NOW:53132:USA00949
http://widgets.journalinteractive.com/cache/JIResponseCacher.ashx?duration=5&url=http%3A%2F%2Fdata.wp.myweather.net%2FeWxII%2F%3Fdata%3D*USA00949
61°
H ° L °
Partly Cloudy | 12MPH

This Just In ...

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 (6/7/09)

Photos of the Week


 

88200278MC024_VETERANS_GATH

Normandy Veteran Eric Buckley, 85, from Leicester places a wooden remembrance plaque on what was the British Sword beach at Colleville Montgomery on June 5 2009 near Caen, France. Ex-Royal Navy sailor Eric Buckley lost two of his mates on the beach 65 years ago on D-Day. Several hundred of the remaining veterans of the Normandy campaign are travelling to France to take part in commemorations to mark the 65th anniversary of the D-Day landings in 1944. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)


 

FRANCE D-DAY ANNIVERSARY

Historic enthusiast dress in World War II uniform walks among the graves of the American Cemetery of Colleville-sur-Mer, near Caen, Western France, Friday, June 5, 2009. President Barack Obama with his French counterpart, Nicolas Sarkozy and other leaders attended ceremonies Saturday June 6, 2009 marking the 65th anniversary of the allied D-Day landings in Normandy. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)




88092784MW001_65TH_ANNIVERS

The Blue Ridge Mountains can be seen behind a sculpture titled 'Final Tribute' at the National D-Day Memorial June 6, 2009 in Bedford, Virginia. The memorial was dedicated in 2001 honoring American GI's who participated in the invasion of France at Normandy on June 6, 1944, during World War II. Bedford, Virginia was chosen for the memorial site because the town lost nineteen of its men that day, all where members of Company A, 29th Infantry Division. The largest per capita loss of any town in America on that day. Four more Bedford soldiers died in later battles. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)



88092784MW014_65TH_ANNIVERS

88092784MW016_65TH_ANNIVERS

Visitors start to arrive for ceremonies at the National D-Day Memorial June 6, 2009 in Bedford, Virginia. The memorial was dedicated in 2001 honoring American GIs who participated in the invasion of France at Normandy on June 6, 1944, during World War II. Bedford was chosen for the memorial site because the town lost nineteen men that day, all members of Company A, 29th Infantry Division. It was the largest per capita loss of any town in America on that day. Four more Bedford soldiers died in later battles. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)


 

88092784MW017_65TH_ANNIVERS

A sculpture titled "Scaling The Wall" depicting United States soldiers scaling the Atlantic wall is on display at the National D-Day Memorial June 6, 2009 in Bedford, Virginia. The memorial was dedicated in 2001 honoring American GIs who participated in the invasion of France at Normandy on June 6, 1944, during World War II.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)



 

88092784MW023_65TH_ANNIVERS

Veteran Jack Sherertz of Charlotte, North Carolina, who participated in battles at Pearl Harbor, Midway and Normandy on D-Day, talks to visitors at the National D-Day Memorial June 6, 2009 in Bedford, Virginia. The memorial was dedicated in 2001 honoring American GIs who participated in the invasion of France at Normandy on June 6, 1944, during World War II.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)



 

88092784MW005_65TH_ANNIVERS

D-Day veteran Paul Burke of Needham, MA. looks over the National D-Day Memorial June 6, 2009 in Bedford, Virginia. he memorial was dedicated in 2001 honoring American GIs who participated in the invasion of France at Normandy on June 6, 1944, during World War II. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)


 

88232857MC003_VETERANS_COMM

88232857MC005_VETERANS_COMM

88232857MC002_VETERANS_COMM

88232857MC004_VETERANS_COMM

Normandy Veteran Fredrick William Norris, who was awarded the Military Medal, weeps and waves farewell as he passes the graves of friends from his regiment, the 5th Assualt Regiment of the Armoured Engineers, who fell after their tank was destroyed on Sword Beach on D-Day, following a service in the British Cemetery on June 6 2009 in Bayeux, France. Several hundred of the remaining veterans of the Normandy campaign have returned to France, many for the final time, to take part in commemorations to mark the 65th anniversary of the D-Day landings in 1944. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)


 

Par2596260

US helicopter Marine One flies over Point du Hoc on the coast of Normandy after US President Barack Obama took part in the 65th D-Day anniversary at the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial on June 6, 2009 in Colleville-sur-Mer. Barack Obama vowed the world would never forget the dead of D-Day as he joined fellow leaders on Saturday at the site of the Allied landing which changed the course of history. AFP PHOTO / Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)


 

88233254PM024_LEADERS_ATTEN

U.S. President Barack Obama (L) stands with (L-R) Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper and French President Nicolas Sarkozy during a memorial service at the Normandy American Cemetery on June 6, 2009 in Colleville-sur-Mer, France. Political leaders and veterans are attending this international ceremony to commemorate the 65th anniversary of the D-Day landings on June 6, 1944. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)


 



A visitor at the Wisconsin Veterans Museum snaps a photo of the "Faces in the Sand" exhibit that opened this week at the museum in Madison. "Faces in the Sand" incorporates interviews with recently returned veterans along with photos, uniforms and battlefield souvenirs to tell the stories of the ongoing conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. Journal Sentinel photo: Joe Koshollek


 

APTOPIX Saudi Arabia US Obama

King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, right, walks with US President Barack Obama, during arrival ceremonies at the Royal Terminal of the King Khalid International Airport, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Wednesday, June 3, 2009. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)


 

APTOPIX Obama US Saudi Arabia

President Barack Obama takes off a gold chain for safekeeping after it was given to him by Saudi King Abdullah at the start of their bilateral meeting at the King's Farm in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Wednesday, June 3, 2009. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)


 

MIDEAST ISRAEL PALESTINIANS

Israeli right wing protesters wait behind a banner before a demonstration against U.S. President Barack Obama in Jerusalem, Wednesday, June 3, 2009. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is under heavy U.S. pressure to get peacemaking back on track by recognizing the Palestinians' right to a state of their own and halting settlement expansion in the West Bank. (AP Photo/Tara Todras-Whitehill)


 

APTOPIX MIDEAST EGYPT  U.S

An Egyptian police officer warns a young souvenir vendor to leave the site of Giza Pyramids, near Cairo, Wednesday, June 3, 2009, a day before US President Barack Obama's visit to the city, for an address to the Muslim world. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)




APTOPIX EGYPT Obama

U.S. President Barack Obama receives a standing ovation before speaking at Cairo University in Cairo, Thursday, June 4, 2009. In his speech,President Obama called for a "new beginning between the United States and Muslims", declaring that "this cycle of suspicion and discord must end". The address was designed to reframe relations after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, and the war in Iraq.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)




ISRAEL PALESTINIANS OBAMA MUSLIMS

An ultra-Orthodox Jew watches President Barack Obama's speech on television screens at a shopping center in Jerusalem Thursday, June 4, 2009. Obama called for a new beginning between the United States and Muslims, during his speech delivered at Cairo University in Egypt on Thursday, which is broadcast live on the internet and TV stations. (AP Photo/Moti Milrod)




MIDEAST ISRAEL PALESTINIANS

A Palestinan barber trims a customer's beard as President Barack Obama's speech is seen on television at a shop in Jerusalem's Old city Thursday, June 4, 2009. Obama called for a new beginning between the United States and Muslims, during his speech delivered at Cairo University in Egypt on Thursday, which is broadcast live on the internet and TV stations. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)


 

Germany Obama Concentration Camp

A man kneels besides a plain metal plaque in the former Nazi concentration camp Buchenwald near Weimar, Germany, Wednesday, June 3, 2009. U.S. President Barack Obama's visit this week to the former Buchenwald concentration camp is a pilgrimage of sorts, taking him close to where his great-uncle served in Germany during World War II. Charles Payne assisted in the liberation of the Ohrdruf labor camp, a subcamp of Buchenwald, as part of the 89th Infantry Division. Obama is to visit Buchenwald _ now a memorial to its estimated 250,000 inmates, nearly a quarter of whom were murdered there _ on Friday as part of his European tour. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)


 

Tiller Shooting

Linda Hughes, of Wellington, Kan. places flowers on a memorial outside Women's Health Care Services in Wichita, Kan., Tuesday, June 2, 2009. The clinic was owned by Dr. George Tiller who was gunned down during church services Sunday. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)


 

Brazil Plane

Relatives of passengers of the Air France flight 447 are pictured through a glass door as they react at the Tom Jobim Airport in Rio de Janeiro, Monday, June 1, 2009. Air France flight 447carrying 228 people from Rio de Janeiro to Paris ran into a towering wall of thunderstorms and disappeared over the Atlantic Ocean. French President Nicolas Sarkozy told families of those aboard Monday that "prospects of finding survivors are very small." (AP Photo/ Ricardo Moraes)


 

Brazil Plane

A pilot flies during search operations for Air France's flight 447 that went missing over the Atlantic Ocean near Brazil, Wednesday, June 3, 2009. Brazil's Defense Minister Nelson Jobim said debris discovered so far was spread over a wide area, with 140 miles (230 kilometers) separating pieces of wreckage in the Atlantic Ocean. The plane, carrying 228 people, disappeared after leaving Rio de Janeiro for Paris on Sunday night. (AP Photo/Johnson Barros, Brazilian Air Force)




China Tiananmen

Chinese honor guards stand in position next to Tiananmen Square in Beijing Wednesday, June 3, 2009. Foreign journalists were barred from the square on Wednesday amid heavy security on the eve of the 20th anniversary of the bloody crackdown on 1989 pro-democracy protests. (AP Photo/Elizabeth Dalziel)


 

Hong Kong

Young artist Raymond Leung, paints himself in yellow with Chinese writing " At the June 4th morning, government commands army go into garrison Tiananmen Square", in Hong Kong Wednesday, June 3, 2009 to mark the 20th anniversary of the military crackdown on a pro-democracy student movement in Beijing. The group painted their bodies yellow to symbolize freedom. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)


 

APTOPIX BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA ROMA PEOPLE EVICTION

Bosnian Roma boy jumps from a wagon to get away from the intense heat while he observes his wooden home burning, in the suburb of Sarajevo, on Wednesday, June 3, 2009. The Roma population used to occupy small wooden huts that did not meet the minimum standards, so city authorities built new housing projects especially for the Roma population, and they are burning their own homes before moving into their new homes.(AP Photo/Hidajet Delic)


 

Last Titanic Survivor

An April 3, 2002 photo from files of Millvina Dean the last living survivor of the Titanic disaster. The Titanic International Society says Millvina Dean, the last survivor of the sinking of the Titanic has died in her sleep. The society's president Charles Haas told the Associated Press Millvina Dean died Sunday. He said she had suffered from slight pneumonia last week. Dean was just over two months old when the Titanic hit an iceberg on the night of April 14, 1912, sinking less than three hours later. (AP Photo/PA, Chris Ison, File)


 

APTOPIX Obama Reagan

President Barack Obama escorts former first lady Nancy Reagan after signing the Ronald Reagan Centennial Commission Act, Tuesday, June 2,2009, during a ceremony in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Haraz N. Ghanbari)


 

Britain Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Anniversary

Backdropped by London's landmark Tower Bridge, officers of the Honourable Artillery Company fire a 62 Gun Salute from the Tower of London, to mark the anniversary of the Coronation of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, on Tuesday June 2, 2009. The salute was made up of 41 blank rounds plus a further 21 to signify the Salute was fired from the Tower of London a historic Royal Palace. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)


 

APTOPIX Japan Yokohama Port Anniversary

A man watches smoke rings being formed during an aerial demonstration by Japan's Air Self Defense Force team Blue Impulse during the 150th anniversary celebration of the opening of a port in Yokohama, Japan, Tuesday, June 2, 2009. (AP Photo/Junji Kurokawa)


 

APTOPIX Giants Nationals Baseball

San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Randy Johnson hugs his son Tanner, front, after the Giants beat the Washington Nationals 5-1 for Johnson's 300th career win, in the first game of a baseball doubleheader, Thursday, June 4, 2009, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)


 

APTOPIX Belmont Stakes Horse Racing

Jockey Kent Desormeaux rides Summer Bird to win the 141st running of the Belmont Stakes horse race at Belmont Park, Saturday, June 6, 2009, in Elmont, N.Y. (AP Photo/Peter Morgan)


 

Disabled Veterans Festival

Army Specialist Chris Miller pets Molly the amputee pony Friday, June 5, 2009 at the No Barriers Festival in Miami. Miller, who was injured in Iraq last fall and has since had his right leg amputated below the knee along with part of left foot, and a group of 17 service members joined hundreds of disabled people Friday for the four-day festival, which includes classes in scuba diving and sailing. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)


 

Thailand Panda Cub

A four-day-old Giant Panda cub sits in the hand of a veterinarian at Chiang Mai zoo in Chiang Mai province, northern Thailand Sunday, May 31, 2009. The healthy female panda cub whose birth surprised Thai zoo officials last week has joined the United States and Japan as the only countries outside of China to breed a Giant Panda in captivity. (AP Photo/Wichai Taprieu)


 

Indonesia Turtles

Giant sea turtles crawl to the sea after being released on Kuta beach, Bali, Indonesia, Sunday, May 31, 2009. Bali police seized the illegally-captured sea turtles from poachers. (AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati)


 

APTOPIX Japan Animal Lemur

Ring-tailed Lemur helps his two-month-old baby at Chiba Zoological Park near Tokyo, Sunday, May 31, 2009.(AP Photo/Itsuo Inouye)


 

Florida Everglades

A whitetail buck runs through the marsh at the Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refugee in Palm Beach County, Fla., Wednesday, June 3, 2009. (AP Photo/Sun Sentinel, Joe Cavaretta)


 

SWITZERLAND SAINT BERNARD DOG

Two Saint Bernard dogs sit in the snow on the Great St. Bernard Pass after returning from their winter quarters in Martigny, Switzerland, Thursday, June 4, 2009. The dogs will spend the summer on the pass and return to Martigny towards the end of the year. (AP Photo/KEYSTONE/Jean-Christophe Bott)


 

Apollo 11 Anniversary

Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin points out that the Omega Speedmaster Apollo 11 Moonwatch is on the wrong wrist of a spacesuit on display at the Omega Boutique, in New York Wednesday June 3, 2009. He signed and donated his Moonwatch for display at the venue to mark the 40th anniversary of his moon landing. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)


 

88092026KD015_E3_GAMING_CON

Ringo Starr (L) and Sir Paul McCartney introduce the new video game "The Beatles: Rock Band" for the Microsoft XBox 360 at the E3 2009 gaming expo on June 1, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. The Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) is a three-day event dedicated to the gaming industry. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)


 

Canada Roberto Benigni

Italian Oscar winning actor and comedian Roberto Benigni kisses a larger than life version of himself during a news conference in Montreal, Tuesday, June 2, 2009, where he presented his one man show "Tutto Dante" the next two days. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Ryan Remiorz)




Mvd944239

A model presents a creation by Colombian designer Diego Morales during the Expomoda 2009 fashion show on June 4, 2009, in Palmira, department of Valle del Cauca, Colombia. (AFP PHOTO/ LUIS ROBAYO/AFP/Getty Images)




ITALY ART VENICE BIENNALE

Queen Sonja of Norway, wearing trousers, looks down Mr. B, a rubber corpse said to be portraying an art collector in an installation by Danish artists Michale Elmgreen and Ingar Dragset at the new Nordic pavilion, after its inauguration during the official opening of the 53rd Biennale International Art Exhibition in Venice, Italy, Thursday, June 4, 2009. (AP Photo/Alberto Pellaschiar)






Attendees of Jazz in the Park in Milwaukee are no longer allowed to bring alcohol to the venue. Jim Barnes of New Berlin shows a sign of his "quiet protest," a giant martini glass that he sipped Kool-Aid from at the event Thursday. Journal Sentinel photo: Jack Orton

This site uses Facebook comments to make it easier for you to contribute. If you see a comment you would like to flag for spam or abuse, click the "x" in the upper right of it. By posting, you agree to our Terms of Use.

Page Tools