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 6/7/08
This Week's Overall News Theme: Down The Stretch They Come

The Story State Sen. Craig Estes, R-Wichita Falls, paid a $17,300 fine for violations of campaign expense rules. The complaint was filed by John Cobarruvias, whom Estes’ aide Jody Withers called a “Democratic party activist in the Houston area who just goes through Republican campaign reports looking for violations.”
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The Spin That's like taking personal responsibility only different. 

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The Spin And Big Brown fails to win the Triple Crown three days later under mysterious circumstances. Coincidence?

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The Spin The most common phrase in the Paradise area over the weekend: "No, he's not related to us!"
The Story A letter to the editor from Chico:

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The Spin Those radiocarbon dating jokes are a real crowd pleaser.   (And this  Steve Martin bit comes to mind: "Then the apprentice looks over his should and goes, "It says 'socket', not 'sprocket'" . . . [crickets chirping] . . .  So, are the plumbers here tonight or tomorrow night?)

The Story Larry Whitaker Jr. resigns from the Chico City Council.

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The Spin The Devil asked to be placed on the agenda for the next meeting for a statement in rebuttal.

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