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Blazers, Vulcan ponder Allen's future

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Monday, November 23, 2009

Microsoft co-owner Paul Allen's one-of-a-kind portfolio faces an uncertain future as questions regarding his health continue to mount in the face of another cancer bout.

Microsoft's co-founder had weathered a pair of heart surgeries and several dispiriting seasons with his beloved Trail Blazers. He boasted of his revitalized health, and the Blazers' revival, while quietly repositioning his beleaguered investment portfolio in search of a similar rebound.

News last week that Allen, 56, is fighting cancer again turns all that on its head, shocking his associates and inviting unanswerable questions about Allen's future and that of the Blazers and the businesses he runs through his Seattle company, Vulcan Inc.

Read more at the Oregonian.

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