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Post Haste: TedX talk coming to the Athena; Tinder can help you find STI testing

The talk is tonight at 7. 

Good morning. Here's what you need to know for Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016:

What happens when businesses pay their employees to quit?

That’s the question one Ohio University economist will address tonight in a talk at The Athena Cinema. Glenn Dutcher, an assistant professor of economics at OU, will host a TedX conversation called “Paid to Quit” tonight at 7 p.m.

The uncommon tactic is most notably used by Amazon, which offers some employees up to $5,000 to quit their jobs.

The presentation is free, but space is limited. You’ll have to register online to see the talk.

Go learn something new.

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A little windy with a high of 58 degrees. (Courtesy of Scalia Lab)


  • Tinder is now offering an STI testing site locator. (The Post)

  • Our reporters asked about the latest data dump concerning OU’s Coventry Lane records. (The Post)

Scores and Game Times

Men’s basketball lost a relatively close match to Akron last night. We were there passing out special edition tabloids before tipoff.

You might also want to know …

Yahoo! is struggling mightily. (NYT)

A club drug is being hailed as a miracle depression treatment. (WaPo)

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

Athens Bar Specials

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.


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