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Saturday, March 12, 2011

An Et cetera listing in the March 11 Weekend section incorrectly said that a rummage sale benefiting Bannockburn Nursery School would be held Sunday. The event is scheduled for 9 a.m. Saturday at the Bannockburn Clubhouse in Bethesda.

A March 10 Page One article about the Wisconsin Senate passing Gov. Scott Walker's plan to curtail collective-bargaining rights for public employees incorrectly said that the measure would require state workers to pay more for their health-care coverage and pensions. That provision was stripped out of the bill.

A Religion Notes item in the March 10 Alexandria-Arlington Local Living section incorrectly said that Bach Vespers at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Alexandria would be held Saturday. The event will be at 6 p.m. Sunday.

The Robert McCartney column in the Feb. 24 Metro section, about the Intercounty Connector and Maryland's lack of funds for further, critical transportation improvements, incorrectly said that the Virginia General Assembly was about to approve $4 billion in borrowing for transportation. The correct figure was $2.9 billion. The assembly has since approved the measure.

A Feb. 19 Page One article about the uneasy relationship between President Obama and portions of the labor movement incorrectly quoted a letter from Ralph Nader to Obama as decrying a "wide symmetry" in the president's courtship of corporate chiefs vs. his relations with labor. The letter decried a "wide asymmetry" in Obama's handling of those groups.

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