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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.

Gallup: Wisconsin is solidly Democratic

Hard to argue if you consider Wisconsin went for Obama, has a Democrat in the governor's mansion, and both houses of the Legislature controlled by Democrats.

But the margins in the state Senate and Assembly are quite close. Previous presidential elections have been extremely tight.

Democrats are now in the hot seat and face the task of actually having to govern. They could easily blow it.

Gallup says there's an 18 perecentage point difference between Democrats and Republicans in Wisconsin. Sorry, but this remains a center to right country and I have a hard time believing the gap between the parties is that great in our state.

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"Is religion an important part of your daily life?"

If this was a question about taxes, Wisconsin would rank in the top 10, despite that foolsih statement made by Governor Doyle in his State of the State about dropping out of that lofty ranking.

But the question is about religion, and Wisconsin isn't in the top 10 religious states, or 15, or 20, or 25.

Try 31st.

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Yet another example of the disregard for human life

Inside the abandoned Roosevelt Warehouse in Detroit, a body lies frozen in a block of ice. (Max Ortiz / The Detroit News)

Here's the story.

How the mighty Badgers have fallen

This Oshkosh Northwestern blogger has nailed it, undfortunately, for the Wisocnisn basketball team's fortunes this season.

It's over, Badger fans, and it might get worse.

NCAA has sudddenly turned into NIT.

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Appleton Post Crescent calls Doyle on flip flop

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