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Morning Links for May 1, 2013
From the Brewers to underage drinking bills, today's news is hot off the presses.

It’s hump day and it’s beautiful outside. But just so you’ve got something to talk about while patio-drinking, here are our newsy links for the day.

  • Rickie Weeks awoke from a season-long slumber to power the Brewers past the Pirates, 12-8. The Journal Sentinel’s beat writers have the game story.
  • In area business news, on Tuesday the union workers at Caterpillar Inc.’s South Milwaukee factory rejected a proposed six-year labor contract, though a strike is not planned. The Milwaukee Business Journal has that story.
  • Not long ago, prescription pills for ADD and ADHD were fairly accessible to library-consumed college students. But now new campus rules, including formal contracts that mandate drug testing and other stipulations, are making it harder to get – and share – medication. Here’s The New York Times’ story.
  • Think our uncompromising Congress is bad? Over in Venezuela, lawmakers were kicking, punching and shoving one another over a post-election conflict between the heirs and enemies of deceased President Hugo Chavez, according to The Globe and Mail.




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