Tuesday, May 13, 2014

The Daily Numbers for Tuesday, May 13

The Daily Numbers: 1 person killed by an Amtrak train last night in Marcus Hook and 1 person stabbed in a local hotel. Police are investigating to see if they are related incidents.

2 families who have filed suit against the Southeast Delco School District and the county IU in connection with a bullying incident on a school bus.

64,285 dollars raised by incumbent state Rep. Margo Davidson, giving her a big lead over her 2 challengers in the Dem Primary next week.

48,515 raised by challenger Billy Smith.

660 bucks raised by Zhang.

4 Dem hopefuls for the Pa. governor’s job who held their final debate before the primary last night.

68, age of woman struck by pickup truck in Media yesterday.

48, age of Folcroft resident who has been reported missing.

3 more police officers being hired by Brookhaven.

2 years probation - plus restitution - for the man charged in a series of tire slashings in Philly.

2 unions who are now being turned away from the Philadelphia Convention Center after they missed deadline to agree to new work rules. Other unions yesterday crossed their picket line.

1 house that collapsed and 16 others ruled unsafe on a block in Philly.

13 of May in 1985, the anniversary of the devastating MOVE fire in Philly.

4 to 12 feet, height that many experts now believe sea levels could rise over a couple of centuries due to global warming.

2 cases of the MERS virus now reported in the U.S.

112 point spike for the stock market yesterday, closing at 1,695.47. That’s a record high.

.273 batting average for Mike Trout, the pride of Millville, N.J., who is in town with the Angels tonight to face off with Cliff Lee and Phils.

7 home runs, 22 RBI, 4 stolen bases for Trout.

Call me a Phanatic: A look at the ups and downs of being a Philadelphia sports fan. How do you think local product Mike Trout would look in Phillies pinstripes? We’ll get a chance to dream over the next two nights.

I Don’t Get It: If you don’t understand the significance of this date in history, you no doubt were not around when an entire block in West Philly burned to the ground in a police confrontation with the group MOVE>

Today’s Upper: Kudos to Mike Trout. Welcome home, fella.

Quote Box: “I think we’re all fans.”

- Ryan Howard, on interest in seeing Mike Trout play in person.

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