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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.

Photos of the Week (10/03/10)

Photos of the Week






The stage is ready for Farm Aid's 25th anniversary concert, to be held Saturday at Miller Park. The first Farm Aid concert was held in 1985 to help keep family farmers on their land. A quarter-century later, Farm Aid is the longest running benefit concert series in America.  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel photo:  Tom Lynn






As the afternoon went on, fans filled the outfield and filled up the seats at Farm Aid at Miller Park Saturday. Journal Sentinel photo: Benny Sieu






Fans in the stands listen to the music and enjoy the Farm Aid concessions, most of which matched the day's locally grown theme.Journal Sentinel photo: Michael Sears 






Neil Young, Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp and Dave Matthews perform together at Farm Aid. Journal Sentinel photo: Benny Sieu






Jazz singer Norah Jones made a country turn with her rendition of Johnny Cash's "Cry, Cry, Cry." Journal Sentinel photo: Benny Sieu






Willie Nelson has a hug for Norah Jones after her performance. Journal Sentinel photo: Benny Sieu


 



Aerosmith's Steven Tyler (left), in town for 'American Idol' auditions, joins Willie Nelson for Farm Aid's final performance of the evening. Journal Sentinel photo: Benny Sieu






President Barack Obama drew a crowd of 26,500 people to Library Mall on the University of Wisconsin -- Madison campus. UW police said they determined the crowd size because they know the capacity of Library Mall and the surrounding area. Journal Sentinel photo: Benny Sieu






U.S. President Barack Obama (L) and chief of staff Rahm Emanuel hug during an East Room event October 1, 2010 at the White House in Washington, DC. Obama announced the resignation of Emanuel, who will run for the mayor of Chicago, and named Pete Rouse as interim chief of staff. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)


 



Bethany Storro, who falsely claimed a stranger threw acid in her face, stands before the judge during a brief court appearance in Clark County Superior Court Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2010, in Vancouver, Wash. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)




Rutgers University junior Logan Gray and other students carry flowers to a remembrance ceremony Friday, Oct. 1, 2010, at Rutgers in New Brunswick, N.J., for fellow student Tyler Clementi. The death of Clementi, 18, is being felt by his Rutgers University classmates who said they wished they could have stopped the teen from jumping off a bridge after secret video of his sexual encounter with a man was streamed online. Clementi's roommate, Dharun Ravi, and fellow Rutgers freshman Molly Wei, both 18, have been charged with invading Clementi's privacy. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)



 

People who are affected by floods show their identity cards to the photographer, as they wait to register so that they can receive money and food aid in Peshawar, Pakistan, on Thursday, Sept 30, 2010. The floods have left millions of people homeless and in a precarious position as they try to rebuild their lives. (AP Photo/Mohammad Sajjad)






John King walks behind Susan Cicione, Colony North Apartments resident as she climbs over a boulder after going through a cut fence that leads into the parking lot of First State Bowling Center in Wilmington. Residents Colony North, Las Casa and Summit Chase Apartments are trapped in the complex since the only access to the apartment facility was destroyed by high flood waters early Friday, Oct. 1, 2010. (AP Photo/The News Journal, Jennifer Corbet)

 



Ducks swim by a partially submerged car along on Booth Street in Norfolk, Va., on Thursday, Sept. 30, 2010. Quickly rising water took many motorists by surprise and scores of vehicles were stuck across the Norfolk area. (AP Photo/The Virginian-Pilot, Ross Taylor)






In this Oct. 1, 2005 photo, co-pilot Carol Rymer Davis empties a bag of confetti on the crowd as pilot Richard Abruzzo flies their gas balloon in the Gordon Bennett balloon race at the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta in Albuquerque, N.M. Abruzzo and Davis were participating in the 54th Gordon Bennett Gas Balloon Race when contact was lost Wednesday morning, Sept. 29, 2010, over the Adriatic Sea. They are feared dead. (AP Photo/The Albuquerque Journal, Greg Sorber)


 



Palermo's Pizza and 1,600 local volunteers were scheduled to gather at Concordia University on Friday and Saturday to assemble 320,000 meals for hungry children around the world. The event is in partnership with "Feed My Starving Children", an organization that distributes meals for hungry children via community partners around the world. Among the volunteers are pupils from St. Paul's Lutheran School in Grafton., including Julia Wille age 9, Aaron Yurk age 8, and then at right Jonathan Zager age 10. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel photo:  Michael Sears






A record 16,000 people line up for the start of the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure on Lincoln Memorial Drive near the Milwaukee Art Museum last Sunday morning. Journal Sentinel photo:  Gary Porter


 



Two members of the "Rack Pack" carry signs at the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. Journal Sentinel photo: Gary Porter






A hawk decides which way to go while scavenging for its next meal from atop a sign near the Mines of Spain State Park in Dubuque Iowa, Wednesday, September 29, 2010. (AP Photo/Telegraph Herald, Jeremy Portje)






A black swan stands by the water in St James's Park, in the early morning sunshine on September 30, 2010 in London, England. Londoner's enjoyed a bright but cold start to their day after a week of unsettled whether. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)


 



This undated photo shows an endangered pygmy rabbit in the wild in eastern Washington state. The tiny pygmy rabbit does not warrant protection under the endangered species act, a federal agency said Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2010 in its latest ruling against the creature. (AP Photo/Washington State University, Len Zoeli)






A Waxy Monkey Frog, from the Chaco Desert of South America, sits on a branch in the exhibit "Frogs: A Chorus of Colors" that will open Friday at the Milwaukee Public Museum. Journal Sentinel photo: Gary Porter






Franklin's Brady Oates makes a leaping catch between Kenosha Tremper's Dominique Dixon (left) and Andrew Bianan Friday night. Franklin clinched a playoff spot and remained undefeated with a 42-12 victory. Journal Sentinel photo: Benny Sieu






 

Wisconsin's Jacob Pedersen lands in the end zone during a 12-yard reception for a touchdown against Michigan State Saturday. The Badgers lost their Big ten opener on the road, 34-24.  Journal Sentinel photo:  Mark Hoffman






Ryan Braun walks off the field after the Brewers' final home game of the season. Journal Sentinel photo: Benny Sieu






The Bears recover a fumble by Packers receiver James Jones and later scored the winning field goal Monday night. Chicago 20, Green Bay 17. Journal Sentinel photo: Benny Sieu






Saints fans watch the game between the New Orleans Saints and the Atlanta Falcons at the Louisiana Superdome on September 26, 2010 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)






Chiefs fan Joel Donigan cheers on Kansas City during an NFL game against the San Francisco 49ers at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri, on Sunday, September 26, 2010. The Chiefs won, 31-10. (Mike Ransdell/Kansas City Star/MCT)






Gotta be California. Bernard Golden, left, dressed as Spongebob Squarepants, entertains tourists as two Los Angeles police officers walk with a handcuffed woman arrested in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles, Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2010. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)






Members of the Grand Ole Opry perform "Will the Circle be Unbroken?" in the Grand Ole Opry House on Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010, in Nashville, Tenn. The show is the first to be held in the Opry House since the facility was heavily damaged by floodwaters in May. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)






Visitors enjoy the evening in a beer tent at the Oktoberfest beer festival in Munich, southern Germany, Monday, Sept. 27, 2010. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)


 



Visitors to Kensington Gardens are reflected in Anish Kapoor's sculpture 'C-Curve 2007' on September 27, 2010 in London, England. Four works are being displayed in the park in an exhibition entitled 'Turing the World Upside Down' and will be open to the public from September 28, 2010 to March 13, 2011. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)






Summerfest, we can beat this! In this publicity image released by the Orlando Convention & Visitors Bureau, five hundred people gather to set a new Guinness World Record for the world's largest smiley face on World Smile Day in Orlando, on Friday, Oct. 1, 2010. (AP Photo/Orlando CVB, Rick Fowler)






Japan's electronics giant Panasonic unveils a prototype model of a hair-washing machine that makes 3D scanning of the user's head, shampoos and massages with 16 "fingers" at the annual Home care and Rehabilitation exhibition in Tokyo on September 30, 2010. Panasonic is expecting to put it on the market in 2012. AFP PHOTO / Yoshikazu TSUNO, Getty Images






Herve Diebholt from France poses for photographers during the "European Beard Championship " in Leogang, Austrian province of Salzburg on Saturday, Oct. 2, 2010. ( AP Photo/ Kerstin Joensson)
 

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