The Morning Links for March 3, 2014
A tense Russian standoff and a local Oscar victory.
It was a big night for plenty of people at the Academy Awards last night, including Mequon native John Ridley. Missed it? We've got you covered.
- The situation in Ukraine is heating up. Russian forces now effectively control the Ukrainian area of Crimea.
- NPR aired a report this morning about the effects marijuana can have on the developing teenage brain. Krista Lisdahl, director of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee brain imaging and neuropsychology, says the teenage years are the “worst time” to use pot.
- The big winners at the Oscars last night were 12 Year a Slave and Gravity. John Ridley, a Mequon native, won for Best Adapted Screenplay.
- You think it’s cold today? The Journal Sentinel has memories of the coldest day ever (Jan. 17, 1982) from readers.