The Spin
A tongue in cheek review of the news published this week regarding Wise County.
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For the week ending 8/11/07
This Week's Overall Newsiness:  Dark

The Story A 38 year old Wise County employee has his leg amputated after being stung after a bee attack that led to a stroke.
)News worthiness (1 to 5)
The Spin What? Killer bees? A real life horror movie breaks out in our own backyard.

The Story A two year old from the Keeter area dies with the death being ruled a homicide due to a head injury.
News worthiness ****
The Spin Sheesh. Some things just leave you speechless.

The Story Convicted murder for hire defendant Rebecca Simpson is brought back to Wise County and given time served for a misdemeanor assault. She was given a year in jail and credit for time served.
News worthiness **
The Spin And next week she will come back and say she wasn't aware of a different plea bargain offer and have the sentence overturned.

The Story Roberto Elizondo, 46, is tasered at the Twin Hills Store after failing to comply with deputies and hit with the electric shock again once they arrived at the Sheriff's office.
News worthiness **
The Spin You mess with The Man, you'll get The Shocker. Twice.

The Story Kay Granger speaks in Trophy Club regarding the dedication of a new Northwest ISD elementary school named in her honor. During her speech, she says, "The war in Iraq cannot be separated from the War of Terror."
News worthiness *
The Spin Apparently an accurate understanding of history will not be part of the kid's curriculum.

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