Today in the Daily Planet, 7/16/07



“Northland Poster Collective to remain open”:
By Erin Wisness, Special to the TC Daily Planet
A June decision to close was met with “howls of protest from all across the country” and followed by a surge of donations and sales that convinced the collective to remain open.

“Battle at the Sexton”:
By Michelle Bruch, Downtown Journal
Allegations of fraud and misappropriation leave residents in the middle.

“Supreme Court ruling raises issue of ‘resegregation’ in Minnesota schools”:
By Abdi Aynte (with contribution by Isaac Peterson), Minnesota Monitor
Minnesota’s ‘voluntary de-segregation’ is not working, due to residential segregation.


“U of M president dishes about budget”:
By Mitch Anderson, Minnesota Daily
Rappin’ with Robert: a Q&A with Bob Bruininks

“Young women take initiative to dispel negative images”:
By Susan Budig, Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder
Girls In Motion is their vehicle for community service and personal growth.

“Birdman of Lauderdale”:
By Clay Christensen, Park Bugle
He started talking to owls 20 years ago.


“Vang Pao and the U.S. government, marriage and betrayal”:
By Chong Jones, Hmong Times
A detailed analysis of what happened in Laos 30+ years ago and why it matters today.

“What will it take for Black men to heal?”:
By Mac Walton, Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder
A program just for us: a Black employment and leadership program