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Published September 27, 1994
FROM THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY SOURCES: The Sports Network and In-Flight Phone Corporation have reached an agreement to provide an advertiser-sponsored sports information service free of charge to passengers on AmericaWest, Continental, and USAir. The service is scheduled to be available early next year....Players from the Lakers are participating in a "shootathon" this morning to benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Venice. They will be joined by Peter Uberroth and CA Speaker of the House, Willie Brown....The Mighty Ducks of Anahiem have announced that the First Annual Mighty Ducks Golf Tournament to benefit Disney GOALS will be held Oct. 10. Profits from the tournament will be donated to GOALS, which stands for "Growth Opportunities through Athletics, Learning, and Service" -- a non- profit program established this year by The Walt Disney Company to create after-school and weekend hockey programs for less privileged children (THE DAILY). FROM THE WASHINGTON POST -- THE MOUSE MOVES CLOSER: On Wednesday, Walt Disney "won two major victories" when Prince William County planning commissioners voted 7-1 to grant zoning approval for its proposed 3,000 acre theme park in Northern Virginia. Earlier in the day, the area's Transportation Planning Board approved $130M in new roads to serve the park. Tom Lewis, Disney VP: "Obviously it puts us closer" (Hsu & Fehr, WASHINGTON POST, 9/22).