NAMES IN THE NEWS
Republic Industries reported near tripling of first-quarter
profits, the result of WAYNE HUIZENGA taking control and
beginning an expansion drive (Ft. Lauderdale SUN-SENTINEL,
4/24)....Federal search warrants indicate Earl Nolton Jr., ALONZO
MOUNRING's cousin who was arrested at Mourning's home last week,
used Mourning's car, cellular phone and home to make drug deals
and hide drug money. Mourning is not a target of any
investigation (WASHINGTON TIMES, 4/25)....WASHINGTON POST
business columnist Rudolph Pyatt examines the new-found
relationship between Bullets/Caps Owner ABE POLLIN and BET
President ROBERT JOHNSON. Pyatt writes, "Monday's meeting marked
the beginning of a cooling-off period for Johnson and Pollin.
They now realize they can do business in a mutually beneficial
way. Entering into a formal business deal is just a matter of
what and when" (WASHINGTON POST, 4/25).