Morning Links for May 26, 2016

Your morning medley.

Your Thursday reading.

  • The state has confirmed a new case of the Elizabethkingia infection, whose symptoms include fever, chills, shortness of breath and cellulitis. The infection typically afflicts people older than 65 with at least one other underlying serious illness. It’s the 61st case of its kind in Wisconsin.
  • “Saved by the Bell’s” Dustin Diamond is back behind bars. 
  • Donald Trump and Wisconsin son Rep. Paul Ryan spoke on the phone last night. Bloomberg puts the call in context and attempts to figure out exactly what was said. 
  • The new glass? Wood.
  • It might read like a Mad Libs if it weren’t true: A Pay-Pal co-founder and tech investor subsidized wrestler Hulk Hogan’s lawsuit against website Gawker. Hogan sued the site after it published a portion of his sex tape. In 2007, Gawker outed the investor, Peter Thiel, as gay.



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.