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 baby daughter, Kyla Audrey, in Franklin.
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HEROES OF THE WEEK
VILLAINS OF THE WEEK
Black Friday shoppers who scrambled, pushed, shoved, and basically acted like jerks in their hunt for bargains. There were reports around the country of shoppers suffering injuries. One man had his leg broken. Is a video game really worth it?
QUOTES OF THE WEEK
"No illegals -- less violent crime, less sexual assaults, less domestic abuse, less drugs in the community, less drivers without insurance, less people using the emergency rooms, less welfare fraud, less court interpreter fees, less ESL classes, less identity theft, less taxes, and think about it America."
Brown County Supervisor Patrick Evans
"Changes in history usually occur after some kind of catastrophic event," Saban said during the opening remarks of his weekly news conference. "It may be 9-11, which sort of changed the spirit of America relative to catastrophic events. Pearl Harbor kind of got us ready for World War II, or whatever, and that was a catastrophic event."
Alabama football coach Nick Saban, comparing his team’s loss against lowly Louisiana-Monroe to Pearl Harbor and 9/11.
"It's not about who the current governor is. With our system of representative government, it's a question of how much authority we want to give our governor - no matter who it is. It's about maintaining the integrity of our budget process."
State Senator Sheila Harsdorf (R-River Falls), renewing her call to end the governor’s “Frankenstein” veto power.
"It is an accident waiting to happen," Lasee said in a statement. "Drivers are turning 3,000-pound machines traveling at speeds of 65 miles per hour into home offices."
State Senator Alan Lasee (R-De Pere), on his bill to ban texting while driving.
OUTRAGE OF THE WEEK
Women who abort to save the planet. Wacko nutjobs.
MOST UNDER-REPORTED STORY OF THE WEEK
Georgia Supreme Court overturns sex offender law
MOST OVER-HYPED STORY OF THE WEEK
STRANGEST, MOST UNUSUAL STORY OF THE WEEK
Crash makes for a very bad hair day.
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