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 8/8/09

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)News worthiness (1 to 5)
The Spin The State asked the jury for the maximum of 20 and had offered a plea bargain of 5 years.  (The fact that the underlying conviction was based on a relationship with an under-aged girlfriend, 16, didn't help.) 

The Story The War on Drugs  continues (this is the 40th year, by the way) as three Wise Countians are arrested for meth possession with the amount allegedly being worth $13,000.
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The Spin Anyone else question the monetary valuation of the drugs given by the cops in every drug bust?

The Story

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The Spin Oh, the irony of the most renegade town in the county being almost the last to legalize alcohol sales. 

The Story Part of a great Letter to the Editor

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The Spin Rest of it here.

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