AL PRESIDENT RESIGNS FROM WESTERN BOARD DUE TO ROYALS BID
AL President Gene Budig "resigned from the board of Western Resources Inc. on Wednesday to avoid any possible conflict of interest" concerning the company's joint bid with Lamar Hunt for the Royals, according to Martin Rosenberg of the K.C. STAR. Budig had been on Western's board for 11 years (Martin Rosenberg, K.C. STAR, 4/30).