|The Story||The City of Decatur announces that
it will bring Lowe's to town with a $200,000 grant from the Decatur
Economic Development Corporation and $500,000 in tax rebates over the
first five years.
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|The Spin||They need it! Their net income was
only $1.8 billion this
year. We're not sure, but we think Bridgeport Lumber and Decatur
Lumber made less than that. We'll get back to you.
|The Story||Dr. Elizabeth Rohr has been
released from jail and now seeks to set her plea bargain aside.
|The Spin||"The first thing we do,
let's kill all the lawyers." (Henry VI, Part 2, Act 4, Scene 2).
|The Story||Some independent truckers go
on strike citing low pay. In discussing the expense of being a trucker,
"When it costs $3,000 for four tires, you just have to go until one
blows out," said Bich Rodas of Dallas.
|The Spin||And his liability insurance
agent just spewed his coffee all over his desk.
|The Story||Groundbreaking on the new Decatur
High School is set for October 20, 2004. The new road leading to the
school was named "Eagle Summit Drive".
|The Spin||The name of "H.D. Boswell Is A Pain In The Butt Drive" was
considered but died for lack of a second.
|The Story||The Decatur Eagles move to 5-0,
second in the AP Poll, and are sporting a tremendous swagger.
|The Spin||Bridgeport is researching
the little used "voluntary forfeit" provision of UIL Rules. "Hey," said
one unidentified source within the Bull coaching staff. "A forfeit goes
down as a loss with a score of 1-0. When it's all said and done, that's
may not look too bad."