Headlines for: 10-13-1999

ABE LINCOLN'S GHOST ENDORSES PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE CROWN POINT, Ind. (Wireless Flash) -- An Indiana woman running for president of the United States claims she's the only candidate to be endorsed by Abraham Lincoln and Franklin

MINISTER: `THOU SHALT NOT PASS GAS' SAN FRANCISCO (Wireless Flash) -- A San Francisco minister hopes to bring peace to the world by adding an 11th Commandment: "Hold thy wind."

HOLY SMOKE! 71 PERCENT OF CLERGY LIKE LIGHTING UP NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) -- A new survey is bringing new meaning to the phrase "holy smoke" -- because a majority of clergymen admit they enjoy cigarettes.

ALTERNATIVE USES FOR THE SLINKY LOS ANGELES (Wireless Flash) -- You may think of a Slinky as just a toy, but it's also a great tool to keep your rain gutters clean.

WIRELESS FLASH BRIEFS FROM AROUND THE WORLD MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (Wireless Flash) -- According to a new poll by the Target Travel Club, 73 percent of Americans admit they consistently forget to pack at least one item when they go on

PRISON CANCELS MOCK `WITCH TRIALS' AFTER REAL WITCHES PROTEST PHILADELPHIA (Wireless Flash) -- A mock Halloween "witch trial" which was scheduled to be held in a Philadelphia prison has been canceled after real-life witches raised a brouhaha.

BASEBALL CARD BLOOPERS DALLAS (Wireless Flash) -- It looks like some baseball players are batting zero when it comes to their baseball cards. That's according to baseball card expert Mike Payne, who has just picked

PICKLE COMPANY LOOKING FOR GROUCHO IMPERSONATORS CHICAGO (Wireless Flash) -- Aspiring Groucho Marx impersonators could soon be getting into a pickle. The Vlasic Pickle Company -- which uses an animated stork

E.T. NOT AT HOME IN THE E.R. MADISON, Wis. (Wireless Flash) -- Are you sick of hearing alien experts tell you how much more evolved E.T.s are compared to humans?