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 3/28/09
This Week's Overall News Theme: Indicting a Ham Sandwich

The Story  Random Messenger ad:

)News worthiness (1 to 5)
The Spin Ted: That's right. That's - that's good. That's good. Unless, of course, somebody comes up with a 3 minutes fitness program. Then you're in trouble, huh?
[Hitchhiker convulses]
Hitchhiker: No! No, no, not 3! I said 4. Nobody's comin' up with 3. Who works out in 3 minutes? You won't even get your heart goin', not even a mouse on a wheel.
Ted: That - good point.
(Adapted from Something About Mary.)

The Story
News worthiness **
The Spin "Hey, Bubba, I hit 107. You done better?"

The Story The grand jury met on March 12th and, by my count, handed down 63 indictments.
News worthiness ***
The Spin 63?  If they met for four hours (typical) without a break (not typical), then 3.8 minutes were dedicated to each case -- that's presentation and deliberation. 

The Story
The Bridgeport Police Department seeks funds to hire three more officers.
News worthiness **
The Spin Government money to create government jobs is stimulating.

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