Inside the Daily Planet, 12/8/07


Creating value through diversity Kurt Lawrason, Camden News On November 10 over 200 citizens gathered for the unveiling of the new logo and slogan for North Minneapolis at the Minneapolis Park Board Headquarters, overlooking the beautiful Mississippi River and stunning Minneapolis skyline! Present were residents, city officials, elected officials, Northside employees, business owners, neighborhood representatives and nonprofits to promote the Northside as a great place to live, work, play and learn.

High level Nigerian delegation visited Twin Cities Staff, African News Journal A high level delegation of Nigerian public officials including a member of Parliament who chairs the Housing Committee, Hon. Dr. Shehu Garba Matazu recently visited Concordia University. They were part of the Nigerian Executives who had come in the past months to Concordia for Strategic Leadership seminars. In May, this year, the first larger delegation arrived led by the former Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ibrahim Mantu.

Settlement is justice for Duy Ngo by Tom LaVenture, Asian American Press Nearly six years after Minneapolis Police Offer Duy Ngo was shot and nearly killed in the line of duty as an undercover, plainclothes officer with the Minnesota Gang Strike Force, he has reached a settlement with the City of Minneapolis. The City Council voted Monday to approve a $4.5 million settlement over police misconduct and the inappropriate use of a semi-automatic weapon by a fellow police officer in February 2003.

NEW IN VOICES Facebook isn’t your friend Staff, Minnesota Daily Jokes about stalking aside, Facebook wants to know more about you – much more.

Facebook was once a sanctuary for those who wanted a more restricted and less-creepy social networking site than MySpace. Now it’s doing everything it can to cash in on marketing and advertising opportunities, and our privacy is being sacrificed.