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Fund for Colorado Victims Nears $2-Million Warner Bros, the studio behind the blockbuster film, donated a reported $1-million to the online campaign for victims of Fridayâ€™s rampage at a screening of the new Batman movie, according toÂ Reuters.
• The Oneida Indian Nation has awarded $10-million to the American Revolution Center (Philadelphia) to help build the Museum of the American Revolution and recognize the role the Oneidas played in the Revolutionary War.
• The Carnegie Corporation of New York has awarded $500,000 to the National Commission on Teaching and America's Future (Washington, D.C.) to document and evaluate science, technology, engineering, and mathematics learning studios.
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