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 8/22/09

The Story  The wreck of a tanker truck shuts down 287 near Alvord.
)News worthiness (1 to 5)
The Spin Hundreds of  motorists stranded for an hour in Alvord realize there's nothing to do for an hour in Alvord.

The Story The DISD school board allows students to take part in commencement even though they have not passed the TAKS test.
News worthiness ***
The Spin "You've got to understand," said one fake school board member, "These guys have been getting four foot trophies just for walking on a soccer field. They aren't used to rejection."

The Story
News worthiness ****
The Spin It's the same old tax and spend Republicans. Wait, what?

The Story
News worthiness ****
The Spin Good lord. One minute we are a small God fearing town, and the next minute we've turned into Boyz N The Hood.

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