Morning Links for Dec. 6, 2016

The Pentagon, Beyonce, cranberries.

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  • Beyonce leads the pack of Grammy-award nominees with nine nominations, including best rock performance for “Don’t Hurt Yourself.” 
  • Cranberry growers in Wisconsin have more cranberries than they know what to do with. 
  • Could Milwaukee’s North Side become the new Menomonee Valley as a jobs destination? Some leaders hope so. 
  • America’s search engine uses tons of energy (like an entire major city’s worth), but the company has plans to use “entirely renewable” energy sources as early as 2017. 
  • The Pentagon committed a $125 billion whoopsie by suppressing study results that said they could have saved that staggering amount over the course of five years by cutting wasteful spending.  

 

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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.