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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 (11/25/12)

Photos of the Week


1) Anthony Trujillo pickets outside a Walmart store as holiday sales commence in San Leandro, California on November 22, 2012. Calling on Walmart to treat workers with more respect, a group of about 30 demonstrators spent several hours standing outside the store, Reuters reported.  Photo: Noah Berger / Reuters


2) Target Manager Jay Fitzgerald welcomes shoppers as they flood his store in Harbison, S.C. Fitzgerald, who recently retired from the Air Force after 27 years of service, took over the Harbison Target just three and a half weeks ago. Photo: C. Michael Bergen / Zuma Press


3) A crowd gathers as security guards break up a fight between shoppers waiting in line just as the doors open for Black Friday shopping Nov. 22 at Target in Bowling Green, Ky. Photo: Alex Slitz / Daily News via AP


4) Shoppers rush to grab electric griddles and slow cookers on sale for $8 shortly after the doors opened at a J.C. Penney store Nov. 23 in Las Vegas. Black Friday got a jump start this year as many stores opened just as families were finishing up Thanksgiving dinner. Stores are experimenting with ways to compete with online rivals like Amazon.com that can offer holiday shopping deals at any time and on any day. Photo: Julie Jacobson / AP


5) Chris Dispenza of Vicksburg, Miss., tries to keep his daughter Jayde Dispenza, 8, awake as they wait to enter a Best Buy store Friday morning in Jackson, Miss. The Dispenzas waited in line for a couple of hours before entering the store after midnight. Photo: Rogelio V. Solis / AP


6) John Hardy, left, and his son, Liam, 13, visit the charred remains of his wife's parents home in the Breezy Point section of the Queens borough of New York, Friday, Nov. 23, 2012. A fire destroyed more than 100 homes in the oceanfront community during Superstorm Sandy.(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)


7) Thanksgiving on Breezy Point: Terri Dodge and her fiancee Steve Peterson drove from Portland, Maine to Breezy Point, NY on Wednesday to cook Thanksgiving dinner for up to 30 people. Teri Dodge shows off the company patch she was given from Firefighter Sebastian Danese as she receives a round of applause for cooking Thanksgiving dinner at the Point Breeze Fire Department, Breezy Point, New York, Nov. 22. Photos: John Makely / NBC News


8) Actor Kirk Douglas serves Thanksgiving meals for hundreds of homeless individuals Wednesday Nov. 21, 2012, in Los Angeles. Thousands of Skid Row residents and homeless people from downtown and beyond were served Thanksgiving dinners with all the trimmings today during the Los Angeles Mission's annual holiday feast. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)


9) Oliver Horne, 5, says goodbye to his father Josh Horne, before leaving with his mom and Josh's wife Angelina, right, for Minnesota for the Thanksgiving holiday at Hartsfield-Jackson Airport, Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012, in Atlanta. Feeling the pinch of the sluggish economic recovery, many Americans setting out on the nation's annual Thanksgiving migration had to sacrifice summer vacations, rely on relatives for airfare or scour the Web for travel deals to ensure they made it home. (AP Photo/David Goldman)


10) Rockets launched from the northern Gaza Strip head toward Israel on Nov. 20, 2012. Photo: Yannis Behrakis / Reuters


11) Smoke billows from the site of an Israeli airstrike in Gaza City, on Nov. 21. Israeli aircraft pounded Gaza with at least 30 strikes overnight, hitting government ministries, smuggling tunnels, a banker's empty villa and a Hamas-linked media office. Photo: Bernat Armangue / AP


12) Jihad al-Masharawi, a Palestinian employee of BBC Arabic in Gaza, weeps as he holds the body of his 11-month-old son Omar, who according to hospital officials was killed by an Israeli air strike in Gaza City on Nov. 14, 2012. Photo: Majed Hamdan / AP


13) In this Nov. 15, 2012 photo, a young girl reaches out to greet a Pakistani policeman securing the road outside Kainat Riaz's home in Mingora, Swat Valley, Pakistan. Security stepped up after Kainat was wounded by the same Taliban gunman who shot Malala Yousufzai and 13-year-old Shazia Ramazan on Oct. 8 on their way home from school. Malala was shot for her outspoken insistence on girls' education. Shazia and Kainat are to return to school this week for the first time since the shooting. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus)


14) A French riot gendarme reacts after being covered with lime during clashes with demonstrators during an evacuation operation on land that will become the new airport in Notre-Dame-des-Landes, western France, on November 23, 2012. Photo: Stephane Mahe / Reuters


15) Afghan National Army commando, Khairuddin Sultan, 21, is helped up by his friend Ala Mohamed who joined the army with him 18 months ago, as an orthopedic specialist molds a cast for his prosthetic legs on Nov. 19. Khairuddin, a double amputee, lost his legs when an IED exploded during a joint operation against the Taliban with U.S. special forces. The IED exploded while he was using a mine detector, sending shrapnel into his outstretched hand and blowing up his legs. Photo: Daniel Berehulak / Getty Images


16) People stand near a house which sits in the middle of a newly built road in Wenling city in east China's Zhejiang province Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012. The house belongs to an elderly man, who refused to sign an agreement to allow his house to be demolished by the authorities, as the compensation offered to him was not enough, according to local media. (AP Photo)


17) President Barack Obama yawns as he sits between Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda, right, and Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao during the plenary session of the 21st ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) and East Asia summits in Phnom Penh, Cambodia on November 20, 2012. In his first meeting with a Chinese leader since his re-election, Obama said on Tuesday Washington and its chief economic rival must work together to "establish clear rules of the road" for trade and investment.  Photo: Samrang Pring / Reuters


18) Linda Restaino poses for a photograph in front of a message written by her son on the boarded up back wall of her property which was flooded during Hurricane Sandy in New Dorp Beach, Staten Island. Restaino, who has lived at the property for 35 years, is now hoping to leave Staten Island.  Photo: Mike Segar / Reuters


19) Not quite as big as Buckingham Palace: Queen Elizabeth II views the interior of a recreational vehicle during a visit to the Bailey caravan factory in Bristol, England as part of her Jubilee tour on November 22, 2012. Photo: Carl Court / WPA Pool via Getty Images


20) A driver crashed into a railing on the Southwest Denny Road overpass in Beaverton, Ore., and was stuck dangling over Highway 217 on Nov. 24. Traffic was stopped in both directions as crews worked to get the driver out of the truck. He did not appear to be hurt. The crash happened around 3:40 p.m. Photo: Beaverton Police Department


21) Pete Ramberg and his dog, Monte, pose at the Florence Bridge fishing access site Tuesday Nov. 20, 2012, in Florence, Mont., at the spot where the dog's paw was caught in a foot-hold trap on Monday. "I can't believe that someone would set a trap in a place that is so popular with dog owners," Ramberg said. State wildlife officials say a trapper has been cited for placing the trap near a Florence fishing access. (AP Photo/Ravalli Republic, Perry Backus)


22) First lady Michelle Obama leans down to smell the official White House Christmas Tree after it was delivered to the White House, as her daughters Malia Obama (R) and Sasha Obama look on, on November 23, 2012 in Washington, DC. The tree is a 19-foot Fraser Fir from Peak Farms in North Carolina, which is owned by Rusty and Beau Estes. (Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)


23) Santa Claus makes his way through Herald Square in the 86th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, Thursday, Nov 22, 2012, in New York. The annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade kicked off in New York on Thursday, putting a festive mood in the air in a city still coping with the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy. (AP Photo/ Louis Lanzano)


24) The Sailor Mickey balloon floats in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012.  (AP Photo/Charles Sykes)


25) This combined picture shows Italian sculptor Oliviero Rainaldi's statue of Pope John Paul II before its restoration, left, on Sept. 23, 2011, and at its inauguration after the restoration, in Rome on Nov. 19, 2012. Photo: Gregorio Borgia / AP


26) Students at Cape Town's City Varsity School of Media and Creative Arts take part in Bodyspectra, South Africa's premier body painting event. Artists and models prepared for up to fourteen hours before showcasing their creations at a gala show. The event forms the final practical evaluation for motion picture make-up and production design students. The brief is simple: create a human canvas using body paint, prosthetics and props. Photo: Nic Bothma / EPA


27) A naked man stands at the top of a statue in Whitehall as police cordon the area off, on November 23, 2012 in London, England. The area in central London has brought traffic to a standstill as Police attempt to talk the man down from the Duke of Cambridge statue outside the Ministry of Defence building. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)


28) Penn State football players huddle on the field during warm ups before an NCAA college football game against Wisconsin in State College, Pa., Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012. The 42 worn on the left side of their normally white helmets is in honor of injured senior linebacker Michael Mautii, who wears No. 42. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)


29) Montee Ball scores his 79th career touchdown to set an NCAA FBS record against Penn State. But the Badgers lost in overtime, 24-21. Journal Sentinel photo: Rick Wood.


30) Marcus Cromartie (left) and Montee Ball (right) console kicker Kyle French after French's missed field goal in overtime at Penn State. Journal Sentinel photo: Rick Wood


31) Packers kicker Mason Crosby watches his field goal attempt miss during the second quarter last Sunday against Detroit. Journal Sentinel photo: Mark Hoffman


32) Despite double coverage, Packers wide receiver Randall Cobb catches the game-winning touchdown pass. Packers 24, Lions 20. Journal Sentinel photo: Mark Hoffman


33)
Washington Redskins cheerleaders wear U.S. flag tops for Military Appreciation during an NFL game between the Philadelphia Eagles and Washington Redskins at FedEx Field on November 18, 2012 in Landover, Maryland. The Washington Redskins won, 31-6. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

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