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JUNE

Features: Benj Pasek and Justin Paul won a Tony Award for best original score (music and/or lyrics) written for the theater for "Dear Evan Hansen." A June 12 story incorrectly named the award.

News: Michigan teacher pension benefits are based on how much a teacher earned over the final three or five years of their career, depending on their date of hire. A teacher who worked three decades and earned a final average salary of $60,759 could get a monthly benefit of $2,891, according to the Office of Retirement Services. A retired pension member with 20 years of credited service who earned $38,452 could get $1,162 a month. Annual benefits were incorrect in a June 4 story.

MAY

News: LaMar Lemmons is a Detroit school board member. His name was misspelled in a May 25 story about new Detroit Superintendent Nikolai Vitti.

News: Target Insyght released the results of its May 17-18 poll of 400 Detroit residents to The Detroit News, but the newspaper did not sponsor the poll. The relationship was incorrect in a May 22 story and graphic.

News: Eric Evans, the president of hospital operations for Tenet Healthcare Corp., said “It was a trade-off of complexity to efficiency” in addressing the changes at Detroit Medical Center’s instrument cleaning processes. He was misquoted in a May 12 story.

Features: Woodward Avenue Brewers is open 4 p.m.-2 a.m. Mon.-Fri. and noon-2 a.m. Sat.-Sun. The incorrect days were listed in a May 10 story.

Homestyle: The Grosse Pointe Garden Tour is June 23 and 24.  Inaccurate information appeared in Nancy Szerlag’s May 5 Gardening column.

News: An ambulance driver transported a wounded Detroit police officer to Beaumont Hospital, Oakwood, rather than two hospitals that were closer. A May 2 story incorrectly reported the driver passed two hospitals.

APRIL

Homestyle: Kim Hoxworth is a doll maker from Farmington Hills. Her last name was misspelled in an April 28 story.

News: Gabrielle Psalms Settles is graduating from the College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts at Wayne State University. A May 1 story incorrectly identified the college from which she is receiving her degree. It also originally included a photo incorrectly identified as Settles.

News: Mark Steenbergh is the former mayor of Warren. His name was incorrect in an April 28 story about present Mayor Jim Fouts.

News: The owner of a home valued at $200,000 in the Chippewa Valley Schools district would pay $50 a year for the proposed $89.9 million bond issue on the May 2 ballot. The taxpayer cost was incorrect in an April 27 story.

Business: Café con Leche encompasses 1,700 square feet. The size of the cafe was wrong in an April 25 story.

News: Nahidh Shaou is the former Iraqi ex-convict who fears his upcoming deportation. His first name was incorrect in an April 15 story about the upcoming resumption of Iraqi deportations.

Entertainment: Smokey Robinson will perform at Chene Park on July 8. An April 12 story listed the incorrect date for the concert.

Entertainment: Aaron Dworkin is stepping down as dean of the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre and Dance after two years – not one year, as reported in an April 5 story.

Business: The original Better Made factory was founded in 1930 as Cross and Peters. An April 4 story misstated that founding.

On Screen: Because of incorrect information provided to the newspaper, several dates for Michigan Opera Theatre’s upcoming season were incorrect in a Friday, March 31 story. “Rigoletto” will play Oct. 14-22, while “27” will be staged March 10 only. Soprano Kathleen Battle’s solo recital will be Nov. 5, while the American Ballet Theatre’s “Romeo and Juliet” will go up Feb. 8-11. Stephen Lord, principal conductor, will handle MOT artistic direction for two years through 2018-2019.

Sports: The Detroit Tigers' record from the 1989 season was 59-103. It was incorrect in an  April 2 story.

MARCH

News: U.S. Rep. Jack Bergman, R-Watersmeet, is a retired Marine lieutenant general. His military rank was misidentified in a March 23 story.

Features: Dick Wagner’s Remember the Child benefit concert is March 24. The date was incorrect in a March 15 story.

Features: A March 15 story misstated the run dates for "Rent" at the Fisher Theatre. The show runs from March 21-26. Abbott Middle School theater teacher Ryan Moore's name also was incorrect.

Features:  March 7 story quoted Life Remodel CEO Chris Lambert using words that conveyed a different meaning. He intended to say that the one rule Community Innovation Center Durfee Elementary-Middle School tenants must follow is “to be passionate about building community within the building and passionate about the community outside the building.”

Life+Home: Nine-inch pies at Sister Pie bakery cost $28. The pie size was incorrect in a March 6 story. Also, it took pastry chef Tianna Bogan four months to train for her position after four months as a dishwasher. The length of time she spent washing dishes was incorrect.

Sports: A Big Ten men's basketball tournament schedule published March 6 incorrectly listed the matchup for a quarterfinal game. Minnesota plays the No. 5-12/13 seed winner.

FEBRUARY

News: A Feb. 27 story misidentified the sponsor of a fundraiser Mayor Mike Duggan is throwing Wednesday in New York City at the Manhattan store of Detroit-based luxury brand Shinola.

News: A headline with a Feb. 27 story spelled Hamtramck incorrectly.

News: A Feb. 25 story incorrectly identified the Boardman Dam in a photo.

News: A previous version of one of the items in the Feb. 16 Political Insider column should have made it clear that Michigan Congressman Justin Amash uses the terms "Affordable Care Act" and "Obamacare" interchangeably.

Entertainment: Former New York club SqueezeBox was the inspiration for the musical “Hedwig and the Angry Inch.” The club was incorrectly identified in a Feb. 15 story.

News:A Feb. 3 story about a federal judge's dismissal of a major class-action lawsuit from Flint residents over how the state handled changes in the city's water contained passages from a story by Gongwer News Service without attribution. It also incorrectly referred to Cary McGehee's gender.

JANUARY 

News: Jan. 27 obituary for Detroit community development professional Brad Frost included quotes that should have been attributed to social media posts. Dana Frost was quoted via Instagram; Doug Stewart, Facebook; and Jeremy Potter, LinkedIn. The sources of the quotes were not identified.

Entertainment: Pianist Christopher O’Riley is performing with the Pacifica Quartet 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21, at the Seligman Performing Arts Center, and solo at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 22, at Varner Recital Hall. His performance dates were incorrectly listed in a Jan. 18 story.

Autos: The 2018 Ford Mustang is dropping the V-6 engine as an option for the first time since 1994. The time frame was incorrectly stated in a Jan. 17 story.

Entertainment: Lou's Deli is at 8220 W. McNichols in Detroit and can be reached at (313) 861-1321.  An incorrect address and phone number were listed in a Jan. 12 story.

 

DECEMBER

Homestyle:  The Cotswold Cafe at the Edsel & Eleanor Ford House will be expanded under proposed plans for the estate. The name of the cafe was incorrect in a Jan. 6 story.

Homestyle:  A Jan. 6 recipe for Tomato-Glazed Meatloaves omitted milk, eggs and parsley and has been updated with the missing ingredients and instructions.

Entertainment: The phone number for La Cucina del Vino is (586) 254-2999. An incorrect number was listed in a Dec. 22 story.

News: The birth year for  Mandell Berman was mistakenly given as the year he graduated from high school in a Dec. 26 obituary.

News: Luke MacGilvray is the man behind the mask of the holiday demon Krampus. MacGilvray's name was misspelled in some references in a Dec. 11 story.

Homestyle: Renaissance Restorations in Birmingham was the contractor for two of homeowner Dottie Adair’s bathrooms in Detroit’s historic Boston-Edison neighborhood. The company’s name was wrong in a Dec. 2 story.

NOVEMBER

News:A Nov. 2 story misidentified the gender of Aiden Ramirez-Tatum, a UM freshman.

OCTOBER

Entertainment:An Oct. 21 story gave a wrong first name for actor, producer and director Tyler Perry.

News: Lead poisoning treatment drug calcium disodium versenate, a sterile injectible version of the drug calcium EDTA. An Oct. 21 story gave the incorrect name of the drug. The story also misspelled the name of Marianne Udow-Phillips.

Business: S. Jack Hu is vice president for research at the University of Michigan. Where he worked was incorrect in an Oct. 18 story.

Editorial: The city of Detroit has levied fines of about $500,000 on contractors working on the new Red Wings arena built by Olympia Development of Michigan. The amount was incorrect in an Oct. 17 editorial.

News: Democrat Suzanna Shkreli of Clarkston, running for Congress in Michigan's 8th District, raised $411,421 for the third quarter. An Oct. 16 story omitted one of two reports, resulting in an incorrect fundraising total.

News: An informational session about  Kresge Innovative Projects: Detroit will take place Nov. 15. An Oct. 13 story contained the wrong date.

Home: The Mercantile Detroit, a marketplace of socially conscious artisans selling a variety of goods, will be held from 2-8 p.m. Sunday at Eastern Market, 3434 Russell Street in Detroit. The location was incorrect in an Oct. 7 story.

Business: The Consumer Finance Protection Bureau is the federal agency urging  banks and credit-cards issuer to give consumers their credit scores for free. The agency was misidentified in an Oct. 3 column.

SEPTEMBER

News: Eastern Michigan University student Joan Schell disappeared from campus after hitchhiking in front of the student union in June 1968. A Sept. 27 story incorrectly reported the year of her disappearance.

News: The number of absentee ballots cast by Michigan voters increased nearly 19 percent from 2010 to 2014. A Sept. 21 story incorrectly stated the time frame.

Features: Detroit native Sophia Urista was chosen to be on the team of Miley Cyrus on “The Voice.” A Sept. 21 story incorrectly stated her team.

News: A missing Farmington Hills woman's personal items were found on a water heater inside a PetSmart store. A Sept. 15 story incorrectly named the store.

Business: MGM GRand Detroit's new president Michael Neubecker most recently served as senior vice president and chief financial officer at the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. A Sept. 9 story misstated his background.

AUGUST

News: Marathon Oil Corp. has no active drilling permits that it purchased from Encana Corp. in 2014. A previous version of this story misidentified the company name and the number of active permits. Information was incorrect in an Aug. 29 story

News: Swartz Creek Community Schools does not share a border with Flint Community Schools, leading a New Jersey nonprofit to eliminate the pairing from a report issued this week about the nation’s most segregated school district boundaries. The group EdBuild said it was in error when it included the Swartz Creek/Flint boundary in its list as reported in an Aug. 22 story. The two districts are separated by the Carman-Ainsworth Community Schools district.

News: Mahle Powertrain is opening a new headquarters in Plymouth while Mahle, the parent company, will keep corporate headquarters in Farmington Hills. Information was incorrect in an Aug. 18 story.

Features:  Yiannis and Pat Karimalis hosted the recent “Art in the Garden” in their Novi home. Their name was incorrect in an Aug. 18 Society Confidential column.

News: Kelly Rossman-McKinney has been hired by the Detroit Regional Chamber Foundation campaign seeking to educate the public about the benefits of more regional transportation. Her role was incorrect in an Aug. 3 story.

JULY

News: Term-limited state Rep. Kurt Heise, R-Plymouth, has not made an endorsement among the Republicans vying to succeed him in the House District 20 primary race. A July 20 story incorrectly reported that he supported a candidate.

News: Detroit Public Schools assistant general counsel Marquita Sylvia said in an email that attorney fees in the district’s lawsuits range from $290 to $510 per hour. A July 18 story incorrectly attributed to her the verification of a specific amount charged by George Butler of Dickinson Wright. He told a judge he is charging $475 per hour.

JUNE

News: Annmarie Erickson is leaving the Detroit Institute of Arts to be a consultant to the Detroit Regional Chamber Foundation, charged with building support for regional transit solutions. A June 30 story incorrectly identified her new employer.

Features:A June 24 Neal Rubin column has been updated to remove an incorrect statement that Stemedica, a San Diego, California-based biopharmaceutical company, gave lawyer Jim Gass stem cell treatment in Mexico following a stroke.

News: Wayne State University’s annual tuition for in-state, lower-division full-time students will be $12,268 annually, up from $11,814 this year, a jump of 3.8 percent. A June 24 story incorrectly stated the tuition amount for full-time freshmen and sophomores.

Business: A General Motors experienced internship program offering technical internship programs to those who have been out of the workplace for two years or more is open to men and women. A June 24 story has been updated to include men.

Entertainment: Ringo Starr's first hit single "It Don't Come Easy" was released in 1971. The date was incorrect in a story published June 16.

News:  A June 9 article about Syrian refugees in Michigan has been corrected to replace a missing word in a quote from Rochester Hills resident Dick Manasseri. The quote now reads, “People in law enforcement, the FBI, the Department of Homeland Security, all say refugees can’t be vetted because there are no records for them.”

Business: Flat Rock Assembly will have two weeks of summer shutdown. The Detroit News was given incorrect information in a June 7 story.

MAY

Business:  A May 30 article that examined whether U.S. automakers are benefiting from problems at foreign brands mischaracterized data about shopping habits at Edmunds.com. Comparisons of cross-shopping between brands represented queries of shoppers who were considering buying Volkswagens against other brands, not shoppers who currently own Volkswagens and were looking at other brands.​ http://www.detroitnews.com/story/business/autos/2016/05/29/big-benefiting-troubles-foreign-brands/85144252/

News: Naloxone kits were provided for the Ferndale Police Department by the Oakland County Community Mental Health Authority. The story misstated incorrectly stated who provided naloxone kits to Ferndale. http://www.detroitnews.com/story/news/local/detroit-city/2016/05/26/detroit-ferndale-cops-naloxone/84985996/

Business:  A chart accompanying a May 2 story about Michigan insurance rate increases misstated the rate of premium increases for Michigan drivers. http://www.detroitnews.com/story/business/autos/2016/04/29/mich-drivers-face-steep-insurance-hikes-violations/83738364/

APRIL

Features: An item in Society Confidential on April 29 should have attributed descriptive information about a Caribbean home listing to the original report that appeared in Forbes.com. http://www.detroitnews.com/story/opinion/columnists/chuck-bennett/2016/04/29/chuck-bennett-society-confidential-home-sweet-mansion/83697822/

Opinion:  James Edwards, the Memphis-area host of the radio show “The Political Cesspool” has no formal position with the Ku Klux Klan. He has informed The Detroit News that he believes a March 17 opinion column about his support of the presidential campaign of Donald Trump left the impression that Edwards served in an official capacity with the Ku Klux Klan.  http://www.detroitnews.com/story/opinion/2016/03/16/jewish-leaders-trump-presidency/81887632/

Business:  A photo caption with an April 5 story misidentified Sapa CEO Egil Hogna and Tolga Egrilmezer, vice president of strategic products. http://www.detroitnews.com/story/business/autos/2016/04/05/auto-supplier-lab-troy/82659868/

 

MARCH

News: A March 30 story incorrectly provided information about donors. The Walton Family Foundation, the W.K. Kellogg Foundation and the Skillman Foundation are providing financial support to the enrollment program, and Team Detroit is an in-kind contributor. The Ford Foundation has made a general grant to Excellent Schools Detroit, but no Ford entity is funding the enrollment program. http://www.detroitnews.com/story/news/local/detroit-city/2016/03/30/dps-skipping-new-school-enrollment-site/82409064/

News: A March 2 story incorrectly quoted EAA chancellor Veronica Conforme about the time to turn around a school.  http://www.detroitnews.com/story/news/politics/michigan/2016/03/02/education-achievement-authority-detroit-school-rescue/81238116/

FEBRUARY 2016

News: A Feb. 5 story incorrectly listed the Detroit Zoo staffers on 10-day trip to Antarctica. https://presto-detroitnews.gannettdigital.com/Create/Story2.aspx#/Edit/asset/79856778?authoringType=story

News: A Feb. 3 story incorrectly referred to the EPA's Jennifer Crooks in a story about a congressional hearing on the Flint water crisis. http://www.detroitnews.com/story/news/michigan/flint-water-crisis/2016/02/03/flint-water-congressional-hearing/79728072/

JANUARY 2016

Sports: The “Immaculate Reception” by the Steelers occurred in the 1972 season. A Super Bowl video by Jerry Green contains the incorrect year of the play.http://content-static.detroitnews.com/projects/jerry-green-50-super-bowls/index.htm

Business: A Jan. 27 story was updated to add information on what the revised plan reveals about focusing domestic car production on SUVs and pickups. http://www.detroitnews.com/story/business/autos/chrysler/2016/01/27/fca-plan/79400188/​

News:A Jan. 22 story contained incorrect information on ex-Detroit City Council president Charles Pugh's current employment in New York. Two restaurants say he no longer works for them. http://www.detroitnews.com/story/news/local/detroit-city/2016/01/22/charles-pugh/79199828/

Business: The Michigan Attorney's General's office posted on its website a consumer alert about unlicensed lenders offering abusive loans on auto titles. A Jan. 4 story contained incorrect information. http://www.detroitnews.com/story/business/columnists/brian-j-oconnor/2016/01/03/piggies-piggy-bank-awards/78238946/

NOVEMBER 2015

Entertainment: Tickets for the Fort Street Chorale & Chamber Orchestra performance of “The Messiah” at Fort Street Presbyterian Church, 3 p.m. Dec. 5-6, are $20, $15 for students and groups of 10. A Nov. 19 story listed incorrect ticket prices. http://www.detroitnews.com/story/entertainment/2015/11/18/twelve-big-holiday-traditions-metro-detroit/76023996/

News: The inmate phone-service provider in Genesee County is Securus. The firm was incorrect in a Nov. 9 story. http://www.detroitnews.com/story/news/politics/2015/11/09/prison-call-rate-cuts-help-inmates-hurts-jail-budgets/75431636/ 

News: The company that authenticates baseball memorabilia is PSA/DNA Authentication Services (psacard.com). The firm’s name and website address was incorrect in a Nov. 6 story. http://www.detroitnews.com/story/life/home-garden/2015/11/05/treasure-baseball-scorecard/75234966/

News: Michael Curley, 26, was killed in a hit-and-run accident in Ann Arbor Oct. 28 while bicycling home from a downtown restaurant. His name was incorrect in a Nov. 5 column. http://www.detroitnews.com/story/life/columnists/marney-rich-keenan/2015/11/03/spate-hit-run-drivers-leave-victims-dead-parents-ask/75136350/

OCTOBER 2015

News: On Tuesday, Rochester Hills is seeking the renewal and new additional amount for a total of 0.10 mill, and Ferndale's millage is a  non-homestead renewal. Millage information for the two communities was incorrect in an Oct. 28 story. http://www.detroitnews.com/story/news/politics/elections/oakland-county/2015/10/28/oakland-county-local-elections/74755024/​

News: On Tuesday, Rochester Hills is seeking the renewal and new additional amount for a total of 0.10 mill, and Ferndale's millage is a  non-homestead renewal. Millage information for the two communities was incorrect in an Oct. 28 story. http://www.detroitnews.com/story/news/politics/elections/oakland-county/2015/10/28/oakland-county-local-elections/74755024/​

News: The former American Motors Corp. site on Plymouth Road near Schaefer sold for $500. The winning bid was wrong in an Oct. 27 story. http://www.detroitnews.com/story/news/local/detroit-city/2015/10/20/former-american-motors-corp-site-sells-six-hundred/74285862/

Business: Tax rules limit total annual contributions to all types of IRAs to $5,500 with an additional $1,000 for savers older than 50 in any one tax year. A Monday story incorrectly stated options for contributions to Individual Retirement Accounts: http://www.detroitnews.com/story/business/columnists/brian-j-oconnor/2015/10/18/oconnor-want-live-long-prosper-take-free-money/74190976/

SEPTEMBER 2015

News:  There are four roundabouts in West Bloomfield Township. The number was incorrect in information provided to The Detroit News for a September 27 story about the opening of a roundabout at 14 Mile and Orchard Lake Road. http://www.detroitnews.com/story/news/local/oakland-county/2015/09/21/mile-orchard-lake-roundabout-nearly-totally-open/72579270/

AUGUST 2015

Entertainment: Zayn Malik was the second oldest member of One Direction before leaving the group in March. His age status was incorrect in a Thursday story. http://www.detroitnews.com/story/entertainment/music/2015/08/26/breaking-one-direction-ford-field/32435397/

News:Michigan allocated $3.7 million for the Indian Tuition Waiver program in 2014, including a $500,000 supplemental appropriation that was divided among the state’s 15 public universities. An Aug. 11 story and graphic incorrectly reported the amount of funding for the program. This story also has been updated to reflect that the state of Michigan received land Indian tribal land in return for pledging to put native people through college. It also corrects the number of students enrolled through the program at Central Michigan University to 165. http://www.detroitnews.com/story/news/local/michigan/2015/08/12/michigan-underfunds-native-american-tuition-program/31507127/

JULY 2015

Business: Garden Fresh is the Ferndale company recently acquired by Campbell Soup Co. The company name was incorrect in a quotation by agent Patrick Carolan in a real estate story Tuesday. http://www.detroitnews.com/story/business/2015/07/28/detroit-area-housing-market-among-nations-hottest/30747381/

News: A  July 28 story noted that Detroit Dog Rescue was founded by Detroit rapper Daniel “Hush” Carlisle. In addition, the nonprofit’s co-founder is Emmy-nominated TV producer Monica Martino. http://www.detroitnews.com/story/news/local/detroit-city/2015/07/27/detroit-gets-first-kill-dog-shelter/30766399/

News: Laurie Sabin of Bloomfield Township started participating in the Wish-A-Mile Bicycle Tour two years ago. A story on Thursday incorrectly stated which event launched her participation. http://www.detroitnews.com/story/news/local/michigan/2015/07/22/mile-bike-tour-raises-money-kids-wishes/30549807/

News: The name of child trauma expert Dr. James Henry was incorrectly reported in an online  story published July 27 as Dr. Henry James.  http://www.detroitnews.com/story/news/local/detroit-city/2015/07/27/blair-custody/30728301/

News:A headline on a story about Attorney General Bill Schuette's fundraising activity was incorrect. He has raised $116,000 in contributions this year. http://www.detroitnews.com/story/news/politics/2015/07/27/ag-schuette-raises-seek-re-election/30758753/

News: An Oakland County training session designed to help curb prescription drug abuse is scheduled for Oct. 3. The date was incorrect in an information box with a July 21 story. http://www.detroitnews.com/story/news/local/oakland-county/2015/07/21/oakland-county-warns-prescription-drug-abuse/30474787/

News: A July 13 story about health care costs at Detroit automakers should have said some veteran tier-one hourly workers pay a deductible for health care coverage, while some entry-level tier-two workers have slightly higher overall out-of-pocket costs, including higher deductibles than tier-one workers. http://www.detroitnews.com/story/business/autos/2015/07/12/auto-health/30059775/

News: The number of  Maggie Dorsey’s children, the age of one of them, and her marital situation were stated incorrectly in a July 8 story. http://www.detroitnews.com/story/opinion/columnists/laura-berman/2015/07/07/berman-fata-hearing/29846965/​

News: A July 7 story about the Michigan State Fair expanding contained an incorrect reference to the Suburban Collection Showplace. http://www.detroitnews.com/story/news/local/oakland-county/2015/07/06/michigan-state-fair-expands-land-purchase/29802231/

JUNE 2015

News:West Bloomfield neurologist Gavin Awerbuch, the subject of a federal Medicare fraud investigation, is divorced. A June 18 story incorrectly listed his marital status. http://www.detroitnews.com/story/news/local/oakland-county/2015/06/17/rare-coins/28902899/

News: Berta Vivanco is one of the parents who graduated from the Toyota Family Learning Program. Her last name was incorrect in a story on June 18. http://www.detroitnews.com/story/news/local/detroit-city/2015/06/18/hispanic-detroit-parents-children-graduate-together/28960963/

News: Augie Paniagua of Bloomfield Township and his partner, David Batlemento, were one of the first same-sex couples to get married in Oakland County on Friday, June 26. Paniagua's last name was misspelled in a June 26 story. http://www.detroitnews.com/story/news/politics/2015/06/26/scotus-oakland/29330059/

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