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Correction: Gun violence research story
NEW YORK (AP) -- In a story Oct. 12 about gun violence research, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Newtown, Connecticut, was the deadliest mass slaying at a school in U.S. history. With 26 victims, it was the second-deadliest shooting at a school; 32 were killed at Virginia Tech in 2007. The worst attack at an elementary school was a 1927 bombing that killed 38 children in Bath Township, Michigan. The story also gave the wrong location for the Colorado School of Public Health; it is in the Denver suburb of Aurora, not Denver....

Correction: Orphaned Sisters Reunited story
SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) -- In a story Oct. 11 about two orphaned Korean sisters who reunited at a Florida hospital, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the sisters were reunited at Bayfront Health Port Charlotte. The sisters were reunited and are employed at Doctors Hospital of Sarasota....

Correction: Nobel-Literature story
MINSK, Belarus (AP) -- In an Oct. 8 story about the Nobel Prize for literature, The Associated Press erroneously reported that the prize had been awarded only twice for non-fiction prior to 2015, to Winston Churchill and Bertrand Russell. The prize also was awarded in 1902 to Christian Mommsen, most noted for his historical writing on Rome....

Correction: Libya story
SKHIRAT, Morocco (AP) -- In a story Oct. 8 about the Libyan national unity government, The Associated Press reported erroneously that proposed Prime Minister Fayez Sarraj is a member of the Tripoli-based parliament. He is in fact a Tripoli representative in the internationally recognized Tobruk House of Representatives....

Correction: Family-Meat Cleaver Killings story
NEW YORK (AP) -- In a story Oct. 7 about the guilty plea of a man who killed five relatives with a meat cleaver, The Associated Press erroneously transcribed a quote said during sentencing and attributed it to the wrong person. The quote was, according to a trial transcript, "The burning question is why these things happen, but in the sum total of things it really doesn't much matter," not, "The question is why he'd do these things. It really doesn't much matter." It was said by Assistant District Attorney Mark Hale, not State Supreme Court Judge Vincent Del Giudice....

Correction: Inmate Murder Suspect-Report story
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- In a story Sept. 29 about a district attorney's report on an inmate escape, The Associated Press erroneously described David Hogue's tenure at the Armstrong County Jail. He has worked there for 31 years and been the warden since 2006; he has not been warden for 31 years....

Clarification: Migratory Birds-Protections story
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) -- In a story Oct. 4, The Associated Press reported that K&L Gates represents Duke Energy Corp. The story should have made clear that while the law firm represents Duke on some matters, it did not represent the company in a lawsuit over the Migratory Bird Treaty Act....

Correction: Breast-feeding-Hospitals story
NEW YORK (AP) -- In an Oct. 6 story about hospitals' efforts to promote breast-feeding, The Associated Press reported erroneously what proportion of hospitals in 2013 helped women start nursing within an hour of birth. The story should have said it was nearly two-thirds, not more than two-thirds....

Correction: Referee Punched story
KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) -- In an Oct. 5 story about a referee being punched after a disputed call at a football game, The Associated Press erroneously described the suspect. The suspect described himself as a youth league coach, not a high school football coach....

Correction: Invasive Species-Lawsuit story
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) -- In a story Oct. 5 about a federal appeals court ordering the government to rewrite regulations on ballast water discharges from ships, The Associated Press erroneously reported the name of an environmental group that challenged the rules. It is the Natural Resources Defense Council, not the National Resources Defense Council....