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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 (07/13/14)

Photos of the Week

1) The U.S. has seen a dramatic increase in Central American migrants crossing into its territory, particularly children traveling without guardians. A 14-year-old Guatemalan girl traveling alone waits for a northbound freight train along with other Central American migrants in Chiapas, Mexico, on June 19.  Photo: Rebecca Blackwell / AP


2) A young boy is hoisted to the top of a boxcar as Central Americans board a northbound freight train in Chiapas, Mexico, on June 19.  Photo: Rebecca Blackwell / AP


3) A Honduran migrant traveling with her daughter crosses under barbed wire to return to the freight train they had been traveling on before it derailed in Chiapas on June 20. Migrants say that in addition to fleeing violence and extortion at home, they also decide to head north because they have heard that a change in U.S. law requires the Border Patrol to swiftly release children and their mothers and let them stay in the United States. Photo: Rebeca Blackwell / AP


4) A flight carrying 126 Guatemalan migrants, including 90 women, landed in Guatemala City Thursday after they were deported from the U.S. Photo: Pakal Koban / Reuters


5) Immigration sympathizer Mary Estrada, left, and anti-immigration activist Sabina Durden debate during a protest outside of the U.S. Border Patrol Murrieta Station on July 7, 2014 in Murrieta, Calif. Dozens of opponents of undocumented immigration faced off against pro-immigration demonstrators in Murrieta, California, on Monday, with both sides hurling insults at each other as the police kept them at a distance. Photo: Sandy Huffaker / Getty Images.  A demonstrator arrived with a sign at the protest in Murrieta, Calif. on Monday. Photo: Robyn Beck / AFP - Getty Images


6) Residents take cover in a concrete pipe used as a bomb shelter, as a siren warning of incoming rockets is sounded in the southern community of Nitzan, near Ashdod July 8, 2014. Israel bombarded dozens of targets in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, stepping up what it said might become a long-term offensive against Islamist Hamas after a surge in Palestinian rocket attacks on Israeli towns. (REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly)


7) A Palestinian man searches for belongings under the rubble of a house which police said was destroyed in an Israeli air strike in Gaza City July 9, 2014. At least 23 people were killed across Gaza, Palestinian officials said on Wednesday, by a bombardment Israel said may be just the start of a lengthy offensive against Islamist militants whose rockets struck deeper than ever before into Israel. (REUTERS/Mohammed Salem)


8) Two Ukrainian paratroopers wounded during fighting with pro-Russian militants married their sweethearts Wednesday -- from the hospital beds where they are recovering from their injuries. Photo: MAXIM MARUSENKO / EPA


9) Victoria Wilcher of Jackson, Miss. is excited after coming off Delta flight 1136 from Atlanta near the baggage claim Monday, July 7, 2014 at Florida Southwest International Airport in Fort Myers, Fla. Victoria, 3, will receive an artificial eye, pro bono, from ocularist Raymond Peters of Naples. She was mauled by her grandfather's three pit bulls in April. (AP Photo/Naples Daily News, Corey Perrine)


10) 20-year-old Shamshu Nahad was fanned by a relative as she awaited the birth of her second child in Dar Paing, a camp for Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state, Myanmar. With almost no access to life-saving medical care, her husband, Mohammed Shafiq, 25, watched anxiously from the doorway of their makeshift home. His wife spent four days in complete agony, buckled over in pain and drenched in sweat, before the baby finally arrived. Just four hours after she came into the world, Nahad's daughter was dead. The family is among 140,000 Rohingya Muslims living in camps outside of Sittwe after rampaging Buddhist mobs chased them from their homes in 2012. The tiny corpse, wrapped in white cloth, was placed on a straw mat and lowered into the moist earth, neighbors and relatives bowing their heads as they quietly recited Muslim prayers. Photos: Gemunu Amarasinghe / AP


11) A man takes pictures of a sunken open-air parking lot after heavy rainfall hit Chengdu, Sichuan province, July 9, 2014. Four cars fell into the pit and one stuck on the edge as the ground sunk, according to local media. (REUTERS/China Daily)


12) An airline passenger made light of a potentially terrifying situation by posting a selfie while wearing an oxygen mask as his plane made an emergency landing in Paris on Tuesday night. TAP Portugal confirmed that the flight from Lisbon to Amsterdam had been diverted due to what they described as a "technical failure. "So I've been on the worst flight of my life! But I couldn't resist to make a funny selfie!" Twitter user @JeyoTheKinPin wrote. Photo: Courtesy @JeyoTheKinPin


13) BEFORE: Fans of Brazil cheer as they arrive at Mineirao Stadium, in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, before the start of the FIFA World Cup semifinal match between Brazil and Germany, on July 8, 2014. Photo: Gustavo Andrade / AFP - Getty Images


14) AFTER: Germany defeated Brazil by 7 goals to 1 in their semifinal World Cup match, destroying the home fans' hopes of winning the championship. Photo: AFP – Getty Images; EPA; Reuters; AP


15) Nathalie Dorner celebrates after a German goal in New York City. Germany scored an unprecendented five unanswered goals in the first half of the game. Photo: Andrew Burton / Getty Images


16) Baked goods in the form of soccer jerseys with the 7:1 result of the FIFA World Cup 2014 semi-final match of Germany against Brazil are seen in a bakery in Stuttgart, Germany, July 9, 2014. The bakery is run by the brother of the head coach of the US national soccer team. (EPA/DANIEL MAURER)


17) People cheer after hearing the midday "Chupinazo" rocket announcing the start of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 6, 2014. Tens of thousands of expectant party goers holding red scarves squeeze into the town hall to kick off 204 hours of music, dancing, drinking, bullfighting and for the brave or unwary, an 825 metre (902 yard) daily sprint in front of six fighting bulls known as the Running Of The Bulls. (REUTERS/Vincent West)   Revelers from around the world turned out here to kick off the festival with a messy party in the Pamplona town square, one day before the first of eight days of the running of the bulls glorified by Ernest Hemingway's 1926 novel "The Sun Also Rises." (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)


18) People look at a ''Cabezudo'', one member of San Fermin Comparsa Group, during the San Fermin festival, in Pamplona, Spain, Monday, July 7, 2014. Revelers from around the world arrive to Pamplona every year to take part in some of the eight days of the running of the bulls glorified by Ernest Hemingway's 1926 novel "The Sun Also Rises". (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)


19) A cow jumps over revelers on the bull ring at the San Fermin festival, in Pamplona, Spain, Tuesday, July 8, 2014. Revelers from around the world in Pamplona take part in an eight-day event of the running of the bulls glorified by Ernest Hemingway's 1926 novel "The Sun Also Rises." (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)


20) A ''recortador'' jumps over a bull during a competition at the San Fermin festival in Pamplona, Spain, on July 12. Photo: Andres Kudacki / AP


21) A child cries after he fell while running with the toy bulls during the Encierro Txiki, or Little Bull Run, on the fifth day of the San Fermin festival on Thursday in Pamplona, Spain. The annual Fiesta de San Fermin, made famous by Ernest Hemingway's 1926 novel "The Sun Also Rises," is a week-long festival involving a daily race through the narrow, cobbled streets in the historic heart of the city.  Photo: Pablo Blazquez Dominguez / Getty Images


22) The annual "Wattoluempiade," or Mud Olympics, were held last Sunday in the northern German city of Brunsbuettel. The games include soccer, handball and volleyball and help raise money for a cancer relief organization.  Photo: MORRIS MAC MATZEN / Reuters


23) A participant gets a shower after a handball match at the "Wattoluempiade," or Mud Olympics, in the northern German city of Brunsbuettel, July 6, 2014. During the event, participants also join in other games including soccer and volleyball matches. (REUTERS/Morris Mac Matzen)


24) A competitor takes aim during the 2014 World Pea Shooting Championship in Witcham, southern England July 12, 2014. The annual competition has been held in the village since 1971 and attracts participants from across the globe. (REUTERS/Neil Hall)


25) Filipino divers wearing soccer kits of Germany (L) and Argentina (R) play a version of soccer inside an aquarium tank at the Manila Oceanpark, Philippines, July 12, 2014. Argentina will face Germany in the FIFA World Cup 2014 final in Rio de Janeiro on July 13. (EPA/RITCHIE B. TONGO)


26) Mathias Danze arranges fruits and vegetables in the colours of the German national flag (TOP) and Argentinian flag (BOTTOM) in a supermarket in Stuttgart, Germany, 11 July 2014. Germany faces Argentina in the FIFA World Cup 2014 final in Rio de Janeiro on 13 July 2014. (EPA/SEBASTIAN KAHNERT)


27) A night out on the town in Denver Tuesday brought President Barack Obama to a crowded pizza restaurant, a pool bar and face-to-face with a man wearing a horse head mask. It was a case of "the bear is loose," the president's own description of the times when he is able to break free of the trappings of Washington and experience what everyday Americans see. Of course that's nearly impossible with the crowds that are attracted to his every move and his security detail. Shaking hands with dozens of bystanders along a Denver street, the "bear" came face-to-face with a person wearing a horse's head mask, in honor of the Denver Broncos NFL football team.Photo: AFP - Getty Images


28) A Supermoon, occurring when the full moon is closer than average to the Earth, shone in the night sky around the world on Saturday. The Supermoon rises over houses in Olvera, in the southern Spanish province of Cadiz, on July 12. Occurring when a full moon or new moon coincides with the closest approach the moon makes to the Earth, the Supermoon results in a larger-than-usual appearance of the lunar disk. That distance varies because the moon follows an elliptical orbit. When it’s close and full, it appears bigger and brighter than normal, although in fact the difference can be hard to detect. Photo: Jon Nazca / Reuters


29) The sunset phenomenon known as Manhattanhenge created striking photo opportunities in New York City on Friday evening, with New Yorkers taking to social media to show off the beautiful view. During May and June, the sun sets precisely in alignment with Manhattan’s main street grid, and New Yorkers can see the full disk of the sun sitting on the horizon, in the space between the skyscrapers. Photo: @digimuller via Twitter


30) Workers are busy next to a figure of Gulliver at amusement park 'Gulliver's World' in Pudalga on Usedom, Germany, July 8, 2014. The sculpture of Gulliver in Liliput is 36 m long. The park will open for visitors on 11 July 2014. Photo: AP Photo/dpa, Stefan Sauer


31) New England cranberry farmer Adrienne Mollor arranges a rose shaped floating display full of cranberries at the Hampton Court Palace Flower Show on July 7, 2014 in London, England. Hampton Court Palace Flower Show opens to the public tomorrow and runs until July 13, 2014. It is the world's largest flower show with over 600 exhibitors spread over 34 acres. (Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)


32) A model presents a creation from Candy Tang's collection titled 'Space Fantasia' as part of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University's 2014 graduation fashion show during Hong Kong Fashion Week for Spring/Summer 2014 in Hong Kong July 7, 2014. (REUTERS/Tyrone Siu)


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