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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.

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Photos of the Week (07/05/15)

Photos of the Week


1) A girl mimics the Statue of Liberty as she poses for photos in front of the landmark ahead of the Independence Day holiday in New York on July 3. Photo: Andrew Kelly / Reuters


2)
The tall ship Hermione passes near the Statue of Liberty  as it leads the Lafayette Parade of ships up the Hudson River in New York's Upper Bay on July 4. The Hermione is a replica of the 18th century ship the Marquis de Lafayette sailed to the America's with news of full French support for the revolutionary cause. Photo: Craig Ruttle / AP


3)
Children in revolutionary war era costumes march through Barnstable Village on Cape Cod, during the annual Fourth of July Parade celebrating the country's Independence Day, in Barnstable, Mass. Photo: Mike Segar / Reuters


4)
Joey Chestnut is defeated by Mike Stonie at The Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog-Eating Contest in Coney Island, New York. Stonie, of San Jose, California, ousted long-time champion Joey "Jaws" Chestnut, who still holds a world record of 69 franks eaten in 2013.  Photo: Andrew Renneisen / Getty Images


5) Fireworks shoot from the top of the Hatch Shell during rehearsal for the annual Boston Pops orchestra Fourth of July concert in Boston, on July 3.  Photo: Michael Dwyer / AP


6) Fireworks explode over the East River  in front of the Manhattan skyline as seen from the Brooklyn borough of New York during the Macy's Fourth of July fireworks show Saturday, July 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)


7) Police stand over David Sweat after he was shot and captured near the Canadian border Sunday, June 28, 2015, in Constable, N.Y. Sweat is the second of two convicted murderers who staged a brazen escape three weeks ago from a maximum-security prison in northern New York. His capture came two days after his escape partner, Richard Matt, was shot and killed by authorities. (AP Photo)


8)
A woman pulling a shopping cart reacts outside a closed Eurobank branch in Athens, Greece on June 29. Greece closed its banks and imposed capital controls on Sunday to check the growing strains on its crippled financial system, bringing the prospect of being forced out of the euro into plain sight. Photo: Alkis Konstantinidis / Reuters


9)
Pensioners queue outside of a national bank branch on July 1. Greece slipped deeper into its financial abyss after the bailout program it has relied on for five years expired at midnight on Tuesday. Photo: Louisa Gouliamaki / AFP - Getty Images


10)
A pensioner is squeezed as she waits outside a National Bank branch to receive part of her pension in Athens, on July 1. Greece was appealing to its eurozone partners and the European Central Bank on Wednesday to keep it afloat after defaulting on its debt to the International Monetary Fund and losing frozen international bailout money.  Photo: Alkis Konstantinidis / Reuters


11)
A Greek police officer opens the door as an elderly woman, with the help of her daughter, enters a bank in Athens. About 1,000 banks have been opened for three days across the country only for pensioners, who don't have bank cards and so are completely cut off from their account, to receive a small part of their benefits. Photo: Petros Giannakouris / AP


12) People pay respect at the statue of Sir Nicholas Winton at the main train station on July 2, 2015 in Prague, Czech Republic. Winton saved 669 mostly Jewish children by organising their escape from occupied Czechoslovakia to Great Britain, earning him the nickname the 'British Schindler'. Nicolas Winton died aged 106 on July 1. (Matej Divizna/Getty Images)


13) Members of the Girl Scouts participate in the
first-ever White House Campout on June 30 on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC. The first lady hosted the event, as part of her Let's Move! Outside initiative. Photo: Alex Wong / Getty Images


14) Anti-bullfighting activists and sympathizers of the animal rights organizations AnimaNaturalis and PETA with their half-naked bodies stained in red representing bull's blood stage a protest against the upcoming celebration of the Fiesta de San Fermin held outside the bullring of Pamplona, Spain, July 4, 2015. (EPA/JESUS DIGES)


15) A week-old panda cub sleeps in an incubator at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding on June 30 in Chengdu, China. The twin female cubs were born by artificial insemination to seven-year-old Kelin on June 22. China's Sichuan province is home to the majority of the world's nearly 1,900 endangered giant pandas.  Photo: John Moore / Getty Images


16) Rufus the Harris Hawk flies over seats on centre court where it is used to scare away pigeons, ahead of play on day four of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 2, 2015 in London, England. The 129th tournament to be hosted at Wimbledon is due to run for two weeks from Monday 29th June. (Carl Court/Getty Images)


17) Kate the Duchess of Cambridge carries Princess Charlotte as they arrive for Charlotte's christening. Photo: Matt Dunham / AP


18) Britain's Prince George gets up on tiptoes to peek into the pram of Princess Charlotte flanked by his parents Prince William and Kate the Duchess of Cambridge as they leave after Charlotte's christening at St. Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham, England, on July 5. Photo: Matt Dunham / Pool via AP


19) A finest tea blended cocktail  presented by competitors during The Dilmah High Tea Global Challenge '21st Century Afternoon Tea Revolution' at Hotel Jaic Hilton in Colombo, Sri Lanka, July 3, 2015. This global tea challenge, presented by one of the oldest and most prominent Ceylon tea exporters Dilmah, is attended by 21 teams from 14 countries. The organizers aim to 'modernize' Sri Lankan or Ceylon tea consumption through various value additions and keep up with competition from countries like India, Kenya etc. while the economic crisis in Russia and instability in West Asia have affected the markets. Tea exports, the High, Mid and Low Grown varieties account for about 14 per cent of the island?s total exports and about 62 per cent of the total agriculture exports in the country. The tea sector expects to achieve an export target of 2,500 million US dollar by end 2015. (M.A. Pushpa Kumara/EPA)

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