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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 (09/09/12)

Photos of the Week


1) People pray during the 'Charlotte 714' prayer service at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre, Sept. 2, in Charlotte, N.C. The group gathered to celebrate and reinforce Christian values during the week of the Democratic National Convention. Photo: Brendan Smialowski / AFP - Getty Images


2) People walk past a sand sculpture of Barack Obama on a street in Charlotte ahead of the Democratic National Convention on Monday. Photo: treeter Lecka / Getty Images


3) Protesters face off with law enforcement officers and block the road during a march outside the Charlotte Convention Center on Sept. 4, in Charlotte, North Carolina. Protesters marched through the streets of Charlotte, North Carolina on the opening day of the Democratic National Convention. Photo: Tom Pennington / Getty Images


4) Occupy Demonstrators move through downtown Charlotte in an unscheduled protest march on Tuesday. Photo: Chuck Burton / AP


5) An Occupy Demonstrator takes a photo with his mask during an unscheduled protest march, on Sept. 4, in Charlotte, N.C. Photo: Chuck Burton / AP


6) House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi waves to delegates with women from the House of Representatives on the stage behind her at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., on Tuesday. Photo: Charlie Neibergall / AP


7) Attendees hold signs that say "1.1 Million Auto Jobs Saved" during a speech by Bob King, President of the United Auto Workers (UAW), at the Democratic National Convention Wednesday night. Photo: Kevork Djansezian / Getty Images


8) People hold signs that read "OUR: Healthcare. Choice. Vote." as Cecile Richards, President of Planned Parenthood Federation of America, speaks during day two of the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday evening. Photo: Streeter Lecka / Getty Images


9) Adrianna Howard argues with protestors during an abortion protest outside the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte on Wednesday. Photo: Ben Earp / AP


10) Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas waves to the delegates as she arrives to lead the Pledge of Allegiance at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., on Wednesday, Sept. 5. Photo: J. Scott Applewhite / AP


11) First Lady Michelle Obama waves to delegates at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., on Tuesday, Sept. 4. Photo: Jae C. Hong / AP


12) Former president  Bill Clinton speaks at the DNC. Photo: Brian Van Der Brug, LA Times


13) U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at the Democratic Party's nomination on Thursday. Photo: Brian Van Der Brug, LA Times


14) U.S. President Barack Obama
kisses first lady Michelle Obama after giving his acceptance speech on Thursday. Photo: CNN


15)
Confetti fills the hall after President Obama spoke at the Democratic National Convention. Photo: Brian Van Der Brug LA Times.


16) Kelly Jacobs from Mississippi wears a shirt depicting President Barack Obama at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, Sept. 4. Photo: Michael Reynolds / EPA


17) Texas delegate Trista Allen from Fort Worth wears a little cowboy hat at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., on Tuesday. Photo: David Goldman / AP


18) Jennifer Minich of Kent, WA wears a homemade hat of the state of Washington during day one of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on Tuesday. Photo: Kevork Djansezian / Getty Images


19) Massachusetts delegate Stephen Driscoll attends the second session of the Democratic National Convention wearing an Obama tie on Sept. 5.  Photo: Jessica Rinaldi / Reuters


20) Clayton County (Ga.) Sheriff's Deputy John Strutko dances as he directs traffic Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012, in Charlotte, N.C., during the second day of the Democratic National Convention. Photo: Mike Stewart / AP.  Another sheriff's deputy puts a bit of creativity into directing traffic as people arrive for the second day of the 2012 Democratic National Convention at the Time Warner Arena September 4, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  Photo: Brendan Smialowski / AFP - Getty Images


21) In the foreground is a sign marking the waterline from Hurricane Katrina in Don Duplantier's home in Braithwaite, La., on Sept. 2., but floodwaters from Isaac went all the way up to the second floor. Duplantier retrieved his cat and collected his daughter's bridesmaid dress for the upcoming wedding of his son. Photos: Gerald Herbert / AP


22) Vice Prime Minister of Israel Silvan Schalom, right, and President of the National Olympic Commitee Zvi Varshaviak take part in a wreath laying ceremony at the commemoration plate for the victims of the 1972 Munich Olympics massacre, Sept. 5. The ceremony took place in front of the house where the Israeli team stayed during the Olympic Games, in Munich, southern Germany. Photos: Peter Kneffel / AFP - Getty Images and Joerg Koch / AP


23) Firefighters find themselves in a life-threatening situation as they use hoses to fight a forest fire in Quinta da Sobreira, central Portugal, on Sept. 4. Photo: Nuno Andre Ferreira / EPA


24) The 7th annual Brides Walk Against Domestic Violence began at 8th and Mitchell streets in Milwaukee Saturday. Several victims spoke before the march about their experiences. Journal Sentinel photo: Michael Sears


25) A man covers an art piece by Beijing-based artist Chi Peng with paper after government officials from the cultural bureau deemed it unfit for display before the inauguration of the SH Contemporary Art Fair at the Shanghai Exhibition Center on September 6, 2012.  Censorship of political content has long been a feature of the Chinese art world under Communist Party rule, but gallery owners and artists at SH Contemporary were told on Thursday that city officials were being extra careful ahead of a once-a-decade leadership transition set to take place in Beijing next month. Photo: Reuters


26) The Tribute of Light is seen from The 9/11 Memorial on Sept. 6 in New York as technicians test the lights for the upcoming anniversary of the attacks of September 11, 2001. Photos: John Makely, NBC News


27) NASA's Sunita Williams appears to reach out toward the sun in a picture taken by Japan's Aki Hoshide during a Sept. 5 spacewalk at the International Space Station. Photo: NASA / JAXA


28) Swirls of green and red appear in an aurora over Whitehorse, Yukon on Sept. 3, 2012 in this NASA handout image. The aurora was due to the interaction of a coronal mass ejection from the sun with earth's magnetosphere. The CME left the sun on Aug. 31 and arrived on Sept. 3. Photo: Reuters


29) An African penguin is washed with a toothbrush by staff at the South African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds (SANCCOB) after it was found covered in oil on Robben Island near Cape Town, South Africa, Sept. 5. Photo: Schalk Van Zuydam / AP


30) Winged Tapestries: Moths at Large, an exhibition of 34 striking images of moths, opens Sept. 29 at the American Museum of Natural History. The exhibition displays the arresting beauty and surprising diversity of moths from Ottawa-based photographer Jim des Rivières. Here's an An Io Moth (Automeris io) with a wingspread of 64 millimeters.


31) Oregon State quarterback Sean Mannion celebrates his team's upset win over Wisconsin Saturday, 10-7. Photo: AP


32) France's David Labarre, center, vies for the ball against Spain's Youssef El Haddaoui Rabii, left, and Marcelo Rosado Carrasco during the men's 5-a-side soccer semifinal match between Spain and France at the London 2012 Paralympic Games on Sept. 6. France won 2-0. Photo: Adrian Dennis / AFP - Getty Images


33) Terezinha Guilhermina of Brazil runs as her guide Guilherme Soares de Santana lies on the track after he fell in the Women's 400m - T12 Final on day 6 of the London 2012 Paralympic Games at Olympic Stadium on Sept. 4, in London, England. Photo: Julian Finney / Getty Images


34) Terezinha Guilhermina of Brazil and her guide Guilherme Soares de Santana lie on the track after falling in the Women's 400m - T12 Final on day 6 of the London 2012 Paralympic Games at Olympic Stadium on Sept. 4, in London, England. Photo: Christopher Lee / Getty Images


35) Blind Brazilian runner Terezinha Guilhermina and her guide Guilherme Soares de Santana react after crossing the finish line to win the Women's 100m T11 final at the Paralympic Games in London on Wednesday night. 24 hours earlier Guilhermina's bid for 400m glory was derailed when Soares de Santana tripped on the home straight (See previous two photos). Blind or partially-sighted athletes are permitted to use a guide runner in Paralympic races, but the guide is never permitted to cross the finish line before the blind runner. At the 2012 Games, guides became eligible for medals for the first time.  Photo: Kerim Okten / EPA


36) Venezuala's Jesus Aguilar holds up his wheelchair after crashing just before the finish line of the men's 800m T53 round 1 heat 2 at the London 2012 Paralympic Games on Sept. 4. Photo: Leon Neal / AFP - Getty Images


37) USA's Nicholas Taylor (R) and David Wagner (L) on their way to winning gold in the Wheelchair Tennis Mens Doubles final on centre Court at Eton Manor in the Olympic Park during the London 2012 Paralympic Games. Photo: Gerry Penny / EPA


38) Britain's Jonnie Peacock, second from left, wins the men's 100m T-44 final ahead of South Africa's Amu Fourie, left, Richard Browne of the U.S. and South Africa's Oscar Pistorius, right, at the London 2012 Paralympic Games on Sept. 6. Photo: Suzanne Plunkett / Reuters


39) German Chancellor Angela Merkel drinks beer in a beer tent during a fair in Abensberg, southern Germany, on Sept. 3, 2012. Merkel and her government have insisted that the key to resolving the eurozone's debt crisis is for struggling countries to cut their budget deficits and pursue structural reforms such as liberalizing labor markets. Photo: Lennart Preiss / dapd via AP


40) Every year on Sept. 6 a villager from Guadix dresses as an oddball character called 'Cascamorras' and travels 1.8 miles to the village of Baza, accompanied by a team of representatives, to stage an attempt to recapture the statue of the Virgen de la Piedad. The people of Baza dirty their faces and wait with colored water and eggs to pelt the intruders, thus staining the clothes of Cascamorras and ensuring his failure. People covered in black grease celebrate the traditional festivities of Cascamorras in Baza, Spain, Sept. 6. Photo: Jorge Guerrero / AFP - Getty Images


41) We routinely run a photo of a model. This next photo isn't one of those typical pictures. Model Maja Salamon works on her geometry homework backstage at the Jill Stuart Spring/Summer 2013 collection during New York Fashion Week September 8, 2012. Maja is in her final year of high school in her native Poland. Photo: Andrew Kelly / Reuters


42) Six-year-old quadruplets from Shenzhen in southern China had their hair shaved into various numbers before they went to school for the first time, Agence France Presse reports. Their parents decided to mark them with 1, 2, 3, 4 on their heads — in the order that they were born — to make it easier for teachers and classmates to tell them apart. Photo by AFP - Getty Images made available September 6.


43) My nephew, Aaron Fischer (R) competed in Saturday's Tough Mudder event. Aaron said, "Yeah it was pretty brutal, especially when you have the flu. I'm all torn up and cut up and I'm sure I'll be sore for days. The shocks hurt pretty bad, my legs would buckle and I'd fall. I was surprised." Photo: Facebook.


AND FINALLY,

Photographer Giles Duley is back.



 

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