Daily Planet headlines: In media, Latino stereotypes abound

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“Gang leaders, undocumented immigrants and hot salsa singers: Latinos in the media”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/8537
by Teresa Ortiz, TC Daily Planet
The Minnesotano Media Empowerment Project reports on Minnesota media portrayal of Latinos and how close it comes to the Hollywood stereotypes.

“Republicans repudiate single-payer health care”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/8569
by Andy Birkey, Minnesota Monitor
Republicans in the Minnesota House of Representatives released their plan for health care reform in the state on Tuesday. Attacking single-payer systems and government-sponsored programs, they claimed that freedom of choice and competition are the only solution to to rising health care prices and a growing number of uninsured Minnesotans.

“Unity Apartments start-up creates ‘very awkward position'”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/8571
by Gail Olson, The Northeaster
Its new building name is “Unity,” but so far the owners of 2611 Central Ave. NE have found discord, instead.

INSIDE THE DAILY PLANET

“As deadline approaches, Minneapolis teachers call for fair contract”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/8566
by Steve Share, Workday Minnesota
More than 200 Minneapolis teachers marched in front of school district offices and then into the School Board meeting Tuesday, calling on the board to negotiate a fair contract.

“Global warming a ‘hot topic’ within ski industry”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/8544
by Dan Haugen, Minnesota Monitor
It’s the reason some call it white gold: Our early season snowfall has meant a flurry of business for the state’s skiing and snowboarding industry.

NEW IN BLOGS

“Venezuela: Reality versus reporting”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/8586
by Patrick Leet, TC Daily Planet

NEW IN VOICES

“Funny money”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/8583
by Jodie Maruska, Minnesota Women’s Press
I will level with you. Having me write about money is a bit like having Britney Spears write about parenting. I love my money dearly, but, because of some poor choices, I’ve temporarily lost custody. How often have I found myself buying a new sweater or pair of shoes that I can’t afford and thinking afterwards, “Oops, I did it again?”

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