A $400 million US West Communications deal and a $350 million Bank of Boston offering are rumored to arrive soon, market sources said yesterday.

US West Communications is expected to offer $150 million of a 12-year tranche and $250 million of a 50-year piece, which would be non-callable for 20 years. The offering is expected to be done through lead manager Merrill Lynch & Co. Some sources said it could arrive as soon as today or tomorrow, though some disagreement existed concerning timing.

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