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News Briefing: Animal Groups in Court Over Helmsley Fortune

By Kate Golden on August 12, 2009No Comment
  • Animal-welfare groups accuse Leona Helmsley's estate trustees of ignoring her wishes that the majority of her money should go toward dog charities.  [Associated Press]
  • Several states make deep cuts in college financial aid programs.  [Associated Press]
  • George Soros is giving $35 million to needy schoolchildren in New York, enabling the state to receive $140 million in federal matching funds.  [Dow Jones]
  • The head of a children's charity in Chechyna and her husband were found shot to death in the trunk of a car.  [Washington Post]
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