Today is Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018. Here’s what you need to know. 

News from The Post:

Thursday is World Hijab Day (The Post)

CPS introduced a new online therapy program (The Post)

The Cleveland Indians are phasing out the Chief Wahoo logo (The Post)

Good Morning,

The Coca-Cola Company and PepsiCo have some new competition.

Yesterday, Dr Pepper Snapple Group and Keurig Green Mountain announced an $11 billion merger plan to create a new beverage empire. The joint-venture, currently dubbed “KDP,” will be a new publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange.

Several popular beverages, including Dr. Pepper, 7 Up, Snapple, Hawaiian Punch and all of Keurig’s licensed and partner coffee brands, will fall under a single corporate umbrella.

After news of the merger broke, Dr Pepper Snapple Group’s stock skyrocketed 24 percent to $118.75 Monday morning.

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Athens Weather 

It’s going to be chilly. Partly cloudy with no precipitation and a high of 30 degrees.  (Courtesy of Scalia Lab)

Scores and Game Times 

Men’s basketball takes on Bowling Green today at 7 p.m. (The Post

You might also want to know… 

FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe is stepping down (The Hill)

Panera Bread is recalling cream cheese over concerns of listeria (NPR)

Rounda Rousey signed a contract with WWE (Fox)

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