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WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - Money remaining in Beau Biden's political accounts will help fund the new Beau Biden Foundation for the Protection of Children.

The Wilmington News Journal reports the charity, which will continue Beau Biden's work to protect children from abuse, has collected more than $250,000 in donations in its first week. Biden's political committees, Beau PAC and Biden for Delaware, reported balances of about $660,000 as of December 31.

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DOVER, Del. (AP)- The state Senate has voted to extend charity to political candidates and office holders in Delaware who receive illegal campaign contributions.

Current law requires a campaign to return a prohibited contribution to the donor within seven days of learning about it in order to avoid liability for accepting an illegal donation.

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HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) - State prison officials say inmates at the Maryland Correctional Institution near Hagerstown are preparing 300 turkeys for an annual Thanksgiving charity dinner in Baltimore.

A spokesman says the turkeys arriving at the prison Thursday will be cooked at the Maryland Correctional Enterprises Meat Plant.

Theyll be eaten at the Bea Gaddy Family Center's Thanksgiving dinner Nov. 28.