Originally created 02/08/00

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NICE 'N FAMOUS:

Clairol hair-color company, maker of Nice 'n Easy products, is searching for real women to enter its second Be on the Box contest. Three grand-prize winners will receive a three-day, two-night trip to New York for two, where they will be photographed for an upcoming print advertisement for Nice 'n Easy.

If you are 18 or older, submit a photo of yourself taken since September and print your name, address and day and evening phone numbers on the back. Entries should include a proof of purchase of any Nice 'n Easy hair color or the words "Nice 'n Easy" handwritten on a piece of paper. Entries can be mailed to: Clairol Nice 'n Easy Be in an Ad, P.O. Box 526, Harrison, NY 10528.

SPARKLING SONGS:

Korbel Champagne wants to help you get in the mood for love this Valentine's Day by giving you a romantic CD. To get a free CD single of music artist Kenny G's tune, Songbird, call Korbel's romance hot line at (800) 7-KORBEL (800-756-7235). Callers also will receive a list of romantic Valentine's Day ideas and toasting tips.

CLICKING CONFECTIONS:

Forget the flour and nix the mixing. Betty Crocker just got wired, which means burned-out bakers can order fresh-baked gourmet cookies and brownies on the Internet. Betty's Online Bakery offers varieties including double chocolate chunk cookies, peanut butter cookies and fudge walnut brownies. All the sweets are hand-packed and shipped immediately after baking. A dozen treats cost $24.95 plus shipping; visit www.bettycrocker.com.

TV TONIGHT:

JAG creator Donald Bellisario wrote and directed the military drama's 100th episode, a two-part yarn filmed in Australia, where Harm (David James Elliott), Mac (Catherine Bell) and Bud (Patrick Labyorteaux) look into a 28-year-old murder case. The CBS shows airs at 8 on WRDW-TV (Channel 12).