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 9/27/08
This Week's Overall News Theme:  Burning Down The House

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The Spin With one spark, 50% of the grocery stores in Bridgeport were eliminated. 

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The Spin "We started thinking," said one city official. "Who needs a book since everybody in town has a television?"

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The Spin Rudeness I can put up with. But an "out-of-season" straw hat? I cannot. 

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The Spin In other news, we learn the Wise County Active Democrats apparently do not own a phone.

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The Spin Legendary Aurora spaceman treated at Decatur hospital. Nurses dress him up in Chevy paraphernalia to make him feel more "country" -- try to coax him out of coma.
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