Morning Links for Sept. 2 2014

We have a feeling we’re not the only ones ill-prepared for this summer’s end.  The President was in town for yesterday’s Labor Fest, and he used the opportunity to call for an increase in the minimum wage.  Tom Nardelli, Gov. Walker’s chief-of-staff during the County Executive days and former alderman, has passed away at the age of 70.  Urban Milwaukee asks, could Milwaukee be the next Ferguson?   Thirty-two teenagers escaped a detention center in Nashville.  Former House Majority leader Eric Cantor has taken a job at a 7-year-old Wall Street firm.  Comments comments

We have a feeling we’re not the only ones ill-prepared for this summer’s end. 

  • The President was in town for yesterday’s Labor Fest, and he used the opportunity to call for an increase in the minimum wage. 
  • Tom Nardelli, Gov. Walker’s chief-of-staff during the County Executive days and former alderman, has passed away at the age of 70. 
  • Urban Milwaukee asks, could Milwaukee be the next Ferguson?  
  • Thirty-two teenagers escaped a detention center in Nashville
  • Former House Majority leader Eric Cantor has taken a job at a 7-year-old Wall Street firm. 

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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.