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 baby daughter, Kyla Audrey, in Franklin.
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
Alex Teves ... and others.
Aurora's anonymous hero
Man with a gun
Ryan Losicki ... Part Two
VILLAINS OF THE WEEK
Planned Parenthood ... MORE
Jackson County (Or.) Circuit Court
QUOTES OF THE WEEK
“Tom Teves, whose son Alex Teves died saving the life of his girlfriend after gunfire erupted in the cinema, sat in the front row in
Mr Teves was among scores of relatives and friends who descended on the courthouse to face the man suspected of murdering their loved ones, with some demanding Holmes should face the death penalty for his heinous crime.
Fighting back tears outside the court, Tom Teves said: 'I saw the coward in court today, and Alex could have floored him without breaking a sweat.'
He went on: 'Seeing him in court I said to myself: 'You're not such a tough guy now', or something to that effect'.”
From The Daily Mail.
"Do you think that there should be a push for tighter gun laws given the horror that you just endured and how it has impacted you personally? Do you feel compelled to push for tighter gun laws?"
Michael Eric Dyson, guest host on MSNBC's Ed Show.
"Here's the thing, we can try to politicize this and make some sort of polarizing debate and make this a tenet of the election, but that's not what we're here to do right now. We're here to celebrate the lives of the victims that have been lost. If somebody wants to do harm to somebody, they're going to find a way to do it. Whether it be with a weapon, such as a rifle or whether it be with any sort of means we should actually start to think about why people are doing this. And the reason why they're doing this is because they want their names out there."
Jordan Ghawi, brother of victim Jessica Ghawi responding to Dyson.
"I don't understand why the police officers across this country don't stand up collectively and say we're going to go on strike. We're not going to protect you unless you, the public, through your legislature, do what's required to keep us safe."
NYC mayor Michael Bloomberg
“Who cares about Mitt Romney’s tax returns? Secondly, I love the fact that the guy is rich. You got people who are trying to make it seem like being rich is bad.”
“Help us fight for traditional families and eat chicken at the same time.”
Rick Santorum, voicing his support for Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day, an event, organized by the former
“With so many Africans in
Greek athlete Paraskevi Papachristo on Twitter. The comment got her barred from competing in the
“You’re going to see beyond doubt that
British Prime Minister David Cameron, responding to Mitt Romney’s comment that some of the preparations for the Olympics were “disconcerting.”
“I just can’t put my arms around it, it’s, to me, it was our 9/11 today. I just saw planes crashing into towers.”
Penn State alum Tom Price, on the N.C.A.A.’s sanctions against the school and its football program.
“I can’t tell you how many wonderful letters I’ve written to the
Justice Antonin Scalia, on criticism from the media.
Tommy Thompson’s “not a politician, he’s not going to be just an elected official. He’s a warrior. He will take on these politically correct, brain-dead, soulless liberal Democrats, and he will cause them pain and suffering.”
Rocker Ted Nugent at a rally for
OUTRAGE OF THE WEEK
1) How much did the recall cost?
2) An exclusive Wisconsin Reporter investigation found more than 460
3) It has come to this.
MOST UNDER-REPORTED STORY OF THE WEEK
Yes, we do deny weapons to individuals with mental health issues.
MOST OVER-HYPED STORY OF THE WEEK
The Olympics…and that’s ok.
STRANGEST, MOST UNUSUAL STORY OF THE WEEK
What happens when you refuse to leave jail?
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