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Works Drawn From Gift to the Jewish Museum From the Barnett and Annalee Newman Foundation on View Beginning in April
NEW YORK, March 23 -- The Jewish Museum issued the following news release, dated March 21:

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The Gift: Works from the Barnett and Annalee Newman Foundation Collection April 11 through August 8, 2019

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The Jewish Museum presents The Gift: Works from the Barnett and Annalee Newman Foundation Collection, the first in a series of exhibitions drawn from the Foundation's donation of artworks to the Jewish Museum.

The Gift is installed within Scenes from the Collection, the Jewish Museum's third-floor collection exhibition. It will be on view from April 11 through August 8, 2019.

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Treasurer Fiona Ma Announces Sale of $78 Million in Veterans Housing Bonds
SACRAMENTO, California, March 23 -- California State Treasurer Fiona Ma issued the following news release:

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-The sale is believed to be the largest municipal bond issue that had a disabled veteran-owned investment bank serve as the book-running senior manager

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Today California State Treasurer Fiona Ma announced the sale of $78 million of Home Purchase Revenue Bonds for California Department of Veterans Affairs (CalVet). The joint senior managing underwriters for the sale were veteran-owned Academy Securities, Inc. and J.P. Morgan Securities LLC.

"This is such a fabulous way of saying ... Show Full Article

Public History Presentation at Former Governors' Mansion State Historic Site
BISMARCK, North Dakota, March 23 -- The State Historical Society of North Dakota issued the following news release, dated March 21:

Join us on Thursday, March 28, at 7 p.m. as Aaron Barth discusses why the North Dakota Former Governors' Mansion State Historic Site is one of the contributing resources of the heritage of the Missouri River and the Northern Plains National Heritage Area.

Barth is the executive director of the Missouri Valley Heritage Alliance/Fort Abraham Lincoln Foundation. The Society for the Preservation of the Former Governors' Mansion recently received grants from the Northern ... Show Full Article

Florida Auditor General Issues Report on South Florida State College
TALLAHASSEE, Florida, March 23 -- The office of the Florida Auditor General released the following report, dated March 20:

SUMMARY OF REPORT ON FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

Our audit disclosed that the basic financial statements of South Florida State College (a component unit of the State of Florida) were presented fairly, in all material respects, in accordance with prescribed financial reporting standards.

SUMMARY OF REPORT ON INTERNAL CONTROL AND COMPLIANCE

Our audit did not identify any deficiencies in internal control over financial reporting that we consider to be material weaknesses.

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Florida Auditor General Issues Report on Chipola College
TALLAHASSEE, Florida, March 23 -- The office of the Florida Auditor General released the following report, dated March 20:

SUMMARY OF REPORT ON FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

Our audit disclosed that the basic financial statements of Chipola College (a component unit of the State of Florida) were presented fairly, in all material respects, in accordance with prescribed financial reporting standards.

SUMMARY OF REPORT ON INTERNAL CONTROL AND COMPLIANCE

Our audit did not identify any deficiencies in internal control over financial reporting that we consider to be material weaknesses.

The results of our ... Show Full Article

Florida Auditor General Issues Report on Alachua County District School Board
TALLAHASSEE, Florida, March 23 -- The office of the Florida Auditor General released the following report, dated March 20:

SUMMARY OF REPORT ON FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

Our audit disclosed that the Alachua County District School Board (District's) basic financial statements were presented fairly, in all material respects, in accordance with prescribed financial reporting standards.

SUMMARY OF REPORT ON INTERNAL CONTROL AND COMPLIANCE

Our audit did not identify any deficiencies in internal control over financial reporting that we consider to be material weaknesses.

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Brooklyn Fifth-grader Wins New York's Missing Children's Day Poster Contest
ALBANY, New York, March 23 -- The New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services issued the following news release, dated March 21:

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- Poster created by 10-year-old will represent New York State in national contest

- All New York State entries will be displayed at Empire State Plaza Concourse in Albany

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Ella Jiang wanted to show that a missing child is like a missing piece of a puzzle. The poster by the talented 10-year-old from P.S. 69K Vincent D. Grippo School in Brooklyn illustrates a maze with the word "LOVE" and a family puzzle outside the maze.

"In my poster, I used ... Show Full Article