Today in the Daily Planet


“Community seeks justice in Fong Lee shooting”:
By Wameng Moua, Hmong Today
Supporters of the family of the slain teen look for answers.

“African journalists gather to discuss portrayal of their homeland”:
By Bukola Oriola, African News Journal
In a first-ever forum, six radio journalists from seven African countries gathered with members of the local African press to talk about how to improve the portrayal of their homeland in the media.

“Youth step up to defend the West Side”:
By Jose A. Aldea, La Prensa de Minnesota
A contingent of West Side youth press St. Paul officials to investigate the Bridges project.

“Bikers pedal through heat to promote awareness”:
By Tyler Rushmore, The Minnesota Daily
The monthly “critical mass” rides demonstrate the power of bicyclists.

“Coleman proposes tax hike for St. Paul”:
By Ann Alquist, KFAI Radio
Citing a major budget deficit, St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman has proposed an $8.5 percent propelrty tax hike for 2007.