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A public apology is in order

April 3, 2013

There comes a point in every journalist’s career when he or she does something so hurtful that it warrants a public apology.
I think that it is safe to say that after Wednesday’s edition of the Daily Times Leader, I have reached that point.
In my nine months as Managing Editor of the DTL, I have had some major lapses in judgement, and I have made some mistakes.
Wednesday’s story, “Dead body found along highway” was the worst mistake of my career, by far.
The choice we made on the picture that we used was without taste.

Documents suggest city’s attorney believed Collins was not cooperating in recent lawsuit

April 3, 2013

West Point Mayor Scott Ross and Ward 3 Selectman Charles Collins are both standing by statements that they made last week after it was reported the city had settled a discrimination lawsuit involving three current and one former West Point police officers.

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Yeager to speak on Autism tonight

April 3, 2013

Dr. Mark Yeager, arguably the state’s leading expert on Autism will be speaking on the subject of Autism and more tonight at First Baptist Church.
Things will get underway at 5:30 p.m., and the program is scheduled to last two hours. This seminar is free and open to the public.

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Correction: Yeager to speak Thursday night

April 3, 2013

In Wednesday's edition of the Daily Times Leader, we reported correctly in the headline that Dr. Mark Yeager would be speaking on Thursday, but there were several times in the article where it said he would be speaking Wednesday evening.
That is not correct.
Dr. Yeager will speak at First Baptist Church on Thursday night at 5:30 p.m.
We apologize for the mistake.

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