Monday, January 24, 2011

The Daily Numbers - Jan. 24

The Daily Numbers: 1 person killed in fire that roared through Darby Borough home early Sunday.


26, age of Dominique Gibson, who died in the fire on her birthday.


1 person shot in the fact in Chester early Sunday.


9,000 dollar rings stolen from store in Concord Mall.


650,000 dollar grant for Media Borough to repair the Third Street Bridge.


7 degrees, reading on car thermometer this morning.


21, expected high this afternoon.


39, the high on Tuesday. It’s a heat wave.


1 person who froze to death while sleeping in a car in northeastern Pa.


over weekend.


96, age of fitness guru Jack LaLanne, who died on Sunday.


1 man struck and killed by hit-run driver in Upper Moreland Township over the weekend.


1 student at Burlington County, N.J., elementary school who died of complications from the flu.


14 percent increase in revenue from table games in Pa. in December.


6 million dollars and change, how much they raked in from table games at Harrah’s Chester, putting them at No. 3 in the state out of the 10 operating casinos when it comes to table games.


3.21 a gallon, what we’re paying on average for gas in the Philly region. $2.82, what we were paying this time last year.


10 cents cheaper to fill up in New Jersey.


10 billion downloads for iPad celebrated this weekend.


27 presidents at Saint Joe’s, the latest will be introduced today.


20 days until pitchers and catchers report to Clearwater for Phillies.


55 days until the first day of spring. Don’t forget to take part in the Great Heron’s Nest Snow Prognosticating Contest. Guess the number of measurable snows between now and March 20. I say 9. We’ve had 1.


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


Anybody think the Eagles could have stayed with any of the four teams playing yesterday? Me neither.


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I Don’t Get It: Police say a woman in Pittsburgh faces charges after kicking her 12-year-old son out of the house over the weekend without shoes. I don’t get it.


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Today’s Upper: Football season is now over. The Super Bowl is just for parties. Let the golf season begin. I wish.


*: “I was not expecting this. I am blown away.”


Quote Box


- Marine Cpl. Roy Basis, on homecoming party thrown for him as he returned to his Haverford home Sunday.

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