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News Briefing: South Korea’s Leader Donates $26 Million

By Kate Golden on July 7, 2009No Comment
  • South Korean President Lee Myung-bak will donate $26 million to create a scholarship fund that will help to bridge the growing gap between the rich and poor in his country.  [New York Times]
  • Warren Buffett makes the third installment in his plan to transfer the majority of his wealth to the Gates Foundation.  [Associated Press]
  • The Gates Foundation funds a $5 million research project to study what keeps community college students in school.  [Associated Press]
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