Headlines for: 12-06-2001

‘TWIN TOWERS MENORAH’ A HOT SELLER FOR CHANUKAH NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) – Many Jews will be paying tribute to the victims of the World Trade Center tragedy this Chanukah by lighting a menorah which features the Twin Towers in all their glory.

NEW ZEALAND ‘RINGS’ FAN MAD OVER MOVIE MONOPOLY NEW PLYMOUTH, New Zealand (Wireless Flash) – New Zealand will be the first country in the world to hold public screenings of the Lord Of The Rings movie, but one town has been filibustered out of that honor.

MGM-MIRAGE CASINO UNAFRAID OF OCEAN’S 11 COPYCATS LAS VEGAS (Wireless Flash) – The casino robbing film Ocean’s 11 hits theaters today (Dec. 7), but Las Vegas casinos say they’re not afraid of copycat criminals.

CHRISTMAS CAROLING CAN CONK OUT YOUR VOCAL CHORDS HOUSTON (Wireless Flash) – Athletes aren’t the only ones who need to warm-up – so do Christmas carolers. That bummer note comes courtesy of Baylor College of Medicine’s

THE CENTER FOR SLANG VANCOUVER, B.C. (Wireless Flash) – A Canadian word-lover has created a clearinghouse for new slang on the Internet. It’s called Pseudodictionary.com and contains almost 6000 slang words

POTHEADS TO ORGANIZE ‘POTAID’ BEND, Ore. (Wireless Flash) – A husband and wife marijuana activist team is hashing out plans to put on the world’s first benefit concert for pot users: “Potaid.”

PUNK BAND SERENADES PHOEBE CATES SAN DIEGO, Calif. (Wireless Flash) – The now-reclusive Fast Times at Ridgemont High co-star Phoebe Cates is being dragged back into the spotlight.

ADD MAGIC TO YOUR LOVE LIFE: ACT LIKE ‘HARRY POTTER’ CHARACTERS WINDHAM, N.Y. (Wireless Flash) – If you want to improve your love life, start acting like Harry Potter and galpal Hermione Granger. That’s the spellbinding advice of relationship expert Mike

AMERICA’S DRABBEST HOME GETS A MAKEOVER ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (Wireless Flash) – You might mind having your house called the drabbest home in America but a woman in St. Petersburg, Florida, has 10,000 reasons to be happy.

FLASH LITES: RIP ‘N’ READ POP CULTURE RECAP GREAT FALLS, Mont. (Wireless Flash) – Actor Wilford Brimley, best known as the Quaker Oats pitchman, had to cancel his upcoming performances with a community symphony and choir in Great Falls, Montana, because he is ill