The spirit of the news
By Eric Pickhartz,
9:52AM, Fri. Feb. 25, 2011
It's the end of the week, and here's your chance to brush up on daily topics with the Newsgeist. Click through to read about the Day of Rage, local virus spikes, and the new Macbook.
-Friday's Newsgeist always involves a market check.
-Iraq's Day of Rage protests, in defiance of a curfew, involved deadly consequences.
-A UT/Texas Tribune poll got the sense of Texans in the budget crisis.
-A serious influx of child viruses is worrying Austinites.
-The Wisconsin Assembly Republicans voted to pass the controversial collective-bargaining bill.
-Here's an inside look at the new technology behind Apple's next Macbook.
-And finally, read what the Farrelly brothers had to say about their new film Hall Pass.
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