An Oct. 11 graphic indicated a Category 5 hurricane hitting the Louisiana coast. It was a Category 3 hurricane. In the same graphic, an insufficient number of symbols were used to represent $2 billion in flood insurance claims for Florida.

An Oct. 11 Federal Page article on congressional blogs incorrectly said that only Rep. Tom Tancredo (R-Colo.) allows readers to post comments on his site. Numerous lawmakers do.

In some Oct. 10 editions, the name of the Guatemalan town of Santiago Atitlan was referred to as Santiago Amatitlan in an article and an accompanying map.

An Oct. 10 contract listing in Washington Business misspelled the name of Alvarez and Marsal Real Estate Advisory Services LLC, one of four winners of an $88 million Air Force housing contract.

An Oct. 9 Outlook article, in describing a New London, Conn., redevelopment project that was the subject of a Supreme Court ruling on a municipality's power to seize private property by eminent domain, may have left a misimpression about a new research center owned by Pfizer, the pharmaceutical company. Pfizer bought the land for the center; the parcel was not part of any acreage assembled through eminent domain. New London officials saw the Pfizer facility as a "catalyst" for the area's rejuvenation, the ruling said, but it was not part of the Fort Trumbull redevelopment plan challenged in court.

A spectator in the background of the Blog City photo in the Oct. 9 Magazine was digitally altered by the amateur photographer who submitted it. Such an alteration is contrary to Washington Post policy.

An Oct. 6 Metro article incorrectly said that the Pimlico horse racing track is in downtown Baltimore. Pimlico is in northwestern Baltimore.

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