The Spin
A tongue in cheek review of the news published this week regarding Wise County.
Normally posted every Sunday before 10:00 p.m. unless I'm lazy.
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For the week ending 1/24/09
This Week's Overall News Theme: National Change. Local Tragedy.

The Story Barack Obama takes the oath of office.
)News worthiness (1 to 5)
The Spin Wise County considers flying flags at half-staff. Decides against it. Flys them upside down instead.

The Story
News worthiness ***
The Spin Sure, let's let a 9 year old ride motorcycle. But, wait, there's more!: He wasn't wearing a helmet. 

The Story A one car wreck takes the life of a Decatur High School student.
News worthiness *****
The Spin In all seriousness, I'd be a passenger of someone with a .08 alcohol content than before I would with someone who is texting furiously.

The Story  A man and his family are arrested on methamphetamine charges.
News worthiness ***
The Spin And to think he sacrificed a promising job in the field of Jail Maintenance.

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