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84%  – Percentage of respondents to a poll on BUFFALONEWS.com who want Terry Pegula to be the Bills' next owner. Following Pegula, Donald Trump earned 6% of votes,  Jon Bon Jovi  and his Toronto group 3%, Tom Golisano 3%, and a "yet-to-be-discussed owner" 2%. At ...

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04/03/96
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04/03/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

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04/03/96
BIG TALK AT THE BIG PICTURE: VARIETY LOOKS AT SPORTS

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Tags: CBS, ESPN, MLB, NBA, NFL, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner, Viacom, Walt Disney

04/02/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

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04/02/96
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04/02/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

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04/01/96
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04/01/96
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