Notebook: Apr. 16, 2001

WINNERS & LOSERS

[WINNERS]

MARIAH CAREY Diva inks industry-high $80 mil. deal with Virgin. Spares her the need to hawk anyone's cola

WANG ZHIZHI Chinese send 7-ft. 1-in. hoopster to NBA. Seems the U.S. is a lot less sensitive about airspace

M.I.T. U. to allow auditing of courses online for free. Can porn sites handle the competition?

[LOSERS]

BARBRA STREISAND Diva inks memo saying W. stole Fla. as latest talley says he won. Foot in mouth not just Euro's problem

VINCENT (BUDDY) CIANCI Providence mayor indicted for racketeering, bribes, extortion. Overqualified for job?

COSCO INC. Baby-product co. fined over...

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