Newsgeist: 1/24/11

The spirit of the news

Newsgeist: 1/24/11

A lovely Monday morning brings a fresh Newsgeist full of stories on the Superbowl match-up, Ireland's election controversy, and Austin police cameras. Click through for the links.

-The Wall Street Journal featured Austin in their travel section.

-Like something out of an action movie, Austin police officers will start wearing head-cams.

-A gunman walked into a Detroit police station and wounded four officers before being shot and killed.

-The Irish government is trying to develop a new plan for election in the midst of its collapse.

-Leaked documents tossed a huge wrench into the gears of the Palestinian world.

-The Packers and the Steelers will meet in the Superbowl in two weeks, so let's start up the hype machine.

-And finally, the world's biggest restaurant chain is doing well, thanks in part to frappes and snack wraps.

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