Morning Links for Nov. 13 2014

We recommend one dose of Morning Links taken with coffee.  U.S. Postal Service workers in Wisconsin will join other postal service workers across the nation in protesting postal center closures. In January, centers in Eau Claire, LaCrosse, Wausau and Madison are set to close.  Members of the Milwaukee Common Council have warmed up to the idea of a Milwaukee-based running festival, which organizers have proposed for next November.  Does Milwaukee have a maximum capacity for “high-end” apartments? These developers will soon find out. In a-d-o-r-a-b-l-e news: Did you know the city’s Housing Authority has an annual spelling bee? Now you…

We recommend one dose of Morning Links taken with coffee. 

  • U.S. Postal Service workers in Wisconsin will join other postal service workers across the nation in protesting postal center closures. In January, centers in Eau Claire, LaCrosse, Wausau and Madison are set to close. 
  • Members of the Milwaukee Common Council have warmed up to the idea of a Milwaukee-based running festival, which organizers have proposed for next November. 
  • Does Milwaukee have a maximum capacity for “high-end” apartments? These developers will soon find out.
  • In a-d-o-r-a-b-l-e news: Did you know the city’s Housing Authority has an annual spelling bee? Now you do, and the corresponding video offers heavy doses of cute.  
  • Police arrested 48 members of a heroin ring following an investigation that began last year. Police estimate that the group was bringing in at least $4,000 per day from selling the drug. 

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Claire Hanan worked at the magazine as an editor from 2012-2017. She edited the Culture section and wrote stories about all sorts of topics, including the arts, fashion, politics and more. In 2016, she was a finalist for best profile writing at the City and Regional Magazine Awards for her story "In A Flash." In 2014, she won the the Milwaukee Press gold award for best public service story for editing "Handle With Care," a service package about aging in Milwaukee. Before all this, she attended the University of Missouri's School of Journalism and New York University's Summer Publishing Institute.