The Spin
A tongue in cheek review of the news published this week regarding Wise County.
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For the week ending 4/03/04:

The Story Mapsco finally releases an edition that includes Wise County.
News worthiness (on a scale of 0 to 5) **
The Spin It took a little while to map out the location of all of the meth labs.

The Story The jail construction hits a snag when an unknown sewer line is discovered.  
News worthiness **
The Spin Let's hope the inmates haven't known about it for years.

The Story New state guidelines will virtually eliminate fried foods in the public schools.
News worthiness *
The Spin "That's crazy," said one outraged second grader. "Let's just say that me and my homies saw a movie about Attica the other day. If they take away our tater-tots, this ain't gonna be pretty."

The Story The alcohol petition in Bridgeport begins. "If we could get the liquor [vote passed], maybe Bridgeport could draw one of the restaurants like Chili's or Outback."
News worthiness **
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The Story The Wise Area Relief Mission's "Loaves and Fishes" county-wide food drive has raised only $6,000, far short of its $44,000 goal.
News worthiness *
The Spin Hey, no one has any money left after the church related building boom.

The Story Cottondale residents Pat and Pam Keith win $75,000 in a scratch off game of the Texas Lottery.
News worthiness ***
The Spin  Hey, the "Loaves and Fishes" Campaign should take their $6,000 and buy a bunch of scratch off tickets in order to meet its goal of $44,000. Wait.....bad idea.

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