Numbers: Oct. 2, 2000

$73 million Cost to taxpayers of bailing out Madison Guaranty, the savings and loan at the heart of the Whitewater scandal

$58.4 million Cost to taxpayers (so far) of six-year federal investigation of the Clintons' role in the scandal, which ended last week without charges

$4,070 Average itemized charitable contribution of Mississippi residents, the highest in the nation

$2,645 Average itemized charitable contribution of Massachusetts residents, the lowest in the nation

49, 4 Where each state ranks on a list of residents' average gross income

$600,000 Top price of an ad on NBC during prime-time Olympics coverage

2 Extra ads NBC...

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