Thursday, January 19, 2017

The Daily Numbers for Thursday, Jan. 19

The Daily Numbers: 24 to 48 years in prison for Shannon Matthews in murder of 2-year-old Mason Hunt.

1 year less a day and immediate parole for her boyfriend, Daniel Grafton.

3 years probation and 300 hours of community service for him as well.

227-198 vote last week in the House to repeal the Affordable Care Act, with Delco Rep. Pat Meehan joining Republicans in pushing for repeal.

900 dollar deductibles that are now increasing to $1,500 before insurance kicks in, according to Meehan.

13 ACA programs in Pa. at one point. Meehan now says those have dwindled to just 8.

79, age of Clifton Heights man who had guilty verdict against him in child sex abuse case vacated.

5 Chester officers promoted to rank of detective.

8 cadets from Philadelphia Academy will be joining city patrols.

182 deaths in the county linked to opioid abuse.

94 heroin-related deaths.

121 heroin/fentanyl related deaths.

28 deaths in which the case is still pending but could be linked to opioids.

3.2 billion dollars in revenue at Pa. casinos in 2016.

1.25 percent boost from the casinos’ take in 2015.

4.30 percent dip in table game revenue at Harrah’s for the year.

16.53 percent plunge in table games play in December.

65,296,774 dollars taken in via slots at Harrah’s in 2016. That’s down from $68,233,315 in 2015.

12 percent gain in table games play at Parx in Bucks County.

22.95 percent increase shown at Sugar House in Philly.

230,151,256 dollars in table games at Sands Bethlehem, tops in revenue in the state.

2nd location opening for popular Upper Darby pizza joint Pica’s. They are opening restaurant on West Chester Pike in West Goshen.

7 wins in 9 games for the Sixers.

94-89 win last night over first-place Raptors.

26 points for Joel Embiid

3 new members of Baseball Hall of Fame: Tim Raines, Jeff Bagwell and Ivan Rodriguez.

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

Another day, another win for the Sixers, this time knocking off the best team in the Atlantic Division.

I Don’t Get It: Still mourning the death of little Mason Hunt. His mother was sentenced to a long prison term in connection with his murder.

Today’s Upper: Kudos to Pat Meehan for offering his rationale for making changes to the Affordable Care Act.

Quote Box: “I wake up on the mornings that I can sleep with a heartache that no medication can take away. I have a hole in my heart that will never heal.”

- Paul Hunt, father of Mason Hunt, at sentencing of the boy’s mother in connection with his death.

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