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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 (07/20/14)

Photos of the Week

1) Apollo 11 crew Mike Collins, Neil Armstrong and Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, June 27, 1969. Photo: Getty Images


2) Moonbound Apollo 11 clears the launch tower on July 16, 1969. NASA photo


3) American broadcast journalist and TV news anchor Walter Cronkite keeps his eyes on his monitor as NASA's Apollo 11 mission touches down on the moon, July 20, 1969. CBS photo


4) An estimated 10,000 people gathered to watch giant television screens in New York's Central Park and cheer as astronaut Neil Armstrong took man's first step on the moon on July 20, 1969. Photo: AP file


5) One of the first steps taken on the Moon, this is an image of Buzz Aldrin's bootprint from the Apollo 11 mission. Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walked on the Moon on July 20, 1969. Photo: NASA


6) Armstrong and Aldrin raise the U.S. flag on the lunar surface. NASA photo


7) United States astronaut Buzz Aldrin stands beside a solar wind experiment next to the Lunar Module spacecraft on the surface of the Moon after he and fellow astronaut Neil Armstrong became the first men to land on the Moon during the Apollo 11 space mission July 20, 1969. Photo: NASA via Reuters file


8) Astronaut Edwin E. "Buzz" Aldrin Jr., Lunar Module Pilot, is photographed walking near the Lunar Module during the Apollo 11 Extravehicular Activity in July 20, 1969. Astronauts Neil Armstrong, commander; Michael Collins, command module pilot; and Buzz Aldrin, lunar module pilot, succesfully completed the United States' first lunar landing mission 45 years ago. Photo: NASA via Getty Images file


9) This view from the Apollo 11 spacecraft shows Earth rising above the moon's horizon. AP photo


10) Lunar module plaque: "Here men from the planet Earth first set foot upon the moon July 1969, A.D. We came in peace for all mankind." NASA photo


11) A woman cries near the bodies of people, among whom were family members, who were killed during shelling by Ukrainian government troops in Luhansk, eastern Ukraine, Friday, July 18, 2014. The fighting between the government and pro-Russia separatists in Luhansk continued as world leaders called for an immediate cease-fire in eastern Ukraine on Friday and demanded speedy access for international investigators to the crash site of the Malaysia Airlines jetliner shot down over the country's battlefields. (AP Photo/Mikhail Ivanchenko)


12) Members of the Ukrainian Emergency Ministry prepare to remove a body at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in the rebel-held Donetsk region of eastern Ukraine on July 19, 2014. Pro-Moscow militants have allowed the Ukrainians workers access to the site but Ukrainian officials complained that the militants are refusing to let the remains be removed. Photo: Maxim Zmeyev / Reuters


13) Flowers lie on a plane engine at the crash site of the Malaysia Airlines jet in eastern Ukraine on July 19. All 298 passengers were killed when the Boeing 777 crashed into a field near the border with Russia. Speculation is swirling over what was behind the disaster, with some experts alleging that a Russian-made SA-11 Buk missile struck the Kuala Lumpur-bound plane. Photo: Evgeniy Maloletka / AP


14) Photos are scattered at the crash site of the Malaysia Airlines jet in eastern Ukraine. Photo: Petr Shelomovskiy / Corbis


15) A woman looks on before lighting a candle in front of the Embassy of the Netherlands in Kiev on July 17, to commemorate passengers of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17. Photo: Sergei Supinsky / AFP - Getty Images


16) Protesters gather near the entrance to a juvenile facility in an effort to stop a bus load of Central American immigrant children from being delivered to the facility, Tuesday, July 15, 2014, in Oracle, Ariz. Federal officials delayed the bus with no details on whether the children will arrive or not. (AP Photo/Matt York)


17) Israeli flares lit up the night sky in the northern Gaza Strip early Saturday. Israeli troops have pushed deeper into Gaza to destroy rocket launching sites and tunnels, firing volleys of tank shells and clashing with Palestinian fighters in a high-stakes ground offensive meant to weaken the enclave's Hamas rulers. Photo: Adel Hana / AP


18) Palestinians look at a missile which witnesses said was fired by an Israeli aircraft, as they stand in front of a house which police said was destroyed in an Israeli air strike in Gaza City July 14, 2014. (REUTERS/Mohammed Salem)


19) A Palestinian man inspects the damage by an Israeli strike at the Inteiz family house in the Shajaiyeh neighborhood of Gaza City, northern Gaza Strip, Friday, July 18, 2014. Three members of the family were killed overnight when a tank shell hit the family house, according to the family. Israeli troops pushed deeper into Gaza on Friday to destroy rocket launching sites and tunnels, firing volleys of tank shells and clashing with Palestinian fighters in a high-stakes ground offensive meant to weaken the enclave's Hamas rulers. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)


20) Four-year-old Palestinian girl Shayma Al-Masri, who hospital officials said was wounded in an Israeli air strike that killed her mother and two of her siblings, lies on a bed next to her doll as she receives treatment at a hospital in Gaza City July 14, 2014. The girl and her father were the only survivors left in the family. Israel said it shot down a drone from Gaza a week into its offensive on Monday, the first reported deployment of an unmanned aircraft by Palestinian militants whose rocket attacks have been regularly intercepted. (REUTERS/Mohammed Salem)


21) People standing on the wreckage of a Ukrainian AN-26 military transport plane after it was shot down by a missile in the village of Davydo-Mykilske, near the Russian border, on Monday. Villagers rushed to the crash site on motorcycles and bikes to see if they could collect parts from the wreckage. Locals said that at least some of the crew were able to parachute from the plane before it hit the ground, but they did not know where they had landed.  Andriy Lysenko, a spokesman for Ukraine's National Defense and Security Council, said two of the crew who survived appeared to have been taken captive. Photo: DOMINIQUE FAGET / AFP - Getty Images


22) Members of the Foreign Legion parade during the traditional Bastille Day Parade on the Champs Elysees in Paris, Monday, July 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Remy de la Mauviniere)


23) "Nothing like a vote in the U.N. to tell you who your friends used to be." Throughout his political career, President Ronald Reagan used humor to win friends, influence voters . . . and crush the opposition. It turns out he had a secret arsenal: stacks of 3x5 index cards filled with one-liners, which he kept in his desk to append to speeches. Photo: Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation & Library


24) The sun reflects off the water in this picture taken by German astronaut Alexander Gerst from the International Space Station and sent on his Twitter feed July 17, 2014. (REUTERS/Alexander Gerst/NASA/Handout)


25) Sprinklers water a lawn Tuesday morning, July 15, 2014, in Sacramento, Calif. In an effort to force the public to conserve water, the State Water Resources Control Board voted 4-0 to approve a proposal that includes fines up to $500 a day for people who waste water on landscaping, fountains, washing vehicles and other outdoor uses. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)


26) Bob Grutza rides on horseback through his field of sunflowers Tuesday, July 15, 2014 near Maysville, Ky. Grutza has five acres of sunflowers on his property. (AP Photo/The Ledger Independent, Terry Prather)


27) In Spain's Fuente de Piedra Lagoon, a tagging and control operation of flamingo chicks took place on July 19, 2014, to monitor the evolution of the species. The lake, which is the most important breeding ground for flamingos in the Iberian Peninsula, is also a nature reserve and a haven for over 170 different species of birds. Flamingo chicks walk in an enclosure before they are tagged. Photo: Pablo Blazquez Dominguez / Getty Images


28) Argentinian soccer fans gathered at the Vatican Sunday morning seeking a blessing from Pope Francis. The Argentine-born, football-loving pontiff pledged neutrality, promising not to pray for any team in the World Cup final.  Photo: TONY GENTILE / Reuters


29) Germany's forward Mario Goetze, center, shoots and scores past Argentina's goalkeeper Sergio Romero during extra time in the World Cup final last Sunday.  Germany won 1-0. Photo: Gabriel Bouys / AFP - Getty Images


30) German fans react after their team scored during an outdoor screening near the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin. The print on the t-shirt left reads "The boys need me now." Photo: John Macdougall / AFP - Getty Images


31) Fans of the Argentina national soccer team comfort each other after watching Germany's victory over their team, on the beach in Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, July 13, 2014. Mario Goetze volleyed in the winning goal in extra time to give Germany its fourth World Cup title with a 1-0 victory over Argentina. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)


32) As the Germany players celebrated their World Cup victory, their WAGs could not resist joining the on-field party at the Maracana.  A host of wives and girlfriends took to the pitch in Rio de Janeiro to congratulate their partners after they came out on top in the biggest, most important match of their lives. Photo: Daily Mail


33) He may not have played in the final — in fact, he was only on the field for a total of 54 minutes in the tournament — but Germany's Lukas Podolski celebrated his team's World Cup victory like a true champion Sunday night. The Arsenal forward got things started by posing for a selfie with teammate Bastian Schweinsteiger, and before the night was out the prolific tweeter was sharing photos of himself with Chancellor Angela Merkel and Germany's new biggest fan Rihanna. But perhaps the cutest image of the night came after most of the crowd had drifted away, when Podolski's six-year-old son Louis stepped up to take penalties against his dad on the hallowed turf of the Maracana. Photo: MICHAEL DALDER / Reuters


34) John Daly of the U.S. putts on the putting green during a practice round ahead of the British Open Championship at the Royal Liverpool Golf Club in Hoylake, northern England July 16, 2014. (REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth)


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