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  • EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

         Caesar's World named PETER BOYNTON, head of its Atlantic
    City casino, as its new President and COO.  Boynton succeeds J.
    TERRENCE LANNI, who decided to leave amid ITT's takeover.  HENRY
    GLUCK will remain as Caesars' Chair and CEO (WALL STREET JOURNAL,
    2/15)....Trail Blazers Inc. and Oregon Arena Corp. have named
    LARRY HITCHCOCK to their management team as VP/Marketing (AGENT &
    MANAGER FACILITIES, 2/95).... PATTY PAYTAS has left as the
    Pirates' Dir of Community Relations to join Burson-Marsteller
    (PITTSBURGH BUSINESS TIMES, 2/19 issue)....Miami businessman AL
    DOTSON has been elected the first African-American to the Orange
    Bowl Committee.  CRISTINA MENDOZA, who is expected to be
    appointed secretary, would be the first woman (MIAMI HERALD,
    2/14)....The day after solidifying ownership of the Heat, MICKY
    ARISON fired coach KEVIN LOUGHERY and named DAVE WOHL Exec VP of
    Basketball Operations (MIAMI HERALD, 2/15).... PETER LOYELLO has
    been named Expos Dir of Media Relations.  Loyello, 26, was the
    Dir of Baseball Relations for the AAA Ottawa Lynx (OTTAWA
    CITIZEN, 2/15).
    

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  • NAMES IN THE NEWS

         NANCY KERRIGAN was on "CBS This Morning" to discuss Disney's
    "Dreams on Ice" to be broadcast tonight on CBS.  Kerrigan, on the
    experiences from last year and her image, as depicted by the
    media:  "I guess people just have their job to do and sell their
    papers or their TV shows, and they don't care about other
    people's feelings.  They have to sell their product" ("CBS This
    Morning," 2/15).
    

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