'Major Award' Turns Into Major Business2004-12-22 - Daytona, FL
- A lamp-maker has been getting a leg up in his business thanks to the Christmas classic "A Christmas Story."
Jenny McCarthy Looking Forward To 'Dirty Love'
2004-12-22 - New York, NY - Jenny McCarthy is looking forward to some "Dirty Love" in the New Year.
Taxi Cab Driver Driven To Save Souls
2004-12-22 - New York, NY - A New York cab driver not only drives customers around Manhattan, he hopes to steer them towards God.
Homeless Man Sells 'Titanic' Artifact For $10K
2004-12-22 - Dallas, TX - A homeless man has auctioned off an artifact from the "Titanic" for $10,000.
Twinkie, Twinkie Little Star
2004-12-22 - Kansas City, MO - Americans are being asked to come up with a dessert recipe for that highly-resilient snack food, Twinkies.
Meredith Vieira: Who Wants To Buy A Christmas Ornament?
2004-12-22 - New York, NY - Meredith Vieira of "The View" has a different view of Christmas this year -- thanks to an ornament which looks like the Grinch.
Men Are Willing To Make Sacrifices For Their Plasma TVs
2004-12-22 - Secaucus, NJ - Plasma TVs are big sellers with men this Christmas -- and they're willing to go to some pretty drastic lengths to get one.
Julia Child's Death Is Top Food News Of 2004
2004-12-22 - New York, NY - What was the top news story of 2004 for foodies? The passing of TV chef Julia Child, according to food editors at newspapers across the U.S.
Candy Canes Are A Ticket To Cavityville
2004-12-22 - New York, NY - This year's holiday "ho ho hos" could have you saying "ho ho no" the next time you go to the dentist.
Flash Lites December 22nd, 2004 - Rip 'N' Read Recap
2004-12-22 - Los Angeles, CA - Former "Dukes Of Hazzard" star Tom Wopat is putting up his dukes towards a singing career. On Feb. 22, Wopat will release a jazz album, "Dissertation On The State Of Bliss," dedicated to the tunes of "Wizard Of Oz" composer Harold Arlen. Tunes on the CD include "Over The Rainbow," "If I Only Had A Brain" and "Come Rain Or Come Shine." Wopat will promote the recording with a national tour.
Around The Weird - Bizarre News Briefs for December 22nd, 2004
2004-12-22 - Eagen, MN - One out of five Americans is driven to drink and drive. According to a survey by FindLaw.com, 17 percent have gotten behind the wheel after guzzling one or two drinks and three percent have driven after sucking down at least three cocktails.