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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 (03/04/12)

Photos of the Week


1) Students comfort each other as they leave the scene of a shooting at Chardon High School in Chardon, Ohio on Monday, Feb. 27. Photo: WKYC


2) Doug Gasper, a ninth grader at Chardon High School, is hugged by his mother, Sandy, as they leave Maple on Feb. 27. Photo: Tony Dejak / AP


3) Alleged gunman T.J. Lane is escorted out of the Geauga County Courthouse Annex by deputies, Feb. 28, 2012, after his court appearance for shooting and killing three students and wounding two others at Chardon High School in Chardon, Ohio. Another student has died from wounds suffered in Monday's shooting rampage at the Ohio high school, authorities said on Tuesday, as the shaken suburban Cleveland town prepared for a vigil for the teenage victims of the attack.  Photo: Aaron Josefczyk / Reuters


4) In this Thursday, March 1, 2012 photo, Chardon High School students form a heart with their hands as a Chardon player attempts free throws during a Division I sectional semifinal high school basketball game at Euclid High School, in Euclid, Ohio. The students showed their support for the victims of a school shooting Monday at Chardon. (AP Photo/The Plain Dealer, John Kuntz)


5) Steve McDonald stands in the debris of his mother-in-law, Mary Osman's home. Osman was killed after a tornado touched down on Feb. 29 in Harrisburg, Ill. Photo: Whitney Curtis / Getty Images


6) Tony Sherrard searches through debris that used to be his home for family keepsakes March 3, 2012 in Marysville, Indiana. The Sherrad family had planned to move into a new home today and most of his family's belongings were packed into boxes when yesterday's tornado obliterated the home. Dozens of people were killed as severe weather and tornados ripped through the South and Midwest yesterday. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)


7) Robert Elliott sits in his damaged kitchen after a tornado struck his home in Harrison, Tenn., Saturday, March 3, 2012. Emergency crews desperately searched for survivors Saturday after a violent wave of Midwest and Southern storms flattened some rural communities and left behind a trail of destruction: shredded homes, downed power lines and streets littered with tossed cars. (AP Photo/Billy Weeks)


8) A school bus is crushed into a business on the east side of U.S. 31 in Henryville, Ind., after powerful storms stretching from the U.S. Gulf Coast to the Great Lakes in the north wrecked two small towns and killed at least eight people Friday, March 2. Photo: C.E. Branham / The News and Tribune via AP


9) A marijuana themed belt adorns the victim of an apparent drug-related execution in Acapulco on Feb. 29. Photo: John Moore / Getty Images


10) A South Korean presidential body guard shoots a net at a "terrorist" during an anti-terror drill at the president's residence on Feb. 27, showcasing security preparations for an upcoming nuclear summit in Seoul. Photo: Kim Jae-Hwan / AFP - Getty Images


11) Nicholas Vollmann, a guide with BAM Marketing and Media, leads tour-goers down S. 2nd St. near National Avenue in Milwaukee describing the area where Jeffrey Dahmer used to find his victims. There were more protesters than paying customers. Journal Sentinel photos: Rick Wood.


12) An aerial view of an eastbound VIA passenger train that derailed in Burlington on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012, causing three reported deaths and numerous injuries. (Rick Madonik/Toronto Star)


13) Passengers alight from the Costa Allegra cruise ship at Mahe port in Seychelles on March 1. Tired passengers left a crippled Costa cruise ship in the Seychelles capital Victoria on Thursday, ending a three-day ordeal without power in the Indian Ocean after a fire knocked out the vessel's main power supply. Photo: Ahmed Jadallah / Reuters


14) The village of Saint Nicolas Courbefy, in Limousin, France, on Feb. 28, 2012. The entire hamlet was put up for sale with an asking price of just $400,000, the cost of a studio apartment in Paris. Photo: Sarah DiLorenzo / AP


15) A famous portrait of Jack Nicholson adorns a fake ID with the name Joao Pedro dos Santos, a fake ID used by Brazilian Ricardo Sergio Freire de Barros to open a fraudulent bank account. Needless to say, the man was caught by police. Handout image via AFP - Getty Images


16) U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during a dinner honoring Iraq War veterans on Wednesday night. Photo:Joshua Roberts / Reuters


17) Demi Hines kisses her husband airman Michael Hines on the return of the USS Stennis to Naval Base Kitsap Bremerton on March 2 in Bremerton, Wash. Airman Hines finished his first deployment aboard the ship.  Sailor Thomas Crawford greets his 6-week-old son, Casey Crawford, for the first time after arriving to the Naval Base Kitsap-Bremerton aboard the USS Stennis.Photos: Elaine Thompson / AP.


18) Makpal Abrazakova trains her golden eagle Akzhelke outside her home village of Aksu-Ayuly in central Kazakhstan. Photo: Shamil Zhumatov / Reuters


19) A wild turkey peeks inside a Bayside home on Saturday. Wild turkeys were reintroduced in Wisconsin in 1976 and have proliferated ever since, according to the state Department of Natural Resources. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel photo: Mike De Sisti


20) Strollers look at the green colored Grone creek near Goettingen, central Germany, on March 2. After a fire in a storage building in Goettingen's industrial district, chemicals were released and arrived at the creek together with the fire fighting water. Photo: Stefan Rampfel / AFP - Getty Images


21) The  northern lights shimmer over Kangerlussuaq in Greenland on Feb. 27. "Out for about two hours in -36 degrees Celsius until my fingers gave up, but what a nice show!" Andrei Penescu told SpaceWeather.com. "I didn't get out too far from the town, and had a lot of light pollution, but the aurora was very bright." Photo: Andrei Penescu


22) This view of the Orion Nebula, incorporating infrared observations from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope and the European Space Agency's Herschel telescope, highlights fledgling stars hidden in gas and clouds.


23) Backdropped by the historic Tower Bridge, a giant Olympic Rings floats on the River Thames in London in the run-up for the Olympic games, during its launch to mark 150-days until the start of the London 2012 Olympic games, Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012. (AP Photo/Sang Tan)


24) New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez  poses for photographer Nick Laham on photo day during baseball spring training, Monday in Tampa, Fla. Interesting location for the photo shoot. Photo: Matt Slocum / AP


25) Los Angeles Angels' Albert Pujols signs autographs as fans push one another to get something signed by Pujols after he finished up with his workouts at spring training baseball practice Monday, Feb. 27, 2012, in Tempe, Ariz.(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)


26) For all you leg men, actress Angelina Jolie arrives before the 84th Academy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012, in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles. Photo: Amy Sancetta / AP


27) Revellers celebrate Clean Monday by participating in a colourful "flour war," a traditional festivity marking the end of the carnival season and the start of the 40-day Lent period until the Orthodox Easter, in the port town of Galaxidi, some 125 miles northwest of Athens on Monday. Photo: Panayiotis Tzamaros / Reuters


28) A man lights his self-made cigar during a cigar rolling seminar at the XIV Festival del Habano in Havana, Cuba on Wednesday.This year focuses on the Cohiba brand and its famous El Laguito factory and the Romeo y Julieta brand. International sales of luxury Havana Cigars rose 9 per cent in 2011 despite the world financial crisis and antismoking laws, according to Corporacion Habanos S.A.  A woman looks at the product of her efforts during a cigar rolling seminar during the XIV Festival del Habano in Havana. Photos: Alejandro Ernesto / EPA


29) Donald Driver rehearses for the upcoming "Dancing with the Stars" with dance partner Peta Murgatroyd. Driver joins other athletes who have competed on past shows, including Hines Ward of the Pittsburgh Steelers. This season's lineup of stars will perform either the foxtrot or the cha-cha for the first time on live national television with their professional partners during the two-hour season premiere.  Journal Sentinel photo: Rick Rowell


30) Marquette head coach Buzz Williams leaps as his team plays Georgetown during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, March 3, 2012, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Jim Prisching)


31) Base jumper Jeff Provenzano leaps off the top of the The Water Club hotel in Atlantic City, N.J. on Wednesday, Feb. 29. People were slated to jump off tall buildings all around the U.S. on Wednesday as part of an energy drink commercial. In Atlantic City, two parachutists jumped off the top of The Water Club, the Borgata's luxury hotel, and landed safely in the parking lot. Similar jumps were planned in Miami, Detroit, Las Vegas and other cities. Photo: Mel Evans / AP


32) People wait in beds during the The World's Biggest Breakfast in Bed Guinness World Record Attempt at Martin Place on March 2, in Sydney, Australia. Photo: Ryan Pierse / Getty Images


33) Artist Ben Wilson paints on a piece of discarded chewing gum on the Millennium Bridge, in London on Tuesday, Feb. 28.  Wilson has done this all over London. His works look like this.  Photos: Finbarr O'reilly / Reuters


34) From the New York Daily News: "Celebs love to experiment with their hairstyles, but there are some bad hair days that are so ridiculous, these stars will never live them down. From Mohawks to mullets and everything in between, take a look at the 'dos that will live on in infamy ... Ke$ha finally has a glam look ... sort of. In an attempt to prove that she's tougher than you, Ke$ha glued gold studs to the side of her head."


35) A model wears a creation for Comme des Garcons as part of the Fall-Winter, ready-to-wear 2013 fashion collection, during Paris Fashion week, Saturday, March 3, 2012. (AP Photo/Remy de la Mauviniere)


AND FINALLY,


Yuko Sugimoto looks at the damage caused by a tsunami and an earthquake in Ishimaki City, Miyagi Prefecture,  on March 13, 2011, two days after the magnitude 9 earthquake struck the area. Her son, Raito had gone missing. Where was Raito? Children and teachers from Ishinomaki Mizuho No.2 kindergarten take shelter on the roof of their school during the tsunami following Japan's 9.0 magnitude earthquake in Ishinomaki, northern Japan in this photo taken by head teacher Hiroaki Tsuda with his mobile phone on March 11, 2011. Next, Yuko Sugimoto and her son Raito stand at the same place she stood on March 13, 2011 after the area was hit by an earthquake and tsunami in Ishinomaki, Miyagi prefecture in northern Japan. This photo was taken on Feb. 22, 2012. Photos, in order: Tadashi Okubo / Yomiuri Shimbun via Reuters, file; Hiroaki Tsuda via Reuters, file; Yuriko Nakao / Reuters. Read Yugo Sugimoto's story.

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