Headlines for: 08-30-1999

NEWSCAST TO FEATURE BIKINI-CLAD ANCHORS MIAMI (Wireless Flash) -- The term "news buff" will have a new meaning come January, when a syndicated nightly newscast featuring bikini-clad anchors will make its debut.

FURBY SAGA CONTINUES: BELCHING BABIES ON THE WAY NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) -- What's worse than a talking Furby? A belching Furby. The manufacturer of Furby dolls says it will introduce a new

COMPETITION IS `RUFF' AT STUPID DOG TRICK CONTEST CHICAGO (Wireless Flash) -- A nationwide stupid dog tricks contest is turning up some real "ruff" characters -- including a canine Rocky Balboa who wears boxing gloves and punches the air.

GEN XERS SAY BYE-BYE TO SWING, HELLO TO MAMBO NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) -- Forget the so-called swing revival because mambo music is the latest pop culture artifact to be resurrected by Gen X'ers.

LOVERS FALL INTO 9 CATEGORIES SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (Wireless Flash) -- Here's bad news for swinging singles hoping to add a little variety to their love life: there are only 9 types of lovers to choose from.

COLLEGE FRESHMEN RECEIVE CRASH COURSE IN POVERTY LEXINGTON, Va. (Wireless Flash) -- You think the college dorm featured in "Animal House" was bad? It's paradise compared to the accommodations waiting for some freshmen at a Virginia

`MATERIAL BOY' -- MADONNA'S BRO TURNS DECORATOR NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) -- You know how Madonna is known as the Material Girl? Well, now her brother is earning the moniker "Material Boy."

JUDGE JUDY'S HUSBAND COURTING PUBLIC APPROVAL ON `PEOPLE'S COURT' LOS ANGELES (Wireless Flash) -- Jerry Scheindlin may be best known as the real-life hubby of TV's "Judge Judy" but he'll soon be courting TV viewers of his own.

WORKSHOPS HELP YOU FIND YOUR `INNER GRANDMA' TORONTO (Wireless Flash) -- You've heard of finding your inner child -- well, what about finding your "inner grandma?" Believe it or not, that's the concept behind a new workshop