Originally created 02/20/00

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TV TONIGHT: Good golly! Leon, who played one of the Temptations for an NBC special, has the title role in Little Richard, a biopic directed by Robert Townsend. It airs at 9 on WAGT-TV (Channel 26).

Whatcha gonna do when they come for you? Shot in the distinctive style of Cops, the 150th episode of The X-Files finds Mulder (David Duchovny) and Scully (Gillian Anderson) shadowed by a camera crew on their investigation of a mysterious entity. The Fox show airs at 9 on WFXG-TV (Channel 54).

LEAP YEAR BABIES: Were you born on Feb. 29? The Augusta Chronicle is seeking people with Leap Year birthdays for a celebratory article. If your birthday is Feb. 29, please call Staff Writer Barnini Chakraborty at 823-3332 or send a FAX to 722-7403. Please provide your name, age, address and daytime and evening phone numbers. We need to hear from you by 5 p.m. Tuesday.

IN THE BAG: Divide and conquer -- the problem of losing your luggage when you travel. "Pack some of your traveling companion's clothes in your bag, and vice versa," New Choices magazine recommends. That way, "you'll both have a change of clothing if one bag is lost."

SOLDIERS' STORIES: Experiences from veterans are being sought for the new book Chicken Soup for the Veteran's Soul. Sample topics include stories of heroism, camaraderie, leadership, sense of duty, reunions and patriotism. Submissions of up to 1,200 words will be accepted. Compensation will be offered to those whose stories are selected. A percentage of profits from the book will go to associations benefiting veterans. The deadline for submissions is May. 1. For submission guidelines or to view sample stories, call (888) 387-6373 or visit the Web site www.vetstories.com.

Mail stories to Chicken Soup for the Veteran's Soul, 607 W. Broadway, Fairfield, IA 52556, or fax to (515) 472-0719. E-mail stories to remember@vetstories.com.


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