Newsgeist: 12/17/10

The spirit of the news

Newsgeist: 12/17/10

It's the end of the week and Newsgeist has info on downtown Austin cameras, Mexican drug wars, and the TEA Party Caucus of Texas. Links and more following the bump.

-It's Friday, so here's your market overview for the day.

-Congress passed the tax-cut extension bill late yesterday.

-Introducing Mike Jones, the latest everyday hero after his actions during a school board stand-off in Florida.

-Cracking down on Mexican drug cartels is proving costly.

-Ladies and gentlemen, your "TEA Party Caucus of Texas" has arrived.

-Twenty-three cameras will be posted in downtown Austin after a City Council decision.

-And finally, Purcell, Oklahoma, let's secure the doors on the shed next year, okay ?

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