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NAMES IN THE NEWS
Published July 17, 1998
VP AL GORE stopped by Turner Field before last night's Brewers-Braves game and joined the teams on the field during batting practice (ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, 7/17)....ANNA KOURNIKOVA, who withdrew from the A&P Tennis Classic in Mahwah, NJ, showed up at the event yesterday and "schmoozed with fans" before she "zoomed away for a late night out in Manhattan with her 'friend' [Red Wings C] SERGEI FEDOROV" (N.Y. POST, 7/17)....A gallery of about 2,000 followed SE RI PAK at yesterday's JAL Big Apple Classic first round. In N.Y., Dave Anderson: "Mostly they were people of Asian backgrounds -- men, women, teen-agers and children -- but there were many white and black men, women, teen-agers and children" (N.Y. TIMES, 7/17)....In KY, Democrat KEN LUCAS is "using a pair of innocuous legislative votes to paint" GOP State Sen. JAY WILLIAMS as "Anti-NASCAR" in the congressional district race. Williams voted against two bills honoring NASCAR's "legends," including DARRELL WALTRIP. Williams says there was a "clerical error" made when the votes were taken. Ground is being broken on JERRY CARROLL's new $130M KY track on Saturday (CINCINNATI ENQUIRER, 7/17).