Inside the Daily Planet, 10/27/07


St. Paul City Council Debate: Ward 5 by Mike Wassenaar, SPNN Saint Paul City Council Candidates David Haas and Lee Helgen talk about issues facing Saint Paul and Ward 5 with SPNN’s Mike Wassenaar. The Saint Paul General Election is Tuesday, November 6, 2007. City looks nationally for light-rail ideas By Anna Ewart, Minnesota Daily The University wouldn’t be the first U.S. university to have a light-rail train on campus. Responding to HIV Infection in the Ethiopian Community by Pomi Tefera, KFAI Pomi Tefera reported on growing up bi-culturally as an Ethiopian-American as part of KFAI’s Youth News program in 2006. She returned in 2007 to cover the Twin Cities Ethiopian community response to a rise in HIV infection rates among Ethiopians. She goes to Cretin-Derham Hall High School in Saint Paul, and when she’s not reporting on her community, writes and performs her own poetry. NEW IN VOICES New sanctions against Iran will accomplish nothing by William O. Beeman, New American Media The Bush administration declared new economic sanctions against Iran Oct. 25. The sanctions, announced by Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, like those already in place, will accomplish nothing except to increase international tensions. NEW IN BLOGS Lessons from green roofs at St. Paul and Elk River schools by Joe Nathan, School Talk