Monday, March 13, 2017

The Daily Numbers for Monday, March 13

The Daily Numbers: 1, as in the No. 1 seed in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament for the defending champion Villanova Wildcats.

7:10 p.m. Thursday, when Villanova plays its 1st game of the tourney in Buffalo vs winner of play-in game between Mount St. Mary and New Orleans.

2, as in the No. 2 seed in the East to Duke, which could be on collision course in Elite 8 matchup. 8-12 inches of snow being called for across the region. There will be blizzard conditions in New York City and up to New England.

4.4 million dollars awarded to Boothwyn, Upper Chichester man in suit against PennDOT after he was injured in a bike accident after he was thrown from his bike after striking a bump on a dangerous road.

10,000 dollar nonrefundable deposit needed to apply for medical marijuana growing operation under new Pa. law.

5,000 dollar nonrefundable fee for a dispensary license.

100,000 dollars in no-bid contracts given to SEPTA police chief by the ousted head of the Philadelphia Parking Authority.

300 people who showed up at a rally to oppose President Donald Trump’s policies in Philly. They got a visit from Gov. Tom Wolf.

1 Harrisburg fire official who died of injuries he suffered responding to fire.

1 child who died in that fire, believed to be a result of a Hoverboard that burst into flames.

60, age of Joni Sledge, part of the pop group Sister Sledge, who had a hit with the standard, “We Are Family.” She died over the weekend.

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

Kudos to the Villanova Wildcats. The defending champions are now the No. 1 seed in the NCAA hoops tourney.

I Don’t Get It: Remember when it comes to medical marijuana. This is not something that is going to be smoked. It will be creams, ointments and tinctures given to those battling critical illnesses to ease pain.

Today’s Upper: Kudos to anyone who talks about anything other than the weather today.

Quote Box: “Nobody’s expectations for us can exceed the expectations we have for ourselves as a team.”

- Kris Jenkins, of the Villanova Wildcats.

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