NAMES IN THE NEWS
Published April 14, 1997
PAUL ALLEN launched his World Wide Web site, called "The Wired World of Paul Allen," at http:/www.paulallen.com (Tacoma NEWS TRIBUNE, 4/12). Allen is featured in the current issue of BUSINESS WEEK by Elizabeth Lesly under the header "Paul Allen, Everywhere Man." Lesly writes Allen "finds himself in situations that could lead to thorny questions about where his allegiances lie. Can Allen fulfill his fiduciary duties to Microsoft Corp. -- where he's a director and the second-largest shareholder -- while not slighting his other companies?" (BUSINESS WEEK, 4/21 issue)....Padres Owner and Democratic Party contributor JOHN MOORES is scheduled to testify before a federal grand jury in AR regarding $18,000 he paid WEBSTER HUBBELL after Hubbell left the Justice Dept. in '94. Moores said he paid the money as a retainer to help obtain permission from the federal government to build an airplane hangar in Monterrey. Moores, on Hubbell: "I never met him. I talked to him on the phone once or twice" (SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE, 4/12). ...DENNIS RODMAN was a guest on the "Tonight Show" with Jay Leno. Rodman, when asked if he wanted to make another movie: "I want to do a love scene. I want to do a 'Ten and a Half Weeks'" ("Tonight Show," NBC, 4/11).