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Post Haste: Number Fest ride-sharing has already started; Tony Campbell declared for the NBA Draft

The festival is this weekend.

Good morning. Here's what you need to know for Thursday, April 14, 2016:

By nixing its shuttle service to Number Fest, Prime Social Group might have inadvertently created a black market.

On Wednesday someone posted to Facebook a link to a Google spreadsheet for organizing rides to and from the two-day music festival. The catch: it’ll be $5 for a one-way ride.

Technically speaking, collecting fees for rides in this way violates Athens Municipal Code. You’d need a taxicab license to do it legally.

As of press time, more than 75 people had signed up for a ride. In other words, the driver is primed to make roughly $400 off the venture.

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Weather

High of 68 degrees and a little wind. (Courtesy of Scalia Lab)

News

  • Here’s a preview of Number Fest, if you’re not sure what it’s all about. (The Post)

  • There’s a scooter club on campus. (The Post)

Scores and Game Times

Big news: Ohio forward Tony Campbell declared for the NBA Draft. The softball team lost to Kent State yesterday.

You might also want to know …

It looks like presidential candidate Donald Trump’s campaign manager won’t be prosecuted after all. (Politico)

Fox News talked about the pro-Trump graffiti wall. (Fox News)

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

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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