Toyota settlement: An article in the March 21 Business section about a federal judge's ratification of a landmark settlement by Toyota Motor Corp. over safety defects attributed the following quote to U.S. Atty. Gen. Eric Holder: "The rules of evidence sometimes do not allow you to use certain kinds of evidence and certain documents against individuals, although they might be admissible against the company itself. Although there is an admission that there were individuals who engaged in conduct which provides for a basis to bring a case against the company, they are not charged here." The quote actually was from Preet Bharara, the U.S. attorney for the southern district of New York.
Head Start: An article in the March 19 LATExtra section about the possible closure of Kedren Head-Start early-preschool centers in Los Angeles County said that Kedren had served 727 children in Watts and that 775 of Kedren's slots could be reallocated to the Children's Institute Inc., which the story referred to as a reduced number. The 775 slots would be divided among six areas, including Watts.
Medal of Honor recipients: An article in the March 19 Section A about President Obama bestowing the Medal of Honor on 24 veterans included a caption that identified Melvin Morris as a retired Army staff sergeant. Morris, who was honored at the White House ceremony for his heroic actions as a staff sergeant in 1969, is a retired Army sergeant first class.
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