Morning Links for April 8, 2016

What we’re reading on Friday morning. An off-duty Milwaukee firefighter slammed into an Uber minivan and killed both the driver and passenger after the Brewers season opener. Alcohol was allegedly a factor. Add Milwaukee to the list of cities with instant gratification in the form of same-day Amazon Fulfillment. Joe McCarthy ally Roy Cohn was an important mentor for Donald Trump, says Politico. An interesting scoop in the Wisconsin Gazette: the effort by aldermen Ashanti Hamilton and Tony Zielinski to oust Common Council President Michael Murphy. A study on what happens when people have face to face conversations about LGBT…

What we’re reading on Friday morning.

An off-duty Milwaukee firefighter slammed into an Uber minivan and killed both the driver and passenger after the Brewers season opener. Alcohol was allegedly a factor.

Add Milwaukee to the list of cities with instant gratification in the form of same-day Amazon Fulfillment.

Joe McCarthy ally Roy Cohn was an important mentor for Donald Trump, says Politico.

An interesting scoop in the Wisconsin Gazette: the effort by aldermen Ashanti Hamilton and Tony Zielinski to oust Common Council President Michael Murphy.

A study on what happens when people have face to face conversations about LGBT issues.

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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, senior 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. For the magazine, Matt has written about city government, schools, religion, coffee roasters and Congress.