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In an article published Friday about a probe into the student loan industry, the Associated Press reported erroneously that State Attorney General Andrew Cuomo was investigating Citibank.

Citibank has already agreed to put $2 million toward a national fund that would educate students and parents about the financial aid industry and is no longer under investigation.


Constance Perna Pellegrino is the widow of Michael A. Pellegrino, and her father is funeral director Frank Perna. Their names were incorrectly reported in a story Friday about the death of Michael A. Pellegrino.


In a story Thursday about a hearing on a proposed ethanol plant, former mayoral candidate Judith Einach was incorrectly identified as an attorney. She is director of the Coalition on West Valley Nuclear Wastes.

Also, Kitty Lambert was misidentified as a resident of the Old First Ward. She lives in a neighboring area, The Valley.


In a March 31 column on the case of Genarlow Wilson, syndicated columnist Leonard Pitts Jr. incorrectly reported that the 15-year-old victim reported the crime initially. In fact, a 17-year-old reported the rape to police.

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