The Daily Numbers - Nov. 30
5-1 vote of council by which Media Borough has decided to remove a plaque honoring Jay Johnson, the co-writer of the famed Elvis holiday ditty “Blue Christmas.”
4 police officers shot dead in Washington state in what authorities are describing as a targeted ambush in a local coffee shop.
87,403 dollars, what you would have to shell out for the items listed in the “12 Days of Christmas.”
5,250 dollars for the most expensive item, 7 swans a-swimming.
96 million people who are expected to go online and do some shopping today, on “Cyber Monday.”
4 young girls struck by a car in Darby Borough Friday. They’re expected to be fine.
2.72 a gallon, what we were paying for gas yesterday on the busiest travel day of the year.
2.00, average price a year ago.
50, age of blind woman who was beaten and raped during an attack in her home in the Mayfair section of Philadelphia Sunday.
12 day deer season for gun hunters that kicks off this morning in Pennsylvania.
2 straight 4th quarter rallies for the Eagles, who beat the Redskins, 27-24, on Sunday.
16 straight field goals made by Eagles kicker David Akers. His 32-yarder was the difference yesterday.
2 Eagles now suffering from concussions. DeSean Jackson joined Brian Westbrook after he got dinged in the 3rd quarter yesterday and did not return.
90 yards, how far Donovan McNabb drove the Birds for a TD and 2-point conversion to tie the game.
143 games as the Eagles QB for McNabb, that eclipsed the record held by Ron Jaworski.
22 points for Tim Duncan as the San Antonio Spurs beat the Sixers last night, 97-89.
5 straight road losses for the Sixers, who are now 5-12 on the season.
Call me a Phanatic: A look at the ups and downs of being a Philadelphia sports fan.
Anybody have a feel yet for just how good – or bad – this Eagles team is? Beats the hell out of me.
I Don’t Get It: A couple who crashed that presidential dinner is now looking to sell their story to the highest bidder. Talk about your 15 minutes of fame.
Today’s Upper: Kudos to the Upper Darby community for coming out in force Sunday night to support the families of three young students struck by a car last week.
Quote Box: “Thank you for praying for our son. We appreciate it very much.”
- Demoz Beyene, father of most seriously Beverly Hills Middle School student struck by out-of-control car last week.