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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 (05/05/13)

Photos of the Week

1) An ironworker uses a line to steady the final piece of a spire, affixed with a U.S. flag, before it is lifted to the top of One World Trade Center in New York, on May 2. Photo: Lucas Jackson / Reuters


2) A U.S. Border Patrol agent detains undocumented immigrants who had crossed from Mexico into the United States on April 11, 2013 in Mission, Texas. In the last month the Border Patrol's Rio Grande Valley sector has seen a spike in the number of immigrants crossing the river from Mexico into Texas. With more apprehensions, they have struggled to deal with overcrowding while undocumented immigrants are processed for deportation. John Moore / Getty Images


3) South Korean riot policemen spray tear gas at protesters during a rally marking 123th World Labor Day in Seoul, South Korea on May 1. The protesters attended the demonstration demanding an improvement of working conditions for temporary workers. Photo: Jeon Heon-kyun / EPA


4) Carmen Blandin Tarleton of Thetford, Vt., embraces her surgeon, Dr. Bohdan Pomahac, during a news conference at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, Mass., Wednesday, May 1, 2013. The 44-year-old mother of two underwent a successful face transplant in February after a 2007 attack in which her estranged husband doused her with industrial strength lye, burning more than 80 percent of her body. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)


5) The spinning vortex of Saturn's north polar storm resembles a deep red rose in this false-color image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Measurements have sized the eye at a staggering 1,250 miles (2,000 kilometers) across with cloud speeds as fast as 330 miles per hour (150 meters per second). This image was taken from a distance of 261,000 miles (419,000 kilometers) on Nov. 27, 2012, with filters sensitive to near-infrared light. Photo: NASA / JPL-Caltech / SSI


6) Chocolate, a miniature dachshund, receives acupuncture therapy from veterinarian Satoshi Okada to help with lumbar disk herniation, at the Marina Street Okada animal hospital on April 12, 2013 in Tokyo, Japan. Photo: Adam Pretty / Getty Images


7) Great white pelicans play in the Dresden Zoo in eastern Germany on April 29. Photo: Jens Meyer / AP


8) A red panda eats the leaves of a bamboo plant at the zoo in Krefeld, Germany on April 29. Photo: Roland Weihrauch / EPA


9) An owl butterfly sits on a banana plant at the tropical house in Krefeld, Germany on April 29. Photo: Roland Weihrauch / EPA


10) A giant panda rests on a tree at the Bifengxia Panda Center Ya'an City, Sichuan Province, China on April 26. Just days earlier, an earthquake struck about 20 miles away from the panda center. The April 20 quake did not harm any of the center's endangered animals. Photo: Reuters


11) Jakub Koucky (R), a graduate from Jedlickuv Institute, is helped by a climber during the first ever attempt to rappel from Prague's Congress Center in a wheelchair, at an event to mark the institute's 100th founding anniversary in Prague, May 4, 2013. The institute was started by Rudolf Jedlicka a century ago to educate handicapped children. REUTERS/Petr Josek


12) San Diego Padres hitting coach Phil Plantier raises his arms in triumph as he watches the Kentucky Derby on the scoreboard video screen during warmups for a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks San Diego, Saturday, May 4, 2013. Orb won the Derby. (AP photo/Lenny Ignelzi)


13) Joel Rosario riding  Orb reacts after the 139th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs Saturday, May 4, 2013, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/David Goldman)


14) Willy Weaver, from Albany, Ga., walks through the paddock area before the 139th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs Saturday, May 4, 2013, in Louisville, Ky. David Goldman - AP Photo


15) A race fan in a festive hat, smokes a cigar while it rains, prior to the 139th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 4, 2013 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)


16) James Cowheard, from Las Vegas, Nev., shows off his fancy shoes before the running of the 139th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs Saturday, May 4, 2013, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/David Goldman)


17) An unidentified man is kissed by his fiance after a successful proposal before a race in the paddock at Churchill Downs Saturday, May 4, 2013, in Louisville, Ky.  (AP Photo/Gregory Payan)


18) Vince Gill cries as he performs with Patty Loveless during the funeral for country music star George Jones in the Grand Ole Opry House on Thursday, May 2, 2013, in Nashville, Tenn. Jones, one of country music's biggest stars who had No. 1 hits in four separate decades, died April 26. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, Pool)


19) Dancers perform at an open audition to join the world famous Rockettes at New York City's Radio City Music Hall, on April 30. Photo: Mike Segar / Reuters


20) A giant rubber duck created by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman is towed along Hong Kong's Victoria Harbor on May 2, 2013. "Rubber Duck," which is 54 feet high, will be in Hong Kong until June 9. Since 2007, the duck has traveled to 10 countries and 12 cities. Photo: Vincent Yu / AP


21) Lady Justice, which overlooks downtown Marion, Ohio atop the county courthouse, received an accidental upgrade to her equipment last weekend. In addition to the scales of justice and a double-edged sword, a seven-pound, nine-inch remote-control helicopter rests in the arms of the statue. Terry Cline, an independent visual communications producer, director and writer, said a camera-equipped drone was lost while he was taking pictures of the Marion County Courthouse for a surprise project for the Marion CAN DO! program and the Marion Area Convention & Visitors Bureau. Cline said the drone caught an unexpected breeze and he lost control. “I’m amazed it ended up where it is,” he said. Marion County’s commissioners said they had been contacted by Cline on how to retrieve the device. They are leaving it up to the sheriff’s office, the prosecutor’s office and the owner. Photo: Marion Star

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