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Newsgeist: 1/3/10

Happy New Year and happy Newsgeist! Check out the latest stories on Robert E. Lee, Pompeii, and the closing of Katz's Deli. Read more for the links.

-An Austin judge is attempting a block on a proposal to dump radioactive waste in West Texas.

-Katz's Deli ran out of food and had to close a day early.

-The debate on the budget deficit could get ugly.

-Facebook received a nice New Year's present.

-The ruins in Pompeii are being destroyed even more by human neglect.

-A PBS documentary on Robert E. Lee is being touted as eye-opening.

-And finally, the new Xbox 360 Kinect introduces some interesting gaming options, if developers can get past Microsoft.

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