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Voting rights: In the June 30 Section A, an article about the effects of the Supreme Court's decision striking down a key portion of the Voting Rights Act said Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. wrote that black voter registration in Mississippi was 6.4% in 1965, versus 7% today. It should have said that Roberts compared the 1965 rate against the 2004 rate of 76%, not 7%. Lost luggage: In the July 1 Section A, a Monday Business article about devices that are sold to prevent airlines from losing luggage said that U.S.-based carriers lose or mishandle luggage at a rate of about 3 bags for every 100,000 passengers. The rate is about 3 for every 1,000 passengers, according to federal...

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