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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 (06/30/13)

Photos of the Week

1) A news assistant runs after a ruling was made outside the U.S. Supreme Court building on June 25, in Washington, D.C. The court ruled that Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act is unconstitutional. Photo: Win McNamee / Getty Images


2) Michael Knaapen (L) and John Becker (R), a gay couple from Washington, D.C., who married seven years ago in Toronto, Canada, react to the news that the Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), which prevents the federal government from recognizing same-sex, outside the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., June 26. The Supreme Court ruled that a federal law that prohibits the U.S. government from recognizing gay marriage and providing benefits to same-sex couples is unconstitutional. Photo: Jim Lo Scalzo / EPA


3) Rainbow-colored lights illuminated City Hall in San Francisco on Wednesday evening after the United States Supreme Court ruled on California's Proposition 8 and the federal Defense of Marriage Act. The court handed significant victories to gay rights advocates in both cases, but fell short of issuing a landmark ruling on same-sex marriage. Photo: Noah Berger / Reuters


4) Legislators from Taiwan's ruling Kuomintang party and the opposition try to seize the parliament's podium on Tuesday. Fighting broke out in Taiwan's parliament as legislators scuffled and threw coffee during a debate on whether a controversial capital gains tax on share trading should be revised less than a year after it was brought in. Photo: AFP - Getty Images


5) Ninety-five children release 95 balloons after praying for former President Nelson Mandela to mark his upcoming 95th birthday outside the Mediclinic Heart Hospital where Mandela is being treated for a recurring lung infection on June 27 in Pretoria, South Africa. Photo: Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images


6) An Iranian man who was fixing explosive wires runs away after setting ablaze 50 tons of drugs, mostly opium and morphine, seized in recent months in eastern Tehran on June 26 to mark the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. Photo: Behrouz Mehri / AFP - Getty Images


7) Rocks and cliffs are covered with graffiti near Sapphire Falls in Cucamonga Canyon in the Angeles National Forest near Rancho Cucamonga, California. In response massive graffiti vandalism, the city of Rancho Cucamonga is denying access through non-national forest land, actively enforced with $250 fines. Hikers must now use difficult and dangerous routes on national forest land to reach the popular falls. Photo: Getty Images


8) Union and Confederate re-enactors skirmish during a make-believe Battle of Gettysburg on June 29, in Gettysburg, Pa. Over three days, more than 10,000 re-enactors will pay tribute to the gruesome battle that took place July 1-3, 1863, during the U.S. Civil War. Photo: John Moore / Getty Images


9) A thunderstorm with heavy rains that knocked out power to 87,000 ComEd customers approaches downtown Chicago, June 24. Photo: Scott Eisen / AP


10) A bald eagle juvenile is pictured on its nest at Heritage Park, Kirkland, Washington, on June 21, 2013. Two eaglets - believed to be six to eight weeks old - currently spend their days perched in a tall lakeside Douglas fir tree in the park. Photo: Mick Thompson / Reuters


11) In these photos taken June 25, 2013 by the Washington State Patrol, an unidentified man sits covered in paint as he waits to be removed from his vehicle after it went off the road and crashed near Belfair, Wash. The man was hauling large containers of paint, which spilled during the crash and completely coated him and his dog. The man was taken to a hospital for treatment of minor injuries. The dog was cleaned up and taken to a humane society.


12) A boy swims with long-tailed mayflies (Palingenia longicauda) in the Tisza River near Tiszainoka, 84 miles southeast of Budapest, June 23. Tisza mayflies are the largest mayflies in Europe and can grow up to 5 inches long. While they were once found in a number of European countries, they can now only be observed in the River Tisza, a tributary of the Danube that winds through Serbia, Hungary and Romania.  Photos: Laszlo Balogh / Reuters


13) Gophers line the city sidewalks after their homes were flooded in the East Village area of Calgary, Alberta June 22, 2013.  


14)
Ted Perry, from Gold River, California, owner of the original Apple computer, now known as the Apple-1, which was designed and hand-built in 1976 by Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak smiles at a press preview at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California. Ted Perry, acquired his Apple 1 computer back in either 1979 or 1980, as a secondhand item he saw advertised and traded for some of his other computer equipment therefore paying nothing for the Apple 1 computer. Christie's is auctioning the Apple-1 at its First Bytes: Iconic Technology From the Twentieth Century, an online-only auction featuring vintage tech products. Photo: Tony Avelar, EPA


15) Nik Wallenda balances on a two-inch wire above the Little Colorado River in the Grand Canyon on June 23. Photo: Tiffany Brown / AP Images for Discovery Communications. Here's another photo of Wallenda balancing on a two-inch wire above the Little Colorado River in the Grand Canyon. Photo: Gilles Mingasson / Getty Images for Discovery


16) (L-R) Andrew Goofy Saunders, Dashawn Martin and Raymon Lex Santos perform dynamic dance moves while hanging upside-down from the handrails in a New York City subway car. Photo: Alexander Ayer / Barcroft

 

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