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 11/27/04:

The Story After becoming frustrated with the lack of action, the Rhome City Council considers condemning a structure in the city owned by State Rep. Anna Mowery. Neighbors complain there has been a problem with the upkeep of the house for 15 years.
News worthiness (on a scale of 0 to 5) *
The Spin We know any press is supposedly good press, but how can this politician ignore the problem and continue to take a beating in the newspapers.  (The fact that Wise County isn't in her district may have something to do with it).

The Story Becky Simpson and Dr. Elizabeth Rohr both post bond and are released from the Wise County Jail.
News worthiness ***
The Spin Martha Stewart was none to happy about this development.

The Story Nasty Letters to the Editor from supporters of outgoing Tax Assessor Pat Younger and supporters of incoming Monte Shaw continue to be printed.
News worthiness  **
The Spin Weren't even Bush and Gore getting along by December?

The Story The Decatur Eagles get upset in the playoffs losing to Abilene Wylie 14-13.
News worthiness ****
The Spin And the kids learn that life isn't always fair, the best team doesn't always win, and that your life will hit some very painful emotional bumps along the way.  And be prepared: It will happen again.

The Story Coach Kyle "Story defends decision to kick" a one point conversion in the third quarter instead of going for two.
News worthiness *
The Spin What were the lyrics to that old song? "First you love me, then you hate me, it's a game for fools."

The Story The Spin vows never to travel to Corpus Christi again.
News worthiness *
The Spin Hey, we read it in the newspaper.
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