Today’s Top Stories:
Sports betting legalization in Ohio opens opportunities for bars, bettors in Athens
With sports betting recently legalized in Ohio, it brings the potential of economic growth to the state while also expanding the market. What does this mean for those interested in betting, and how will this affect Athens? Read here for The Post’s report.
New York-based duo to bring an array of new music to OU
The Ohio University Composers’ Association is hosting musical duo Popebama on Sunday. The duo of Erin Rogers and Dennis Sullivan are known for their creative and unorthodox music styles. The performance will include five pieces from five different composers, and Rogers is particularly excited for the duo’s final performance of the night. Click for the full story.
Men’s Basketball: Central Michigan scouting report and how to follow along
Coming off its eighth-straight victory, Ohio will travel to Mount Pleasant on Saturday to take on Central Michigan. The two teams have had opposite seasons so far. The Bobcats sit on top of the Mid-American Conference, whereas the Chippewas have the worst overall record in the conference. Here’s what to know and how to follow along.
Save the Trees or I’ll Break Your Knees: Build Back Better would help environment but is unlikely to pass
President Joe Biden’s Build Back Better plan has the potential to protect the planet from the damage that climate change brings. However, it is unlikely to be passed by the conservative-leaning U.S. Senate. This is despite the fact that the majority of Americans are willing to make alterations to everyday life to combat climate change. Click for the full column.
Food Review: Mr. Hibachi is the best thing to come out of 2022 so far
All hibachi fans in Athens can rejoice. Mr. Hibachi, a new to-go style Japanese restaurant on Court Street, should soon turn into a hotspot once everyone realizes that its menu is as delicious as it is versatile. Here’s a review of the newest dining option.