Headlines for: 01-07-2001

CHUBBY CHECKER TWISTS INTO THE BEEF JERKY BUSINESS PHILADELPHIA (Wireless Flash) -- Musician Chubby Checker is adding a new twist to the snack food business: He's launching a line of beef jerky.

FOOD EATING CHAMP HAS MATZOS ON HIS MIND NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) -- The qualifying rounds for New York's 4th Annual Matzo Ball Eating Contest will start tomorrow (Jan. 9) and last year's champion is chomping at the

VILLAGE PEOPLE COWBOY PENS SPACE ROCK OPERA NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) -- It may sound spacey but the "Cowboy" in the Village People is trading in his horse for an alien spacecraft.

JESSE HELMS THE OBJECT OF SEX FANTASIES SAN FRANCISCO (Wireless Flash) -- Here's proof it takes different strokes for different folks in the bedroom: Jesse Helms is now the object of sexual fantasies.

PRE-HISTORIC WOMEN LIVED WITH HORSES, NOT MEN LOS ANGELES (Wireless Flash) -- Here some news that may make you say, "Whoa, Nellie": A Korean researcher claims that prehistoric women spent more time with horses than men.

RAMS PLAYOFF LOSS REALLY GOD'S FAULT? LOS ANGELES (Wireless Flash) -- Should St. Louis Rams quarterback Kurt Warner blame God for his team losing in the playoffs? A Los Angeles-based skeptics group thinks so.

CELEB LIPSTICK SMUDGES EXPECTED TO NET BIG BUCKS NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) -- A smudge of lipstick on a piece of paper isn't worth much -- unless it was made by Gwyneth Paltrow.

NEW CARD GAME CAPTURES CLINTON LEGACY ST. LOUIS (Wireless Flash) -- Many people think Bill Clinton wasn't playing with a full deck -- and that's what inspired one man to create a card game based on the follies of the

ELVIS' FANS FORCED HIM TO WEAR GAUDY COSTUMES NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) -- Today (Jan. 8) marks the 66th anniversary of the birth of Elvis Presley. Although the King often gets kidded for the gaudy