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Home Depot story a goof

Original post made on Jul 13, 2007

A series of misleading reports in several news outlets boil down to one big correction: Mountain View has never received, requested or required $250,000 from Home Depot to help pay for the city's Day Worker Center.

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Posted by Matt Raschke
a resident of The Crossings
on Jul 13, 2007 at 1:09 pm

I'm assuming the other comments thread on this article was locked because the story has been reposted by the Editor. Here is a link to the other comments:

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Posted by Chris Chow
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Jul 16, 2007 at 7:56 pm

Matt & Eric you both must try to get into city council.


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Posted by Matt Raschke
a resident of The Crossings
on Jul 23, 2007 at 12:49 pm

What happened to the other comments thread on this article?

It was locked for no reason, and now it is gone. Eric and I were having a very civil debate about the Home Depot development proposal. I enjoy contributing to this forum, but I am puzzled by these recent actions by the editorial staff.

-Matt


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Posted by Amanda
a resident of The Crossings
on Jul 23, 2007 at 5:59 pm

Matt: Web Link


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Posted by Don Frances
Mountain View Voice Editor
on Jul 24, 2007 at 10:38 am

Don Frances is a registered user.

Matt,

Sorry about that, I locked it by mistake. By now the fire probably has gone out on that discussion, but I'll unlock it anyway just in case.


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Posted by Lucius Gore
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Jul 26, 2007 at 10:45 am

Who cares? Home Depot sent out false information, newspapers apparently quoted them ... So what?


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