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New study moves Massachusetts up in charitable-giving ranking

By Sacha Pfeiffer
Globe Staff / November 16, 2006

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Bit by bit, Bay Staters are chipping away at their parsimonious image. A new study ranks Massachusetts the eighth most generous state when it comes to charitable giving, contradicting similar reports that have identified it and other New England states as being among the country's stingiest givers. The same study ranked Massachusetts 11th in 2005. (Full article: 318 words)

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