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Morning Links for Sept. 19, 2014
Drugged drinks, plagiarism and a huge black hole.
What we're reading on this Friday morning. Members of a UWM fraternity could be in big trouble for drugging drinks at a party last weekend, according to the Journal Sentinel. This story from Buzzfeed identifying what appears to be self-plagiarism within Mary Burke's jobs plan is causing waves, including the firing of a staffer. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, described by some as embattled, has found a new friend ...
Matt Hrodey
Morning Links for Sept. 18, 2014
Slender Man costumes, a local Chick-fil-A opening, and National Cheeseburger Day.
It's never too early in the day to read. In fact, the surgeon general prescribes it.  Slender Man costumes have been found on the racks of Halloween stores in Waukesha County, jsonline.com reports. This is in the wake of the May 31 stabbing of a girl in a Waukesha by two girls who told police they were trying to gain the favor of a fictitious character known as Slender Man. ...
Ann Christenson
Morning Links for Sept. 17, 2014
Little Free Library thievery, Christmas tree nominations and more.
All the news that is the news, here in our Morning Links.  Here’s what folks are saying about the new iPhone 6. Little Free Libraries across town are being cleaned out. The books are free, so technically it’s not stealing, “but they're not being a good neighbor,” says one Wauwatosa resident.  Despite the delinquency, the risk didn't stop one of our ...
Aimee Robinson
Marching Orders
Some soccer fans are taking a walk.
Yea, though they walk through the Valley of Menomonee… They’re calling it the Milwaukee Cup March, and it’s the latest visibility push by a grassroots movement to bring professional outdoor soccer to Milwaukee. Organized by the Milwaukee Soccer Development Group, the march’s immediate premise is simple. Gather at the Twisted Fisherman 5 p.m. Wednesday, have a few drinks and snacks while listening to some soccer-savvy speakers, then walk to watch Marquette play UW-Milwaukee at MU’s Valley Fields. And, in ...
Howie Magner
Morning Links for Sept. 16, 2014
U.S. troops to West Africa, the NFL's new lobbyist and more.
Our gentle suggestions for your morning reading:  The state's Department of Public Instruction has released its annual report cards that provide data on student achievement, post-secondary readiness and other measures of success. Across the state, many districts scored well. Milwaukee Public Schools' performance, however, was another story.  According to The New York Times, President Obama will announce today that the U.S. will send 3,000 troops to West Africa to help quell ...
Claire Hanan
Morning Links for Sept. 15, 2014
News from the weekend in the sports world, transportation funding and drug testing in Wisconsin, and UWM's new building.
Good morning, and welcome to Monday. The Packers won in Lambeau against the Jets, the Brewers won the weekend series at Miller Park against the Reds, and Team USA crushed Serbia to win the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup. That about does it for good news in the sports world, or at least in the NFL. Ray Rice is appealing his suspension, Adrian Peterson and Greg Hardy were held out ...
Dan Shafer
 
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Morning Links for Sept. 19, 2014
Drugged drinks, plagiarism and a huge black hole.
Matt Hrodey | 9/19/2014
Morning Links for Sept. 18, 2014
Slender Man costumes, a local Chick-fil-A opening, and National Cheeseburger Day.
Ann Christenson | 9/18/2014
Morning Links for Sept. 17, 2014
Little Free Library thievery, Christmas tree nominations and more.
Aimee Robinson | 9/17/2014
Marching Orders
Some soccer fans are taking a walk.
Howie Magner | 9/16/2014
Morning Links for Sept. 16, 2014
U.S. troops to West Africa, the NFL's new lobbyist and more.
Claire Hanan | 9/16/2014
Morning Links for Sept. 15, 2014
News from the weekend in the sports world, transportation funding and drug testing in Wisconsin, and UWM's new building.
Dan Shafer | 9/15/2014
Morning Links for Sept. 12, 2014
Blood serum, John Doe emails and Gov. Scott Walker's "tough" race.
Matt Hrodey | 9/12/2014
Morning Links for Sept. 11, 2014
MKE ceremony for 9/11, Milwaukee Film Fest tickets, and the dining event 10 Days in Tosa.
Ann Christenson | 9/11/2014
Morning Links for Sept. 10, 2014
Pet turtles, car thefts and one big, fat check to the Wisconsin Humane Society.
Aimee Robinson | 9/10/2014
How the New "Structural Deficit" Stacks Up
Will Walker, and Wisconsin, regress to the mean?
Matt Hrodey | 9/9/2014
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Claire Hanan
Assistant Editor
Claire Hanan’s writing has appeared in FutureClaw Magazine, MSN.com (UK), Mizzou Magazine, and Vox magazine. She attended the University of Missouri’s School of Journalism and New York University’s Summer Publishing Institute. She enjoys writing about fashion and books, and joined Milwaukee Magazine as an assistant editor in 2012. 

Matt Hrodey
Associate Editor
Matt has written for Milwaukee Magazine since 2006, when he was a lowly intern. Since then, he’s held the posts of assistant news editor and, most recently, associate editor. He’s lived in South Carolina, Tennessee, Connecticut, Iowa, and Indiana but mostly in Wisconsin. He wants to do more fishing but has a hard time finding worms. He lives in Riverwest, where he was robbed once at gunpoint. For the magazine, Matt has written about city government, schools, neo-Nazi’s and real estate. If you have a news tip, call him at 414-287-4316.
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