|The Story||An inmate who was sentenced
last week to at least 30 real years in prison commits suicide in the
Wise County Jail. One sheriff's official said he didn't
"understand why [the inmate] sought a permanent solution to a temporary
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|The Spin||It's a tragedy but how many of us
facing the same "temporary" problem would consider the same thing?
|The Story||In a shocking development, a man
allegedly kills his wife and then himself at the LBJ National
Grasslands on Friday morning.
inmate, Terry Schiavo, the Pope.......sheesh.....this week was full of
|The Story||Despite earlier reports, KBOC's
"People to People" will remain on the air. Disc jockey James Taylor
said "I heard a story about how television and radio waves go out into
outer space and they go on until they're absorbed by something."
|The Spin||A federal official in
Roswell, New Mexico immediately announced "Now we know why that one
alien kept babbling on and on about a truck bed camper shell for a 1985
Ford - that really had us baffled."
|The Story||We finally learn that part of the
Title IX (equal treatment of male and female athletics) complaint
against Decatur ISD revolved around potential female athletes having to
run an 8 minute mile in order to take part in athletics while no such
requirement applied to male athletes.
|The Spin|| But that requirement would cut down on the
number of girls engaging in organized sports so then the school
wouldn't have to spend as much money on girl's athletics - oh, wait -
that might be a problem.
|The Story||Sheriff David Walker ponders
establishing and exercise programs for deputies.
|The Spin||"That eight minute mile
thing I read about in the paper sounded like a pretty good idea but as
soon as I suggested it I kept hearing all this 'He can have the
dang job', 'I'll do it if I can do it in patrol car', and 'I sure miss Phil' . Man, this sheriff job is getting
tough," said the sheriff. (Ok, we made it all up).