Today in the Daily Planet, 8/5/07

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HEADLINES

“Disaster Training Since 9/11 Credited with Organized Rescue at Bridge”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/5947
by Andy Birkey, Minnesota Monitor
The tragedy of the I-35W bridge collapse Wednesday spotlighted the Twin Cities emergency management and first responder system.

“Elected officials connect with neighborhoods immediately affected by disaster”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/5949
by Jeremy Stratton, The Bridge
Recovery, transportation and ongoing investigation discussed

“Redistricting: Losing, Keeping Seat Too Close to Call”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/5860
by Joe Bodell, Minnesota Monitor
Looks like a very close race between Minnesota, South Carolina, North Carolina and Georgia.

“Salem and Lyndale Churches Announce Redevelopment Plan”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/5886
By Mary Ann Knox, Uptown Neighborhood News
Complex development plan will yield home for two churches, independent retailers and homeowners.

INSIDE THE DAILY PLANET
Readers, Writers and Books

“Riding the rails in the Twin Cities”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/5890
by Dave Healy, Park Bugle
Twin Cities by Trolley: The Streetcar in Minneapolis and St. Paul

BLOG“Gay Men and SF”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/5944
by Eleanor Arnason, Facts and Fictions

NEW IN BLOGS

“Wyoming adventures”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/5943
by Louis Mendoza, A Journey Across Our America

“Coming Home to the Bridge”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/5945
By Nanci Olesen, Mombo

NEW IN VOICES

“Bridge disaster is a taste of routine Iraq reality”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/5941
By John Hoff, Minnesota Daily

“A million reasons for Vermilion”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/5896
Staff, Minnesota Daily
The state should do everything it can to make Lake Vermilion the next state park.