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March 24, 2011

U.S. nuclear waste: A March 23 Section A article about U.S. nuclear waste management said a 2005 National Research Council study recommended that the Nuclear Regulatory Commission force utilities to partially unload pools of spent fuel rods at their nuclear power plants and move their oldest waste into dry casks, which are considered much safer. The council did not make a formal recommendation but advised the NRC to determine whether such a change would be prudent.

Sexual abuse lawsuit: In the March 22 Section A, a brief news item about a civil lawsuit alleging sexual abuse by a priest in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Philadelphia misspelled the name of a parish cited by the man who filed the suit. The man, a former altar boy, said he was abused at Our Lady of Calvary, not Cavalry, parish from 1988 to 1991.

Let's Move! campaign: A March 20 Section A article evaluating Michelle Obama's Let's Move! campaign to curb childhood obesity misidentified Dr. William Roberts. He is past president, not current president, of the American College of Sports Medicine.

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