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Cost of Being Mayor? $650 Million, if He’s Rich

New York Times Philanthropy - Sun, 12/29/2013 - 23:00
An analysis of Michael R. Bloomberg’s personal spending connected to his time and role as mayor found staggering totals on items from bagels to flights by private plane.
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Harold Simmons Dies at 82; Backed Swift Boat Ads

New York Times Philanthropy - Sun, 12/29/2013 - 23:00
Mr. Simmons, who built a billion-dollar empire starting with a Dallas drugstore, gave $26.9 million to “super PACs” opposing President Obama in the 2012 presidential election.
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Bronx Arts Museum Reaches Out to Borough Alumni

New York Times Philanthropy - Sun, 12/29/2013 - 23:00
Well-known borough natives, including the actor Chazz Palminteri, are helping the museum target a constituency key to its future: former Bronxites.
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