“As talks continue, Hennepin County workers prepare for strike”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/6804
by Steve Share, Minneapolis Labor Review
“STRIKE!” The word echoed through the building, shouted by several hundred sign-waving AFSCME members.
“In Fighting Hunger, Ellison Goes on Food Stamps for a Week”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/6794
by Abdi Aynte, Minnesota Monitor
To make a point about poverty and food stamps, U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison plans to live on $21 this week—the national average for food stamp benefits.
“Will Northside development bring Northsiders jobs?”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/6789
by Vickie Evans-Nash, Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder
The top concern of the Harrison Neighborhood Association is whether Ryan Company’s project will offer employment opportunities to current residents.
INSIDE THE DAILY PLANET
“More murals coming – Corcoran paints on Lake Street tomorrow”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/6805
Corcoran Neighborhood Advocate
FOOD AND RESTAURANTS
by Bruce Schneier and Karen Cooper, The Mix
Traditional Nepali fare with modern sensibility
“Hungry hunt in the skyways”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/6795
by Tricia Cornell, Downtown Journal
I was wandering the skyways looking for lunch. Chances are, if you spend your noon hours Downtown, you’ve been there, too, taking unfamiliar turns, hoping whatever’s around the next corner will offer exactly what it is you don’t know you’re craving.
NEW IN VOICES
“Thoughts on the Larry Craig case”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/6788
by Michelle Gross
By now, most folks know that conservative Idaho senator Larry Craig pled guilty to a misdemeanor disorderly conduct charge in order to escape a more serious–and more embarrassing–charge that he solicited sex in the men’s restroom of our own Minneapolis-St. Paul airport. After years of observing the criminal justice system at work, it’s hard not to compare and contrast Craig’s predicament with that of many of the people we have assisted.
NEW IN BLOGS
“Obama: Senate vote on MoveOn ad a cheap political stunt”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/6806
by Paul Schmelzer, Eyeteeth