|The Story||The local political
campaigns wind down as election day nears next Tuesday.
|News worthiness (on a scale of 0 to 5)||**|
|The Spin||Thank goodness. The Spin
feels beaten up and we aren't even involved.
|The Story||A 17 year old student at
Bridgeport High School is arrested after a run-in with police. The
officer told the boy to go to the principal's office but he "bolted and
ran to the commons." The officer followed, the officer was hit "more
than once in the face", and the kid got the business end of a pepper
|The Spin||Couldn't all of this have
|The Story||A 28 year old man hung
himself in the Bridgeport Jail after he was arrested for possession of
|The Spin||Another casualty in the War
|The Story||County Commissioner Kevin Burns
suggests that the county sue the City of Decatur over a legal issue
because a similar lawsuit existed between Waco and McLennan County. The
lawsuit did not exist and Burns later admits his comment was "hearsay"
and that he brought it up "to get Decatur off its high horse." Decatur
Mayor Joe Lambert said, "If this was a joke, I fail to see the humor."
Burns said, "I'm irreverent. That's my personality."
|The Spin||Careful. That got
Bill Maher booted
off of ABC.
"vague" threat spray painted on a Paradise High School door and
authorities cleared the school and brought in a "bomb sniffing dog from
Plano". Nothing was found.
dog cut his visit short once he became indignant when he learned there
was not a
Petsmart he could visit during his lunch break. "Hey, I don't mind
going back to the country," the city-fied dog said as he straightened
his diamond studded dog collar recently purchased at Willow Bends Mall,
"but, gimme a break, the owners don't even pick up after their dogs
around here. How barbaric!"