A story Sunday quoted Brett Mandel, a candidate for city controller, as saying only 3 percent of the city's property owners had appealed their new real estate assessments. The Nutter administration said Monday that property owners had asked for a first-level review of 49,444 assessment notices, roughly 8.5 percent of the city's 579,000 parcels.

A story Sunday about the style of hanging plant called kokedama did not give the first name of a Dutch botanist known for his creative kokedamas. His name is Fedor van der Valk.

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