NOW:53129:USA00949
http://widgets.journalinteractive.com/cache/JIResponseCacher.ashx?duration=5&url=http%3A%2F%2Fdata.wp.myweather.net%2FeWxII%2F%3Fdata%3D*USA00949
78°
H 79° L 62°
Partly Cloudy | 9MPH

This Just In ...

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 (10/09/11)

Photos of the Week


1) Nyjer Morgan is mobbed by his teammates after hitting a walk-off single in the 10th inning Friday to beat Arizona, 3-2. The Brewers advance to face St. Louis. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel photo: Tom Lynn


2) Nyger Morgan gets a champagne shower from teammates including Prince Fielder, left, after Morgan hit a walk-off single to beat the Diamondbacks, 3-2, in the 10th inning Friday night. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel photo: Tom Lynn


3)
CUPERTINO, CA: Chinese exchange students from nearby De Anza College use candles to create the Apple logo and Steve Jobs' last name in Chinese characters. The Apple founder died last week at the age of 56. Photo: Kevork Djansezian / Getty Images


4) Amanda Knox breaks down in tears as she is taken away after hearing the verdict that overturns her conviction and acquits her of murdering her British roommate Meredith Kercher, at the Perugia court, Italy, Oct. 3. A court overturned the 2009 murder conviction of US student Amanda Knox on Monday in Perugia, Italy, for the slaying of Briton Meredith Kercher. The court also overturned the conviction of her former boyfriend, Raffaele Sollecito. The duo was expected to be freed immediately. Photo: Tiziana Fabi / Pool via EPA


5) Supporters of Amanda Knox react as they watch a television news broadcast about her appeal verdict from a hotel suite in downtown Seattle Monday, Oct. 3, 2011. An Italian appeals court has thrown out Knox's murder conviction and ordered the young American free after nearly four years in prison for the death of her British roommate. Elaine Thompson / AP


6) A demonstrator lies on the ground at an entrance to the National Air and Space Museum in Washington after police pepper-sprayed a group of protestors trying to get into the museum on Oct. 8, as part of Occupy DC activities in Washington. Photo: Jose Luis Magana / AP


7) Divers pull a woman from the water onto a dock on the East River after the helicopter she was in crashed, Tuesday, Oct. 4 in New York. Photo: WPIX via AP


8) In this image made available by the Ministry Of Defence in London Monday, Oct. 3, 2011, British singer Cheryl Cole takes part in a demonstration by 42 Commando Royal Marines conducting a compound clearance followed by a casualty evacuation via a Chinook helicopter in Camp Bastion, Afghanistan, as she paid the British Troops a morale visit. (AP Photo/Ministry of Defence, Dave Hillhouse, HO)


9) This undated photo provided by the Vaughn family shows Aaron Vaughn, right, and his wife Kimberly of Virginia Beach, Va. Aaron Vaughn, a 30-year-old father of two, was among the Navy SEALs killed in August when a rocket-propelled grenade fired by a Taliban insurgent downed their Chinook helicopter en route to a combat mission. MSNBC.com reports, "While traveling on Oct. 1, she lost his silver ring with her name inscribed inside, while traveling from Texas to the east coast. She and her friends have started a Facebook campaign in hopes that the ring will be found and returned to her.  For more details on the ring and Kimberly’s itinerary that day, go to the Facebook page." Photo: Vaughn family


10) Tristen Williams 2, holds two American flags as he stands next to his father, Army Sgt. Aaron Williams, during the 82nd Airborne's Combat Aviation Brigade deployment to Afghanistan from Fort Bragg, N.C., Monday, Sept. 12. Photo: Jim R. Bounds / AP


11) Afghan teacher Meher Afroza, right, teaches the Koran at an Islamic school in Kabul on Sept. 4. Women's rights in Afghanistan risk being forgotten as international troops withdraw and the government struggles for a peace deal 10 years after the Taliban were ousted.Separate reports by Oxfam and ActionAid say women's rights have improved since the October 2001 US-led invasion, particularly access to education, with 2.7 million girls now in school, according to Oxfam. Photo: Adek Berry / AFP - Getty Images


12) A woman whips an alleged thief that is being judged in a 'popular trial' in a shantytown in Lima, Peru, Oct. 6. The man was accused of stealing a house and was detained by neighbors, in Lima's shantytowns several people dispense justice on their own because of the lack of effective system of justice. Photo: Paolo Aguilar / EPA


13) Former President George W. Bush hugs his wife, Laura Bush, during the George W. Bush Presidential Center Topping Out Ceremony on October 3 in Dallas, Texas. The Center is a future complex that will include former President George W. Bush's presidential library and museum, the George W. Bush Policy Institute, and the offices of the George W. Bush Foundation. Photos: Tom Pennington / Getty Images


14) President Barack Obama holds up a book with a depiction of him as he speaks with 3 to 5 year old children as he tours the Children’s Laboratory School at Eastfield College in Mesquite, Texas, October 4, 2011. (AFP PHOTO/Saul LOEB)


15) Julia Longoria rakes what is left of her yard near downtown Robert Lee, Texas. Longoria, 83, raised a family in town, including two sons who played football for Robert Lee, and has never seen things so dry. (Molly Hennessy-Fiske/Los Angeles Times/MCT)


16) One of two downed trees lies across the popular Trail of 100 Giants at Sequoia National Forest, Calif., temporarily closing the trail. The Forest Service said the downed trees were reported Friday and no one was injured. Officials are still working to determine the ages of the trees and why they fell. Some of the giant trees in that area are 245 feet tall and have diameters of 18 feet. Photo: Sequoia National Forest via AP


17) A person walks through a model of a scanning corridor at the International Air Transport Association Aviation Security (IATA AVSEC) conference in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011. The airline industry has presented its vision for a security 'checkpoint of the future,' which would speed up safety checks by sorting passengers according to the level of risk they pose. (AP Photo/Evert Elzinga)


18) Metrolink passengers ride the new "quiet car" from Anaheim to Los Angeles on its first day of implementation Monday, Oct. 3. The quiet car is exactly what it sounds like: a no cell phone, no music, no talking zone on Metrolink trains. Photo: Joshua Sudock, AP


19) The White House in Washington is bathed in pink light Monday, Oct. 3, in recognition of October as Breast Cancer Awareness month. Photo: Charles Dharapak / AP


20) Two Russian spacecraft stand out against the background of the southern lights in this picture taken from the International Space Station on Sept. 17. Photo:Mike Fossum / NASA


21) A dog seen near a poster depicting a stadium with dead dogs and writing "We were killed for the Euro 2012" in the main square in the Ukrainian capital Kiev on the World Animal Day Tuesday, Oct.4, 2011. Animal welfare groups accuse Ukrainian authorities of resorting to illegal, inhumane methods of stray dog culling that cause long, agonizing deaths. The activists claim that dogs are poisoned, injected with forbidden substances and subjected to severe pain as officials rush to clean city streets of stray animals in preparation for the Euro 2012 soccer championship next summer.(AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)


22) Bruce Wolf, center, and Sally Stephens, both advocates for dog owners' rights interact with dogs at Fort Funston in San Francisco, Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011. There are more dogs in this City by the Bay than there are kids. So it stands to reason dog owners carry a lot of clout, so much so they think their endorsement can sway the upcoming mayoral race. They have formed a Political Action Committee to promote the interests of their four-footed friends, namely space to run free, even the country's largest urban national park. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)


23) Some of the 20 million bats emerge from Bracken Cave in Bracken, Texas. A depleting insect population has forced millions of bats around drought-stricken Texas to emerge before nightfall for food runs, making them more susceptible to natural predators. Some experts have already noticed fewer bats emerging from caves and have seen evidence that more infant bats are showing up dead, hinting at a looming population decline. Photo: Eric Gay / AP


24) A picture combo made available on October 5 shows a horse-chestnut tree (Aesculus hippocastanum) in a field in Jacobsdorf, Germany pictured over the course of four seasons in 2011 - winter (top left), spring (top right), summer (lower left) and autumn (lower right). Photo: Patrick Pleul / EPA


25) Peter Nelson shovels snow from the driveway of a home he is helping remodel near Soda Springs, Calif., Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011. An early October storm swept through Northern California bringing rain to the lower levels and up to six inches of snow to the Sierra Nevada. Photo: Rich Pedroncelli / AP


26) Leaves stick to the road on Oct. 5 in London. A combination of late Summer high temperatures and an early fall of leaves onto a sticky non-slip section of road tarmac created a leafy collage. Photo: Peter Macdiarmid / Getty Images


27) A third-order and fourth-order rainbow can be seen at the center of this photograph, taken from the countryside in northern Germany. The tertiary and quaternary rainbows appear on the sunward side of the sky, rather than the opposite side of the sky, as is the case for primary and secondary rainbows. This is the first picture of a quaternary rainbow in nature, and the second picture ever of a tertiary rainbow. Photo: Michael Theusner / Applied Optics


28) A squirrel runs behind Philadelphia Phillies' third baseman Placido Polanco to cause a stop in play during Game 3 of their MLB National League Divisional Series baseball playoffs against the St. Louis Cardinals in St. Louis, October 4. Photo: Dave Kaup / Reuters


29) Philadelphia Phillies groundskeeper Soule Sidibe holds a squirrel he caught before baseball's Game 5 of the National League division series with the St. Louis Cardinals Friday, Oct. 7, 2011 in Philadelphia. Photo: Matt Slocum, AP


30) A security guard walks by a folded up NBA basket stored in the lower level of the TD Garden in Boston, Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011. NBA Commissioner David Stern said he will cancel the first two weeks of the regular basketball season if there is no agreement on a new deal by Monday, Oct. 10, costing both sides money and driving away some basketball fans who might never come back. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)


31) The football bounces off the helmet of Houston Texans inside linebacker Brian Cushing (56) and eventually into the arms of Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Heath Miller (83) for a complete pass in the second quarter of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 2, 2011, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)


32) Audrey Hepburn, as Holly Golightly, holds a cup and a paper bag while looking into one of the window displays at Tiffany's in a still from the film, 'Breakfast at Tiffany's'. She wears sunglasses, a little black dress, long gloves and a tiara in her chignon. Wednesday marked the 50th Anniversary of the classic film "Breakfast at Tiffany's" that set the standard for the "little black dress." The dress worn by Audrey Hepburn was designed by Givenchy and sold at auction for $923,187 in 2006. Paramount Pictures via Getty Images


33) A young woman drinks beer while wearing a fancy costume during the last day of Oktoberfest beer festival on October 2, 2011 in Munich, Germany. The world's largest beer festival took place this year starting on September 17, running through to October 3. (Photo by Johannes Simon/Getty Images)


34)
A  bridal couple and the witnesses to their marriage pose for a wedding picture in the park of Charlottenburg castle in Berlin, Germany, on October 1. Photo: Fabrizio Bensch / Reuters


35) A promotional staff of NTT DoCoMo demonstrates a prototype of smart phone case which measures bad breath at CEATEC JAPAN 2011 electronics show in Chiba, east of Tokyo, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011. Photo: Kim Kyung-Hoon / Reuters

 

AND FINALLY,

 

New Berlin sets a new world record. Here's the gallery.

This site uses Facebook comments to make it easier for you to contribute. If you see a comment you would like to flag for spam or abuse, click the "x" in the upper right of it. By posting, you agree to our Terms of Use.

Page Tools