The Daily Numbers -- May 21
5,000 dollar reward still in place as federal officials seek who is responsible for the second act of sabotage.
19.10 dollars an hour, what the Boeing worker charged yesterday was earning.
25,000 bond he was freed on. He must stay at this parents home in Southampton, Bucks County.
1 cent more, what we’re paying for gasoline in the region. Regular gas now goes for $3.85; diesel is at $4.80.
460,200 people expected to hit the highways and travel 5 miles or more from home anyhow this Memorial Day weekend. That is down by 2.5 percent from last year.
1 as in No. 1, the ranking Philadelphia International Airport in a survey of customer satisfaction by the folks at JD Power.
1 woman killed and a firefighter injured when flames roared through a row home on Ludlow Street in Philadelphia overnight.
9 bucks a day. That’s what Pennsylvanians are paid for jury duty. Some state legislators are looking to hike that stipend to $40 a day.
15 age of student that police charged a swimming coach at Plymouth-Whitemarsh High School with propositioning via e-mail. He allegedly offered her $200 for a sex act.
58 million bucks, what Merck & Co. will pay to settle lawsuits stemming from ads for its painkiller Vioxx, which has been linked to health problems.
1,956 delegates for Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama, after winning the Oregon primary. He’s now just 60 delegates away from wrapping up the nomination.
1,776 delegates for Hillary Clinton, who won big in Kentucky. She’s vowing to stay in the race.
2,026 the number of delegates needed to clinch the nomination.
75 million people who are expected to vote today in the ‘American Idol’ competition that wraps up tonight.
7 strong innings out of Cole Hamels, who put the Phils on his back, yet did not get the win over the Nationals.
2.61 ERA for the ace of the Phillies staff.
19 straight innings in which Hamels has not surrendered a run.
11 strikeouts for the lefty phenom.
10 hits in 22 at bats for pinch-hitter extraordinaire Greg Dobbs, whose single in the ninth provided the winning margin as the Phils eked out a 1-0 win.
Call me a Phanatic: A look at the ups and downs of being a Philadelphia sports fan.
The Phillies better hire a Brinks truck now to haul the money they are going to have to pay Cole Hamels. This guy has “ace” written all over him.
I Don’t Get It: I’m told they announced a winner on ‘Dancing with the Stars’ last night. Some 75 million people are expected to vote in the finals of ‘American Idol’ tonight. Wake me when it’s over. I don’t get it.
Today’s Upper: Philadelphia officials are not backing down in their standoff with the National Rifle Association over whether the city can enact its own gun control ordinances. Good for them.
Quote Box: “The cooperation from the union members and the workers has been terrific.”
-- U.S. Attorney Pat Meehan, talking about the investigation into acts of deliberate vandalism at the Boeing plant.