Wednesday, March 4, 2009

-- A March 3 Metro article about the snowstorm incorrectly said in some editions that Fairfax County schools would be closed. The county's schools opened March 3 after a two-hour delay.

-- A March 3 Metro article mischaracterized a bill sponsored by Maryland Sens. E.J. Pipkin (R-Queen Anne's) and James C. Rosapepe (D-Prince George's). The bill would allow the Maryland Public Service Commission to require utilities to buy back generating plants.

-- A March 1 Style article incorrectly stated that Keith Olbermann described Karl Rove as having "a head like a lump of unbaked bread dough." That comment was made by Jon Stewart.

-- A Feb. 25 Style article incorrectly quoted President Obama as saying, "See, I know we can get some concessions in here," during his address to a joint session of Congress. He said, "See, I know we can get some consensus in here."

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