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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 (06/05/11)

Photos of the Week


1) Demonstrators began erecting a tent city Saturday evening outside the Capitol in Madison. A group called We Are Wisconsin and other pro-union groups set up the tent city they call “Walkerville” in preparation for Assembly and Senate action on the state budget. Journal sentinel photo: Michael Sears


2)
Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-NY) steps onto an elevator after leaving his office in the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill June 2, 2011 in Washington, DC. Weiner declined to comment further on the recent incident involving his Twitter account and a photograph that was sent from that account. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)


3)
Great Adjutant storks stand as a woman rag-picker collects recyclables at the biggest garbage dump in the northeastern state of Assam on the eve of World Environment Day at the Boragoan area in Guwahati, India, on June 4. The UN declared 2011 the International Year of Forests with this year's World Environment Day theme 'Forests: Nature at your Service'.Biju Boro / AFP - Getty Images


4)
Players of the Iranian women's national soccer team react after withdrawing from their qualifying match against Jordan for the 2012 London Olympic Games in Amman June 3. The Iranian team were banned from the match on Friday in the second round of qualifiers in protest against guidelines on their veil. The FIFA woman's association requires that any covering used does not cover the neck and ears. In Iran all women are required to cover their hair in public to conform to the Islamic dress code.Ali Jarekji / Reuters


5) Nicolas B. Rushlow, 13, from Lancaster, Ohio is embraced by his mother Michelle after being eliminated during the semifinals of the 2011 Scripps National Spelling Bee at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in Oxon Hill, Thursday, June 2, 2011. Rushlow spelled 'drusy' incorrectly. Pablo Martinez Monsivais / AP


6) The International Space Station and the shuttle Endeavour pass over the sun's disk in a photograph taken by Spain's Dani Caxete through a telescope with a filter. Photo: Dani Caxete


7)
View of the 'Morning Glory' hot spring with it's unique colors caused by brown, orange and yellow algae-like bacteria that thrive in the cooling water, turning the vivid aqua-blue to a murkier greenish brown, in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, on Thursday, June 2. Yellowstone National Park was established by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Grant on March 1, 1872. The park is located primarily in the U.S. state of Wyoming, though it also extends into Montana and Idaho and was the first national park in the world. It is known for its wildlife and its many geothermal features, especially the Old Faithful Geyser. Mark Ralston / AFP - Getty Images


8)
In this handout photo provided by the Pukaha Mt Bruce National Wildlife Centre, a rare white kiwi chick is seen in an outdoor enclosure in the forest reserve at the National Wildlife Centre on June 1, 2011 in Wellington, New Zealand. The all-white kiwi, named 'Manukura' is suspected to be the first white chick born in captivity. The chick is the thirteenth of fourteen baby kiwis hatched at the wildlife centre this season. Srdjan Zivulovic / Reuters


9)
Baby ducklings climb up a board ramp to access their "pond" that was made for swimming in the inner courtyard of St. Anne's Retirement Community near Lancaster, Pa. Richard Hertzler / Lancaster Newspapers via AP


10)
A crust of bread hangs around the neck of a pigeon in Leipzig, Germany. Jan Woitas / EPA


11) Brown bear (Ursus arctos) cub Medo plays with the Logar family dog in Podvrh village, central Slovenia June 1. The Slovenian Logar family has adopted the three-and-half-month-old bear cub that strolled into their yard about 30 days ago. Although the family would like to prepare a fenced enclosure for it, veterinary authorities would prefer to move it into a shelter for wild animals.


12)
Los Angeles children, teachers and volunteers use their bodies to form a fish during the 18th Annual Kids Ocean Day at Dockweiler State Beach, Thursday, June 2, 2011, in Playa del Rey, Calif. The children also participated in a beach clean-up. (AP Photo/Los Angeles Daily News, Andy Holzman)


13)
Former home run record-holder and Baseball Hall of Famer Hank Aaron is awarded an honorary doctorate of humanities during commencement for the class of 2011 at Princeton University, Tuesday, May 31, 2011, in Princeton, N.J., for making America a better place with his "imperishable example of grace under pressure." (AP Photo/Mel Evans)


14) People in wheelchairs pull a C130 cargo aircraft weighing 67 tons across 100 metres at the Melsbroek military airport near Brussels May 29. The attempt, led by 84 people, set a new Guinness World Record for heaviest plane pulled over 100 meters by a team of people in wheelchairs. Sebastien Pirlet / Reuters


15) In this Sunday, May 29, 2011 photo, Aaron Fotheringham summersaults while flying through the air in his wheel chair, during practice for a Nitro Circus performance, in Pala, Calif. Fotheringham, who was born with spinal bifida, rides his chair on the "giganta ramp" during performances. Lenny Ignelzi / AP


16)
A policeman walks past a hole in a bridge over Yitong River where a truck accidentally plunged through, in Changchun city, Jilin province, Northeast China, on Sunday, May 29. The bridge partially crumbled, allowing the truck to plunge through the hole injuring the driver and a passenger. The local government has set up a team to investigate the accident. Zhang Yingnan / ImagineChina


17)
Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin poses with celebrity look-alike impersonator Cecilia Thompson during a tour of Boston's North End neighborhood, Thursday, June 2, 2011. Palin's father Chuck Heath is at center. Which one is the real Palin? (She's on the left). (AP Photo/Steven Senne)


18)
Women run to find wedding dresses at the annual "Running of the Brides" sales event at Filene's Basement in New York on Friday, June 3. The annual sale is known for its long queues and frantic shopping among brides-to-be hoping to save hundreds or even thousands of dollars on designer wedding gowns. Eric Feferberg / AFP - Getty Images


19)
Christian Pleister, principal at Canterbury Elementary School in Greendale, leads the Klement's Famous Racing Sausages to the finish line before hundreds of students Thursday during the start of the school’s Olympics Day. Students participated in games and activities such as football toss, potato sack race, jump rope and a kickball game. Journal Sentinel photo: Rick Wood


20)
High-wire acrobats Delilah Wallenda, right, and her son Nik Wallenda, left, simultaneously walk across a 300-foot-long wire suspended 100 feet in the air between two towers of the Conrad Condado Plaza Hotel in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Saturday June 4, 2011. Nik's great-grandfather, the German-born Karl Wallenda, tried to perform the same feat in 1978 but fell to his death at age 73. The two Wallendas commemorated the famous family patriarch by successfully completing the same stunt Saturday. Nik Wallenda, a circus high-wire daredevil and the seventh generation of the Flying Wallendas circus family, wipes the sweat from his forehead. Delilah Wallenda lowers her body as her son Nik Wallenda crosses over her during their high-wire act

 

 

 

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