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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.

Photos of the Week (05/27/12)

Photos of the Week

1) Republican Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, who is facing a recall election, greets democratic challenger and Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett before the start of the debate in Milwaukee, Wisconsin May 25, 2012. Photo: Reuters


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Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett and Gov. Scott Walker, both candidates in a gubernatorial recall election, chat before the start of their debate at WMVS-TV in Milwaukee on Friday. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel photo: Rick Wood.


3)
Jenny Beth Martin, co-founder of Tea Party Patriots, goes door-to-door canvassing neighborhoods days before a recall election for Republican Gov. Scott Walker in Watertown, Wisconsin, May 25, 2012.  Photo: Reuters


4) Republican Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker listens to Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal speak as they campaign tougher at the Waukesha Victory Center on May 24, 2012 in Waukesha, Wisconsin. Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is campaigning with Gov. Scott Walker ahead of the June 5 election. Recent polls have shown Walker ahead of opponent, Mayor Tom Barrett of Milwaukee. Photo: Getty Images


5) Republican Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker along with wife Tonette greet supporters as he campaigns along with Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal at the Waukesha Victory Center on May 24, 2012 in Waukesha, Wisconsin. Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is campaigning with Gov. Scott Walker ahead of the June 5 election. Recent polls have shown ahead of opponent, Mayor Tom Barrett of Milwaukee. Photo: Gety Images


6) Former Wisconsin U.S. Sen. Russ Feingold campaigns in Milwaukee on Tuesday, May 22, 2012, with Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, the fellow Democrat who will face Republican Gov. Scott Walker in a recall election next month. Feingold says Barrett is honest, ethical and has the Wisconsin values that Walker lacks. AP photo. 


7) People walk through a portion of the Boston Common covered with American flags, in Boston, May 23. Photo: Steven Senne / AP


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Korean War veteran James Brown places a flag on a grave at Wood Thursday. Brown, who served in the Army from 1952-’53, was assisting students from NOVA Middle and High School. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel photo: Rick Wood  


9) Twelve-year-old Martin Given of Springfield, New Jersey, stands with U.S. military veterans, including his father Mark Given who served in the U.S. Army for eight years, as they hold a wreath-laying ceremony at the Congressional Cemetery May 25, 2012 in Washington, DC. The ceremony is part of weekend events marking the 25th anniversary of the Rolling Thunder Ride for Freedom, a motorcycle rally in the nation's capital. Started in 1988 as a protest to bring more awarness to issues about POW/MIA, Rolling Thunder now has 90 chapters across the United States and expects more than 900,000 veterans and their supporters to participate in the ride. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)


10) Volunteer Red Flegal of New London, Pa., helps a visitor with rubbing of a name on the Vietnam Veteran's Memorial in Washington, Friday, May 25, 2012. On Monday, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall will begin the national commemoration of the Vietnam War's 50th anniversary. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)


11) Mark Meyer waves the Stars and Stripes as the USS Iowa is towed under the Golden Gate Bridge on Saturday, May 26, 2012, in San Francisco. The 887-foot long, 58,000-ton battlewagon is being towed to the Port of Los Angeles in San Pedro, where it will be transformed into an interactive naval museum. (AP Photo/San Francisco Chronicle, Paul Chinn)


12) U.S. Army Captain Michael Kelvington, commander of the Battle company, 1-508 Parachute Infantry battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, bows next to remains of Gulam Dostager, a member of Afghan Local Police who was killed in the blast of an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) during the joint Tor Janda (Black Flag in Pashtu) operation, in Zahri district of Kandahar province, southern Afghanistan on May 25. Photo: Shamil Zhumatov / Reuters


13) Lawmakers from pro-presidential and oppositional factions in the parliament session hall in Kiev, Ukraine, Thursday, May 24, 2012. A violent scuffle erupted in Ukraine's parliament over a bill that would allow the use of the Russian language in courts, hospitals and other institutions in the Russian-speaking regions of the country. (AP Photo/Maks Levin)An election worker stains a voter's finger with indelible ink after he cast his ballot on May 23, 2012 in Faiyum, Egypt. Some 50 million Egyptians were registered to vote in the first presidential election of the post-Mubarak era. Voting takes place Wednesday and Thursday, but could go to a second round June 16-17 if no candidate wins an outright majority of the vote. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)


14) Sarah Mcconnell-Pinjuv prays during a service in front of an iron cross that is all that remains of St. Mary's church after it was destroyed by the tornado one year ago on May 22, 2011 in Joplin, Mo. The EF-5 tornado devastated the leaving behind a path of destruction along with 161 deaths and hundreds of injuries, but one year later there are signs that the town is beginning to recover. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
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15) Camryn Dean (7) plays in the newly built tornado shelter behind her mother's rebuilt home on May 19 in the heart of what was once nothing but debris and destroyed homes after a tornado hit the neighborhood almost one year ago in Joplin, Mo. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)


16) Niagara Falls emergency officials rescued a man who plunged over the falls in an apparent suicide attempt on May 21, 2012. In a rescue that lasted about 30 minutes, staff from several agencies extricated the man, thought to be about 40 years old. He was flown by an air ambulance to a hospital in Hamilton, Ontario, for treatment. Photo: Harry Rossetani / AP


17) An annular solar eclipse is seen briefly during a break in clouds over Taipei, Taiwan, May 21. The annular solar eclipse, in which the moon passes in front of the sun leaving only a golden ring around its edges, was visible to wide areas across the continent Monday morning. Photo: Wally Santana / AP


18) This composite photo taken in Seoul, South Korea, May 21, shows the sun being affected by a partial solar eclipse. The natural phenomenon lasted in South Korea from 6:23 am to 8:48 am the same day and reached its peak in Seoul at 7:32 am when the moon covered nearly 80 percent of the sun. Photo: Yonhap / EPA


19) NASA's Opportunity rover catches its own late-afternoon shadow in a view looking eastward across Endeavour Crater on Mars. Endeavour measures 14 miles across, encompassing a crater with about as much area as the city of Seattle. The colors in this picture have been tweaked to exaggerate surface differences. Photo: NASA / JPL-Caltech / Cornell / ASU


20) A 2-inch-long paper model of a 1960s-era Gemini capsule hangs from a string in front of a camera mounted on a balloon-borne platform at an altitude of more than 97,000 feet. Meanwhile, the moon hangs in the far background, sans string. Photo: JP Aerospace


21) Graduates of U.S. Air Force class of 2012 celebrate as they are greeted by President Barack Obama during their graduation ceremony at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. on May 23. Photos: Jewel Samad / AFP - Getty Images


22) Boston University manager in Facilities Management and Planning and beekeeper William Murray removes a chair covered in a swarm of bees at the Boston University commencement 2012 in Boston, Mass., May 20.  BZZZZZZZZ. Photos: Jessica Rinaldi / Reuters


23) Visitors walk on a new elevated walkway as they pass by a rescued tiger at The Wild Animal Sanctuary on the prairie near Keenesburg, Colo. on May 22. The 720 acre sanctuary is a refuge for large carnivores such as tigers, bears and lions that have been seized from illegal or abusive cases around the world. Photo: Rick Wilking / Reuters

24) The grand-daughter of Britain's Queen Elizabeth Zara Phillips carries the Olympic Torch at the end of day 5 of the Olympic Torch Relay at Cheltenham Racecourse Cheltenham England Wednesday May 23, 2012. The Olympic torch relay is on its fifth day as it traverses Britain ahead of the July 27 opening of the London Games. Phillips has represented Britain in the 3-day-event. (AP Photoo/Time Ireland, PA)


25) Crowds lined the streets of a small town in south west England on Monday as a locally-organized torch relay race was run ahead of the official Olympic parade. Several enterprising locals took to the streets of Hatherleigh wielding their own homemade versions of the much-heralded torch. Photo: Toby Melville / Reuters


26) Indiana Pacers fan Matt Asen taunts Miami Heat forward LeBron James after he fell to the floor following a missed lay up on a fast break during the first half of Game 6 of their NBA basketball Eastern Conference semifinal playoff series in Indianapolis, Thursday, May 24, 2012. Miami won to clinch the series. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)


27) Larry Spooner gives Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak a hug, lifting him off the ground after the City Council voted to approve a stadium plan for the Minnesota Vikings football team, Friday, May 25, 2012, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Star Tribune, Glen Stubbe)


28) Annaplois Naval Academy freshmen climb the Herndon Monument which is covered with lard on May 22 in Annapolis, Maryland. Each year the freshman class, known as 'Plebes,' climb the monument at the Naval Academy to retrieve the Plebian Sailor's hat and replace it with an officer's hat. The tradition is one step in marking the end of wearing freshman headgear and moving up to headgear more like a U.S. Naval officer. Photos: Mark Wilson / Getty Images


29) Stuntman Gary Connery is seen in the sky wearing a specially developed wingsuit near Henley-on-Thames, west of London May 23. He jumped from a helicopter at 2,400 feet and successfully landed without the use of a parachute.  Landing on 24,000 cardboard boxes in his home town of Henley upon Thames. Gary was wearing a revolutionary wing suit, which lessens the forces of gravity as he descended, requiring him to land at the optimal angle to the boxes as he approached at speeds in excess of 90mph. Photos: Gary Connery Archive / Getty Images Contributor and Eddie Keough, Reuters


30) To raise awareness and funding for breast cancer, from which his wife is suffering, photographer Bob Carey has spent nine years traveling the country to take portraits of himself wearing only a pink tutu. Photo: Courtesy of Bob Carey/thetutuproject.com


31) Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters and Colorado Division of Parks and Wildlife officers hold a tarp to catch a falling bear after it was tranquilized in downtown Steamboat Springs. Photos: Matt Stensland / Steamboat Pilot & Today


32) A male baby dolphin, a third generation Miami Seaquarium dolphin, was born on Mothers Day to Rioux, an 8 year old 400 lb. female, who was born at Miami Seaquarium. An average dolphin calf will weigh anywhere between 35-40 lbs. and is 3 1/2 to 4 feet long. According to Miami Seaquarium officials, the calf will be named once they figure what kind of personality it has.


33) Brent Bloom urges on his frog "Jumping Bob" at the Jumping Frog Jubilee on May 20, 2012 in Calaveras County, Calif. Photo: Chris Weeks / AP


34) Amber Manning competes in the 'Bobbing for Pigs Feet' event during the Summer Redneck Games at Buckeye Park in East Dublin, Ga., May 26. The Summer Redneck Games were first held in 1996 as a spoof on the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Ga. Photo: Erik S. Lesser / EPA


35) In this Wednesday, May 23, 2012 photograph, a young deer and a large cat touch noses in a French village near Jodhpur, Rajasthan state, India. (AP Photo)


36) John Fiorenzo catches a brief nap during the address to the graduates at his Boston College Commencement ceremony while a classmate yawns behind him at Alumni Stadium on the university's campus in Boston on May 21. Photo: Stephan Savoia / AP


37) Stars and stripes: Katy Perry went patriotic in an American flag dress to perform at an event kicking off Fleet Week in New York Wednesday night. One lucky audience member even got to take to the stage beside Katy, who tried on his hat. Photos: The Daily Mail.


38) Filipino fans of pop star Lady Gaga hold slogans outside the concert venue before her performance in suburban Pasay, south of Manila, Philippines, May 21. Authorities in the conservative, majority Roman Catholic country approved the concerts, set for May 21, and Tuesday, but said they won't allow nudity or lewd acts. A religious group warned they will sue Lady Gaga and concert organizers if she sings "Judas" during her concert. Photo: Aaron Favila / AP. Meanwhile...


39) Conservative Christian groups hold placards to protest against the first day of singer Lady Gaga's concert in Manila, May 21. Protesters urged authorities to cancel the show because of the singer's overly sexual content and the use and abuse of religious symbols in her music. Lady Gaga's two-day concert ends May 22. Photo: Romeo Ranoco / Reuters


40) A contortionist performs on the red carpet in front of photographers ahead of the screening of 'Holy Motors' during the 65th Cannes Film Festival, in Cannes, France, on Wednesday. The movie is presented in the Official Competition of the festival, which runs from 16 to 27 May. Photo: Ian Langsdon / EPA


41) A participant of the industrial and gothic music festival Wave-Gotik-Treffen (Wave Gothic Festival) smiles at the festival area in Leipzig, eastern Germany, on Saturday, May 26, 2012. The Wave-Gotik-Treffen is one of the world's largest festivals for 'dark culture'. For several days, Leipzig has become a real gothic paradise with white makeup, bold-up eyes, black hair and incredible outfits. Here's another participant. (AP Photos/Jens Meyer)
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42) Donald Driver of the Green Bay Packers celebrates with his partner Peta Murgatroyd after being crowned this season's 'Dancing With the Stars' winners. Photo: ABC. They later performed on ABC's "Good Morning America."

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