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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 (06/19/11)

Photos of the Week

 


1) U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner, D-N.Y., follows his wife, Huma Abedin into their home in Queens, N.Y., on Thursday, June 16, 2011. Weiner has decided to resign his seat in Congress after a two-week scandal spawned by lewd and even x-rated photos the New York lawmaker took of himself and sent online to numerous women. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)


2) Amy Balduf, of Richmond, Tenn., is comforted by a Marine at the graveside of her husband, U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Kevin Balduf, who was killed serving in Afghanistan, at Arlington National Cemetery, Wednesday, June 15, 2011, in Arlington, Va. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)


3) Veterans view the Moving Wall display, a half-size replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, following the opening ceremony for Welcome Home 2011 at Navy Pier on June 17, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. Welcome Home 2011 celebrates the 25th anniversary of the 1986 Chicago Vietnam Veterans Welcome Home Parade where 200,000 veterans and their families marched in a parade in front of 300,000 spectators. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)


4) Sgt. Emily Cash, a Cross Plains native now in Oshkosh, reunites with her daughter Isabel, 3, after landing in Madison, WI this past week. Photo: AP


5) (L-R) Firefighters Wes Odom, Tarcy Wright and Cpt. Jimmy Neisen from Surprise, Arizona, work to put out a hot spot in a tree trunk on June 11, 2011 in Greer, Arizona. A red flag warning had been posted fas firefighters brace for high winds. The Wallow Fire, which is five percent contained, has spread over more than 600 square miles and crossed the border into New Mexico, destroying 29 homes, the majority in the resort town of Greer, and threatened 5,200 more. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)


6) John Evans, an employee of the Arby's restaurant, puts up a thank you message for the firefighters who helped save the town of Eagar from the massive Wallow Fire on June 13, 2011 in Eagar, Arizona. The wildfire which is 10% contained has spread over more than 703 square miles as it crossed the border into New Mexico, destroying 29 homes, the majority in the resort town of Greer, and threatened 5,200 more. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)


7) A car stands in water on Ferry Road after two magnitude 6.0 and 5.5 earthquakes struck on June 13, 2011 in Christchurch, New Zealand. The aftershocks have followed four months after the major earthquake which hit the city on February 22, 2011 resulting in the deaths of 181 people. (Photo by Martin Hunter/Getty Images)


8) US President Barack Obama and US Speaker of the House John Boehner play golf at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland, June 18. Larry Downing / Reuters


9) A Dick Jones handout picture of the longest burning light bulb released by www.centennialbulb.org taken Feb. 25, 2001, at the Livermore Fire Station #6 in Livermore, Calif., is the world's oldest lightbulb. It turns 110 years-old on June 18. The bulb first lit up in 1901 before the Titanic sank and before the San Francisco earthquake in 1906. The lightbulb has its own profile on Facebook and is watched over by a webcam which offers round-the-clock proof of its continued activity. Dick Jones/EPA


10) Volunteers, stand together to form the shape of a drop of blood, to mark World Blood Donor Day on the place des Nations, in front of the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, Tuesday, June 14, 2011. (AP Photo/Keystone, Salvatore Di Nolfi)


11) Australian classical musician Shenzo Gregorio plays an electric violin while suspended under the dome of the historic Queen Victoria Building in Sydney. Shenzo played a range of complex classical compositions, whilst suspended up to 25 meters high in the air, to entertain shoppers during the mid-year sales.Getty Images / June 17, 2011 )


12) A swan holds up traffic near junction 3 of the M4 motorway, west of London, on June 15, 2011. AFP PHOTO/Carl de Souza (Photo credit should read CARL DE SOUZA/AFP/Getty Images)


13) A schnauzer wears a nappy to avoid an accident on June 17, 2011 at the "Maintier" pet fair in Frankfurt/M., western Germany. 85 exhibitors present animals and accessories for their keeping during the fair running from June 17 to 19, 2011. FRANK RUMPENHORST/AFP/Getty Images)


14) Two newborn fawns, less than five hours old according to a neighbor, rest in tall grass Thursday, June 16, 2011 near the base of Canfield Mountain in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. (AP Photo/Coeur d'Alene Press, Jerome A. Pollos)


15) A woman feeds a seagull with breadcrumbs on June 16, 2011 in Zinnowitz on the Baltic island of Usedom, northeastern Germany. Spring brought unsettled weather to the region with temperatures around 20 degrees Celsius. STEFAN SAUER/AFP/Getty Images


16) Uwe Wuenstel tastes a cockroach bred for consumption by the German company "Der Schabenkoenig" (The Cockroach King), on June 17, 2011 at the "Maintier" pet fair in Frankfurt/M., western Germany. 85 exhibitors present animals and accessories for their keeping during the fair running from June 17 to 19, 2011. FRANK RUMPENHORST/AFP/Getty Images)


17) A Darth Vader actor waits for tourists who want to be photographed together with him, in front of the Brandenburg Gate during a thunderstorm in Berlin, Germany, Tuesday, June 14. Michael Sohn / AP


18) Samples of a cuddly toy version of Germany's beloved cross-eyed opossum called Heidi are seen in a box at the Koesener toys factory in Bad Koesen, eastern Germany, on Wednesday, June 15, 2011. The animal came from a zoo in Denmark to the Leipzig Zoo, where they found out that it is cross-eyed. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)


19) Ron Mueck's 'Big Baby' sculpture is displayed in front of Jenny Saville's painting 'Interfacing' at the Masterpieces Exhibition at Christie's on June 13, 2011 in London, England. The painting and sculpture feature in the exhibition, open to the public from 13th - 15th June 2011, which showcases some of the £250 million worth of art for sale over the next four weeks. Artists including Michelangelo, Gainsborough, Goya, Stubbs, Monet, Picasso and Renoir are represented. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)


20) Model Anneka Tanaka-Svenska poses for a photograph in a Louis Mariette hat as she arrives for the opening day of Royal Ascot at Ascot Racecourse on June 14, 2011 in Ascot, United Kingdom. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)


21) A visitor passes by a work of art by Maurizio Cattelan on June 14, 2011 during the preview day of the Art 42 Basel fair and exhibition which will take place from June 15 to June 19, 2011 in Basel. SEBASTIEN BOZON/AFP/Getty Images)


22) Shoppers in their underwear shelter from the rain as they queue to enter a clothing store in London, England, on June 16. The Desigual shop offered the first 100 customers two items of clothing for free as long as they arrived at the store dressed only in their underwear. Luke MacGregor / Reuters


23) Dallas Mavericks' Dirk Nowitzki, of Germany, fights back tears as fans cheer following his introduction during a celebration following the team's victory parade, Thursday, June 16, 2011, in Dallas. The Mavericks earned their first NBA basketball championship by defeating the Miami Heat. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)


24) Fans of the Boston Bruins react during a Stanley Cup victory parade on June 18, 2011 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)


25) A couple kisses while police walk in the streets during riots following the Stanley Cup finals in Vancouver, Canada, on Wednesday, June 15. Vancouver broke out in riots after their hockey team, the Vancouver Canucks, lost in Game Seven of the Stanley Cup Finals. Rich Lam / Getty Images

 

 

And finally,

This most recent photo of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords since she was shot, was posted to her public Facebook page by her aides Sunday morning June 12. The photo was taken May 17, at TIRR Memorial Hermann Hospital, the day after the launch of Endeavour and the day before she had her cranioplasty.Giffords could be released from a rehabilitation hospital in Houston sometime this month, a top aide says, offering the latest indication that the Arizona congresswoman is making progress in recovering from a gunshot wound to the head. Woman in background is unidentified. P.K. Weis/Giffords campaign/ AP

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