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Coming Sunday: Paul Allen’s empire

The Spokesman-Review

Being a billionaire means you can act out your childhood fantasies. You can pay for a rocket flight and collect real fighter planes instead of toys. You can indulge your interests in rock and roll and science fiction.

That’s the world of Paul Allen, co-founder of Microsoft. But Allen also has invested in numerous companies, put $100 million into brain research, and has given a total of about $800 million to charity.

Read about the reclusive executive in Sunday Business.