Today is Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018. Here’s what you need to know:

Good morning, 

Next year, winter will come in April. HBO’s Game of Thrones announced its official return in a tweet Tuesday.

The series will return viewers to Westeros for its eighth and final season. The six-episode season cost HBO about $15 million an episode, according to Entertainment Weekly

The season took 10 months to film and might culminate in an epic final battle that has been alluded to since the beginning of the series.

One thing is certain: fans of Game of Thrones will block off their calendars for the entire month of April. 

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Athens Police Department is investigating the death of an 18-year-old student. (The Post

Scores and Game Times:

Ohio football will take on Buffalo tonight. (The Post)

Ohio field hockey’s season has come to a close. (The Post)

Ohio hockey faced Liberty in a top-10 matchup over the weekend. (The Post)

Athens Weather

It will be partly cloudy with a high of 35 degrees today. (Courtesy of Scalia Lab)

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