Tuesday, November 30, 2010

The Daily Numbers - Nov. 30

The Daily Numbers: 2 people who fled flames as they roared through twin homes in Marcus Hook.


19, age of Chester man who has now been returned to Delaware County Prison after being mistakenly released back in August.


40, age of West Chester man arrested at his high school reunion over the weekend after he allegedly punched a state trooper.


2 Philadelphia men charged in a series of armed robberies in Upper Darby and surrounding towns.


97 years after its founding, the Aldan Women’s Club is closing its doors.


15 percent spike in sales seen on ‘Cyber Monday,’ with sales expected to go over $1 billion.


59, age of man in South Jersey who died after falling off his roof while putting up Christmas lights.


4 months, age of tot left alone in a car in Delaware while his father went into a store to return a holiday gift.


271,101,291 dollars the U.S. says it is owed by New Jersey after they canceled a rail tunnel between Jersey and New York City.


16, age of teen in Philly charged with killing his mother and then leaving her body under debris in the backyard.


17.5 percent tax hike being mulled in Royersford.


10 million dollars bestowed in a gift to the University of Delaware by an alum.


83,000 Pennsylvanians who could see their unemployment benefits expire this week.


250,000 dollars believed ripped off in a fraud scheme by a Pa. man in connection with his scam against wealthy N.J. investors.


50,000 lottery prize that is still unclaimed in Pa.


17 persons killed in accidents on Pa. highways over the Thanksgiving holiday.


18 percent of TVs that were tuned into the Eagles-Bears game Sunday, with a 32 share (32 percent of all TVs in use at the time locked into the game.) That makes it the highest rated NFL game on any network this year.


25,000 dollar fine for Houston Texans star wide receiver Andre Johnson, but he will not be suspended for Thursday night game vs. Eagles.


5 children believed hidden from society, in squalid row house in York, Pa., without heat or electricity 20 hours after losing to Bears, Eagles were back on practice field. They play the Texans Thursday night.


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Call me a Phanatic: A look at the ups and downs of being a Philadelphia sports fan.This is one time when Andy Reid’s silence is probably golden. The coach is not talking about what happened in the locker room after Sunday’s loss to the Bears. It has been reported that Reid went ballistic, ripping into his team and singling out DeSean Jackson.


 


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I Don’t Get It: Two men have entered pleas to lesser charges after they were charged with leaving kids in the car outside Parx Casino in Bucks County. I don’t get it.


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Today’s Upper: Let’s hear it for the annual Salvation Army/Daily Times Merry Christmas Fund. Our goal again this year is $50,000. I’m sure Delco will come through once again.


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Quote Box: “DeSean, that’s my guy. That’s my right hand man. He’s going to be fine.”


- Michael Vick, in the wake of reports that Coach Andy Reid and he had words with the wide receiver.

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