|The Story||The papers jump all over the
story of Justice of the Peace C.D. Archer accusing Bridgeport Police of
violating a 13 year old boys civil rights.
|News worthiness (on a scale of 0 to 5)||***|
|The Spin||We're not saying he's right
or wrong. However, this country would be a better place if the police
were called on the carpet more often for wrongdoing by those that work
|The Story||That same story gave rise to a
peaceful protest in Bridgeport. Reports had it that Telemundo was there
to cover it.
|The Spin||We never saw it, but,
Telemundo being Telemundo, we bet there was an extremely hot anchor
woman introducing the news story.
|The Story||Decatur Mayor Joe Lambert voices
his complaints about garage sale signs stapled to utility polls. The
Messenger even ran a photo of him ripping one of the signs down.
|The Spin||The bigger story is that it
appears that Mayor is so popular that the Paparazzi watches his every
|The Story||Bridgeport Valedictorian, Alan
Thetford,who was injured in a car accident a couple of weeks back,
still addresses his classmates at graduation but has to wear a halo
head brace to so.
|The Spin||"Don't sleep and drive!" he
told his classmates (really).
|The Story||Volunteers spend six days
completing the Crystelle Waggoner Community Playground in Decatur. Over
3,000 people joined in on the project and the Decatur Junior Women's
Club raised over $90,000 for the effort.
|The Spin||Hey, it was for kids. Hey,
it's Memorial Day. How could we possibly say anything negative
(especially since we feel so guilty for not contributing).