Headlines for: 11-20-2000

CHADS TURN ARTISTIC IN POLITICAL PAINTINGS NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) -- Those tiny bits of ballot punch card paper known as "chads" are popping up in the strangest places.

HEMORRHOIDS INSPIRES MAN TO INVENT PORTABLE BIDET NOVATO, Calif. (Wireless Flash) -- Think hemorrhoids are a pain in the rump? Maybe, but they've given a California man a kick in the pants to invent the world's first portable bottom

ELVIS IMPERSONATORS REACHING GLOBAL CRISIS SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (Wireless Flash) -- Here's a fact that may leave you all shook up -- the number of Elvis impersonators is growing at an alarming rate.

CRUISE HELPS CRANKY COUPLES MAKE-UP GASTONIA, N.C. (Wireless Flash) -- Talk about cabin fever: A North Carolina-based cruise organizer is planning the world's first boat cruise for bickering couples.

CHIHUAHUAS MAKE GOOD PSYCHICS SANTA FE, N.M. (Wireless Flash) -- The Taco Bell Chihuahua may not have many acting jobs these days but it may be able to find work as a psychic.

MOBS THE WORD FOR NEW `SOPRANOS' CAST MEMBER SYOSETT, N.Y. (Wireless Flash) -- They say the Mob knows how to keep secrets -- well, that's nothing compared to the cast members of the HBO mob drama "The Sopranos."

STUDY RANKS BEST AND WORST TV DADS WASHINGTON (Wireless Flash) -- A new study concludes TV dads have gone way down the tubes since the days of "Father Knows Best."

WIRELESS FLASH BRIEFS WILKSBORO, N.C. (Wireless Flash) -- Thanksgiving could be a hot time in American homes -- but not in a good way. According to a survey by Lowe's, 30 percent of Americans will

BAH HUMBUG: X-MAS SHOPPERS PLAN TO PINCH PENNIES THIS YEAR NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) -- Ebenezer Scrooge would be pleased with the way things are going this holiday season: A new survey by America's Research Group shows folks plan to