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Clarification: Hottest Year story
WASHINGTON (AP) -- In a story Jan. 16, The Associated Press reported that the odds that nine of the 10 hottest years have occurred since 2000 are about 650 million to one. These calculations, as the story noted, treated as equal the possibility of any given year in the records being one of the hottest. The story should have included the fact that substantial warming in the years just prior to this century could make it more likely that the years since were warmer, because high temperatures tend to persist....

Correction: Lebanon-Syrian Refugees story
BEIRUT (AP) -- In a story Jan. 20 about the flow of Syrian refugees into Lebanon, The Associated Press incorrectly quoted the U.N. refugee agency's representative in Lebanon as saying that the number of refugees registered by UNHCR in Lebanon dropped by 44 percent in 2014, compared to the previous year. She said the number increased by 44 percent in 2014 compared with the year before, despite the drop in recent months....

Correction: $2 Million Penny story
DALLAS (AP) -- In a story Jan. 9 about a rare penny sold at auction, The Associated Press, relying on information from Heritage Auctions, reported erroneously that the penny had 13 linking rings on the back symbolizing the 13 original colonies. The coin has 15 linking rings on the back symbolizing the 15 states in the U.S. at the time....

Correction: Drug Boat-Warning Shots story
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- In a story Jan. 19 about U.S. authorities firing warning shots at a suspected drug boat, The Associated Press misidentified the government branch involved. It was a U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Air and Marine helicopter crew - not the Border Patrol....

Correction: Christo-Over the River story
CANON CITY, Colo. (AP) -- In a story Jan. 3 about a planned exhibition by the artist Christo, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Christo said the project could proceed as soon as August 2018 if he wins a state court lawsuit. Christo has not specified an exhibition date....

Correction: Lee Enterprises-CFO story
DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) -- In a story Jan. 17 about the retirement of Lee Enterprises Chief Financial Officer Carl Schmidt, The Associated Press erroneously reported based on a statement from Lee Enterprises that his former employer, Johnson Outdoors, is a component of the SC Johnson Group. Johnson Outdoors is a company owned by the Johnson family. SC Johnson is also owned by the Johnson family, but the companies are not affiliated....

Correction: Jacqueline Kennedy-Fashion Letters story
MIAMI (AP) -- In a story Jan. 17 about a Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis auction, The Associated Press incorrectly spelled the name of auction house co-owner Wade Terwilliger....

Correction: Sports Betting-Olympics story
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- In a Jan. 15 story about efforts by Las Vegas sports books to convince Nevada regulators to allow betting on Olympic events, The Associated Press erroneously reported the last name of an executive from CG Technology. The correct name is Jason Simbal....

Correction: Young Boy Arrested story
POST FALLS, Idaho (AP) -- In a story Jan. 13 about a 9-year-old boy arrested for allegedly stealing bubblegum in northern Idaho, The Associated Press misidentified the judge who signed the arrest warrant. Kootenai County Magistrate Judge Scott Wayman signed the arrest warrant, not First District Administrative Judge Lansing Haynes....