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BARRY DC VICTORY MAY IMPACT REDSKINS MOVE

     Marion Barry's decisive win in this week's District of
Columbia mayoral Democratic primary "may have put the city back
in the running for the Redskins."  Yesterday, Barry kept a
campaign promise to call Redskins owner Jack Kent Cooke "to
persuade him" not to move the team to Laurel, MD.  Cooke would
not say what was discussed or whether there is anything Barry
could do to keep the Redskins in Washington.  Cooke:  "That's
business between him and me"  (Katherine Richards and Jon Morgan,
BALTIMORE SUN, 9/16).
     FIRST WE MOVE, THEN WE SELL:  In this morning's WASHINGTON
TIMES, columnist Jeff Nesbit asks why Abe Pollin wants to move
the Bullets and Capitals from USAir Arena.  Nesbit:  "Why does
Abe Pollin want to move?  To correct a huge mistake he made two
decades ago, bring the fans back to Bullets games, and in the
end, remove an albatross that has made it all but impossible to
sell the Bullets or Capitals" (WASHINGTON TIMES, 9/16).
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