Thursday, August 23, 2012
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Albero files lawsuit vs. mayor
SALISBURY -- In his line of work as a local news blogger and ultra-conservative provocateur, Joe Albero gets called lots of names he says can't be published in a newspaper.
But he draws a line at being called a "Delaware blogger" -- as Salisbury Mayor Jim Ireton has learned.
Albero is seeking $200,000 from Ireton in damages related to the mayor's twice calling him a First State resident at a recent news conference. The libel lawsuit, filed in Wicomico County Circuit Court in June, also accuses Ireton of making "defamatory statements" in telling the media that Albero lied about a prank phone call supposedly from the mayor.
Ireton declined to comment Wednesday for this report.
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