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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.

Teaching: Nice work if you can get it


The daily newspaper today devotes a front page story to the heated split among Wisconsinites over the budget repair bill battle in Madison. In the article that draws on man on the street interviews done across the state, the Journal Sentinel writes about Jennifer Kern:

Keen is 29. She makes $8.25 an hour working a couple of hours a day as a substitute crossing guard in Sheboygan. She lives with her fiancé - he works part time at Home Depot - and their 2-year-old son.

‘I agree they (teachers) maybe should pay a little more into their medical, get it more equal,’ Keen said. ‘But at the same time, they're providing a huge service to our children’."

Huge service? Not these folks.

Oh, there's more.


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