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News Briefing: Red Cross Asks Congress For Millions in Storm Aid

By Kate Golden on September 16, 2008No Comment
  • G. Wayne Clough, the new chief executive of the Smithsonian, is charged with turning the institution into a tightly run organization.  [New York Times]
  • South Dakota businessman and renowned philanthropist T. Denny Sanford donates $30 million to San Diego’s stem cell consortium.  [San Diego Union-Tribune]
  • Thousands of Hurrican Ike victims settle in at shelters for what could be weeks.  [Associated Press]
  • After plunging into debt to provide relief from back-to-back Gulf Coast hurricanes, the Red Cross asks Congress for $150 million in emergency funding.  [Washington Post]
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