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Doomsday clock moves closer to midnight; Little Fish Brewery plans to expand their building

Today is Friday, Jan. 26, 2018. Here’s what you need to know. 

News from The Post

International students discuss their traditional attire and how different it is to Athens.  (The Post)

Athens City School District Board could receive $90 million for ‘option four.’ (The Post

Little Fish Brewery to expand. (The Post

Good morning, 

The Doomsday Clock is officially two minutes till midnight as of yesterday.

As threats of climate change and nuclear war have been looming over the previous year, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists decided to move the clock closer to midnight.

“In 2017, world leaders failed to respond effectively to the looming threats of nuclear war and climate change, making the world security situation more dangerous than it was a year ago — and as dangerous as it has been since World War II,” said in a statement explaining why the clock was moved. 

The last time the clock was this close to midnight was in 1953 when the first hydrogen bomb was tested.

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Athens Weather

Friday will be mostly sunny with no chance of rain. High of 56 degrees. (Courtesy of Scalia Lab)

Scores and Game Times

Men’s basketball hosts Buffalo at 6:30 p.m. tonight. (The Post

Hockey heads to Robert-Morris-Illinois Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. (The Post) 

Women’s Basketball plays at Miami of Ohio Saturday at 1 p.m. (The Post

Track and Field is at the Thundering Herd Invitational this weekend. (The Post

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