Friday, October 28, 2016

The Daily Numbers for Friday, Oct. 28

The Daily Numbers: 4.3 million dollars in revenue for the county now in jeopardy because the Legislature failed to address casino host agreement tax deals.

10 million on the hook in Chester.

4 to 5 million dollars in additional revenue the county could wind up receiving with an expansion of Internet gaming. That’s also on hold now.

7.3 million dollars awarded to former Penn State assistant coach Mike McQueary in his defamation case against Penn State in connection with the Jerry Sandusky scandal.

3 men who continue to be held in connection with a brutal attack on a mailman in Morton.

35 years in the slammer for a Glen Mills on child porn and sex raps involving a child.

2, as in Strike 2 for convicted sex offender now guilty in another attack on a child.

265 million dollars, how much Amtrak will pay to settle claims from deadly rail crash in Philly last spring.

8 people killed when the train roared off the tracks.

200 others injured.

280 jobs now in danger with closing of cigar factory in Limerick.

900,000 dollar fine against Peco for gas blast that leveled home in Coatesville.

5-4 loss for the Flyers to the Coyotes last night in South Philly.

3, as in Game 3 of the World Series, which sees the Cubs playing their first home Series game in 71 years.

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

Sunday night’s Eagles-Cowboys clash promises to be a look at what could be the next great rivalry: Carson Wentz vs. Dak Prescott, two of the best young rookie QBs to come into the league in years.

I Don’t Get It: The Pennsylvania Legislature. Enjoy your break, folks.

Today’s Upper: Kudos to the arrival of six-pack sales at your local beer distributor.

Quote Box: “I’m going to get the bigger bottle of Pepto-Bismol until Thanksgiving.”

- County Councilman John McBlain, on shaky status of casino funds for the county and city.

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