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Published March 14, 1996
A survey by Georgia State Univ. shows, while 300,000 Atlanta residents are willing to rent their homes, only about 10,000 will find takers (ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, 3/13). ....Seats are still available for 143 sessions in 10 Olympic sports, but events such as swimming, diving, gymnastics, boxing, men's basketball, and track are sold out (ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, 3/12)...."Jeopardy!" and "Wheel of Fortune" are profiled for their role as ACOG sponsors (ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY, 3/18 issue)....Delta is offering discounted tickets during the Games to entice customers to leave the Atlanta area ("NBC Nightly News," 3/13)....The National Weather Service is predicting "hotter-than-normal" temperatures in Atlanta in July (ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, 3/12).