Today is Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. Here’s what you need to know. 

News from The Post:

Some Ohio University faculty members are calling large university budget cuts a "crisis," but OU is telling them not to panic. (The Post)

Learn why journalism-related movies always seem to be nominated for Oscars. (The Post)

Check out the best songs that came out 10 years ago. (The Post)

Good Morning,

Today is National Margarita Day, so turn up the Jimmy Buffett and get in the mood for warmer weather.

If you're looking for a classic margarita, head to Sol Island Bar and Grill, 700 E. State St.; Gran Ranchero, 979 E. State St.; or Fluff Bakery, 8 N. Court St.

If you're looking to mix it up, check out Casa Nueva, 6 W. State St., where you can choose from more than 15 different types of margarita.

If you'd prefer a Coronarita — that's a margarita with a Corona beer in it — try Broney's Alumni Grill, 7 W. Carpenter St.

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Athens Weather 

Another soggy day: rainy with a high of 51 degrees. (Courtesy of Scalia Lab)

Scores and Game Times 

Ohio women's basketball survived Kent State on Wednesday, 79-78. (The Post)

You might also want to know… 

Lawmakers in Florida declined to discuss a bill that would ban assault weapons like the one used in last week's shooting at a high school in that state. In the same session, they declared pornography a "public health risk" that requires "education, prevention, research, & policy change to protect citizens." (NPR)

The Rev. Billy Graham — perhaps the best-known Christian preacher in the U.S. — died Wednesday. He was 99. (The New York Times)

The heavily criticized Snapchat update appears to be here to stay. (The Verge)


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