CORRECTION to Aug. 5 story on needle-exchange program

EDS: Clients who used a Cronkite News story slugged BC-CNS-Needle Exchange that moved Monday, Aug. 5, under a PHOENIX​ dateline are asked to use the following correction. The error occurred in seventh graf of the original. A corrected version of the story has been posted here.

PHOENIX – An Aug. 5 Cronkite News story about the Shot in the Dark syringe-access program gave an incorrect hometown for state Rep. Tony Rivero. The Republican lawmaker is from Peoria.

CORRECTION to July 9 story on the Bell family baseball legacy

EDS: Clients who used a Cronkite News story slugged “Sports-Bell Baseball Family” that moved Tuesday, July 9, under a PHOENIX dateline, are asked to use the following correction. The error occurred in the 16th graf of the original. A corrected version of the story has been posted here.

PHOENIX – A July 9 Cronkite News story about the Bell family and its baseball legacy misspelled the name of Grand Canyon University baseball coach Andy Stankiewicz.

 

CORRECTION to June 26 story on Maricopa voting system changes

EDS: Clients who used a Cronkite News story slugged BC-CNS-Election Reforms that moved Wednesday, June 26, under a PHOENIX dateline, are asked to run the following correction. The error occurred in the sixth graf of the original. A corrected version of the story has been posted here.

PHOENIX – A June 26 Cronkite News story about the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors approving a new vote-counting system as part of election reforms misstated that County Recorder Adrian Fontes did not respond to a request for comment. Fontes could not be reached for comment.

CORRECTION to June 20 story on Giffords rally

EDS: Clients who used a Cronkite News story slugged BC-CNS-Giffords Rally that moved Thursday, June 20, under a WASHINGTON dateline, are asked to use the following correction. The error appeared in the fourth graf of the original. A corrected version of the story has been posted here.

WASHINGTON – A June 20 Cronkite News story about former Arizona Rep. Gabby Giffords’ call for a Senate vote on a gun background-checks bill incorrectly reported the results of the largely partisan House vote on the measure in February. Eight Republicans voted for the measure then and two Democrats opposed it.

 

CORRECTION to May 22 story about Arizona’s citrus growers

EDS: Clients who used a Cronkite News story slugged BC-CNS-Citrus Squeeze that moved Wednesday, May 22, under a WADDELL dateline, are asked to use the following correction. The error appeared in the 19th graf of the original. A corrected version of the story has been posted here.

WADDELL – A May 22 Cronkite News story about the state’s citrus industry misstated the history of Justice Brothers U-Pick. The family runs the longest continuously operated citrus orchard in the state, but has been in the pick-your-own business on a former University of Arizona research grove for two years.

CORRECTION to May 3 story on migrant Venezuelan schoolchildren in Peru

EDS: Clients who used a Cronkite News story slugged BC-CNS-Peru Education that moved Friday, May 3, under a LIMA, Peru, dateline, are asked to run the following correction. The error appeared throughout the original and in a photo caption. A corrected version of the story has been posted here.

PHOENIX – A May 3 Cronkite News story about the press of Venezuelan migrant children into Peruvian schools misspelled the last name of Angie Zevallos and misstated her contribution to a plan to ensure migrant children get the education they need. Zevallos and colleagues developed that three-phase plan, aimed primarily at Lima public schools.

CORRECTION to May 10 story on border wastewater problems

EDS: Clients who used a Cronkite News story slugged BC-CNS-Border Sewage that moved Friday, May 10, under a NOGALES dateline, are asked to use the following correction. The error appeared in the 37th graf of the original. A corrected version of the story has been posted here.

PHOENIX – A May 10 Cronkite News story about troubled wastewater infrastructure along the U.S./Mexican border misspelled the last name of Jayne Harkins, the commissioner for the U.S. section of the International Boundary and Water Commission.

CORRECTION to May 9 story about emigrant Venezuelan doctors in Peru

EDS: Clients who used a Cronkite News story slugged  BC-CNS-Peru Doctors that moved Thursday, May 9, under a LIMA, Peru, dateline, are asked to run the following correction. The errors occurred throughout the original. A corrected version of the story has been posted here.

PHOENIX – A Cronkite News story about the challenges that emigrant Venezuelan doctors face getting certified in their new home of Peru misspelled the names of Dr. Jaime Parra and the University of Carabobo.

CORRECTION to April 26 story on Arizona’s energy resources

EDS: Clients who used a Cronkite News story slugged  BC-CNS-Arizona Energy that moved Friday, April 26, under a RED VALLEY dateline, are asked to run the following correction. The error occurred in the second graf of the original. A corrected version of the story has been posted here.

PHOENIX – A Cronkite News story about Arizona’s energy resources misidentified a government agency that was cited in the story. It was the Energy Information Administration that provided data on crude oil production on the Navajo Nation’s Dineh-bi-Keyah oil field.

 

CORRECTION to April 12 story on vaccination rates

EDS: Clients who used a Cronkite News story slugged  BC-CNS-Vaccination Rate that moved Friday, April 12, under a PHOENIX dateline, are asked to run the following correction. The error occurred in the 8th graf of the original. A corrected version of the story has been posted here.

PHOENIX – A Cronkite News story about a decline in vaccination rates was misleading about state requirements. Vaccines are mandatory for all grade levels, but the Arizona Department of Health Services only requires schools to report immunization rates for students in preschool, kindergarten and sixth grade unless a doctor exempts them because of medical reasons or a parent exempts them because of personal, philosophical or moral objections.

 

CORRECTION to April 5 story about yoga at Laveen

EDITORS: Clients who used a Cronkite News story slugged Sports-School Yoga Detention that moved Friday, April 5, under a LAVEEN dateline, are asked to run the following correction. The errors occurred in the fourth and fifth paragraphs of the original. A corrected version of the story has been posted here.

PHOENIX  – An April 5 story about yoga at Laveen Elementary misstated information about the program and its measured success because of incorrect information provided to Cronkite News. The yoga program complements detention at the school, Laveen principal Robert Caplinger said. Additionally, the school has shown a 70% decrease in office referrals only.

CORRECTION to April 4 story about El Niño

EDITORS: Clients who used a Cronkite News story slugged  BC-CNS-Lingering El Nino that moved Thursday, April 4, under a PHOENIX dateline, are asked to run the following correction. The error occurred in the fourth paragraph of the original. A corrected version of the story has been posted here.

PHOENIX  – An April 4 story about this winter’s lingering El Niño misstated the timing of the climatological pattern. Surface temperatures in the eastern Pacific Ocean near the equator normally begin to rise in the fall, peak in the winter and dissipate by spring, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

 

CORRECTION to April 3 story on unaccompanied minors

EDITORS: Clients who used a Cronkite News story slugged  BC-CNS-Kid Concerns that moved Wednesday, April 3, under a WASHINGTON dateline, are asked to run the following correction. The error occurred in the 10th graf of the original. A corrected version of the story has been posted here.

WASHINGTON – An April 3 Cronkite News story about Trump administration proposals to weaken protections for unaccompanied minor immigrants mischaracterized the role Neighborhood Ministries plays with such children. The Phoenix-based ministry advocates for unaccompanied minors who arrive at the southern border.

 

CORRECTION to March 7 story about code of conduct at the state Legislature

EDITORS: Clients who used a Cronkite News story slugged BC-CNS-Code of Conduct that moved March 7, under a PHOENIX dateline, are asked to run the following correction. The error occurred in the third and sixth paragraphs. A corrected version of the story has been posted here.

PHOENIX – A March 7 Cronkite News story about the Legislature’s progress on adopting a code of conduct misspelled the name of Matthew Specht, director of communications for the House Republicans.

CORRECTION to March 19 story on Arizona-Mexico Luncheon

EDITORS: Clients who used a Cronkite News story slugged BC-CNS-AZ Mex Luncheon that moved Tuesday, March 19, under a PHOENIX dateline, are asked to run the following correction. The error occurred in the first paragraph of the original. A corrected version of the story has been posted here.

PHOENIX – A March 19 Cronkite News story about a meeting between Gov. Doug Ducey and U.S. Mexican Ambassador Martha Bárcena incorrectly said it was their first official public meeting. Ducey and Barcena have met privately before in Washington and Mexico, but this was their first public meeting in Arizona.

CORRECTION to March 18 story on Tempe vigil

EDS: Clients who used a Cronkite News story slugged BC-CNS-Mosque Vigil that moved Monday, March 18, under a TEMPE dateline, are asked to run the following correction. The error occurred in the fifth graf of the original.  A corrected version of the story has been posted here.

PHOENIX –  A March 18 Cronkite News story about a Tempe vigil to honor victims of the terrorist attack at mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, included an incorrect age for one of the attendees. Mahleej Zara is 21.

CORRECTION to March 12 story on data privacy

EDS: Clients who used a Cronkite News story slugged BC-CNS-Data Doubts that moved Tuesday, March 12, under a WASHINGTON dateline, are asked to run the following correction. The error occurred in the eighth graf of the original.  A corrected version of the story has been posted here.

WASHINGTON –  A March 12 Cronkite News story about a hearing on data privacy gave an incorrect title for David Hoffman, one of the witnesses.  Hoffman is the associate general counsel and global privacy officer for Intel.

 

CORRECTION to Feb. 15 story about a trout hatchery

EDS: Clients who used a Cronkite News story slugged BC-CNS-Fish Hatchery that moved Friday, Feb. 15, under a FLAGSTAFF dateline, are asked to use the following corrections. The first error occurred in the byline. The other error occurred in the second-to-last paragraph. A corrected version of the story has been posted here.

FLAGSTAFF – A Feb. 15 Cronkite News story about renovations to an Arizona Game & Fish Department  hatchery misspelled the reporter’s last name. The story also had a misplaced quotation mark in a quote from David Fox, the Sterling Springs Hatchery manager. It now reads: “There’s been a few times when I sat here in the basement in the dark thinking, ‘Oh God, what’d I do’” getting into this line of work?

 

CORRECTION to Feb. 6 graphic on food banks in Arizona

EDS: Clients who used a graphic that accompanied a Cronkite News story slugged BC-CNS-Food Banks Shutdown that moved Wednesday, Feb. 6, under a PHOENIX dateline, are asked to use the following correction. The error occurred in the linked graphic. A corrected version of the story has been posted here.

PHOENIX – A Feb. 6 Cronkite News story about Arizona’s food banks preparing for a possible government shutdown included a graphic that incorrectly stated how many people received emergency food help from the Association of Arizona Food Banks each month, on average, in 2018. The number is 450,000.

CORRECTION to Jan. 28 story on digital license plates in Arizona

EDS: Clients who used a Cronkite News story slugged BC-CNS-Digital License Plates that moved Monday, Jan. 28, under a PHOENIX dateline, are asked to use the following correction. The error occurred in the fourth graph. A corrected version of the story has been posted here.

PHOENIX – A Jan. 28 Cronkite News story about Arizona’s approval of electronic license plates incorrectly identified the state Motor Vehicle Division, which is part of the Arizona Department of Transportation.