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A story on 22A of Sunday’s Observer about U.S. Senator Kay Hagan’s campaign incorrectly described the conservative political group Americans for Prosperity. The group is a 501(c)(4) but is not a political action committee.

A Saturday front-page story about the sale of the Philip Morris plant incorrectly said Concord laid off employees after the closure. The city reduced positions.

A front-page story Wednesday about the weeks of unemployment benefits that jobless workers in North Carolina will be eligible to receive as of July 1 listed the incorrect date for the next release of state unemployment data. The state unemployment rate for March is scheduled to be released April 21.

A story on Page 8A of Tuesday’s Observer named the wrong body that had filed notice of appeal of a judge’s ruling on coal ash. The state Environmental Management Commission filed the notice.

A story on Page 7A of Wednesday’s Observer gave incorrect timing for a vote on Stewart Creek Charter High’s request to delay its opening from 2014 to 2015. The state Board of Education got a report Wednesday but will vote next month.

A story on page 4A Thursday about Gov. Pat McCrory’s reaction to Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon’s arrest incorrectly said the governor spoke to Cannon for roughly an hour just before the arrest. McCrory talked to Cannon for about 10 minutes sometime after 10 a.m. Wednesday.

A story on 5A of Tuesday’s Observer about congressional candidate George Battle III misstated a former title. He was associate general counsel of Carolinas Healthcare System.

Author Bruce Weber was approaching his seventh decade of life when he embarked on the cross-country trip that became fodder for his book, “Life is a Wheel.” A review of that book Sunday on page 5C incorrectly said he was approaching his sixth decade of life.

A story Thursday on the U.S. Senate race on page 5A should have said that Republican Thom Tillis once said that the state’s constitutional ban on gay marriage could be overturned in 20 years. Early versions of the story omitted the word “gay.”

Because of an editing error, a story on Wednesday’s front page about the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools budget included a quote that did not correctly state the position of board Vice Chairman Tim Morgan. Morgan said he believes employee raises should be No. 1 on the budget priority list.

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