The Spin
A tongue in cheek review of the news published this week regarding Wise County.
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For the week ending 12/2/06:
This Week's Overall Newsiness: Big Bag of Nothing

The Story Sleet hits Wise County on Thursday prompting schools to stay open, oh, for about two hours.
News worthiness (1 to 5)
The Spin "A lot of people say we opened the schools briefly because of funding issues," said one school administrator. "But that's simply not true. Our superintendant just fell asleep early the night before and didn't see the weather forecast."

The Story Bridgeport ISD may have had investigators from the federal government arrive to investigage claims of gender discrimination in the area of sports.
News worthiness **
The Spin We would love to tell you more, but CIA investigations are more open than these Title IX probes.

The Story The Boyd Yellowjackets advance to the state semi-finals after defeating Farmersville, 29-15.
News worthiness ***
The Spin Hey, it's a slow news week and they played on Saturday so you might not have heard of it. Somewhere, Billy Joe Tolliver is similing.

The Story The annual of "Tour of Homes" begins in Decatur and Bridgeport.
News worthiness *
The Spin Once again, causing the rest of us to feel poor during the holiday season.

The Story And speaking of the holiday season, nothing says "Merry Christmas" like a picture of a teenager standing over a dead hog.
News worthiness **
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