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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.

Recommended Reading (12/14/13)

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Here are interesting articles from the past week worth your read:

Here come the ObamaCare taxes

"...there are a slew of new taxes to help pay for the boondoggle that is the Affordable Care Act, and the Internal Revenue Service will be reaching deep into wallets to collect that money starting next year. Those with high incomes face the biggest increases, but people at all income levels ultimately will feel the costs of the health care law — beyond higher deductibles and out-of-pocket expenses."

The truth about Ronald Reagan and South Africa

"It’s unfair and simplistic for the media to single out my father and smear him for being soft on apartheid because he vetoed Congress’ economic sanctions against South Africa."

The restaurant industry pays a fair wage to develop experience, skills

"The restaurant industry is a wonderful industry. We help millions of our employees develop skills, develop pride, build a career and fulfill their dreams. We need not be ashamed. We make our country a better place."

NFL players living with Mom and Dad

New York Jets tight end Chris Pantale lives with mom and dad in his childhood home. He invited the team's punter, Ryan Quigley, to crash with his family too.”

I work 4 jobs and I'm still struggling

"Bobby Bingham works 4 jobs, shares a one-bedroom apartment with a roommate, has virtually no money saved and can't remember the last time he took a vacation."

Give your husband a performance review

"My husband has a stack of year-end reviews on his desk—reviews from his bosses, reviews by his peers, reviews of his staff. And then there's one from me. What started as a joke between us 10 years ago—over piles of socks left on the floor—has become a yearly tradition: our year-end review as a couple."

Mistress inflation

"Regardless of your morals, religious commitments and yadda, yadda, yadda, the mistress is expecting a present worthy of, you know, epic appreciation. So, if you even have the resources to take on a mistress, well you'd better pony up if you want to keep her smiling.

Christmas lights go pro

"More Americans are forgoing the difficult and sometimes risky endeavor of installing their own holiday lights, asking professionals to take their place on the ladder."

The Top Ten Comedic News Stories of 2013

"It is pivotal to understand that the Top 10 Comedic News Stories of 2013 are in no way to be confused with the Top 10 Legitimate News Stories of 2013. No. No. No. They are as different as soy beans and lug nuts. Bluetooth and dental floss. Palm fronds and those weird, cone-shaped collars that dogs wear to keep from chewing their butts. These are the stories and events of the year thus far, that most lent themselves to mocking and scoffing and taunting..."



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