Inside the Daily Planet, 12/14/07


KQRS bigotry unites communities of color 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 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! 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 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 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 by Don Fraser, TC Daily Planet