Today in the Daily Planet, 8/29/07

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HEADLINES

“Living like a refugee: From Sierra Leone to the Minnesota State Fair”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/6407
by Bashe Said, African News Journal
Sierra Leone’s Refugee All-Stars band brings memories & healing to immigrant communities.

“Health insurance: The big bump in the road to entrepreneurship”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/6395
by Lee Egerstrom, Minnesota
Limited access to health insurance and its daunting cost are discouraging Minnesotans from starting or expanding businesses and standing in the way of small towns seeking revitalization through entrepreneurship.

“TLC advocates for LRT on the new bridge”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/6404
by Suzanne Pekow, KFAI
Plans for a new I-35W bridge have some local politicians and city planners reconsidering the future of public transit in the Twin Cities. KFAI’s Suzanne Pekow spoke with Dave Van Hattum, Policy and Advocacy Program Manager for Tranit for Livable Communities (TLC) who says, “it makes sense to build this bridge for a long-term future.”

INSIDE THE DAILY PLANET

“Columbia Heights High School promotes assistant to principal”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/6392
by Gail Olson, The Northeaster
Andrew Beaton, Columbia Heights High School’s new principal, said he is confident that the school already has everything in place to help students succeed.

“Birdman of Lauderdale and the urban great blue heron”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/6391
by Clay Christenson, Park Bugle
A great blue heron’s visit prompts discussion of watering birds.

“One of ten”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/6372
by Michele St. Martin and Tara Mikenas, Minnesota Women’s Press
Jennifer Adams is an entrepreneur with a crescent wrench

NEW IN VOICES

“The Gonzales Legacy”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/6411
by Geoffrey Stone, Huffington Post

NEW IN BLOGS

“The Way out of Iraq is now in sight”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/6409
by Stephen B. Young, The Fifth Column