Today in the Daily Planet


“Local Hmong soldier killed in Iraq”:
By Tom LaVenture, Asian American Press
A community mourns the death of 20-year-old Qixing Lee of North Minneapolis, who was killed August 27 in Taji, Iraq

“County adoption officials struggle to place black children”:
By Vickie Evans-Nash, Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder
Why are so many African American children awaiting homes?

“Moroni revisits ‘Babylon'”:
By Betsy Mowry, Pulse of the Twin Cities
The Northeast Minneapolis sculptor will mark the fifth anniversary of 9/11 by revisiting his epic piece on the history and culture of Mesopotamia

“By the waters of Babylon, Judeo-Christian values and the ‘Attack on America'”:
By Rich Broderick, Special to the Daily Planet
In an essay written shortly after the 9/11 attacks, Broderick muses on the need for new prophets

“Caspian is the prince of near-campus eating”:
By Carolyn Brown Zniewski, The Bridge
The longtime Washington Avenue bistro gets a much-appreciated makeover