Numbers: May 22, 2000

$6 billion Amount the Federal Government collects annually through a 3% phone tax, enacted in 1898 to help pay for the Spanish-American War

$4.9 billion Estimated cost of the eight-month war, adjusted for inflation

$363 million Jackpot to be split by the two winners of last week's seven-state lottery, the biggest in U.S. history

$110,000 Cost of a Louisiana study that found underage gamblers can buy lottery tickets 64% of the time

9,200 Roller-coaster injuries in 1998, a 24% increase since 1994

92 m.p.h. Peak speed of the new 310-ft. roller coaster in Sandusky, Ohio, the tallest and fastest in...

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