|The Story||A beer and wine petition is launched in Paradise. One
former councilman believes it "would be a great source of revenue for
the city and could help avoid any more increase [in] property taxes."
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|The Spin||Isn't there just one convenience store in Paradise?
|The Story||As projected costs for the new jail creep near $10
million, commissioners look for a way to trim $1.4 million in costs.
|The Spin||They considered changing the
plans from 32 1/2 baths to 24 1/2 baths.
|The Story||Boyd Police Chief Tom Barnett and notable Decatur citizen
Scott Boyd both die unexpectedly, a 5 year old boy was killed in a
traffic accident, and a motorcyclist remains in critical condition
after an accident on 287.
|The Spin||A tragic start to the holiday season.
|The Story||Some lady in New Fairview
sues her neighbor alleging that the neighbor's fireworks burned on of
her horses prompting $1,000 in vet bills. She lost this week in JP
|The Spin||Someone want to explain how this warranted two stories in
the Star Telegram and one in
|The Story||Thanksgiving comes and goes.|
||And three things are guaranteed: (1) Every newscast will
lead off with "It's the busiest shopping day of the year" - since no
reporter worked on Thanksgiving and a time filler is desperately
needed, (2) every newscast will include a reporter broadcasting live
from DFW International Airport, and (3) everyone will utter the phrase
"It was nice, but I ate too much" at least once.