Newsgeist: 1/26/11

The spirit of the news

Newsgeist: 1/26/11

Today's version of the Newsgeist has stories on the State of the Union Address, a Russian arms pact, and the local economic affect of the Superbowl. Click through for the links.

-President Obama spoke to the nation in the annual State of the Union Address last night, downplaying the economic dilemma.

-U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann also spoke to the country in representation of the Tea Party, heating up talk of the Minnesotan's odds of running for President.

-Russia approved an important arms pact with the U.S., the first such agreement between the two countries in years.

-New York is looking at legislation to cut down on pedestrians distracted by cell phones or iPods.

-Risk of stroke is increased by traffic noise, according to a new Danish study.

-The Superbowl may surprisingly aid local Austin businesses.

-And finally, an Arizona restaurant will have to take a few items off their menu.

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