Today in the Daily Planet, 10/6/07

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“Bottle baby”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/7143
by Michele St. Martin, Minnesota Women’s Press
It’s 100 percent preventable. So why are hundreds of Minnesota babies born with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) each year?

“SNG looks to rebuild after financial collapse”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/7043
By Jeremy Stratton, The Bridge
Staff laid off as NRP penalty and financial problems surface

“Minnesota immigrants climbing educational, economic ladder”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/7020
by Abdi Aynte, Minnesota Monitor
As a new, unskilled immigrant from Congo, Kathy Komba was told that the only job she could do is to clean office buildings overnight. A friend of a friend hired her as a janitor in Minneapolis.

INSIDE THE DAILY PLANET

“The Pillowman: Review”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/7131
by Michael Opperman, Special to the TC Daily Planet
Martin’s McDonagh’s The Pillowman is a blend of anti-totalitarian agitprop, surreal Kafkaesque narrative, and ripped-from-the-headlines crime story. Thematically and structurally, the play is a challenge to stage. Wendy Knox and Frank Theater’s production at the Guthrie is both compelling and uneven.

“University of Minnesota ups its horsepower”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/7137
by Anne Holzman, Park Bugle
The University of Minnesota veterinary school has long held its own in treating, teaching about and researching horses, but it has never had a building dedicated solely to equine programs.

“Meet John Kislinger, the eternal optimist”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/7135
by Jacqueline Varriano, Uptown Neighborhood News
This October marks the 20th anniversary of Seasons in Calhoun, currently the only kiosk to serve shoppers in Calhoun Square. While it may seem daunting to be the only kiosk in what appears to be a dying mall, John Kislinger has nothing but high hopes for all things Calhoun.

NEW IN VOICES
“Pregnant pause”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/7147
by Michele St. Martin, Minnesota Women’s Press
On writing about Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

NEW IN BLOGS

“Free Speech Makes for Strange Bedfellows”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/7132
by Steve Young, The Fifth Column