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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 (05/29/11)

Photos of the Week


1) Boy Scout Hunter Penaz, 10, rests his hand on a headstone at Ft. Bliss National Cemetery after placing a flag Saturday, May, 28, 2011, in preparation for Memorial Day. After placing the flag, Penaz then told his father "Let's go honor more soldiers, dad." Volunteers decorated the cemetery with over 41,000 flags. AP Photo/The El Paso Times, Mark Lambie


2) Sandra Pommert reacts to finding a photograph of her parents' farm among the rubble of her sister's tornado-demolished house on May 25, 2011, in Joplin, Mo. Her sister, Judy Flenner, is recovering after having a mild heart attack following Sunday's storm. Mark Humphrey / AP


3) Tim Bartow looks in the window of his bathroom as he gathers possessions three days after a killer tornado ravaged neighborhoods in Joplin, Mo. Officials have begun restricting access to the areas affected and are enforcing a nighttime curfew. Tannen Maury / EPA


4) Beth Parrett, center, after finding her son Corey's high school class ring on May 25, 2011 in the debris of her house that was struck by a tornado in Piedmont, Okla. Corey was killed two years ago in an auto accident. Brett Deering / Getty Images


5) Anita Stokes salvages meat from a freezer at her home that was destroyed by a tornado in Joplin, Mo., Monday, May 23, 2011. A large tornado moved through much of the city Sunday, damaging a hospital and hundreds of homes and businesses and killing at least 89 people. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel


6) A sign is seen in front of a destroyed house indicating that it is for sale and that it includes a large sunroom after the home was destroyed when a massive tornado passed through the town killing at least 125 people on May 26, 2011 in Joplin, Missouri. The town continues the process of recovering from the storm. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)


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The remains of a destroyed tree are seen five days after a massive tornado passed through the town killing at least 132 people on May 27, in Joplin, Missouri. Mario Tama / Getty Images


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The Duke of Edinburgh laughs as the Queen signs the visitor's book, and Michelle Obama is unfortunately positioned in front of a large plant.


9) President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama drink Guinness beer as they meet with local residents at Ollie Hayes pub in Moneygall, Ireland, the ancestral homeland of his great-great-great grandfather, Monday, May 23. Charles Dharapak / AP


10) A sign at the entrance to Bryant Park notifies visitors of a new smoking ban May 23 in New York City. A new smoking law took effect in New York City Monday, prohibiting smokers from lighting up in certain public places including parks and beaches. Daniel Barry / Getty Images


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A newborn baby rests in a box, listening to music played through earphones in Saca Hospital in Kosice, east Slovakia, on Wednsday, May 25. Petr Josek / Reuters


12) Forestry School graduate Christopher Kieran, of Philadelphia, wears a decorated mortarboard during commencement at Yale University in New Haven, Conn., Monday, May 23. Jessica Hill / AP


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Annapolis Naval Academy freshmen make a human wall to climb the Herndon Monument which is covered with lard, on May 23, 2011 in Annapolis, Maryland. Each year the freshman class, known as 'Plebes,' climb the monument at the Naval to retrieve the Plebian Sailor's hat and replace it with an officer's hat. The tradition is one step in marking the end of wearing freshman headgear and moving up to headgear more like a U.S. Naval officer. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)


14) A white peacock looks on from a cage on a warm spring day in a park in Bucharest, Tuesday, May 24, 2011. Romania is experiencing higher than temperatures than the usual averages for this time of year.(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda), Romania


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A young swan cuddles with his mother at the Alster lake in Hamburg, Germany, May 27, 2011. Bodo Marks / EPA


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From treehugger.com: “If your problems with (bike) helmets is that they clash with your outfit and ruin your hair, then we hope you've been putting vanity aside for safe riding regardless of the look.. But there's also good news for you: The Hövding helmet, which looks like a collar until your crash causes it to inflate around your head. The company created the collar to know the difference between regular movement and an unexpected fall, and claims that it inflates in .1 seconds. Of course, style costs: The $500 helmet can't be reused after it expands.”

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