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  • Patching, joint repair, single lane closures: The upcoming construction that could impact your commute

    MILWAUKEE — Ryan Luck with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation joins FOX6 WakeUp to talk about the upcoming construction that could impact your commute. I-41/US 45 Cable Guard Project (Washington County) (Fall 2019 through late fall 2020) In early fall 2019, crews began resurfacing 22 miles of I-41 between the I-41/US 45 split and the Dodge County Line. This stretch of I-41 will have guardrail and cable barrier installed and will replace the structures along I-41 over a tributary to […]

  • Fatal hit-and-run near 1st and Chase -- Sandra Skenandore

    Medical examiner identifies woman killed in hit-and-run; man arrested

    MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee County medical examiner on Tuesday, March 3 positively identified the 36-year-old woman struck by a hit-and-run driver and killed near 1st Street and Chase Avenue on Sunday, March 1. She was identified as Sandra Skenandore. Police on Tuesday afternoon announced the arrest of a 27-year-old Milwaukee man. The medical examiner said Skenandore suffered multiple traumatic injuries in the crash. According to the medical examiner’s report, Skenandore was attempting to cross the street at an unmarked croswalk […]

  • Heart disease is largely preventable: 5 science-backed ways to keep your heart healthy

    MILWAUKEE — February is American Heart Month — so what better time than now to get your ticker in tip-top shape. Registered Dietitian Lisa Grudzielanek with Metcalfe’s Market joins Real Milwaukee with five ways you can greatly reduce your risk of heart disease. About every 40 seconds someone in the United States has a heart attack. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. It’s a staggering 1 in every 4 deaths. The good news […]

  • Meal prep tips from a pro– and some of the meals you can order off his menu

    MILWAUKEE — Austin Vetter with FreshChef Meal Prep joins Real Milwaukee to tell us all about how he started his business — and offers some tips for prepping things in your own kitchen too. Meal Prep Tips: 1. Plan your meals ahead, write them down and make a shopping list 2. Keep the selection of simple, proteins, vegetables, carbs. At least each food group. 3. Invest in a variety of spices. Foods like chicken, turkey, and steak are like a […]

  • Hall and Oates to perform at American Family Insurance Amphitheater on July 26

    MILWAUKEE — Rock & Roll Hall of Famers Daryl Hall & John Oates will perform at the American Family Insurance Amphitheater on July 26. Pre-sale for VIP and general tickets start Tuesday, Jan. 21 and extend through Thursday, January 23rd at 10pm local time. General on-sale starts Friday, Jan. 24 at 10 a.m.  at LiveNation.com and at the venue box office. Citi is the official presale credit card of the tour. As such, Citi cardmembers will have access to purchase […]

  • Easy, delicious dishes perfect for the holidays

    MILWAUKEE — The Cooking Mom joins FOX6 WakeUp to share delicious holiday party recipes that are sure to be a hit. Recipes: Cranberry Meatballs Hot Swiss Almond Dip Stuffed Mushrooms

  • Some animals at HAWS went all out of Halloween

    WAUKESHA — Halloween is a holiday that can be celebrated with all members of the family — including pets. Brian spent the morning at the Humane Animal Welfare Society, better known as HAWS, with some animals that have gone all out for Halloween. About HAWS (website) The Humane Animal Welfare Society of Waukesha County (HAWS) is a non-profit organization established in 1965 that assists 8,000 animals and welcomes more than 35,000 human visitors each year. As an open admission shelter, we […]

  • Alex Trebek releases cancer PSA: ‘I wish I had known sooner’

    Alex Trebek is working hard to raise awareness about the pancreatic cancer he is battling. The “Jeopardy!” host, who announced his stage 4 diagnosis in March, has teamed with the World Pancreatic Cancer Coalition for a new public service announcement. Trebek speaks in the video about the need for more attention and awareness about the disease and its symptoms. He shares that in most countries, pancreatic cancer is “the only major cancer with a five-year survival rate in the single digits.” “I […]

  • The health benefits of apples — and delicious desserts to make with them

    MILWAUKEE — Did you know today is National Apple Day! Heather Ferber with Better Health by Heather joins Real Milwaukee to celebrate all things apples and orchards. According to the University of Illinois, there are over 7500 varieties of apples grown worldwide with 2500 of those varieties being grown in the United States and 100 of those varieties are commercially available. Apples can be grown in all 50 states, but only 36 of them grow them commercially and most are […]

  • Tim Burton’s ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’ to be shown with live orchestra at The Riverside

    MILWAUKEE — The Riverside Theater announced Monday, Aug. 12 that Tim Burton’s “The Nightmare Before Christmas” will be projected on the big screen at Milwaukee’s Riverside Theater on Sunday, Oct. 20. The film will be accompanied by Danny Elfman’s enigmatic score performed by the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra. There will be two shows — one at 2 p.m. and another at 8 p.m. Doors open one hour before each show. Tickets go on sale Friday, Aug. 16 at noon  via Pabst […]

  • Attention drivers: A look at the upcoming construction that could impact your commute

    MILWAUKEE — Ryan Luck with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation joins FOX6 News to talk about the upcoming construction that could impact your commute. Project: I-94 North-South FRIDAY, JUNE 21 Closure: I-94 WEST (NB) will have an overnight full freeway closure from Ryan Road to College Avenue from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. for roadway repairs and pavement markings. Detour: Travelers can use College Avenue, Ryan Road, 27th Street, and WIS 38 to get around the closures. MONDAY, JUNE 24,  […]

  • Do it differently: 4 ways to update the classic grilled cheese sandwich

    MILWAUKEE — It’s an easy meal to make — and kids love it! Maggie Joos with The Real Good Life joins Real Milwaukee wiht four ways to update the grilled cheese. GENERAL GRILLED CHEESE TIPS: Butter your cooking surface, not the bread. Medium to low is your friend. Think skinny! Slice the cheese and fruit as thin as you can to ensure even cooking. Think the same when you put on layers of dip or onions. The thinner, the better! […]

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