In this issue of By The Numbers, we review a book which has just been released. The text, titled “Sandlot Stats: Learning Statistics with Baseball,” was authored by Dr. Stanley Rothman, a mathematics professor at Quinnipiac University.
A new poll in the race for U.S. Senate in Connecticut shows Rep. Chris Murphy and Linda McMahon at 47 and 48 percent respectively.
The NYPD stopped close to 700,000 people on the street last year. Nearly 87 percent were black or Hispanic, and about half were frisked. About 10 percent were arrested.
The Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday shows City Council Speaker Christine Quinn winning the support of 29 percent of the city’s registered Democrats.
Police said teacher Rafael Sosa abused an 8-year-old student inside his third grade classroom at P.S 208 repeatedly between December and last week.
The Quinnipiac University poll found that New Yorkers are opposed to the proposed ban 51 to 46 percent.
According to the new Quinnipiac University poll, former WWE executive Linda McMahon has a commanding 59 to 33 lead over former Rep. Chris Shays in the fight for the Republican nomination to replace the retiring Sen. Joe Lieberman.
New Jersey is the only state in the Tri-State Area without gay marriage, and a new poll shows people are still split on the issue, WCBS 880’s Levon Putney reported.
It seems things don’t change much in Connecticut — at least when it comes to MLB fandom.
There was a stunning development Monday in the New York City mayor’s race. Republican leaders have been trying to convince top cop Ray Kelly to seek the city’s top job — and sources told CBS 2 he’s thinking about it.
In Connecticut, if you will be 18-years-old by the general election on November 6, you are eligible to preregister and vote in the primaries.
The Quinnipiac poll found that New Jersey voters approve of Gov. Chris Christie 59-36 percent. Meanwhile, they disagreed with him on the criticism of NYPD Police Commissioner Ray Kelly regarding Muslim surveillance in the state.
Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney is making stops in Connecticut and Rhode Island in advance of this month’s Republican presidential primaries in both states.
Quinnipiac University poll director Maurice Carroll says that Romney thumps Santorum 54 to 21 in the primary, and neither Newt Gingrich nor Rep. Ron Paul are even in it.
A new poll shows former wrestling executive Linda McMahon still leading in Connecticut’s Republican Senate primary, but former Rep. Chris Shays has gained some ground and fares better against potential Democratic challengers in a general election.