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Correction: Obit-Thomas Berger story
NEW YORK (AP) -- In a story July 22 about the death of author Thomas Berger, The Associated Press erroneously reported that the main character in his novel "Little Big Man" fought with the Cherokees at the Battle of Little Big Horn. He fought with the Cheyenne....

Clarification: GM-Recalls-Rental Cars story
WASHINGTON (AP) -- In a story July 16, The Associated Press reported that General Motors became the first big automaker to support legislation barring rental-car companies from renting or selling vehicles subject to a recall. The story should have specified that current law bans car dealerships only from selling new cars under recall, not used recalled cars....

Correction: Marijuana Research-Professor Fired
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) -- In a story July 18 about a marijuana researcher who was fired from the University of Arizona, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the university is looking for a new researcher who can raise more money. The study is already funded....

Correction: AP Cuba Appointments story
NEW YORK (AP) -- In a story July 17 about the appointments of a new bureau chief and head of TV news in Cuba, The Associated Press erroneously reported the year of Haiti's devastating earthquake. The earthquake occurred in early 2010, not 2009....

Correction: Switzerland-Obit-Winter story
GENEVA (AP) -- In a story July 17 about the death of Texas blues legend Johnny Winter, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Winter's last performance was on July 12 at the Lovely Days Festival in Wiesen, Austria. His last performance was on July 14 at the Cahors Blues Festival in southwestern France, not July 12 in Austria....

Correction: Apple-Board story
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- In a story July 17 about the retirement of longtime Apple Inc. director Bill Campbell, The Associated Press reported erroneously that late Apple CEO Steve Jobs had battled prostate cancer. Jobs was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer....

Correction: Nielsens story
NEW YORK (AP) -- In a story July 15 about the Nielsen ratings, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the CBS series "Extant" marked actress Halle Berry's small screen debut. It is her first starring role in a television series, but not her TV debut....

Correction: Pets-Sweet Dog Suites story
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- In a story July 16 about pet suites being offered in some of its new homes, The Associated Press reported erroneously the number of home communities being built by Standard Pacific Homes. It is 190, not 27. The story also reported erroneously the starting price of the homes. They start at $1.3 million, not $710,000....

Correction: Bank Robbery-Lawyer story
WARRENTON, Mo. (AP) -- In a story July 8 about a Missouri lawyer pleading guilty to robbing a bank and shooting a state trooper, The Associated Press erroneously reported that a tentative plea agreement calls for Warren Gladders to concurrently serve sentences on separate state and federal charges. The preliminary agreement calls for the sentences to run consecutively....

Correction: Public Defenders Fired story
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) -- In a story July 9 about two Florida public defenders who were fired after anti-Palestinian comments appeared on their Facebook pages, The Associated Press reported erroneously that both Bruce Raticoff and Gary Sheres had been disciplined for similar conduct in 2005. Only Raticoff was involved in that incident and disciplined; Sheres was not....