Friday, November 19, 2010

The Daily Numbers - Nov. 19

The Daily Numbers: 1 of 2 teams still standing. They may not have a school anymore, but the St. Joe’s CYO team is playing in their own Super Bowl tonight! Kudos to them!


5 feet tall, bust of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. unveiled in Chester yesterday.


1 of February, date of special election to fill the seat of the late Pa. Rep. Robert Donatucci in the 185th District.


300 counts of possession of child porn filed against an Aldan man.


2 deer hunts set for Ridley Creek State Park on Dec. 2 and 9.


182,930, annual salary for Rose Tree Media Superintendent Dr. Denise Kerr. She will retire at the end of the year.


11 percent tax hike being considered in Montgomery County.


5 million deficit in Chester County.


0 tax hike in Delco, while 250 longtime employees look at taking early retirement offer.


8 people shaken up when a SEPTA trolley collided with an SUV last night in West Philly.


900 pot plants seized on a raid on a pot-growing operation in northeastern Pa. 5 men from New York City were arrested.


80 spiral-shaped turbines to be affixed atop the rim of Lincoln Financial Field as it moves to alternative energy for a power source.


7 goals not enough for the Flyers last night, they lost 8-7 to the Lightning.


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Call me a Phanatic: A look at the ups and downs of being a Philadelphia sports fan.


Jeff Lurie missed the boat in his hunt for an alternate energy source. He should have turned to Michael Vick. The guy’s electric.


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I Don’t Get It: A 14-year-old was picked up in Ridley after he appeared to be under the influence. Turns out he was drinking one of those alcohol-energy drinks. I don’t get it.


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Today’s Upper: Kudos to the LCB for deciding against a plan to increase handling fees that would have increased prices. I still they it should be blow up.


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Quote Box: “Our hope is that everyone assembled here today will spend some time here in the facility to reflect on the teachings of Dr. King and what he meant to us as a teacher.”


- Monir A. Ahmed, master of ceremonies at yesterday’s unveiling in Chester of a bust of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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