The Spin
A tongue in cheek review of the news published this week regarding Wise County.
Normally posted every Sunday around 10:00 p.m.
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For the week ending 9/23/06:
This Week's Overall Newsiness: Mild News Warning

The Story The Sunday edition of the Messenger (which comes out on Saturday)  features a front page story on Tristen, a young child that suffers from Apert Syndrome, who continues to improve with multiple surgeries.
News worthiness (1 to 5)
The Spin There are two kinds of people in this world: Those that read the story in amazement and those that find it too uncomfortable to even look at the pictures.

The Story The always exciting Wise County Sesquicentennial celebration nears.
News worthiness *
The Spin But one donating group got our attention. (But it may be authorized in Deutoronmy somewhere).

The Story A fire destroy several condos in Runaway Bay and gave rise to the following Messenger headline: "Bathroom break may have saved couple from fire."
News worthiness ****
The Spin The couple that does what together?

The Story A spokesman for "Report My Teen" will give a presentation in the taxpayer built Sheriff's Office at the meeting of the Teen Court Board and managed to get three columns in the Messenger.
News worthiness *
The Spin May all For Profit organizations be so lucky.

The Story A new group plans to open a new bank in Bridgeport assuming regulatory approval.
News worthiness *
The Spin Their first promotional gimmick will be "Free checking for the first 1,000 new customers with broken windshields."

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