Today in the Daily Planet, 8/2/07

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With the rest of the Twin Cities and the world, the Daily Planet is watching the unfolding disaster of the I-35W bridge collapse. Our thoughts are with the victims of the collapse and their families. For coverage of the disaster, we refer our readers to WCCO, KARE-11, KSTP, the Star Tribune, the Pioneer Press and Minnesota Public Radio.

“Karmel Mall Merchants Lock Horns”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/5909
by Abdiaziz Ahmed, Mshale
Conflict with Basim Sabri heats up, with charges of threats and harassment by landlord.

“A Sigh of Relief for Liberians: House Extends Key Immigration Benefit”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/5907
by Abdi Aynte, Minnesota Monitor
Only one-year extension for Temporary Protected Status approved.

“Residents learn about LRT plans”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node.5870
by Dave Healy, Park Bugle
Most St. Paul residents and business owners know that light-rail transit (LRT) is coming to this neck of the woods, but many are confused about the details.

INSIDE THE DAILY PLANET
VIEWS AND REVIEWS

“Uptown Art Fair takes the stage August 3 – 5”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/5888
By Jacqueline Varriano, Uptown Neighborhood News

“All’s fair in art and Loring Park”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/5908
By Michael Metzger, Downtown Journal

“Powderhorn Park Art Fair”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/5884

“Hiroshima Nagasaki Commemoration”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/5587
From Women in Black and the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom

“Descendant of Dragons”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/5902
By Tom LaVenture, Asian American Press

“Charlie Parr coming to the Turf Club”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/5847
by Matt Johnson, Special to the TC Daily Planet

“Trialogue: Mary Griep and Jantje Visscher at the MIA”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/5893
by Michael Fallon, MN Artists

NEW IN BLOGS

“Stephen Jay Gould”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/5911
by Eleanor Arnason, Facts and Fictions

“An interfaith picnic: different faiths, common values”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/5912
by Abdi Aynte, Minnesota Monitor
Small steps toward understanding begin at the lake.

NEW IN VOICES

“Who are we arming now?”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/5900
by Eric Black, Minnesota Monitor
Some ‘moderate’ Mideast states to which Bush would sell advanced weaponry are anything but moderate.

“Just say no to animal circuses in Minneapolis”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/5895
by Kerry Ashmore, The Northeaster