A Feb. 20 Business article incorrectly identified the organization that submitted a Walt Disney Co. shareholder proposal to ban outside auditors from providing other services. The proposal was submitted by the United Association S&P 500 Index Fund, a mutual fund created at the request of the United Association, a plumbers and pipefitters union.
An item in the Feb. 20 Metro in Brief column incorrectly described the circumstances surrounding a decision last fall to grant the Georgetown Flea Market a certificate of occupancy. City zoning officials who had opposed the flea market's location in the parking lot of Hardy Middle School changed their minds and agreed to the certificate. The Board of Zoning Appeals never took action on the matter.
A photograph of the sculpture "Mysteriously Abandoned New Home" in the Feb. 19 Style section was incorrectly credited. The photo was from the Art Institute of Chicago.
An article in the Feb. 17 Business section incorrectly said that WorldCom, EMC and Edison Schools were being investigated by the Securities and Exchange Commission on suspicion of improper bookkeeping. WorldCom is conducting an internal investigation of employees who may have inflated their commissions by improperly claiming credit for certain sales. The SEC has interviewed a former senior manager at EMC about whether revenue from a contract was correctly booked. Edison Schools explained in a filing with the SEC last week that it has booked as revenue money that it never actually received from its customers.
David Watkins, a 16-year-old Southeast Washington resident who was shot and killed Feb. 9 in the District, was not armed, according to police. Items in the Feb. 10 and 11 Metro in Brief columns incorrectly reported that the teenager was killed during a shootout.