The Spin
A tongue in cheek review of the news published this week regarding Wise County.
Normally posted every Sunday around 10:00 p.m.
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For the week ending 2/26/05:

The Story Local leaders travel to Austin for a two day session to meet with local representatives.
News worthiness (on a scale of 0 to 5) *
The Spin And they learned that (1) school finance is really hard to figure out and (2) that more laws will solve the drug problem, and (3) that Wise County is very important to the lawmakers (at least for the two days that the officials are there to visit).

The Story After James Williams was arrested on unrelated charges, a homemade bomb was found behind the trailer in Bridgeport where he was living.
News worthiness ***
The Spin Come to think about it, how many bombs that are discovered are not "homemade"?

The Story The Messenger's biting "Inside Wise" editorial column has mysteriously disappeared.
News worthiness **
The Spin Hey, bring it back - that was good stuff. (Although it isn't easy being a wise guy once a week, is it?).

The Story A drilling accident takes the life of an 18 year old Bowie man.
News worthiness ***
The Spin With as many rigs that are going, its amazing we don't hear of more tragedies like this.

The Story The Swap Meet, with all its grandeur, comes to Decatur once again.
News worthiness *
The Spin And  I still can't find a left quarter panel for my 1975 Cutlass Supreme! What type of outfit are they running out there?

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