Morning Links for July 31 2013

One man who found fame in Milwaukee is leaving the city, while another famous son writes about why he’d never do so. Brandon Jennings finally doesn’t have to answer any more questions about his future in Milwaukee, because his future is now in Detroit. The Bucks have reportedly agreed to trade the point guard and onetime fan favorite to the Pistons, according to Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski. In return, Milwaukee gets guard Brandon Knight, forward Khris Middleton and center Slava Kravtsov. The move would leave only five players who were with the Bucks last season under contract with them for next…

One man who found fame in Milwaukee is leaving the city, while another famous son writes about why he’d never do so.

  • Brandon Jennings finally doesn’t have to answer any more questions about his future in Milwaukee, because his future is now in Detroit. The Bucks have reportedly agreed to trade the point guard and onetime fan favorite to the Pistons, according to Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski. In return, Milwaukee gets guard Brandon Knight, forward Khris Middleton and center Slava Kravtsov. The move would leave only five players who were with the Bucks last season under contract with them for next season. BrewHoop has a podcast about the move as well as reactions from national writers.
  • Ronnie Johnson, a longtime Milwaukee-area educator, now faces multiple sexual misconduct charges, many of them relating to children. Brown Deer police say their investigation could span more than a decade and include up to 30 child victims. WTMJ-AM 620 has more on the story.
  • Members of the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin in Oak Creek are holding a four-day commemoration and remembrance, which starts on Friday and culminates on Monday, the one-year anniversary of the infamous shooting. They’re encouraging the public to attend, and FOX 6 has more details about the planned events.
  • The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel continues its in-depth series on low water levels in Lake Michigan. Dan Egan’s latest piece takes a look at the impact of dredging and the failure to adequately address that impact.
  • And finally, Huffington Post has published a Love Letter to Milwaukee, and you may recognize the name of the author. It’s Bill Davidson of Harley-Davidson.

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Howie Magner is a former managing editor of Milwaukee Magazine who often writes about sports for the magazine.