Today in the Daily Planet, 7/17/07

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HEADLINES

“Airport Cabbies’ Suit Sees Similarities in Amish Case”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/5629
By Abdi Aynte, Minnesota Monitor
Cabbies cite a 1990 Minnesota Supreme Court ruling on Amish buggies, and also cite discrimination in comparison to mostly-white limo drivers.

“NextGen Energy Board looks to bridge the gap”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/5556
By Katie Anderson, Special to the TC Daily Planet
A group of legislators and citizens banded together to discuss renewable energy for Minnesota as NextGen Energy Board.

“Community support continues to grow”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/5613
By Wameng Moua, Hmong Today
A month later, prosecutors still stand firm on case, but so does Hmong community.

INSIDE THE DAILY PLANET

“MAPE members raise funds for cafeteria workers”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/5637
Staff, Workday Minnesota
Other union members are stepping up to support state cafeteria workers who were pushed out by new, non-union company.

“Using grants to go green”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/5632
By Kari VanDerVeen, Downtown Journal
Armed with $1,000 and a plan, a handful of community groups will work to make the city a little greener.

“Cityview students learn about World War II…from the experts”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/5518
By Gail Olson, North News
Brothers talk about what it was like to be African American in the U.S. military in the 1940s.

NEW IN VOICES

“Who will take over for Vang Pao?”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/5617
By Wameng Moua, Hmong Today

NEW IN BLOGS

“Biking through Oregon”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/5639
By Louis Mendoza, A journey across our America

“Writing about motherhood”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/5638
By Nanci Olesen, Mombo