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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.

The Barking Lot-America's Finest Dog Blog (12/29/12)

The Barking Lot


The Barking Lot is a regular weekly feature of this just in
Written by my lovely wife, Jennifer and me.  It opens with the weekend dog walking forecast followed by the main blog from dog lover, Jennifer. Then its DOGS IN THE NEWS and our close. Enjoy!


THE WEEKEND DOG-WALKING FORECAST: We grade the weather outlook for taking your pet outdoors. 

TODAYSteady snow tapers off by 9am. Snow showers this afternoon and tonight. High of 30.  "F"

SUNDAY:  Becoming mostly sunny. High of 22. "F"



M
y lovely wife, Jennifer and I have agreed to post a year-end Barking Lot. With help from msnbc.com, here are the top animal stories of 2012.


We totally agree with their #1 choice.






Time now for DOGS IN THE NEWS, canines that made headlines the past week:



Racist comments made about dog owners.


Barking Lot update:
Schoep.


It's a 1,000 year old mummified dog.


Barking Lot update: Rex.


Barking Lot update: Kabang


Santa to the rescue.


Nice:
pet project.


Ivan might have a park named after him.


An improbable journey home for
missing blind dog.


A
Christmas miracle.


Dog noses put to good use.


THAT'S IT FOR DOGS IN THE NEWS.


HERE'S OUR DOG PHOTO OF THE WEEK.





Zach Stead and his dog Tucker brave high winds, blowing snow and freezing temperatures while walking outside in Springfield, Ill.  Photo: Seth Perlman / AP

We close as we always do with our closing video.

Enjoy!

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