|The Story||The Bridgeport Bulls lose
to Monahans in overtime, 43-21.
|News worthiness (on a scale of 0 to 5)||*|
|The Spin||In one of the most bizarre
extra point performances of all time, check this out: Bridgeport scored
seven touchdowns but failed to kicked a single extra point or convert a
two point conversion. For the record, in order, it was : kick failed, 2
point pass failed, 2 point pass failed, kick failed, 2 point pass
failed, 2 point run failed, and two point run failed.
|The Story||The Texas Supreme Court ruled that
the current system for school funding is unconstitutional.
|The Spin|| Chief Justice H.D. Boswell
authoried the decision.
|The Story||Because a techonolgy calss was 85
minutes instead of 90 minutes, Decatur High School is in jeopardy of
losing a $175,000 in school funding.
|The Spin||Common Sense thereafter
declared the beauracracy of state schools as unconstituional.
|The Spin||"Devon Energy Corporation has
reported net earnings for the quarter ended September 30 of $744
million, a record for the company. This is 44 percent above Devon’s
third quarter net earnings last year of $517 million. 'We had
record earnings in the third quarter despite the disruptions caused by
the Gulf hurricanes,' said J. Larry Nichols, Devon’s chairman and chief
executive officer. "
|The Spin||Translated: "We had record earnings in the third quarter because of the disruptions caused by the Gulf hurricanes."|
|The Spin||Wise County will convert to
electronic voting machines for the primary elections next year.
|The Spin||"These are good machines
based upon Commadore 64 technology," said one ficticious county
official. "And we have a very good back up system: In the event of an
electronic malfunctin that does not record a person's vote, we will
assume that they voted for the Republican. That way, we stand a really
good chance of being right."