- Associated Press - Saturday, November 1, 2014

AKRON, Ohio (AP) - An Ohio newspaper has filed a complaint with the state elections commission to try to get a congressional candidate to stop using a faked front page in a TV commercial.

The Akron Beacon Journal (http://bit.ly/1tWphfJ ) reports that it filed a complaint this week to try to force Republican U.S. Rep. Bill Johnson from using the image of a Beacon Journal front page that replaces real headlines and photos with fakes ones attacking his opponent and her party.

The ad has been removed from the campaign website and YouTube, but an attorney for the campaign told the newspaper’s attorney that the ad likely will still air on television.

A campaign spokeswoman said in an email that the TV ad accurately quoted the newspaper.

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