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 10/23/04:

The Story Tuesday: A proposed power line by TXU will cut through the newly proposed Lowe's site. Thursday: It won't cut through the site after all.
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The Spin We located a copy of the actual map which explains the confusion.

The Story The political season heats up and become hot and heavy.
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The Spin The only entity that appreciates the democracy of a hotly contested race more than Thomas Jefferson  is the Messenger which makes a train load of cash off the ads in the contested race. That makes The Spin extremely jealous.  (Case in point: Even State Supreme Court Judge Scott Brister takes out a 1/4 page ad - the only money he has probably ever spent in Wise County.)

The Story Republican County Chairman D.A. Sharpe writes an editorial urging the populace to vote and quotes the biblical chapters of Luke and I Timothy as support of his proposition.
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The Spin "If you would be perfect, go, sell what you possess and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven." (Matthew 19:21.)  Oh, wait, that must be from the Democratic Bible.

The Story Everyone goes nuts over the flu vaccine shortage.
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The Spin Hey, if you are (1) over 65 and (2) in poor health, you have a right to complain. If you are outside of that demographic, it's just the flu! Suck it up and risk it.

The Story The DA's race breaks out in a free for all as the current DA shows a photo of a convicted drug possesser attending a "Meet and Greet" of her opponent.
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The Spin In breaking news, The Spin has discovered the photo which might sink the campaigns of both of them!

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