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“Three Minneapolis libraries re-open!”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/8796
by Jennifer Holder, TC Daily Planet
To the delight of library staff and their loyal patrons, Roosevelt, Southeast and Webber Park public libraries reopened on Thursday, January 3. ‘It’s great to be back,’ exulted Eric Heideman, Southeast’s librarian. In all three libraries, within the first hour of doors opening at noon, patrons were using the services.

“U.S. science education: good but should be better”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/8788
by John Fitzgerald, Minnesota 2020
The results of an international test of high school science students are in.

“Lesbian couple to appeal decision in health club discrimination case”:http://www.tcdailyplanet.com.net/node/8825
by Andy Birkey, Minnesota Monitor
Amy and Sarah Monson are not backing down from their assertion that a failure to grant the couple a family membership at the Rochester Athletic Club is discrimination. On Dec. 31st, the couple filed papers with the Olmsted County District Court to start the appeal of a November lower court decision that found the policies of the fitness club legal under Minnesota law.


“Palmer leaves EZ post”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/news/8822
by Staff, Insight News
Jonathan Palmer last month wrapped up his assignment at Minneapolis Empowerment Zone, using up accrued vacation to ramp up his campaign for the DFL endorsement for House seat 58A. Palmer will challenge incumbent Joe Mullery, and school board member, Peggy Flanagan at the DFL precinct caucuses February 5th.

“Gitaa joins Books for Africa’s governing board”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/8824
by Edwin Okong’o, Mshale
In an apparent effort to reach out to the African community in the Twin Cities, Books For Africa, the St. Paul-based non-profit organization that sends donated books to Africa, appointed Mshale president and publisher, Tom Gitaa, to its board of directors.


“Life, planning and Highway 280”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/8764
by Dave Healy, Park Bugle
“Life,” wrote John Lennon, “is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.”


“Does God really watch out for widows, orphans, and the United States of America?”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/8820
by Steve Young, The Fifth Column