Monday, March 22, 2010

The Daily Numbers - March 22

The Daily Numbers: 219-212 vote last night by which the House passed health care reform.
0 votes in favor from Republicans.
2 Democrats in Pa., 1 in New Jersey who voted against the plan.
540 acres consumed by fire in Barnegat, in South Jersey.
1 person missing after a boat capsized in the Delaware River near New Hope. A 58-year-old man was not found; his 24-year-old son was rescued.
2 people killed in crash on Roosevelt Boulevard.
2 incidents of vandalism that targeted a church in Gloucester County, N.J.
40, age of woman from Delaware County who was victim of road rage incident in Philly in which police say she was shot because she would not let another driver cut in front of her.
2 people injured in a shooting and stabbing inside Traxx Sports Bar and Grille in Upper Darby.
2.83 a gallon, what we’re paying on average for gas in the Philly region. Yep, must be spring.
4.3 percent increase in number of people in prison in Pa. last year.
1,000 kids who converged on South Street in Philly Saturday night in the latest incident of a “flash mob,” organized via social media online.
30 million dollar Powerball pot Wednesday night after nobody hit all the right numbers on Saturday.
50 years in the entertainment biz for Jerry Blavat, the “Geator with the Heater.”
34.5 million dollars in ticket sales for “Alice in Wonderland,” maling it No. 1 at the box office for the 3rd straight week.
0 Philly teams left in the men’s NCAA tourney, after both Villanova and Temple were bounced.
44 saves for Atlanta Thrashers goalie Ondrej Pavelec as the Flyers lost both ends of weekend home and home series.
6 seed, where Flyers now stand with 11 games left in regular season.
5 sharp innings from Jamie Moyer in his first outing against first-line players. He had pitched 3 ‘B’ games. He’s battling with Kyle Kendrick for the 5th starter’s job.
.125 batting average this spring for Raul Ibanez, who is 4-for34.
18 women who claim they had affairs with golfer Tiger Woods. He gave 2 interviews on Sunday.
Call me a Phanatic: A look at the ups and downs of being a Philadelphia sports fan.Turns out Fran Dunphy knew what he was talking about in not wanting to play Cornell. The Big Red not only dispatched Temple, but are now on their way to the Sweet 16.
I Don’t Get It: Some knucklehead commandeered the PA system at a Walmart store in South Jersey and ordered all black people to leave the store.
Very funny, right? A teen has been charged in the case. I don’t get it.
Today’s Upper: Kudos to Major League Soccer and its players for coming to their senses and settling their contract dispute. That means the Union – the pride of Chester and the region – will kick off the season Thursday night in Seattle.
Quote Box: “I tried to stop and I couldn’t stop[. And it was just, it was horrific.”
- Tiger Woods, talking about his serial adultery.


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