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The Washington Times
Silicon Valley billionaires’ donations protects them from liberal muckrakersANALYSIS/OPINION: Giving to cool causes protects them from liberal muckrakers
The Washington Times / Posted 9 hours ago
ANALYSIS/OPINION: Giving to cool causes protects them from liberal muckrakers Progressives used to pressure U.S. corporations to cut back on outsourcing and on the tactic of building their products abroad to take advantage of inexpensive foreign... Read more
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The Alliance Review
History more important than everBy JOHN L. MICEK Columnist Published: August 15, 2017 3:00 AM WILLIAMSBURG, Va
The Alliance Review / Posted yesterday
By JOHN L. MICEK Columnist Published: August 15, 2017 3:00 AM WILLIAMSBURG, Va. -- It's a rainy and humid afternoon in mid-August and General George Washington, commander of the Continental Army, and I are talking... Read more
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The Mercury News
There are more millionaires than ever – here’s where and how manyFor a few hours in July, Jeff Bezos topped Bill Gates as the richest man in the
The Mercury News / Posted 12 days ago
For a few hours in July, Jeff Bezos topped Bill Gates as the richest man in the world. He has since dipped to third place, with an estimated fortune of $84.7 billion. Here’s a look at the wealthy in America. More millionaires than ever According to... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Hopkins school of public health names new deanEllen J. MacKenzie, a trauma expert and long-term faculty member at the Johns H
Baltimore Sun / Posted 12 days ago
Ellen J. MacKenzie, a trauma expert and long-term faculty member at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, will lead the school as its next dean this fall, university administrators announced Friday. MacKenzie will become the school’s... Read more
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Newsmax
14 Richest Americans Through the YearsWhile Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates bounced back and forth last week as America’s r
Newsmax / Posted 14 days ago
While Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates bounced back and forth last week as America’s richest person, Money tracked who else has publicly worn that crown through the years, using the 1996 book, “The Wealthy 100: From Benjamin Franklin to Bill Gates — A... Read more
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Bizjournals
Goldman Sachs unveils $10M program to boost Baltimore entrepreneurs (Buffett, who turns 87 in two weeks, said it has only been three lifetimes since
Bizjournals / Posted 14 days ago
Buffett, who turns 87 in two weeks, said it has only been three lifetimes since the American revolution, but the wealth in the U.S. has grown from almost nothing to $92 trillion. He said small businesses are the main reason for that growth and said... Read more
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Newsmax
14 Richest of US Wealthiest Through the YearsWhile Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates bounced back and forth last week as America’s r
Newsmax / Posted 14 days ago
While Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates bounced back and forth last week as America’s richest person, Money tracked who else has publicly worn that crown through the years, using the 1996 book, “The Wealthy 100: From Benjamin Franklin to Bill Gates — A... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Democrats’ economic agenda needs some workThis past week the Democratic Party began unveiling an economic agenda ahead of
The Seattle Times / Posted 18 days ago
This past week the Democratic Party began unveiling an economic agenda ahead of next year’s midterm elections, assuming it can’t merely run against President Donald Trump. Depending on what happens with GOP efforts to repeal Obamacare,the party... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Forbes reveals the richest Texans of 2017Rockefeller, who controlled Chase Manhattan bank for more than a decade, was th
Houston Chronicle / Posted 18 days ago
Rockefeller, who controlled Chase Manhattan bank for more than a decade, was the grandson of Standard Oil co-founder John D Rockefeller. Rockefeller is said to have donated almost $2 billion over his lifetime to various institutions including... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Visualizing The Richest People In Human History (Part 1)The Richest People in Human History (Up until the Industrial Revolution) Attri
Zero Hedge / Posted 19 days ago
The Richest People in Human History (Up until the Industrial Revolution) Attributable to: The Money Project, a collaboration between Visual Capitalist and Texas Precious Metals When we think of wealth today, we often think of the massive personal... Read more
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Daily Mail
Rockefeller estate in Maine on market for $19MCharity begins at home! Billionaire philanthropist David Rockefeller's Maine su
Daily Mail / Posted 20 days ago
Charity begins at home! Billionaire philanthropist David Rockefeller's Maine summer estate hits the market for $19million - with all proceeds from the sale going to charity David Rockefeller's 14.5 acre property called Ringing Point is being sold... Read more
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CNBC
Jeff Bezos faces new enemies now that he's the world's richest manPoor Jeff Bezos. That may sound like a strange way to describe the Amazon foun
CNBC / Posted 20 days ago
Poor Jeff Bezos. That may sound like a strange way to describe the Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos on the day when he eclipsed Bill Gates and became the world's richest man. But that title comes with a greater chance of holy hell raining down on... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Rockefeller estate in Maine on market for $19MPORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The Maine summer home of the late billionaire philanthro
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 20 days ago
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The Maine summer home of the late billionaire philanthropist David Rockefeller is on the market for $19 million, with all proceeds slated to go to charity. The Portland Press Herald reports that Rockefeller's will gave his... Read more
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FOX Business
Rockefeller estate in Maine on market for $19MThe Maine summer home of the late billionaire philanthropist David Rockefeller
FOX Business / Posted 20 days ago
The Maine summer home of the late billionaire philanthropist David Rockefeller is on the market for $19 million, with all proceeds slated to go to charity. The Portland Press Herald reports that Rockefeller's will gave his children first claim on... Read more
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FOX Business
Rockefeller estate in Maine on market for $19MPORTLAND, Maine – The Maine summer home of the late billionaire philanthropist
FOX Business / Posted 20 days ago
PORTLAND, Maine – The Maine summer home of the late billionaire philanthropist David Rockefeller is on the market for $19 million, with all proceeds slated to go to charity. Continue Reading Below The Portland Press Herald reports that... Read more
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ABC News
Rockefeller estate in Maine on market for $19MThe Maine summer home of the late billionaire philanthropist David Rockefeller
ABC News / Posted 20 days ago
The Maine summer home of the late billionaire philanthropist David Rockefeller is on the market for $19 million, with all proceeds slated to go to charity. The Portland Press Herald reports ( http://bit.ly/2v1ZxVb ) that Rockefeller's will gave his... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Sale of Rockefeller estate supports charitiesSEAL HARBOR, Maine (Portland Press Herald) -- The Seal Harbor home of David and
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 21 days ago
SEAL HARBOR, Maine (Portland Press Herald) -- The Seal Harbor home of David and Peggy Rockefeller is on the market for $19 million, and all proceeds from the sale of the 14.5-acre estate and the personal items inside will go to charities, the listing... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Sale of Rockefeller estate supports charitiesSEAL HARBOR, Maine (Portland Press Herald) -- The Seal Harbor home of David and
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 21 days ago
SEAL HARBOR, Maine (Portland Press Herald) -- The Seal Harbor home of David and Peggy Rockefeller is on the market for $19 million, and all proceeds from the sale of the 14.5-acre estate and the personal items inside will go to charities, the listing... Read more
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Daily Press
HRBooks review: 'Imbeciles' takes deep dive into Virginia's role in America's eugenicsBefore I tell you about this historical, shocking and true story of eugenics in
Daily Press / Posted 23 days ago
Before I tell you about this historical, shocking and true story of eugenics in the United States, “Imbeciles: The Supreme Court, American Eugenics and the Sterilization of Carrie Buck,” let me tell you about the author. Adam Cohen is a former... Read more
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ABC News
John Heard, Chester Bennington, Martin Landau and other notable people lost so far in 2017John Heard poses for a portrait at the Getty Images Portrait Studio during the
ABC News / Posted 25 days ago
John Heard poses for a portrait at the Getty Images Portrait Studio during the 2006 Sundance Film Festival, Jan. 20, 2006 in Park City, Utah. The actor -- known for his role in several iconic movies including "Big," "Beaches," and "Home Alone" --... Read more
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FOX Business
10 Companies That Apple Doesn't Have Enough Cash to BuyWith a market cap of about $784.5 billion, Apple(NASDAQ: AAPL) is by far the mo
FOX Business / Posted 29 days ago
With a market cap of about $784.5 billion, Apple(NASDAQ: AAPL) is by far the most valuable company in the world. A lot of that value, however, is tied up in cash -- most of which Apple holds overseas. As of the end of Apple's fiscal second quarter,... Read more
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FOX Business
10 Companies That Apple Doesn't Have Enough Cash to BuyWith a market cap of about $784.5 billion, Apple(NASDAQ: AAPL) is by far the mo
FOX Business / Posted 29 days ago
With a market cap of about $784.5 billion, Apple(NASDAQ: AAPL) is by far the most valuable company in the world. A lot of that value, however, is tied up in cash -- most of which Apple holds overseas. As of the end of Apple's fiscal second quarter,... Read more
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ABC News
Martin Landau, George A. Romero and other notable people lost already in 2017George A. Romero, the Night of the Living Dead director who helped bring zombie
ABC News / Posted 30 days ago
George A. Romero, the Night of the Living Dead director who helped bring zombie film culture to the mainstream died on July 16, 2017 following a battle with lung cancer. He was 77. Romero poses for a photograph while talking about his film "Diary of... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Cleveland, once called the mistake on the lake, is on the cusp of coolI am sitting on the deck of a once-derelict building that is now the city's tre
Los Angeles Times / Posted a month ago
I am sitting on the deck of a once-derelict building that is now the city's trendiest microbrewery, watching the sun set over old smokestacks, the arches of early 20th century bridges and a river that once burned, and I am thinking that something... Read more
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Daily Press
Pioneering love for folk art in Colonial WilliamsburgWilliamsburg residents had plenty of reason to feel both curious and baffled wh
Daily Press / Posted 1 months ago
Williamsburg residents had plenty of reason to feel both curious and baffled when a pioneering folk art collection assembled by Abby Aldrich Rockefeller went on view at the newly restored Ludwell-Paradise House in early 1935. Few people of the time... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Lost Cleveland: Exploring a different side of our cityCLEVELAND - Few American cities have experienced such an explosive rise, a cata
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 1 months ago
CLEVELAND - Few American cities have experienced such an explosive rise, a cataclysmic demise and a dramatic revival as Cleveland, Ohio. Once the fifth largest American city, and one of the wealthiest, in the first half of the 20th-century Cleveland... Read more

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