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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.

Photos of the Week (11/21/10)

Photos of the Week




Transportation Security Administration agents perform enhanced pat-downs on passengers at DIA on Wednesday amid growing controversy about the screenings and full-body scanners, one week before Thanksgiving air travelers crowd airports. (Craig F. Walker, The Denver Post)






Fog envelopes Capitol Hill in Washington, at dawn Monday, Nov. 15, 2010, as Congress began its lame duck session following a long break for the midterm elections,. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)


 



Rep. Charlie Rangel (D-NY) boards an elevator after leaving his House of Representatives ethics committee hearing in the Longworth House Office Building November 15, 2010 in Washington, DC. Rangel claimed that the proceeding was unfair because the subcommittee did not allow him time to hire a laywer or look over the evidence against him. The House Committee on Standards of Official Conduct is holding the public hearing, where Rangel faces 13 allegations that his fund-raising and personal finances violated Congressional rules. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)





Iraq War Army Veteran, Lt. Dan Choi, who was discharged from the military for being gay, cleans the gravestone of Sgt. Leonard Matlovich, at Congressional Cemetery on November 15, 2010 in Washington, DC. Sgt. Matlovich who died in 1988 was a Vietnam Veteran who a received both the Purple Heart and Bronze Star and was later discharged from the Air Force for being gay. An inscription on his tombstone reads "When I was in the military, they gave me a medal for killing two men and a discharge for loving one." Some "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" repeal advocates consider Sgt. Matlovich's gravesite to be a memorial to all gay veterans. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)






Lt. Dan Choi, center, falls as he is arrested for handcuffing himself to the fence outside the White House in Washington. Monday, Nov. 15, 2010, during a protest for military gay-rights. The group demanded that President Obama keep his promise to repeal 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)


 



First lady Michelle Obama embraces the father of one of the soldiers killed in combat that U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Salvatore Giunta attempted to save in Afghanistan during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House November 16, 2010, in Washington, DC. Giunta, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, received the Medal of Honor for his courageous actions during that combat operations in the Korengal Valley, Afghanistan in October 2007. Giunta is the first living recipient of the Medal of Honor since the Vietnam War. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)






Former President George W. Bush addresses the audience as Former First Lady Laura Bush looks on during the George W. Bush Presidential Center groundbreaking ceremony on November 16, 2010 in Dallas, Texas. The George W. Bush Presidential Center is a state-of-the-art 250 million dollar complex that will include former President George W. Bush's presidential library and museum, the George W. Bush Policy Institute, and the offices of the George W. Bush Foundation. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)


 



Four twenty-five-dollar rolls of the new presidential one-dollar coin with the image of Lincoln are held during an introduction event at President Lincoln's Cottage at the Soldiers' Home November 19, 2010 in Washington, DC. The United States Mint introduced the coin on the 147th anniversary of Lincoln's Gettysburg Address. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)


 



Mirette Franklin, 4, left, and Elsabet Franklin, 6, center, both biological sisters adopted in Ethiopia, hold flags as they listen to the singing of the national anthem during the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Adoption Day ceremony on Thursday, Nov. 18, 2010, in New York. In recognition of November as National Adoption Month, USCIS naturalized 17 adopted children from six countries so that they may celebrate their first Thanksgiving with their families as American citizens. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)



 

A boy carries another and walks down a stairs as residents of an adjacent building are evacuated by police after a four-story apartment building collapsed in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2010. Dozens of residents were killed and scores injured when the 15-year-old building housing about 200 people collapsed late Monday night, police reports said. (AP Photo/Kevin Frayer)






A view of a paved street on November 14, 2010 in Pompeii, Italy. Pompeii is a partially buried Roman town-city near modern Naples. The Schola Armatorum, a 2,000-year-old House of the Gladiators, collapsed November 6, 2010, exposing the perilous state of the historical city. The area was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1997. (Photo by Franco Origlia/Getty Images)


 



Former Koss Corp. executive Sujata 'Sue' Sachdeva (center) leaves through the rear doors of the Federal Courthouse in Milwaukee after being sentenced to 11 years in prison for embezzling $34 million from the Milwaukee stereo headphone manufacturer. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel photo:  Mike De Sisti


 



Fall colors meet winter white Saturday, Nov. 13, 2010 in Bloomington, Minn., as a a heavy, wet snow storm hit southern Minnesota. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)


 



A man takes photos of the original mammoth calf Lyuba, at the Neanderthal Museum in Mettmann, western Germany, Friday, Nov. 19, 2010. The mammoth baby died 40.000 years ago in the mud, where it was conserved in the ice. A new exhibition shows the giants of the ice age in the famous valley, where the Neanderthal man was found. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)





In this Nov. 18, 2010 photo, Melissa Kruth of the Shedd Aquarium of Chicago introduces Fester, a 10 year-old male Argentine black and white Tego, to fourth grade students at Perley Fine Arts Academy in South Bend, Ind. (AP Photo/South Bend Tribune, Barbara Allison)


 
 


Kelsey, an 18-year-old pygmy hippo, left, watches over her baby at Zoo Miami, Thursday, November 18, 2010 in Miami, Florida. (Courtesy Ron Magill/Zoo Miami via Miami Herald/MCT)





Two prairie dogs guzzle a piece of a carrot in the Zoo of Salzburg, Austria on Thursday, Nov. 18, 2010. The weather forecast predicts cold and rainy weather for the next days.( AP Photo/ Kerstin Joensson)


 



Dozens of hunters and shooters went to the Daniel Boone Conservation League shooting range to calibrate the sights of various rifles and guns to tune up for the opening of Wisconsin's gun deer hunting season that began Saturday.  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel photo: Mark Abramson






Waukesha West head coach Steve Rux does a cartwheel after the Wolverines beat Stevens Point to wn the WIAA Division 1 championship game at Camp Randall Stadium on Friday, 45-26. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel photo:  Benny Sieu






Wisconsin running back James White, right, defended by Michigan safety Ray Vinopal scores a touchdown during the third quarter of a NCAA college football game in Ann Arbor, Mich., Saturday, Nov. 20, 2010. Wisconsin 48, Michigan 28. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)






Notre Dame's Tyler Eifert, left, catches a 31-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Tommy Rees in front of Army's Donovan Travis to put Notre Dame ahead 16-3 in the second quarter of an NCAA college football game at Yankee Stadium in New York, Saturday, Nov. 20, 2010. Notre Dame beat Army, 27-3. AP photo






Minnesota's Brett Favre fumbled the football while being sacked last Sunday in a 27-13 loss to the Bears in Chicago. Photo: MCT



 

Andrew Bogut lays on the ground after a collision with teammate Corey Maggette. The Bucks lost to the Los Angeles Lakers, 118-107. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel photo:  Mark Abramson






Carl Edwards, driver of the #99 Aflac Ford, performs a backflip after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Kobalt Tools 500 at Phoenix International Raceway on November 14, 2010 in Avondale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images for NASCAR)


 



An inmate of the Rahova prison competes with world champion Ion Oncescu, right, during an arm wrestling competition for inmates in Bucharest, Romania, Thursday, Nov. 18, 2010. Inmates competed in various weight categories and were given the opportunity to face 90kg class world arm wrestling champion Ion Oncescu.(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)


 



Penguins dressed in Santa costumes at Everland, South Korea's largest amusement park on November 16, 2010 in Yongin, South Korea. Many Christian and non-Christian Koreans celebrate the holiday by exchanging gifts, caroling and participating in church services. South Korea is the only east Asian nation that recognizes Christmas as a national holiday. (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)


 



In this photo taken Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2010, Ted Siebert of Woodstock, Ill., sculpts the beginnings of a gingerbread house on the square in downtown Belleville, Ill. Siebert said he will finish the 20-ton creation by Saturday, Nov. 20 and hopes it will withstand the elements until Christmas.(AP Photo/Belleville News-Democrat, Steve Nagy)





Santa Claus wishes everyone a very Merry Christmas during the 84th annual Milwaukee Christmas Parade Saturday. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel photo: Gary Porter






Paris Hilton performs community service with Hollywood Beautification Team on November 19, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)






Lithographer Cherron Degg holds up a transfer to be applied to a crown plate made to mark the forthcoming Royal Wedding between Prince William and Kate Middleton at Aynsley China in Stoke-on-Trent, England, Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2010. The company which was established in 1775 by John Aynsley has been producing commemorative tableware to mark royal occasions since the late 19th century. (AP Photo/Jon Super).


 



The Hope Diamond is seen in its new temporary setting, "Embracing Hope," Thursday, Nov. 18, 2010, at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History in Washington. The temporary setting is platinum with 340 baguette diamonds and took more than eight months to create. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)






Zlata performs during Erotica 2010 at Olympia Exhibition Centre on November 19, 2010 in London, England. (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images)


 

People do the darnedest things ... especially on Guinness World Records day! This year's special occasion is being held on Nov. 18. Check out out some of the wackiest, craziest, and downright scary things people have done to break a record ...
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The Moulin Rouge dancers of Paris set the record this year for 'most high kicks by a single chorus line'. They sought to break the old record, a measly 450 kicks. These ladies set the bar at 720 kicks. That equaled out to 30 women preforming 24 high kicks each.
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People do the darnedest things ... especially on Guinness World Records day! This year's special occasion was held on Nov. 18. Check out out some of the wackiest, craziest, and downright scary things people have done to break a record ...

The Moulin Rouge dancers of Paris set the record this year for 'most high kicks by a single chorus line'. They sought to break the old record, a measly 450 kicks. These ladies set the bar at 720 kicks. That equaled out to 30 women preforming 24 high kicks each.  Photo: Medina/Guinness World Records.


 
 
When Thomas Lackey was born in 1920, he probably never dreamed he'd break a world record.  On Nov. 18, 2010, Lackey sealed his legacy and became the 'oldest wing walker' at age 90.

When Thomas Lackey was born in 1920, he probably never dreamed he'd break a world record. On Nov. 18, 2010, Lackey sealed his legacy and became the 'oldest wing walker' at age 90. Photo: Guinness World Records.



 
Czech Republic's fakir Zdenek Zahradka (Little Garden in English!) waves to his supporters while emerging from a wooden coffin. He survived 10 days buried underground without food and water. Connected to the outside world only by a ventilation pipe, he beat out the latest record for being buried alive which was set at 4 days.

Czech Republic's fakir Zdenek Zahradka (Little Garden in English!) waves to his supporters while emerging from a wooden coffin. He survived 10 days buried underground without food and water. Connected to the outside world only by a ventilation pipe, he beat out the latest record for being buried alive which was set at 4 days. Photo: Getty Images



What's better than having cake? Having a 100-story tall cake! The Stocker bakery in Zurich, Switzerland created this masterpiece to celebrate their 100th anniversary and with hopes of being entered into the book of Guinness World Records.


What's better than having cake? Having a 100-story tall cake! The Stocker bakery in Zurich, Switzerland created this masterpiece to celebrate their 100th anniversary and with hopes of being entered into the book of Guinness World Records. Photo: AP


 

 Guinness' Stacey Cusack tries the 'Frrrrozen Haute Chocolate' at Serendipity 3 restaurant (225 East 60th Street) where the Guinness World Records awarded the record for World's Most Expensive Dessert to the $25,000 dish. The dessert  is a blend of 28 cocoas and is infused with 5 grams of edible 23K gold. It is served in a bowl with a 1 carat diamond bracelet around it, and a Gold and diamond spoon.

Guinness' Stacey Cusack tries the 'Frrrrozen Haute Chocolate' at Serendipity 3 restaurant (225 East 60th Street) where the Guinness World Records awarded the record for World's Most Expensive Dessert to the $25,000 dish. The dessert is a blend of 28 cocoas and is infused with 5 grams of edible 23K gold. It is served in a bowl with a 1 carat diamond bracelet around it, and a Gold and diamond spoon. Photo: Warga for News


 

Some 31,000 students and faculty in the Philippines joined together to form the largest human rainbow. Spread the love!

Some 31,000 students and faculty in the Philippines joined together to form the largest human rainbow. Spread the love!


 

Meet Shemika Charles, the Guinness World Record holder for the Lowest Limbo Dancer. Quite an accomplishment and in a red leotard no less!

Meet Shemika Charles, the Guinness World Record holder for the Lowest Limbo Dancer. Quite an accomplishment and in a red leotard no less! Photo: FilmMagic


 

Svetlana Pankratova struts her legs in a limo in Times Square - she has the world's longest legs at 52 inches.

Svetlana Pankratova struts her legs in a limo in Times Square - she has the world's longest legs at 52 inches. Photo: Savulich/News


 

In January, Bryan Berg launched a campaign to break his own Guinness World record for the largest house of freestanding playing cards at The Venetian Macao resort in Las Vegas. <br><br>
Berg used 218,792 playing cards to build a replica of The Venetian Macao-Resort-Hotel during the 44 day project. The final composition is 35 feet long, 10 feet tall and weight 272kg. <br><br>
But this wasn't the first time Berg attempted to break his own record ...

In January, Bryan Berg launched a campaign to break his own Guinness World record for the largest house of freestanding playing cards at The Venetian Macao resort in Las Vegas.

Berg used 218,792 playing cards to build a replica of The Venetian Macao-Resort-Hotel during the 44 day project. The final composition is 35 feet long, 10 feet tall and weight 272kg. Photo: AP

But this wasn't the first time Berg attempted to break his own record ...




Here Berg unveils his 400-square-foot Key Card Hotel - made with more than 200,000 Holiday Inn key cards - at the South Street Seaport. The incredible Key Card Hotel features a guest bedroom, bathroom and lobby with life-sized furniture made out of key cards

Here Berg unveils his 400-square-foot Key Card Hotel - made with more than 200,000 Holiday Inn key cards - at the South Street Seaport. The incredible Key Card Hotel features a guest bedroom, bathroom and lobby with life-sized furniture made out of key cards.






Turkey's Sultan Kosen, 27, right, the tallest man on earth according to the Guinness World Records organization with a height of 246.5 cm (8 feet 1 inch), embraces a woman during a press conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Nov. 18, 2010. Kosen uses a crutch to walk due to muscular and joint problems. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)






World's shortest man, Nepal's Khagendra Thapa Magar greets people during a felicitation function to mark Guinness World Records Day in Katmandu, Nepal, Thursday, Nov. 18, 2010. Magar, 18, who measured in at 26.4 inches (67 centimeters) was last month declared the world's shortest man by Guinness record officials. (AP Photo/Binod Joshi)




Claudio Paulo Pinto had no problem popping the record for 'eye-popping the furthest'.  Pinto can pop his eyeballs 7 millimeters (0.3 inches) out of their sockets. Pinto says he's been doing this since he was nine years old and 'it doesn't hurt a bit.'

Claudio Paulo Pinto had no problem popping the record for 'eye-popping the furthest'. Pinto can pop his eyeballs 7 millimeters (0.3 inches) out of their sockets. Pinto says he's been doing this since he was nine years old and 'it doesn't hurt a bit.' Photo: AP




An 11-year-old boy <a href="http://www.nydailynews.com/news/us_world/2009/05/21/2009-05-21_utah_kid_sets_record_pace_in_snail_faceoff.html">got slimed</a> on his birthday. Fin Keheler allowed 43 snails to be put on his face for 10 seconds in a gross effort to surpass the Guinness World Record of 36 set in 2007. <br><br>His technique?<br><br>
"I closed my eyes and covered up my mouth with ... well, I sucked my lips in so that they could crawl on that."

An 11-year-old boy got slimed on his birthday. Fin Keheler allowed 43 snails to be put on his face for 10 seconds in a gross effort to surpass the Guinness World Record of 36 set in 2007. His technique?

"I closed my eyes and covered up my mouth with ... well, I sucked my lips in so that they could crawl on that."  Photo: AP




Israeli couple Karmat and Dror kissed for 30 hours and 45 minutes to set a new world record. For nearly 31 hours they didn't eat, drink, talk or even go to the bathroom, and the whole time they were standing up.

Israeli couple Karmat and Dror kissed for 30 hours and 45 minutes to set a new world record. For nearly 31 hours they didn't eat, drink, talk or even go to the bathroom, and the whole time they were standing up. Photo: Reuters 

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