Today in the Daily Planet, 8/12/07

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HEADLINES

“First Green single family home in Minneapolis”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/5894
by Carol Jensen, The Northeaster
Home features geothermal heating system and much more.

“‘I Hadn’t Planned to Lose Everything'”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/6048
by Joe Bodell, Minnesota Monitor
Congressional Hearing on Predatory Lending

“Bridge collapse coverage”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/5936
Staff, TC Daily Planet and community media partners
Additional and earlier coverage of I-35W collapse.

INSIDE THE DAILY PLANET
Readers, Writers and Books

“Finds from the shelves”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/6042
by Glenda Martin, Minnesota Women’s Press
Glenda Martin picks from the Women’s Press’ bookshelves

“Casa de Esperanza and the children”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/5981
by Marco Fernández Landoni, La Prensa de Minnesota
Elena and the Magic Beans is more than a children’s book.

“Food Fight The Citizen’s Guide to a Food and Farm Bill”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/6043
by Brian Devore, Land Stewardship Project
The food industry spends $15 billion per year marketing to children. The Federal School Lunch Program spends only $7 billion feeding school children.

NEW IN BLOGS

“A Northside Challenger?”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/6049
by Craig Cox, Ballot Box

“Left foot out the driver’s side window”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/6050
by Jay Kelly, The Head Fake

NEW IN VOICES

“Bridges to somewhere”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/6047
Staff, Minnesota Daily
The bridge collapse provides an opportunity to examine our nation’s infrastructure.