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HERE ARE THE BIG FIVE AMONG LOBBYING FIRMS

Here is a list of the top five lobbying firms, by income, and with a sampling of their clients, including some from Western New York. The list was compiled by the New York Temporary State Commission on Lobbying for 1989:

Shea & Gould, $1.34 million -- Anheuser-Busch, $43,027; Browning-Ferris Industries, $75,000; MCI Communications, $30,000; N.Y. Mets, $2,375; N.Y. Yankees, $2,375, and N.Y. State Broadcasters Association, $25,000.

Condello, Ryan & Piscitelli, $1.32 million -- American Express, $35,000; Association of Off-Track Betting Corps., $75,000; Conrail, $75,000; McDonald's, $25,000; Mobil, $76,000, and Xerox, $50,000.

Hinman, Straub, Pigors & Manning, $947,002 -- Estee Lauder Inc., $36,000; NutraSweet Co., $24,000; Philip Morris USA, $60,000, and University of Rochester, $24,999.

McNamee, Lochner, Titus & Williams, $700,136 -- Bowling Proprietors Association, $20,000; Citicorp, $50,000; the College Board, $35,000; Merrill Lynch, $40,000; Occidental Chemical Corp., $45,000; Smokeless Tobacco Council, $46,500, and Wine Institute, $25,000.

Govrel Consulting, $683,816 -- Building Contractors Association, $30,000; Children's Hospital of Buffalo, $24,000; Erie County, $25,000; Genovese Drug Stores, $30,000; Long Island University, $30,000; Ringling Bros. & Barnum & Bailey Circus, $6,000, and TWA, $45,000.

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