The Daily Numbers - Oct. 20
The Daily Numbers: 2-1 deficit for the Phillies in their NLCS vs. the Giants after they lost last night, 3-0.
3 hits for the Feeble Phils as they got shut down by Matt Cain.
1 inning, what tonight’s starter, Joe Blanton, has pitched since the last week of September.
9 3-foot-tall pot plants seized from a home in Upland.
30 years of service celebrated by the Community Action Agency of Delaware County.
46-45 lead for Joe Sestak over Pat Toomey in a poll by Public Policy Polling in the Pa. U.S. Senate race.
44-41 percent lead for Sestak in a poll done by Muhlenberg College.
2 Philadelphia men facing charges in a series of home invasions in Delco targeting Asian merchants.
1 debate between the 2 candidates set for tonight in Philly.
3 percent tax on natural gas extraction in the Marcellus Shale regions of Pa. still being sought by Gov. Ed Rendell. He wants it start out at 3 and gradually increase to 5.
43 million dollars wasted by the New Jersey Turnpike Authority, according to a new audit.
1 million dollar settlement in the suit against Kiddie Kollege, the N.J.
day care in Gloucester County that was located in a contaminated building that used to be a thermometer factory.
70,186 dollars believed pilfered by a worker from a New Jersey church.
5 strikeouts for Giants starter Matt Cain; Cole Hamels struck out 8 in the losing effort.
Call me a Phanatic: A look at the ups and downs of being a Philadelphia sports fan.
Pretty simple, really. The Phils must win tonight. They cannot afford to go down 3-1 and expect to win 3 straight.
I Don’t Get It: A daughter has been charged in the murder of her mother in Bristol, Bucks County. She then is believed to have set the body on fire.
Today’s Upper: We can’t stop now. We’re probably needed more than ever.
The Phils are 3,000 miles away. Let them hear you tonight.
Quote Box: “If somebody’s already made the decision to run, I didn’t think that ‘helping’ with the process of signature petitions was improper.”
- Dem Congressional candidate Bryan Lentz, in admitting he was aware of work by his aides in helping a third-party candidate on the ballot.