Headlines for: 06-29-2000

HOT DOG EATING CHAMPION SICK OF BEING CHEWED OUT EGG HARBOR, N.J. (Wireless Flash) -- Can the world's hot dog eating champion still cut the mustard? He'll find out July 4th in Coney Island.

35TH ANNIVERSARY OF TRIGGER'S DEATH (JULY 3) VICTORVILLE, Ca. (Wireless Flash) -- Monday will mark the 35th anniversary of a sad event: The day Roy Rogers' horse, Trigger, moved on to happier trails.

`SURVIVOR' WANNABE REJECTED FOR GOOD MORALS NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) -- Now that you're familiar with the motley crew of castaways on "Survivor," are you curious as to how the producers picked them?

FOR SALE: MICHAEL JORDAN'S CORVETTE VOLO, Ill. (Wireless Flash) -- You'll probably never be able to walk in Michael Jordan's shoes but at least you can sit in his car.

JIM HENSON'S SPIRIT PULLING STRINGS WITH FORMER STUDENT BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (Wireless Flash) -- Muppeteer Jim Henson may be dead, but he's still pulling strings for a Beverly Hills puppeteer who claims Henson's spirit

`LAWRENCE WELK SHOW' DEBUTED 45 YEARS AGO (JULY 2) BRANSON, Mo. (Wireless Flash) -- Sunday (July 2) is a day of note for Lawrence Welk fans -- it's the 45th anniversary of the day "The Lawrence Welk Show" premiered on ABC.

WIRELESS FLASH BRIEFS FROM AROUND THE WORLD EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (Wireless Flash) -- Can "Survivor" survive the CBS merchandising department? Mattel Toys has just announced it will release a "Survivor" board game in

SEEDY BUSINESS AT CHERRY PIT SPITTING CONTEST EAU CLAIRE, Mich. (Wireless Flash) -- Your mother may say it's rude to spit -- but that won't be the case at tomorrow's International Cherry Pit Spitting Contest in Eau Claire,

ALL FLUFF: WORLD PILLOW FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP KENWOOD, Calif. (Wireless Flash) -- Pillow fighting is moving out of the bedroom and into the mud pit. On July 4th, the citizens of Kenwood, California, will