Today in the Daily Planet, 7/27/07


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If you can read only one article today – read Rich Broderick’s blog on the decades-long taconite/asbestosis scandal.
“Dianne Mandernach’s Stations of the Cross”:
By Rich Broderick


“March to focus on children of deported workers”:
By Elliot Ward, Workday Minnesota
Sunday march highlights hardships of children left behind.

“PiPress Veteran Tomson, Peiken to Take Buyout”:
by Paul Schmelzer, Minnesota Monitor
More than a dozen buyouts and two lay-offs announced at PiPress.

“Minnesotans Pitch Tents at Coleman’s St. Paul Office to Protest War”:
By Katrina Plotz, Special to the TC Daily Planet
Anti-war protesters say, “Congress won’t end the war unless we make them.”

“Minneapolis City Council approves sale of municipal parking ramps”:
By Liz Riggs, The Bridge
City’s windfall could mean job loss for ramp employees.


“Portrait of the Artist as a Young Woman”:
By Erin Wisness, Special to the TC Daily Planet
New exhibit features founding Minnesota women artists


“Totino’s customers get ravioli reprieve”:
By John O’Brien, The Bridge
Central Avenue stalwart delays closing.

“Big Daddy is back!”:
By Jeremy Iggers, The Rake: Breaking Bread

“Japanese Foods That Heal…a guide to healthful eating”:
By Phyllis Louise Harris, Asian Pages

“Locally grown, year-round”:
By Jeremy Iggers, The Rake: Breaking Bread


“Does the Pawlenty for Veep idea ‘border on delusional?'”:
By Eric Black, Minnesota Monitor
Did he have a chance before the McCain campaign folded? And does he have a chance now?

“What will it take for Black men to heal? – Part 5 in a Series”:
By Mac Walton, Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder
High unemployment (and underemployment) leads to financial poverty.

“My dad, Floyd B. Olson, and the 1951 Minneapolis school janitors strike”:
By Elizabeth Faue, Minneapolis Labor Review