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For the record

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 statistics.

Airline merger: In the June 21 Business section, an article about the proposed merger of American Airlines and US Airways said that Delta Air Lines and Continental Airlines merged in 2010. It was United Airlines that merged with Continental in 2010.

Gordon Bricken: In the June 28 LATExtra section, the obituary of former Santa Ana mayor and Civil War buff Gordon Bricken said that he had worked on noise attention projects for his acoustical engineering firm. It should have said noise attenuation projects.

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