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May 11, 2012

Baseball: An incorrect photo and caption were published in the May 9 Sports section with an article about the Texas Rangers' Josh Hamilton hitting four home runs in a game Tuesday. The caption said that the photo showed Hamilton hitting a home run in the ninth inning of a game in which he hit four homers in all. Hamilton did not homer in the ninth inning of Tuesday's game. The photo was from the Rangers-Orioles game Monday, when Hamilton did hit a home run in the ninth.

Judge James R. Browning: The obituary in the May 9 LATExtra section of Judge James R. Browning, former chief justice of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, said that President Kennedy was the United States' youngest chief executive sworn into office. In fact, Theodore Roosevelt was 42 when he took office after the assassination of William McKinley. Kennedy was the youngest person elected president, but he was 43 when he was sworn in.

Online film financing: An article in the May 10 Calendar section about crowd-sourced financing for independent films said that the website Kickstarter accepts donations only tied to U.S. bank accounts. The site accepts donations from all over the world, but the recipient of any donation must have a U.S. bank account.

LAUSD layoffs: A column in the May 9 Section A about potential layoffs in the Los Angeles Unified School District said that a state service tax had been proposed by a reform group called California Forward. In fact, the proposal was made by the Think Long Committee for California.

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