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    Appliance recycling through Focus on Energy Focus on Energy United Community Center Taste of Home Colin Mochrie & Brad Sherwood at The Pabst Theater Common Guy’s Film Reviews Milwaukee County Zoo: World Penguin Day

  • Milwaukee County Zoo will host its first “World Penguin Day” April 25

    (WITI) — Penguins are some of the most beloved animals in zoos and aquariums today. However, these animals are much more than their adorable waddles, beautiful markings and quirky personalities. Penguins are a unique and important part of our natural world, and on Saturday, April 25, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Milwaukee County Zoo will host its first “World Penguin Day,” to highlight these remarkable animals, and to draw attention to their dwindling populations in the wild. Here are […]

  • Paul Hall gives his review of what’s in theaters now

    (WITI) — Our movie man, Paul Hall from Common Guy’s Film Reviews, has both in his review of what’s in theaters now. Follow Paul Hall on Twitter and Facebook.

  • Macarons are the trendy new dessert, but they’re tough to make

    (WITI) — They’re a hot trend in baking right now, but are tricky to get just right. Jessica Grover, executive pastry chef at Potawatomi Hotel and Casino, joins Real Milwaukee with an intro to the art of macarons. Please note: This recipe is in ounces, and Jessica strongly encourage people to buy an inexpensive digital scale when baking or making pastry items.  This is recommended for consistent outcome of the product, instead of using cups as a unit of measure. […]

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    Learn about the wonderful wildlife in Wisconsin, but where?

    (WITI) — Celebrate spring at the Schlitz Audubon Nature Center by learning about the wonderful wildlife in Wisconsin. Watch as Laura previews the Spring Spectacular.

  • The Cooking Mom shares fun, healthy recipes with asparagus

    (WITI) — Nothing says spring like asparagus! The Cooking Mom joins FOX6 WakeUp to whip up some fun, new healthy recipes with asparagus. Recipes: Spring Pasta Salad Asparagus Potato Frittata Pasta with Pesto Sauce, Peas, and Asparagus

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    Future Forecaster: Meet 11-year-old Suzanne from Atwater Elementary

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Our latest Future Forecaster joined the FOX6 Weather Experts on an absolutely amazing day. We introduce you to Suzanne Rothrock, an 11-year-old who attends Atwater Elementary in Shorewood. FOX6 and Meteorologist Rob Haswell are looking for some smart, fun, outgoing and weather-loving kids to help with the weather forecasts Friday mornings on WakeUp News. If you have a 6 to 12-year-old child who is into weather and wants to show his or her stuff, then we want […]

  • Zoo Interchange project continues to develop: Get tour of progress so far

    (WITI) — The Zoo Interchange project continues to develop this morning. Mark Klipstein with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation joins FOX6 WakeUp to give a tour of progress so far.  

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    (WITI) — Look who is turning six years old Friday, April 24, 2015.

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    Crash temporarily closed all lanes on westbound I-94 near 68th Street

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) –A crash forced officials to temporarily shut down a stretch of westbound I-94 near near 68th Street Friday morning, April 24th. All lanes reopened around 7:40 a.m. No additional details have been released — including the cause of the crash or if any injuries were sustained. FOX6 News will continue to monitor this incident and will update this story when more information becomes available.

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    Milwaukee police investigating attempted armed robbery at Wendy’s restaurant

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Milwaukee police are investigating an attempted armed robbery that occurred at the Wendy’s restaurant located near N. 6th Street and North Avenue Wednesday, April 22nd. Police say two suspects entered the store around 9:00 p.m. One of the suspects climbed over the register and pointed a gun at the employee and demanded money. However, the employee was unable to open the register and the suspects left. No one was injured. No arrests have been made.

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    Several departments called out to condo fire in Town of Grafton, no injuries reported

    GRAFTON (WITI) — Crews responded to the scene of a fire in the Town of Grafton early Thursday morning, April 23rd. The Ozaukee County Sheriff’s Department took a 911 call around 3:30 a.m. from a homeowner on Stonecroft Dr. advising their house was on fire and all occupants were safely out. Ozaukee County Sheriff’s officials responded, along with Port Washington police. The Grafton Fire Department requested assistance from surrounding fire departments. Fire departments from Port Washington, Cedarburg, Thiensville, Saukville, Mequon, Fredonia, Waubeka […]


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