Newsgeist: 2/23/11

The spirit of the news

Newsgeist: 2/23/11

With today's informative Newsgeist, you'll learn all sorts of things about toxic air pollution, the New Zealand earthquake, and a Ford truck recall. Click through for the links.

-The scene in Libya has changed since Moammar Gadhafi urged attacks on protesters.

-The budget debate continues in Wisconsin.

-The Environmental Protection Agency has found a cheaper way to regulate air pollution from industrial processes.

-New Zealand's second largest city was struck by a deadly earthquake.

-Formula 1 (Remember them? See here and here) has chosen a president for the U.S. Grand Prix team in Austin.

-Unfortunately for lots of Texans, Ford is recalling 150,000 trucks because of airbag problems.

-And finally, San Marcos was surprised by their 2010 Census results.

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