“Bellecourt blasts KQRS for disguising racism as entertainment”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/8538
by Katrina Plotz, TC Daily Planet
Overlooking 35W and 94th St. in Bloomington, a billboard for KQRS radio reads ‘Our Lawyer is Always Busy.’ According to protesters who gathered outside station headquarters last week, KQRS has a battle on its hands. On December 6, more than 75 people braved single-digit temperatures to demand that the classic rock station fire popular morning DJs Tom Barnard and Terri Traen for derogatory statements they made about American Indians more than two months ago.
“Push polling in the West Metro…already?”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/8529
by Joe Bodell, Minnesota Monitor
Do you want your tax dollars paying to educate the children of illegal immigrants?
“Seward Co-op breaks ground on Riverside Market site”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/8513
by Jeremy Stratton and Chris Stedman, The Bridge
Project funding includes first assistance from city’s ‘Great Streets’ program
INSIDE THE DAILY PLANET
“KQRS bigotry unites communities of color”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/8539
by Vickie Evans-Nash, Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder
Protesters demand resignation of Twin Cities’ own Don Imus
Food and restaurants
“Safari & Safari Express present world class African food”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/8465
by Al McFarlane and B.P Ford, Insight News
Hashi brothers’ African food concept is absolutely, unequivocally excellent
“Sunny Kwan’s fortune cookie recipe – revealed!”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/8515
by Jeremy Iggers, Breaking Bread/The Rake
I got Sunny Kwan’s secret fortune cookie recipe – and I am going to share it. Sunday night, the missus and me stopped off to take on a little ballast at the Keefer Court Bakery and Café at Cedar and Riverside before our pilgrimage to the annual Brave Combo Christmas concert at the Cedar Theater — you wouldn’t want to do the chicken dance on an empty stomach, don’t you know.
“Local bars, restaurants deal with costs of recycling”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/8518
by Joy Petersen, Minnesota Daily
Some campus-area bars choose not to recycle due to higher costs and less convenience.
NEW IN VOICES
“U of M gets more money it doesn’t need, while Minneapolis schools are struggling”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/8466
by Dwight Hobbes, Insight News
Once again, the University of Minnesota benefits from funding-source rocket scientists having lost what little mind they ever had in the first place. It was announced Oct. 19 – and quite gleefully – by the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux that the tribe had given the U of M/Twin Cities Campus $12.5 million. Ten million to build the forthcoming TCF Stadium, with the other $2.5 earmarked for a cosmetic shell-game approximation of helping Native students enter the school. Now, UnitedHealth Group Inc. has announced that it will give the University of Minnesota a cool $3 million. This supposedly in the interest of donating $100 million over the next ten years to Minnesota groups involved in education, health and social well-being.
NEW IN BLOGS
“Class size matters”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/8547
by Don Fraser, TC Daily Planet