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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 (10/07/12)

Photos of the Week


1) People at the
Lavanderia coin laundry watch as U.S. President Barack Obama and Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney are seen during their televised debate on Oct. 3, 2012 in Miami, Florida. The telecast is the first of four debates for the 2012 Election, three Presidential and one Vice Presidential. Photo: Joe Raedle / Getty Images


2) Demonstrators costumed as Republican presidential nominee, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and U.S. President Barack Obama bring attention to campaign finance reform prior to the Presidential Debate at the University of Denver on October 3, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images


3) Reporters watch the final minutes of the presidential debate between President Barack Obama and Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney at the University of Denver on Oct. 3, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. Photo: Doug Pensinger / Getty Images


4) Democratic presidential candidate, U.S. President Barack Obama (R) and Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (L) wave to the audience during the Presidential Debate at the University of Denver on October 3, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The first of four debates for the 2012 Election, three Presidential and one Vice Presidential, is moderated by PBS's Jim Lehrer and focuses on domestic issues: the economy, health care, and the role of government. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)


5) President Obama greets a large crowd during a campaign visit to the University of Wisconsin Madison's Bascom Mall Thursday, on the day after the first of three presidential debates. Journal Sentinel photo: Gary Porter


6) Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and his wife Ann insist on paying for their order during an unscheduled stop at La Teresita, a Cuban restaurant, in Tampa, Fla., Friday, Oct. 5, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)


7) A Syrian man cries while holding the body of his son near Dar El Shifa hospital in Aleppo, Syria, Oct. 3. Three suicide bombers detonated cars packed with explosives in a government-controlled area in the embattled city of Aleppo, killing at least 34 people, leveling buildings and trapping survivors under the rubble. Photo: Manu Brabo / AP


8) A riot policeman kicks protesters trying to escape arrest during a demonstration in the courtyard of the Defence Ministry in Athens on October 4, 2012. Photo: Yannis Behrakis / Reuters


9) A police officer reacts as flames and smoke emerge from a truck after it was set alight by striking truck drivers, on a slipway off a main highway leading out of the city of Cape Town, South Africa, Oct. 3. South African truck workers have been on strike for the past two week with sporadic violence reported. Photo: Schalk van Zuydam / AP


10) Zulkifli, 43, stands on stage to be whipped by the shariah police executioner in Jantho, Aceh Besar, in Indonesia's Aceh province on October 5, 2012. He was one of three men to be punished after being caught gambling in a coffee shop. Aceh is the only province in Indonesia that has implemented shariah law. Photo: Hotli Simanjuntak / EPA


11) Italian businessman Marcello di Finizio stands above his banner as he protests on St. Peter's dome at the Vatican on Oct. 3, 2012. The businessman from Trieste in northern Italy managed to slip past security guards at the Vatican on Tuesday evening. Photo: Andrew Medichini / AP


12) Members of the newly formed 104th Security Force Advise and Assist Team took part in a send-off ceremony for them last Monday in Madison. They are heading to Afghanistan. Chief Warrant Officer 3 Steve Wichtman says goodbye to his son Sawyer, 3. Photos:  Andy Manis


13) Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker looks at the American flag as the national anthem is played at the send-off ceremony. Photo: Andy Manis


14) Lt. Col. Steve Larson holds the Wisconsin flag presented to him by Gov. Scott Walker. Photo: Andy Manis


15) Travis Mills rides in the back of a Jeep during the homecoming parade on Thursday, Oct. 4. Mills, his wife, Kelsey, and their 1-year-old daughter, Chloe, were the grand marshals of Vassar High School's homecoming parade. He finally returned to his Michigan hometown last week — six months after the explosion that cost him his arms and legs — to serve as the grand marshal of his old high school's homecoming parade. Mills plays with his daughter Chloe. Photos: Carlos Osorio / AP


16) A school bus leaving a Catholic elementary school crashed into a house on Long Island Wednesday afternoon. Syosset Fire Chief Peter Silver said the driver "had a medical emergency of some kind." He was airlifted to a hospital in East Meadow, where he was admitted in a serious but stable condition. The five children on the bus ranged in age from 5 to 8, but none was injured. Photo: NBC 4 New York


17) A woman parks her bicycle outside a railway station in Ghent, Belgium on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012. Thousands of people ride bicycles in the city when traveling short distances. Photo: Yves Herman / Reuters


18) Layers of gas and dust show up clearly in this color-coded composite picture of the Helix Nebula. Ultraviolet wavelengths, as seen by the GALEX probe, are shown in blue. Infrared wavelengths, as seen by NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope, are presented in red, yellow and green. The nebula appears magenta in the center, where the two sets of data overlap. A portion of the extended field beyond the nebula is from NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer. Photo: NASA / JPL-Caltech / SSC


19) The moon rises behind the skyline of New York's Lower Manhattan and One World Trade Center as people stand along the Hudson River in Jersey City, N.J. on Oct. 1, 2012. Photo: Gary Hershorn / Reuters


20) Visitors gathered on the Great Wall of China outside Beijing on October 3, 2012. Hundreds of millions of tourists crowded into scenic spots, resorts and other tourism destinations scattered across the country while millions of visitors arrived in the capital city for China's National Day "Golden Week" holidays. Photo: AFP - Getty Images


21) An Indian man and children dressed as Mahatma Gandhi wait for the start of a rally against violence to mark 143 years since the birth of Gandhi in Ahmadabad, India on Oct. 2. Photo: Ajit Solanki / AP


22) Corey Michael Dalton sits behind a wall of books at the Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library in Indianapolis Sunday Sept. 30, 2012. He spent the entire week living in the window, sleeping on a cot at the library, behind a wall of books that have been banned at one time or another, to call attention to Banned Books Week. (AP Photo/The Indianapolis Star, Matt Kryger)


23) The Tower of London is illuminated pink for Breast Cancer Campaign's 'Turn London Landmarks Pink' for breast cancer awareness month on Oct. 1, 2012. Photo: Ian Gavan / Getty Images


24) Visitors at the red beach scenic area in Panjin, in northeast China's Liaoning province, on September 30, 2012. The beach gets its name from its appearance, which is caused by a type of seaweed that flourishes in the saline-alkali soil.  Photo: AFP - Getty Images


25) A veterinarian uses a light to check on the eye of an American Flamingo at the Oklahoma City Zoo in Oklahoma City, Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012, during an annual exam. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)


26) Robert Irwin, the 8-year-old son of "Crocodile Hunter" Steve Irwin, feeds fresh water crocodiles for the first time publicly at the Australia Zoo in Queensland, Australia, on Oct. 2. Photo: Dave Hunt / EPA


27) A young hedgehog curls up into a ball in Berlin on Oct. 1. If attacked, hedgehogs curl into prickly and unappetizing balls that deter most predators. Photo: Wolfgang Kumm / AFP - Getty Images


28) A dewdrop covered grasshopper clings to a thistle in a pasture of a farm near Roseburg, Ore., on Sept. 30.  Photo: Robin Loznak


29) Jeff Gordon meets with the press after spending the morning with children battling cancer who have benefited from his foundation through Speedway Children's Charities-Texas Chapter on October 4, 2012 at LEGOLAND Discovery Center in Grapevine, Texas. (Photo by Cooper Neill/Getty Images for Texas Motor Speedway)


30) Jarred Abbrederis outraces the Illinois defense for a 59-yard touchdown reception as Wisconsin beat Illinois Saturday in Madison, 31-14. Journal Sentinel photo: Mark Hoffman


31) Officials respond to cheers from the crowd as they arrive to work the NFL football game between the Miami Dolphins and the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012, in Glendale, Ariz. NFL officials ended their labor dispute with the league by approving a new eight-year contract with a 112-5 vote Saturday, then hustled off to the airport to get to work. (AP Photo/The Arizona Republic, Rob Schumacher)


32) James Jones #89 of the Green Bay Packers leaps into the stands after catching a touchdown pass against the New Orleans Saints at Lambeau Field on September 30, 2012 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)


33) Washington Nationals first baseman Adam LaRoche is doused as he is interviewed by a television reporter, right, during the Nationals' celebration after clutching the National League East division title following their baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies in Washington on Oct. 1, 2012. Photo: Manuel Balce Ceneta / AP


34) Pete Kozma and Matt Carpenter of the St. Louis Cardinals run into the dugout  as fans throw debris on the field after an infield fly was called in the eighth inning against a ball hit by Andrelton Simmons of the Atlanta Braves during the National League Wild Card playoff game at Turner Field on October 5, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia. Photos: Kevin C. Cox / Getty Images and Todd Kirkland / AP


35) US Magician David Blaine stands under lighting bolts at the start of his latest performance, "Electrified", in New York, October 05, 2012.  Photo: Emmanuel Dunand / AFP - Getty Images


36) How does she do that? A waitress carries beer at the 179th Oktoberfest in Munich. Photo: Michael Dalder/Reuters


37) Models wear creations by fashion designer Marc Jacobs for Louis Vuitton's ready to wear Spring-Summer 2013 collection presented in Paris, Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon)


38) Stephen Gough makes his way south through Peebles in the Scottish Borders, on Oct. 6, following his release the day before from Saughton Prison. The rambler has 18 convictions and has been in and out of prison since 2006 for offenses ranging from not wearing clothes in front of the sheriff, breach of the peace and contempt of court. Photos: Jeff J Mitchell / Getty Images

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