The Daily Numbers - July 30

The Daily Numbers: 1 suspect in custody, 1 being sought in brutal beating and robbery of man confined to wheelchair in his Upper Darby home.

2 gold medals won by a Parkside man in the Transplant Olympics. Huge thumb’s up to Howard Pritchard..

4 million words read by students in Penn-Delco School District as they take part in a summer challenge.

2 trees planted where the statue of Joe Paterno used to be located outside Beaver Stadium in State College.

1 pound, about $1.57, what Paul McCartney was paid for his gig at the opening show at the London Olympics.

1 player, a backup safety, who has left the Penn State .

759,000 registered voters in Pa. getting letters from Pa. because their names do not show up on PennDOT data base that they have a valid ID.

12 percent of voters in Pa. who may lack the proper ID.

60,000 Pennsylvanians who will be removed from General Assistance rolls this week.

150 million, how much Pa. looks to save in the move.

200 dollar monthly payments to people undergoing treatment for addiction or victims of domestic violence.

2 Phillies, Joe Blanton and Shane Victorino, most likely to be dealt before trading deadline today.

16.5 games behind the Nats, where the Phillies stand today.

1st to worst. And worst to 1st. The Phils and Nats have traded positions as they open a series in D.C. tonight.

0 practices for Eagles today, they’re off. They will practice 2 times on Wednesday.

17 total medals won so far by the U.S. at the London Olympics.

5 golds for the U.S., trailing the 9 golds collected by China.

2 more medals likely today for Michael Phelps, which will make him the all-time Olympic medal winner.


Call me a Phanatic: A look at the ups and downs of being a Philadelphia sports fan.Hear that clock ticking. That’s time slipping away for one of the great runs of Phillies baseball. Ruben Amaro Jr. likely will break up the gang before the trade deadline arrives at 5 p.m.



I Don’t Get It: For some reason, and I’m not sure why, and have almost no interest in these Olympics.


Today’s Upper: Kudos to Howard Pritchard, an organ donor who recently snagged a couple of medals in the Transplant Games.


Quote Box: “There is no way he could have defended himself. It was cruel and inhumane.”

- Upper Darby top cop Mike Chitwood, on brutal beating and robbery of man in a wheelchair.



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