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News Briefing: Haiti Relief Effort Faces ‘Major Challenge’

By Kate Golden on January 14, 2010No Comment
  • Charity experts say private donations will be critical to helping Haiti.  [USA Today]
  • European and international relief organizations are worried that aid could be slowed by the damage to the country's airport, roads, and power supplies.  [New York Times]
  • Texas Governor Rick Perry says the state will not compete for up to $700 million in federal education money because the program is an intrustion on states' control over education.  [New York Times]
  • The American Red Cross reports it has raised more than $800,000 through an online/text-messaging campaign.  [Baltimore Sun]
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