Today in the Daily Planet


“African American and Latino media companies announce partnership”:
From Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder
The leaders of two media organizations serving the state’s African American and Latino communities have formed a partnership.

“St. Paul event honors Laos war veterans”:
By Wameng Moua, Hmong Today
More than 50 veterans of the “secret” war in Laos and their families will be honored July 22 at an event at the Hmong American Center in St. Paul.

“Way to Grow graduation highlights the need to educate children and parents”:
By Jose A. Aldea, La Prensa de Minnesota
The nonprofit education organization celebrated with 142 young graduates last week.

“Betty Driscoll, longtime hotel employees union staffer, dies at 80”:
By Steve Share, Minneapolis Labor Review
For 41 years, Driscoll, served the local Hotel Employees and Restaurant Employees union.

“Linden Hills single mom is every woman’s bosom buddy”:
By Mikke Morrissette, Minnesota Women’s Press
For nearly three years, Michelle Damm has made women’s breasts her business.