukee regarding Operation Legend...

MILWAUKEE -- A press conference was held Wednesday morning, July 29 at the Federal Courthouse in Milwaukee to highlight additional details regarding Operation Legend. Speakers included U.S....

 2020-07-29 13:32 

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COVID-19 leaves LA college student and teen brother only survivors in household...

LOS ANGELES -- A 22-year-old college student in Los Angeles has been left to care for her 17-year-old brother, after the coronavirus swept through her household, killing first her grandmother, then taking her father, and finally her mother....

 2020-07-29 12:56 

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A great summer side or a light dinner: See how to make spinach salad with sweet and sour dressing...

MILWAUKEE -- A salad can be a great summer side or even a nice light summer dinner. The Cooking Mom joins FOX6 WakeUp to share her recipe for spinach salad with sweet and sour dressing....

 2020-07-29 12:34 

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Guns N' Roses Summerfest concert rescheduled for July 10 at American Family Insurance Amphitheater...

MILWAUKEE -- Guns N' Roses has announced their rescheduled 2020 North American Tour dates. The tour will now bring Guns N' Roses to the American Family Insurance Amphitheater on July 10, 2021....

 2020-07-29 12:16 

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1 dead, 6 wounded following separate shooting incidents Tuesday night in Milwaukee...

MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee police are investigating three separate shooting incidents that happened late Tuesday night, July 28. One person is dead and six people were injured as a result of the shootings. The first shooting happened around 10:31 p.m. near 24...

 2020-07-29 12:16 

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1 dead, 7 wounded following separate shooting incidents Tuesday night in Milwaukee...

MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee police are investigating four separate shooting incidents that happened Tuesday night, July 28. One person is dead and seven people were injured as a result of the shootings. The first shooting happened around 7:42 p.m. near Buffum ...

 2020-07-29 11:42 

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National Chicken Wing Day: The backstory behind the holiday, and the best bargains to be had...

NEW YORK -- If ever you needed an excuse to eat chicken wings at all three meals, this is it. July 29 marks National Chicken Wing Day, a holiday devoted to all things wings. Established in 1977 by Stan Makowski, the then-mayor of Buffalo, N.Y....

 2020-07-29 11:37 

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Investigation determines a cleaning cloth was in off-duty officer's drink, not tampon...

DIAMOND BAR, Calif. - An investigation by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department into allegations that an off-duty LAPD officer's drink was tampered with at a Starbucks franchise store in Diamond Bar last month has been unable to prove any ma...

 2020-07-29 11:27 

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Man known as 'Patient Zero' in Burbank hospital recovers from coronavirus, most fingers amputated...

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- One California man will undergo reconstructive surgery after most of his fingers were amputated during a two-month hospital stay for coronavirus....

 2020-07-29 11:14 

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July 29...

Rent and mortgage assistance resources: Here to Help online portal Know Your Options Here to Help online portal Help for renters Wisconsin Rental Assistance Program CDC on homemade cloth face coverings MAP: Coronavirus cases in Wisconsin (updated by Wisco...

 2020-07-29 11:08 

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Police seek man wanted for using counterfeit $100 bill, retail theft at Kwik Trip in Village of Butler...

VILLAGE OF BUTLER -- The Village of Butler Police Department is investigating multiple retail thefts and an attempt to pass counterfeit money at the Kwik Trip on Arden Place....

 2020-07-29 10:36 

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Homicide investigation leads to police pursuit, crash in Milwaukee, 3 in custody...

MILWAUKEE -- One person is dead and another is injured following a shooting late Tuesday night, July 28 near 24th and Maple in Milwaukee. The homicide investigation led to a second crime -- a police pursuit....

 2020-07-29 03:00 

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Wauwatosa officer involved in 3 deaths in 5 years believes he was suspended to appease protesters...

WAUWATOSA -- Wauwatosa Police Officer Joseph Mensah spoke out for the first time Tuesday, July 28 since he was involved in the fatal shooting of three men in the line of duty over the past five years. Community members have called for his firing, and for ...

 2020-07-29 02:20 

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'It's a great feeling:' Wisconsinites on disability now eligible for pandemic unemployment aid...

MILWAUKEE -- For months, people have been calling FOX6 saying that their disabilities were putting their unemployment claims in limbo. FOX6 Investigators pushed the state, the state pushed the feds and now, we finally have answers....

 2020-07-29 02:17 

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UW-Whitewater among programs affected by WIAC decision to cancel fall sports...

MILWAUKEE -- The Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) became the latest group of Division III schools to postpone and cancel their sports seasons due to the coronavirus on Monday, July 28. That means no games or competition of any kind for...

 2020-07-29 01:59 

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Milwaukee officials prepare updated health order; COVID-19 precautions in place for early voting...

MILWAUKEE -- The Milwaukee Health Department is gearing up for an updated public health order. Officials offered a glimpse of some revisions to come during a virtual COVID-19 briefing on Tuesday, July 28....

 2020-07-29 01:51 

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Scientists get closer to blood test for Alzheimer's disease...

WASHINGTON -- An experimental blood test was highly accurate at distinguishing people with Alzheimer's disease from those without it in several studies, boosting hopes that there soon may be a simple way to help diagnose this most common form of demen...

 2020-07-29 01:39 

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Senate GOP tucks $8 billion for military weaponry in $1 trillion virus bill...

WASHINGTON — A new $1 trillion COVID-19 response package by Senate Republicans is supposed to give the government more weapons to battle the surging coronavirus pandemic. But GOP lawmakers have more than just the "invisible enemy" in mind....

 2020-07-29 01:18 

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Joe Biden vows to fight racial inequality with economic agenda...

WILMINGTON, Del. — Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden promised Tuesday that his economic agenda would combat long-standing racial inequalities as he sought to draw another sharp contrast with President Donald Trump....

 2020-07-29 00:55 

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Small Business Administration watchdog report cites 'serious concerns' over 'widespread' COVID-19 relief fraud...

WASHINGTON -- A report from the Office of Inspector General of the U.S. Small Business Administration published on Tuesday details complaints of thousands of instances involving suspected fraud from financial institutions apparently receiving economic ass...

 2020-07-29 00:26 

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New Packers' WR Funchess says he's opting out of 2020 season...

GREEN BAY — Green Bay Packers wide receiver Devin Funchess is opting out of playing this season in a move he calls one of the most difficult decisions he's ever made....

 2020-07-29 00:04 

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Less than 2 years in prison for Milwaukee woman convicted of trafficking girls who spent time at shelter...

MILWAUKEE -- One of two Milwaukee women accused of human trafficking was sentenced to prison Tuesday, July 28. Samaria Williams, 24, in June pleaded guilty to one count of receive compensation for human trafficking....

 2020-07-28 23:00 

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Concerned Riverwest shooting was 'politically motivated,' community calls for federal investigation...

MILWAUKEE -- Members of the community came together in prayer Tuesday, July 28 after a homicide in Riverwest Thursday, July 23 -- calling on federal investigators to look into the shooting death of Bernell Trammell....

 2020-07-28 22:29 

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'We've had to shift:' Aluminum can shortage causing concern for some Wisconsin breweries...

MILWAUKEE -- When it comes to getting your favorite taste of summer during the COVID-19 pandemic, the most expensive part about it may no longer be what you're drinking, but rather what's holding it. An aluminum can shortage is having an impact on...

 2020-07-28 22:28 

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Milwaukee man indicted for arson in 'attempt to destroy the home of innocent people' near 40th and Lloyd...

MILWAUKEE -- A Milwaukee man, 32, has been indicted by a grand jury for arson and attempted arson in connection with the fire June 23 near 40th Street and Lloyd Street -- unrest sparked by a case involving two missing teenagers -- believed to be in danger...

 2020-07-28 22:08 

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'May not have the proper equipment:' 100+ police departments won't be responding to DNC...

MILWAUKEE -- More than 100 police departments originally planning to help with security at the Democratic National Convention say they're out. Officials with West Allis and Franklin said Tuesday, July 28 they're worried because Milwaukee's pol...

 2020-07-28 22:08 

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'Makes the most sense:' State senator calls for statewide mask mandate as COVID-19 cases rise...

MADISON -- Wisconsin is among a shrinking number of states that do not have a statewide mask mandate. While a handful of municipalities do have their own mandate, some that do -- like Whitefish Bay -- neighbor communities that do not have a mandate -- lik...

 2020-07-28 21:44 

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How to protect yourself from the huge spike in COVID-19 scams...

As if the coronavirus pandemic hasn't hit consumers hard enough, there's a huge spike in scams related to COVID-19. Consumer Reports reveals ways to spot them and protect yourself and your wallet....

 2020-07-28 21:33 

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'We hope that we can make an impact:' Relay For Life goes virtual in 2020 due to pandemic...

MILWAUKEE -- Relay For Life is the American Cancer Society's biggest fundraiser every year. However, due to COVID-19 the event will look a lot different this year. Fighting cancer looks different during a pandemic....

 2020-07-28 20:57 

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NCAA allowing major college football to start early...

INDIANAPOLIS -- The NCAA is allowing all major college football teams to begin their seasons as early as Aug. 29. The association confirmed that the football oversight committee had requested a blanket waiver to permit any school to push up the start of i...

 2020-07-28 20:35 

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Planet Fitness will require face masks inside gyms starting in August...

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Planet Fitness announced Tuesday that anyone working out in its gyms will be required to wear a face mask at all times beginning Aug. 1. The mandate will go into effect at all of the company's 1,450 locations in North America and Aust...

 2020-07-28 20:29 

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Kenosha police search in Random Lake after May disappearance of Rosalio Gutierrez, Mequon man faces stalking charges...

RANDOM LAKE -- Kenosha police on Tuesday, July 28 confirmed they and several other agencies...

 2020-07-28 19:40 

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Silver Alert issued for missing 65-year-old man, last seen in Whitewater...

WHITEWATER -- Authorities issued a Silver Alert on Tuesday afternoon, July 28 for John Spitzcock, 65, last seen in Whitewater. Spitzcock is described as a male, white, 5'11...

 2020-07-28 19:24 

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Wisconsin residents traveling to Chicago must quarantine for 14 days starting July 31...

CHICAGO — Chicago added Missouri, Wisconsin, Nebraska and North Dakota to the list of states where people who are traveling to the city must quarantine for two weeks as Illinois learned that its own residents must do the same when they travel to New...

 2020-07-28 19:16 

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Attorney General Barr condemns 'rioters' in much-anticipated House testimony...

WASHINGTON — Attorney General William Barr defended the aggressive federal law enforcement response to civil unrest in America, saying on Tuesday "violent rioters and anarchists have hijacked legitimate protests" sparked by George Floyd'...

 2020-07-28 18:56 

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DHS: 50K+ positive cases of COVID-19 in Wisconsin, 906 deaths, 39K+ recovered, 837K+ negative...

MADISON -- The number of positive cases of COVID-19 rose by 762 Tuesday, July 28, officials with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services reported, for a total of 50,179. There have been 906 deaths in the state, with 13 new deaths reported by DHS offic...

 2020-07-28 18:45 

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Whitefish Bay man gets life sentence in road rage shooting of DOC sergeant teaching son to drive...

MILWAUKEE COUNTY -- A Whitefish Bay man was sentenced to life in prison Tuesday, July 28 in the road rage shooting death of Tracey Smith in August 2019 near 51st Street and Capitol Drive. Prosecutors said road rage led to the gunfire as Smith taught her s...

 2020-07-28 18:19 

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Open Record: Will the bubble burst?...

MILWAUKEE -- From baseball to football and racing to golf, COVID-19 brought the world of sports to a halt. Now, both professional leagues and little leagues are trying to navigate the process of bringing back sports....

 2020-07-28 18:19 

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Police: 40-year-old Chicago man drowns in Geneva Lake...

LAKE GENEVA -- A 40-year-old Chicago man drowned in Geneva Lake on Monday night, July 27 after drifting away from his boat. Police were called to the possible drowning around 5 p.m. on Monday....

 2020-07-28 17:57 

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Officials: COVID-19 test site near Sherman and Fairmount reopens after 'active emergency'...

MILWAUKEE -- A COVID-19 test site at Custer Stadium near Sherman and Fairmount in Milwaukee reopened Tuesday afternoon after, officials say, it was temporarily shut down as police responded to an...

 2020-07-28 17:40 

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[ Milwaukee ]

Wisconsin residents receive what looks like Chinese seeds...

MADISON — Agriculture officials say Wisconsin residents are receiving unsolicited packages of what appear to be Chinese seeds. Authorities in multiple states issued warnings Monday about unsolicited shipments of foreign seeds and advised people not ...

 2020-07-28 16:38 

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FDA's rolling list of potentially dangerous hand sanitizers expands...

WASHINGTON -- A dozen hand sanitizers have been added to the Food and Drug Administration's rolling list of dangerous cleansers that have been recalled due to the presence of a toxic chemical....

 2020-07-28 16:26 

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Georgia inmates praised after saving deputy's life...

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. -- Three Gwinnett County inmates are being praised after rescuing a deputy during a medical emergency. According to the Gwinnett County Sheriff's Office, the inmates noticed the deputy appeared to not be feeling well as he conduct...

 2020-07-28 16:21 

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Jelly Belly set to close Pleasant Prairie store and tour: 'Thankful to the millions of visitors'...

PLEASANT PRAIRIE, Wis. -- Jelly Belly Candy Company has announced it is making a strategic change in its retail operations. Jelly Belly has decided to close its Pleasant Prairie store and tour....

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