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1. Milwaukee Shooting Erors:

On Feb. 26, there was a shooting at the Molson Cooprs campus in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

USA Today made errors in reporting on the shooting.

The corrections were:

News: A livestream video of a Milwaukee Police news conference incorrectly identified the state in which the Molson Coors shooting occurred. The correct state is Wisconsin.  

News: In some Feb. 27 editions of USA TODAY, we reported an incorrect number of victims in a mass shooting at the Molson Coors campus in Milwaukee. Police confirm five people were killed, plus the gunman. This has also been corrected on video and social media

2. How many states were there in 1941?

A Feb. 25 NPR correction:.”

“In a previous version of this story, we said that in 1941, people on the California-Oregon border proclaimed themselves citizens of a 51st state. As there were only 48 states in 1941, theirs would have been the 49th state.”

3. Harvey Weinstein’s inmate number.

The New York Times’ Feb 28 correction:

“An article on Wednesday about what awaits Harvey Weinstein after his sentencing misstated Mr. Weinstein’s inmate number. It is 3102000153, not 06581138Z. The error was repeated in the headline.”

4. Newsweek corrected an article headline about a Catholic priest banning politicians who support abortion rights.

The headline originally read “Catholic priest says ‘Pedophilia doesn’t kill anyone’ after barring pro-abortion lawmakers from Communion.” Newsweek corrected it to change it from “pro-abotion” to “abortion rights.”

The Feb. 11 correction reads: “Correction 2/11/20, 10 a.m. ET: The headline of this article was updated to use the term “abortion-rights.”

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