Today in the Daily Planet, 10/14/07



“Hearing on Atrazine raises questions about use in Minnesota”:
by Colette Davidson
‘Save the Sperm! Ban Atrazine!’ That was the call from Rep. Ken Tschumper during a press conference before a Minnesota Senate hearing on Atrazine and public health.

“Rochester bus drivers win union”:
By Steve Share, Workday Minnesota
They voted. They waited 46 days for the results. And this Sunday they plan a party to celebrate. Bus operators and dispatchers at Rochester City Lines voted overwhelmingly Aug. 18 in a National Labor Relations Board election to unionize and become members of Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1005.

“Trailblazing Black coach honored at Macalester”:
by Charles Hallman, Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder
Most — but not all — of Don Hudson’s memories are good


“Delinquent landlords restricted”:
by Joy Petersen, Minnesota Daily
Come January, landlords will lose licenses for withholding settlement payments.

“Birdman of Lauderdale”:
by Clay Christensen, Park Bugle
I watched a lady take a shower the other morning out on our front lawn.

“African Day at the Mall of America”:
by Helen, Mshale
Saturday October 6th was the close-out day for the Pan African Trade and Investment Summit, fittingly titled African Day.


“Immigrants’ success a good case for Dream Act revival”:
by Abdi Aynte, Abdi’s Blog


“‘No New Investment’ = Substandard schools”:
by John Fitzgerald, Minnesota 2020
Nobody likes paying taxes, but if we want to live in a civil society we have to pool our money to invest in needs. We need bridges and police and firefighters. We need judges and airports and soldiers.