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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 (12/02/12)

Photos of the Week


1)
Al McGuire (left), Hank Raymonds (center) and Rick Majerus are shown in the closing seconds of Marquette's national championship game in 1977. Majerus, a former Marquette head coach, died Saturday after years of heart trouble. He was 64. Journal Sentinel file photo.


2) Wisconsin players pose with roses clenched in their teeth following the Badgers' 70-31 win over Nebraska in the Big Ten championship team. Journal Sentinel photo: Rick Wood


3) President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney talk in the Oval Office following their lunch, November 29, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Pete Souza/The White House/MCT)


4) Mark and Cindy Hill hold a Powerball check with their three of their four children, Jarod, left, Cody and six-year-old Jaiden in Dearborn, Mo., Friday, Nov. 30, 2012. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)


5) An aerial view shows a house pushed into marshland almost a month after the Oakwood neighborhood in the Staten Island borough of New York was left devastated by Hurricane Sandy, November 28, 2012. Photo: Adrees Latif / Reuters


6) An elderly couple prepares to be evacuated as flood waters surround their home in St Asaph, north Wales on Nov. 27. Hundreds of people were urged to flee their homes in north Wales on Tuesday after a river surged over flood defenses, as torrential rain fell across Britain for a seventh day. Photo: Paul Ellis / AFP - Getty Images


7) Police officers are sprayed with milk by European milk farmers during a demonstration outside the European Parliament in Brussels on Nov. 26. Photo: Geert Vanden Wijngaert / AP


8) Filipinos light candles which are shaped into an AIDS symbol to mark World AIDS Day Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012 at the Heroes Shrine at suburban Quezon city northeast of Manila, Philippines. The activists are calling for increased awareness to the rising number of HIV infections and AIDS-related cases and called on the government and other sectors to help break the social stigma brought about by the disease. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)


9) A Hindu devotee offers prayers after a dip in the Yamuna River, surrounded by industrial effluent, during Karthik Purnima in New Delhi, India on Nov. 28, 2012. Karthik Purnima is celebrated on the full moon day of the Hindu calendar month of Karthik and considered very auspicious by Hindus. Photo: Manish Swarup / AP


10) 1st Lt. Aaron Dunn kisses his wife Leanne, holding their baby Emma, age 14 months, following an arrival ceremony for soldiers returning from a deployment in Afghanistan, at Ft. Carson, in Colorado Springs, Colo., before sun up Friday Nov. 30, 2012. 1st Lt. Dunn, with the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, had not seen his wife and baby since he deployed in February. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)


11) A volcano on Hawaii's largest island is spilling lava into the ocean, creating a rare and spectacular fusion of steam and waves that officials said could attract thrill-seeking visitors if it continues. Lava from a vent in Kilauea Volcano on the Big Island of Hawaii began flowing into the ocean 7 miles away a week ago Saturday. The volcano has been erupting continuously from its Pu'u O'o vent since 1983. Photos: Hugh Gentry / Reuters


12) A vast alluvial fan blossoms across the desolate landscape between the Kunlun and Altun Mountains in western China. The river appears electric blue as it runs out of the mountains at the bottom right corner of the scene and then fans out into scores of intricate, braided channels that disappear into the desert. Dry channels — the river's former paths? — appear as silvery etchings at lower right. This scene was acquired by NASA's Terra satellite on May 2, 2002. Photo: NASA


13) A swimmer stops short of a red algae bloom at Sydney's Clovelly Beach on Tuesday. Clovelly and Bondi beaches were closed to swimmers. Photo: William West / AFP - Getty Images


14) The Ob River, a ship carrying liquefied natural gas, left Norway in November and has sailed north of Russia on its way to Japan. The specially equipped tanker is due to arrive in early December and will shave 20 days off the regular journey. If this trip is successful, it would be the first ship of its type to sail across the Arctic. Photo: Dynagas Ltd via EPA


15) A tiny mantis larva in an American poppy flower. (Photo by Fabien Bravin/National Geographic Photo Contest)


16) A male paradise riflebird (Ptiloris paradoseus) practices the circular-wing post used by adult males when courting a female in National Geographic’s “Birds of Paradise” exhibit, which represents 18 expeditions by the team of photographer Tim Laman and ornithologist Edwin Scholes. (Tim Laman/National Geographic.)


17) Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, centre, plays hockey during her visit to St. Andrew’s School, where she attended school from 1986 till 1995, in Pangbourne, England, Friday, Nov. 30, 2012. The Duchess of Cambridge has gone back to school. The royal, formerly known as Kate Middleton, played hockey and revealed her childhood nickname — Squeak — when she returned to her elementary school for a visit Friday. Kate told teachers and students at the private St. Andrew's School in southern England that her 10 years there were "some of my happiest years." She said that she enjoyed it so much that she had told her mother she wanted to return as a teacher. (AP Photo/Arthur Edwards, Pool)


18) NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Miller Lite Dodge, and Clint Bowyer, driver of the #15 5-hour Energy Toyota, drive during the NASCAR Victory Lap on the Las Vegas Strip on Thursday. Photo: Chris Graythen / Getty Images


19) The sprinklers go off as the Miami Dolphins play against the Seattle Seahawks at Sun Life Stadium on November 25, 2012 in Miami Gardens, Florida. Miami defeated Seattle 24-21. Photo: Marc Serota


20) Jordy Nelson scores a touchdown on a 61-yard catch to tie the game 7-7 in the first quarter.last Sunday against the New York Giants.. The Giants would win, 38-10. Journal Sentinel photo: Rick Wood


21) People cheer as cyclists participate in the NY Velocity Roller Race at The Parkside Lounge in New York's Lower East Side on Friday,  November 29, 2012 in New York City. The annual roller races at the bar feature professional and amateur cyclists who compete in a festive spirit that marks the end of the racing season in New York. Riders are paired against each other on colorful antique British rollers where large arrows track their speed against fellow competitors. The riders, cheered on by spectators only feet from the bicycles, compete in 500- or 1,000-meter sprints that are over in less than 30 seconds. Roller races have a long history in cycling with the first races occurring in theaters at turn of the last century.  Photos: Spencer Platt / Getty Images


22) Bicycle designer Dieter "Didi" Senft presents his latest creation, a reindeer cycle, in the rain in Storkow, Germany, on Nov. 29. Photo: Patrick Pleul / EPA


23) Angel decorations frame the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree, after it was lit during the 80th annual tree lighting ceremony in New York City, on Nov. 28. Photo: Kathy Willens / AP


24) Lauren Rae, left, and Olivia Marlow look at the ornaments in the Grand Foyer, during the first viewing of the White House 2012 holiday decorations in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 28. Photo: Jim Watson / AFP - Getty Images


25) Christmas decorations in the China room during the first viewing of the White House 2012 holiday decorations. Photo: Jim Watson / AFP - Getty Images


26) A nearly 300-pound gingerbread White House on display at the State Dining Room on Nov. 28. A stuffed replica of Bo, the presidential dog, is at lower left.  Photo: Alex Wong / Getty Images


27) Christmas trees in the State Dining Room. Photo: Jim Watson / AFP - Getty Images


28) A diver dressed as Santa Claus swims with dolphins at Hakkeijima Sea Paradise in Yokohama, Japan, Nov. 27, 2012. The underwater feeding session involving divers dressed as Santa will take place every day until Christmas. Photo: Yuriko Nakao / Reuters


29) Penguins wearing Christmas-themed outfits waddle around during a holiday event at Hakkeijima Sea Paradise in Tokyo on Nov. 27. Photo: Yuriko Nakao / Reuters


AND FINALLY,


This photo 
provided by Jennifer Foster shows New York City Police Officer Larry DePrimo presenting a barefoot homeless man in New York's Time Square with boots Nov. 14, 2012 . Foster was visiting New York with her boyfriend on Nov. 14, when she came across the shoeless man asking for change in Times Square. As she was about to approach him, she said the officer came up to the man with a pair of all-weather boots and thermal socks on the frigid night. She took the picture on her cellphone. It was posted Tuesday night to the NYPD's official Facebook page and became an instant hit. More than 350,000 users "liked" it as of Thursday afternoon, and over 100,000 shared it. (AP Photo/Jennifer Foster)



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