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The 25th anniversary of the first text was this weekend; see the evolution of the Freedom of Expression policy

Today is Monday, Dec. 4, 2017. Here’s what you need to know.

News from The Post:

See how the news surrounding the Freedom of Expression policy has evolved. (The Post)

Here are some charitable gift ideas to toss around this holiday season. (The Post

Check out what’s happening with city council today. (The Post)

Good morning,

Yesterday marked 25 years since the first text message was sent via a cell phone. Neil Papworth, a software engineer at Vodafone, created a Short Message Service (SMS). In 1992, he tested it out and wrote “Merry Christmas” to a co-worker on the night of their Christmas party.

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Athens weather

Today will be mostly sunny with no precipitation. The high will be 63 degrees. (Courtesy of Scalia Lab)

Scores and Game Times

Men’s basketball defeated Coppin State 80-37 on Friday. (The Post)

Athens High School basketball lost 61-43 Saturday. (The Post

Hockey lost to Morris-Illinois 4-1.on Friday, but came back with a 4-1 win Saturday. (The Post)

Women’s basketball lost 76-52 to IUPUI. (The Post)

You might also want to know …

See what living on $100,000 a year looks like. (NPR)

On Jan. 1, recreational marijuana will be legalized in California. (USA Today)

Learn more about President Donald Trump’s disconcerting appetite. (The Atlantic)


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