The Spin
A tongue in cheek review of the news published this week regarding Wise County.
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For the week ending 7/7/07
This Week's Overall Newsiness:  Let There Be Light

The Story Lake Bridgeport fills up and is then shut down for the Fourth of July.
)News worthiness (1 to 5)
The Spin "We celebrate the birth of our government and what does our government do in return? Tell me I ain't got the right to get my john boat out to look for America catfish. Happy Birthday communist Russia!" said one angry lake resident.

The Story There's a foster care shortage with only four homes in Wise County.
News worthiness **
The Spin CPS has adopted a new slogan: "Let's Fail Our Children Together."

The Story Six female inmates in the hoosegow in Bridgeport donate their hair to Locks of Love - a non-profit organization that provides hairpieces to economically disadvantaged children suffering from long-term, medical-related hair loss.
News worthiness **
The Spin Now the disadvantaged children will inadvertently fail a drug hair follicle test.

The Story The Bridgeport Acme Brick plant shuts down causing 46 people to lose their jobs.
News worthiness ***
The Spin Only 46 people worked there?

The Story A movie called "Fright Flick" will be filmed in Runaway Bay beginning July 13th. In the press release, the movie is described as “the quintessential campy, slasher/whodunit flick.” The movie centers around a group of filmmakers that end up being the victims of heinous acts of violence. The Texas thrash metal band Severed Blood Loss composed the film’s original soundtrack.
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The Spin (1) They could just set up the cameras at Wise County park and let them roll, and (2) I bet the title of the band, Severed Blood Loss, is more entertaining than the film.

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