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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 (05/12/13)

Photos of the Week

1) Amanda Berry, right, hugs her sister Beth Serrano after being reunited in a Cleveland hospital Monday May 6, 2013. Berry and two other women were found in a house near downtown Cleveland Monday after being missing for about a decade. (AP Photo/Family Handout courtesy WOIO-TV)


2) Neighbor Charles Ramsey speaks to media near the home on the 2200 block of Seymour Avenue, where three missing women were rescued in Cleveland, on Monday, May 6, 2013. Cheering crowds gathered on the street where police said Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michele Knight, who went missing about a decade ago and were found earlier in the day. (AP Photo/The Plain Dealer, Scott Shaw)


3) Felix DeJesus pumps his fist after bringing home his daughter, Gina, Wednesday, May 8, 2013, in Cleveland. The three women held captive for about a decade at a run-down Cleveland house were apparently bound with ropes and chains, police said Wednesday, while charges were expected by the end of the day against the three brothers under arrest. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)


4) Gina DeJesus gives a thumbs-up as she is escorted toward her home Wednesday, May 8, 2013, in Cleveland. The three women held captive for about a decade at a run-down Cleveland house were apparently bound with ropes and chains, police said Wednesday, while charges were expected by the end of the day against the three brothers under arrest. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)


5) Ariel Castro appears in Cleveland Municipal court alongside defense attorney Kathleen DeMetz, right, Thursday, May 9, 2013, in Cleveland. Castro was charged with four counts of kidnapping and three counts of rape after three women missing for about a decade and one of their young daughters were found alive at his home earlier in the week. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)


6) Police stand guard as runners gather near the start of the Pittsburgh Marathon, Sunday, May 5, 2013, in Pittsburgh. About three dozen participants in the marathon are runners who weren't able to finish last month's Boston Marathon due to the bombings. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)


7) Rescuers pull out a female survivor, Reshma, alive 16 days after the Rana Plaza building collapsed, in Savar, Dhaka, Bangladesh, on May 10, 2013. The death toll from last month's collapse of a garment factory complex in Bangladesh rose past 1,000 as piles of bodies were found in the ruins of a stairwell where victims had sought shelter. Photo: EPA


8) A man sits on the window of a burning building before falling in central Lahore on May 9. Fire erupted on the seventh floor of the LDA plaza in Lahore and quickly spread to higher floors leaving many people trapped inside the building. At least three people fell from the high floors trying to avoid fire that engulfed the building, local media reports. Helicopters were used to rescue stranded victims from the roof of the building. Photo: Damir Sagolj / Reuters


9) The spire for the top of One World Trade Center is hoisted into place at the top of the building in New York City, on May 10, 2013. The spire has been put in place on One World Trade Center bringing the iconic structure to its full, symbolic height of 1776 feet. Photo: Gary He / Insider Images via EPA


10) WTC worker Tyler Brown taking in the view after the spire has been installed at the top of One World Trade Center. Photo: Anthony Quintano / NBC News


11) Prince Harry of Great Britain, wearing his British Army uniform in his role as Captain Harry Wales, visits Section 60 of Arlington National Cemetery, where veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are buried, on May 10, 2013 in Arlington Va. During his visit to the US, Prince Harry will be undertaking engagements on behalf of charities with which he is closely associated, on behalf also of HM Government, with a central theme of supporting injured service personnel from the UK and US forces. Photo: Charles Dharapak / Pool via Getty Images


12) Prince Harry shakes hands with a wounded soldier during his visit to the Military Advanced Training Center at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center treating wounded soldiers undergoing physical therapy on May 10, 2013 in Bethesda, Md. Photo: J. Scott Applewhite / Pool via Getty Images


13) Pope Francis exchanges skull caps with a young girl after stepping out of his pope-mobile to walk the last part of his way to the altar, to deliver his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Wednesday, May, 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)


14) Abu Dhabi Racing's Emirati driver Mohammed al-Sahlawi and his Irish co-driver Allan Harryman veering off a cliff during the first stage of the Jordan Rally, round three of the FIA Middle East Rally Championship, in Sweimeh near the Dead Sea on May 10, 2013. The drivers escaped unhurt.  Photo: Handout / AFP - Getty Images


15) Care to guess where this is? Lucy Childers, 6, plays on the rock formations at Ferne Clyffe State Park in Goreville, Ill. This is the Illinois that many people never see — the sparsely populated southern tip where flat farmland gives way to rolling hills, rocky outcrops, thick forests and cypress swamps. But many here are beginning to brace for change as the Illinois Legislature considers regulations that could set off a rush among energy companies to drill deep in the southern Illinois bedrock for oil and natural gas. The crews would be using a process known as high-volume hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking," that has transformed the landscape in places like North Dakota and Pennsylvania. Photos: Seth Perlman / AP


16) Bicyclists ride by an automated real-time bike counter on Market Street on May 9 in San Francisco, California. The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency has installed an automated real-time bike counter, also known as a bicycle barometer, on Market Street that will display daily and annual counts. According to the SFMTA, the number of cyclists on the streets of San Francisco has surged 71 percent between 2006 and 2011. Photo: Justin Sullivan / Getty Images


17) Former Marine Jack Wright, 88, marries his girlfriend of 30 years, Shirlene King, 57, in the oncology radiation department of the Veterans Administration hospital in Los Angeles on May 7, 2013. Wright decided to marry King in the hospital after undergoing cancer treatment there. Despite his serious condition, Wright's humor and devotion were evident. In response to one of the vows -- instead of answering with the traditional "I do" or "I will" -- Wright answered, "You bet your sweet life." Photos: Lucy Nicholson / Reuters


18) A team dressed as characters from The Wizard of Oz roll wooden "cheese" during the Stilton Village Festival cheese rolling competition on May 6 in Stilton, England. Photo: Peter Macdiarmid / Getty Images


19) A resident walks past a car parked amid debris at a site demolished as part of a street widening project in Taiyuan, China, May 6. The site used to be the parking lot of a local company. The owner of the car could not be reached for over 10 days, so workers were told to carry on demolition operations around the car, according to local media. Photo: Reuters


20) Models wear creations by students studying at Arturo Tejada's design school during the "Circulo de la Moda de Bogota" or Bogota Fashion Circle, in Bogota, Colombia, Wednesday, May 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)


21) Joel Hicks, who was raising money for the 'Always With a Smile' charity, takes part in the Maldon Mud Race in Maldon, Essex on May 05, 2013. The race originated in 1973 and involves competitors racing around a course on the mudbanks of the river Blackwater at low tide. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)


22) A couple dressed as a bride and groom takes part in the Maldon Mud Race on May 5 in Maldon, a town in eastern England. The race originated in 1973 and involves competitors racing around a course on the mudbanks of a local river. Photo: Dan Kitwood / Getty Images


And finally...

The Daily Mail reports:

"His band The Beatles are arguably the most famous musical group of all time. But on Tuesday night, Paul McCartney was more about the grasshoppers as he found his stage invaded by a swarm of the insects during a concert in Goiania, Brazil. The 70-year-old musician was forced to complete his three-hour performance as clouds of the Esperanca Grilo creatures buzzed around him."

Read the article and see the photos here.

 

 

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