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 11/7/09

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The Spin Our children have been denied the opportunity to surf the Internet with MacBooks while laying upon a field of astroturf.

The Story  The Messenger profiles various residents in anticipation of Veteran's Day.
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The Spin This has nothing to do with this man's fine service to his country, but should we really refer to "the Cold War" the same way we do "World War II" or "Vietnam"?

The Story The Bulls win for the second year in a row -- this time in dramatic fashion overcoming a 21-0 deficient and scoring the game winning touchdown with less than 50 seconds left.
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The Spin "I'm pretty sick of those 17 and 18 year olds not realizing that, when they get older, this is all they will have to live for," said one disgusted Decatur old-timer. 

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The Spin Baptists Voters 1, Catholics Voters 0

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