The spirit of the news
By Eric Pickhartz,
8:26AM, Wed. Feb. 2, 2011
The Newsgeist stories for today comment on Parkinson's Disease, the winter storm, and Punxsutawney Phil. Check things out after the jump.
-Happy Groundhog Day; we can look forward to a shorter winter.
-Meanwhile, Austin wakes up to below-freezing temps, and the northern part of the country gets pounded with wind and snow.
-The Texas AG is making a drug maker return money because of inflated costs.
-The Egyptian demonstrations have turned violent.
-The Kepler space observatory is allowing scientists to discover a number of alien planets.
-Scientists are also closing in on the genetic indicators of Parkinson's Disease.
-And finally, an Austin company is being sued for a parody of the humorous kind.
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