Today in the Daily Planet, 7/4/07



“A global community in our own back yard”:
By Sanaphay Rattanavong, Asian American Press
Refugees from around the world call Minnesota home.

“St. Paul School System Launches ‘Contract with the Community'”:
By Isaac Peterson, Minnesota Monitor
School district has a new five-year Strategic Plan.

“My Minneapolis”:
By Tanya Schmid, Special to the TC Daily Planet
‘This series of photographs is meant to represent my view on Minneapolis as a whole. I began by biking all over Minneapolis and taking pictures of things that caught my eye or spoke to me in some unique way.’


“Celebrate the 4th of July at the riverfront’s Red, White and Boom party”:
By Linda Lincoln, The Bridge
Celebrate in Minneapolis on the riverfront (or in St. Paul on Harriet Island with Taste of Minnesota!)

“Wal-Mart pushed to improve poor civil rights record”:
Workday Minnesota
Community, faith and union leaders denounce civil rights record.

“St. Olaf Professor’s Promotion Sparks Criticism From Religious Right”:
By Andy Birkey, Minnesota Monitor
Hindu professor under attack for criticism of proselytizing.

“Taking a walk back in time”:
By Chros McDougall, Downtown Journal
Walking tours show off Minneapolis.


“Goodbye, Brown!”:
By Matthew Little, Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder

“Who Cares if Norm Coleman Smoked Pot? Norm Kent Does”:
By Jeff Fecke, Minnesota Monitor