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News Briefing: ‘Genius Grant’ Allows Reporter to Chase More Crime

By Kate Golden on September 28, 2009No Comment
  • A $500,000 'genius grant' from the MacArthur Foundation will allow Jerry Mitchell to further investigate the 1964 murders of three men who tried to register black voters in Mississippi.  [New York Times]
  • The Chronicle of Philanthropy releases its 17th annual ranking of nonprofit CEO compensation; James Mongan of Partners HealthCare Systems was the most highly compensated CEO in 2008.  [USA Today]
  • Raymond Rich, a wealthy industrialist, has left a bequest estimated at $75 million to Marist College.  [Des Moines Register]
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