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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 (02/10/13)

Photos of the Week


1) Snow covers cars along Third Street in South Boston Saturday, Feb. 9. A storm packing hurricane-force wind gusts and blizzard conditions swept through the Northeast overnight. Photo: Gene J. Puskar / AP


2) Mary Leahy shovels out her sidewalk during a blizzard in Medford, Mass., Feb. 9. Photo: Jessica Rinaldi, Reuters.


3) The ocean overflows the sea wall on Winthrop Shore Drive, Feb. 9, in Winthrop, Mass. Photo: Darren Mccollester / Getty Images


4) People shovel snow as floodwaters flow down Coral Street, Feb. 9, in Winthrop, Mass. Photo: Darren Mccollester/Getty Images


5) Abandoned cars are parked along the Long Island Expressway. NBC News reports, "The blizzard that swept through the Northeast on Friday and Saturday turned parts of New York’s Long Island into a moonscape. Roads normally thick with traffic were pristine and white, snow piled up around entrances to buildings, and some cars were stranded." Photo: Anthony Quintano / NBC News


6) The Long Island Expressway is impassable at Exit 61. Photo: Anthony Quintano / NBC News


7) Jack Percoco of Cambridge, Mass. reaches into depleted shelves for milk at a supermarket in Somerville, Mass., Feb. 8.  Photo: Elise Amendola/AP


8) LEFT: One of the most iconic images of Hurricane Sandy, the lemon yellow home in Union Beach split in half, but remained standing. RIGHT: The same property 100 days later. Photos: Andrew Mills / The Star-Ledger


9) Damaged photos belonging to Florence Catania, of Deer Park, N.Y., are evaluated during restoration by Operation Photo Rescue-Hurricane Sandy at New York's School of Visual Arts on Feb. 2. Photo: Richard Drew/ AP


10) A group of New York postmen set off on foot from the General Post Office to deliver mail in New York City at Christmas, circa 1955. The United States Postal Service announced on Wednesday that they will stop Saturday mail deliveries. Email and other forms of electronic communication have made a big dent in the Postal Service's bottom line. Photo: Vecchio / Three Lions via Getty Images


11) Athens residents reach out to take fruit and vegetables distributed for free by farmers on Feb. 6, 2013. Photo: John Kolesidis / Reuters


12) Josie Asaton, walking behind a police car and dressed in a wedding dress, leads a group of students in protest walk against domestic violence in Miami, Feb. 8, 2013. Barry University hosted its third annual “Brides Walk,” an event to raise awareness about domestic and dating violence among college and high school students, Women in wedding gowns made the six-mile walk. The walk is in memory of Gladys Ricart, who was murdered in 1999 by her ex-boyfriend while preparing for her wedding. Photo: J Pat Carter / AP


13) Mark and Mary Gundrum sit with son Dominic in their Town of Delafield home. An ultrasound showed Dominic had encephalocele, a rare disorder in which part of the brain was exposed, covered in skin, outside the head.  It's an amazing story of faith, hope, love, and yes, a miracle. Journal Sentinel photo: Michael Sears


14) Newly-recruited female marines take their lunch with fellow Filipino soldiers after undergoing drills inside the marine headquarters in the town of Ternate, south of Manila on Tuesday. Photo: Romeo Ranoco / Reuters


15) Half-naked South Korean marines and their U.S. counterparts from 3-Marine Expeditionary Force 1st Battalion from Kaneho Bay, Hawaii, run on a snow field in Pyeongchang, South Korea, on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013. More than 400 Marines from the two countries participated in the joint winter exercise held for the first time in South Korea. Photo: Lee Jin-Man / AP


16) Women's invitational runners at the start of the 36th Empire State Building Run-Up running race in New York on Feb. 6, 2013. Competitors run up 1,576 steps and 1,050 feet in a stairwell from the ground floor to the 86th floor observation deck.  Photo: Adam Hunger/Reuters


17) Tina Maze of Slovenia reacts after learning that her competitor Lindsey Vonn of the U.S. did not complete the race, during the women's Super G race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming on Feb. 5. Vonn was flown to a hospital after suffering a serious crash on the opening day of the Alpine World Championships in Schladming, Austria during the super-G event. Vonn lost her balance on a tough landing, lost her ski, and slid off course into a gate before finally coming to a stop. She was checked out by a doctor on the hill for more than ten minutes, and then taken to the hospital for further evaluation. An FIS official said the doctor reported her injury as cruciate and lateral tears in her right knee. Photo: Leonhard Foeger / Reuters


18) A Sri Lankan prisoner who tried to hide his cellphone during a search of his cell was caught out when guards heard a ring tone emanating from his rear end, according to a hospital official. The mobile phone and a hands-free kit are seen in a 58 year old Sri Lankan prisoner's rectum in an X-ray image received by AFP on Feb. 8, 2013.


19) The face of England's King Richard III was revealed for the first time in more than 500 years on Tuesday following a reconstruction based on a skull unearthed from a parking lot in the city of Leicester. After carrying out a series of scientific investigations on bones exhumed from the site last year, the University of Leicester announced on Monday that the remains belonged to Richard III, who died in battle in 1485. Photo: Dan Kitwood / Getty Images


20) A man uses the cover of a hot tub to move a TV set through floodwaters at Cornubia, Queensland. Massive summer floods have killed four people and forced thousands to evacuate their homes across the Australian states of Queensland and New South Wales, according to local authorities. Photo: Reuters


21) Ben Brust is mobbed by teammates after hitting a long three-pointer as time expired in regulation to send Wisconsin's game against Michigan into overtime Saturday.  The Badgers upset 3rd-ranked Michigan in overtime, 65-62, and the celebration at the Kohl Center was on. Photos: AP


22) Fans filled the Lambeau Field Atrium on Wednesday to say goodbye to Green Bay Packers wide receiver Donald Driver. Journal Sentinel photos: Mark Hoffman


23) Fans and members of the Baltimore Ravens and the San Francisco 49ers wait for power to return in the Superdome during an outage in the second half of the NFL Super Bowl XLVII football game.  Photo: Gerald Herbert / AP


24) Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Jacoby Jones (12) returns the second-half kickoff 109 yards for a touchdown against the San Francisco 49ers during the NFL Super Bowl XLVII football game, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013, in New Orleans. Photo: Charlie Riedel / AP


25) Ray Lewis of the Baltimore Ravens holds up the Vince Lombardi Trophy following their 34-31 win against the San Francisco 49ers during Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Feb. 3, 2013 in New Orleans, La. Photo: Jamie Squire / Getty Images


26) The reunion rumors proved true: Beyonce performs with Kelly Rowland, left, and Michelle Williams, right, of Destiny's Child, during the Super Bowl halftime show in New Orleans on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013. Photo:  Gerald Herbert / AP


27) The true highlight of the Super Bowl: Jennifer Hudson sings 'America the Beautiful' with the Sandy Hook Elementary School Chorus before the Super Bowl. Hudson and the choir all wore green ribbons, a sign of their support for the school, which lost 20 students and 6 staff members in a horrific December shooting. Photo: Evan Vucci / AP


28) Two hundred and eighty-eight dancers of the opening committee dance the opening waltz at the traditional Opera Ball in Vienna February 7, 2013. Some 5,000 visitors enjoy one of Austria's most glittering social events, paying 250 euros ($335) for entry tickets and up to 18,500 euros ($24,800) for compartments. Photo: Herwig Prammer / Reuters


29) Samba dancer Diana Prado, right, adjusts her costume as she prepares for a carnival parade at central station in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Feb. 2. Photo: Felipe Dana/AP


30) Popular model Kate Upton has landed once again on the cover of the 2013 Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue.

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