From the "better you hear it from us than the @portlandmercury" file, the Oregonian has posted one of the oddest corrections of all time. The newspaper confessed it erroneously reported that longtime editorial-pages editor Bob Caldwell had been found dead "in his parked car on Saturday, based on information from a family friend." Turns out the married, 63-year-old Caldwell became "unresponsive after a sex act" in the apartment of a 23-year-old college student who had been providing sexual favors to him in exchange for cash. The late Caldwell was said to have had "excellent news judgment" during his tenure at the newspaper -- meaning he probably would have gotten the story about his own demise right the first time.
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