The Daily Numbers - Nov. 24

The Daily Numbers: 700,000 people who will go through Philadelphia International Airport over the next 6 days.

4, as in the 4th busiest day, that would be today at the airport.

1, as in No. 1 busiest day? That was last Sunday.

20 mile backups expected at the toll plaza on I-95 in Newark, Del., because of construction projects.

5,900 workers at Boeing in Ridley Township. One-third of those who work on the V-22 program, which is again facing possible cuts in Washington.

43 families in Upper Darby who got a Thanksgiving dinner thanks to students at 2 elementary schools.

55,000 fine for former Radnor Township Manager David Bashore for violations of the state Ethics Act.

4 teens in Upper Darby charged in an assault on a pedestrian.

5, age of child left alone in his apartment in Upper Darby. He was discovered when he called for help from a third-floor window.

2 cases of sexual assault being investigated at Temple University.

2 cases of women being attacked after they get out of taxis after a night out being probed in Philly’s Rittenhouse Square neighborhood.

6 to 12 years in jail for a 21-year-old Philly man charged with slamming into 2 police officers in a DUI crash.

2 strangulation deaths of women in Kensington that police now believe were committed by the same person.

3 point lead with 3.5 seconds left for the Sixers last night in D.C.

They lost anyhow.

40 feet from the basket, how far John Wall was when he was fouled by Jrue Holliday as he heaved a shot at the hoop. He sank all 3 foul shots to send the game to overtime.

15 point 4th quarter lead blown by the Sixers.

4 times Michael Vick has appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated, including this week.

23-3 loss for the Temple Owls to Miami of Ohio last night. The Owls end up 8-4.


Call me a Phanatic: A look at the ups and downs of being a Philadelphia sports fan.Best line of the day about the demolition of the Spectrum, via Twitter, after several attempts with the wrecking ball didn’t put much of a dent in the building: Maybe they should just have Andre Iguodala shoot jumpers at it. Ouch!



I Don’t Get It: Black Friday. Never got it, never will. Have fun.


Today’s Upper: Loans from the state are now available to those who suffered damage from Tropical Storm Nicole on Sept. 29.


Quote Box: “Every day my daughters aske me if we can get a dog. I can’t get a dog for my kids.”

- Michael Vick, speaking to students in New Haven, Conn., on the evils of dogfighting.