Headlines for: 12-14-1999

JUJITSU GRANNY GUNNING FOR JACKIE CHAN'S JOB LOS ANGELES (Wireless Flash) -- Jackie Chan won't want to hear this but there's an 80-year-old grandmother breathing down his neck.

FDR'S POOCH VOTED TOP DOG OF 20TH CENTURY DAYTON, Ohio (Wireless Flash) -- It looks like Americans love Franklin D. Roosevelt's dog as much as they love the late, great president.

MARLON BRANDO'S SECRET DESIRE TO BE A BAGEL NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) -- Marlon Brando is one weird guy: now comes word he wanted to play the role of Superman's father while dressed like a bagel.

WIRELESS FLASH BRIEFS FROM AROUND THE WORLD CHICAGO (Wireless Flash) -- How would you like to have a 100-year subscription to "Playboy?" That's the grand prize in a new puzzle contest sponsored by the magazine. A spokesperson admits the

FRUIT BASKETS NAMED WORST HOLIDAY GIFT NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) -- Many folks have a case of sour grapes when it comes to those holiday fruits baskets. According to a poll by the Corporategear.com website,

BLOOD TYPE DIET HELPS SHED POUNDS BLOOMINGDALE, Ill. (Wireless Flash) -- Here's a bloody strange way to lose weight: your blood type can help determine the best diet for your body.

HOW TO SURVIVE THE OFFICE PARTY EMMAUS, Pa. (Wireless Flash) -- Unemployment levels may be at record lows but that doesn't mean you can act like a jerk at your office Christmas party.

HOWDY DOODY: CHARLIE BROWN'S STEPFATHER? SANTA ROSA, Calif. (Wireless Flash) -- Although Charles Schulz has been drawing his "Peanuts" comic strip for nearly 50 years, he owes part of his fame to Howdy Doody.

NEW TECHNOLOGY EXTRACTS MUSICAL `DNA' CLIFFWOOD, N.J. (Wireless Flash) -- Every living creature on Earth contains unique DNA. Now comes word that every musical recording contains its own form of DNA.