Morning Links for August 5, 2015

The Archdiocese of Milwaukee will pay millions to abuse victims, a candlelight vigil tonight at the Sikh temple, Jon Stewart’s final Daily Show, and more.

Good morning, and welcome to Wednesday.

  • The Archdiocese of Milwaukee will pay $21 million to compensate 330 victims of childhood sexual abuse. According to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, “The agreement brings the total amount spent by the Milwaukee Archdiocese on its sexual abuse crisis over the years to more than $70 million.”
  • Tonight, people will gather at the Sikh temple in Oak Creek for a candlelight vigil to mark three years since a white supremacist shot and killed six people during a worship service.
  • WisPolitics reports Gov. Scott Walker will sign the Bucks arena bill into law at the Wisconsin State Fair on Wednesday, Aug. 12.
  • With a mere five full months to go before the Iowa caucus, Gov. Walker will participate in the first Republican presidential primary debate tomorrow night on Fox News.




Dan Shafer was the digital editor at Milwaukee Magazine. Dan joined the magazine as assistant editor in 2014 and wrote the November 2014 cover story, "Downtown Horizons." He's worked as a reporter at BizTimes Milwaukee and an editor at ThirdCoast Digest. Contact him at He's on Twitter @danshaferMKE.