Headlines for: 07-11-2001

EXTERMINATOR WANTS TO TAKE OVER ABC-TV MIAMI, Fla. (Wireless Flash) – A Florida bug exterminator hopes to become the new president of the ABC television network through a friendly takeover. John Rosenrod owns just one share of stock in ABC’s parent company,

SLASH HAS NO HARD FEELINGS TOWARD CHARLIE SHEEN LOS ANGELES (Wireless Flash) – Although Charlie Sheen recently took a slash at Slash, the former Guns & Roses guitarist refuses to hold a grudge.

HEINZ TO SQUEEZE MORE COLOR INTO KETCHUP ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Wireless Flash) – The Heinz food company says it will introduce a new colored ketchup sometime next month. The company says the color candidates are orange, pink, yellow and purple

TURKEY NEEDS YOUR UFO ARTIFACTS ISTANBUL, Turkey (Wireless Flash) – If you have any wreckage from a crashed flying saucer, there’s a museum in Istanbul, Turkey, that wants to hear from you.

ODD NEW PRODUCT: PEANUT BUTTER AND JELLY ‘SLICES’ GLEN ELLYN, Ill. (Wireless Flash) – It could be the best thing since sliced bread: An Illinois company is marketing individually-wrapped “slices” of peanut butter and jelly.

MAGAZINE TO PUBLISH REAL BRIDGET JONES’ DIARY PHILADELPHIA (Wireless Flash) – A Philadelphia woman whose name is really Bridget Jones is about to have her diary published over the internet. Usaweekend.com has agreed to publish the diary entries of the 26-year-old

TRAVOLTA OWES HIS CAREER TO ‘DEEP THROAT’ LOS ANGELES (Wireless Flash) – Would you believe John Travolta owes his career to the 1972 X-rated flick, Deep Throat? According to porn culture historian Legs McNeil, producer of a dirty movie

DOCUMENTING CANDY HISTORY NOT SUCH A SWEET JOB LOS ANGELES (Wireless Flash) – Think doing a TV series on junk food would be a sweet job? Well, it wasn’t for TV personality Marc Summers, the host of the new Food Network show, Unwrapped.

NEW STUDY: HOUNDS MORE LIKELY TO FEAR THUNDERSTORMS NORTH GRAFTON, Mass. (Wireless Flash) – A new study shows certain breeds of dogs are much more likely to be ’fraidy cats when it comes to thunderstorms.

FLASH LITES: RIP ‘N’ READ POP CULTURE RECAP CHICAGO (Wireless Flash) – A great voice of radio has fallen silent – but hopefully not for long. 82-year-old host Paul Harvey will have surgery later this month to repair a weakened vocal chord. Throat