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.
Specialist Henry Becker, left, directs trading at the post that handles AIG on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday Sept. 16, 2008. Stocks extended their decline and bond prices jumped Tuesday, a day after Wall Street's worst session in years, as nervous investors grappled with concerns about insurer American International Group Inc. and awaited the Federal Reserve's decision on interest rates.(AP Photo/Richard Drew)
(RICHARD DREW, ASSOCIATED PRESS) Trader Christopher Crotty rubs his eyes as he works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday Sept. 17. Wall Street stumbled again Wednesday, with anxieties about the financial system still running high even after the government bailed out the insurer American International Group Inc.
Dozens of caskets that surfaced from grave sites sit along a fence line at the Hollywood Community Cemetary, Sunday, Sept. 14, 2008, in Orange, Texas. Dozens of caskets floated to the surface due to the flood waters caused by Hurricane Ike. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Returning to Damage in Texas( MARCIO JOSE SANCHEZ, ASSOCIATED PRESS) Charles Graves, left, consoles Diane Hasler, his neighbor of 25 years, after Hasler found her home devastated in the aftermath of Hurricane Ike in Seabrook, Texas, Friday, Sept. 19.
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An alligator crosses Gulfway drive into Hurricane Ike flood waters on the Bolivar Peninsula, near High Island , Texas, on Monday.
Fish remain stuck in a fence as flood waters caused by Hurricane Ike recede, in West Orange, Texas on Monday, Sept. 15. Eric Gay, AP
With the power out from Hurricane Ike, the frozen food that melted at a store is thrown out in a pile in front of the Market Basket grocery store in Winnie, Texas Monday, Sept. 15, 2008. (AP Photo/Houston Chronicle, James Nielsen)
SEPTEMBER 18: As the sun rises on Galveston Island, Burcu Uzungol, a foreign exchange student from Ankara, Turkey, prepares tables in the parking lot of Gaido's restaurant where they plan on serving lunch for about 1,000 first responders helping with the recovery efforts following Hurricane Ike September 18, 2008 in Galveston, Texas. Most of the island remains without running water, electricity or gas since the hurricane hit in the early morning hours of September 13. Fifty deaths have been reported nationwide from the storm, five in Galveston. (Getty Images)
A house in Houston on Thursday, Sept. 18, 2008 with the windows boarded warns would-be intruders that they will be shot if they attempt to loot. (AP Photo/Peter Prengaman)
A blind masseur jumped from a railroad bridge in Seoul, South Korea, during a rally denouncing a move to declare unconstitutional a law that allows only the legally blind to become professional masseurs. For most of the past century, the job of masseur has been reserved exclusively for the legally blind in South Korea. Sighted people who are masseurs, but unlicensed, contend that the law violates their right to employment. Passions are intense on both sides of the debate over whether to preserve the restriction. Photo: Lee Sang-hak/Yonhap, via Reuters
A Living Flag made up of 2,500 school children, was created on the grounds of Montpelier, the home of James Madison, the fourth president of the United States, as part of the Restoration Celebration which unveiled the $24 million, five-year restoration of the building. While the children held colored placards, Eric Greene of the Virginia Opera Company sang "The Star Spangled Banner." The event took place on Constitution Day. Madison is generally referred to as Father of the Constitution. P. KEVIN MORLEY, AP
Brewers manager Ned Yost is ejected by home plate umpire Larry Vanover during a game in Philadelphia in May. He compiled a record of 457-502 (.477) during his six seasons in Milwaukee. (AP photo)
U.S. District Court Judge William Griesbach said he will decide whether a lawsuit over this nativity scene, installed at Christmas over the northwest entrance of Green Bay City Hall, should be heard in federal court. File/Green Bay Press-Gazette
Okotberfest Kicks Off (THOMAS LOHNES, AFP/GETTY IMAGES) A man from England kisses his girlfriend as they drink beer after the opening of the Oktoberfest beer festival on Saturday, Sept. 20, at the "Theresienwiese" in Munich, southern Germany. Organizers of the world's largest folk festival running until October 5 expect up to six million visitors to enjoy Bavarian beer in huge tents and fun rides on the fairgrounds.
Indian folk dancers take part in Pulikali, or tiger dance, during festivities in Trichur city, in the southern Indian state of Kerala September 15, 2008. The ceremony was organised to mark the end of the annual harvest festival, 'Onam'. (Reuters)
President George W. Bush and First Lady Laura Bush invited the cast of The Lion King to the White House to perform. Take a look at the photo. In addition to President Bush, President John Agyekum Kufor of Ghana was on hand as well. Following a state dinner for President Kufor, the cast performed 6 numbers from The Lion King on September 15 at the Rose Garden. AP PHOTO: Scott Suchman
Twelve-year-old male lion brothers Tonyi and Tombo lie with each other at Werribee Open Range Zoo, near Melbourne. (Reuters)
Mutia, a 16 year -old Sumatran Orangutan, sits chained to a pipe at an abandoned garment factory before she is rescued by conservationists Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2008 in Medan, Indonesia. Orangutans which are an endangered species whose wild populations are threatened by loss of habitat, and increasing contact with human populations, are often illegally kept as pets.Binsar Bakkara (AP)
Richard Crook, left, and Amy Snider rescue pets from a home at Crystal Beach, Texas, on the Bolivar Peninsula, Thursday, Sept. 18, 2008. Crook and Snider joined others as they searched the area destroyed by Hurricane Ike for dogs, cats and any other pets they could located and rescue. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Richard Crook works to calm a dog he rescued at Crystal Beach, Texas, on the Bolivar Peninsula, Thursday, Sept. 18, 2008. Crook and others searched the area destroyed by Hurricane Ike for dogs, cats and any other pets they could located and rescue. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Richard Crook celebrates with a dog he rescued at Crystal Beach, Texas, on the Bolivar Peninsula, Thursday, Sept. 18, 2008. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Dennis Garcia holds his pet Duck, Bo, who stayed in his backyard during Hurricane Ike while assessing the damage to his home Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2008 in Seabrook, Texas. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
(TONY GUTIERREZ, ASSOCIATED PRESS) Shackle, an 11-year-old African lioness growls as it lays on an alter at the First Baptist Church, Tuesday, Sept. 16, in Crystal Beach, Texas. The lion and her owner waded through Hurricane Ike flood waters to the church after they were unable to make it off Bolivar Peninsula prior to Ike's landfall.
March of the person and penguins: Marine biologist Pam Schaller is trailed by a group of South African penguins at the new California Academy of Sciences building in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park.
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"Fashion Pet" Show in Mexico (DAVID DE LA PAZ, EFE) A Dachsund parades on the runway on Saturday, Sept. 20 during the "Fashion Pet" show at the Expo Canofila Mexican, in the World Trade Center of Mexico City.
The 42-cent commemorative postage stamp honoring screen legend Bette Davis featuring a portrait as she appeared in the 1950 film "All About Eve," will be released, Thursday, Sept. 18, 2008, in Boston, by the U.S. Postal Service. USPS, AP
Manila, Philippines: A tattoo artist works on a man's back during a tattoo festival Photograph: John Javellana /Reuters
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He Pingping of Inner Mongolia, China's autonomous region, the world's smallest man, sits on the lap of Svetlana Pankratova of Russia, the Queen of Longest Legs, as they pose at Trafalgar Square in London on Tuesday.
(GUS RUELAS, ASSOCIATED PRESS)The Village People, from top left, Ray Simpson, Alexander Briley, Eric Anzalone, and from bottom left, David Hodo, Felipe Rose and Jeff Olson celebrate their 30th anniversary with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles.