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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 (10/24/10)

Photos of the Week



Toilet paper with the faces of politicians sits for sale during the launch for the Tea Party Express national tour which kicked off with a rally in Reno on October 18, 2010 in Reno, Nevada. The tour, part of an initiative to get conservatives elected to the House and Senate, will move across country and conclude on November 1, 2010 in Concord, New Hampshire the day before the contentious Mid-Term elections. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)


 



A soldier stands guard in front of the Eiffel Tower on October 18, 2010 in Paris, France. France has been warned by Saudi Arabia that it is a potential target for an al-Qaeda attack. (Photo by Franck Prevel/Getty Images)



 

A man cleans a blood stained patio at a home in the northern city of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Saturday Oct. 23, 2010. At least 13 young people were shot dead and 15 wounded in an attack on this house late Friday during a 15-year-old boy's birthday party. (AP Photo/Raymundo Ruiz)






Youth clash with riot police officers, unseen, in Nanterre, outside Paris, Monday Oct. 18, 2010. French oil workers are intensifying their fight against President Nicolas Sarkozy's plan to raise the retirement age to 62, a conflict that has hobbled transport and sparked scattered gas shortages. French youth who have rallied to the cause, meanwhile, burned tires or set up blockades outside some schools in Paris and nearby suburbs on Monday. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon)






Members of transport union CFDT and striking railway workers of the CGT and the Sud French unions block the A7 highway on October 18, 2010 in the south of Lyon to protest against France's government pensions reform. AFP PHOTO/PHILIPPE DESMAZES (Photo credit should read PHILIPPE DESMAZES/AFP/Getty Images)






A woman walks past piles of garbage in Marseille, southern France, Monday Oct.18, 2010. French oil workers on Monday defied the government's demand to get back to work and end scattered fuel shortages, stepping up their fight against President Nicolas Sarkozy's plan to raise the retirement age to 62. Schools, trains, public transport and even garbage collection in Marseille have been blocked by strikes to pressure Sarkozy to back down. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)


 



Japanese women carry grass to feed their cattle as Mount Merapi spews volcanic smoke in the background in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2010. Located on the so-called Pacific Ring of Fire, Indonesia has more active volcanoes than any other nation. (AP Photo/Slamet Riyadi)



 

A visually impaired school girl examines white canes kept for distribution as part of White Cane Day celebrations at a school for the visually impaired in Hyderabad, India, Thursday, Oct. 21, 2010. White Cane Day is observed on October 15 every year. The celebrations were held Thursday as the school reopened after week long holidays. (AP Photo/Mahesh Kumar A.)


 
 


A woman smokes a cigarette as she enjoying the night in a bar in Pamplona, northern Spain, Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2010. Spain, a country famed for its smoke-filled bars, corner cafes and restaurants, was poised to enact a tough new anti-smoking law Wednesday, eliminating its status as Western Europe's last country where lighting up in indoor public places is allowed. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)


 
 


Soldiers work on packages of seized marijuana prior to incinerating them in Tijuana, Mexico, Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2010. On a conjoined operation with the army, local and state police seized 134 tons of U.S.-bound marijuana Monday, by far the biggest drug bust in the country in recent years. Eleven suspects were detained.(AP Photo/Guillermo Arias)


 
 

The USS Constitution makes its annual cruise in Boston Harbor on its 213th birthday, Thursday, Oct. 21, 2010. The ship is the world's oldest commissioned warship afloat. (AP Photo/Bill Sikes)



 


In this photo combo, a conventionally constructed home, left, breaks apart as a fortified home withstands hurricane-strength winds during a test of home construction at the Institue for Business and Home Safety in Richburg, S.C., Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2010. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)






A conventionally constructed home begins to break apart as a fortified home stands fast during a test of home construction materials at the Institue for Business and Home Safety in Richburg, S.C., Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2010. Researchers are hoping a new wind facility will help them develop building techniques and products that will make homes safer in a hurricane. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)






An Afghan woman turns her face away from the camera wearing curlers while getting her hair done at a local beauty parlor October 16, 2010 in Kabul, Afghanistan. At local beauty salons, behind drawn curtains, isolated from the males, Afghan women spend hours getting ready for engagement parties and weddings. In accordance with Afghan culture the men are required to be segregated from the women with the exception of the bride and groom. (Photo by Paula Bronstein /Getty Images)





A woman stands in a store window at a shopping mall with price tags on her hand on October 19, 2010 in Tel Aviv, Israel. The store, opened for a day, was used to raise awareness of the trafficking of women. (Photo by Uriel Sinai/Getty Images)


 



A life-size art installation, by Israeli artist Noam Braslavsky of former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon lying comatose in a hospital bed, is displayed before it's official opening at the Kishon Gallery on October 18, 2010 in Tel Aviv. Sharon has been in a coma since suffering a massive stroke in January 2006. (Photo by Uriel Sinai/Getty Images)






In this Oct. 14, 2010 picture, an oil-covered crab crawls on a glove worn by Plaquemines Parish coastal zone director P.J. Hahn in Bay Jimmy near the Louisiana coast. Six months after the rig explosion that led to the largest offshore oil spill in U.S. history, damage to the Gulf of Mexico can be measured more in increments than extinctions, say scientists polled by The Associated Press. The scientists saw a hit for the region's wetlands, an already weakened massive natural incubator for shrimp, crabs, oysters and fish. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)


 



Two brown bears walk on a street in Shari in Hokkaido, northern Japan. A total of three bears, including the two, 1.44-meter (4 feet, 9 inches)-tall, 139kg (306 pounds) mother, left, and 1.11-meter (3 feet, 8 inches)-tall, 64kg (141 pounds) one-year-old female cub, shown here, were spotted by children in a forest near an elementary school and the two started to stroll in the town center for about 40 minutes before being shot by a local hunter. The last bear has not yet been found. (AP Photo/Shari Town Hall)






A sea lion "smiles" during a show at Kamogawa Sea Wolrd in Kamogawa, east of Tokyo, Japan, Sunday, Oct. 17, 2010.(AP Photo/Itsuo Inouye)






A visitor reacts as she gets a kiss from a killer whale at Kamogawa Sea World in Kamogawa, east of Tokyo, Japan, Sunday, Oct. 17, 2010.(AP Photo/Itsuo Inouye)


 



Molly (L) looks at her groom Milo as her owner Jazmin Covarrubias holds her during in a mass canine wedding in which dogs will be joined in what is called "Holy Mutt-rimony" during the Pet-A-Palooza Expo at the Orange County Great Park on October 17, 2010 in Irvine, California. The pet-friendly expo featured animal stunt shows, costume contests, police K-9 unit demonstrations and a mass canine wedding all to boost support of animal adoption. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
 





Sue Crist, left, outreach and education coordinator with Colorado Therapeutic Riding Center, and CTRC volunteer Flo Broudy, center, see how Carmella, an eight-year-old miniature horse, reacts to Kim Stiles' Great Pyrenees, Sir Galahad as they all were on a walk in Thompson Park in Longmont, Colo., on Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2010. (AP Photo/The Longmont Times-Call, Joshua Buck)






A duck watches as a fellow duck dives for food in a pond in West Park in Carmel, Ind., Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2010. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)






Robin Henderson stretches out her Maine Coon cat Stewie outside of her home in Reno, Nev. Stewie, a five-year-old Maine Coon owned by Hendrickson and Erik Brandsness, has been accepted by Guinness World Records as the world's longest cat at 48.5 inches. (AP Photo/Reno Gazette-Journal, Andy Barron)


 



Talton Adams ,12, of Highlands and a member of the Goose Creek Memorial FFA works to control his 106 pound goat named Spot during the Harris County Fair at Houston Farm & Ranch Club. No. 1 Abercrombie Dr., Friday, Oct. 22, 2010, in Houston. The maneuver is called bracing. More than 500 contestants registered to participate in FFA and 4-H events that concludes on Saturday with livestock judging, live auction sale and home economics and horticulture displays. (AP Photo/Houston Chronicle, Melissa Phillip)


 



Vince Lombardi, as both man and coach, is explored in the play "Lombardi" that made its Boadway debut on Thursday. Dan Lauria stars as the legendary coach. Judith Light plays his wife. Photo: Joan Marcus.






Packer QB Aaron Rodgers runs the ball down to the one-yard line in the fourth quarter last Sunday against Miami. Journal Sentinel photo: Rick Wood



 

The Miami Dolphins celebrate the game-winning field goal against the Packers in overtime last Sunday. Final score, 23-20. Journal Sentinel photo: Benny Sieu
 





Brad Nortman heads downfield on a fake punt for a first down. Photo: Joe Koshollek for the Journal Sentinel


 

Brad Nortman has open field in front of him as he takes off on a fake punt. Note the Iowa defender. Journal Sentinel photo: Rick Wood


 



Wisconsin running back Montee Ball stretches his arm across the goal line for a fourth-quarter touchdown while being tackled by Iowa cornerback Micah Hyde (18) on Saturday in Iowa City, Iowa.
Wisconsin rallied to beat Iowa, 31-30. Charlie Neibergall / Associated Press


 



Tim Lincecum #55 of the San Francisco Giants walks back to the dugout after striking out as Phillies fans hold up signs in the third inning against the Philadelphia Phillies in Game One of the NLCS during the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Citizens Bank Park on October 16, 2010 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)


 



A fan reaches over the wall as Nelson Cruz of the Texas Rangers attempts to catch a home run ball hit by Robinson Cano of the New York Yankees in the bottom of the second inning of Game Four of the ALCS during the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Yankee Stadium on October 19, 2010 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)


 



Morgan Academy honor student and peewee football player Emily Sherrer listens to her coach's instructions before the game on Thursday, Oct. 14, 2010 in Selma, Ala. Sherrer,12, is the only girl on the school's PeeWee football team. (AP Photo/Montgomery Advertiser, Alvin Benn)


 



A chess player holds a reflective parasol to protect herself from the sun as she waits to play against Israeli chess Grandmaster Alik Gershon, not pictured, during an attempt to break the Guinness world record of simultaneous chess play in Rabin square in Tel Aviv, Israel, Thursday, Oct. 21, 2010. The Jewish Agency and the Israel Chess Federation invited hundreds of chess players, many of them new immigrants from the former Soviet Union to break the Guinness world record for simultaneous chess play against Israeli Grandmaster Alik Gershon. The world record of 500 games played simultaneously is now held by Iran. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

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Chess players wait to play against Israeli chess Grandmaster Alik Gershon, during an attempt to break the Guinness world record of simultaneous chess play in Rabin square in Tel Aviv, Israel, Thursday, Oct. 21, 2010. The Jewish Agency and the Israel Chess Federation invited hundreds of chess players, many of them new immigrants from the former Soviet Union to break the Guinness world record for simultaneous chess play against Israeli Grandmaster Alik Gershon. The world record of 500 games played simultaneously is now held by Iran. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)


 



A PCSO, or Police community support officer, second right, talks to a team member about the parking of the Bloodhound supersonic car, on The Strand, London, Sunday Oct. 17, 2010. The Bloodhound is a pencil-shaped car powered by a jet engine and a rocket designed to reach approximately 1,000 miles per hour (1,609 km/h). It is being developed and built with the intention of breaking the land speed record by the largest ever margin. (AP Photo/Lewis Whyld, PA)


 



A view from atop a crane of the world's largest 'Enchilada', a traditional Mexican food, during the National Enchilada Fair at the neighborhood of Iztapalapa in Mexico City, Sunday, Oct. 17, 2010. The enchilada, measuring 70 meters long and 1,416 kgs, entered the famous Guinness Record book Sunday. The drawing at left depicts a 'Serrano' chile, the one used to prepare Enchiladas, wearing an Aztec headdress and a traditional Mexican moustache. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)



 

Russian fans of Michael Jackson disguised as zombies perform his song "Thriller" at Dvortsovaya (Palace) Square in St.Petersburg, Russia, Saturday, Oct. 23, 2010. More then hundred participants of the Thrill The World event performed the famous hit of the late legendary King of Pop music.(AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)






A model presents a creation designed by Chinami Kamishima during the 2011 spring/summer collection at the Japan Fashion Week in Tokyo, Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2010. (AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama) in Tokyo, Japan Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2010. (AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama)

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