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
Dr. Shakeel Afridi
Leslie Sabo Jr.
New Jersey roofer
Damon Boyer Marwood
VILLAINS OF THE WEEK
Union County police
Fort Myers Catholic school
Unidentified junior high
QUOTES OF THE WEEK
"Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett and Gov. Scott Walker on Friday brought the sharp tone of the last year in
“It was respectful and understated, perhaps even a bit dull…and it was anything but passionate. The candidates, both wearing light blue shirts, red ties and dark suits, politely fielded questions from panelists. But they didn’t break any new ground.”
WI Reporter describing the Walker-Barrett debate.
"You decided to use a budget crisis to try to divide and conquer this state. That's what happened. That's what led to all of this."
Tom Barrett during Friday's debate.
"Our reforms are working. That's why our opponents don't talk about them any more. We're turning things around. We're moving in the right direction."
Scott Walker during Friday's debate.
“We have the truth on our side. We have the most powerful weapon out there.”
Gov. Scott Walker as he toured a
"A disagreement over a single policy is simply not enough to justify a vote against the governor. It's time to end the bickering and get back to the business of the state. We've had our differences with the governor, but he deserves a chance to complete his term."
"Top Democrats now say that when labor groups first raised the specter of a recall, the party's officials urged their allies in
The Wall Street Journal
OUTRAGE OF THE WEEK
Dem Party spokesman called out for making outrageously false claim about Scott Walker.
MOST UNDER-REPORTED STORY OF THE WEEK
When did MPD Chief Flynn realize something was wrong and when did he inform Mayor Barrett?
MOST OVER-HYPED STORY OF THE WEEK
The Walker-Barrett debate. On a Friday night. On a Friday night in fish fry happy
STRANGEST, MOST UNUSUAL STORY OF THE WEEK
"We're going to have to let you go. You're too hot."
Say it ain't so!
Auction of Reagan's blood cancelled.
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