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Animal groups doggedly seek Helmsley’s cash

Dogfight heats up over Helmsley fortune

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  Animal protection groups want Helmsley dog's fortune

Aug. 15: Animal rights groups are fighting for much of the fortune left by Leona Helmsley after she died two years ago. NBC's Ron Allen reports.

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Leona Helmsley speaks to the press outside State Supreme Court, in New York
Leona Helmsley speaks to the press outside State Supreme Court, in New York

file - In this Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2003 file photo, Leona Helmsley speaks to the press outside State Supreme Court, in New York. Three of the country's largest animal welfare groups on Monday, Aug. 11, 2009 accused the trustees of Helmsley's estate of a "scheme to deprive dog welfare charities" of t

Leona Helmsley
Leona Helmsley

FILE - In this Jan. 28, 2003, file photo, Leona Helmsley is shown in New York. (AP Photo/ Louis Lanzano, File)