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Kevin Fischer is a veteran broadcaster, the recipient of over 150 major journalism awards from the Milwaukee Press Club, the Wisconsin Associated Press, the Northwest Broadcast News Association, the Wisconsin Bar Association, and others. He has been seen and heard on Milwaukee TV and radio stations for over three decades. A longtime aide to state Senate Republicans in the Wisconsin Legislature, Kevin can be seen offering his views on the news on the public affairs program, "InterCHANGE," on Milwaukee Public Television Channel 10, and heard filling in on Newstalk 1130 WISN. He lives with his wife, Jennifer, and their lovely young daughter, Kyla Audrey, in Franklin.

Franklin official: Natural lawn issue blown out of proportion


The city of Franklin’s all but meaningless and virtually powerless Environmental Commission meets tonight to discuss the most recent Franklin controversy: natural lawns. The term “natural lawn” is actually doublespeak for “landscaping or yard vegetation run amok and unruly.” Or, as a colleague of mine puts it even more succinctly, “weeds.”

This morning, WUWM’s Susan Bence gave an update in an in-depth, informative piece. But I find it very odd that Bence couldn’t find a single soul to go on tape that was passionately opposed to natural lawns.

Here’s her story complete with link to audio.

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