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A story on aging trees on Sunday’s front page inaccurately described city funding of the tree-planting initiative TreesCharlotte. The initiative is privately funded; the city’s contribution is in the form of technical and staff support.

A story in Monday’s Observer gave the wrong location of a fatal accident Sunday morning on Interstate 85 in Gaston County. Berhane Gebretsadik, 33, was killed in a wreck near the Belmont Abbey exit.

A front-page story Saturday about the Supreme Court decision to hear a case involving bans on same-sex marriage in four states incorrectly reported the number of states where same-sex marriage is legal. It is legal in 36 states and the District of Columbia.

A story on 5A Wednesday about Charlotte Catholic High School’s move to cut ties with a substitute teacher after he posted his same-sex marriage plans on Facebook misspelled the name of the teacher. He is Lonnie Billard. Also, Charlotte diocesan spokesman David Hains said he misspoke when describing policies on employee behavior. Hains said diocesan employees are expected to abide by church doctrine.

A story in Saturday’s Carolina Living section gave the incorrect station that Erika Hayes is joining. She is coming to Channel 36.

A photo caption that appeared on Sunday’s front page with a story about Paula Broadwell misspelled the name of Gen. David Petraeus.

A story that appeared in Thursday’s CLT_Style section about three local menswear designers incorrectly stated that designer William Wilson was raised on a farm. He was raised in a farm town.

A headline on the Money & Markets page in Sunday’s Business section misspelled the name of the Rite Aid drugstore chain.

Based on incorrect information from a North Carolina Office of Charter Schools spreadsheet, stories in Sunday’s Local section and on Nov. 11 contained incorrect information about first-year projections for some charter schools that opened in Charlotte this year. Two of nine that opened in August met enrollment projections. The combined enrollment was 63 percent of what the schools had projected when they applied.

A Nov. 11 story about charter school enrollment overstated the first year’s projected student count for Pioneer Springs Community School. It is 176.

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