Good morning, and welcome to Monday. Wisconsin is the only state to see the life expectancy gap between black and white Americans widen from 1990-2009.  David Carr of the New York Times wrote about the uncertain future of newspapers after the recent “flurry of divestitures.” Meanwhile, Buzzfeed raised another $50 million in funding. The parents of […]

Good morning, and welcome to Monday.
  • Wisconsin is the only state to see the life expectancy gap between black and white Americans widen from 1990-2009. 

  • David Carr of the New York Times wrote about the uncertain future of newspapers after the recent “flurry of divestitures.” Meanwhile, Buzzfeed raised another $50 million in funding.

  • The parents of Darius Simmons, a 13-year-old boy shot and killed by an elderly neighbor, won their civil suit against 77-year-old John Spooner, who is serving life in prison.

  • On the Pine River Oxbow in Commonwealth Township, where people were tubing on the river, a man was threatening people with a shotgun, and, according to reports, was “claiming the river belonged to him and that he was “King of America”.” He was arrested.
  • Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon has released a new collaborative album under the moniker Jason Feathers, and it’s streaming at Pitchfork

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