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Morning Links for Aug. 21, 2014
A vigil for journalist Jim Foley, plus Twinkies, Sue Black and MKE's comparison to Portland.
What we're reading this morning is what you should be reading, too: Marquette University is holding a vigil for journalist Jim Foley, who graduated from MU in 1996. The vigil is scheduled for 6 p.m. on Tuesday, August 26 on the MU campus.   One of the bakeries that produces the ever-popular Twinkies bakery item is closing, putting 400 people out of work. The good news is there are still ...
Ann Christenson
Morning Links for Aug. 20, 2014
Today's Morning Links brings you the latest.
Here’s a mix of news for your morning wake-up. The Islamic State posted a video on Tuesday that appeared to show the beheading of Marquette University graduate, James Foley. Intelligence officers are now studying the video.  A Milwaukee man singled out Gov. Scott Walker’s son and sent threatening messages to him on Twitter. Robert Peffer is due in court on Monday. If you missed those revved-up, roundy-round cars this ...
Aimee Robinson
Pet Adoption Campaign Features Local Personalities
Hugs and hair abound.
Milwaukee Animal Alliance's "Adopt Local" campaign features some familiar (human) faces and at least one celebrity cat. So many, in fact, that local celebs-hugging-animals could be Milwaukee's very own charitable meme. Sheriff David Clarke, Alderman Bob Donovan, Midwest Roller Derby Collective skaters Bonesy and Dollface, and quite a few more, round out the humans paired with some adorable four-legged models, all of which have been adopted. The campaign is intended to support local shelters and rescues ...
Claire Hanan
Master Instructor in Field Sobriety Testing Arrested
Captain with the Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office charged in Minnesota.
When Catherine Trimboli initially refused to perform a portable breath test (PBT) early Sunday morning, she knew what she was doing. According to a statement released today by Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke, the department captain was arrested on misdemeanor OWI charges at about 2:30 a.m. on Sunday in Red Wing, Minn., a small town southeast of St. Paul on the Mississippi River. In attempting to get in front of the story, Clarke has condemned the arrest and announced that he's ...
Matt Hrodey
Morning Links for Aug. 19, 2014
One bloody surprise.
Your daily menagerie of news bites. -  A Massachusetts man woke up to an unsettling surprise: a drunk, bloody stranger asleep on his couch. - A former Milwaukee County employee has been charged with six felony counts, including accepting bribes for contract work. - The Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism has found significant racial disparities in the state's special drug courts.   - Milwaukee Record has a nice read on local rocker Kinth's latest album.   - Protesters and police clashed again in ...
Claire Hanan
Morning Links for Aug. 18, 2014
Mo'ne Davis, public schools, BadgerCare and the latest from Ferguson, Missouri.
Good morning, and welcome to Monday. Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon ordered the National Guard to Ferguson as the ongoing unrest in the St. Louis suburb again escalated on Sunday night.  In Milwaukee, a rally was held Sunday in solidarity with protesters in Ferguson. The group assembled at Red Arrow Park, where on April 30, 31-year-old Dontre Hamilton was fatally shot by a Milwaukee police officer, reports the Journal Sentinel.  The ...
Dan Shafer
 
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Morning Links for Aug. 21, 2014
A vigil for journalist Jim Foley, plus Twinkies, Sue Black and MKE's comparison to Portland.
Ann Christenson | 8/21/2014
Morning Links for Aug. 20, 2014
Today's Morning Links brings you the latest.
Aimee Robinson | 8/20/2014
Pet Adoption Campaign Features Local Personalities
Hugs and hair abound.
Claire Hanan | 8/19/2014
Master Instructor in Field Sobriety Testing Arrested
Captain with the Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office charged in Minnesota.
Matt Hrodey | 8/19/2014
Morning Links for Aug. 19, 2014
One bloody surprise.
Claire Hanan | 8/19/2014
Morning Links for Aug. 18, 2014
Mo'ne Davis, public schools, BadgerCare and the latest from Ferguson, Missouri.
Dan Shafer | 8/18/2014
Morning Links for Aug. 15, 2014
Brad Schimel, the fatal robbery in Bayside and Tamara Grigsby.
Matt Hrodey | 8/15/2014
Morning Links for Aug. 14, 2014
The good, the bad and the criminal.
Claire Hanan | 8/14/2014
How Sheriff Clarke Won. Again.
Early results show the get-tough lawman sweeping the southern suburbs.
Matt Hrodey | 8/13/2014
Morning Links for Aug. 13, 2014
Soldiers, elections and swastikas.
Aimee Robinson | 8/13/2014
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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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