By the Numbers (Oct. 23)
October 23, 2007
Rainfall in the Hampton Roads area has been 13 inches less than usual so far this year. Low rainfall throughout the state has led Governor Tim Kaine to extend drought disaster status to all but two counties in Virginia.
The number of students at the College in 1889. Enrollment was at a low point as the College had just resumed activities after closing due to lack of funds.
p. **67 percent**
The increase in Apple Computer Inc.’s profit this summer compared to the same period last year. 1.39 million iPhones have been sold since its launch.
p. **18 percent**
The percentage of man-made greenhouse gasses caused by raising livestock, according to the United Nations — more than all forms of transportation combined.