Connecticut Part Of National Settlement With 'Sham' Cancer CharitiesAll fifty states and the Federal Trade Commission have reached a settlement with four groups that the government officials describe as sham cancer charities.
Tax Tips: What You Need to Know About Write Offs And DonationsKnowing what you can legitimately deduct off your taxes and what receipts you didn’t need to hold on to after all, can help both you and your accountant avoid a lot of headaches.
Man Who Lived Modestly Leaves Millions In Surprise DonationsA man who sometimes held his coat together with safety pins and had a long-time habit of foraging for firewood also had a knack for picking stocks — a talent that became public after his death when he bequeathed $6 million to his local library and hospital.
WTIC Holiday Store Raises $221,000WTIC listeners donated $221,000 to the Salvation Army, through this year's Holiday Store fundraiser.
Report: More Than $28 Million Raised For NewtownMore than $28 million has been donated to charities in connection to the deadly 2012 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
Some Avoid Black Friday For Annual 'Buy Nothing Day'While shoppers were spending Black Friday at the mall, some people in Rhode Island were taking a break from commerce and giving away a winter coat for the state's 17th annual "Buy Nothing Day."
Connecticut License Plates A Money-Raiser For Red Sox Foundation New York Yankees fans in Connecticut outnumber followers of the rival Red Sox, but the Boston World Series champions are winning support for the team's charity in Connecticut.
Attorney General Says Sandy Hook Plans Do Not Violate Donors' IntentConnecticut's attorney general says a foundation overseeing more than $11 million in donations received in response to the Newtown school shooting did not violate donor intent in its decisions for allocating the money to victim families and the community.
Murphy, Blumenthal Call For Audit Of Sandy Hook Donations Connecticut's U.S. senators called Friday for an independent audit of more than $11 million in donations received in response to the Newtown school shooting to determine what donors wanted done with the money.
Senators Calling For Audit Of Newtown Donations
Newtown Officials Request Halt To Donations Newtown officials are asking people to stop sending gifts to the grief-stricken community, saying they are deeply grateful, but can't handle the donation deluge.

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