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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.

Recommended Reading (01/31/14)

Recommended Reading

Here are interesting articles from the past week that are worth a read (even if, on occasion, I do not agree with the author).

Note to White House Reporters: Take a Page from the Sports Guys’ Playbook

As I watch the air come out of this story, I can’t help thinking the national sports reporters should switch roles with the White House press corps.

Hoping for Triple Overtime

As for the appeal of a big game like Sunday’s, “I just enjoy the drama. That’s what I root for,” he says. “I’d love to be able to do the first ever Super Bowl overtime. And as long as we’re going into overtime, let’s make it triple overtime.

This Column Contains The Most Epic Takedown Of Michael Moore

When Moore laid into American Sniper via his tweet, I immediately contacted my buddy, Green Beret Sniper Bryan Sikes, asking him what he thought about Michael Moore's calling American Sniper, Chris Kyle, a coward. Bryan’s response was nothing short of epic. Check it out…

5  Reasons Liberals Hate Soldiers Like Chris Kyle

Every liberal may not have a problem with this movie, but why is it that so many do? Is it that Kyle was a sniper? Simple.

School Choice: An American Value

Strong families equipped with the options they need to make good decisions about where their kids learn should be celebrated by the government that they constitute, not deterred by it. American families make choices every day about things large and small without the intrusive hand of government demanding certain outcomes or limiting the variety of their options. Shouldn’t the education of their children be one of them?

Millennials, Buy into Homeownership

Homeownership makes a person grumpy and practical. Homeowners are less prone to vote for silver-tongued politicians who promise more government spending that will require higher taxes. So, I hope the economy improves.


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Week-ends (01/31/15)


A look back at the people and events that made news the past week. Week-ends is a regular weekly feature of This Just In...


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“Mother Nature has decided once again to come visit us in an extreme way. This is going to be a blizzard. It is a serious blizzard. It should not be taken lightly.”
NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo who banned driving on Long Island, where winds were expected to exceed 70 m.p.h. earlier this week

“My deepest apologies to many key decision makers and so many members of the general public. You made a lot of tough decisions expecting us to get it right, and we didn’t. Once again, I’m sorry.”
Gary Szatkowski, meteorologist-in-charge at the National Weather Service in Mt. Holly, New Jersey, apologized on Twitter for the snow totals being cut back earlier this week. A storm packing blizzard conditions spun up the East Coast early Tuesday, pounding coastal eastern Long Island into Maine with high winds and heavy snow, but it failed to live up to the hype in big cities like Philadelphia and New York, which canceled its travel ban amid better-than-expected weather conditions.

“As we waited for the storm deemed ‘historic,’ the only real history was made when the subway shut down for the first time ever in preparation for snow. The real insult came when it was reported later that the trains were indeed still running, empty, as trains needed to keep moving to clear the tracks. Citibike was shut down. Cars were banned from the roads and anyone who didn’t take heed risked being fined.

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About one week left for petition drive opposing streetcar

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The Barking Lot-America's Finest Dog Blog (01/31/15)

The Barking Lot

The Barking Lot is a regular weekly feature of This Just In…Written by my lovely wife, Jennifer and me.  It opens with the weekend dog walking forecast followed by the main blog from dog lover, Jennifer. Then it’s DOGS IN THE NEWS and our close. Enjoy!

THE WEEKEND DOG-WALKING FORECAST: We grade the weather outlook for taking your pet outdoors. 

TODAY AND SUNDAY:  Mostly cloudy today, the calm before the predicted storm. Snow beginning around 10:00 this evening. Saturday high of 38. "D"

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The Best Cartoons of the Week (01/31/15)

Best Cartoons of the Week

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