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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 (09/16/12)

Photos of the Week


1) A man waves his rifle as buildings and cars are engulfed in flames inside the U.S. consulate compound in Benghazi on Sept. 11. Photo: AFP - Getty Images


2) Libyan civilians help an unconscious man, identified by eyewitnesses as US ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens, at the US consulate compound in Benghazi in the early hours of September 12, 2012, following an overnight attack on the building. Stevens and three of his colleagues were killed in an attack on the US consulate in the eastern Libyan city by Islamists less than six months after being appointed to his post. Photo: AFP-Getty Images


3) Protesters tear down the U.S. flag at the U.S. Embassy in Cairo on Sept. 11. Photo: AFP-Getty Images


4) Protesters climb a fence at the U.S. Embassy in Sanaa on Sept. 13. Hundreds of Yemeni demonstrators protested against a film they consider blasphemous to Islam, and security guards tried to hold them off by firing into the air. Photo: Mohamed al-Sayaghi / Reuters


5) Yemeni protesters storm the US Embassy in Sanaa, Yemen, on Sept.13. Photo: Yahya Arhab / EPA


6) A Libyan man walks in the rubble of the damaged U.S. consulate, in Benghazi, Libya, on Sept. 13. The American ambassador to Libya and three other Americans were killed when a mob of protesters and gunmen overwhelmed the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, setting fire to it. Photo: Mohammad Hannon / AP


7) The inside of the burned out U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, is seen on Wednesday, Sept. 12. Christopher Stevens, the U.S. ambassador to Libya, and three embassy staff were killed Sept 11 as they rushed away from the building, which was stormed by gunmen. Photo: Esam Omran Al-fetori / Reuters


8) A demonstrator holds a placard during a rally to condemn the killers of the U.S. ambassador to Libya and the attack on the U.S. consulate, in Benghazi on Sept. 12. Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three embassy staff were killed in the attack on the Benghazi consulate and a safe house refuge. Photo: Esam Omran Al-Fetori / Reuters


9) Lebanese protesters attack American fast food restaurants after Friday prayers in the northeastern city of Tripoli, Lebanon, on Sept. 14.  Another look.  Photos: AP, Reuters


10) A protester throws a rock toward riot police during clashes near the U.S. Embassy and Tahrir Square on September 14, 2012 in Cairo. Photo: Ed Giles / Getty Images Contributor


11) Demonstrators protest in front of the U.S. embassy in Casablanca on Friday, Sept. 14. Photo: Youssef Boudlal / Reuters


12) Palestinian Hamas supporters burn a U.S. flag during a protest in Gaza City, Sept. 14, as part of widespread anger across the Muslim world about a film ridiculing Islam's Prophet Muhammad. Photo: Hatem Moussa / AP


13) Indian police stop Kashmiri Muslim protesters as they shout anti-U.S. and anti- Israel slogans to protest against a controversial anti-Islam film outside the Grand Mosque in Srinagar, Sept. 14. Photo: Farooq Khan / EPA


14) Henry Jardine, right, Deputy Chief of Mission of U.S. Embassy in Tirana, thanks a group of youths holding a candlelight vigil in front of the U.S. Embassy in Tirana, Albania, on Sept. 14, to commemorate ambassador Chris Stevens, who was killed on Sept. 11 when armed men stormed the U.S. consulate in the Libyan city of Benghazi. Photo: Armando Babani / EPA


15) President Barack Obama and State Secretary Hillary Clinton bow during the transfer of remains ceremony for the four Americans killed in an attack this week in Benghazi, Libya, at the Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland, Sept. 14.  Photo: Jewel Samad / AFP - Getty Images


16) Jillian and Eloy Suarez embrace following a ceremony marking the 11th anniversary of the terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center in New York City, Sept. 11. Eloy Suarez was a first responder during the 9/11 attacks. New York City and the nation are commemorating the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks which resulted in the deaths of nearly 3,000 people after two hijacked planes crashed into the World Trade Center, one into the Pentagon in Arlington, Va. and one crash landed in Shanksville, Pa. Photo: John Moore / Pool via EPA


17) Carrie Bergonia remembers her fiancee firefighter Joseph Ogren after reading his name during observances held on the 11th anniversary of 9/11 in New York City on Sept. 11. Photo: Todd Maisel / Pool via EPA


18) A runner glides his hand at Liberty State Park in Jersey City, N.J., along the wall of 'Empty Sky,' New Jersey's memorial to the 749 people from the state lost during the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, on Sept. 11. The construction of One World Trade Center, now up to 104 floors, is visible in the background. Americans paused again Tuesday to mark the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks with familiar ceremonies, but also with a sense that it's time to move forward after a decade of remembrance. Photo: Mel Evans / AP


19) President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama look at headstones during their visit to Arlington National Cemetery on the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks near Washington, D.C., Sept. 11. Photo: Jason Reed / Reuters


20) Scott Willens, who joined the U.S. Army three days after the terrorist attacks on 9/11, pauses by the South Pool during memorial ceremonies for the 11th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on lower Manhattan at the World Trade Center site, on Sept. 11 in New York City. New York City and the nation are commemorating the eleventh anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks which resulted in the deaths of nearly 3,000 people after two hijacked planes crashed into the World Trade Center, one into the Pentagon in Arlington, Va. and one crash landed in Shanksville, Pa. Photo: Justin Lane / Pool via Getty Images


21) A woman breaks down in tears after reading the name of her father during ceremonies marking the 11th anniversary of the September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center, in New York City, Sept. 11.  Photo: Eric Thayer / Reuters


22) Port Authority Police Officers carry the American flag that flew over the World Trade Center towers during ceremonies at the National September 11 Memorial in New York City. Photo: Justin Lane / Pool via EPA


23) A flower and an American flag are placed next to the names inscribed on the edge of the memorial pool during the observances held on the 11th anniversary of 9/11, on Sept. 11 in New York. Photo: Mary Altaffer / Pool via EPA


24) The "Tribute in Light" shines as One World Trade Center (R) rises under construction on the eleventh anniversary of the terrorist attacks on lower Manhattan at the World Trade Center on September 11, 2012 in New York City. Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images


25) U.S. Navy Lt. Cmdr. Paul Nagy and Carol Armstrong, wife of Neil Armstrong, commit the cremated remains of the Apollo 11 astronaut to sea during a service held onboard the USS Philippine Sea today in the Atlantic Ocean. Photo: Bill Ingalls / NASA


26) This 1862 photo made available by the Library of Congress shows soldiers next to a lone grave after the Battle of Antietam near Sharpsburg, Md. When dawn broke along Antietam Creek on September 17, 1862, cannon volleys launched a Civil War battle that would leave 23,000 casualties on the single bloodiest day in U.S. history and mark a crucial pivot point in the war. And yet it might never have occurred - if not for what a historian calls a "freakish" twist of fate. Days earlier, a copy of Gen. Robert E. Lee's detailed invasion orders, wrapped around a few cigars, accidentally fell in a farm field and were discovered by Union infantrymen who passed their stunning find up the chain of command, spurring action. Here, President Abraham Lincoln and Gen. George B. McClellan sit in the general's tent after the Battle of Antietam near Sharpsburg, Md, in 1862. McClellan's skill in organizing and preparing troops was what made Lincoln elevate him to command, even though the president had long been frustrated by another defining trait of "Little Mac" - his paralyzing deliberateness and tendency to grossly exaggerate the forces he faced. As a general, he was the temperamental opposite of Gen. Robert E. Lee. Photos: Library of Congress via AP


27) Teachers picket outside the public school headquarters in Chicago on Sept. 13, the fourth day of their strike. Photo: John Gress / Reuters


28) President Barack Obama is picked up and lifted off the ground by Scott Van Duzer, left, owner of Big Apple Pizza and Pasta Italian Restaurant during an unannounced stop, Sept. 9, in Ft. Pierce, Fla. Photo: Pablo Martinez Monsivais / AP


29) Kinda icky? Check out the look on the guys' faces. Vice President Joe Biden talks to customers during a stop at Cruisers Diner, Sept. 9, in Seaman, Ohio. This photo was taken after the rest of the press pool was escorted out of the room. Photo: Carolyn Kaster / AP


30) Citizens of the village of Marle cast their ballot in the living room of the Westhoff family in the Netherlands, Sept. 12. The Westhoffs' house has been home to the smallest polling station for Dutch general elections since 1948. Photo: Vincent Jannink / EPA


31) Photographers take pictures of an orchid named in honor of Diana, Princess of Wales at Singapore Botanical Gardens ahead of a visit by Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge on September 11, 2012 in Singapore. The royal couple are on a Diamond Jubilee tour taking in Singapore, Malaysia, the Solomon Islands and the tiny Pacific Island of Tuvalu. Photo: Chris Jackson / Getty Images


32) Fireworks light up the stadium during the closing ceremony of the London 2012 Paralympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on September 9, 2012. Photo: Julian Finney / Getty Images


33) A baby enjoys a crawl on the street as thousands of Londoners turn out to cheer Olympic and Paralympic athletes. Photo: Andy Rain / EPA


34) President Barack Obama greets US Olympians on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC, on Sept. 14, during ceremony to honor the 2012 US Olympic and Paralympic teams. The U.S. team brought home 104 medals, 46 of them gold medals, from the games in London. Photo: Jewel Samad / AFP - Getty Images


35) As you can see, the Philadelphia Phillies were leading 4-3 in the bottom of the seventh at the time of this photo last week. The Houston Astros, the team with the worst record in baseball, scored three runs in the bottom of the eighth to take a 6-4 lead and eventually won by that same score. Photo: sportsgrid.com


36) Kenzel Doe of Wisconsin runs for the end zone on his 82-yard punt return for a touchdown against Utah State Saturday as Beau Allen provides an escort. Journal Sentinel photo: Mark Hoffman


37) Utah State's kicker Josh Thompson watches his potential game-winning kick sail wide right as Wisconsin won Saturday night, 16-14 in Madison. Journal sentinel photo: Mark Hoffman


38) Packers linebacker Clay Matthews sacks Bears quarterback Jay Cutler during the first quarter of their game Thursday night in Green Bay. Journal Sentinel photo: Mark Hoffman.


39) Tight end Tom Crabtree is mobbed by fans after a scoring a touchdown on a fake field goal to put Green Bay ahead of the Bears Thursday, 10-0. The Packers won, 23-10. Journal Sentinel photo: Mark Hoffman


40) T-shirts for a promotional give-away were laid out on seats at Lambeau Field to dry in the sun after being rain-soaked the day before the Packers-49ers game last Sunday. Journal Sentinel photo: Mark Hoffman


41) Randy Moss reacts after his touchdown catch against the Packers to give San Francisco a 10-0 lead in the second quarter. Journal Sentinel photo: Mark Hoffman


42) B.J. Raji is unable to block David Akers' 63-yard field goal that tied the NFL record. Journal Sentinel photo: Rick Wood


43) Randall Cobb evades a finger tip tackle by San Francisco 49ers punter Andy Lee while on the way to a 75-yard touchdown return. The Packers lost, 30-22. Journal Sentinel photo: Mark Hoffman


44) Participants in the annual Al's Run and Walk Saturday  pass by the Milwaukee Art Museum on their way to the Summerfest grounds for the finish line. Photo: Angela Peterson


45) A woman watches a model present a creation from the Rodarte Spring/Summer 2013 collection during New York Fashion Week on Sept. 11. Photo: Lucas Jackson / Reuters


46) An employee makes plastic Christmas trees at the Zhongsheng Christmas Crafts factory in Yiwu, Zhejiang province on Sept. 13. Christmas comes but once a year, but for Christmas decoration factories and retailers in China, it starts as early as July and ends in late September, when massive orders from around the world arrive in Yiwu, located 185 miles south of Shanghai in the prosperous Zhejiang province. Yiwu is considered a bellwether for China's low-cost exports, especially exports destined for emerging markets. Orders come from places as far away as Europe, the United States and South America. This year, European demand for Christmas goods has dropped sharply, local vendors said. One estimated European orders were down 20 percent from last year, while another said his European orders had fallen by 40 percent. Photo: Carlos Barria / Reuters


47) Women gather and take pictures in front of boxes where men stand like toys on Sept. 11 in Paris. It's the opening day of a store of the online dating site, "AdopteUnMec.com"  (AdoptAGuy.com), where women can choose and also date men according to their profiles and taste. This traveling store will open ten days in Paris, before going to Brussels, Lausanne, Toulouse and Lyon and then going back to Paris. A single woman pushes a bachelor riding in a shopping trolley at the "adopt-a-guy" (adopte-un-mec) store in Paris Sept. 12. Photos: Fred Dufour / AFP - Getty Images and Jacky Naegelen / Reuters

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