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News Briefing: Leader Quits at the Mount, Former Home of Wharton

By Kate Golden on April 3, 2008No Comment
  • The president of the Edith Wharton Restoration resigns; organization in financial trouble after unrealistic fundraising expections create an unsustainable level of debt.  [New York Times]
  • The Gates Foundation donates $26.8 million to Cornell University to combat the emergence of rust disease on wheat.  [Associated Press]
  • Brian McNamee sells dozens of personal items in an online auction and will donate the profits to his juvenile diabetes charity.  [Associated Press]
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