Headlines for: 05-18-2000

`NO PAROLE FOR LENNON'S KILLER' SAYS PETITION ORGANIZER EL CAJON, Calif. (Wireless Flash) -- John Lennon's killer, Mark David Chapman, is scheduled for a parole hearing in October -- but a grocery cashier in California wants to make sure he's not

AVERAGE PERSON PASSES A PINT OF GAS EACH DAY CHICAGO (Wireless Flash) -- Looks like a pint a day can keep your friends away -- a pint of gas, that is. According to the National Heartburn Alliance, the average

SHOULD GRANNY CLAMPETT REPLACE CONFEDERATE FLAG? SAN DIEGO (Wireless Flash) -- Now that South Carolina officials have voted to remove the Confederate flag from its capitol building, who or what should stand in its place?

PIZZA MAKERS GO DOUGH TO DOUGH IN CONTEST LAS VEGAS, Nev. (Wireless Flash) -- Some of the world's fastest pizza makers will be going "dough to dough" next Tuesday (May 23) in Las Vegas.

RAILWAY KILLER INCREASED PROFILE OF HOBOS NISSWA, Minn. (Wireless Flash) -- Although convicted "railway killer" Angel Resendiz has been found guilty of murder, he's managed to bring new life to the hobo movement.

ROCK BAND ASKS FANS, `ARE OUR LYRICS TOO VILE?' LOS ANGELES (Wireless Flash) -- A Los Angeles rock group that was dumped by its label is now asking fans to vote on the raunchiness of its lyrics.

WIRELESS FLASH BRIEFS FROM AROUND THE WORLD CHICAGO -- Hugh Hefner has found a unique way to keep vandals from stealing a sign that marks "Hugh Hefner Way," a Chicago street named in his honor. The Playboy mogul is auctioning an

BLIND PARACHUTERS TAKE FLIGHT LONGMONT, Colo. (Wireless Flash) -- It's a bird. It's a plane. It's a blind parachuter. That's the phrase residents of Longmont, Colorado, may be

RAGGEDY ANN CELEBRATES 85TH BIRTHDAY ARCOLA, Ill. (Wireless Flash) -- You wouldn't believe it by looking at her, but Raggedy Ann is turning 85 years old. The storybook character was created in 1915 by cartoonist