|The Story||It rains all week flooding such
areas as Bobo Crossing and Van Meter Drive.
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|The Spin||Flooding was also reported at Snuff Road, Wrangler 13MWZ Crossing, Keystone Drive, and GitRDone Pass.|
|The Story||Governor Perry vetoes a bill that
will keep Weatherford College from
receiving $1.4 million to pay for health care benefits for its
employees. As a result,
the school will probably be forced to raise tuition.
|The Spin||So instead of all of Texas paying for the healthcare through a sales tax, those attending Weatherford College will have to pay for it through a tuition increase. It's double taxation without the governor listening to you. Let's dump some tea bags in the Big Sandy.|
|The Story||Excessive hiring at Decatur ISD
may "haunt" the district. "As student
growth has stayed the same, our hiring has continued,” said
Gary Micinski, assistant superintendent of financial services for DISD.
the 2003-04 school year, the number of students in the district has not
grown. However, the district has added approximately 50 staff positions
during the same time period. “Are we hiring too many teachers?” he
asked. “That is not the case. We got a little excited with hiring
|The Spin||Got a little excited? Let me read that sentence again. Yep. They got a "little excited" with your tax money.|
|The Story||Twenty-six year old Megan Collins
oversees the Habitat for Humanity
project in Decatur. Prior to that she performed humanitarian work for
|The Spin||She was awarded "Best Looking Hippie" by the Chamber of Commerce.|
|The Story||The Messenger runs a story
about double amputee Adlofo Rodriguez, 83, who is in the Sunny Hills
Nursing Home in Decatur. However, the story was printed in dual
columns. One in Spanish and one in English.
|The Spin||"This is outrageous!" said one angry reader. "When did the Messenger get bought out by a bunch of Mexicans? My daddy and his daddy before him would always pick up a copy of the paper because it was written in good ol' 'merican English. Now I gots to learn Mexican to read it? That aint' happening."|