Indicators: Dec. 27, 1999


HEALTH Where Americans are fattest and fittest, measured by obesity rates, exercise and number of fast-food joints

--Fattest cities

Omaha* 10 El Paso* 10 Memphis 9 Columbus 8 Detroit 7 Chicago 6 New Orleans 5 Indianapolis 4 Houston 3 Kansas City, MO 2 Philadelphia 1

--Fittest cities

Los Angeles 10 Colorado Springs 9 Honolulu 8 Denver 7 Portland 6 San Francisco 5 Washington 4 Seattle 3 Minneapolis 2 San Diego 1

*Tie Source: Men's Fitness

TV NEWS Despite big stories like Columbine and the death of J.F.K. Jr., the war in Kosovo drew the most coverage

--Top news stories*...

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