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The executive editor of Virginia's News Leader apologized after the f-word was printed. (Credit: News-Leader , screenshot)

Gannett-owned The News Leader apologized August 19 for publishing the f-word in its “print weather package.”

According to the apology from the paper’s executive editor David Fritz:

“The print weather package is fully assembled by Accuweather and placed on the page in a completed form.

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“The language was not caught by our editors and made it into print.”

The f-word was included in a caption for a “Kid’s Corner” feature, according to an image published by Jim Romenesko.

Hat Tip: Gawker/ Romenesko

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