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 11/29/08
This Week's Overall News Theme:  Black Friday Of Victory

The Story  
)News worthiness (1 to 5)
The Spin I'm no CSI expert, but I'd name the horses that were none-to-pleased with being pushed out of the barn due to a fancy Corvette, as "Equines Of Interest."

The Story
The Decatur Chamber of Commerce runs an ad thanking contributors from its latest auction and runs a couple of photos from the event.
News worthiness *
The Spin Unfortunately, EMS had to be called to resuscitate this man who was shocked to realize that he was the highest bidder in the inaugural "Two Hot Women" auction. 

The Story Black Friday in Walmart in Decatur.
News worthiness **
The Spin I'd sign up for a year of  Guantanamo Bay water-boarding before I'd be involved in that mess. And I wonder if the girl in the middle survived?

The Story
Decatur's Joe Lambert suggests in a Letter to The Editor that Bridgeport and Decatur ISDs should join forces to build one stadium that could be shared by both schools.
News worthiness ***
The Spin You know, that's not a bad idea. Not a bad idea at all. And we could put in fake grass!

The Story
News worthiness ****
The Spin With a week that involved Texas/Texas A&M, Auburn/Alabama, and Oklahoma/Oklahoma State, who would have thought the best game in the land would be a 3A playoff game involving a local team riding a magic bus? (Next week vs. Liberty Hill -- who has given up 14 points in three playoff games AND who has not lost since September 29, 2006-- at the stadium of the Baylor Bears.)

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