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For the record

November 22, 2011

Tax issues: An article in the Nov. 20 California section about a committee of influential Californians called Think Long reported that former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is a member of the group. Although a tax proposal by Think Long listed Schwarzenegger as a member, a spokesman for the group later said the former governor has never been a member. Additionally, the article said the California Federation of Teachers would push a proposal being crafted by labor groups to ask voters to raise income tax rates on high earners and increase the state sales tax. The union says it would only propose raising taxes on top earners.

Rick Perry: A Nov. 21 article in Section A about Texas Gov. Rick Perry's failed plan in 2002 to create a massive transit system said the Texas Farm Bureau had "endorsed his previous campaigns." While the bureau had endorsed Perry in most of his races, it backed his opponent in the 1998 election for lieutenant governor.

Shopping malls: In the Nov. 20 Image section, an article about Westfield Century City said the mall has a Neiman Marcus department store. There is a Neiman Marcus Cusp boutique, but not a Neiman Marcus department store.

L.A. Auto Show: A Nov. 19 Business section article about car buyers looking at new vehicles at the L.A. Auto Show referred to shopper Jordan Van Meter as a woman. Van Meter is a man.

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