Today in the Daily Planet, 9/14/07

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HEADLINES

“Seward Neighborhood Group in financial and organizational disarray”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/6712
By Jeremy Stratton, The Bridge
Staff laid off as extent of financial trouble surfaces

“Hope Community trains youth to organize for change”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/6715
by Vickie Evans-Nash, Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder
Hope Community celebrates 30 years of shelter, hospitality, and work with housing, community and youth.

“Key immigration benefit extended for Liberians”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/6716
by Abdi Aynte, Minnesota Monitor
Executive order gives another 18 months under Deferred Enforced Departure (DED).

INSIDE THE DAILY PLANET

“Smith Foundry Casts Many into a Second Chance in Life”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/6610
By Joyce Wisdom, The Lake Line
Everyone talks about recidivism within our penal system, but some businesses are doing something about it.

“African immigrants honored for entrepreneurial achievements, community service”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/6645
by Julia N. Opoti, Mshale
A non-profit organization started in Minnesota three years ago to help African immigrants entrepreneurs navigate a complicated U.S. financial system, honored some of them Saturday for their success in business.

“HAVA mandate for townships”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/6659
by Leeann Schutz, Session Weekly
A new law delays an election mandate for townships by two years.

NEW IN VOICES

“Urban residents pay the price for ‘traffic flow'”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/6642
by Linda Lincoln, The Bridge
‘Adaptable’ commuting may keep traffic flowing, but neighborhoods pay the price.

NEW IN BLOGS

“Somali Culture”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/6717
by Ali Egal, New Minnesotans Speak