Headlines for: 09-19-1999

CASINO: 6 TO 1 ODDS RICKY MARTIN WILL COME OUT OF CLOSET SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (Wireless Flash) -- An online casino must have the inside scoop on Ricky Martin, because it's laying 6 to 1 odds the Latino superstar will come out of the closet before the

CROCK-POT BEST WAY TO COOK A SKUNK PARKERSBURG, W. Va. (Wireless Flash) -- How do you cook a skunk? Stew it slowly in a Crock-pot, of course. That's according to Edelene Wood of the National Wild Foods

BAYWATCH TURNS 10 YEARS OLD (SEPT. 22) HONOLULU, Hawaii (Wireless Flash) -- How's this for making a big splash: "Baywatch" turns 10 on Wednesday (Sept. 22). The T&A swimsuit show barely lasted a year on NBC before

SALES STRONG FOR GROSS-OUT VIDEO ORLAND PARK, Ill. (Wireless Flash) -- A bizarre new documentary featuring ghoulish medical scenes hopes to become "The Blair Witch Project" of gross out.

MAN WANTS TO ABOLISH HIGH SCHOOL PHILADELPHIA (Wireless Flash) -- Teenagers should be happy to hear this: there's a man in Philadelphia who wants to abolish high school.

WIRELESS FLASH BRIEFS FROM AROUND THE WORLD NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) -- How much would you pay to get inside a Playboy bunny's skimpy costume? How about $10,000? That's how much the Sotheby's auction house hopes to get for a kelly green

CHRIS ROCK TO PLAY TALKING BLOOD CELL HOLLYWOOD (Wireless Flash) -- Now here's one for the "What Was Hollywood Thinking?" file: Chris Rock has just been cast as a talking blood cell.

FUR FLYING OVER NEW PUREBRED POOCH AWARDS SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Wireless Flash) -- Fur is flying over a new dog contest that's only open to purebred pooches. The so-called Awards for Canine Excellence are sponsored by

BOOK BANNED FOR USING THE WORD `STUPID' CHICAGO (Wireless Flash) -- It may be 1999, but when it comes to the banning of books, the year might as well be 1942. According to the American Library Association, which has