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October 06, 2017

Daily News Roundup: Grass-Roots Anti-Nuclear-Weapons Group Wins Nobel

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International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons Awarded Nobel Peace Prize (The Washington Post)

Las Vegas Sands and Adelsons Donate $4 Million to Aid Victims of Shooting (Las Vegas Review-Journal). Also see The Chronicle’s profile of Sheldon and Miriam Adelson, who give the most of any philanthropists in Nevada.

Moody’s Places U. of Louisville and Foundation on Review for Potential Downgrade, Citing Basketball Scandal (Insider Louisville)

Whistleblower Lawsuit Against Art Museum Claims Donor-Restricted Funds Were Diverted (MLive)

Oakland, Calif., Seeks Ways to Help Nonprofits Facing Rising Rents (East Bay Times)

Opinion: Nonprofits That Give Women in Developing Countries Chickens or Sewing Machines Assume Women’s Empowerment Is an Economic Issue That Can Be Separated From Politics. It Isn’t. (The New York Times)

About Hurricane Relief

Knight Foundation Donates $2.5 Million for Hurricane Aid in Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands (Miami Herald)

Lin-Manuel Miranda Gathers All-Star Latin Artists for Hurricane Relief (The New York Times). Also see The Chronicle’s special report on celebrities, including Mr. Miranda, who raise money online for charities.

Puerto Rico’s Museums Have Begun to Reopen and Are Helping With Relief Efforts (The Art Newspaper)