Inside the Daily Planet, 9/17/07


Generous helpings by Tracey Paska, Minnesota Women’s Press Using food to show we care Wynfred Russell’s Eye on OLM Presidency Edwin Okong’o, Mshale Scholar says he is in the race and promises a new direction for the Organization of Liberians in Minnesota. NEW IN BLOGS 30,000 by Rich Broderick, Ground Zero NEW IN VOICES Three Stooges and Three Branches of Government – Who Knows? by Joe Nathan, Special to the TC Daily Planet “September 17, 1787 is one of the most important, yet ironically one of the least known, dates in American history.” That’s what President Bill Clinton wrote, in a 1993 Presidential Proclamation, declaring September 17 “Constitution Day,” and the entire week, “Constitution week.” Did you know that September 17 is “Constitution Day?” Me neither. Government workers on strike by Stephanie Sarich, Special to the TC Daily Planet The University settled with their Teamster union workers, giving them a similar package to State workers – 3.25% plus anniversary “step” increases; our Civil Service workers also received a 3+ percent increase. But the University has refused to give the remaining unions a similar package.