Today in the Daily Planet


“Lawsuits allege MINNCOR violated state whisteblower laws”:
From Workday Minnesota
MINNCOR Industries allegedly violated the state whistleblower statute and allegedly violated the state age discrimination statute when it laid off five longtime employees, according to two lawsuits filed in Ramsey County District Court.

“Small bites”:
By Michelle St. Martin, Minnesota Women’s Press
One woman’s journey through weight-loss surgery

“Muslim group’s plan to rent Holland School raises questions”:
By Gail Olson, The Northeaster
A collaboration of Muslim groups want to use the Northeast Minneapolis school for a community center.

“Red Ribbon riders raise $620,000 for nine AIDS charities”:
By Phil Willke, Pulse of the Twin Cities
How a reluctant bicyclist found inspiration while pedaling for a good cause

“Aging gracefully”:
By Mary Jo Tarasar, Park Bugle
The perils of electronic communications