Due to an editing error, a quote was incorrectly attributed to attorney Robert Convissar in a story Wednesday regarding individuals who falsely claim to be the recipients of military medals. The quote was from Andrew deGrandpre, who questioned why people sometimes make that kind of false claim. Convissar represents David J. Searight, who made the false claim.
Elliot Zyglis was incorrectly described as being a member of the MoveOn.org organization in a Saturday story about his arrest at an April 8 downtown protest. Zyglis has yet to enter a plea to misdemeanor charges but says he will do so at the next court session in the case.
An article in Sunday's editions about the late magician Eddie Fechter incorrectly named the intersection where Alton's restaurant is located. It is at the corner of Union Road and Walden Avenue.
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