Today in the Daily Planet, 9/9/07

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HEADLINES

“Death in ‘The Hallway to Hell'”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/6602
by Marco Fernández Landoni, La Prensa de Minnesota
A horrible death in the desert is just one of the many risks thousands of undocumented workers face in order to find their American Dream. Not many of them would ever imagine that death may find them in a prison cell, far from the desert and the coyotes, due to the lack of medical attention for a serious condition, while waiting to be removed from the country.

“Science scores show bruise on education’s apple”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/6570
by John Fitzgerald, Minnesota 2020
Minnesota schools need to produce high-quality scientists and mathematicians to fuel the state’s growing high-tech economy.

“Black journalists’ convention panel dissects meaning of race”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/6562
by Charles Hallman, Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder
Scientists, journalists grapple with myths, realities of color and creed

INSIDE THE DAILY PLANET
Readers, writers and books

“Black to the future”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/6368
by Stephani Maari Booker, Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder
Diversity-themed sci-fi/fantasy convention highlighted African American writers

“Water women”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/6564
by Norma Smith Olson, Minnesota Women’s Press
Nancy Scheibe is gathering women’s wisdom as she paddles down the Mississippi River

NEW IN BLOGS

“Vitter, Craig, and My Pen Pal, The Ethicist”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/6531
by Paul Schmelzer, Eyeteeth

NEW IN VOICES

“35W Bridge collapse and the culture of MNDOT”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/6505
by Tom Heuerman, View from Fargo

“Why St. Paul’s ‘Bridges’ project matters”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/6569
by Diane Gerth, Minnesota Monitor