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No signature required?

May 3, 2009
Maine Senate passes same-sex marriage bill The bill needs New Hampshire Governor John Lynch’s signature to become law. As a New Hampshire resident, I would encourage you to correct your article about Maine’s Senate passing a same-sex marriage bill in which you wrote that for NH’s bill to pass Gov. Lynch would have to sign it. This is only partly true. Gov. Lynch also has the option of letting the bill pass into law without his signature, by neither signing it nor vetoing it. Maybe next time you should research the legislative process of our state a bit more before you write! Seeker Several readers pointed this out to us. We corrected it: GBU Editor People with opposing viewpoints on Proposition 8 demonstrate outside the California Supreme Court in San Francisco, California March 5, 2009.¬†REUTERS/Robert Galbraith

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Vaccine, or no vaccine?

April 29, 2009

World closer to swine flu pandemic

Worldwide, seasonal flu kills between 250,000 and 500,000 people in an average year but the new strain worries experts because it spreads rapidly between humans and there is vaccine for it.

Sore subject

April 28, 2009


Your misspelling: Steinbrueck admitted long meetings cause his rear end to get soar and also…Sorry, just had to point that out to you.

Scary headline

April 25, 2009

Mexico shuts schools in capital in flu scar

Hello, I noticed an error today on the Reuters site, that made me stare at the article in confusion.

Big difference…

April 24, 2009

Colorado man arrested for shooting bounty hunter “Dog”

DENVER (Reuters) – A Colorado man was arrested on Wednesday after eyewitnesses claimed he may have fired a gun at reality TV star Duane “Dog” Chapman as the bounty hunter tried to apprehend him, police said.

Sorry, wrong number…

April 22, 2009

5.5 million Americans paralyzed, study finds

“Thirty-sex percent of those who reported being paralyzed said they had ‘a lot of difficulty’ in moving, while 16 percent said they were completely unable to move,” the researchers wrote.

Bad conversion…

April 21, 2009

45 tonnes is not 40 million kg.


No. We removed the faulty conversion: GBU Editor

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A fit of pique?

April 21, 2009

NBC Universal offers sneak peak at media earnings

PEAK???? Shouldn’t that be PEEK?


Of course. We corrected: GBU Editor

A real peak. Cloud rise behind Mount Everest, the world’s highest peak.¬†REUTERS/Gopal Chitrakar

The wrong guy…

April 20, 2009

Your article about Yusuf Islam has a picture of Sami Yusuf attached to it. I guess all Muslims must look the same to you.

Sloppy mistakes

April 17, 2009

GM pushs faster plan to cut U.S. dealers: sources

Embarrassing that the word “pushes” was misspelled as “pushs” on a headline. Push, pushes, pushed (or is it now pushd?).