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Breakfast Links: December 3, 2012

Post by dane101 on 12/3/2012 7:30am

Today is December 3, 2012. On this day in 1967, a surgical team headed by South African doctor Christiaan Barnard performed the world’s first human heart transplant on 53-year-old Louis Washkansky in Cape Town, South Africa. Washkansky’s new heart beat for 18 days before he died of pneumonia caused by a weakened immune system.

*BD: The John Doe investigation and a Rice Lake Harley dealer.

*MJS (paywall): Neglected WEDC taxpayer-financed loans grow to $12.2 million.

*CD: On the tollway to hell.

*WisWatch: Burlington leads the way in openness.

*UW: WORT show Monday will talk progressive radio with fired WTDY reporters.

*UW: FCC misplaces petitions to deny Milwaukee broadcasting licenses.

*WRN: DNR closes wolf hunt in another zone.

*WRN: Many Wisconsin farmers will qualify for disaster aid following warm spring and summer drought.

*MJS (paywall): Mining expert wants changes to mining company’s preferred version of bill.

*TDP: Beer Here: Baaad Boy Black Wheat Ale from 3 Sheeps Brewing.