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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 (06/10/12)

Photos of the Week


1) Neighbors display signs with opposite views on the Wisconsin recall election June 4, 2012 in Beloit, Wisconsin. Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, a Democrat, is trying to unseat Republican Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker in the recall election scheduled for tomorrow. Opponents of Walker forced a recall election after the governor pushed to change the collective bargaining process for public employees in the state. Photo: Getty Images


2) Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker votes on June 5, in Wauwatosa, Wis. Photo: Morry Gash / AP


3) Gubernatorial candidate and Milwaukee's Democratic Mayor Tom Barrett lines up to vote at the French Immersion School in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on June 5. Photo: John Gress / Reuters


4) Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker speaks at his victory party Tuesday, June 5, 2012, in Waukesha, Wis. Walker defeated Democratic challenger Tom Barrett in a special recall election. Photo: AP


5) Wisconsin Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Barrett delivers his concession speech with his wife, Kris at his side at his election night party Tuesday, June 5, 2012, in Milwaukee. Barrett faced Republican Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker in a recall election. Photo: AP


6) A sign offering to trade Illinois governor Pat Quinn for Wisconsin governor Scott Walker hangs from a building just over the Illinois state line June 5, 2012 in South Beloit, Illinois. Wisconsin voters are at the polls today deciding the outcome of a recall election for Walker. Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, a Democrat, is trying to unseat Republican Walker in the recall election. Opponents of Walker forced a recall election after the governor pushed to change the collective bargaining process for public employees in the state. Photo: Getty Images


7) President Barack Obama pauses while talking about the economy, Friday, June 8, 2012, in the briefing room of the White House in Washington. Obama said "the private sector is doing just fine." (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)


8) People wait in line to speak to potential employers at a New York state jobs fair in the Harlem Armory on June 7, 2012 in New York City. The job fair was put together by the New York State Department of Labor and New York State assemblyman Keith Wright. The U.S. Department of Labor has coined the month of June as "Jobs Fair Month." (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)


9) Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, right, is escorted from a security vehicle outside a courthouse in Fort Meade, Md., Thursday, June 7, 2012, for a pre-trial hearing. Manning is charged with aiding the enemy by causing hundreds of thousands of classified documents to be published on the secret-sharing website WikiLeaks. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)


10) Navy personnel stand at attention during a ceremony and commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Midway at the U.S. Navy Memorial on June 4, 2012 in Washington, D.C. Photo: Mark Wilson / Getty Images


11) WWII Navy veteran Josephine Bussard, 89, left, and her husband WWII Marine Corps veteran Murray Bussard, 88, of Springfield, Mo., who were married 67 years Friday and met during the war, kiss during a visit to the World War II Memorial in Washington, Wednesday, June 6, 2012, on the 68th anniversary of D-Day. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)


12) Wreaths are laid at the memorial of the Colleville American military cemetery in Colleville sur Mer, western France, on June 6 during the ceremony commemorating the 68th anniversary of D-Day. Photo: Remy de la Mauviniere / AP


13) Tens of thousands take part in a candlelight vigil at Hong Kong's Victoria Park June 4, 2012 to mark the 23rd anniversary of the military crackdown of the pro-democracy movement at Beijing's Tiananmen Square in 1989. Photo: Tyrone Siu / Reuters


14) Deb Mirenda of Coatesville, Pa. and her son Vincent, 9, listen to a speaker, during a protest against the Obama administration mandate that employers provide workers birth control coverage, at Independence Mall, Friday, June 8, 2012, in Philadelphia. The event was organized by Stand Up For Religious Freedom. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)


15) Hail as big as golf balls was reported in the Denver area on Wednesday night, June 6, 2012. It swallowed these vehicles. Photo: The Weather Channel


16) Two rescued pangolins sit in a basket during a news conference in Bangkok, Thailand, June 7. Thai customs rescued 110 pangolins worth about $35,500 that they say were to be sold outside the country as exotic food. The animals, hidden in a pickup truck, were seized at a customs checkpoint in Prachuap Khiri Khan province, south of Bangkok. These adorable, shy and defenseless pangolins are hunted for their meat which is regarded as highly nutritious and its scales which are prescribed for ailments ranging from skin diseases to lack of milk in breast-feeding mothers. In China, they believe pangolin can boost sexual prowess. Photo: Sakchai Lalit / AP


17) Waldorf Astoria hotel culinary director David Garcelon uses a smoker to calm honey bees residing in hives on the hotel's 20th floor roof in New York, on June 5. The hotel, a favorite stopover for numerous presidents, plans to harvest its own honey and help pollinate plants in the skyscraper-heavy heart of the city, joining a mini beekeeping boom that has taken over hotel rooftops from Paris to Times Square. Photo: Kathy Willens / AP


18) Cody, a one-year-old Cockaweenie, bails during a surfing competition in San Diego sponsored by Purina. Photo: Gus Ruelas / Reuters


19) A grasshopper (Gomphocerinae) sits on a branch of a chamomile in Ried im Innkreis, Upper Austria, on Friday June 8, 2012. The forecast predicts sunny weather and temperatures up to 32 degrees (89.6 degrees Fahrenheit) in some parts of the country. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)


20) A pair of giant pandas play in their enclosure at the Beijing Zoo on June 5, 2012 in Beijing, China. With an estimated 1,600 living in the wild, the endangered giant panda dwell in a few mountain ranges in central China, in Sichuan, Shaanxi, and Gansu provinces. (Photo by Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)


21) Police Service of Northern Ireland officers protect the Olympic torch as it is prevented from going down Guildhall Street, Londonderry, Northern Ireland, Monday, June 4, 2012. Republican protesters caused the Olympic torch to be rerouted Monday. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)


22) Olympic Torch bearers Clare Leahy and Denis Broderick carry the torch over the Carrick-A-Rede rope bridge in Ballintoy, Northern Ireland, on June 4. The Olympic Torch relay started at Land's End, the southwest tip of England, to begin an 8,000-mile (12,875-kilometre) journey around Britain, with a detour to also visit the Irish capital Dublin. It will culminate in the flame being brought to the Olympic Stadium for the opening of the Games on July 27. Photo: Peter Muhly / AFP - Getty Images


23) An undentified man peers into the mouth of a giant sculpture of a swimmer in front of the Mutual of Omaha building in Omaha, Neb., on Monday. The sculpture has been erected by Mutual of Omaha, a sponsor of USA Swimming, ahead of the U.S. Olympic Swim Trials scheduled to take place in Omaha later this month. Photo; Nati Harnik / AP


24) Howard Berman, of Yonkers, N.Y., wears his I'll Have Another T-shirt before the Belmont Stakes horse race at Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y., Saturday, June 9, 2012. I'll have Another scratched from the race Friday. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)


25) Dutch fans stand dejected after the Euro 2012 soccer championship Group B match between the Netherlands and Denmark in Kharkiv , Ukraine, Saturday, June 9, 2012. The Netherlands lost the match to Denmark 0-1. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)


26) Pregnant Malaysian shooter Nur Suryani Mohamed Taibi (R) talks to her husband Marhazli Mhotar after competing in the women's single 10m air rifle shooting finals at the 36th Southeast Asian Shooting Championship 2012 in Subang outside Kuala Lumpur June 5, 2012. When Suryani takes aim with her rifle at the London Olympics it will not just be nerves she will be attempting to control inside her. The 29-year-old from Perak, situated 124 miles north of Malaysia's capital Kuala Lumpur, is due to give birth to her first child on Sept. 2, less than a month after the Games end. Photo: Reuters


27) Miss Rhode Island Olivia Culpo, center, is surrounded by fellow contestants after being crowned Miss USA during the 2012 Miss USA pageant, June 3, in Las Vegas, Nev. Photo: Julie Jacobson / AP


28) Betty White, at left, attends her wax figure unveiling at Madame Tussauds on Monday, June 4, 2012, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Katy Winn/Invision/AP)


29) Usain Bolt crashes into an unidentified flower girl after crossing the finish line with the year's second quickest 100m sprint - he also holds first and third place. Bolt tried to jump over the flower girl before crashing into her, but he was going too fast to avoid her. As Bolt slowed down he grabbed hold of the girl's arms and prevented her from actually hitting the floor.  Photos: The Daily Mail via Reuters and AP.


30) President Barack Obama receives a signed football and New York football Giants jersey from New York Giants players, from right, Eli Manning, left, Zak DeOssie, and Justin Tuck during a ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Friday, June 8, 2012, to honor the Super Bowl XLVI Champions. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)


31) Milwaukee Brewers' Norichika Aoki (7) celebrates his walkoff home run off Chicago Cubs' Casey Coleman in the 10th inning of a baseball game on Thursday, June 7, 2012, in Milwaukee. The Brewer won 4-3 in 10 innings. (AP Photo/Tom Lynn)


32) Senior military veterans, including World War II veteran Wayne Field, 86, (C), sing the national anthem before the swimming competition at the National Golden Age Games on June 4, 2012 in St Peters, Missouri. Almost 800 veterans between the ages of 55 and 101 from around the United States participated in the annual six-day event held by the Departement of Veterans Affairs this year in the St Louis area. The veterans competed in a wide range of sporting and recreational events, from swimming to dominoes, many of which were qualifying events for the 2013 National Senior Games. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)


33) This combo picture made on Wednesday shows living statues depecting an Apache Indian, a sand man, Elvis Presley, a matador, the invisible man, the newspaper man, a bronze sweeper and Charlie Chaplin near the Puerta del Sol square. Since the beginning of the economic crisis in Spain, the number of living statues has increased in Madrid. Spain has the highest unemployment rate in the industrialized world, with 24.44 percent of the workforce idle, according to the national statistics office Ine. Photo: Dominique Faget / AFP - Getty Images


34) Indian guitar players raise their instruments in unison after making a new Limca record for "largest guitar ensemble" in Guwahati, India, on June 3. Some 5,406 people made up the mass guitar ensemble for an attempt in the Limca Book of Records, a record book of Indian origin first published in 1990. Photo: AFP - Getty Images


35) Participants celebrate after creating the world record for the category of "Most Participants in a Multi-legged Race" in a riverside park in Taipei on Tuesday. A group of 450 tourists from Japan's Junior Chamber International and 152 Taiwanese youth jointly created a new world record in a 603-legged race. Photo: Pichi Chuang / Reuters


36) German bike designer Dieter Senft(L) sits with Emilia and Wiolenta from Poland on his selfmade tricycle that rolls on 100 footballs. Senft invented 5 bicycles and are seen in the exhibition until November in the city Pudagla. AFP PHOTO / STEFAN SAUER /AFP/GettyImages


37) Cyclists ride nude through central Madrid during the nude cyclist protest against the dangers commuter cyclists face, in conjunction with the World Naked Bike Ride on June 9, 2012. The protest calls on authorities to provide safer cycling routes and for drivers to respect cyclists. Photo: Paul Hanna / Reuters

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