Notebook: May 4, 1998

WINNERS

SAY IT AIN'T SO, JER

MICHAEL EISNER Disney quarterly profits rise 22%, stock splits 3 for 1, and Animal Kingdom opens. Roar on, Mike

K-TEL Stock of oldies packagers up sixfold in April. First guys buy Viagra, then the mood music

THE ITALIAN GOVERNMENT With 705th day in power, third-longest-running since WW II

& LOSERS

JERRY SPRINGER Report says program's fights are faked. Maybe he can recast as World Emotional Wrestling

DAN BURTON Congressman calls the President "scumbag." Again, lucky Clinton is boosted by a critic's blunder

SUSAN MCDOUGAL Like Liddy, paying a price for silence. Will she get a...

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