Today is Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017. Here’s what you need to know today:
News from The Post:
OU’s campus now has only three mailrooms — one on each residential green — instead of mailrooms in individual dorms. (The Post)
OU saw a slight drop in its summer enrollment this year. (The Post)
The Toledo Zoo is mourning the death of a beloved primate.
J.J., an orangutan, died Saturday at the age of 45, the Toledo Blade reported. Born on Oct. 3, 1971, he was the oldest male orangutan in captivity in North America.
While J.J. reportedly enjoyed interacting with the zoo’s guests, particularly children, he loved to watch football and The Price is Right — though he apparently lost interest in the latter after the retirement of longtime host Bob Barker in 2007.
“He was an incredible ambassador for his species and will be dearly missed,” said Jeff Sailer, the zoo’s executive director.
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Wednesday looks like another nice day: partly cloudy with a high of 80 degrees. (Courtesy of Scalia Lab)
Scores and Game Times
Ohio’s volleyball team lost to Dayton, 3 sets to 1, last night.
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