Today in the Daily Planet


“Middle East bombs hit close to home for some U of M students”:
By Marni Ginther, The Minnesota Daily
Although the bombs that landed in Lebanon and Israel are thousands of miles away, for some members of the University community, the violence feels much closer to home.

“Local eye surgeon travels to Vietnam on historic medical mission”:
From Asian Pages
It had never happened before: a team of 15 leading U.S. eye specialists traveling to Vietnam, to devote a week to training local eye surgeons in the latest techniques in modern eye care.

“Somalis celebrate two Independence Days”:
By Abdirahman Aynte, Hiiraan Online
Local Somalis marked their freedom with a soccer tournament in St. Paul

“Entenza drops from attorney general race”:
By Mike McIntee, Inside Minnesota Politics
A statement from the DFL endorsee cites political pressures

“Family legacy inspires new African American Catholic bishop”:
From Insight News
Rev. Rosilyn Carroll talks about the challenges black Catholics face