Inside the Daily Planet, 10/30/07

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Halloween haunts at Soap Factory, Mississippi River by Linda Lincoln, The Bridge Descend to the depths of the ‘scariest public basement in Southeast Minneapolis’ — or the banks of the Mississippi Levy – why bother? by John Fitzgerald, Minnesota 2020 Minnesota 2020 continues to examine state K-12 education funding and the resulting levy requests. On Oct. 12, we reported on the state’s inadequate investment in schools that led to 101 levy requests this year. On Oct. 22, we reported on the effect of levy requests on Twin Cities schools. On Oct. 24, we looked at several districts going to voters for levies for the first time. Today, we look at districts that know voters won’t support a levy increase. Youth News: HIV Infection in the African-American Community by MyChoice Daniel, KFAI MyChoice Daniel returned for a second summer as part of KFAI’s Youth News program. In 2006, she interviewed foster children, and what affect it had on their lives. In 2007, MyChoice is tackling the effect of HIV infection on African Americans. She will be entering her sophomore year at Patrick Henry High School in Minneapolis. NEW IN VOICES Southeast residents are more than ‘concerned’ about Grand Rounds proposal by Nancy Johnson Black, The Bridge Residents are outraged over proposals that could take their homes. Next meeting NOVEMBER 1 NEW IN BLOGS A story of great NEED by Paul Schmelzer, Eyeteeth