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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 (06/24/12)


1) A car fell into a huge sinkhole in Duluth, Minn. on June 20. Duluth Mayor Don Ness said he would declare a state of emergency after a deluge of 9 inches of rain that he said caused extensive damage to the port city of about 86,000. Photo: Bob King / The Duluth News-Tribune via AP


2) Former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky was convicted of 45 counts of child sexual abuse Friday night and faces spending the rest of his life in state prison. Photo: Nabil K. Mark / AP


3) Monsignor William Lynn walks to the Criminal Justice Center before a scheduled verdict reading, Friday, June 22, 2012, in Philadelphia. Lynn is the first U.S. church official charged and convicted  for allegedly helping an archdiocese cover up abuse claims. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)


4) Cameramen shoot the back of Rodney King's home in Rialto, Calif., Sunday, June 17, 2012. King, the black motorist whose 1991 videotaped beating by Los Angeles police officers was the touchstone for one of the most destructive race riots in U.S. history, died Sunday. He was 47. King's fiancee called police to report that she found him at the bottom of the swimming pool at their home in Rialto, Calif., police Lt. Dean Hardin said. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)


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An installation of 857 empty school desks, representing the number of students nationwide who are dropping out every hour of every school day, was on display at the National Mall on Wednesday, June 20, 2012 in Washington, DC. The installation was presented by not-for-profit organization College Board to call upon presidential candidates who are running for the White House to make education a more prominent issue in the 2012 campaigns and put the nation's schools back on track. Photo: Alex Wong / Getty Images


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A couple sunbathes in front of the wreckage of capsized cruise liner Costa Concordia near the harbour of Giglio Porto, on June 20. Salvage crews began preliminary work this week on preparations to refloat the half-submerged Costa Concordia cruise liner in what is set to be the biggest ever operation of its kind. Photo: Max Rossi / Reuters


7) Alec Baldwin, left, scuffles with New York Daily News photographer Marcus Santos outside the Marriage License Bureau in New York on Tuesday morning. The dispute erupted early Tuesday when the actor walked out of the marriage office with his fiancee, Hilaria Thomas, and the two were met by photographers. Photo: New York Daily News


8) Photographer Brad Goldpaint captured this view of the northern lights over Crater Lake, Ore., early last Sunday.


9) Looking for more food, Fiesty, one of the two harbor female seals rescued from the street during the flooding in Duluth, Minn., peaks her head up from the her new habitat, Thursday, June 21, 2012 in St. Paul. Animal care experts say the move to Como Park Zoo is in the best interest of the animals while zookeepers in Duluth deal with flood issues. Four Como zookeepers drove to Duluth late Wednesday to retrieve the two harbor seals and polar bear. (AP Photo/The Star Tribune, Megan Tan


10) Kangaroo "Bernhard" is shown in this police hand out photo sitting in a garden in Lauenhagen, northwestern Germany. Police are asking for the help of citizens spotting "Bernhard". The one meter tall kangaroo will then be brought back to its owner, an experienced private animal keeper, who has difficulties to explain how "Bernhard" was able to overjump the two meters high fence of his enclosure. Photo: Getty Images


11) A young bull moose wandered into the skate park in Nederland, Colorado on Wednesday morning June 20, 2012. It had to be tranquilized before being carried off. Photos: Lois Ott / AP


12) The Right Reverend Mark S. Sisk, Bishop of New York, performs a second blessing over bees at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York, Tuesday, June 19, 2012. The Episcopal cathedral hosted its first Blessing of the Bees on Tuesday. Thousands of bees are now making their home on the cathedral grounds. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)


13) Gannets nest on Bass Rock in the Firth of Forth Monday, in Dunbar, Scotland. Photo: Jeff J Mitchell / Getty Images


14) Farmers herd a flock of ducks along a street towards a pond as residents drive next to them in Taizhou, Zhejiang province, China, on June 17, 2012. There were about 5,000 ducks, according to local media reports. Photo: China Daily via Reuters. Here's another look from the Daily Mail.


15) Long-tailed mayflies (Palingenia longicauda) fly over the surface of the Tisza river near Tiszainoka, 84 miles southeast of Budapest on Wednesday. Millions of these short-lived mayflies engage in a frantic rush to mate and reproduce before they perish in just a few hours during "Tiszaviragzas" or Tisza blooming season from late spring to early summer every year. Photos: Laszlo Balogh / Reuters


16) Roman, a two-year-old Mexican Hairless Mix, competes during the World's Ugliest Dog Contest. Roman didn't win. Photo: Stephen Lam / Reuters


17)  Mike Davis, right, of the USGA grabs a fan who disrupted the trophy presentation as Webb Simpson and Bob Costas look on after the final round of the 112th U.S. Open on June 17, 2012 in San Francisco, California. Photo: Andrew Redington / Getty Images


18) Fans try to avoid a thrown bat by Seattle Mariners' Brendan Ryan against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the fourth inning of an interleague baseball game, Tuesday, June 19, 2012, in Phoenix. Photo: Matt York / AP


19) LeBron James #6 and Dwyane Wade #3 of the Miami Heat celebrate their win in the NBA FInals Thursday. The Heat beat the Oklahoma City Thunder in five games to win the championship. Photo: Ronald Martinez / Getty Images


20) The owner of Havana Connections cigar shop, George "Shorty" Koebel, holds a bunch of cigars at his store in Richmond, Va., Wednesday, June 20, 2012. The Food and Drug Administration intends to regulate cigars under a 2009 law that gave it authority over the tobacco industry and cigar makers and aficionados are pushing to ensure their livelihoods and the products they enjoy. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)


21) Land art representing "Dueling Banjos," a reference to the movie "Deliverance", stands at the entrance to the Chattooga River Festival in Long Creek, S.C. on June 22, 2012. Communities along the Chattooga River are celebrating the 40th anniversary of the movie's release with the first-ever Chattooga River Festival. Some locals are unhappy with reminding the world to the area's connection to the movie. Festival organizers say they hope the event can be an annual draw that raises money to preserve the Chattooga River and promotes environmental stewardship. Photo: David Goldman / AP


22) Participants take part in a mass yoga class to mark the summer solstice on Times Square in New York, June 20. Yogis gathered on Times Square to celebrate the longest day of the year during the event which features four free mass yoga session at the heart of Manhattan. Photo: Emmanuel Dunand / AFP - Getty Images


23) In this Monday, June 18, 2012 photo, contenders walk during the Israeli 2012 fat beauty queen contest, in the southern city of Beersheba, Israel. In order to participate, contestants are required to weigh over 80 kilograms (176 pounds). (AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov)


24) A spectator wearing an eccentric hat smiles prior to the Prix de Diane horse race, a flat horse race open to fillies, in Chantilly, west of Paris, Sunday June 17, 2012. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)


25) The Royal Ascot races are a definite highlight of Britain's fashion calendar, with race-goers stopping at nothing to get attention for their wacky dresses and hats. This year's new strict dress code requiring modest dress did little to dampen the spirit. Look here, and here, and here. Photos 1 and 2, EPA. Photo 3, Getty Images


26) Model Anneka Tanaka-Svenska wears a headpiece designed by Louis Mariette and a dress by Hanna Marie Hutchison at the Royal Ascot. Photo: Peter Macdiarmid / Getty Images


27) Racegoers hold on to their hats during strong winds on day four of Royal Ascot at Ascot racecourse on June 22, in Ascot, England. Photo: Alan Crowhurst / Getty Images


28) Scott Yacyshyn, left, talks with Tegan Artho-Bentz as she smells a shirt during a pheromone party, June 15, in Los Angeles, Calif. The pheromone get-togethers, which have been held in New York and Los Angeles and are planned for other cities, require guests to submit a slept-in T-shirt that will be sniffed by other participants. Then you can pick your partner based on scents. Artho-Bentz had this reaction to a shirt. Photos: Mark J. Terrill / AP


29) When it came time to celebrate husband Eddie Cibrian's 39th birthday last weekend, LeAnn Rimes ordered a custom-made cake. Rimes tweeted a picture of the creation which featured the couple lounging in bed on the top layer. Also depicted on the dessert? Two little boys modeled after his sons, Mason and Jake. The cake was panned as being inappropriate.


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Thailand's Ministry of Culture is investigating whether a TV talent show broke censorship laws after one of its contestants painted a canvas with her breasts, The European Pressphoto Agency reports. Duangjai Jansaunoi, 23, drew a yellow outline of a man on a canvas, stripped off her shirt, poured paint over her breasts and proceeded to fill in the picture. Two out of the three judges on 'Thailand's Got Talent', both of them men, voted in favor of Duangjai moving on to the second round of the competition. Here she is with her finished product. Photos: EPA

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