October 13, 2007 in City

Accuracy watch

The Spokesman-Review
 

Wrong agent listed

Special Agent Steve Lowhurst provided the number of arrests in a local gang sweep to a Seattle spokesman for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. Because of incorrect information provided to the newspaper, the wrong agent was listed in a story Friday.

UI team’s record incorrect

The University of Idaho basketball team’s record is 9-9 overall and 5-2 in Western Athletic Conference play. Because of incorrect information provided, the records were incorrect Friday.

View misinterpreted

The father of Josh Levy, who committed suicide in July, said he was satisfied with the police’s actions that day but questioned the use of a Taser to take his son into custody. His view of the police’s actions were misinterpreted in a story Friday.

Former name used

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority provides financial counseling and education materials to members of the military. An Oct. 7 business column on payday lending used the organization’s former name.


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