L.A. Story Political leaders envision more technology in the city's future. Young Cyber-Sleuths Interns take a load off crime-lab cops and provide promise for the future. Geo Info Mapping the Future Will geospatial Web applications change the way local governments present information to the public? Point of View Seeing Stars? Seeing Stars? Product News Products Panasonic, Cybernet, G-Technology, Lexmark Spectrum GT Spectrum Reports from the IT horizon. Privacy Communication Breakdown Incident sparks debate on emergency access to wireless location information. Tech Focus Two Cents: Massive Display The Gateway FPD2185W widescreen flat-panel display gives lots of bang for the buck. CIO Profile Jim Bryant State CIO, South Carolina Health Meal Ticket Outdated law reroutes Texas' plans for modernized food stamp services. Virus Hunters The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention propose a plan for tracking airline passengers electronically to contain the spread of infectious diseases. Justice Voice-Activated Commands System keeps cops hands free. Brain Power Neural network system could help Chicago police put their heads together. Local Government It's the Network The National League of Cities launches the National City Network, giving local governments a new outlet to share information.