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AROUND THE RINGS: OLYMPIC ROUND-UP
Published July 11, 1995
ACOG Chief Billy Payne has had a camera installed on Fulton County Stadium so he can monitor the progress of the Olympic Stadium construction efforts (ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, 7/9)....Jeff Kunerth reports for the ORLANDO SENTINEL that despite a '94 anti- gouging law, the GA Office of Consumer Affairs is already investigating more than two dozen complaints of hotels and motels charging "exorbitant" rates (ORLANDO SENTINEL, 7/9)....Italy's Primo Nebiolo who is in charge of track and field matters for the IOC, is on trial for alleged corruption involving the construction of venues for the '90 World Cup in Italy (John Powers, BOSTON GLOBE, 7/9)....Eastman Kodak will donate part of the sales of film and disposable cameras featuring '98 Nagano symbols to the Nagano Olympic Organizing Committee in exchange for marketing cooperation (KYODO NEWS, 7/9)....PA-based York Int'l -- a refrigerator company -- has given the Salt Lake City Olympic Organizing Committee a $1M contribution, the largest single contribution to date (PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, 7/9)....Atlanta Adman Joey Reiman has created a campaign for the '96 Paralympics (ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, 7/11).