Thursday, August 1, 2013

The Daily Numbers for Thursday August 1

The Daily Numbers: 3 gunshot wounds suffered by suspect fired on by police after he allegedly tried to run down a cop with his car.

500 dollars in cash and a half-pound of pot taken from the suspect.

23, age of woman from Secane charged in a fatal DUI crash in Philly that claimed the life of a 21-year-old man from West Grove who was a passenger in her car.

8 million dollar windfall for Radnor Township stemming from a tax settlement.

32 years for the Wawa location on Baltimore Pike and Route 452 in Lima out in Middletown. It closed its doors last week.

1,500 employees at Fresh Grocer in Drexel Hill. The store has been bought by Shop Rite.

800 jobs coming to Collegeville with an R&D site being located there by Dow Chemical.

1,100 additional bridges in Pennsylvania that could be slapped with weight limits as discussions on how to fix them and others goes nowhere.

0 moves made by Ruben Amaro Jr. and the Phillies at the trade deadline.

9-2 loss for the Phils as they got hammered at home by the Giants.

7 runs on 8 hits surrendered by Kyle Kendrick, who lasted just 2 innings.

Call me a Phanatic: A look at the ups and downs of being a Philadelphia sports fan. What was Riley Cooper thinking? Obviously not a lot. He appeared to be genuinely contrite. And his teammates are ready to move on. The rest of society might not be.

I Don’t Get It: What is it about some folks who refuse to realize just how hurtful that one single word is. It simply cannot escape your lips.

Today’s Upper: Kudos to Michael Vick and many of his African-American Eagles teammates, who offered support for Cooper and vowed to put the incident behind them.

Quote Box: “I'm extremely embarrassed, I'm extremely hurt, I'm extremely sorry for my actions. I'm ready to accept any consequences." - Eagles wide receiver Riley Cooper, at press conference held to apologize for his use of the N-word captured on video.

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