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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.

Week-ends (01/14/12)

Week-ends


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


Gareth Bellingham


Pat McAfee 
... and Allen West.


Tim Tebow


Chris Rice and Mat Rasmussen



Michael Nutter



VILLAINS OF THE WEEK


Mark Powell


Stephen Chase Brigham


Lenox Hill Hospital


Man abandons baby at Occupy DC camp


Planned Parenthood


Haley Barbour



QUOTES OF THE WEEK


"Romney is the one they don't want. They know they can beat anybody else. Romney, they think they can beat, but it's a harder road."
MSNBC host Lawrence O’Donnell referring to the White House.


"I think he's the underdog, not the underdog by much. If the election were held today, depending on who the Republicans nominate, of course, I think he might very well lose in a close election.
Former CBS News anchor Dan Rather


“Can we drop a little bit of the pious baloney?
Newt Gingrich, Republican presidential hopeful, addressing rival Mitt Romney at a debate last weekend after the former Massachusetts governor portrayed himself as a businessman with disdain for career politicians.


“I want individuals to have their own insurance. That means the insurance company will have an incentive to keep you healthy. It also means if you don’t like what they do, you can fire them. I like being able to fire people who provide services to me. You know, if someone doesn’t give me a good service that I need, I want to say I’m going to go get someone else to provide that service to me.”
Mitt Romney


"That's been an image people have tried to paint of me since the day Barack announced, that I'm some kind of angry black woman."
Michelle Obama


“When I saw him scoring, first of all, I just thought, Thank you, Lord.
Tim Tebow, Denver Broncos quarterback, who connected with Demaryius Thomas on an 80-yard touchdown pass in the first play of overtime during last Sunday's AFC wild-card game against the Pittsburgh Steelers; the Broncos won 29-23.



OUTRAGE OF THE WEEK


Alice in Wonderland plays the White House...the first story.


Then there's this little item.



MOST UNDER-REPORTED STORY OF THE WEEK


A local group uncovers massive errors in same day voting registrations in Milwaukee County. Hello, mainstream media! Are you paying attention?


And it's not just Milwaukee.



MOST OVER-HYPED STORY OF THE WEEK


Sometimes the over-hyped story of the week is warranted.



STRANGEST, MOST UNUSUAL STORY OF THE WEEK


Cop tickets woman. Cop asks woman out. Woman sues cop.


Vermin Supreme


NFL brawl may have saved a referee's life.


That's it for Week-ends. Thanks for stopping by.

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