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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 (01/13/13)

Photos of the Week

1) Sam Shields scores a TD on the opening possesion of Green Bay's playoff game Saturday night against the 49ers in San Francisco. Journal Sentinel photo: Rick Wood.


2) Colin Kaepernick scores one of his two TDs as the 49ers beat the Packers, 45-31. Journal Sentinel photo: Rick Wood


3) Aaron Rodgers shakes hands with Isaac Sopoaga after Green Bay's loss. Journal Sentinel photo: Rick Wood


4) Assembly Speaker Robin Vos shakes hands during the opening of the 101st legislative session in Madison. Journal Sentinel photo: Rick Wood


5) A commuter ferry packed with more than 300 people crashed into a dock in Lower Manhattan early Wednesday, injuring 57 people, at least two critically, officials said. Nine people were also in serious condition. Victims of the Seastreak Wall Street ferry accident are aided by rescue personnel, on Jan. 9 in New York. Photo: Mark Lennihan / AP


6) Tens of thousands of vehicles damaged by super storm Sandy are being temporarily stored on runways and taxiways at Calverton Executive Airpark in Calverton, N.Y., on Jan. 9. Photos: Stan Honda / AFP - Getty Images


7) A penitentiary agent holds a cat with a package of tools and a mobile phone taped to its body at Luiz de Oliveira Souza prison in Arapiraca, Alagoas, Brazil. Brazilian authorities captured the cat, which was entering the prison with a saw, bits for hand drills, a mobile phone, batteries and a charger. The cat belonged to the prisoners and was frequently taken by relatives to their homes, returning to the prison on its own. Photo: Penitentiary System Of Alagoas / AFP - Getty Images


8) A man attempts to retrieve some belongings by breaking through a window of the burning Lome's Grand Marche late on Jan. 11, in Lome, Togo. Crowds of people filled the streets surrounding the multi-story structure, as a few vendors entered the burning building to save their goods. Photo: Daniel Hayduk / AFP - Getty Images


9) The prime minister of East Timor turned traffic cop on Monday after his car got stuck in a traffic jam outside the presidential office in the capital Dili. Xanana Gusmao, who led the armed resistance that resulted in East Timor's independence from Indonesian rule in 2002, immediately got out of his car and began directing drivers after finding that there was no police officer on the street, the European PressPhoto Agency reports. Photo: Antonio Dasiparu / EPA


10) A woman begs for money amid passersby in downtown Milan, Italy, on Jan. 8, Unemployment in the 17 EU countries  that use the euro  rose to 11.8 percent in November as the number of jobless people in the region rose to 18.8 million, the highest figure since the single currency was founded in 1999. Photo: Antonio Calanni / AP


11) South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley comforts her son, Nalin, 10, and her daughter, Rena, 14, as her husband, Capt. Michael Haley, right, gets ready for a deployment ceremony for the South Carolina Army National Guard at Ft. Jackson on Jan. 10.  Photo: Rainier Ehrhardt / AP


12) A cloud formation tinged with red dust travels across the Indian Ocean near Onslow on the Western Australia coast, on Jan. 9.  Tug boat worker Brett Martin, who captured the fearsome pictures 25 nautical miles from the town of Onslow, reported conditions were glassy and flat before the storm hit late on January 9. But when the wild weather arrived, the swell lifted to 6 feet, winds increased to 40 knots and visibility was reduced to 328 feet. Photos: Brett Martin / fishwrecked.com via Reuters


13) People watch as a killer whale surfaces through a small hole in the ice near Inukjuak in Northern Quebec on Jan. 8, 2013. Photo: Marina Lacasse / The Canadian Press via AP. Here, two killer whales surface through a breathing hole in the ice of Hudson Bay on Jan. 9, 2013. The whales are part of a pod that is trapped in the sea ice. Photo: Maggie Okituk / Reuters


14) A Belarussian military instructor trains her dog in a frontier guards' cynology center near the town of Smorgon, 87 miles northwest of Minsk on Jan. 11. The center prepares instructors with trained dogs for guarding Belarus's border and sells other puppies and dogs unfit for service to civilians in the country. Photo: Vasily Fedosenko / Reuters


15) Zookeepers at the Australian Reptile Park stand on scales as they weigh a 21-foot-long python named Atomic Betty, on Jan 9. Reports state that the 14-year-old python weighed in at over 304 pounds. Photo: Australian Reptile Park via EPA


16) A seagull stands on Galata Tower on Jan. 9. Heavy snowfall blanketed Turkey's commercial hub Istanbul, a city of 15 millions, paralyzing daily life, disrupting air traffic and land transport. Photo: Bulent Kilic / AFP - Getty Images


17) Silvery marmosets eat at The Whipsnade Zoo on Jan. 8. Photo: Adrian Dennis / AFP - Getty Images


18) Three puppies walk through a snow-covered field in Athens, Greece on Jan, 8. Photo: Petros Giannakouris / AP


19) A giraffe looks at visitors at the zoo in Duisburg, Germany on Jan. 7. Photo: Roland Weihrauch / AFP - Getty Images


20) A pair of wild barn owls perch high in the peak of an old barn on a farm near Roseburg, Ore., on Jan. 6. Photo: Robin Loznak


21) The shadow of Western Europe's tallest building is cast across London's financial district as seen from The View from The Shard on Tuesday. Adult tickets to the gallery range from $40 to $160. Photo: Luke Macgregor / Reuters


22) A robot that specializes in delivering food holds an empty tray after serving meals to customers at a Robot Restaurant in Harbin, China, Jan. 12. Opened in June 2012, the restaurant has gained fame for using a total of 20 robots, which range in height from 1.3 to 1.6 meters (4.2 feet to 5.2 feet), to cook meals and deliver dishes. The robots can work continuously for five hours after a two-hour charge, and are able to display more than 10 expressions on their faces and say basic welcoming sentences to customers. Photo: Sheng Li / Reuters


23) Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III twists his knee as he reaches for the loose ball after a low snap during the second half of the NFL wild card playoff football game against the Seattle Seahawks in Landover, Md., Jan. 6. Photo: Matt Slocum / AP


24) Alabama's AJ McCarron holds The Coaches' Trophy after the BCS National Championship college football game against Notre Dame Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, in Miami. Alabama won 42-14. Photo: David J. Phillip / AP


25) Organizers trucked in 162,000 pounds of snow from mountain passes to Seattle Center and broke the record for most participants in a snowball fight – attracting 5,834 participants to supplant the mark set by the Republic of Korea with 5,387. Another look. Photos: Jordan Stead / Reuters


26) A model wears an outfit by designer Hentsch Man for the Autumn/Winter show during Men's London Collections in central London, on Monday. Photo: Joel Ryan / Invision via AP

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