Headlines for: 04-18-2001

U2 FANS CALL FOR BOYCOTT OF CURRENT TOUR SAN JOSE, Calif. (Wireless Flash) – An organization that claims to fight for the rights of music fans is calling for a boycott of rock group U2’s current tour.

POWER TO THE ‘POO-PILE’ LACEY, Wash. (Wireless Flash) – Talk about power to the “poo- pile” – utility companies in Washington state may soon start using cow dung to generate electricity.

CHRISTINA AGUILERA COPYING TWISTED SISTER’S LOOK? HARTFORD, Conn. (Wireless Flash) – Don’t get Christina Aguilera in the same room as Twisted Sister front man Dee Snider – you won’t be able to tell them apart.

PORTLAND TEENAGER WANTS TO BE ‘JANE GOODALL OF BIGFOOT’ PORTLAND, Ore. (Wireless Flash) – An young woman in Portland, Oregon, wants to do for Sasquatch what Jane Goodall did for chimpanzees. 18-year-old Alicia Bateman’s specialty is Bigfoot vocalizations and

NEW JERSEY WOMAN AMERICA’S BEST HANDWASHER MONTCLAIR, N.J. (Wireless Flash) – A woman who has just been declared “America’s Best Handwasher” doesn’t mind if you give her a hand – as long as it’s a clean one.

MEET THE CHEMIST BEHIND POLYESTER CLOTHES CRAZE NAPERVILLE, Ill. (Wireless Flash) – Retirement isn’t for everyone but a life of leisure suits Illinois chemist Delbert Meyer in more ways than one.

MIKE MYERS MOVIE COULD SCARE DISNEY EXEC LOS ANGELES (Wireless Flash) – Mike Myers’ ogre character in the upcoming animated flick Shrek may scare Disney head honcho Mike Eisner more than anyone else.

MOMMY ADVICE EXPERT STRIKES A CHORD WITH MUSICIANS NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) – Mommy advice guru Vicki Iovine – best known for her “Girlfriends’ Guides” to parenting – is quickly becoming the Dr. Spock of the sound check set.

GOSSIPING DOESN’T GO UNREWARDED NELSONVILLE, Wis. (Wireless Flash) – Here’s proof that gossiping can be a good thing – it can win you awards. Six winners, including Biography magazine and Gloria Steinem,