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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 (02/24/13)

Photos of the Week

1) Photographers take photos of Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius as he stands in the dock during his bail hearing at the magistrates court in Pretoria, South Africa, Friday, Feb. 22, 2013. The fourth and likely final day of Oscar Pistorius' bail hearing opened on Friday, with the magistrate then to rule if the double-amputee athlete can be freed before trial or if he has to remain in custody over the shooting death of his girlfriend. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)


2)
A woman is rescued from floodwaters by a man standing on top of her car during heavy rain in the Chalandri suburb, north of Athens, Greece, on Feb. 22, 2013. The woman had become stuck as water engulfed her car. She was carried to safety after being rescued. Photos: John Kolesidis / Reuters


3)
A U.S. Marine drinks the blood of a cobra during a jungle survival exercise with the Thai Navy as part of the "Cobra Gold 2013" joint military exercise, at a military base in Chon Buri province Feb. 20, 2013. About 13,000 service members from seven countries, Thailand, U.S., Singapore, Indonesia, Japan, South Korea and Malaysia are participating in the 11-day military exercise. Photo: Damir Sagolj / Reuters


4) A police officer makes his rounds at the Statue of Liberty National Monument which has been been closed since Hurricane Sandy. Photo: John Makely / NBC News


5) Pfc. Tiernie Gayle climbs over an obstacle on the Endurance Course.Since 1988 all non-infantry enlisted male Marines have been required to complete 29 days of basic combat skills training at Marine Combat Training (MCT) after graduating from boot camp. MCT has been required for all enlisted female Marines since 1997. About six percent of enlisted Marines are female. Photo: Scott Olson / Getty Images


6)
Catholics pray near windows covered partially with cement blocks inside St. Teresa of Avila church in Monterrey, Mexico, on Feb. 17, 2013. The church has set up extreme security measures to protect worshippers, bricking up its windows and introducing a traffic light system to warn churchgoers if a crime is taking place nearby. During mass, a green light is activated above a side door of the St. Teresa of Avila church to indicate that there is no sign of danger outside. When the amber light is lit, it indicates caution, while the red light represents danger from criminal activity, such as a shooting, taking place near the church. Photo: Daniel Becerril / Reuters


7) Lee Lazernick, right, asked his mother Thelma Lazernick, left, to pose with a customer’s Ruger Mini-14 .223 semi-automatic rifle on Monday, Feb.18, 2013, at All Around Pizza and Deli in Virginia Beach, Va., where customers wearing weapons or who bring their concealed weapons permit are offered a 15 per cent discount.  Photo: Amanda Lucier/The Virginian-Pilot/AP Photo


8)
A new kind of lake monster has been found, in the depths of Lake Tahoe: gigantic goldfish. Researchers trawling the lake for invasive fish species scooped up a goldfish that was nearly 1.5 feet long and weighed 4.2 pounds. Handout/ Reuters


9) Antonio Ramirez, who was aboard a Hornblower Cruise on Thursday, snapped this photo of dolphins swimming in a "super mega-pod." It's likely the mega-pod of dolphins were following food, such as sardines or herring. But whatever the reason they congregated off the coast of California, scientists say there's no doubt they were communicating with one another.


10) Tournament volunteers walk along the golf course after a snowstorm suspended play for the day during the Match Play Championship golf tournament, on Feb. 20, in Marana, Ariz. Play was suspended for the day. Photos: Ross D. Franklin / AP and Ted S. Warren / AP


11) Colorado Rockies ground crew member Ruben Rush takes a look at a snow covered baseball field at the Salt River Fields baseball park Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, in Scottsdale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)


12)
Jeneri Martinez, 3, and her mother Emma, both of Scottsdale, play in the snow off of Cave Creek Rd. in the Desert Mountain area of north Scottsdale on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013. (AP Photo/The Arizona Republic, Michael Schennum)


13) A man walks with his dog next to the snow-covered Lake Michigan in Chicago on Friday, Feb. 22, 2013. Gusty winds and iced-over roadways made for treacherous Midwest travel Friday as a major winter storm headed east over the Great Lakes. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)


14)
The northern lights vie with a waxing moon over Sweden's Abisko National Park last Monday night. Photo: Chad Blakley / Lights Over Lapland


15)
Brad Keselowski, driver of the #22 Discount Tire Dodge, and Kyle Larson, driver of the #32 Clorox Chevrolet, are involved in an incident at the finish of the NASCAR Nationwide Series DRIVE4COPD 300 at Daytona International Speedway on Feb. 23, in Daytona Beach, Fla. Regan Smith was leading coming to the checkered flag when he was turned sideways into the wall. Cars began wrecking all over the track, and rookie Larson's car went sailing into the fence that separates the track from the graandstands. Tony Stewart slid through the wreckage to the win. Photos: Matthew Stockman / Getty Images and Chris Graythen / Getty Images


16)
Team Germany I plays Austria II during a match at the Underwater Ice Hockey Championships in lake Weissensee in Austria on Feb. 17. Underwater ice hockey is played upside-down underneath the ice of frozen lakes with a floating puck by teams of two divers in wet suits and flippers. Photo: Michael Dalder / Reuters


17) Oakland Athletics' Josh Reddick (16) jumps but can't come up with a home run off the bat of Milwaukee Brewers' Ryan Braun during the first inning of an exhibition spring training baseball game Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)


18) Milwaukee Brewers' John Axford poses during photo day before a spring training baseball workout on Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)


19)
A Virginia Tech fan cheers against Duke during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, in Blacksburg, Va. (AP Photo/Don Petersen)


20)
Golden Gate Knights instructor Alain Block and Gary Ripper, dressed as Darth Vader, demonstrate light saber moves during class in San Francisco. Photo: Jeff Chiu / AP


21)
Spare doll body parts are seen at Sydney's Original Doll Hospital in Bexley on February 19, 2013 in Sydney, Australia. Established in 1913 by Harold Chapman Jnr the Doll hospital is now run by Geoff Chapman, the third generation of Chapmans to run the business and will celebrate 100 years of repairing all types of dolls, teddy bears, rocking horses, umbrellas, prams and various other items. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)


22) Naked Museum visitors look at pictures of the show "Nude Men from 1800 to Today" during a special opening to friends of nudism at the Leopold Museum, Vienna, Austria, on Feb. 18. The show "Nude Men from 1800 to Today" opened its doors from 19 October 2012 to March 4,2013, looking at how artists have dealt with the theme of male nudity over the centuries. Photo: Ronald Zak / AP


23) We could do one of these every week.  A model walks the runway at the Yamamay show during Milan Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2013/14 at the Alcatraz on February 19, 2013 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images)


24) Chris and Megan Waters get married in the mouth of a paper-mache shark at Palace Beachwear and Gifts in Corpus Christi, Texas, on Monday, Feb. 18, 2013. The couple said the wedding was a chance for them to do something just for them. (AP Photo/Corpus Christi Caller-Times, Rachel Denny Clow)


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