Morning Links for September 15, 2015

Morning Links for September 15, 2015

Russia in Syria, Walker in the polls, and an iPhone “doctor” who makes house calls.

Your early Tuesday newsy bits:

  • Gov. Walker’s campaign is clinging to its anti-labor rhetoric with his latest proposal that includes banning collective bargaining at the federal level in addition to reversing President Obama’s recent order that federal contractors must provide paid sick days. The Journal Sentinel has more on his latest proposals here, and ABC News has puzzled out the reasons behind his fall from frontrunner status. This morning, new polling data showed Ben Carson and Donald Trump are leading the Republian pack.  
  • The Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service rounds up the seven things you need to know about the Milwaukee Police Department’s new body cameras.
  • For reasons that are not entirely clear, the Russians appear to be setting up some sort of military base in Syria, reports CNN.
  • The Washington Post has more absurd twists in the case of the two British tourists who were murdered on a Thai island.
  • Wired profiles the New York City man who makes house calls to fix iPhones. 



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.