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hillary clinton and donald trump are on their last campaign push through battleground states on the last day of the 2016 election season. most national polls show hillary clinton in the lead -- but the race is tight and will depend on voter turnout. chris welch has more from new york. on the final day of campaigning, hillary clinton, hillary, hil trump donald trump / -r- presidential candidate: thank you hitting the trail at break neck speed and focused on key battlegrounds. hillary clinton / -d- presidential candidate: in pennsylvania, it's all about election day. clinton campaigning today in the crucial toss-up of north carolina. also going to michigan and pennsylvania, where clinton's lead has narrowed in recent weeks. president obama, one of clinton's biggest assets on the trail, appearing in michigan and north carolina, before joining hillary clinton, former president bill clinton, and the first lady for a philadelphia
candidate: this is the last day of our campaign, who would have believed it. trump hitting five states today. he'll also be in pennsylvania and michigan, plus, florida, north carolina, and new hampshire. sunday night's bombshell from f.b.i. director james comey, saying in a letter to congress that they've completed their review of the newly discovered emails and found nothing to change their conclusions from july, that hillary clinton should not face criminal charges -- has both campaigns reacting to the last vice presidential candidate: we're glad to get that news but not surprised. donald trump / -r- presidential candidate: hillary clinton should not even be allowed to run for the presidency of the united states. with that news coming just a day and a half before polls open tuesday, it's unclear how it will play in voters minds. that was chris welch reporting. we want your voting experience to go as smooth as possible... before you go to the polls, visit fox6 now dot com or the fox6 news app -- and click "links."
election resources -- including finding your polling place and what's on your ballot. it's time for your news and weather together. hillary clinton and donald trump aren't the only ones making a final push this afternoon. russ feingold and ron johnson both spending their days campaigning for the senate seat. the incumbent senator ron johnson concluded his statewide bus tour this afternoon at a rally in waukesha with speaker paul ryan and governor scott walker. meanwhile-- challenger feingold spoke at rallies in madison and racine. poll workers all over are gearing up for tomorrow. even with high early voting numbers-- they're expecting high voter turnouts. polls open up at 7 in the morning and as long as you're in line before 8 p-m when the polls close-- you'll still be able to vote. you will need to bring a photo i-d with you and if you're registering to vote-- you'll need to bring proof of residence. just how high are those early
election officials say nearly 800- thousand people have already cast their ballots -- topping the record set in 2012. in total -- the elections commission projects about 3-point-1 million wisconsinites will vote. that's just shy of 70 percent of the states' voting age population. as our next cold front gets closer, clouds will start to return to southeast wisconsin. those will arrive primarily after sunset chances after midnight. tonight: mostly cloudy. showers after midnight. low: 48
when it comes to election day, sometimes the biggest challenge is not deciding who to vote for... polls. fox six's julie collins tells us about some of the ride assistance available... including one that ?will get you to the polls, in style. itll likely be a full house at any given polling place around milwaukee - and if you dont want to worry about parking your car - you can call for a ride. 'we are definitely going to be giving rides starting at 7 oclock am actually picking people up at their home and taking them to their polling place.' citizen action of wisconsin has 85
and they expect it to be busy. 'we already have a running list of people that done scheduled a ride for tomorrow.' if you want to ride in style - 'weve got the 1989 lincoln. its a beaut...' reach out to #electoralimo on social media. 'exactly so you can call, get on the facebook page, on twitter and we will come and pick you up for free take you to the polling station and then get you home afterwards.' and it doesnt matter if your political preference leans right or left - theyve got room f a ride.' the north shore republicans can help you too...theyre making 2,000 calls an hour stressing the importance of voting. 'were just encouraging people if they havent voted already to go to the polls.' and, if needed, they can help you get there. 'we want to be helpful, its a situation where some people cant make it, theyre sick or they broke a leg they just cant drive and they need support.' the milwaukee county transit system will run its bus schedule as normal tomorrow. if you are still trying to arrange
several resources listed on our website. we've got a link to all the information... on fox-6-now dot come. it is regroup time in green bay for the packers, who are already trying to get past their disappointing loss to the colts over the weekend... it was a good weekend for the badgers, though, and particularly the badgers defense.... tim van vooren is back with more on them, in just a moment....
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calling for even more unfair trade, voting for special tax breaks for corporations shipping jobs overseas, costing taxpayers billions. and johnson's been exposed for using what looks like an offshore tax shelter for himself. ron johnson's just not for us. senate majority pac is responsible
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clinton and i approve this message. donald trump: i could stand in the middle of 5th avenue and shoot somebody and i wouldn't lose any voters, okay? and you can tell them to go f--- themselves! you know, you could see there was blood coming out of her eyes, blood coming out of her wherever... you gotta see this guy. ahh, i don't know what i said, ahh. "i don't remember."
packers defensive lineman mike daniels could be heard screaming expletives in frustration in the shower area when we were in the locker room after yesterday's loss to the colts... he says today, he expects everyone on the team to be mad.... the coach takes some of the emotion out of his review... "after watching the video i thought our guys played with good energy but when things were clean and scripted we were very productive. but there's adverse moments in the game where we need to be things up and that's the focus." next up for green bay is a game at tennessee next sunday at noon, which you can only see right here on your packers station.... the cowboys and steelers follow as the second part of our doubleheader, and then we'll wrap the whole day up with the fox six sports blitz at 10:35 pm..... we hope you'll join us for some or all of that.... the badgers follow their winning formula again on saturday at northwestern.... get on the scoreboard first and then let a
special teams... u.w. is 7 and 2 as a result... "all our values are the same cause, you know, at some point you're going need the offense to put the ball in the end zone. some point you're gonna need a defense to get some stops." "any good team in general is always going to find areas where they can improve. week in and week out you can't get too high or too low no matter what happens in a game so we're gonna stay steady and we're gonna always be students of the game." it was when the cubs ended their world series drought and the party doesn't really seem to be over in chicago.... and there was even a special meal at wrigley field for the team's top executives.... team president theo epstein and a few others ate a nine and a half point goat from a local restaurant to put the curse of the billy goat to rest once and for all.... they feast took part in the wrigley field bleachers.....
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delta's international network with easy connections to japan, china and south korea. mitchell airport already has two nonstop flights to seattle from southwest airlines and alaska airlines. aurora healthcare is proposing a clinic oak creek -- at the corner of howell and ryan. the new clinic would be in what is now a vacant commercial building -- and provide expanded services and give patients better access to health care in the oak creek area. aurorai brick- and-glass building to be staffed with eight physicians and 30 caregivers. for more information on this and other stories in the business journal, we have link to their site on ours, fox6now.com. it's time for your news and weather together. philadelphia's six-day transit strike has come to an end. a tentative deal was announced this morning... and reportedly includes higher wages and better pensions for workers. the transit system says service will be phased back in through the day -- and fully restored before
sure thousands of people will be able to get to the polls. the south carolina man who confessed to a killing four people in 2003 after authorities found a woman chained on his property -- will represent himself in court. officials say todd kohlhepp is choosing not to hire an attorney... kohlhepp became a suspect in at least seven deaths after a woman was found last week chained by her neck and ankle in a metal storage containero a 5-point-0 magnitude earthquake shaking central oklahoma sunday... it was centered near cushing -- home to a major gas and oil hub about 50 miles southwest of tulsa. no injures have been reported -- but police say there is extensive damage to some of the town's infrastructure.
gets closer, clouds will start to return to southeast wisconsin. those will arrive primarily after sunset - followed by shower chances after midnight. showers will likely linger into tomorrow morning, before leaving us with a mostly cloudy and cool election day. the clouds won't last long. returns wednesday. we'll see a brief burst of warmer air thursday before temperatures return to "normal" in the low 50s friday. tonight: mostly cloudy. showers after midnight. low: 48 wind: sw/w 2-7 mph tuesday: morning showers. then mostly cloudy and cool.
companies making making it easier for employees to vote on election day. ford is doing the same -- emailing workers telling them: "every. vote. counts." outdoor clothing company patagonia is closing all its retail stores == its headquarters in california and distribution center in nevada. right now -- there is no federal law requiring workers get time off to vote and state laws vary. marijuana continuing to be a big top this election season... decide tomorrow whether it should legal for recreational use. bills are on the ballot in california... massachusetts... maine... arizona and nevada -- while four more states will vote whether it should be allowed for medicinal use. according to a gallup poll released in august -- the number of adults who smoked pot has nearly doubled in three years. right now -- recreational cannabis is allowed in four states and in the district of columbia. its a way to beat traffic --
polls. bublr bikes...offering free rides on election day. fox6s deandra corinthios shows you how it works. there are more than 500 bublr bikes across the city of milwaukee and wauwatosa. and on november 8th...bublr is letting you ride one for free. "the main reason were doing it is just to encourage people to get out and vote" bublr is offering free, unlimited 30 minute rides. a credit card is required to check out a bike. but users will not be charged tuesday...for rides under thirty minutes 17-76. "if you do keep the bike out for longer than 30 minutes you will be charged our normal rate of 3 dollars per thirty minutes" thirteen of bublrs 57 stations are located within two blocks of a polling place. "weve got lots of stations, hillside is less than 0.1 miles away from a polling location just right on the other side of the block right over there." "bublrs busiest day on record was this past fourth of july. they are not expecting this election day to top they are going to be prepared to re stock the bikes when they see empty slots."
can watch all the stations on and we can see how many bikes there are and how many docks there are" bublr says youll miss out on traffic ...or parking headaches if you choose to bike... but the election day offer...is about more than convenience. "were in the community it is important to us, we think democracy works best when more people participate." in milwaukee deandra corinthios fox6 news. for a complete list of bublr bike stations ...click on this story....at fox 6 now dot com -- and click "links." you'll also find a list of the stations located w polling location. picking up and moving is never an easy task... it's even more difficult when you're taking the entire building with you! how crews moved a century-old museum to its new location -- next. "im fox six's jonathon gregg, in a hard hat. the new bucks arena project has been going on for months. but fans on the other side of the construction fence haven't been able to see the
what greases the gears in washington? money. and ron johnson fits right in. six years ago, johnson took a shady $10 million corporate payout, went to washington, then voted to protect $21 billion in tax breaks for the world's biggest oil companies. $21 billion. a wisconsin senator, protecting tax breaks for oil companies. that's ron johnson. that's washington. and he fits right in. end citizens united is responsible for the content of this ad. russ feingold: in the senate there's a choice- you can go along withited the rigged system,sible or you can stand for something that matters. i stand with wisconsin working families.
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and how wages aren't keeping up. senator johnson stands with ceo's -tax loopholes for billionaires, tax breaks for companies that ship jobs overseas. i'll take on the rigged system. and work to build an economy that works for everyone. i'm russ feingold and i approve this message because you deserve a senator who stands up for you. an economy rigged for the wealthy. and ron johnson's made it worse.
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companies shipping wisconsin jobs overseas, supported privatizing social security, which would hand billions to wall street, and wants to eliminate the federal minimum wage. senator johnson works for wall street, not us. senate majority pac is responsible for the content of this advertising. big move over the weekend -- with the entire building changing locations... the "vance kirkland studio" in denver moving eight blocks yesterday with the help of remote-controlled wheels... traffic lights had to be removed and streets blocked off in order to move the century old structure. officials say the studio lost a few bricks along the way to its new location -- but should be ready to be moved into place early this week. the museum is schedule reopen at
now at six. on this election eve ... it's an all-out blitz for presidential candidates through swing states. this comes as the wisconsin candidates for senate -- make their final push to win over voters. feingold says: "there's no question we have the momentum." johnson says: "the mom the republican side here" that's our big story. after months of campaigning -- what's one more day? in just 26-hours -- the polls will be closed... and results will be coming in. we have team coverage tonight. let's start with fox six's bret lemoine. russ feingold says hes not worried at all about his
tomo 180 in racine this afternoon, where volunteers are manning a phone bank for democrats. feingold told supporters that he will work to end trade agreements that send jobs overseas if hes elected. he says his opponent, ron johnson, backs big businesses. even though the race has tightened in recent weeks - only one point separates feingold and johnson in the polls - feingold says hes been in the lead since he entered the race. he said he hopes supporters think hes down in the p feingold says: "either you get a senator who is going to vote for middle and working families to do something about the minimum wage, family leave and pharmaceutical medicine or you have somebody whos going to keep voting with big corporations and out of state interests. its as simple as that." feingold left racine to head to oshkosh. hell be in the madison area on election night. reporting live in racine, bl, fox6 news.