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Post Haste: Fetty Wap for Number Fest? Ohio University lecturer competes on 'Jeopardy!'

Number Fest's Twitter account is polling people this week.

Good morning. Here's what you need to know for Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015:

Despite consistent backlash from Athens County residents, yet another Number Fest will be held in April, and festival organizers have begun drumming up potential headliners.

Since Tuesday, the festival’s Twitter account has been asking followers to retweet artists they would like to see in the spring.

So far, Fetty Wap, popularized by songs “Trap Queen” and “Come My Way,” sits atop the leaderboard with more than 1,000 retweets.

Rae Sremmurd (“No Type”) has garnered more than 700 retweets, and Machine Gun Kelly, who notoriously once played Athens and partook in what police called a riot, sits in third with about 530 retweets.

Number Fest said a final round of polling will take place today, so keep an eye on @TheNumberFest if you’d like to cast a vote.


High of 68 today. Mostly sunny. (Courtesy of Scalia Lab)


  • Casa Nueva’s website was hacked yesterday. Management doesn’t seem to care much. (The Post)

  • An OU instructor was on Jeopardy! last night. (The Post)

  • Another Board of Trustees meeting is coming up. We have a preview. (The Post)

Scores & Game Times

No scores to report today, but Ohio hockey was recently ranked No. 1 in the nation, so here’s some more information about that.

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Athens Bar Specials

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

The Pub: $2.50 well drinks. $2.50 Cali Boy and Vegas Bombs

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

Courtside Pizza: $2 domestic; $3 Jameson; $2.50 Long Islands from 4-9 p.m.


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