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 9/29/07
This Week's Overall News Theme:  The King Is Dead. Long Live The King.

The Story A woman is arrested for robbery after allegedly walking out of a convenience store on College Street in Decatur at 3:00 a.m. with a six pack of beer (after throwing a $5 bill on the counter). A clerk tried to stop her but was assaulted in the process.
)News worthiness (1 to 5)
The Spin Two words: Shop earlier.

The Story A worker falls into a grease pit at the Stevens Street Grille and is burned. "We have an open vat, basically a grease vat, that we recycle grease in," said the owner.
News worthiness ****
The Spin That doesn't sound dangerous. Not at all. Really.

The Story K-Bob's in Decatur is shutting down.
News worthiness ****
The Spin Catfish O'Harlies becomes the front runner for the Messenger's "Best Place To Clog An Artery" contest.

The Story The Messenger announces that Brian Knox will replace Skip Nichols as the editor of the paper.
News worthiness **
The Spin We knew something was going on when we saw the white smoke accompanied by the ringing of bells from the Messenger offices.

The Story Something very strange is going on at Decatur High School.
News worthiness **
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