Morning Links for August 13, 2015

Morning Links for August 13, 2015

Police Ambassadors, presidential DNA, and The Donald.

All the news that’s fit to link.

  • In 20th century presidential gossip news, DNA tests confirm that former President Warren G. Harding had a child with one of his mistresses, Nan Britton.
  • The Donald is now the leading Republican candidate in the Iowa polls, according to the Journal Sentinel. 
  • According to the Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service, a new program created by the mayor’s office and the police department called Police Ambassadors gives teens and young adults job-training experience, police academy training, and volunteer opportunities.
  • It’s a dog, it’s a robot, and it might soon be used for therapy to treat those with post-traumatic stress disorder, says Wired.
  • The president of the Navajo Nation has announced they will sue the Environmental Protection Agency over the contaminated waste water spill that has turned two rivers mustard yellow, and, they say, has affected the Navajo Nation’s agricultural industry.

 

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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.