Thursday, June 9, 2016

The Daily Numbers for Thursday, June 9

The Daily Numbers: 60 days from now, how soon you might be able to buy a bottle of wine in your local supermarket.

80 years, how long Gov. Tom Wolf says it’s been since meaningful changes have been made in laws governing sale of alcohol in Pa. 4 bottles of wine at a time, the most any single customer can purchase at one time.

14,000 holders of takeout beer licenses who will be able to add wine to their sales.

150 million dollars a year, what the measure will add to the state’s coffers, although unions are most skeptical of that figure.

600 state-owned liquor stores will not be closed or privatized. They will be able to expand hours and more stores will be open on Sunday.

24 hours a day, what casinos will be able to sell booze, as opposed to 19 now.

12 homicides this year in the city of Chester, which saw another fatal shooting yesterday.

18 homicides for all of Delaware County.

5 months for Brian Dietzler on the Upper Darby School Board. The newly elected member is moving out of the district.

10 pounds of cocaine found on Upper Darby woman at Philadelphia International Airport, officials claim.

1.5 cent-per-ounce tax on sugary drinks that got the initial OK in Philly.

3 cents, the tax originally sought by Mayor Jim Kenney.

2 pitches, all that Vince Velasquez lasted before the left game vs. Cubs with arm soreness.

8-1 shellacking for the Phillies by the 1st place Cubs.

16 batters retired by Cubs John Lackey to finish off the game.

3 hits, all the Phils managed to muster.

3-7 home stand for the Phils, who now head to D.C. for a weekend set with 1st place Nats.

Call me a Phanatic: A look at the ups and downs of being a Philadelphia sports fan.

Let’s hope this “arm soreness” with Vince Velasquez isn’t serious. That could be a killer.

I Don’t Get It: The archdiocese is putting heat on Delco reps for their votes on House Bill 1947, which would increase the window for victims of child sexual abuse to file civil actions. I don’t get it.

Today’s Upper: Kudos to state Rep. Nick Miccarelli, who is fighting back with some strong words of his own.

Quote Box: “Frankly, I would much rather be chastised from the altar than to be damned for not allowing justice to be done.”

- Miccarelli, in guest column that appears on today’s op-ed page.

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