Today is Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. Here’s what you need to know.

News from The Post:

Athens has changed some parking meters so now they take credit cards. (The Post)

See how figure skating costumes have changed throughout the years. (The Post

Bobcathon happened this weekend — see how much money was raised. (The Post)

Good morning and welcome back,

Today is Presidents’ Day, which is celebrated on the third Monday in February. It is still officially called “Washington’s Birthday” by the federal government. The holiday became known as Presidents’ Day after it was moved as part of the 1971 Uniform Monday Holiday Act, which was an attempt to create three-day weekends for workers in the U.S.

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Athens weather

Today will be cloudy with a 50 percent chance of early afternoon rain. The high will be 67 degrees. (Courtesy of Scalia Lab

Scores and Game Times

Men’s basketball overcame mistakes in a 92-87 win over Miami on Saturday. (The Post)

Women’s basketball defeated Bowling Green 69-58 on Saturday. (The Post)

The baseball team split a weekend series against Rider in South Carolina. (The Post)

The softball team beat Virginia, UNC-Greensboro and Jacksonville while losing to Lipscomb and Massachusetts this weekend. (The Post)

Men’s golf tied for seventh at the Invitational at Savannah Harbor in Savannah, Georgia. (The Post)

Track and field broke a weight throw record at the Buckeye Tune-Up. (The Post).

Hockey lost 5-2 to Iowa State on Friday and won 6-1 on Saturday. (The Post)

You might also want to know …

Top U.S. officials are telling the world to ignore President Donald Trump’s tweets. (The Washington Post)

Angry Florida students took to the streets on Sunday to protest gun violence. (The Los Angeles Times)

Learn more about what it takes to judge Olympic ice skating competitions. (The Washington Post)


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