Headlines for: 07-11-2001
EXTERMINATOR WANTS TO TAKE OVER ABC-TV
MIAMI, Fla. (Wireless Flash) A Florida bug exterminator hopes to become the new president of the ABC television network through a friendly takeover. John Rosenrod owns just one share of stock in ABCs parent company,
SLASH HAS NO HARD FEELINGS TOWARD CHARLIE SHEEN
LOS ANGELES (Wireless Flash) Although Charlie Sheen recently took a slash at Slash, the former Guns & Roses guitarist refuses to hold a grudge.
HEINZ TO SQUEEZE MORE COLOR INTO KETCHUP
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Wireless Flash) The Heinz food company says it will introduce a new colored ketchup sometime next month. The company says the color candidates are orange, pink, yellow and purple
TURKEY NEEDS YOUR UFO ARTIFACTS
ISTANBUL, Turkey (Wireless Flash) If you have any wreckage from a crashed flying saucer, theres a museum in Istanbul, Turkey, that wants to hear from you.
ODD NEW PRODUCT: PEANUT BUTTER AND JELLY SLICES
GLEN ELLYN, Ill. (Wireless Flash) It could be the best thing since sliced bread: An Illinois company is marketing individually-wrapped slices of peanut butter and jelly.
MAGAZINE TO PUBLISH REAL BRIDGET JONES DIARY
PHILADELPHIA (Wireless Flash) A Philadelphia woman whose name is really Bridget Jones is about to have her diary published over the internet. Usaweekend.com has agreed to publish the diary entries of the 26-year-old
TRAVOLTA OWES HIS CAREER TO DEEP THROAT
LOS ANGELES (Wireless Flash) Would you believe John Travolta owes his career to the 1972 X-rated flick, Deep Throat? According to porn culture historian Legs McNeil, producer of a dirty movie
DOCUMENTING CANDY HISTORY NOT SUCH A SWEET JOB
LOS ANGELES (Wireless Flash) Think doing a TV series on junk food would be a sweet job? Well, it wasnt for TV personality Marc Summers, the host of the new Food Network show, Unwrapped.
NEW STUDY: HOUNDS MORE LIKELY TO FEAR THUNDERSTORMS
NORTH GRAFTON, Mass. (Wireless Flash) A new study shows certain breeds of dogs are much more likely to be fraidy cats when it comes to thunderstorms.
FLASH LITES: RIP N READ POP CULTURE RECAP
CHICAGO (Wireless Flash) A great voice of radio has fallen silent but hopefully not for long. 82-year-old host Paul Harvey will have surgery later this month to repair a weakened vocal chord. Throat