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 baby daughter, Kyla Audrey, in Franklin.
A look back at the people and events that made news the past week. Week-ends is a regular weekly feature of This Just In...
HEROES OF THE WEEK
City leaders in Sheboygan
Jim Joyce........and Armando Galarraga.
VILLAINS OF THE WEEK
I hate to say it, but, Paul McCartney
QUOTES OF THE WEEK
“It is my job to stay above the controversy. I know the good people of our community are only voicing their concerns based upon their love of the city also.”
New Berlin Mayor Jack Chiovatero in an apology to his constituents after an e-mail from the mayor said the city is "filled with prejudice and bigoted people."
“The heart and soul of what’s wrong with
“For a guy who was once a math teacher, apparently he needs to go back to school and do a little math here.”
Walker responding that the Neumann comparison does not remove capital budget spending from the operating budget, which he said would show a $65 million spending decrease between 2009 and 2010.
“I believe the federal government should use its legal resources to fight illegal immigration, not the State of
“The president finally went down to take a look at the oil disaster last week - which is weird because I didn't even know there were golf courses near the Gulf. To show his concern, Obama is thinking about returning some of the nearly $1 million the oil industry donated to his campaign. Ha, ha -- just kidding. He's not returning any oil money.”
Columnist Ann Coulter
“After the last eight years, it’s great to have a president who knows what a library is.”
“One time, go off! If there's any one time to go off, this is it, because this is a disaster.”
Director Spike Lee urging President Obama.
“For us, it’s trust but verify. You know, it’s that old saying that we’ve heard promises, we want to see that happen on the ground.”
Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal telling ABC News what he told President Obama about the oil spill.
"I thought when we elected a black president, we were going to get a black president. You know, this [BP oil spill] is where I want a real black president. I want him in a meeting with the BP CEOs, you know, where he lifts up his shirt so you can see the gun in his pants. That's -- (in black man voice) 'we've got a motherfu**ing problem here?' Shoot somebody in the foot."
HBO's Bill Maher
OUTRAGE OF THE WEEK
Mexico opens new office in California to help illegals get IDs.
MOST UNDER-REPORTED STORY OF THE WEEK
Illegals being counted in census.
MOST OVER-HYPED STORY OF THE WEEK
STRANGEST, MOST UNUSUAL STORY OF THE WEEK
Couple sues marriage counselor who advised hubby to cheat.
Seattle wants nude beach.
REMEMBER: Your suggestions/nominations for any of these categories every week are welcome, especially for HEROES OF THE WEEK. If you know of anyone in the community deserving of recognition, please e-mail me.