troubleshooting Question

SQL Query resultset contains "&"

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I have a SQL Server database table that contains "&" in the data strings.  When I query the data, it comes out as "&" instead of "&".  

Here's what the data looks like in table PEOPLE (when I have SSMS show me the the first 1,000 rows):

ID,Name
1,Fred & Wilma
2,Barney & Betty

I built some views of the table and instead of seeing the "&", I see "&" in the result set.

select name from PEOPLE;

Fred & Wilma
Barney & Betty

How do I get it to just show the "&" instead of "&"?   I'm exporting the resultset to Excel.

Thank you. 


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