Headlines for: 04-12-2000

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WORLD'S FIRST MAGIC TRICK IN SPACE TO BE PERFORMED LAS VEGAS (Wireless Flash) -- A Las Vegas illusionist has come up with a spacey way of immortalizing himself: He plans to perform the first magic trick in outer space.

PAUL REVERE TO CELEBRATE ANNIVERSARY OF NAMESAKE'S MIDNIGHT RIDE BOISE, Idaho (Wireless Flash) -- Next Tuesday (Apr. 18) marks the 225th anniversary of Paul Revere's famous midnight ride, and one person who will be celebrating is 1960s-era rocker Paul Revere.

ANIMAL ACTORS IN THE UNEMPLOYMENT LINE LOS ANGELES (Wireless Flash) -- A dog trainer in Los Angeles has a bone to pick with Hollywood's special effects departments: you're putting dogs out of work.

WHAT'S UP WITH WHITNEY? LOS ANGELES (Wireless Flash) -- Whitney Houston's career is a strange stage if her most recent performance is any indication. "E! Online" gossip reporter Ted Casablancas reports that when

`REEL' LOW BUDGET: MAN MAKES FILM FOR $500 BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (Wireless Flash) -- You think "The Blair Witch Project" was low budget? Now comes word of a Beverly Hills man who has produced a hit flick for $500.

OLD GOLD TEETH WORTH BIG BUCKS WYNNEWOOD, Pa. (Wireless Flash) -- Talk about gross earnings: a recycling firm in Pennsylvania is offering folks cold hard cash for their old gold teeth.

WIRELESS FLASH BRIEFS FROM AROUND THE WORLD ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Wireless Flash) -- Here's proof women are bigger tightwads than men. A survey by the Society of American Florists reveals that 28 percent of American women admit they've rewrapped a

HAVE A "GRIT" TIME AT THE GRITS FESTIVAL ST. GEORGE, S.C. (Wireless Flash) -- There's nothing better for forgetting about your taxes than a good swim in a pool filled with grits.

AMERICA MOST CHARITABLE COUNTRY IN WORLD? CHICAGO (Wireless Flash) -- There's a world of difference in the amount of charity work done from country to country. According to a new survey by Lions Clubs International, 50 percent