Morning Links for Aug. 26, 2016

Reince Priebus, Leon Young, baby simulators and Paul Ryan.

What we’re reading on Friday morning.

Two nuns were killed in their home in Mississippi, including a Wisconsin native.

The 10-20-30 plan to direct federal funding to impoverished areas has become a political curiosity.

The New York Times Magazine now has a weekly interview thing with Reince Priebus. In this installment, he shares advice on fireworks.

After Sherman Park, State Rep. Leon Young (D-Milwaukee), a former police officer, is proposing that state law require MPD to hire 40 percent of new cops from low-income zip codes.

Odd medical study of the day: “Baby simulator” programs at schools may actually backfire.



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.