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A story on 8A Friday gave the wrong location for one of Duke Energy’s four planned swimming beaches in the Charlotte region. Duke plans to build a swimming beach at Beatty’s Ford Park on Lake Norman in eastern Lincoln County, not at Col. Francis Beatty Park in Matthews.

Due to an editing error, a brief Wednesday on page 5A incorrectly said Taylor Love Blake, a 16-year-old Lincolnton girl, had not been missing five days. Blake had last been seen at home Friday night and was reported missing Saturday.

A story on Tuesday’s front page about the expansion of Charlotte software company AvidXchange included an outdated name for the commercial real estate firm helping with its search for a new headquarters. Jones Lang LaSalle now goes by JLL.

A story on the one-year anniversary of Jonathan Ferrell’s shooting death on 19A Sunday incorrectly summarized his toxicology report. Ferrell had been drinking the night before he was shot to death by Charlotte-Mecklenburg police Officer Randall “Wes” Kerrick, but he was below the legal limit. The report showed no sign of drugs other than caffeine.

A story on Wednesday’s ShopTalk pages about small-business lending inaccurately described the stance of Rod Potter of the Charlotte Business Owners group. Potter, who organizes the group, said the overall feeling among members is that it’s harder to get loans granted by banks than it was a few years ago.

Sunday’s column by Observer Editor Rick Thames about the “Contract to Cheat” series should have said the 2009 economic stimulus was used, in part, to re-ignite the construction business.

Due to a production glitch, two lines in a story about Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools graduation rates appeared out of order on Page 10A of Thursday’s Observer.

A photograph on page 5A Wednesday incorrectly identified the butterfly pictured. It was an Eastern Tiger Swallowtail butterfly.

A story in Tuesday’s Carolina Living section gave conflicting information about the timing of the next N.C. Missions of Mercy dental clinic in Charlotte. It runs from 6 a.m. Friday, Sept. 5, to 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, at the Charlotte Convention Center.

A story in Sunday’s Observer about sexual-abuse charges against a former Catawba College soccer coach gave the wrong location for Village Lake Drive. It is in southeast Charlotte.

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