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News Briefing: A $1 Million Donation to a College, and $250,000 to Explain It

By Kate Golden on February 19, 2008No Comment
  • Philanthropy might not be enough for Mike Bloomberg, some of those who know him say.  [New York Times]
  • Con artists rip off a Girl Scout group in Westminster, Colorado, buying cookies with a fake $100 bill.  [Associated Press]
  • The chief of malaria for the W.H.O. has complained about the growing influence of the Gates Foundation.  [New York Times]
  • Patricia Cornwell donates $1 million to the John Jay College of Criminal Justice and buys $250,000 worth of ads to explain quotes taken out of context.  [New York Times]
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