Today in the Daily Planet, 7/3/07

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HEADLINES

“Drinking across the river in Minneapolis”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/5368
by Rich Broderick, Special to the TC Daily Planet
Minneapolis, which draws its drinking water from the Mississippi, is upgrading its water filtration. (One in a series of articles on water quality)

“Mixed emotions on East Lake Street”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/5418
By Anna Pratt, The Bridge
For some Lake Street businesses, the construction has been a road block for customers. Others have weathered the work.

“Congressman Ellison’s Weekly Update (06-25-07)”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/5385
By Lauretta T. Dawolo, KFAI
Listen to Keith Ellison’s account of current issues.

INSIDE THE DAILY PLANET

“Northeast Parade”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/5409
By Jeannine Pohl, Special to the TC Daily Planet
Northeast Minneapolis joined together for the 78th year in a row to parade down Central Avenue. The crowds kept up the energy through the five hours of princesses, marching bands, and unicyclists.

“A man and his dog: disproving myths for reluctant cabdrivers”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/5427
By Abdi Aynte, Minnesota Monitor
Drivers welcome training about guide dogs.

“Union urges boycott of state Capitol cafeterias”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/5395
By Barb Kucera, Workday Minnesota
State awards food service contract to non-union employer, beginning worker lay-offs.

NEW IN VOICES

“Democrats, a coalition of labor unions, and the Left betray the immigrants they claim to represent”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/5417
By Alberto Monserrate, La Prensa de Minnesota

NEW IN BLOGS

“Nos vemos: I’m heading down the road”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/5419
By Louis Mendoza