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U-T San Diego CEO John Lynch’s threat to use his newspaper as a weapon against the Unified Port of San Diego attracted a lot of scrutiny last week. In this edition of Fact Check TV, Scott Lewis explains what the controversy is all about and where mayoral candidate Carl DeMaio falls in the fray.

Lewis also discusses a recent Fact Check of Mayor Jerry Sanders. When the mayor appeared on Fox 5 San Diego to promote a bike-sharing program, he claimed San Diego would be the first city to not provide taxpayer subsidies. Is that true or false?

If you’re hungry for more Fact Check TV, you might also enjoy these recent episodes:

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New episodes of Fact Check TV appear on NBC 7 San Diego every Friday during the 6 p.m. newscast and our website the following Monday. What should we feature on our next episode?

Keegan Kyle is a news reporter for Voice of San Diego. He writes about local government, creates infographics and handles the Fact Check Blog. What should he write about next?

Please contact him directly at keegan.kyle@voiceofsandiego.org or 619.550.5668. You can also find him on Twitter (@keegankyle) and Facebook.

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