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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.

Wednesday night summer rerun: Uncool


EVERY WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGHOUT THE SUMMER, I’M RE-POSTING SOME OLD BLOGS I THOUGHT WERE INTERESTING AND WORTH A SECOND LOOK, OR A FIRST GLANCE FOR MY MANY NEW READERS.




  Bernard Gaines, right, describes how wide his window is as he shops for an air conditioner with the help of salesman Leon Blackwood at P.C. Richard & Son, an electronics and appliance store, Tuesday, June 19, 2012 in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Temperatures are expected to approach or top 100 degrees Wednesday and Thursday in cities including New York, Philadelphia and Boston. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Bernard Gaines, right, describes how wide his window is as he shops for an air conditioner with the help of salesman Leon Blackwood at P.C. Richard & Son, an electronics and appliance store, Tuesday, June 19, 2012 in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Temperatures are expected to approach or top 100 degrees Wednesday and Thursday in cities including New York, Philadelphia and Boston. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)


Gaines and millions and millions of others can thank this man:





Willis Haviland Carrier, the inventor of AC.

But not everyone believes Carrier's creation is cool.

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