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UFS BECOMES FIRST SYNDICATE TO OFFER FEATURES ONLINE THROUGH COMPUSERVE

 COLUMBUS, Ohio, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Eleven daily and weekly newspaper columns from United Feature Syndicate (UFS), including columns by Miss Manners, Jack Anderson and Harvey Mackay, are now available online via the CompuServe Information Service, the leading worldwide online information service for personal computer users. UFS is the first syndicate to offer features through CompuServe.
 The UFS features can be accessed by CompuServe's audience of 1.6 million when they are released to newspapers. They will remain online for two weeks.
 These UFS columns are now available to CompuServe subscribers:
 "Miss Manners (R)" - Advice on proper social behavior, from the nation's foremost and funniest authority on etiquette (three times per week).
 "Jack Anderson/Michael Binstein" - This duo investigates the deceit, corruption and waste in Washington (four times per week).
 "Harvey Mackay" - Practical business advice, from the best-selling author (weekly).
 "The Medical Advisor" - Answers to readers' questions on current and accepted medical information (weekly).
 "Alan Dershowitz" - Analysis of current legal controversies in the public eye, from the outspoken Harvard Law School professor (weekly).
 "You be the Critic" - Audience-tested reviews based on ratings by moviegoers around the nation (weekly).
 "Tune in Tonight" - Previews of the evening's TV highlights, by Jon Burlingame (six times per week).
 "Morton Kondracke" - News-based opinions directly from Capitol Hill (weekly).
 "The Housing Scene" - Information which keeps readers on top of the real estate market (weekly).
 "First Aid for the Ailing House" - Tips for home-remodelers that can save thousands of dollars in repairs (weekly).
 "The Aces on Bridge" - Tournament-level secrets, from nine-time world champion Bobby Wolff (daily).
 The UFS columns are offered as one of CompuServe's basic services. The company's basic services cater to a wide variety of interests, including access to news, weather and sports reports, electronic mail and financial information.
 CompuServe members pay $8.95 per month for unlimited access to basic services. When accessing the nearly 2,000 services outside the basic services, members pay $8 or $16 per hour, depending on the speed of their modems. For more information, please call 800-848-8199.
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 /CONTACT: Mary Anne Grimes of UFS, 212-692-3865, or David Kishler of CompuServe, 614-538-4571, or CompuServe Mail 70003, 2154/


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