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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.

Week-ends (10/30/10)

Week-ends


A look back at the people and events that made news the past week. Week-ends is a regular weekly feature of This Just In...


HEROES OF THE WEEK


Anonymous man on a tour


Another mystery hero


Hospital volunteers in Huntington, WV


Bill Barror


William Shumpert


Feris Jones.........MORE............MORE


John Abraham



Matthew McCune


Dimas Pinzon


Rodney Scott........WATCH:
 




MORE



VILLAINS OF THE WEEK


Carlos Baez


Dog owners


Joy Behar


The state of Idaho


UNICEF


Buffalo teachers


Mann Middle School in Colorado



QUOTES OF THE WEEK


"He can take his endorsement and really shove it as far as I'm concerned.”
Rhode Island gubernatorial candidate Frank Caprio, reacting angrily to President Obama's decision not to endorse him.


Every single great idea that has marked the 21st century, the 20th century and the 19th century has required government vision and government incentive.”
VP Joe Biden with another gem


“What [Republicans] do is find candidates, usually stealth candidates, that haven’t been in office, haven’t served or performed in any kind of public service. My opponent is typical, frankly.”

Jim Moran on his opponent, Col. Patrick Murray (US Army-Ret.), who served 24 years in uniform.


“Between 1921 and 1929, tax rates in the top brackets were cut from 73 percent to 24 percent. In other words, these were what the left likes to call ‘tax cuts for the rich’ What happened to federal revenues from income taxes over this same span of time? Income tax revenues rose by more than 30 percent. What happened to the economy? Jobs increased, output rose, the unemployment rate fell and incomes rose. Because economic activity increased, the government received more income tax revenues. In short, these were tax cuts for the economy, even if the left likes to call them ‘tax cuts for the rich’."
Conservative columnist Thomas Sowell


And there is nothing simpler than the Gallup findings on the ideological inclinations of the American people. Conservative: 42 percent. Moderate: 35 percent. Liberal: 20 percent. No fanciful new syndromes or other elaborate fictions are required to understand that if you try to impose a liberal agenda on such a demonstrably center-right country -- a country that is 80 percent non-liberal -- you get a massive backlash.”
Conservative columnist Charles Krauthammer


"Gusts of wind up to 60 mph. Well today will be fun at work. I guess I've lived long enough. Holy (blank). Holy (blank). This is terrifying."
20-year-old Declan Sullivan, a junior at the University of Notre Dame who worked as a videographer for the school’s football team. He was taping practice in a 50-foot high portable lift Wednesday during heavy winds. He tweeted before the tower collapsed about 45 minutes later, crashing through a fence and landing on the street below. Sullivan was rushed to a hospital, where he later died.


Joy, Raised $150,000 online yesterday. Thanks for your help. Sincerely, Sharron Angle.”
Nevada Senate candidate Angle sent flowers to Joy Behar of The View after Behar repeatedly called her a “bitch.”


Those flowers were picked by illegal immigrants. And they’re not voting for you, bitch.”
Joy Behar in response to Angle.


I don't know the legalities, but this is an official elected to represent us. What does this mean -- if I don't have the money that he won't even meet with me to hear my side of an important issue for our district?”
Michael Smith, a doctor at Eau Claire's OakLeaf Surgical Hospital, after he and another OakLeaf doctor claimed an aide to U.S. Rep. Ron Kind sought campaign contributions in exchange for a meeting with the congressman in 2007.


“If I am elected to Congress, I can guarantee that a constituent meeting with me will not come with a bill due at the end.”
State Senator Dan Kapanke, (R-La Crosse), Kind’s opponent.



OUTRAGE OF THE
WEEK


Talk about your...Grateful Dead!



MOST OVER-HYPED STORY OF THE WEEK


Obama appears on The Daily Show.



MOST UNDER-REPORTED STORY OF THE WEEK


The NFL favors Democrats.



STRANGEST, MOST UNUSUAL STORY OF THE WEEK


These
can really kill a romantic moment.


Never send this kind of text.


Candidate files criminal complaint over this.


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