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  1. Pregnancy center doesn’t refer to abortions. The April 23 correction from the Astoria, Oregon newspaper the Daily Astorian reads:

“Pregnancy clinic services incorrect — The Coast Pregnancy Clinic, a Christian pregnancy resource center, does not refer women for abortions. The clinic provides counseling, but not referrals. An A2 story on Monday incorrectly stated that the clinic refers for abortions.”

2. The Mercury News used the wrong photo when illustrating a story of a priest accused of abuse. The April 12 retraction reads:

“A story published online on October 23 about Bay Area priests accused of child molestation included a slideshow with an incorrect photograph of  Fr. Edward Beutner, a priest accused in a civil suit of abusing four boys in the late 1960s. The individual depicted in the photograph has no connection to the reported abuse. We apologize for the error.”

3. No, an egg doesn’t have 71 grams of sodium.

A New York Times correction:

“An article on Tuesday about the nutritional value of eggs misstated the amount of sodium in a large egg. It is 71 milligrams, not 71 grams.”

4. Julian Castro isn’t a Congressman.

NPR incorrectly reported Julian Castro is a Congressman (his twin brother is, though). Castro is a former mayor and a former Secretary of the Housing and Urban Development. In two April 23 corrections, NPR explained:

“In this report, we incorrectly refer to Julián Castro as a House member. In fact, he is not a member of Congress.”

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