Headlines for: 08-17-2000

WILL SHAPE OF PODIUM COST AL GORE THE ELECTION? OAKVILLE, Calif. (Wireless Flash) -- This news might leave Al Gore speechless: The podium he used during last night's acceptance may have cost him the election.

BARRY WILLIAMS TO DUET WITH EMINEM? ROHNERT PARK, Calif. (Wireless Flash) -- The man who played Greg Brady says he has no rap with raunchy rapper Eminem. In fact, Barry Williams has just recorded a parody of

GEORGE BUSH ON A RAMPAGE? Los Angeles (Wireless Flash) -- George W. Bush isn't just a presidential candidate -- he's also a candidate for road rage.

UMA THURMAN: APPLE OF HER DAD'S GLASS EYE NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) -- Actress Uma Thurman is the apple of her Dad's glass eye. "US" magazine reports that while attending a recent pool

AIR GUITARISTS STRINGING ALONG IN FINLAND OULU, Finland (Wireless Flash) -- The ears of the world will be focused on Oulu, Finland, next Friday (Aug. 25) -- but you won't hear a thing.

BOB SAGET ACCUSES DAD OF BEING GAY LOS ANGELES (Wireless Flash) -- Comedian Bob Saget has a strange sense of humor -- he's accusing his father of being a homosexual on his new website.

SINGLES FIND FUNERALS GOOD PICK-UP SPOTS NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) -- Is your love life deadly dull? Just attend a funeral or two and you may get lucky. That's the morbid advice of "Maxim" magazine editors,

FIRST AID FOR HEARING AIDS ST. LOUIS (Wireless Flash) -- Here's a reason to prick up your ears: A new study shows hearing aids can harbor infectious diseases.

FIRE-BREATHING FACTS ABOUT GODZILLA TOKYO (Wireless Flash) -- Godzilla's latest movie, "Godzilla 2000," opens tomorrow (Aug. 18) and should scare up business with monster movie fans.