Headlines for: 07-29-2001

GENE SIMMONS TO EMCEE NUDE BEAUTY PAGEANT ROSELAWN, Indiana (Wireless Flash) – Kiss bassist Gene Simmons may do for nude beauty pageants what Billy Crystal did for the Oscars.

WHAT IS CAUSING THE ‘KOKOMO HUM’? KOKOMO, Indiana (Wireless Flash) – The citizens of Kokomo, Indiana, are buzzing over a mysterious sound that has plagued the city for two years. The low-droning “Kokomo Hum” – which sounds like a very loud

PETER BILLINGSLEY: FROM ‘A CHRISTMAS STORY’ TO A MOB STORY LOS ANGELES (Wireless Flash) – Peter Billingsley has gone from A Christmas Story to a mob story. The kid who was once told “You’ll shoot your eye out” is now

SCIENTISTS USING HUMAN WASTE FOR FERTILIZER PARIS (Wireless Flash) – If cow manure is good for plants, why not human manure? Scientists at the European Space Agency are currently working on a system

‘THAT ’70S SHOW’ STARS DON’T KNOW MUCH ABOUT HISTORY NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) – Playing a character who lives in the ’70s doesn’t make you an expert on the era. That’s the word from TV Guide, which recently grilled the cast

ROBERT DUVALL: ‘I TANGO ALONE’ NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) – There’s no way to dance around it: Robert Duvall prefers to tango alone. Duvall tells gossip reporter Baird Jones that he frequently spends hours

FLORIDA’S ONLY LEGAL CATHOUSE SEBRING, Fla. (Wireless Flash) – Most folks wouldn’t want to admit they run a cathouse but a Florida man is proud of it. Howard Norris’ “Cathouse” isn’t a house of ill repute:

NEW MAKE-UP STORE FEATURES SKIN-LIKE INTERIOR NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) – A new makeup store opening in Manhattan gives new meaning to the saying “beauty is only skin-deep.” The boutique for MAC brand cosmetics features a translucent, amber-colored

EMPLOYEES SAY GOODBYE TO COMPANY PERKS CHICAGO (Wireless Flash) – Skilled workers may soon be saying bye bye to the company perks established during the dot-com boom. According to business trend expert John Challenger, perks like free food

FLASH LITES: RIP ‘N’ READ POP CULTURE RECAP PANAMA CITY, Fla. (Wireless Flash) – A former Hooters restaurant employee is suing the firm over a contest in which she won a Star Wars action figure. Jodee Berry claims she was led to believe she would win a