The Spin
A tongue in cheek review of the news published this week regarding Wise County.
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For the week ending 8/22/07
This Week's Overall News Theme:  Talkative

The Story After the wife of Teddy Lee Boyd, 76. is treated for a stroke in Fort Worth, Boyd tells police that she became unconscouness while he choked her during and argument.
)News worthiness (1 to 5)
The Spin There's a reason that no deaf, dumb, and blind man has ever ended up in prison. 

The Story Ryan Minix, 18, and Thomas Largent, 18, get robbed at Indian Cemetary. After becoming victims themselves and talking to investigators, they mention they have been involved in a series of burglaries.
News worthiness ***
The Spin Uh, see comment above.

The Story .The County Commissioners vote for hefty pay raises for almost all county elected officials, including themselves.
News worthiness ***
The Spin The boys have gumption. Lots of it. But kudos to the newly elected County Judge for passing on a pay increase.

The Story The Messenger reports on school salaries and reveals that the Bridgeport Athletic Director earns more than his counter part at Decatur. ($80,980 to $80,416)
News worthiness **
The Spin WWJD?

The Story In an update to the tragic accident that injured Murphree, the Messenger runs the book in photo of accused DWI suspect Betty Monroe who appears to be smiling.
News worthiness ****
The Spin "You have the right to a PR specialist. If you are too poor to afford a PR specialist, one will be appointed to you by the court."

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