The city of Spokane has asked the FBI and the Washington state Attorney General's office to investigate allegations that Spokane, WA Mayor James West abused his office to entice young men he met online. LINK ; LINK
The Los Angeles Times' Sam Howe Verhovek looks not only at the controversy and allegations surrounding West, but also the tactics of the Spokesman-Review in pursuing the story. LINK
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Correction: Joe Hansen, the UFCW's president, did not attend Monday's gathering of Teamsters in Las Vegas. We regret the error.