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A story on Thursday’s front page about a proposal to change Charlotte garbage pickup incorrectly described whether large rollout containers would be used. Specially colored trash bags would be placed inside rollout containers for curbside pickup.

A headline on Page 4B in some editions Wednesday incorrectly stated that Chris Carter’s home run was the game-winner for the New York Yankees. The Houston Astros won on Carter’s homer, 7-4.

A story on 13A Sunday about a new law creating three-judge panels to hear constitutional challenges to the state’s laws incorrectly said rulings would be delayed until heard on appeal. That provision was removed from the final version of the bill.

An item on 14A Sunday listed the wrong location for a child’s drowning. The drowning took place at a swimming pool at the Fox Ridge Condominiums, on Renard Ridge Road in southeast Charlotte.

Tim Funk’s column in Saturday’s Carolina Living gave the wrong date for an appearance by Catholic author-activist Joan Chittister at Charlotte’s Christ Episcopal Church. She will speak at the church Oct. 12 at 10 a.m. The column also incorrectly reported that a 1967 driving accident left Joni Eareckson Tada a quadriplegic. It was a diving accident. Tada will sign books at the Billy Graham Library at 1:30 p.m. Sept. 8.

A photo caption in Scene & Heard on 8C July 27 gave the wrong last name for Natalie Allen. Also, the caption wasn’t clear that the reception was a fundraiser for The Arts Empowerment Project, which was created by Allen to provide funding to connect children impacted by violence to arts programs in the Charlotte area.

Some photograph credits in Sunday’s front-page story on the Charlotte-based SIM USA mission group misspelled the name of Tabitha Plueddemann.

An item on Page 8A Wednesday overstated’s loss in the second quarter, when including discontinued operations. The amount was $248,000.

A story on 1C Thursday listed a wrong start time for a production of “Stories From the Great War” at Warehouse PAC this weekend. Shows begin at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday.

A story on Page 14A Tuesday about U.S. weapons unaccounted for in Afghanistan misspelled the last name of John F. Sopko, the U.S. special inspector general for Afghanistan reconstruction.

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