Tom Pfingsten

Tom Pfingsten is a graduate of the WJI Mid-Career Course.

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Sheldon Adelson, casino mogul and GOP donor, dies

by Tom Pfingsten
Posted 1/12/21, 01:28 pm

Sheldon Adelson built some of the world’s most lucrative resorts, amassed a vast fortune, and was a big GOP donor. He died on Monday night at age 87. His company, Las Vegas Sands Corp., on Tuesday said he experienced complications while receiving treatment for non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

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Seeking common ground in higher education

Higher Education | Big issues confront Christian colleges and universities as leaders converge this week in Dallas
by J.C. Derrick & Tom Pfingsten
Posted 1/29/18, 01:10 pm

Last July, Brigham Young University convened its Annual Religious Freedom Review featuring attorneys, advocates, and marquee names like Sen. Jeff Flake, the Republican from Arizona.

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Society | It’s a dog’s life in America’s largest No Kill city
by Ron Friedman, Laura Hendrickson, Charles Horton, M.D., Tom Pfingsten & Susan Olasky
Posted 7/20/17, 11:19 am

AUSTIN, Texas—When Amber Moon wanted a dog for a hiking partner, she strolled into the Austin Animal Center, a shelter with a bright, cavernous lobby and “suites” or “studios,” some as large as 50 feet square, for the animals.

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