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.
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
Stacie Crimm, a candidate for HERO OF THE YEAR...MORE.
VILLAINS OF THE WEEK
Greater Niagara General Hospital
QUOTES OF THE WEEK
“It’s very clear that private sector jobs have been doing fine. It’s the public sector jobs where we’ve lost huge numbers.”
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) defending President Obama’s jobs plan.
“Those who are carrying out what is nothing less than urban guerrilla warfare are hurting the cause of people around the world.”
Pierluigi Bersani, head of Italy's Democratic Party, on the dozens of rioters in Rome who destroyed property and injured more than 100 people after breaking free from a large group of peaceful protesters.
“I will be happy if all these prisoners are free, so that they can go back to their loved ones, their territory and their families.”
Gilad Shalit, the Israeli solider who was imprisoned for five years by Hamas, in his first interview after his release in
“The worst thing about
“No society ever thrived because it had a large and growing class of parasites living off those who produce.”
“There's not enough crime now. But it comes and goes, and there are always going to be knuckleheads stealing phones.”
Robert Weston, a
“It was like a movie scene which they try to make as gnarly as possible.”
Danica Patrick, racecar driver, on the 15-car pileup at a
“We started winning a little bit and literally played every game like it was the last game of our life.”
Tony La Russa, manager of the St. Louis Cardinals, after his team's 12-6 victory over the
Brewers manager Ron Roenicke after the Cardinals beat
"I wanted them to win so badly.”
88-year-old Brewers fan Doris White of
“The long season finally came to a close. Sure, there will be other sports to watch through the winter. The
But the Brewers were something different, provided something unexpected.
They captured a lot of hearts.
For a lot of fans, the next opening day can't come here soon enough.
April 6, 2012, Miller Park, the first pitch scheduled for 3:10 p.m.
The Cardinals will be back in town.”
Bill Glauber of the
OUTRAGE OF THE WEEK
Police response time has gotten worse in
Man living as 'adult baby' cleared of Social Security fraud.
MOST UNDER-REPORTED STORY OF THE WEEK
Anti-Semitism from the left.
MOST OVER-HYPED STORY OF THE WEEK
Lindsay Lohan screws up again and wears bad makeup to court.
STRANGEST, MOST UNUSUAL STORY OF THE WEEK
That's it for this week. We close with NewsBusted.