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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 (01/20/13)

Photos of the Week


1) Two British hostages Peter, left, and Alan, right, (no family name available), are seen after being released, in a street of Ain Amenas, near the gas plant where they have been kidnapped by Islamic militants, Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013. Algeria's special forces stormed the natural gas complex in the middle of the Sahara desert in a final assault Saturday, killing 11 militants, but not before they in turn killed seven hostages, the state news agency reported.(AP Photo/Anis Belghoul)


2) Nelba Marquez Greene (L) and Nicole Hockley (R) both mothers of Sandy Hook Elementary massacre victims, console each other during a press conference on the one month anniversary of the Newtown elementary school massacre on January 14, 2013 in Newtown, Connecticut. Eleven families of Sandy Hook massacre victims came to the event one month after the shooting to give their support to Sandy Hook Promise, a new non-profit with the goal of preventing such tragedies in the future. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)


3) U.S. President Barack Obama signs a series of executive orders about the administration's new gun law proposals as (L-R) Vice President Joe Biden and children who wrote letters to the White House about gun violence, Hinna Zeejah, Taejah Goode, Julia Stokes and Grant Fritz, look on in the Eisenhower Executive Office building January 16, 2013 in Washington, DC. One month after a massacre that left 20 school children and 6 adults dead in Newtown, Connecticut, the president unveiled a package of gun control proposals that include universal background checks and bans on assault weapons and high-capacity magazines. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)


4) A man who refused to be identified holds an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle at a rally in support for gun rights at the Capitol in Hartford, Conn., Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013. The rally, dubbed, "Guns Across America", at Connecticut's state Capitol and state capitol buildings across the country to raise concerns about possible new gun legislation that could affect gun owners' rights in the wake of the Dec. 14 school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)


5) Austin Ehlinger helps hold a banner during a Guns Across America rally at the state capitol, Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, in Austin, Texas. Texas officials opposed to new federal gun control proposals plan to speak on the steps of the state Capitol during a pro-Second Amendment rally. The event was one of many rallies planned across the country Saturday. They came four days after President Barack Obama unveiled a sweeping plan to curb gun violence. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)


6) WI Governor Scott Walker is joined by miners at his State of the State address in Madison. Mining legislation is a top priority in the current legislative session. Photo: Andy Manis, AP


7) In a photo provided by ESPN, Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o pauses during an interview with ESPN on Friday, Jan. 18, 2013, in Bradenton, Fla. ESPN says Te'o maintains he was never involved in creating the dead girlfriend hoax. He said in the off-camera interview: "When they hear the facts they'll know. They'll know there is no way I could be a part of this." (AP Photo/ESPN Images, Ryan Jones)


8) This Monday, Jan. 14, 2013 photo provided by Harpo Studios Inc., shows talk-show host Oprah Winfrey interviewing cyclist Lance Armstrong during taping for the show "Oprah and Lance Armstrong: The Worldwide Exclusive" in Austin, Texas. The two-part episode of "Oprah's Next Chapter" aired nationally Thursday and Friday, Jan. 17-18, 2013. (AP Photo/Courtesy of Harpo Studios, Inc., George Burns)


9) Mickey Merrell, right, hugs her sister Ronnie Loesch after watching their childhood home, which was severely damaged during Superstorm Sandy, demolished in Staten Island, New York, Monday, Jan. 14, 2013. Several Staten Island homes damaged beyond repair by Superstorm Sandy are being demolished. Some homeowners called in bulldozers on their own to remove shattered homes in the 11 weeks since the storm. But the first city-facilitated demolitions started Monday. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)


10) US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta sits at the desk that Churchill gave four wartime speeches from, including the one to the U.S. after the WWII attack at Pearl Harbor, during a tour of the Churchill War Rooms in London on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, on the final day of the Secretary's last overseas trip. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)


11) In this Jan. 15, 2013 photo, Jeff Jerome walks in a cemetery that is home to Edgar Allan Poe's grave in Baltimore. For years, Jerome watched as a mysterious man known as the Poe Toaster left three roses and an unfinished bottle of cognac at Poe’s grave every year on the legendary writer’s birthday on Jan. 19. His identity is a great modern mystery, and just as mysteriously, the tradition ended four years ago. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)


12) Yoko Ono, left, and her son Sean Lennon chat aboard a bus on the way to visit fracking sites in Pennsylvania Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013. They are touring natural-gas drilling sites in northeastern Pennsylvania and visiting with residents who say they've been harmed by the controversial extraction process known as fracking. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)


13) First lady Michelle Obama, center, and daughters Sasha, left, and Malia, right, react during the Kids' Inaugural: Our Children. Our Future." event in Washington, Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, as part of the 57th Inauguration weekend of events. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)


14) Jay Desai, of Washington, front and Ariel Timar, of Cherry Hill, N.J., center, paint a mural as they participate in the National Day of Service on the Mall as part of the 57th Presidential Inaugural festivities, Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, in Washington, . The two were working on the Greater DC care project that will place the murals in schools and fire stations to help promote volunteerism. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)


15) U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Michael Linnington, center, commander of the Joint Force Headquarters National Capital Region (JFHQ-NCR), is flanked by actors portraying President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and his wife, Jill Biden, as they arrive to review troops during a dress rehearsal for the inaugural parade at the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Jan.13. The official inauguration and swearing-in will take place Jan. 21.  Photo: Mike Theiler / Reuters


16) What a difference four years makes! President Obama's quite a bit grayer and his smile, much wider. The new official portrait, right, was taken on December 6, 2012. The previous one (left) is from 2009.  Photo: Pete Souza / White House


17) Japanese women in kimonos walk during heavy snowfall at Toshimaen amusement park in Tokyo, as they attend a ceremony celebrating Coming of Age Day, Jan. 14, 2013. Youths across Japan are honoured with special coming-of-age ceremonies when they reach the age of 20. Photo: Yuya Shino / Reuters


18) Icicles are formed on an orange tree in an orange grove in Redlands, Calif., Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013. A cold snap that has California farmers struggling to protect a $1.5 billion citrus crop has slowly started to ease, though frigid temperatures were still the norm Tuesday morning throughout the state and across other parts of the West. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)


19) A Belarus Orthodox believer plunges into icy waters as a priest blesses him on the eve of the Epiphany holiday in Pilnitsa some 30 km outside Minsk, on Jan. 18. Thousands of believers jump into holes cut in ice, braving freezing temperatures, to mark Epiphany, when they take part in a baptism ceremony. Photo: Viktor Drachev / AFP - Getty Images


20) The northern lights glow over a snowy Finnish landscape in a photo taken on the night of Jan. 16-17.


21) A hunter gestures his dog away as he waits in the Colorado River for rescue, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013 in Mesa County, Colo. The man fell in while retrieving a goose he shot. Grand Junction Fire Department and Lower Valley Fire Department responded to the scene to rescue the man, who reportedly had been in the water for nearly 30 minutes. (AP Photo/The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel, Dean Humphrey)


22) A priest distributes bibles to people before taking take part in a mass at San Anton Church in Madrid, Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013, in honor of Saint Anthony, the patron saint of animals. The feast is celebrated each year in many parts of Spain and people bring their pets to churches to be blessed.(AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)


23) A kangaroo crossing a road in Gippsland, Victoria, Australia, as it escapes from a bushfire. Several homes have been lost in a 25,000-hectare fire in Victoria's southeast.  Photo: Australian Broadcasting Corporation via EPA


24) Wildlife photographer Katherine Feng captured this cute photo of a panda cub on a trip to China. In this picture,  Feng captures a baby panda as it lies on its back in an incubator.


25) The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray is presented at a Pre-North American International Auto Show introduction in Detroit on Jan. 13. The all-new 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray could put a much-needed halo around a company whose critics still tend to dismiss it as " Government Motors." Photo: Tannen Maury.  


26) A giant sculpture of a baby titled "Planet" is unveiled Friday, Jan. 18, 2013 in Singapore at the Gardens By The Bay. "Planet" was created by British artist Marc Quinn in 2008 and represents a 7-month-old child made out of painted bronze and steel, with the illusion of being weightless and suspended in mid-air. This sculpture is the newest addition at the Gardens By The Bay, one of the city-state's newer attractions. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)


27) Fredrik Hjelmquist shows the CataCoffin in Stockholm Jan. 18. Music and video equipment store owner Hjelmquist said his hi-fi coffin would entertain the dead and provide solace for grieving friends and relatives by making it possible for them to alter the deceased's playlist online. Photo: Ints Kalnins / Reuters


28) Model train enthusiasts view a replica of the Abbey Road Tube station which also depicts the Beatles' famous album cover, at The London Model Engineering Exhibition at Alexandra Palace on Jan. 18, in London.  Photo: Peter Macdiarmid / Getty Images


29) People take part in a No Trousers Day 2013 flashmob on the London Underground, in London, England, Jan. 13. Photo: Facundo Arrizabalaga / EPA


30) Bigger is usually better when it comes to Hollywood productions, but for the Golden Globes, one photographer took a tinier approach. New York City-based artist Tricia Messeroux turned the best red carpet looks of the night into an alternate universe dubbed "ToddleWood," by transforming a selection of children into mini-mes to mimic the event's A-listers. In the adorable photos, the kids perfectly ape celebrities' style and poses, eerily echoing Anne Hathaway, George Clooney, Taylor Swift, Kerry Washington, Halle Berry and Lucy Liu. Photos: Toddlewood, Getty Images


31) A model presents a creation by designer Patrick Mohr at the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week for autumn winter 2013 in Berlin, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)


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