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Updated Jul 20, 2014 - 10:04 am

British paper to correct story on Arizona's London Bridge

The London Bridge in Lake Havasu City, Ariz., is shown. (Twitter photo/@JanusMike)

LAKE HAVASU CITY, Ariz. -- Lake Havasu City officials say a British tabloid plans to issue a correction for a story stating Arizona's own London Bridge could be bulldozed to make way for drug tourism.

The Today's News-Herald reports the correction will be published Monday, according to a letter sent to the city from The Sun's ombudsman.

Lake Havasu City Convention and Visitors Bureau CEO Doug Traub said The Sun also plans to send a reporter to the city for a follow-up piece.

The Sun had reported the bridge was cracking and the city planned to demolish it and turn the area into a haven for marijuana users called Hemped in Havasu.

City officials said the story was a slap in the face, particularly when more than $600,000 in bridge improvements are planned.

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Information from: Today's News-Herald, http://www.havasunews.com

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