Today in the Daily Planet


“Family of slain teen files discrimination complaint against police”:
By Craig Cox, The Minneapolis Observer
Supporters of Fong Lee, the teenager who was shot by police Saturday in North Minneapolis, on Wednesday filed a complaint with the Minneapolis Civil Rights Department alleging discrimination.

“U of M researchers frustrated after Bush’s stem cell veto”:
By Jim Hammerand, The Minnesota Daily
University researchers were left frustrated after President George W. Bush vetoed a bill that would have loosened federal regulations on embryonic stem cell research.

“How cheap films will change the world”:
By Max Sparber, Pulse of the Twin Cities
The revolution in online digital filmmaking

“HMOs eyeing a slice of the universal health care pie”:
By Kathy Stone, Special to the Daily Planet
HealthPartners CEO Mary Brainerd’s call for universal health care is strong evidence that barricades to health care for all are crumbling.

“Local author chronicles St. Paul’s civil rights history”:
By Chris Nisan, Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder
A forthcoming book details the black struggle in St. Paul