Today in the Daily Planet, 9/7/07

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HEADLINES

“Minnesota union leaders denounce new Homeland Security/Social Security initiative”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/6552
by Dan Gordon, Special to the TC Daily Planet
Unions and immigrants say a new enforcement tactic targets both.

“2007 State Fair Poll shows support for gas tax hike”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/6538
by Mike Cook, Session Weekly
Gas tax increase favorable to majority of voters

“DFL Senate debate play-by-play”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/6555
by Joe Bodell, Minnesota Monitor
Blogging in real time, Joe Bodell finds few fireworks at forum for DFL Senate candidates.

INSIDE THE DAILY PLANET
“Selby JazzFest on September 8”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/6575
by Jennifer Holder, Special to the TC Daily Planet
Mychael Wright, the owner of Golden Thyme Coffee Shop, who is the “father of the fest” has described JazzFest as “the biggest backyard party in St. Paul.” Also this weekend: Funk at the Fred is a semester opening free concert at the Weisman. A Cultural Art Imbizo will feature local and global artwork on display and for sale, ethnic foods, live musical and dance performances, and a silent auction on Saturday afternoon in St Paul.

FOOD AND RESTAURANTS

“Uncommon food”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/6541
by Scott Schiefelbein, Uptown Neighborhood News
Bagels and locally grown food featured at Common Roots Cafe, which is also sponsoring a Big Night Out to support flooded farms on Saturday.

“Chado: The Way of Tea”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/6537
By Phyllis Louise Harris, Asian Pages
A Japanese Tea Master’s Almanac

“Always busy”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/6563
by Mary Sasa, Minnesota Women’s Press
Barbara Hunn – The matriarch of Keys Restaurants

NEW IN VOICES

“Is she the best?”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/6374
by Michele St. Martin, Minnesota Women’s Press
Getting the government we deserve

NEW IN BLOGS

“War”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/6549
by Eleanor Arnason, Facts and Fictions