NAMES IN THE NEWS
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).