Monday, February 11, 2013

Daily Numbers for Monday, Feb. 11

The Daily Numbers: 1415, the last time a pope stepped down.

28 of February, when Pope Benedict XVI announced this morning that he would step down.

78, how old Pope Benedict was when elected to the Holy See. He's 85 now.

27 schools in Delaware County that have been placed on 'low-achieving' list.

22, age of man whose body was found shot to death in the yard of a Chester home.

2 people found buried in shallow grave in South Jersey.

8 families chased from their homes in Eddystone apartments early this morning.

11 cent jump nationally in the price of gas last week. It's now going for $3.57.

3.71 a gallon, what we're paying here in Philly region.

18 million dollar project to renovate Coebourn Elementary School in Penn-Delco.

4 people wounded when gunfire erupted on crowded Bourbon Street during Mardi Gras celebrations in New Orleans.

1 million dollar reward now being offere in the manhunt for suspected cop killer Christopher Dorner in Los Angeles area.

150,000 people still without power from the blizzard that buried New England in as much as 30 inches of snow.

5 deaths reported in Connecticut as a result of the storm.

10 other deaths in the region believed to be linked to the storm.

58-41 blowout win for Chester High over Neumann-Goretti in battle of Pa. powerhouses.

19-3 record for the Clippers, the No. 1 seed in the District One AAAA tourney.

14 points, 15 rebounds for Richard Granberry,

20 points for Rondae Jefferson.

Call me a Phanatic: A look at the ups and downs of being a Philadelphia sports fan. Forget the Sixers. The Chester Clippers might be the best basketball team in the area. They routed another powerhouse in Neumann-Goretti Sunday.

I Don’t Get It
: We've now heard from the Paterno family. I'm still not buying.

Today’s Upper: Kudos to the Chester Clippers. They're the odds-on favorite for another state hoops title.

Quote Box:
“It's totally unfair. We don't know how students in private schools would do on the PSSAs because they don't have to take them." - William Penn Superintendent Joseph Bruni, on giving kids the chance to apply scholarships to parochial schools since the district has been labeled "low-achieving."

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