North Korea's acceptance of the invitation to participate in
the '96 Games has ensured a historic 100% participation turnout
ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, 1/4)....GA Gov. Zell Miller has urged
legislators to support spending nearly $22M in taxpayer money on
security for the Games and outlined a plan to direct $1M a year
toward Centennial Olympic Park maintenance (ATLANTA CONSTITUTION,
1/4).... Battle Enterprises, Inc. has been named domestic
licensing representative for the '96 Atlanta Paralympic Games
(Battle Enterprises)....McDonald's and SI FOR KIDS is sponsoring
the "Break Through To Be Your Best!" essay contest for kids to
have a chance to win a trip to Atlanta.  The contest challenges
students to write a 200-word essay about a person who has
inspired them to be their best (McDonald's)....The IOC has
reached agreements on the Australian, South African and South
American broadcasting rights for the Nagano Games with Channel 7
($9.25M), SABC ($1.25M), and OTI ($985,000).  All of the fees
have set the highest marks for each country (NAGANO OLYMPIC NEWS,
12/95 issue)....As part of its '96 Games sponsorship,
International Paper has delivered 20 tons of coated publication
paper to the USOC to be used to produce "The Olympic Magazine,"
the official publication of the USOC (Int'l Paper)....China
announced yesterday it will not bid to host the 2004 Games
(Mult., 1/5).
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