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Today is Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. Here’s what you need to know:

Good morning, 

If you’re tired of paying every time you get a Lyft, say no more: The company is rolling out a 30-day ride subscription for free or discounted rides.

The $299 All-Access plan would give riders 30 free rides, as long as those rides cost less than $15. After those rides are used up, additional rides would be discounted 5 percent, according to the Lyft announcement.

If any of the 30 free rides go over $15, riders would just have to pay the difference.

“This is the first step toward delivering on our goal of making car ownership optional, and we’re constantly looking for more ways to provide passengers with the easiest, most convenient options possible,” the announcement reads.

Interested in getting Post Haste sent directly to your email address each morning? Register here.

News from The Post:

The Sook Center opens this weekend. (The Post)

The CI, traditionally known as The College Inn, is the oldest bar in Athens. (The Post)

App ZipIt.News helps combat the media desert in Southeast Ohio. (The Post)

Scores and Game Times:

The hockey season is underway. Here’s how Ohio has done so far. (The Post)

Athens Weather

It will be mostly sunny with a high of 56 degrees today. (Courtesy of Scalia Lab)

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Twitter sent mysterious messages to some users’ phones on Tuesday. (The Verge)

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