Morning Links for Wednesday, August 3

Paul Ryan struggles in “TrumpWorld,” Scott Walker keeps it “Frozen,” skydivers crash in East Troy and meteors prepare to put on a aerial show.

Not Quite There Yet: Wisconsin gets a cameo in today’s episode of the “TrumpWorld” telenovela. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump refused to endorse the state’s highest-ranking Republican, U.S. Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, sending Reince Priebus, son of Kenosha and the GOP national chairman, into a rage. To add to the plotline, Trump and his running mate, Mike Pence, are coming to Green Bay on Friday. Wisconsin U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson, in a tight reelection battle, won’t join the presidential hopeful of his own party when he visits his state, according to reports.

Let It Be: Gov. Scott Walker likes the tuition freeze that’s been in effect for four years at UW campuses statewide, and signaled that he’ll push to keep it frozen for two more years.

Para-shoot!: Two experience skydivers suffered serious but not life-threatening injuries in a jump gone wrong in East Troy Monday.

Stars align: Rio will give us plenty to watch in coming weeks, but so will the sky. Record displays of Perseid meteors predicted.








Daniel Simmons grew up in St. Paul, Minn., the “good twin” city. He started his writing career covering the midsection for the Mayo Clinic. Since then he’s written about human smuggling by sea in San Diego, the coyote invasion of Chicago and the political circus in Madison. He also got to write about his childhood idol, Larry Bird, for Runners World. He’s the managing editor.