A Page 1 headline in the June 18 Acorn said, “Racism played role in city manager firing, official says.” For clarification, City Manager Gary Lysik was forced to resign, not fired. City Councilmember Fred Gaines said, “ Some of the most horrifying and overt racism I’ve ever experienced came from the hiring and recent resignation of our former city manager.” But Gaines said his comments did not refer to Lysik’s dismissal. ...

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