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Published May 21, 1998
In N.Y., Paul Tharp previews CARL HIAASEN's "scathing" new book on WALT DISNEY CO., "Team Rodent: How Disney Devours The World" (N.Y. POST, 5/21)....Due to his shoulder injury, GREG NORMAN is unable to drive the pace car during this weekend's Indy 500. He will be replaced by '63 Indy winner PARNELLI JONES (DALLAS MORNING NEWS, 5/21)....The AP reports that Amway co-Founders, the DEVOS and VAN ANDEL families, have "contributed" nearly $95M to charities since '95, for a total of $150M this decade. Many of the donations are to Christian causes. RICHARD DEVOS is RDV Sports Chair (AP/DET. NEWS, 5/21)....GEORGE WILL was named to the Board of Dir of the NEGRO LEAGUES BASEBALL MUSEUM (K.C. STAR, 5/21)....TARA LIPINSKI was in Washington, DC, pushing anti-tobacco legislation (HOUSTON CHRONICLE, 5/21).