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 8/23/08
This Week's Overall News Theme: All We Are Is Dust In The Wind

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)News worthiness (1 to 5)
The Spin "It's been a learning curve," said one officer. "One of our boys keeps driving out on 114 like he's Lance Armstrong and another keeps doing those silly tricks you see on the X-Games. I've got Reno 911 breaking out on me everywhere. It's insane!"

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And that was a guy trying to cross 287 on foot after wrecking his car on a Decatur street.
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The Spin The real "victim" is the guy who was driving down a highway not expecting a person to jump out in front of him. Can you imagine?

The Story  A church does some baptizing in Lake Bridgeport.

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The Spin I prefer to be washed in the blood of the Lamb without the presence of crappies and small mouth bass.

The Story The City of Rhome prepares to regulate wind turbines even though not a single one exists in the city.
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The Spin This is what happens when a city council gets bored. Next up on the agenda: Chupacabra regulations.   

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The Spin That blurb appeared in the Update. Random observation: When the full story came out in the Messenger, the word "dump" was no where to be found.  
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