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Bill Gates Dedicates New Building At Cornell University

Gates Hall will provide a base for 60 faculty members, as well as nearly 500 undergraduate and 350 graduate students.

CBS Seattle–10/03/2014

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Bill Gates: Eradicating Malaria Easier Than Fixing US Education System

Gates talked about his foundation’s work improving and distributing vaccines across the world. But he says making advances in education is the foundation’s hardest challenge.

CBS Seattle–06/30/2014

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WA Mom Sees Wells Built by Late Daughter’s Wish

One year after 9-year-old Rachel Beckwith’s death from a car crash inspired people around the world to donate more than $1 million to a charity in her honor, her mom is in Ethiopia this week visiting the water wells her philanthropy paid for.

07/24/2012

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Best Organizations Giving Back To The Seattle Arts

Numerous charitable organizations support a wide swath of arts and culture programs throughout the Seattle area. Provided here is just a small spectrum of some of the most influential charities doing just that in our great city.

04/23/2012

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Gates Foundation Visitor Center To Open February 4

People are already joking it’s a good thing the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation isn’t charging admission for its new visitor center, which showcases Bill Gates’ multibillion-dollar philanthropy, not his computers. But most people don’t know what to expect from the glass-clad public space in front of the new headquarters of the world’s largest charitable foundation. It opens Saturday, February 4.

02/01/2012

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