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.
A look back at the people and events that made news the past week. Week-ends is a regular weekly feature of This Just In...
HEROES OF THE WEEK
Gregorio de Falco
19-year old James Thomas
11-year old Kaitlin Ord
Local bus driver
Even though we lost to the NY Giants, Vince Lombardi
VILLAINS OF THE WEEK
School officials in Utah
QUOTES OF THE WEEK
“What's broken in America is not our people. It's our politics, and what we need in
Rick Perry, announcing that he is ending his bid for the Republican presidential nomination.
“In front of a crowd of roughly 300 Disney employees and invited guests, Obama discussed his plans to make the
Blogger Lindsay Mannering
“You want to win this election? Then we’ve got to go to the states where you win the election, and it’s
“Democrats who think that almost any person nominated to run against Scott Walker can win, are dead wrong. This is a steep uphill fight. If we do win, it will be by a razor thin margin."
Former WI Congressman David Obey
“The response is the same: if we're in a relationship, you have to give me anything.”
Rosalind Wiseman , author of Queen Bees and Wannabes, saying that young people feel the same pressure to exchange online passwords with close friends and significant others as they do to have sex.
“It could use a little repair work, and I wanted people to get to see it as soon as possible.”
David Rubenstin, billionaire investor, after donating $7.5 million matching gift that's needed to start repairing cracks near the top of the
“I suspect that most people in the country would think ... that this probably would not be the top of their list of priorities.”
Nick Clegg, UK Deputy prime minister, dismissing a Conservative cabinet minister's call for
“This event creates a dilemma for all involved. The thinking goes along these lines: Here, Ryan, accept this award that you might have won through cheating. But since we did not know that you might have been cheating when we voted – news of Braun’s positive test broke in December – we’re not going to strip this possibly tainted MVP from you. But we’ll give it to you begrudgingly. Applause all around!”
Jason Gregory of TIME Magazine about Brewer Ryan Braun accepting the NL MVP award at a dinner Saturday night.
OUTRAGE OF THE WEEK
Obama and the pipeline, and...
Teenagers sharing passwords as a sign of affection.
MOST UNDER-REPORTED STORY OF THE WEEK
Yes, what if Scott Walker wins?
MOST OVER-HYPED STORY OF THE WEEK
Newt Gingrich's disgruntled ex-wife.
Obama croons, MSM swoons.
STRANGEST, MOST UNUSUAL STORY OF THE WEEK
Man shoots nail into brain. There's more.
TV station covers trial with puppets.
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