Where's the plow?

Today in municipal snow clearing info tech: Chicago has launched a site called "Chicago Shovels" that includes a realtime map that tracks where the city's snowplows are operating. NYT on the snowplow tracker: "city officials expect [the map] to debunk the belief that routes are politically motivated." (Next level: a mashup with the tracker and the addresses of local political leaders.)

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Really? This is the best use of their time?

"Even with the gun ban in place, shootings in Chicago have been rampant. Last weekend, at least 52 were shot and ten killed in just three days, and this weekend the gunfire continued"

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/06/28/chicago-gun-ban-axed-afte_n_627773.html

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