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Katrina donations spur questions

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Here are the top nonprofit stories reported elsewhere:

* Legal limits on how charities can use the more than $1.1 billion donated to help Katrina victims may keep those charities from using much of those funds, the Washington Post reported Sept. 23.

* The International Committee of the Red Cross says it plans to let national first-aid grops use a new symbol – a “crystal” – to replace a cros or crescent if they do not wan to use those existing symbols, bmj.com reported Sept. 24.

* The head of the Global Health program at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is quitting in the face of a long-running conflict-of-interest investigation by Congress, the Associated Press reported Sept. 14.

* Fashion weeks increasingly include supermodels raising and donating funds for charity, the International Herald Tribune reported Sept. 21.

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