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
Sarah McKinley ...MORE
Chris Willden and others ...MORE
VILLAINS OF THE WEEK
If the allegations are true, the three charged here.
QUOTES OF THE WEEK
“People have real fears that the cycle of violence might be revived in this country.”
Fariq Annad, a 52-year-old government employee, expresses his concerns for
"I’m happy to stand by the things I believe. I’m not going to change my positions by virtue of being in a presidential campaign. What we did was right for the people of
Mitt Romney on RomneyCare
"I’ve told people that I think Mitt Romney is the ‘Denny’s’ of the Republican field. And here’s what I mean by that. Denny’s is not the restaurant you jump in the car and say, ‘Honey, it’s our anniversary. Let’s go to ‘Denny’s.’ But ‘Denny’s’ is the place that when everything else is closed, or you just want to go someplace where you know what you’re going to get and it’s going to be priced in a way that you can afford it … ‘OK, we’ll go to Denny’s'."
“I see the future as 100 percent being able to cross with your identity on a digital device it's just a matter of time.”
Martin Reisch, a Canadian man who managed to cross the U.S. border from the province of Quebec using a scanned copy of his passport displayed on his Apple iPad, after he had forgotten the original document at home in Montreal.
“Women. They are a complete mystery.”
Stephen Hawking, British theoretical physicist, in an interview with New Scientist magazine to mark his 70th birthday on Jan. 8; he was asked what he thinks the most about during the day.
OUTRAGE OF THE WEEK
Obama's recess appointments
MOST UNDER-REPORTED STORY OF THE WEEK
When a crook is a Democrat...
MOST OVER-HYPED STORY OF THE WEEK
The Iowa caucuses
STRANGEST, MOST UNUSUAL STORY OF THE WEEK
PETA strikes again