Morning Links for Nov. 19, 2013
On Tuesdays, the recommended serving of newsy bits is five. We're just here to help.
On Tuesdays, the recommended serving of morning newsy bits is five. We're just here to help.
- With the news of two homicides yesterday, the number of homicides in Milwaukee has now surpassed 2012's total of 92. The total in 2013 is currently 93, by the Journal Sentinel's count.
- The New York Times has a sad tale of a young record-holding free diver, who died shortly after a free dive competition in the Bahamas. Apparently free driving is becoming an increasingly popular niche sport.
- Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds will play its first headlining show in Milwaukee this June. The A.V. Club Milwaukee reports that the last time the band played here was for Lollapolooza in 1994. If you had no idea Lollapolooza was set in Milwaukee in 1994, that makes two of us.
- A Methodist pastor who performed the ceremonial duties at his son's gay marriage has been found guilty of doing just that in a trial held by his church. The jury will meet again to decide his penalty today.
- Slate's John Dickerson has called Gov. Walker "Chris Christie's toughest competition in 2016."