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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 (04/07/13)

Photos of the Week

1) Manhattan is seen from One World Observatory on the 100th floor of One World Trade Center at the Ground Zero site on April 2, 2013, in New York City. One World Observatory, which is situated more than 1,250 feet over lower Manhattan, will open to the public in 2015 and will include a pre-show theater, multiple spaces that allow for panoramas of the New York City region and numerous dining options. When completed, One World Trade Center will be the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere at 1,776 feet. Photo: Spencer Platt / Getty Images


2) A marker sits below the balcony on Wednesday, April 3, 2013, in Memphis, Tenn., where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was killed at the former Lorraine Motel, now a part of the National Civil Rights Museum. The wreath marks where King was assassinated on April 4, 1968, while in Memphis to support striking sanitation workers. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)


3) A member of the Free Syrian Army holds his weapon as he sits on a sofa in the middle of a street in Deir al-Zor on April 2. Photo: Reuters


4) A man visits the "Memorial to Victims of Violence in Mexico" during its opening in Mexico City on April 5. The massive 149,000-square foot monument serves as a tribute to the victims of Mexico's bloody drug war. The first of its kind in Mexico, it is divided into several iron panels featuring poems and quotes. An estimated 70,000 people have been killed by drug-related violence in Mexico in the past seven years, and many thousands of others remain unaccounted for. Photo: Edgard Garrido / Reuters


5) A Bowling Green, Ky., firefighter careens through the rapids of the Barren River on April 1, after trying to assist in the rescue of two teenage fishermen. He was rescued by a fellow firefighter. Photos: Joe Imel / Daily News via AP


6) A soldier evacuates an elderly woman in a flooded street in La Plata, 39 miles southeast of Buenos Aires, Argentina, on April 3. Photo: Daniel Garcia / AFP - Getty Images


7) Jeanne Malone, left, walks past Christine Hubbard as she holds a bowl full of hail stones she collected following a hail storm Wednesday, April 3, 2013, in Hitchcock, Texas. Thousands of people in the Houston and Galveston areas have lost electricity in overnight storms that dropped hail the size of baseballs and broke windows. Emergency officials say no injuries were reported. Photo: Brett Coomer / Houston Chronicle via AP


8) An aircraft sits on its nose after making an emergency landing next to a power distribution box and a house in Haselau, Germany, on April 2. Technical problems are believed to be responsible for forcing the plane to make the emergency landing. Both of the people in the aircraft were only slightly injured. Photo: Angelika Warmuth / EPA


9) The Tower of Pisa in Pisa, Italy is lit up in blue to mark World Autism Day on April 2. Photo: Franco Silvi / EPA


10) Pope Francis kisses a child as he tours St. Peter's Square at the Vatican in his popemobile prior to his weekly general audience, Wednesday, April 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Domenico Stinellis)


11) U.S. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama pose for photos with children during the annual Easter Egg Roll on the White House tennis court April 1, 2013 in Washington, DC. Thousands of people are expected to attend the 134-year-old tradition of rolling colored eggs down the White House lawn that was started by President Rutherford B. Hayes in 1878. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)


12) People wearing their Easter hats pose for photos at the Easter Bonnet Parade in New York in this combination photo March 31, 2013. Photo: Carlo Allegri, Reuters


13) In this photo provided by the Florida Keys News Bureau, Spencer Slate, costumed as a scuba diving Easter bunny, hides eggs amid eel grass Sunday, March 31, 2013, in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary off Key Largo, Fla. About 80 adults and children participated in an Underwater Easter Egg Hunt, seeking real hard-boiled eggs painted with non-toxic food coloring to avoid adverse effects on the marine ecosystem. (AP Photo/Florida Keys News Bureau, Bob Care)


14) A fishmonger tosses a halibut onto a table at the Fulton Fish Market, on March 29, 2013, in New York. The Fulton Fish Market, located in the Hunts Point neighborhood of the Bronx, is the world's largest after Tokyo. In this football-field size refrigerated building, time and money are measured in thousand-dollar pieces of salmon whose price-for-quality is negotiated on the spot. The product goes to the buyer instantly and is trucked to restaurants or retail vendors. Here, a fishmonger peels the spine from a tuna at the Fulton Fish Market, on March 29, 2013, in New York. Photos: John Minchillo / AP


15) A 2-year-old Florida panther is released into the wild by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) on April 3, 2013 in West Palm Beach, Florida. The panther and its sister had been raised at the White Oak Conservation Center since they were 5 months old. The FWC rescued the two panthers as kittens in September 2011 in northern Collier County after their mother was found dead. The panther is healthy and has grown to a size that should prepare him for life in the wild. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images


16) A striped beakfish swims in a water-filled well or bait box, March 22, aboard a 20-foot-long Japanese boat that washed ashore recently at Long Beach, Wash. Biologists say five of the fish, plus other Japanese species of sea creatures, arrived alive, apparently hitching a ride across the Pacific Ocean on debris believed to have come from the March 2011 Japanese tsunami. Photo: Allen Pleus / Washington state Department of Fish and Wildlife via AP


17) A leopard got a nasty surprise when it became trapped in a well at a temple in India on Thursday. The animal fell into the well while scouring for food on the premises of the Kamakhya temple in Gauhati, local people said. Forest officers tranquilized the leopard before rescuing it from the well. Photo: Anupam Nath / AP


18) After emerging from winter hibernation, hundreds of ladybird beetles, often called ladybugs, cluster on a shrub in Spokane, Wash., on March 31, 2013. The ladybird beetle is a gardener’s best friend, eating perhaps its weight in aphids daily. Strict carnivores, they eat no leafy vegetation. Photo: Colin Mulvany / The Spokesman-Review via AP


19) Pig-nosed turtles, confiscated from a cargo package that was shipped from the Papua province of Indonesia, are put inside a bucket during a press conference at the quarantine facility of Soekarno-Hatta International Airport on the outskirts of Jakarta on April 1. Photo: Tatan Syuflana / AP


20) A male koala joey sits next to a toy koala, meant to make weighing him easier, at the zoo in Duisburg, western Germany, on March 27. Photo: Frank Augstein / AP


21) Brazilian anti-riot police take the field holding pellet shotguns to confront players of Argentina's Arsenal at the end of the Copa Libertadores soccer match against Brazil's Atletico Mineiro in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Wednesday, April 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Eugenio Savio)


22) Louisville Cardinals head coach Rick Pitino calls to the referees to stop the game as Cardinals guard Kevin Ware lays on the court with a broken leg in the first half against the Duke Blue Devils during their Midwest Regional NCAA men's basketball game in Indianapolis, Indiana, on March 31, 2013. Photo: Jeff Haynes / Reuters


23) Louisville players talk to guard Kevin Ware after Ware's injury during the first half of the Midwest Regional Final against Duke in the NCAA basketball tournament March 31 in Indianapolis, Ind. Photo: Darron Cummings / AP


24) Louisville basketball player Kevin Ware answers questions during a press conference, Wednesday April 3, 2013, at the KFC Yum! Center practice facility in Louisville, Ky. Ware was released from an Indianapolis hospital Tuesday, two days after millions watched him break his right leg on a horrifying play trying to block a shot during an NCAA college basketball regional championship game against Duke. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)


25) Brandon Triche (20) of the Syracuse Orange is called for charging after running into Jordan Morgan (52) of the Michigan Wolverines late in the game in an NCAA Final Four semifinal at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia, Saturday, April 6, 2013. This play killed any chance for Syracuse. Michigan advanced to the finals, 61-56. (Mark Cornelison/Lexington Herald-Leader/MCT)


26) Luke Hancock (11) of Louisville, right, ties up the ball with Ron Baker (31) of Wichita State, giving possession to Louisville, and helping seal a 72-68 Louisville victory in a semi-final matchup in the NCAA Men's Basketball Championship at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia, Saturday, April 6, 2013. (Jaime Green/Wichita Eagle/MCT)


27) Love this photo. Louisville guard Shoni Schimmel,  center,  confronts Baylor's Brittney Griner, left, after Schimmel scored in the second half, with Sheronne Vails behind her last Sunday. Louisville upset the #1 women's basketball team in the nation and the defending champions. Photo: Alonzo Adams, AP


28) Rutgers President Robert Barchi describes Friday, April 5, 2013, in New Brunswick, N.J., the shoving he saw on a video that showed men's head basketball coach Mike Rice's abusive behavior. Barchi also announced the resignation of athletic director Tim Pernetti, who had decided to "rehabilitate" rather than fire Rice, whose abusive behavior was captured on a video. Barchi's job appeared to be safe. Pernetti dismissed Rice on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)


29) Milwaukee Brewers' Jonathan Lucroy gets a pie in the face from teammate Carlos Gomez during a post-game interview after an opening day baseball game against the Colorado Rockies, on April 1, 2013, in Milwaukee. Lucroy hit the game-winning sacrifice fly in the eleventh inning. The Brewers won 5-4. Photo: Jeffrey Phelps / AP


30) Milwaukee Brewers' Carlos Gomez  takes a home run away from Colorado Rockies' Carlos Gonzalez during the sixth inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, April 3, 2013, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps)


31) Milwaukee Brewers pitcher John Axford reacts as Colorado Rockies' Michael Cuddyer rounds the bases after his two-run home run during the ninth inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, April 3, 2013, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps)


32) A fan falls onto the field as Toronto Blue Jays left fielder Melky Cabrera chases down a foul ball from the Cleveland Indians during the fourth inning of an opening day baseball game in Toronto on Tuesday, April 2, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette)


33) A baseball fan catches a foul ball with his ball cap during the fifth inning of a baseball game between the Chicago White Sox and the Kansas City Royals, Thursday, April 4, 2013, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)


34) South African Matt Silver-Vallance floats through the mist across the Atlantic ocean in False Bay between Robben Island and the mainland during his crossing flying beneath a cluster of helium filled party balloons in Cape Town, South Africa, April 6. This is the first Helium Balloon cluster flight in Africa crossing the distance between the former prison Island and the mainland approximately eight kilometers suspended beneath a cluster of 157 party balloons. Matt Silver-Vallance reacts after he flew across the sea from Nelson Mandela's apartheid island prison using helium-filled giant party balloons. The goal of the 3.7-mile crossing was to raise $1 million to help build a children's hospital named after 94-year-old Mandela, who became South Africa's first black president in democratic elections in 1994 after negotiating an end to white racist rule. Photos: Nic Bothma / EPA and Rodger Bosch / AFP - Getty Images


35) Catherine, Countess of Strathearn is shown a doll of herself by Dayna Miller which she got as a Christmas present as she stops to talk to some school children during a visit to Dumfries House on April 05, 2013 in Ayrshire, Scotland. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge braved the bitter cold to attend the opening of an outdoor centre in Scotland today. The couple joined the Prince of Wales at Dumfries House in Ayrshire where Charles has led a regeneration project since 2007. Hundreds of locals and 600 members of youth groups including the Girl Guides and Scouts turned out for the official opening of the Tamar Manoukin Outdoor Centre. (Photo by Danny Lawson - WPA Pool/Getty Images)


36) Young ballet dancers Chloe Rotonda, left, Natacha Ross and Isabella Riordan inspect their slippers while waiting for their turn for an audition of 6 year olds at the School of American Ballet in New York on Friday, April 5. About 100 6-year-olds auditioned at Lincoln Center during part of the spring recruiting season for new students. Photo: Lucas Jackson / Reuters


37) I missed it. How about you? Revelers take part in a giant pillow fight in Trafalgar Square on 'International Pillow Fight Day' on April 6, in London, England. Photo: Oli Scarff / Getty Images


38) Dallas Wiens and Jamie Nash pose for pictures after getting married at Ridglea Baptist Church in Forth Worth, Texas, March 30, 2013. Wiens was the first American to receive a full face transplant after accidentally touching a high voltage wire while on a construction job and met Nash at a burn victim support group at Parkland Memorial Hospital after Nash had been in a bad car accident that left her with severe burns throughout her body. Photo: Ian C. Bates / The Dallas Morning News via Reuters


39) A model prepares backstage at the Goga Sabekia show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia Fall/Winter 2013/2014 at Manege on April 1, 2013 in Moscow, Russia. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images for MBFW Russia)

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