WBEZ | red-light cameras http://www.wbez.org/tags/red-light-cameras-0 Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en If it's Friday, it must be time for you to answer some news quiz questions http://www.wbez.org/blogs/charlie-meyerson/2013-02/if-its-friday-it-must-be-time-you-answer-some-news-quiz-questions <p><p><a href="http://cpm.polldaddy.com/s/wbez-meyerson-news-quiz-no-5" target="_blank"><img alt="" class="image-original_image" src="http://www.wbez.org/system/files/styles/original_image/llo/insert-images/Q-A%20-%20green_0.jpg" style="height: 60px; width: 100px; float: right;" title="Quiz time!" /></a>Welcome back, our friends, to the quiz that comes in tens. It&#39;s&nbsp;... that ... time.</p><p>(And stick around for more news below the quiz. That stuff could come up in <em>next</em> week&#39;s quiz.)</p><script type="text/javascript" src="http://i0.poll.fm/survey.js" charset="UTF-8"></script><noscript><a href="http://cpm.polldaddy.com/s/wbez-meyerson-news-quiz-no-5">Take Our Survey!</a></noscript><script type="text/javascript"> polldaddy.add( { type: 'iframe', auto: true, domain: 'cpm.polldaddy.com/s/', id: 'wbez-meyerson-news-quiz-no-5' } ); </script><p><em>And now, we return to our regular programming.</em></p><p><strong>RED-LIGHT DISTRICT.&nbsp;</strong>The chairman of the company behind Chicago&#39;s red-light camera program is quitting following a <em>Chicago Tribune</em> investigation that forced a company investigation and the discovery of improper ties to a former city transportation official -- including <a href="http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/ct-met-chicago-red-light-investigation-0208-20130208,0,379202.story" target="_blank">thousands of dollars in free trips to the Super Bowl and other sports events</a>.<br />* <a href="http://www.chicagotribune.com/sports/football/bears/chi-soldier-field-smallest-stadium-20130207,0,5542828.story" target="_blank">Soldier Field&#39;s seating capacity won&#39;t be the NFL&#39;s smallest</a> next year.</p><p><strong>BUSH-HACKER.&nbsp;</strong>Someone who identifies himself as &quot;Guccifier&quot; gained access to <a href="http://www.chron.com/news/houston-texas/houston/article/Probe-launched-after-Bushes-email-hacked-4261903.php" target="_blank">the personal email of President George W. Bush&#39;s sister and the accounts of others close to the president</a>. The<em> Houston Chronicle</em>&nbsp;has more.<br />* <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/technology/technology/2013/02/aaron_swartz_he_wanted_to_save_the_world_why_couldn_t_he_save_himself.single.html" target="_blank">The last days of hacker Aaron Swartz</a>.<br />* <a href="http://www.theatlanticwire.com/technology/2013/02/facebook-broke-internet/61929/" target="_blank">Facebook broke the Internet</a> for some people last night.</p><p><iframe align="right" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="169" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/PN-MjUC4f9k" width="300"></iframe><strong>A KID, A DOG AND A PUDDLE.&nbsp;</strong>Roger Ebert turns his Pulitzer-winning critic&#39;s eye on <a href="http://blogs.suntimes.com/ebert/2013/02/a_boy_his_dog_and_a_puddle.html" target="_blank">a one-minute YouTube video that&#39;s gone viral</a>.<br />* Meet a guy <a href="http://thenextweb.com/twitter/2013/02/07/building-a-business-from-twitter-meet-the-man-behind-the-accounts-you-see-every-day/" target="_blank">making good money on Twitter</a>.<br />* Is this truly <a href="http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2013/02/netflix-house-of-cards-and-the-golden-age-of-television/272869/#" target="_blank">a new &quot;golden age&quot; for TV</a>? Especially <a href="http://thehollywoodeconomist.blogspot.com/2010/10/role-reversal-why-tv-is-replacing.html" target="_blank">if you&#39;re the head of the household</a>?</p><hr /><p><strong><em>ANNOUNCEMENTS.</em></strong><br /><em>* There are <a href="http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1985-07-14/features/8502150716_1_pants-station-suits/2" target="_blank">no announcements today of sufficient importance</a>.</em><br /><em>* But do <a href="http://feedburner.google.com/fb/a/mailverify?uri=feedburner/AELk&amp;loc=en_US" target="_blank">subscribe to this blog by email</a>, won&#39;t you?</em></p></p> Fri, 08 Feb 2013 05:00:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/blogs/charlie-meyerson/2013-02/if-its-friday-it-must-be-time-you-answer-some-news-quiz-questions