|The Story||A man arrested for Public
Intoxication flees once he gets to the Wise County Jail only to run out
into traffic and become seriously injured.
|News worthiness (on a scale of 0 to 5)||***|
|The Spin||Kind of odd considering his
maximum punishment was a $500 fine. (Then again, maybe that's evidence
of extreme public
|The Story||The EMS building, originally purchased for $136,000 but eventually cost $917,000 after years of costs overruns and problems, is finally occupied by emergency personnel. But county employees who get to call the new EMS building home will have the benefit of sitting in front of a 54 inch television that cost you taxpayers $1,200.|
|The Spin||County officials justified the purchase by stating "Hey, it ain't a plasma screen - those suckers are really expensive."|
|The Story||The Messenger runs an article
entitled "A Bohemian In Our Midst" about a Czech artist who hangs out
near the courthouse square.
|The Spin||Confused homeland security
officials immediately detained him and shipped him to Guantanamo
|The Story||Two Rhome officers make the Star-Telegram's "Cheers and Jeers"
section for properly caring for a "woman with Alzheimer's [who] was
disoriented and wandered away from her home in the Metroplex."
|The Spin||"We thought for a second she
was high on meth and almost arrested her in the name of the War on
Drugs, "said one fictitious police official. "But she kinda looked like
my Nana and since I can't imagine my Nana using meth, I knew something
had to be wrong."
|The Story||Chili's is set to open August
18th. "The new restaurant has attracted plenty of job-seekers. Chris
Barnes, spokesman for Chili's in Dallas, said restaurant
representatives are in the process of interviewing
130 people to fill 117 positions for all departments, from wait
and host staff to kitchen and bar personnel."
|The Spin||130 people to fill 117
positions? Are the only people that don't get the job are those who
misspell "Chili's"? And that place is going to employ 117? No