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News Briefing: Leona Helmsley Tops Slate’s Largest Gifts List

By Kate Golden on February 11, 2008No Comment
  • Larry Brilliant, Executive Director of, explains how Google decided what causes to focus its giving on.  [Slate Magazine]
  • Three armed men in ski masks steal $163.2 million worth of artwork from a Zurich museum in one of the largest art robberies in Europe’s history.  [Associated Press]
  • Dioceses nationwide continue to consolidate parishes in the face of rising costs, aging priests, and shrinking congregations.  [New York Times]
  • Slate Magazine and the Center of Philanthropy at Indiana University complile a list of the largest American charitable contributions; Leona Helmsley and Barron Hilton the list.  [Slate Magazine]
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