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 6/14/03:

The Story The Decatur City Council scratches its head regarding what to do with the old post office it purchased last year for $156,000. Renovating it into a police station is on the agenda, but estimates indicated renovations would cost $800,000. 
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The Spin That's almost "one millyeon dollars". (Link is a .wav file that's a bit large)

The Story Less than one year since an accident took the lives of four people on Highway 114, the civil trial about the crash is ongoing in district court in Wise County. 
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The Spin Less than a year? Don't we always hear about crowded dockets?

The Story Beer has now been sold in Decatur.
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The Spin Let the record reflect, according to a Messenger photo, that the first purchase was 2 cases (48 beers) of Bud Light, by a man named Miguel Padron, wearing a Ralph Lauren T-shirt and a big old smile.

The Story "Wise County widows were invited to attend the third annual Widows Jamboree this Saturday  . . at the Denton Senior Center."
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The Spin You guys might want to rethink that name.

The Story The Home Depot opens in Roanoke.
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The Spin Wasn't that a pasture last week?

The Story Wise County quits the North Central Texas Narcotics Task Force.
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The Spin There are a lot of crank manufacturers resting a little easier tonight but they just can't seem to get to sleep for some reason.

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