Today in the Daily Planet, 8/25/07

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HEADLINES

“U of M workers authorize strike”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/6352
Staff, Workday Minnesota
Four AFSCME locals representing 3,500 campus workers in Minneapolis, St. Paul, Crookston and Duluth voted Thursday to authorize a strike.

“Making history at 1101 West Broadway”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/6284
Written by Gail Olson, North News
The developer calls it a building with character. According to old photos of 1101 West Broadway’s exterior, it’s also a building with a lot of North Side history.

“Tumult at City Pages”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/6338
by Paul Schmelzer, Minnesota Monitor
Film editor axed, cost-cutting memo leaked

INSIDE THE DAILY PLANET

“Chris Stewart: Black children are ‘cash cow’ income for many”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/6283
by Virginia Rybin, Insight News
The North Side Initiative is another attempt to improve the education of African-American children. Many others have failed or resulted in only minor progress.

“Resource Center of Americas suspends operations”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/6317
by Michael Moore, Union Advocate
The Resource Center of the Americas suspended operations Aug. 16 as a result of financial insolvency, halting the organization’s 25-year run as a premier anti-globalization activist group, watchdog and resource both in the Twin Cities and nationwide.

“Crossing the barriers”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/6290
by Bashe Said, African News Journal
Foreign health trained professionals are optimistic in their medical careers.

NEW IN VOICES

“Republicans install new Supreme Court priesthood”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/6339
by Karl B. Johnson, Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder
Brown reversal is the first casualty of their interpretive powers

NEW IN BLOGS

“A Longtime Force for Peace Receives Award”:http://www.tcdailyplanet/net/node/6354
by Abdi Aynte, Abdi’s Blog