Today in the Daily Planet, 8/22/07



“Hot, off the presses”:
by Paul Schmelzer, Minnesota Monitor
Former City Pages editor to launch hybrid web daily

“Declining Enrollment Dictates Closings”:
by Virginia Rybin, Insight News
North Side school enrollment dropped 43 percent from 2001 to 2006.

“Wanted: Input from commuters, residents on I-35W issues”:
by Michelle Bruch, Downtown Journal
Transportation officials are taking input on how best to manage traffic around the I-35W Bridge. All known victims’ bodies have been recovered.


“A North Side home for Radio Station KMOJ”:
by Nancy Sartor, North News
KMOJ-FM is moving again. But this time the community radio station may have found a permanent home back on the North Side.

“Her way: profile of Amy Salloway”:
by Pamela Henrickson, Minnesota Women’s Press
Solo performer Amy Salloway’s comedy has a serious edge to it

“Asian Pacific Council welcomes new leadership, budget and challenges”:
by Tom LaVenture, Asian American Press
The mission of the Council on Asian-Pacific Minnesotans is to be an advisor to policymakers, advocate for the community, and a builder of bridges


“As We Respond to Disasters, Let’s Get our Facts Straight”:
by Conrad deFiebre, Minnesota 2020
Myths and facts about highway and transportation funding and taxation

“Race a constant in liberal vs. conservative”:
by Matthew Little, Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder
The overriding factor, like the 800-pound gorilla lurking in the background, is always the matter of race.