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Newsgeist: 12/17/10

By Eric Pickhartz, December 17, 2010, 8:43am, Newsdesk

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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https://www.austinchronicle.com/daily/news/2010-12-17/newsgeist-12-17-10/

Newsgeist: 12/17/10

By Eric Pickhartz, December 17, 2010, 8:43am, Newsdesk

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 ?

We need your help!

If you have any suggestions on how to make Newsgeist better, more informative, and genuinely more satisfying, let us know!

Leave comments in the section below and we'll do our best to accommodate. Want more links? Less? Found a great story that should be included? Want to design a logo? Let us know!

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