Notebook: Dec. 14, 1998

WINNERS & LOSERS

[WINNERS]

HAROLD ICKES Reno delays making a decision on independent counsel. Now he can put her back on his Christmas list

EPICTETUS Tom Wolfe borrows from him, and 1st century Stoic's books are rereleased. Luckily, no royalties

PAMELA LEE Scientists say breast implants can't be linked to disease. Links to vapidity, however...

[& LOSERS]

BOB DOLE Auditors say his campaign overspent and should pay back $17.7 mil. And he didn't even win

IMF World Bank claims IMF's efforts worsened Asian crisis. New name: Ill-Advised Meddling Fund

MIKE TYSON Pleads no contest to assault; parole officer won't be pleased....

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