Today in the Daily Planet, 7/7/07



“Gathering the Movement in North Minneapolis”:
By Isaac Peterson, Minnesota Monitor
Community unites to fight North Side gun violence

“Senators give Minnesota protected areas a boost”:
by Tom Elko, Sky Blue Waters

“Central Corridor LRT: What are Non Profits Saying?”:
By Jason Patrick, KFAI
Listen to non-profit leaders talking about light rail in the Central Corridor.

From our calendar: The incomparable Jomo Tar-V (trumpeter and singer) brings the Blues back to the Capri Theater, 2027 W. Broadway, Minneapolis on Saturday, July 7, with his band Reflections of Time featuring special guest Ginger Patterson. Admission at the door is $10 adults, $5 for youth. For more information visit the Capri Theater website.

“Union leaders laud tentative state agreements”:
By Staff, Workday Minnesota
AFSCME and MAPE reach contract agreements with state of Minnesota.

“U loses bid for biofuel grant”:
Some officials criticized the Department of Energy’s ties with the winning institutions.
By Justin Horwath, Minnesota Daily

“United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture”:
By Bashe Said, African News Journal


“A dollar for democracy”:
Minnesota Daily Editorial, Minnesota Daily
Sen. Obama has also been receiving small donations, many times under $25.

“I and Thou for business”:
By Stephen B. Young, Special to the TC Daily Planet