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Post Haste: Your iPhone (probably) becomes outdated today; Ohio University's Ellis Hall is too hot for classes

You can update your smartphone at one of the numerous stores on East State Street.

Good morning. Here's what you need to know for Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015:

Welcome to Wednesday. Are you ready for your smartphone to become outdated?

Get ready, because today is probably that day.

Apple is expected to reveal the iPhone 6S today, among other things, at an event in San Francisco at about 1 p.m. (10 a.m. out West).

While the new model likely will not be a total overhaul of the phone’s current design, some are anticipating the addition of Force Touch, a feature that will make the device sensitive to varying amounts of pressure.

It’s also safe to say the devices will be getting a little bigger and will have a slightly better camera.

There are AT&T, Verizon and Sprint stores on East State Street in Athens if you want to replace your aging iPhone in the near future.


Cloudy with a 30 percent chance of thunderstorms this afternoon. High of 87.(Courtesy of Scalia Lab)


  • All classes meeting in Ellis Hall before 5 p.m. today are canceled. The university cited an “inability to manage” the building’s temperature as the cause. (The Post)

  • OU has missed its deadline to comply with a records request from the Ohio Inspector General regarding the purchase of President McDavis’s new home. (The Post)

  • Athens City Council met for the first time of the school year last night. (The Post

Scores & Game Times

No scores to report. But The Post’s sports staff has a breakdown of the Bobcats’ search for a consistent tight end. (The Post)

You might also want to know ...

A Kentucky Clerk of Courts who was recently jailed for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couple was released Tuesday. (CNN)

The University of Tennessee recently removed a controversial page from its website asking students to refer to non-gender binary peers by gender-neutral pronouns. (AP)

For more global news, check out The New York Times' daily briefing.

Athens bar specials tonight

Pawpurr’s Bar: Half-off drinks from 8-9 p.m.

The Pub: $2.50 domestic aquariums. $1.50 shot of the night

Red Brick Tavern: $1 well drinks and domestics from 6-9 p.m.

Courtside Pizza: $0.50 slices, $2 Blue Moon, $2 mixed drinks, $1.50 mixed shots from 4-9 p.m.


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