Headlines for: 12-28-1999

BACKSTREET BOYS: `WE'D GET MORE RESPECT IF WE WERE BLACK NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) -- Looks like the Backstreet Boys see their lives in black and white: they claim they'd get more respect if they were black.

LOCH MESS! CAT FIGHT AMONG NESSIE RESEARCHERS LOCH NESS, Scotland (Wireless Flash) -- A giant fish being raised in Scotland is causing a monstrous cat fight between Loch Ness monster researchers.

SPACE MESSAGES TO BE LAUNCHED BY LASER BEAM ROSWELL, N.M. (Wireless Flash) -- If E.T. still needs to phone home, he might want to head over to Roswell, New Mexico, on New Year's Eve.

500,000 NETHEADS EXPECTED AT VIRTUAL NEW YEAR'S PARTY NORWALK, Conn. (Wireless Flash) -- Hardcore internet addicts won't even have to leave their computer screens come New Year's Eve.

ADAM SANDLER'S EARLY SINGING PAST LOS ANGELES (Wireless Flash) -- Adam Sandler may be a movie star now, but once upon a time, he was just a poor sap singing show tunes to senior citizens.

KRESKIN PREDICTS BILL GATES' RETIREMENT PINE BROOK, N.J. (Wireless Flash) -- Looks like everyone is making predictions for the year 2000 -- even famed mentalist The Amazing Kreskin.

`DOUBLE O'S' TOP NICKNAME FOR NEXT DECADE WASHINGTON, D.C. (Wireless Flash) -- The next decade may be just around the corner, but many people have no idea what to call it. According to a survey by Ogilvy Public Relations, nearly 22

WIRELESS FLASH MILLENNIUM BRIEFS WASHINGTON, D.C. (Wireless Flash) -- Not everyone plans on waking up with a hangover on New Year's Day. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 48 percent of Americans

CHICAGO-INSPIRED HUES AMONG 2000'S TOP COLORS ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Wireless Flash) -- Chicago apparently has a lot of local color because the city has just inspired two new shades for the new year.