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 4/30/05:

The Story Wise County contemplates allowing the voters to establish a college taxing district for the expansion of Weatherford College - a decision that would allow a property tax of up to 5 cents per $100 valuation.
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The Spin And just when we wondering of a way we could pay more taxes.

The Story The North Central Council of Governments projects that Wise County's population grew last year by  3.17% to 58,600 people.
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The Spin Researchers also revealed that not a single one of the new folks has ever voted Democratic, worn overalls,  or said the words "fixin' to".

The Story Police arrest the former director of the Bridgeport Economic Development Corporation on child porn charges.
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The Spin That dang Internet is going to be the downfall of society yet.

The Story Wise County  commissioners agree to borrow $3 million to pay for equipment and software.
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The Spin Wise County doesn't have $3 million? 

The Story Decatur ISD announced they found "no glaring weaknesses" in its high school athletic program after it turned in a 400 page report in response to a Title IX complaint.
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The Spin Although they did conclude they would need more speed at wide receiver.

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