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News Briefing: A Brooklyn of Wealth and Needs Gets a Major Charity All Its Own

By Kate Golden on October 1, 2009No Comment

  • The
    Independence Community Foundation becomes the Brooklyn Community Foundation,
    changing its tax status to raise money rather than simply rely on income from
    its endowment.  [New York Times]
  • A
    senior executive at Bellevue Hospital Center
    is arrested on charges that she pressured vendors to sell her discounted
    stonework, furniture, and other goods and services for her own use.  [New
    York Times
  • Nearly
    a million poor people continue to be denied representation in the nation's
    courts because legal aid clinics lack sufficient financing.  [New York
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