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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 (06/26/11)

Photos of the Week


1) The head of a lawn deer remains above the flood waters from the Souris River in an evacuated western neighborhood of Minot, N.D. Friday, June 24, 2011. About one-fourth of the city's 40,000 residents have evacuated their homes. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)


2) Erik Anderson, an evacuated resident of Minot, N.D., plays various Bach compositions on his cello in the parking lot of the Longfellow Elementary School near the Souris River in Minot Saturday, June 25, 2011. Anderson said playing this music is the core of who he is, so it just feel right. The Souris River neared its crest Saturday in Minot, where city officials hoped to ride out the high water without losing more than the thousands of homes already damaged by flooding. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)


3) A man attacks a gay rights activist during a gay pride parade, which was unsanctioned by the city authorities, in St. Petersburg, Russia, June 25. Photo: Reuters


4) Revelers celebrate in front of the Stonewall Inn in Manhattan's west village following the passing of the same sex marriage bill by a vote of 33 to 29, Friday, June 24, 2011, in New York. Same-sex marriage is now legal in New York after Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill that was narrowly passed by state lawmakers Friday, handing activists a breakthrough victory in the state where the gay rights movement was born. The gay rights movement is considered to have started with the Stonewall riots in New York City's Greenwich Village in 1969. (AP Photo/Louis Lanzano)


5) Officer Elaina R. Ciacchi, right, hugs Officer Sabrina M. Choat after the 128th Police Academy graduation ceremony Friday, June 24, 2011, in Cleveland. Amid tears and cheers, 42 Cleveland police academy cadets joined the force and now face immediate layoffs in a budget cut. The layoffs are among 321 in Cleveland, including 81 police officers. Cleveland blames the layoffs on cuts in state aid. Tony Dejak, AP


6) Sgt. 1st Class Joseph W. Walker with l-r his grandsons Charleston Baglio, 5, and (putting on Walker's hat) Jackson Baglio, 6, and Walker's daughter Amber Baglio as he poses for a family photo after receiving his second Purple Heart Friday. U.S. Rep. Sue Myrick presented Sgt. 1st Class Joseph W. Walker with his second Purple Heart award for meritorious service while serving in Iraq, in a 7 pm ceremony at the 108th Training Command (IET) Headquarters US Army Reserve Center on Westover St. Walker got his first Purple Heart when he was hurt by an IED, and he received his second for a Humvee wreck in Iraq. Diedra Laird - Charlotte Observer


7) Forest works on some homework and Eli sits on the couch, while Smiles types in some new song lyrics he wrote into their laptop, and Space cuddles with Simon. "This bus really makes us a close family, not just because we have to be around each other all the time, but because we want to be around each other" Smiles said. For the Soul of Athens multimedia project, students from Ohio University look at how the American Dream is evolving in the small towns of southeast Ohio. Photographer Meg Roussos focused on a family of five living in a school bus on 20 acres of land, producing an essay titled "The Refuge."


8) This undated handout image courtesy of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), shows a close-up of dirty teeth and a malignant lip lesion with a warning that says: "Cigarettes cause cancer."


9) Combination of six pictures showing Josef Fellner (first row, L-R), Belinda Winkler, Georg Thiede and (second row, L-R) Lidwina Weiss, Waltraud Leitner and Andreas Boehm after stuffing tobacco in their noses during the German tobacco sniffing championship in the little Bavarian village of Kucha near Nuremberg June 25, 2011. About 220 men and women tried to get as much tobacco, at a maximum of five grams, as they could in their nose in one minute. Here's a close-up of Lidwina Weiss. Photos: Michaela Rehle / Reuters


10) Music fans arrive in the mud and the rain at the Glastonbury Festival site.The Glastonbury festival opened its gates on Wednesday to 150,000 fans ignoring forecasts for rain and muddy fields to hear U2 and Beyonce alongside a bewildering choice of smaller acts from Spliff Richard to punk poet Attila the Stockbroker. Now in its fifth decade, the event has grown from a humble gathering of 1,500 people on Michael Eavis's Worthy dairy farm in 1970, each paying one pound ($1.60) and receiving free milk, to a giant five-day celebration of music costing 195 pounds for a basic ticket. Matt Cardy/Getty Images


11) Mckenzie Pollak of Colora, Md., navigates the mud on her belly during the 1st Annual Delaware Mud Run, Jr., benefiting the Leukemia Research Foundation of Delaware, in Middletown, Del. on June 23, 2011. (AP Photo/The News Journal, William Bretzger)


12) Rod Stewart and baby Aiden attend the Salon Prive in association with Audemars Piguet at Syon Park on June 24, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Dave M. Benett/Getty Images)


13) Kate Newman is the engine on a full train as she pulls her triplets around the block on E. Lyon near N. Van Buren streets in Milwaukee. Riding (from left) are Beckett, Adeline and Eloise.Milwaukee Journal Sentinel photo: Rick Wood.


13) One of 13 newborn ostriches is accompanied by a hen as it explores its enclosure on June 21, 2011 at the zoo in Berlin. The flightless birds are native to Africa.  JOERG CARSTENSEN/AFP/Getty Images)


14) In this photo taken June 21, 2011, and provided by the Alaska SeaLife Center, Cordelia, foreground, a female harbor seal pup born June 8, 2011, at the research institution in Seward, Alaska. Cordelia, rear, is her mother, Atuun. Officials say this is Atuun's first pup. Cordelia is expected to make her public debut within the next week. (AP Photo/Alaska SeaLife Center, Stephen Marquis)


15) Sandy Gallego grimaces after getting a whiff of the order omitted from the Amorphophallus titanum, commonly called the "corpse flower," at the University of California, Davis, Botanical Conservatory, Friday, June 24, 2011. When blooming the plant releases the scent a dead animal to attract flies and carrion beetles for pollination. Also known as Titan Arum, It may take 15 years for the plant to become large enough to bloom, and it is especially rare to see in cultivation. Originally discovered in 1878, on the island of Sumatra in Indonesia, the Titan Arum as been coaxed into flower only about 100 times around the world, including four times at UC Davis. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)


16) Green Bay Packers cornerback Charles Woodson shows off his Super Bowl ring while being introduced as grand marshal before the Milwaukee 225 last Sunday.Milwaukee Journal sentinel photo: Mark Hoffman


17) Bailey Narr, 11, left, receives a kiss on the cheek from Brandon Matchett 12, after they were crowned queen and king after winning the championship rounds of the 88th annual National Marbles Tournament, Thursday, June 23, 2011, in Wildwood, N.J. Both are from both of Allegheny County, Pa. (AP Photo/The Press of Atlantic City, Dale Gerhard)


18) Jackson Perry, of San Diego, takes a bite of a fried Kool-Aid ball at the San Diego County Fair Tuesday, June 21, in Del Mar, Calif. The crispy balls with their red-hot insides are a big seller at the fair this year. Gregory Bull / AP


19) Hedda Lettuce attends the Interactive "Mommie Dearest" presentation at the Ziegfeld Theater on June 23, 2011 in New York City. Photo by Ben Gabbe/Getty Images


20) Some 400 people braving the cold waters and chill winds as they take part in a mass skinny dip, in the sea at the Gower Peninsula in Wales, June 19, 2011. (Chris Grubb/National Trust/AP Photo)

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