Headlines for: 08-12-1999

9 PERCENT OF WOMEN FIND DREW CAREY `INEXPLICABLY ATTRACTIVE' NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) -- Guys, if you want to attract a special kind of woman, just add a few pounds, get yourself a buzz cut and wear coke-bottle glasses a la Drew Carey.

`KING OF THE WOOD' -- COMPANY TO SELL `ELVIS TREES' WEST CHESTER, Pa. (Wireless Flash) -- A lot of sycamore trees will be "all shook up" come August 20th. That's when an organization called American Forests will

MAGAZINE SURVEY: BRIDES USE SEX AS BRIBES NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) -- Here's a sexy shocker: nearly one in five brides-to-be admit they have used sex as a bribe. That's according to a new poll conducted by "Bride's"

65TH ANNIVERSARY OF L'IL ABNER COMIC STRIP STOCKBRIDGE, Conn. (Wireless Flash) -- There'll be a celebration in the mythical town of Dogpatch, Kentucky, today -- it's the 65th anniversary of the day the "L'il Abner" comic strip made its

BIOLOGIST: BRIDAL BUTTERFLIES BAD FOR THE ENVIRONMENT GRAY'S RIVER, Wash. (Wireless Flash) -- First, throwing rice at a wedding was declared bad for the environment. Now, its trendy replacement -- releasing live butterflies -- is being deemed just

FORD MOTOR COMPANY GOING TO THE DOGS DEARBORN, Mich. -- It looks like Ford cars are going to the dogs -- literally. The company will offer a special "Pet Package" on its new

WIRELESS FLASH BRIEFS FROM AROUND THE WORLD NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) -- Roger Maris made his mark in baseball history in 1961 by hitting 61 home runs -- and now he's leaving his stamp. A 33-cent postage stamp honoring Maris'

KID ROCK CONFESSES: `DRUG DEALERS FINANCED MY FIRST RECORD' DETROIT, Mich. (Wireless Flash) -- It Looks like some good things CAN come from drugs after all. That's according to rocking rapper Kid Rock, who tells the

SNEEZE SEASON STARTS SUNDAY (AUG. 15) MILWAUKEE (Wireless Flash) -- The phlegm will be flying this Sunday (Aug. 15), which marks the first day of the "sneeze season."