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Quirk in Senate Rules Could Kill Newman's Own

Exemption to save company was cut from tax bill

(Newser) - The food company Paul Newman gave to his charitable foundation months before his death in 2008 may have been doomed by a quirk in Senate regulations. The tax overhaul recently passed by the Senate included a measure that would have spared Newman's Own a crushing 200% tax, but it...

Newman Wanted Charitable Legacy

Actor hoped camps, Newman's Own line would outlast him

(Newser) - Paul Newman broached the subject of his philanthropic legacy several years ago while fishing with friends in North Carolina. Even though he was a Hollywood icon, it was a rare moment in which Newman reflected on how he would be remembered after his death, one of his buddies recalled yesterday....

Newman a Man for All Seasons
 Newman a Man for All Seasons 

Newman a Man for All Seasons

Whether racing cars, making pasta sauce, or helping sick children, acting was just one of Paul Newman's talents

(Newser) - Paul Newman was one of our most legendary actors, but his life and legacy went far beyond the movies, the New York Times writes. From his rare long-lived Hollywood marriage to Joanne Woodward (they lived in Connecticut) to his tireless philanthropy on behalf of sickly kids, Newman did more than...

Ailing Newman Gives $120M Company to Charity

Reports say movie legend dying of lung cancer

(Newser) - Movie legend Paul Newman has quietly turned over his ownership of Newman's Own cookies and salad dressing company—worth $120 million—to his charitable foundation, which helps ill and impoverished kids, reports Fox TV. News of the gift comes amid reports the gaunt 83-year-old star is dying of lung cancer;...

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