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Billionaire Elaine Wynn delights in minutiae of education reform

Posted 5 days, 21 hours ago in Elsewhere

Elaine Wynn is one of the wealthiest women in the United States, has no school-aged children, and could be doing just about anything. But, instead of simply writing checks behind the scenes, she serves as the president of the Nevada State Board of Education, where she delights in the jargon and tedium of slow-burning education reform. Her confidants include the likes of Warren Buffett, Maria Shriver, and Duke University’s Mike ...

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5 things to watch as Donald Trump woos megadonor Sheldon Adelson

Posted 19 days, 21 hours ago in Elsewhere

So far, Sheldon Adelson is showing Donald Trump his face — but not his money. The Las Vegas Jewish billionaire and the Republican presidential nominee have met twice in recent weeks, first in New York and again in Las Vegas in late August. Adelson also hosted Trump at his suite during the Republican convention in Cleveland. But while the two billionaires seem to be getting along well, there is still ...

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