The Daily Numbers: 300 nurses who picketed outside Crozer Chester Medical Center yesterday. 7 weeks, how long the nurses have been negotiating with the health company. They’re concerned about staffing levels at the hospital. 103,000 dollars a year, average salary for a nurse at Crozer. 250 jobs eliminated by the Crozer system back in February after posting a $16 million loss over the previous 7 months. 1 count of theft by unlawful taking that a postal worker from Clifton Heights pleaded guilty to yesterday. She originally had been charged with 15 theft counts. 3 people busted for stealing $400 in merchandise from the CVS store in Upper Chichester. 2 people carjacked at gunpoint in Yeadon. 1 million dollars bail for Neil Scott in the so-called ‘Main Line Take Over Project’ drug ring allegedly run by him and another Haverford School grad. He waived his preliminary hearing on the matter yesterday. 24 hour service on SEPTA subways and the Market-Frankford El starting on June 15 40 cent hike in cigarette tax being eyed as way to ease Pa.’s budget deficit. 2 dollars a pack, what the total tax on butts would be. It could raise $200 million. 15 percent drop in tobacco sales likely in the wake of a tax hike. 21 point decline for stock market yesterday. 15 dollar minimum wage now the law in Seattle. 2 Delco teams that will face off for state girls’ lacrosse title on Saturday when Springfield and Garnet Valley collide. 7-0 loss for the Phillies to the Nats in D.C. last night. 6 hits for the Flailing Phils. 24-32 record for the Phils. 7 games behind the Braves in NL East. Call me a Phanatic: A look at the ups and downs of being a Philadelphia sports fan. So much for closed-door meetings. Ryne Sandberg held a team meeting yesterday afternoon in D.C. after his bench coach, Larry Bowa, aired out the team in a radio interview. Didn’t do much good. I Don’t Get It: How does an 11-year-old boy toss a cat off a bridge - after abusing it by slamming the kitty against a guardrail? I don’t get it. Today’s Upper: Kudos to Larry Bowa. He said what the fans have been thinking for months. That’s why the fans still love him. And the players hate him. Quote Box: “You’ve got players here playing in the big leagues who aren’t playing like big leaguers.” - Phillies coach Larry Bowa.