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4-30-01 The whole thing started when Jo Dee Messina agreed to sing at the 2001 Komen National Race for the Cure, which raises money for breast-cancer research. But then, a good friend of Jo Dee's family died from cancer soon after she agreed to take the gig, and Jo Dee decided she wanted to do more than just sing; she decided to run too. Now, the farthest Jo Dee had ever run up to that point was four miles - and that was a year earlier. Now she’s determined to raise $500,000 in pledges and is asking all who will listen for help, and that includes you. To sponsor Jo Dee’s run, just log on to her Web site at www.jodeemessina.com, for more info and to pledge money. By the way, the run is billed as the world's largest 5K race and it takes place June 2nd in the nation’s Capitol.

4-27-01 If you’re a really big fan of country music so much that you would like some of their famous faces on your personal checks, then you’re in luck… Log on to www.fanchecks.com <http://www.fanchecks.com/> and then make you selection from among artists like Tim McGraw, Alan Jackson, Wynonna, Lorrie Morgan, Billy Ray Cyrus, Tracy Byrd and LeAnn Rimes.


4-26-01 Internet Fraud: The U.S. and 12 other countries will start sharing confidential data about complaints they receive from consumers in a bid to crack down on Internet fraud. They’re working to create a single database, which would greatly improve international law enforcement agencies ability to address cross-border Internet fraud and deception. Under the agreement, law enforcement agencies in each country will have access to the database through a single, password-protected web site.

4-25-01 A while ago, Mark Robinson’s beloved dog came down with epilepsy. He didn’t know how to deal with his pet’s special needs and ended up having the dog put to sleep. Then a relative was diagnosed with epilepsy, and went on to live a full life. Mark realized the mistake he had made with his pet and started <http://www.handicappedpets.com/>. The site offers information, products, and support for Handicapped Pets. They have wheelchairs, Carrying Harnesses, Doggie Diapers, Ramps, Books, Homeopathic Medicines, support groups, and much more. There are also links information, low-cost pet food, medicines and supplies

4-24-01 Ebaymotors - http://www.ebaymotors.com Online auction site for new and used cars, motorcyles, and parts and accessories.

4-23-01 The price of name-brand laptop computers may be about to fall below the magic $1,000 level. Although suggested retail price on the latest unit from Dell is $1,049, that's nearly at the $999 point so many people have been praying for. The publication suggests that a battle may soon shape up in the arena of "cheap laptops, involving Dell, H-P, IBM and Toshiba. Dell is likely using its "bargain basement pricing" to attract users who may not have ever considered a laptop before.

4-20-01 Not Quite What the Doctor Ordered

Dr. Pepper once posed the question in a popular commercial -- "Wouldn't you like to be a Pepper too?" Grocery stores and competitors took this as a call to arms to create their own versions of the popular mystery drink. Beverage fan Matt Preston has rounded up all of the various Dr. strains to rate and review them. Browse through all the Dr. drinks and find out why Dr. Radical isn't quite so rad and how Dr. Riffic rivals the original in taste. Finally, be sure to stop by the rumors section for unconfirmed and untasted Dr. drinks including Dr. Whoa! and the delicious-sounding Dr. Nut.

4-19-01 Panoramas: The North American Landscape in Art

Get lost in this fantastic collection of Mexican, American, and Canadian impressions of "the mother country." The exhibit is split into four central themes: The Evolving Landscape begins with the pastoral images of 19th century exploration and winds up with today's gritty urban murals. The Social Landscape looks at varying depictions of native peoples and the fluid nature of cultural identity. The Mythic Landscape section features several shimmering visions of an idealistic future. And the Personal Landscape explores the tricky relationship between artistic integrity and patriotism.


4-18-01 100 Dumbest Moments in e-Business History

eCompany Now presents 101 choice quotes, career moves, investment choices, and business philosophies that led to richly deserved pain and heartbreak. Viewers can trace the career trajectory of Boo, the fashion site that started with $135 million in funding and wind up selling its assets for just under $2 million. Here are a few highlights -- No. 49: "Winning the David Caruso Career-Management Award, Lou Dobbs leaves his job as president of CNN Financial News and anchor of CNN's Moneyline to found Space.com, walking away from a reported $10 million contract." No. 62: "An uninhabitable, fire-damaged Silicon Valley house sells for more than $1.5 million." No. 97: "Pets.com spends millions to make a sock famous."


4-17-01 NEW YORK, April 12, 2001 - BMG Entertainment, the global music division of
Bertelsmann AG announced today that it has joined forces with Yahoo!* Music
(<http://music.yahoo.com) to host a Brooks & Dunn "World Premiere" of their
new album, Steers & Stripes, due out in stores April 17th on the Arista
Nashville/RLG label. Yahoo! Music, the ultimate resource for music fans on
Yahoo! and across the Web, has created a custom page at
http://music.yahoo.com/brooksanddunn, where fans can enjoy a host of
features, starring their favorite band.


4-16-01 Here’s a fun little way to waste your time. Get your favorite photo and head to www.photodoodle.com. On this site you can transfer your photo into a cool, little paint-by-numbers. Fido can have orange ears, purple eyes, and a gray tail if you want. You can paint your ex-boyfriend to look better than you ever thought possible… or worse! It’s $39.95, including paints for the 8X10 canvas. What are you waiting for?

4-13-01 Need a new car? Get a Car loan online! Lending tree can help find the $$$$ for your next vehicle.


4-12-01 Computer prices keep dropping and we have some great deals lately. Tiger Direct has some great deals for the expert tech or the computer novice. Click below to see what we are talking about.

Creative PC Blaster Sale


4-11-01 The new Soul Player by AVC is MP3 technology at its best! With ID3 Tag Support and an advanced LCD display with backlight, this player is the best quality in its class. Listen to your MP3 CD's and audio CD's in style! for more click here.

4-10-01 A system designed to prevent unauthorized access to or from a private network. Firewalls can be implemented in both hardware and software, or a combination of both. Firewalls are frequently used to prevent unauthorized Internet users from accessing private networks connected to the Internet, especially intranets. All messages entering or leaving the intranet pass through the firewall, which examines each message and blocks those that do not meet the specified security criteria. For trial versions or freeware go to Tucows.com

4-07-01 After YEARS on the net, I finally have found it: http://www.shibumi.org/eoti.htm

4-06-01 Ok – here is a silly, funny and mindless site for you to have a bit of a look at over the weekend. Its called DancingPaul.com and as soon as you log on, its just got a picture of a guy standing there glaring at you. But then you find a whole heap of buttons to control him, and soon or later he is dancing however you want him to in whichever location to whatever music you want him to. Just a bit of fun, but worth having a bit of a play with.


4-05-01 If you've ever wanted to find out what other people have thought of a product before you buy it, you should get on epinions.com. Its filled with reviews and opinions from millions of everyday people who either loved or hated a product. There are categories to fit almost everything, from entertainment, education, computers, health & beauty, to finance, sports, travel and car stuff. If you ever need to know what everyone else thinks about something, check this site out

4-04-01 OK, Napster isn't working for you anymore. What to do? try downloading this program. It works like the old Scour. www.winmx.com WinMX is a FREE file-sharing program like no other. It allows you to simultaneously connect to many established networks based on the OpenNap and Napster protocols. This means MORE USERS and MORE SEARCH RESULTS than other sharing programs. WinMX also supports ANY FILE TYPE, allowing you access to a diverse assortment of shared VIDEO and PICTURE files as well as the usual MP3 AUDIO files.

4-03-01 Texas Rangers Website. www.texasrangers.com

4-02-01 Sunday was opening day! Major League Baseball is under way go to www.mlb.com



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