Headlines for: 11-28-2000

CHADS FOR SALE! ST. LOUIS, Mo. (Wireless Flash) -- Those little pieces of "chad" from the Florida ballots could turn into big bucks for a man in St. Louis.

`STAR TREK' PHASER GUN ALMOST A REALITY LAKESIDE, Calif. (Wireless Flash) -- A California man has invented a "Star Trek-like" "phaser" that he claims can stun people with a harmless electric current.

PENN GILLETTE: `DAVID BLAINE IS A LAME MAGICIAN' NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) -- Magician David Blaine's ice freezing stunt may be casting a spell on magic fans but fellow magicians are giving him the cold shoulder.

MISS VENEZUELA ODDS-ON FAVORITE FOR MISS WORLD ST. JOHN'S, Antigua (Wireless Flash) -- The Miss World Beauty Pageant scheduled for tomorrow (Nov. 30) may turn into a "booty pageant" for gamblers.

B.B. KING DOESN'T WANT TO BE KING OF THE BLUES NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) -- Blues legend B.B. King may be King of the Blues -- but it's not a title he necessarily wants.

WARNING: LOUD TOYS CAN GIVE THE GIFT OF DEAFNESS NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) -- Beware which toys you buy for your kids this holiday because they could fall on deaf ears. The Noise Center for the League of Hard of Hearing is

GRADE SCHOOL GRINCH LOOKS FORWARD TO KISSING SCENE LOS ANGELES (Wireless Flash) -- Jim Carrey isn't the only Grinch having a good time these days -- add actor Josh Ryan Evans to the list.

LUCY FROM `PEANUTS' CALLED WORST OFFICE WORKER LOS ANGELES (Wireless Flash) -- If you want to keep your office workplace happy and productive don't hire anyone who acts like Lucy in the "Peanuts" comic strip.

MORGUE DUTY SOLUTION TO DOWNEY JR.'S ADDICTION? LOS ANGELES (Wireless Flash) -- Robert Downey Jr.'s latest drug bust has left many wondering whether he'll ever clean up his act -- but a Los Angeles lawyer thinks he may have the