Morning Links for March 18

What we’re reading on Friday morning. Politifact concludes that County Executive Chris Abele may have spoken in haste when he lowballed attendance at the Domes and overstated its cost to county taxpayers. We’ve promoted it in this space before, and now the Milwaukee Record has real coverage: There will be a small, by definition, Diorama festival in March. The Midwest Gaming Classic is coming to the Brookfield Sheraton in April. In anticipation, the Band of Gamers podcast has interviewed one of the local founders. The CDC says 1 in 7 kids have a mental disorder. Reactions to the $50-a-pop Screening Room…

What we’re reading on Friday morning.

Politifact concludes that County Executive Chris Abele may have spoken in haste when he lowballed attendance at the Domes and overstated its cost to county taxpayers.

We’ve promoted it in this space before, and now the Milwaukee Record has real coverage: There will be a small, by definition, Diorama festival in March.

The Midwest Gaming Classic is coming to the Brookfield Sheraton in April. In anticipation, the Band of Gamers podcast has interviewed one of the local founders.

The CDC says 1 in 7 kids have a mental disorder.

Reactions to the $50-a-pop Screening Room thing to see new movies at home are mixed.

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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.