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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.

Week-ends (04/07/12)

Week-ends


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


Firefighters


Helen Collins


Christy Henry


Clara Almazo


Garrett Woller


Babysitting grandma


Ryan Gosling



VILLAINS OF THE WEEK


Six juveniles


Tyrone Woodfork


Bill Ayers


Is she for real?


Park Slope parents


Stupid parents


David Richards



QUOTES OF THE WEEK
 


"We wouldn't have the capacity to enforce the laws that protect the air we breathe, the water we drink, or the food that we eat. Cuts to the FAA would likely result in more flight cancellations, delays and the complete elimination of air traffic control services in parts of the country. Over time, our weather forecasts would become less accurate because we wouldn't be able to afford to launch new satellites and that means governors and mayors would have to wait longer to order evacuations in the event of a hurricane. That's just a partial sampling of the consequences of this budget."

President Obama on Paul Ryan's budget


"I seem to have three certainties in my life - death, taxes and bitter partisan attacks from President Barack Obama. Unfortunately it's just something we're getting used to because he lacks an agenda to actually fix this country’s problems."
Paul Ryan's response to Obama


The dreamers can dream a little bigger, the 'Help Wanted' signs can be dusted off and we can start again.
Mitt Romney
after sweeping three more primaries, which brought him closer to clinching the Republican nomination.


There are no marching bands. We're hitting the field. The clock starts tonight.
Rick Santorum
saying his presidential campaign will continue despite losses to rival Mitt Romney in primaries in Wisconsin, Maryland and the District of Columbia.


“He gets full credit or blame for what's happened in this economy and what's happened to gasoline prices and what's happened to our schools and what's happened to our military.
Mitt Romney speaking about President Obama


“I'm confident that the Supreme Court will not take what would be an unprecedented, extraordinary step of overturning a law that was passed by a strong majority of a democratically elected Congress.”
President Obama issuing a rare, direct challenge to the Supreme Court to uphold his historic health care overhaul.


“…if the Democrats said we had a war on caterpillars, and mainstream media outlet talked about the fact that Republicans have a war on caterpillars, then we have problems with caterpillars. The fact of the matter is it’s a fiction and this started a war against the Vatican that this president pursued. He still hasn’t answered Archbishop Dolan’s issues with Obama world and Obamacare.”
RNC Chairman Reince Priebus rejecting the notion that Republicans have waged a war on women.


“It's just another sad day in my city.
Larry Reid, city council president in Oakland, Calif., on the shootings at Oikos University; alleged gunman One Goh, 43, a former student, killed at least seven and wounded three in the attack on Monday.


“We got to do something about these Asians coming in and opening up businesses and dirty shops. They ought to go.”
Marion Berry


"If Trayvon Martin had been white, or George Zimmerman had been black, or had both been black or both white, there would have been no outrage: 94% of murdered blacks are killed by other blacks, to almost no national outcry. Just this past Friday in Florida, fourteen were gunned down (two killed) to silence (at a funeral parlor, no less), as the protestors of the single Martin fatality went ahead with further demonstrations. Whites are far more likely to be murdered by blacks than vice versa, despite the latter comprising only 11-12% of the population — again to no national outcry."
Victor Davis Hanson


“It sounded like a bomb hit. And we hit the floor, and everybody was praying.
Patti Gilroy, resident of Arlington, Texas, on the tornadoes that pummeled homes and left thousands without power across North Texas on Tuesday.


"Oh, God, no!"
Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, when asked whether he read The New York Times every day.


“At one point she didn't even want the wingman to go up. She said, 'Don't you guys think I could do this on my own? Don't you have confidence in me?' She had it totally under control.
Pilot James Collins talking about his 80-year-old mother, Helen Collins, landing a plane after her husband died while flying the twin-engine Cessna.



OUTRAGE OF THE WEEK


Visiting probation agents didn't search basement where girl was being starved.



MOST UNDER-REPORTED STORY OF THE WEEK


The actual truth about Paul Ryan's budget.



MOST OVER-HYPED STORY OF THE WEEK


It's the Masters...and Tiger Woods.



STRANGEST, MOST UNUSUAL STORY OF THE WEEK


Love letter proposing marriage is a bit late.


"Texting lanes" just for laughs.


Life can be hell when you're so beautiful.


That's it for Week-ends. Thanks for stopping by.

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